Infrastructure is on the up. Software application development is driven by many trends on a year-on-year basis, but key among the current major drivers is a push to create and enable more powerful, more manageable and more flexible controls that work at the infrastructure level. Given that infrastructure is now,
For many companies, a strong, data-driven culture remains elusive, and data are rarely the universal basis for decision making. Why is it so hard? Our work in a range of industries indicates that the biggest obstacles to creating data-based businesses aren’t technical; they’re cultural. We’ve distilled 10 data commandments to
It’s problematic when companies decide to embark on a digital transformation agenda without having a clear definition, let alone vision, for what it means. The fundamental meaning of transformation is not about replacing old technologies with new ones, or capturing high volumes of data, or hiring an army of data
In order to realize AI’s giant potential, CMOs need to have a good grasp of the various kinds of applications available and how they may evolve. This article guides marketing executives through the current state of AI and presents a framework that will help them classify their existing projects and
According to a UN report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 811 million people in the world went hungry in 2020. The same report estimates that 118 million people in the world suffer from chronic hunger. Some innovators are completely awake to these truths, and
With all the data that’s created each day and the possibilities for making data-driven decisions in business, every company must have a way to present data to business users in a user-friendly and informative way. In my experience, a lot of organizations get this wrong. In the pursuit of making
Data is the lifeblood of our economy today. It helps businesses in every single industry provide better, more personalized experiences for their customers. And with the IoT, we are creating data at unprecedented rates. However, there are a few challenges to IoT data storage and consumption that many large enterprises
Data storytelling can yield significant benefits in informational analysis, but it requires skill and expertise. Learn some tips from data experts to get the most out of the experience. The age-old problem with data analysis is making the best use out of the information obtained by carefully parsing it for
Marketing teams have been struggling for years to adjust to their changing roles amid digital transformation. This year, they’ve added a global pandemic, layoffs, and budget cuts to the ever-changing marketplace. Whereas just a few months ago, many were arguing whether CMOs are even relevant post-digital transformation, marketing teams are
Way too often, we’re guilty of relying on data to make decisions for us. And who can you blame us? Data is sexy. It’s tangible. It makes it easy to support our argument. But without context, we can’t replicate the successes or fully understand the shortcomings that the data conveys.
Today’s HR teams potentially have access to huge amounts of data, and this can bring great rewards for those who use that data intelligently. But, data also brings its own unique challenges. Therefore, before implementing any data-driven HR approach, it’s important to consider the potential pitfalls that surround employee-related data, particularly when it comes to their personal data.
In the last few years, we’ve seen incredible advances in data, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI). While there is understandable concern about what this means for human jobs, I still believe this is an exciting time for businesses – and the people who work in them.