Data Matters

Debate and discussion around data management, analytics, BI and information governance.

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  • Software: to build or not to build? That is the question

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 13 Nov 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Kevin Hurd, Founder & CEO, Digital Hive. In 2015 Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella famously said: “every business will be a software business”. And it’s hard to argue ...

  • British businesses need to be prepared for post-Brexit changes to our data protection laws

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 28 Oct 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Ben Tomlinson, Personally Identifiable Information Security Officer and Marketing Manager at Atlas Cloud. Data is arguably now the most valuable resource on earth; the ...

  • Welcome to the world of pervasive ERP

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 15 Oct 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Claus Jepsen, chief technology officer, Unit4 For decades now, users of enterprise resource planning software have been trained to believe that all the action must take ...

  • Location intelligence: Geospatial technology’s vital role in the UK’s housing crisis

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 29 Sep 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Stuart Bonthrone, Chief Executive, Esri UK. The UK’s housing crisis has reached a crunch point over recent years - and it’s now estimated that a massive 345,000 new ...

  • It’s time to get on the low-code fast train

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 29 Sep 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Gaurav Dhillon, CEO, SnapLogic. Low-code technologies are not new. They’ve been part of IT’s application development kit for decades. But in recent years the adoption of ...

  • Exploiting enhanced data management to create value in the ‘new normal’

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 29 Sep 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Stuart Bernard, Vice President, Global Digital Solutions, EMEA, Iron Mountain. COVID-19 has turned businesses and economies upside down, changing the world irrevocably. ...

  • Ethics of AI algorithms under examination

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 24 Aug 2020
  • Sebastian Klovig Skelton’s article in this week’s CW ezine issue, ‘Auditing for algorithmic discrimination’ could hardly be more timely. The fall-out from the algorithmic exams fiascos of recent ...

  • Data-driven digital transformation: five technology initiatives for the age of Covid-19

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 28 Jul 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Rich Pugh, co-founder and chief data scientist, Mango Solutions The things we do not know about Covid-19 seem almost endless. There are no clear answers yet to some of ...

  • Making efficiency the new normal: end-to-end automation in financial services

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 21 Jul 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by James Loft, COO, Rainbird. If 2020 has been anything so far, ‘unpredictable’ is as good a descriptor as any. The financial services sector has suffered disrupted supply ...

  • The automation revolution is happening now

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 21 Jul 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Jason Kingdon, Chairman & CEO of Blue Prism And it's raining RPA [Robotic Process Automation]… IBM's announcement that they are acquiring a Brazilian Robotic Process ...

  • The UK government’s weaponization of data analytics

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 14 Jul 2020
  • Data analytics seems to have emerged as a cure-all for the current Conservative government. Indeed, it is being positioned as a critical element in the wider revolution of Whitehall that Dominic ...

  • Why Digital Transformation relies on Continuous Intelligence

    Brian McKenna - Business Applications Editor 10 Jul 2020
  • This is a guest blogpost by Bruno Kurtic, co-founder and vice president of strategy and solutions, Sumo Logic I recently had a conversation with someone who tried to argue that digital ...

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  • The impact of blockchain in COVID-19 pandemic

    Organizations across several industries from healthcare to retail are turning to blockchain to help support critical business ...

  • Top 5 digital transformation trends of 2021

    In 2021, low-code, MLOps, multi-cloud management and data streaming will drive business agility and speed companies along in ...

  • Private 5G companies show major potential

    Companies across several vectors are deploying their own private 5G networks to solve business challenges. Here, experts dive ...

SearchSecurity

  • How to perform a cybersecurity risk assessment, step by step

    This five-step framework for performing a cybersecurity risk assessment will help your organization prevent and reduce costly ...

  • 6 common types of cyber attacks and how to prevent them

    To prevail in the battle against cybercrime, companies must understand how they are being attacked. Here are the six most ...

  • The enterprise case for implementing live-fire cyber skilling

    Companies continue to grapple with the cybersecurity skills gap, but Adi Dar offers a way to ensure security teams are properly ...

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  • 5 networking startups helping enterprises adapt and prepare

    Even in a global pandemic, these five networking startups continue to impress. Learn how their innovative technologies can help ...

  • Private 5G networks to gain momentum in 2021

    Enterprises using industrial IoT devices are among the early adopters of private 5G networks, which could become an $8 billion ...

  • Ensure network resilience with redundancy and skills

    Ensuring network resilience doesn't just mean building redundancy in network infrastructure. It should also include planning ...

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  • Server failure, Linux comprise 2020 data center management tips

    When you work in IT, you should consistently try to expand your knowledge base. This tip roundup explores recent content about ...

  • Smart UPS features for better backup power

    Vendors now offer UPSes with functions that help regulate voltage and maintain battery health. Before you upgrade, evaluate costs...

  • Data center market M&A deals hit new high in 2020

    This year proved to be a banner year for data center mergers and acquisitions with 113 deals valued at over $30 billion, a pace ...

SearchDataManagement

  • What FAIR data management means for your enterprise

    The FAIR principles were made to promote the sharing of data in the research field, but their guidance can help organizations in ...

  • Emerging data management trends to watch in 2021

    A number of nascent efforts across the enterprise data landscape became manifest in 2020 that are likely to become larger trends ...

  • Data lineage documentation imperative to data quality

    Understanding the detailed journey of data elements throughout the data pipeline can help an enterprise maintain data quality and...

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