A new world – a new way of upskilling

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As the world continues to transform digitally, there is also a growing concern around how to retain the skills needed for the workforce of the future. While some believe technology and robotics may be the answer to the current skills gap, the reality is that human expertise is still needed to program machines.

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Cloudy with a chance of risk

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You may have picked up from my last few blog posts that I have paid quite a bit of attention to the theme of data governance. With a passion for the theme, I recently picked up on some research specifically around governance of the cloud data warehouse. This caught my interest and reminded me that the cloud can turn ‘grey’ and rainy sometimes. Read the rest of this entry »

Steering the ship to Information Governance

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In sticking with the theme of data governance, where my previous post stressed the importance of producing quality data to reap the benefits of the many tech trends around today – I wanted to use this post to share some practical insights on how information governance can be achieved or addressed, accurately. Read the rest of this entry »

Is data governance the secret ingredient to data quality?

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Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), Security and Automation are just some of the tech trends that have been raised for 2019. And what’s the one thing they all have in common? Data of course!

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Data should be in the driver seat – here’s how

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While talk around digital transformation has been ‘hot on the heels’ for some time now, I often find myself wondering how much of this talk within business is centred around data, and not just technology. Data transformation goes hand in hand with the move to digital and while by default data will become a key component of any digital transformation strategy, I wonder if enough attention is being placed on data still – hence my consistent focus on driving the value of data in my blog posts.

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Securing an executive chair for the CDO

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My previous blog post clearly established that the Chief Data Officer (CDO) should be sitting at the leadership table of any business wanting to truly capitalise on their data assets. But getting this right is no easy task and you are likely wondering how CIOs can make a case for the CDO role – especially within smaller or medium size businesses who have other important aspects to focus with regards to investment.

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Smart, AI and Data walk into the room…what happens next?

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I must say, as I continue to see the world abuzz by AI, the more I am not only drawn to the topic but also tend to come across various views and opinions around businesses not yet truly benefitting from AI – and with that – the industry perception around the AI ‘pipe dream’.

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Does prescriptive analytics deserve more attention?

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Leveraging data to gain worthwhile insights is fast becoming a natural practice for businesses, as they contend to remain competitively viable in a market where the only constant seems to be change. Data is an asset and those not investing in it are likely to be missing out. Read the rest of this entry »

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