Strategies for Tackling Digital Transformation Resistance

The often-overused phrase “digital transformation” instills a sense of excitement and progress for many executives. But for some business leaders, digital transformation means intimidation or mystery. When the former group is tasked with selling data-driven technology initiatives to the latter group, they face formidable challenges. They must win hearts and minds to get buy-in, sometimes faced with […]

Strong AI/ML Must Be Founded on a Strong Data Strategy

The list of use cases powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies is growing exponentially across nearly every business sector. Enterprises of all kinds are leveraging these advanced capabilities and scaling them through automation to improve business process management, sharpen organizational strategies, and reap more analytical and predictive insights from data for […]

Unlocking Success with Digital Transformation: A Strategic Roadmap for the Board

Digital transformation presents organizations with immense opportunities, but seizing them requires a strategic approach and careful selection of appropriate technologies. A recent study conducted by Deloitte that examined financial disclosures from over 4,000 global organizations, spanning a decade, revealed that “the right combination of digital transformation actions can unlock as much as $1.25 trillion in additional market […]

What Is Data Strategy and Why Do You Need It?

With the increasing amount of data available, businesses need to have a clear, enterprise-wide plan on how to collect, analyze, and use data to make informed decisions. A well-laid-out plan or “Data Strategy” can help businesses identify gaps and take corrective actions to improve operations, enhance customer experience, and drive growth.  A strong Data Strategy can also […]

Developing a Data Strategy Template

Organizations want a solid and usable Data Strategy template – a well-thought-out plan for a set of decisions that form a pattern, charting a high-level course of action – but face challenges. For example, only 30% of companies have impactful data strategies that align with some operations, resulting in wasted investments in improving analytics and business insights. Instead, most […]

Why Good Data Management Matters Now More Than Ever

In the early days of business analysis and underwriting, data was managed with simply a pen and paper and, of course, Excel spreadsheets. As technology has advanced, databases, warehouses, and data lakes have enabled information to be collected, stored, and managed electronically. But as businesses have rapidly increased the volume, velocity, and variety of data […]

Data Strategy Best Practices

Data Strategy, the master plan or blueprint for confronting day-to-day business challenges and meeting pre-defined business goals using data, has gained significant traction. More companies are seeing the connection between following Data Strategy best practices and boosting profit. Gartner estimates that 50% of financial planning and analytics leaders will take charge of developing and refining their Data Strategy. Moreover, […]

Developing a Cloud Migration Strategy

Cloud migration involves moving an organization’s data, applications, digital services, databases, and other IT resources to the cloud environment. A cloud migration strategy contains the blueprint for making this move happen. According to Gartner, more than 45% of IT spending will shift from traditional data-processing platforms to the cloud by 2024. This observation reaffirms the cloud platform’s popularity as […]