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How Can the Chief Data Officer Facilitate Data Literacy and Data Democracy?

“Data Literacy: It’s all about how to get people in an organization engaged so that they can make decisions and take actions that can collectively drive better decision-making,” said Harald Smith, Director of Product Management at Syncsort. Smith is a strong proponent of Data Democracy. “Data Democratization” is the idea that digital information should be […]

It’s Time to Build a Cohesive Data Strategy

George Yuhasz works for Keystone Foods, the company that invented chicken nuggets. Now he’s helping the business to innovate in another direction: building a rich Data Strategy by holistically and concurrently bringing together Analytics, Data Governance, and Information Architecture. As U.S. Director, Business Intelligence and Data Services, he launched the Data Strategy at the global […]

The Leader’s Data Manifesto: Time to Focus on Why Data Management Matters

The Leader’s Data Manifesto, originally unveiled at the Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference, continues to generate attention from data professionals. The Manifesto counts hundreds of signatories at this point, expressing their support of its vision for data and information to be truly valued and managed as a business asset. Signers-on include Data Quality managers, Chief […]

Dawn of the Chief Digital Officer

The term “CDO” has typically refered to Chief Data Officer. But some industry leaders make the case for revising it to mean Chief Digital Officer. One of them is Langley Eide, Chief Strategy Officer at Data Science and Analytics platform vendor Alteryx. A Chief Digital Officer title, she says, “leans forward into digital transformation,” and […]

Data Strategy Trends in 2018

As the calendar page has turned to 2018, a sound Data Strategy remains a goal for many companies, but still somewhat elusive. “2017 underscored just how fundamental, and fundamentally difficult, the changes needed to manage data assets/become data-driven really are,” says Thomas C. Redman, president of Data Quality Solutions. The fact that only 3% of […]

2017 DATAVERSITY Top 20

The Top 20 Posts of the year are here! As one year comes to an end and another about to begin, it’s a tradition here at DATAVERSITY to take a moment to pause and review the content published over the year by our writers and by the Industry Experts who contribute their thoughts and experiences. […]

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