Why Organizations Are Embracing Automation in Security and Beyond

Compared to other organizational departments, security teams generally embraced automation on the early side. Frontline analysts facing ever-evolving cyber attacks, hampered by too much work and not enough staff, were quick to take advantage of technology that could automate tedious tasks and mission-critical workflows.  Now, departments throughout organizations are following security’s lead. From infrastructure to […]

Biometric Data Security: Advancements and Concerns

Biometrics was once a novelty reserved for spy movies and top-secret government facilities. Today, we carry it in our pockets and use it for mundane things like signing into Facebook. While biometric data security technology offers advantages not available through conventional passwords, it also has unique privacy risks and limitations. What Is Biometric Data? Biometrics […]

Invest in Geo-Redundancy Before It’s Too Late

The summer of 2023 was marked by one extreme climate crisis after another: sweltering heat waves, catastrophic flash floods, wildfires blowing smoke all across the country, and some of the worst air quality in recent history. Furthermore, unpredictable weather patterns have been extending into the colder months, causing states like Texas to endure severe freezes, power […]

Don’t Dawdle, Don’t Dabble – Scale AI, Now

Most enterprises suffer from spotty deployment and management of artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives. As different parts of the organization experiment with AI in silos, they waste both resources and the opportunity to learn from the experience of others. When my company commissioned an independent third-party survey of more than 2,500 AI practitioners across industries and geographies, […]

Maximizing IT Investments and Enhancing End-User Experience with Data

In an age defined by data-driven decision-making, where 91.9% of organizations have already leveraged analytics to enhance their operations, a question remains: What if there were even more sources of untapped data, capable of helping businesses increase the quality of the end-user experience and elevating the functionality of systems, applications, and cloud investments within their business? This is […]

Building a Strong Community for Women in Data Management and Governance

In September, I had the privilege of co-hosting a new special interest group (SIG), Women in Data Management and Governance, alongside DATAVERSITY’s Shannon Kempe, at a pre-conference Enterprise Data World (EDW) event. I’m so honored to be part of building this community and to better serve a critical and growing constituency in our industry.  Supporting the growth of […]

Transforming Data Management with AI-Driven Data Catalogs

In today’s data-driven world, where every byte of information holds untapped potential, effective Data Management has become a central component of successful businesses. The ability to collect and analyze data to gain valuable insights is the basis of informed decision-making, innovation, and competitive advantage. According to recent research by Accenture, only 25% of organizations are […]