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Predictions for the Future of Low-Code Automation
In this contributed article, Palak Kadakia, VP of Product Management at UiPath, discusses the future of low code automation. The increasing ubiquity of automation within modern enterprises is paving the way for a new, technology-infused world of work. However, to capitalize on that trend and become fully automated enterprises, organizations …
The Metamorphosis of Data Governance: What it Means Today
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper highlights how despite changing definitions, a more profound—and deceptively subtle—transformation has almost silently wrought data governance into something markedly different than what it was as little as even five years ago.
What’s so Important about Data Quality?
In this special guest feature, David Kolinek, Vice President of Product, Ataccama, asks why data quality is so important? Sometimes taking a step back and reviewing the basics can help clear things up. DQ is not a single activity but a series of actions that draw upon multiple resources and …
The Intersection of Data and Lending
In this contributed article, Sarah Davies, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Nova Credit, explains how alternative data sources are the solution to solving for financial inclusion, the strategic advantages data provides for lenders, and why data collection should be seen as a long-term investment.
The Promise of AI Maturity – Theory vs. Practice
In this sponsored post, Phil Hall, Chief Growth Officer at LXT, discusses the results of their recent executive survey "The Path to AI Maturity." The report highlights that investment in artificial intelligence is strong at mid-to-large US organizations, and 40% rate themselves at the three highest levels of AI maturity, …
It’s a Numbers Game – Why Businesses Need More Women in Data and Analytics
In this special guest feature, Peggy Pranschke, VP Global Business Analytics with Vista, discusses how the barriers to success for women working as data scientist can be overcome. As the amount of data increases and the demand for specialists grows, ensuring diversity within data teams should be a priority. Diversified …
Increase Speed-to-Value with Data Science as a Service
In this contributed article, Tom Martin, data science team leader at E Source discusses Data Science as a Service (DSaaS), a comprehensive package of data science resources and capabilities – think people, algorithms, data, and a cloud-based platform for starters – that enables companies who want to become more data-driven …
Why AlOps Is the Future of Network Management?
In this special guest feature, Amit Shingala, CEO of Motadata, points out that with the vast amounts of incoming data, it can be difficult to identify and estimate all the complications. Therefore, IT organizations must evaluate the benefits of introducing AIOps for network monitoring.
Increasing Customer Loyalty With Data Collecting: How to Do It Right
In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane says that if your goal for the upcoming period is to increase customer loyalty and ensure your hard-won leads remain paying customers long into the future, then it's important to know how data collecting might help you achieve that …
What Comes After the Data Lakehouse?
In this special guest feature, Lewis Carr, Senior Director of Marketing at Actian, expands
4 Areas Where Grocery Stores Can Use Data Analytics to Enhance Operations
In this special guest feature, Bagrat Safaryan, Co-Founder and CEO of Local Express, takes a close look at four areas where data analytics can have a significant impact for grocers. Thanks to new, easy-to-integrate technologies, if you are a grocer, you can start baking the cake yourself and claim most …
Big Data Will Open Up the Benefits of Sustainability Across the Agriculture Sector
In this special guest feature, Lindsay Suddon, Chief Strategy Officer for Proagrica, believes that now is the time for the agriculture sector to harness the power of data and work together to achieve increases in productivity, profitability, sustainability, food safety and security. It won’t just be just the challenges of …
Achieving Data and Legal Compliance in the Event Industry
In this contributed article, Devin Clearly, VP of Global Events at Bizzabo, discusses how to balance the benefits and risks in the new era of event data and best practices for ensuring data security, privacy and compliance. Data security and legal compliance must be top of mind for today’s event …
Data Virtualization’s Ubiquity: Data Meshes, Data Products, Data Lake Houses, Data Fabrics
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how data virtualization is the underlying technology for some of the most progressive architectures today, including that of the data mesh, data lake house, and data fabric. Although it’s still regarded as a desirable, dynamic means of integrating data, it’s silently …
The New Alchemy: Mastering Use of Qualitative Data to Create Insight Gold
In this special guest feature, Daniel Erickson, Founder and CEO, Viable, discusses how to master the use of qualitative data to drive sales. While data isn’t gold, mastering its use can have an alchemy-like effect, bringing immense value to something that was previously without.
Technology Trends: What to Expect in 2022?
In this contributed article, Alex De Capitani, Head of US Enterprise Operations, Newgen Software, believes that by now, organizations have understood the significance of digital, and this is likely to reflect in their increased technology investments. Here is a list of key trends that will shape the technological landscape in …
How AI will Help Organizations Stay Ahead of Cyberattacks
In this contributed article, Andy Still, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Netacea, discusses how using AI in cybersecurity tooling is not new. We are still in the early stages of seeing the benefit that AI can bring to the levels of protection offered. In the future, AI will be …
DataSecOps: The Future Of Data Accessibility & Compliance
In this special guest feature, Eldad Chai, CEO & Co-Founder, Satori, discusses how companies can better manage data access by adopting a need-to-know approach that isn’t bogged down by manual processes, custom scripts and disparate tooling. A single integrated approach - known as DataSecOps - will get them there without …