Why IT managers recommend business intelligence software


Advancements in technology have changed the role of the IT department from that of a cost center to a strategic asset. Modern IT managers are developing strategies that match a company’s vision and goals. Business Intelligence Basics Job Role - IT

Understanding BDaaS and Its Types


The essence of Big Data lies within its definition of deploying high volumes of data, velocity along with the variety of data sets that can become quite difficult for extracting value and managing them.

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How IT Managers can slash reporting times


The IT manager is often burdened with ad hoc report requests and solving organizational data challenges. Job Role - ITThese tasks take you away from important jobs like improving the business by adding or upgrading systems or driving efficiencies with your tech stack.

Art Tokenization: What Is It? How Does It Work? - Medium


This time it wasn’t another controversial nude painting or a lost artwork recovered from the Nazi archives. In fact, it had nothing to do with the paint, brush or canvas. Furthermore, the extravagant prices of the featured pieces made it difficult to sell the artworks.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How To Prepare IT Networks For IoT


Companies everywhere have wised up to the value of the Internet of Things, and are rapidly coming to prepare their IT infrastructure for a futuristic market dominated by data and computing power. The first thing executives and IT workers alike should come to value is data privacy and security.

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Phocas BI tool proves its value for manufacturers, wholesalers


The article highlights how Phocas has built trust and a strong reputation with leaders and IT managers in manufacturing, wholesale and retail. Job Role - IT Industry - HVAC/Plumbing Strategy, Management and Performance Job Role - Executive

Transform your IT team into a strategic asset


As advancements in technology continue to alter the way we do business, the role and function of the IT department must also adapt. IT managers need to consider ways to shift the IT department from the role of a cost center to a strategic asset. Job Role - Finance Job Role - IT

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Rapidly Growing Business Benefits Of Data-Driven Remote IT Support

Smart Data Collective

Big data is changing the nature of IT support. The impact of big data on this field is two-fold: Companies are using big data to provide better IT support Big data technology has created a number of new challenges that need to be addressed. Big Data is Vital to Remote IT Support.

Corinium Meets: Bic Latin America IT Director Leandro Cresta


Leandro Cresta, Latin America IT Director at stationery, lighter and razor company Bic, talks about creating and securing executive buy-in for the company’s data strategy, and the changing role of the CDO.

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Data analytics helps Sistema ‘klip-IT’ on production efficiencies


It makes a clever product that people want to buy repeatedly. And it’s obsessed about innovatively making the product to ensure ongoing global competitiveness. Case Study Industry - Manufacturing Job Role - IT ERP - Epicor

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The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

Take a look around you at any given moment, and somebody is likely surfing the web on their phone. In 2020, society has fully immersed itself in the web and all it has to offer - and no one more so than those of Generation Z. With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.

Consolidate Your Software Spend Data For Better IT Budget Planning

Smart Data Collective

So it’s no surprise that IT budgets are hard to stick to , even as they continue to expand. For the last four years, a majority of CIOs have reported that their IT budgets rose compared to the year prior. Increase Visibility into Your IT Budget.

When decision making is so tough that even rocket scientists get it wrong


Typically, having loads of data is overwhelming for a decision-maker, unless it can be consolidated and presented in a way that is useful and makes a point. The horror of the catastrophe overshadows the story of how it happened.

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4th Industrial Revolution, What is it? And What Impact does it Actually have?


it is just a buzz word thrown about? What does it actually mean? And how does it have an impact? Industry 4.0…. We went straight to the source and asked the founding father and driving force behind the Industry 4.0 workgroup- Henrik von Scheel.

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Top 10 IT & Technology Buzzwords You Won’t Be Able To Avoid In 2020


If you don’t pay attention to new changes or keep up the pace, it’s easy to fall behind the times (and the market) while other companies beat you to the punch. This feature hierarchy and the filters that model significance in the data, make it possible for the layers to learn from experience.

Its the Egg

Mark McDonald

It’s a paradoxical question applied to everything from innovation to evolution to change management. The answer is rather simple – it’s the egg. The “Chicken First” proponents see it the other way. It is sterile, an evolutionary dead end, an experiment.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Accelerate Your Business Performance With Modern IT Reports


As in many other industries, the information technology sector faces the age-old issue of producing IT reports that boost success by helping to maximize value from a tidal wave of digital data. As head of IT, you may have heard the question, “How many support tickets did we get that month?

In Data-Driven Organisations, IT should be the Driver for Innovation


Although several people and organisation saw this pandemic coming and warned us extensively, we did not do enough to prevent it from happening. The digital employee will offer a lot of benefits for the employer as well as for the employee, and it changes how organisations run their business.

SAP Consolidates Its Analytics Efforts in The Cloud

David Menninger's Analyst Perspectives

To arrive at the Value Index rating for a given vendor, we weighted each category to reflect its relative importance in an RFP process, with the weightings based on our experience and data derived from our benchmark research on analytics and business intelligence.

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4 Signs Your Business Needs Professional IT Support

Smart Data Collective

Instead of letting your business suffer as a result of your stubbornness, you need to develop an IT sourcing strategy. Read below to find out more about the signs you will notice when it is time to hire professionals to help with IT support.

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Interview with Henry Denner, IT Security Officer, Gautrain Management Agency


Is fostering an enterprise-wide security culture a top priority for you? One of the main objectives in our security programme is building human firewalls. We have an elaborate awareness campaign that focusses on engraining “security mentality” amongst our staff.

Bunzl Safety relies on data analytics to satisfy intense demand for its protective products


Since the coronavirus outbreak in January 2020, Bunzl Safety has experienced unprecedented demand for its personal protective equipment (PPE) products. Bunzl uses business data analytics to get a 360-degree view of its operations so it can fulfil orders and look after its loyal customers.

How to Build a Compliant IT Framework


But how does one go about building a compliant IT framework? The digital age, where data has become an integral part of business operations, organization processes, service provision and personal life, has led to the birth of compliance.

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The Art of Human Hacking - And Why It Works?


It’s social engineering. Some people call it the art of human hacking, while others call it digital attack techniques. It can be both online and offline. It all depends on how the attack is executed and how convincing the lie is.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Marketers Must Demystify AI to Reap Its Benefits


There is not a single industry that has not been touched by artificial intelligence. One of the fields that has been most affected is the marketing profession. Most marketers appreciate the benefits that AI offers. A 2017 report by Salesforce found that 51% of marketers are using AI in some capacity.

Why it’s hard to design fair machine learning models

O'Reilly on Data

It turns out that each of the standard approaches (anti-classification, classification parity, and calibration) has limitations, and their paper is a must-read tour through recent research in designing fair algorithms. Continue reading Why it’s hard to design fair machine learning models

The Data Organisation is Here to Stay, and Organisations are Finally Aware of It


Digital is here to stay, and organisations are finally aware of it. Enjoy reading it. If there is one thing that this Corona crisis has made clear, every organisation needs to digitally transform their business as soon as possible.

Will AI Change Education as We Know It?


AI will most likely follow the same trace, although it is still in its infancy in most domains. . In education, we can expect AI to play a significant role when it comes to better management of administrative tasks, grading, and personalized learning.

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Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?

What Is IoT And How Will It Affect You?


These special gadgets collect all data we make and share it with other gadgets and systems. It is used as a guide to these gadgets in getting tasks completed, analyzing stats, making things efficient, and reporting back any important info.

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Challenges Facing CIOs and IT Leaders


It seems like in the past few years things have already changed so dramatically that there’s no way we could be pushed any further from our comfort zone. There are a lot of big changes on the horizon in the world of technology.

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It’s Your Data, Set it Free…


Complex data siloes in industrial settings can limit the ability of scientists & engineers to develop valuable analytics. Learn how Vantage helps unleash their potential

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Technology Dilemma: Why JavaScript and how it fits in digitization?


JOHN CHAMBERS, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, CISCO SYSTEMThe tech modernization via CX modernization, tech upgrade and automation would accelerate the transformation from technology perspective and it is high on the checklist for the digital officers. Increasing organizations.

Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor

As a Product Manager, prioritizing work on your roadmap is an important part of your role. To answer roadmap questions, you're probably familiar with frameworks like RICE and Cost of Delay. But products are built by people, and people are messy - unlike these frameworks. Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Adviser, has identified potholes in your roadmap that are preventing you from planning as best as you can. She'll take you through all the opportunities to improve your organization's relationship to its roadmap that you may have missed along the way.

Shadow IT is Today's Biggest Cyber Threat to Businesses


Today, IT officers must not only protect company networks against external threats – but also internal ones. . For example, the often-overlooked danger of shadow IT can lead to disaster if left unchecked. Typically, internal oversights fly below the radar of IT monitoring.

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Big Data is Transforming the Financial Industry at its Core


This industry thrives on processing market information to figure out what the next big thing is and what to do about it. Earlier this year, Investopedia published a very insightful article on the intersection of big data and the financial industry.

Artificial Intelligence: Why it's Evolving Faster than Ever


In spite of this, AI has advanced dramatically over the past few years, and it's improving at a pace not seen since the early days of computing. As these trends show no signs of slowing down, it's generally believed that the AI boom is.

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What it Really Takes to Become a Professional Data Scientist


Data science, is it a piece of cake? As estimated by the European Commission, it is projected that 100,000 new data jobs will be available by 2020. With businesses on the rise, it is evident that data science has the potential to drive organizations to a different level altogether.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.