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Financial Chief Data Officers Making Advances in Data Management and Compliance but Over Half of Manual Processes Remain

A new survey, conducted by WBR Insights among data and information technology executives within the financial services sector and sponsored by InterSystems, highlights that financial organizations are allocating significant portions of their budget to compliance initiatives, and that 54% of those surveyed further revealed that at least half of these functions are still performed manually within their organization.

Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Research undertaken by YouGov on behalf of analytics database provider Exasol finds that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance. This is despite a similar number (77%) of respondents stating that data is now their organization’s most valuable asset. The findings of the research, combined with additional desk research and the views from a number of industry commentators, are brought together in Exasol’s new eBook.

Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Exasol released the findings of a survey of nearly 1,000 IT directors in the US, UK and Germany about their organization’s use of data and the role of Chief Data Officers (CDO) in their organizations. The survey found – among other things – that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance.

Alation’s Enterprise Data Catalog Values Data Assets for the Chief Data Officer

Alation Inc., the collaborative data company, announced increased support for Chief Data Officers looking to manage their data as an asset. Alation 5.0 will include new features and a services package to make data asset valuation simple by promoting the adoption of Infonomics.

Harvard Ash Center Releases Report Charting New and Revolving Role of Chief Data Officers in Cities

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School released a white paper by Innovations in American Government Fellow Jane Wiseman highlighting the relatively new and evolving role of chief data officers in cities and states across the country in working to improve social outcomes through data-driven government. “Lessons From Leading CDOs: A Framework for Better Civic Analytics,” examines lessons learned from CDOs in America’s biggest cities.

Explaining the Role and Importance of the Chief Data Officer

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how many companies have decided to create a new executive position to handle big data duties: the Chief Data Officer (CDO). Being a new position, CDOs certainly have their work cut out for them, particularly because their duties and roles have yet to be clearly defined. Some organizations even believe they don’t need one at all. With this in mind, it’s best to examine why a Chief Data Officer is so important and what role they can play within an organization.

Chief Data Officer Forum Insurance 2016

The Chief Data Officer Forum  Insurance 2016 which will establish a focal point of discussion for Insurance specific CDOs, CAOs and senior data professionals to evaluate the  evolving demands of big data and analytics in the Insurance space and importance of championing data/analytics evangelism at an enterprise level. This highly interactive forum, will tackle some […]

Hiring a Chief Data Officer? Here’s 5 Must-Have and 5 Must-Avoid Skills

In this special guest feature, John Thuma, Director of Analytics at Teradata, shares his five “desired” and five “undesireable” traits to look for in CDOs. He argues that CDOs need to have an ego, have been a data science practitioner and a gamer. Undesirable traits include not being a DIYer, being a cowardly lion and being nepotistic in building teams.

2014 ACM Turing Award-Winner Michael Stonebraker to Deliver Keynote at MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Conference

Database pioneer and 2014 ACM Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote speech “Tackling Data Curation” at the 9th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium on July 22, 2015 in Cambridge, Mass.

Chief Data Officer Summit

The current explosion of data coupled with its role informing critical business decisions is driving the need for chief data officers. Boost revenue generation through more effective use of enterprise data insight at every level. Topics include Data Strategy, The Smart Data revolution and the Role of the CDO. Click here to find out more information.