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Realigning Data Strategies for the Changing CDO Role

Once primarily in charge of data monetization, Chief Data Officers (CDOs) are now charged with transforming data into the engine that drives the company. This calls for new strategies and improved data management solutions. The CDO role initially materialized following the realization that data is an asset. This white paper from Io-Tahoe explores the best approaches for the CDO to succeed in todays quickly evolving market. 

AI-Driven Data Catalogs for the Insights-Driven Enterprise: How to Find the Right Data Catalog

Data lakes have turned into data swamps. Metadata initiatives have derailed. As a result, data discovery and retrieval are ongoing, head-banging challenges. In the universal search for a workable solution, data catalogs are quickly rising to the top of the list. Download the new report from Io-Tahoe that outlines some of the major considerations to help you find the AI-driven data catalog that will work best for your organization. 

6 Steps: Getting Ready for CCPA

Within the past few years, there has been growing concern about the need to manage and protect an individual’s personal data. States such as California are enacting legislation for data protection, like the California Consumer Protection Act of 2018 (CCPA). Download the new white paper from Io-Tahoe that presents some suggestions for ensuring that your organization is prepared for implementing auditable and reportable compliance with the CCPA. 

What Makes GPUs, GPU Databases Ideal for BI?

What makes GPU databases ideal for BI? That’s what a new white paper from SQream DB wants to explain — incorporating real-world use cases to explain how you can turn your existing BI pipeline into “a more capable, next-generation big data analytics system.” Download the new report, courtesy of SQream DB, to learn more about how GPUs and GPU databases can help you organize and benefit from your next big data analytics system.

Darwin Efficacy Report: Accelerating Data Science at Scale by Automation

Darwin, a machine learning platform, accelerates data science at scale by automating the building and deployment of models. It provides a productive environment that empowers data scientist with a broad spectrum of experience to quickly prototype use cases and develop, tune, and implement machine learning applications in less time. Download the latest white paper from SparkCognition that compares how Darwin performs against other platforms in the market on the same datasets.

Alternative Data for Investment Management

From hedge fund managers to mutual funds and even private equity managers, alternative data has the power to improve valuation of securities and boost the clarity of the investment process.  Techniques like natural language processing and machine learning allow organizations to better capitalize on alternative data. These technologies enable processing of large, heterogenous, and unstructured sets at an extremely fast rate. A new report from SparkCognition explores the challenges for alternative data adoption, how to overcome them, and explores the potential of automation.

Accelerating SQL and BI Analytics — Extending Analytical BI with a GPU Database

Organizations worldwide are facing the challenge of effectively analyzing their exponentially growing data stores. Download the new white paper from SQream DB that explores the features that make GPU databases ideal for BI and incorporates real-world use-cases from actual customer implementations. It also explains how you can turn your existing BI pipeline into a more capable, next-generation big data analytics system using powerful GPU technology. 

Insurtech Data & Privacy in 2019

In this special guest feature, Jason T. Andrew, CEO and co-founder of Limelight Health, discusses how InsurTech is coming of age at just the right time to decide how to use Big Data in a way that protects startups from the pitfalls into which the large social media companies fell. He believes we have the opportunity to build the InsurTech industry as digitally transparent and ethically sound, even as we accept the inevitability that the curtain has been pulled back on our privacy as we imagined it. As we revolutionize the insurance industry, it’s all the more important that we lead the way in developing technologies that empower users and set the right safeguards for data protection between technology vendors and insurers.

Why Self-Service BI Tools Alone Can’t Build Data-Driven Cultures

In this special guest feature, Brett Hurt, CEO of data.world, suggests that while 99% of executives want a data-driven culture, it’s hard to build one. Enter the Chief Data Officer (CDO), tasked with capturing and growing the value of data and analysis within his or her enterprise. It’s not an easy job. True data-driven cultures aren’t built by buying expensive tools to empower the data elite. And while deploying self-service BI (business intelligence) tools is one important step in the right direction, the Chief Data Officer is on a journey.

Building a Data Catalog: A Guide to Planning & Implementing

Building and implementing a data catalog can help your enterprises’ data community discover and use the best data and analytics resources for their projects. A data catalog can help businesses achieve faster results, and make better decisions. As for the next steps to address the importance of data catalogs in your business, Data.world covers that, as well, in a new report.