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GDPR: Quickest wins and easiest mistakes

GDPR: Quickest wins and easiest mistakes

May 3, 2018 | by Richard Hogg, Global GDPR & Governance Offerings Evangelist, IBM
As you prepare for a big event such as the GDPR, you must show willingness to work towards your goal of compliance and to give credit where it’s due for a well-developed plan.
GDPR compliance: Reasons to be cheerful

GDPR compliance: Reasons to be cheerful

In a series of blog posts, the ‘Coach’ offers recommendations on how to get businesses into shape so they can thrive in the new data era.

May 2, 2018 | by Seth Dobrin, Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Analytics, IBM
When you hire a life coach, feelings can often be mixed. Someone is helping you on the way to improving yourself, but that path is one you have to walk, and it can be tough. Feelings can be much the same about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which some organizations...
Get out of the data swamp with a governed data lake

Get out of the data swamp with a governed data lake

May 2, 2018 | by Deepthi Nagarajan, WW Product Marketing Manager - Unified Governance and Integration, IBM
Making your data lake a “governed data lake” is the game changer. Without governance, organizations risk securing the data and as well as protecting it. When data is cataloged and governed, an organization can effectively discover, classify, track history and lineage, quality of data and thereby...
Machine learning can't save your bad data

Machine learning can't save your bad data

April 25, 2018 | by Karen Madera, Content Marketing Manager, Unified Governance and Integration, IBM
Most sales-driven organizations have needed a customer retention model at some point or another. The request is fairly straightforward: identify the customers that a business might lose. But the process can create a nightmare.
Analytics experts discuss AI's present and future

Analytics experts discuss AI's present and future

April 24, 2018 | by Tim Walker, Senior Content Strategist, IBM
Where is AI headed? How should you be thinking about AI? What should you be doing with AI? To answer these questions, we recently convened a round table of tech influencers to discuss some of the most burning issues arising from AI — starting with why we should think of it as “augmented...
Thoughts on AI: Is AI coming to your emotional rescue?

Thoughts on AI: Is AI coming to your emotional rescue?

The case for emotional AI in retail and beyond

April 24, 2018 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
According to real estate data firm Co-Star, over 90 million square feet of retail space is slated to close this year, leading observers to point to an obvious truth: empathy matters in customer service. 
Discovering best practices for IoT at Think 2018

Discovering best practices for IoT at Think 2018

April 23, 2018 | by Rajesh Govindan, Informix Product Marketing, IBM
Think 2018 in Las Vegas was a record breaking event, where tens of thousands of attendees gathered to talk with one another and share their experiences. Visionary speakers and experts shared their solutions for some of the world’s most daunting challenges.
Thoughts on AI: How bias can shape data insights – and how to conquer it

Thoughts on AI: How bias can shape data insights – and how to conquer it

April 11, 2018 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
Welcome to Thoughts on AI, a new blog series focused on issues and advances in artificial intelligence. We’ll cover the technologies and people shaping the future AI. First up: avoiding bias built into intelligence and analytics.
Continuous data for continuous testing

Continuous data for continuous testing

April 11, 2018 | by Ken Berridge, Worldwide Information Integration & Governance Sales Leader, IBM
Most organizations are moving software development methods to newer agile methods to benefit from better technology capabilities, delivered more rapidly and with improved quality. But, finding the "right data" for agile development and continuous testing can be tricky. Learn how to make it simpler.
Why next-generation execs should care about data governance

Why next-generation execs should care about data governance

April 9, 2018 | by Kayla Matthews, Tech journalist and writer, Productivity Bytes; MakeUseOf
There’s a general need for next-gen executives to not only understand corporate regulations, but be able to adhere to and follow them using metadata solutions like data governance. As the business world’s top asset becomes data, data governance will ensure that data and information being handled is...