Business processes that will be improved as a result of MDM vary by industry, company, program and even the phase of the MDM initiative. Still, there are common areas and processes that are typically improved by MDM.
"Don't we already have a data warehouse solution?"
"Is big data even relevant to our organization?"
"Why do we need it?"
"Isn't big data costly and hard to implement?"
There is an obvious disconnect between the C-Suite and big data initiatives. Given today’s competitive market it’s hard to
This is part seven of our series on the findings and text from IBM Institute for Business Value’s latest study and paper: “Analytics: A blueprint for value - Converting big data and analytics insights into results." In this part we will look at Trust, the final lever in the Drive level of impact,
With a series of recent data breaches as the backdrop, IBM engaged big data and privacy experts as guests in a Twitter chat on Wednesday, January 22, entitled “Big Data, Little Privacy?” The chat, intended to be a spirited discussion regarding data privacy in the era of big data, did not disappoint
At the very strategic level, the board of directors and CEO want to know how the equity value and market capitalization of the company change as a result of the MDM, MDM-empowered applications, big data and analytics.
Most of us have a handful of people we follow closely for advice on new and emerging technology, or for their innovative approaches to industry challenges, and perhaps to absorb by osmosis some of their business acumen.
You might call them thought leaders or influencers. Me, I call them Big-brained
About 50 percent of MDM programs are driven by IT organizations as an IT strategy initiative. This scenario makes MDM business cases more challenging since, typically, IT management cannot approach the business case problem with the same level of power and authority as business executive management
Year-end predictions are like yule logs: everyone wants to throw their own on the communal fire to see if it makes a joyous crackle. Even if it's only for one's own edification, it's good to collect your thoughts on what might trend, what might end and what the main disruptors will be in the fast-
This is part six of our series on the findings and text from IBM Institute for Business Value’s latest study and paper: “Analytics: A blueprint for value - Converting big data and analytics insights into results,” from my colleagues Fred Balboni, Glenn Finch, Cathy Rodenbeck Reese and Rebecca
How do organizations decide they need MDM? What drives the need and what processes will MDM enable? Big data and analytics drive the need for MDM increasingly often. The idea tends to incubate in two primary sponsorship scenarios: business strategy or IT strategy.
This is part five of our series on the findings and text from IBM Institute for Business Value’s latest study and paper: “Analytics: A blueprint for value - Converting big data and analytics insights into results."