Data Strategy

The digitalization of society is generating an exponential growth in the production of data. But while the value of data is now unanimously recognized, it’s not possible to capitalize on it effectively  without a clearly defined strategy.

Data has become a strategic asset with high added value for companies and organizations, and must be put to work to meet business challenges and objectives. A winning data strategy combines multiple axes: uses, ethics, data governance, organization, methodology, architecture,... The objective? To ensure that all the data collected is reliable and usable so that it can be used, shared and enhanced, for the benefit of customers and employees.

Data Scientist/Data Engineer: the skills required to give you a head start in Data Science

Data Scientist/Data Engineer: the skills required to give you a head start in Data Science

Back in 2012, the Harvard Business Review published an article with a somewhat revealing title: "Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century". Years later, we revisit this vision...

Which data governance approach to adopt: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?

Which data governance approach to adopt: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?

In this series of articles, we will discuss the various strategies that can be used to implement data governance. After having listed the reasons for which setting up data governance...

How to choose a data governance implementation strategy?

How to choose a data governance implementation strategy?

In this series of articles, we will discuss the various strategies that can be used to implement data governance. This first chapter will remind you of the context and explain...

Big Data Blog Series: Part 1, Defining Big Data

Big Data Blog Series: Part 1, Defining Big Data

The Big Data blog series will explore the definitions of Big Data, business benefits, requirements & readiness, tools & technologies, and overarching success tips with risk mitigation. Big data can...

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[White paper] From Big Data to Big Busine$$

[White paper] From Big Data to Big Busine$$

Business & Decision experts presents a new Big Data white paper entitled "From Big Data to Big Busine$$". The book is available in free download in this article.

The 7 Temptations of Big Data Part 2

The 7 Temptations of Big Data Part 2

This post present the 7 temptations to avoid with Big Data. Huge volume of datas, news sources and new types of datas, unstructured datas...

The 7 Temptations of Big Data (Part 1)

The 7 Temptations of Big Data (Part 1)

Big Data continues to buzz and feed the wildest expectations in organizations. This first post shows the first 3 temptations of Big Data.

Business Intelligence versus Big Data: Intelligent Information

Business Intelligence versus Big Data: Intelligent Information

This article addresses choosing between the use of Business Intelligence technologies or Big Data for processing information.

Big Data Leads Companies into a New Era

Big Data Leads Companies into a New Era

The world of Business is beginning to realize the potential of an inexhaustible commodity that has been neglected until now: the Big Data.