Analytics & Infonomics
As this is a magazine about Information Governance, it behooves us to offer an introduction to analytics. Don’t worry, there won’t be a test. Let’s start with a term that is bandied about in academic and professional circles with reckless abandon: Big Data. Consistently misused, and woefully misunderstood, understanding it, however, can help you get the most out of the analytics we love so much. Big What? Big Data analytics has a lot of uses (real-time fraud detection, complex competitive analysis, call center optimization, consumer sentiment analysis, intelligent traffic management, ...
Alation, a leader in the enterprise Data Catalog market has augmented its platform with increased support for the Chief Data Officer (CDO). CDOs looking to manage their data as an asset will benefit from the implementation of Infonomics principles in the form of data asset valuation models which are built ...
Analytics & Infonomics Articles
Over fifty centuries ago, a man received 29,086 measures of barley over 37 months. He documented this transaction on a clay tablet, then he signed it, “Kushim.” Kushim is the first person in history whose name we know according to Yuval Noah Harari’s book Sapiens: A Brief History of ...Read More → →
Corporate and government entities continue to maintain the vast majority of their information as unstructured content. All the new privacy regulations are shining a lot of light on PII as structured data, but the unstructured office content is still where we document decisions, explore brilliant ideas, establish specifications, solidify ...Read More → →
Master of your own Domain As demands on data and analytics to support successful decision-making increases, implementing an Information Governance strategy that goes beyond “we store everything” will be of critical importance. Investment into data & analytics work supports a wide range of business drivers such as improving operational ...Read More → →
Doug Laney is vice president and distinguished analyst with the Gartner Chief Data Officer (CDO) research and advisory team. Doug researches and advises clients on information monetization and valuation, open and syndicated data, analytics centers of excellence, data governance and Big data-based innovation. He is the author of Gartner’s Enterprise ...Read More → →