Mastering Big Data – an IBM approach

by Clive Warwick on 29 January, 2018

Master Data Management & Big Data – an introduction Information professionals are, for the most part, all aware of the hype surrounding big data and, for those of us working at organisations that are running projects in this category, many will be experiencing the problems that such vast volumes...

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Data Changemakers: Vanessa Eriksson, CDO Advisor Sweden, PwC

by Steve Parry on 23 January, 2018

Vanessa Eriksson currently leads the Chief Data Officer Advisory at PwC in Sweden. She is a true first generation Chief Data Officer from Telia Company – Eurasia and later at Division X – Telia’s Global Business IoT Solutions. Vanessa is a data practitioner with 15 years of experience in Data...

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Data Changemakers: Shane Redding, Owner, Think Direct Ltd

by Kate Tickner on 16 January, 2018

Shane Redding is an expert in direct, digital and data marketing and owner of Think Direct Ltd.  She is a Senior Tutor in B2B Marketing at the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM), a B2B Council member and a past Board Member. Shane is also a non-executive director...

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Data Changemakers: Aaron Butcher, Group Head of IT, Survitec Group

by Guy Bradshaw on 09 January, 2018

Aaron Butcher is Group Director of IT at Survitec Group. He has been working in the IT industry for over 12 years, and is currently taking on a new challenge at Survitec in charge of the group IT function. A challenging mission of guiding the business through a huge...

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Data Changemakers: Sri Kanthadai, Global Insights & Data Lead, Capgemini

by Steve Parry on 28 November, 2017

Srikant (Sri) Kanthadai is the head of Capgemini’s Global Data Management practice for Insights and Data. He has over 25 years’ experience focussed on transformation of the data landscape in organisations to deliver business benefits and enable the monetisation of data assets. He enjoys the challenges current trends throw...

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Artificial Intelligence – Disillusion or Revolution?

by David Balzan on 16 November, 2017

Interest in Artificial Intelligence and related methods such as deep learning and machine learning are at an all-time high.  Our news feeds are packed with sensational articles from mainstream journalists and various click-bait titles. Back in July, Gartner’s latest annual Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 report placed deep...

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Data Changemakers: Cliff Gibson, Owner, DBR Data

by Guy Bradshaw on 14 November, 2017

Cliff Gibson has worked across Electronics, Automotive & Life Sciences over the past 20 years, always looking to drive value out of information and people.  Recent achievements include an end- to-end implementation of a Master Data Management solution to support Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP), delivering Single View of...

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Data Changemakers: Hilary Simpson, Founder, Sleuth Co-op

by Guy Bradshaw on 07 November, 2017

Hilary Simpson has spent more than 28 years in local government and won the Information Age Public Sector Deployment of the Year Award 2015. She is a pioneer of the ethical use of data to break down silos, ensuring that joined up information is available to help professionals choose early interventions...

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7 key considerations for a successful PIM initiative

by Vivek Bhatnagar on 06 November, 2017

Challenges caused by bad product data Effective management of Product Information or PIM is one area of Enterprise Information Management that can make a real difference to the bottom-line of a company. It should absolutely be part of any digital transformation initiative and is particularly important for companies with...

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Data Changemakers 1: James Wilkinson, Managing Director UK, VIQTOR DAVIS

by Steve Parry on 31 October, 2017

Please describe a little about your own background and you ended up working with data? Getting into working with data was a happy accident. I had been working for VIQTOR DAVIS, originally Entity Group, since 1989 when they were a leader in the introduction of e-commerce solutions to the...

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