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How A 360-Degree View Of Your Customer Data Can Energize Your Business and Help Avoid Disaster

In today’s business climate, a complete 360-degree view of a firm’s data is a necessity to compete at the highest level. Total awareness and control of information enables business leaders to maximize revenue opportunities (think better customer profiling, cross-selling), lower costs (think customer service read more...

Data Analytics: Should You Build a New Data Lake or ‘Drain the Swamp’?

  Modern data analytics is rapidly transforming business in all industries. Early movers are rapidly disrupting business models and transforming customer expectations while others are scrambling to catch up and avoid becoming a dinosaur. For example: A large pharmaceutical company struggling with rapidly rising clinical trial costs read more...

SOFTWARE MODERNIZATION: HOW MUCH WOULD YOU BENEFIT FROM UNDERSTANDING ALL YOUR UNDOCUMENTED DATA?

  Software Modernization   The need for businesses to drive competitive advantage and innovation through rapid, technology-driven transformation and software modernization has never been greater.  This imperative has moved the CTO role and enterprise IT from a supporting department to a critical C-level function.  Daniel Burrus, a leading read more...

GDPR Part 3: What the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Means for Accountability and Data Protection

This is the third and final blogpost in our series of GDPR related posts. In the first post we discussed the extra-territorial reach of the regulation and why U.S. companies need to understand GDPR. The second post focused on specific new requirements related to the read more...

GDPR Part 2: How the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Expands Privacy Data Scope and Provides New Rights of Data Control to Customers

This is the second blogpost in our series of GDPR related posts. In the first post we discussed the extra-territorial reach of the regulation and why U.S. companies need to understand GDPR. The final blogpost will discuss GDPR’s approach to accountability and data security. Summary Information Any read more...

HOW TO BE SMART AND SURVIVE THE BANKING REGULATIONS?

bank-regulation-1According to the RAND Corporation, nearly 40 percent of US households experienced financial distress during the 2008 financial meltdown. Eight years on, the financial sector is now under more scrutiny than ever. The financial crisis of 2008 increased the importance of having intelligent regulatory frameworks. Government regulators have reacted through increased regulations, introducing numerous bills including Dodd-Frank, CCAR and BCBS 239 that require banks to greatly increase their transparency, among many other requirements. The recent case of Wells Fargo opening up roughly 1.5 million savings/checking accounts and 565,000 credit card accounts without their customers’ permission only adds to the distrust of the regulators. read more...