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From manual to fully automated: data discovery for a digitalised world

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” This bold decree from former United States senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan may have been stated decades ago in a political context, but it remains surprisingly relevant and applicable in today’s digital age in relation to many organisations’ data environments. By Gary Chitan, Head of Enterprise Data Intelligence Software Sales, UK and Ireland, ASG Technologies.

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Dare to know: how to build an insights-driven culture

The expression “dare to know,” or in Latin “sapere aude,” was the motto of the age of enlightenment. In today’s climate of echo chambers, conspiracy theories, and misinformation, this 18th century idea that pursuing knowledge takes courage has never seemed more relevant. Every day we see more examples of how reluctance to accept and act on facts is harming people’s health, livelihoods, and society. By Doug Bordonaro, Field CTO, ThoughtSpot.

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Big data and the risks associated with not investing in the right protection

Organisations are driven by big data today – be that personal data, web data or transactional data. Combined, big data provides companies with the information needed to make informed decisions, such as staying on top of trends, targeting customers effectively, providing solutions to problems or analysing insights. So, when data is breached or hacked, it causes major problems both at an operational and at a financial level – and, in fact, if it is not addressed quickly and competently, has the po...

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The revolutionary new football metric: Expected Goals

Changing how we’ve viewed the beautiful game forever. By Haidar Altaie, Data Scientist at SAS.

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Autosync: Protecting Sensitive Data Through Masking

Protecting sensitive data is a major concern for most organizations. As part of business as usual, businesses routinely collect, process, store, and transmit data about their customers. Some of this data is necessary for the organization’s core business, while other data may be part of the organization’s profit model (i.e. collecting and selling data for targeted advertising). By Patrick Vernon, technology writer.

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Can your customer data platform facilitate the right decisions?

Data may be expanding exponentially, but this expansion in itself is not the be-all and end-all. Data is very important, but only because it enables organisations to learn more about their customers and offer them a better service. Therefore – and this is crucial – data allows organisations to make much better decisions. But can the data platform companies are currently using facilitate the right decisions? A recent discussion opened my eyes to some real issues about data use and where some of t...

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How to Turn Data into Business Value

Marc Chemin, Global Insights & Data Consulting Leader, shares his view on how our clients can exploit big data and analytics to enhance organizational revenues, customer satisfaction and business processes.

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