In 2017, we saw several of our top predictions come true. AI and analytics M&A vendor activity accelerated, while cloud and data security has gained further importance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in motion. How will data management evolve in 2018?
Having worked in data management for the past 23 years, with most of that time in MDM, I thought I had seen it all. Traditional 20th century MDM has certainly seen its ups and downs throughout its short history, but what excited me about joining Reltio was the idea of starting with a clean slate and building a 21st century Modern Data Management solution from the ground up. A solution that not only revolutionizes MDM, but goes beyond the basic single version of the truth.
My presentation at DBTA’s 2017 Data Summit conference. All enterprises want to understand their customers better so they can engage the right customer, at the right time, with the right offer, via the customer's preferred channel. With Reliable Data, Relevant Insights and Recommended Actions enabled by Modern Data Management, we can understand the customer better and provide more connected and personalized experiences.
It's easy to be seduced by the "black magic" of technology that can solve a variety of your business challenges by just asking Watson, Einstein, Siri, Alexa or even HAL, and other "humanizing" names. Beyond the hype, here are 3 critical ingredients that must be considered in order to be successful.
The value of reliable reference data cannot be undermined. Due to the nature of IT application development and the reliance upon off-the-shelf application systems, reference data is all too often isolated in silos within many different systems. Inconsistent reference data across multiple systems can cause invalid transactions, revenue leakages and compliance risks.
In a thought provoking article, Leandro DalleMule, CDO at AIG and Thomas H. Davenport, Professor at Babson College, and MIT Research fellow, pose the question "What's Your Data Strategy." Within the framework of defense and offense, the level of expertise, resources necessitate a split across both. This review of the article examines how a Modern Data Management Platform as a Service can help support both.