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Why does open technology feel so closed?

King Content is dead. All hail Context, the Queen of the communication age! It’s time to fix the reality gap caused by duplicitous data.

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What is a ‘data-driven culture’ and how can an organisation build one?

Data is now the lifeblood of a modern organisation. However, growing into a data-led business relies on the people within the business who are willing to embrace a data-driven culture.

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5 data shifts that are steering business strategy

Focus is on the year ahead as it is set to give rise to disruptive data strategies and privacy-centric organisational shifts as businesses race to gain a competitive advantage without compromising on trust. Truata CEO Felix Marx...

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New European data initiative open to the world

Gaia-X is a pan-European project aimed at offering a standardised approach to data sovereignty. Supported by the French and German governments, and with 180 companies behind it, could it dent the US dominance of the cloud market?

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Scale: 4 predictions for 2021

Everybody talks about scaling up and out, but what is changing around this in practice heading into 2021?

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Data provides CIO with digital transformation insight

Digital modernisation programmes led by data aware executives are vital to success.

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Building resilience: your fortune-teller in the Cloud

In the age of AI and ML, companies have entered a new paradigm of forecasting and modelling. Then the pandemic hit and the data that had fuelled these models became outdated and insufficient. How then, can businesses make informed...

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No algorithm no future but sort out the data first

What is the business value of an algorithm?

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New models of financial data sharing in Africa

Startups are leading the race to monetise customer financial data in Africa for lucrative business cases.

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Onna CEO is on a voyage of discovery to join up data

Salim Elkhou wants to make enterprise search simpler and connect information islands.

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So you’ve invested in data tech, now what?

Frank Kozurek, Director at Motion BI, outlines the key considerations businesses should make when laying the foundations of their data strategy.

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What next for Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey?

IDG Connect reflects on one of the most interesting CEOs of modern IT, Dheeraj Pandey, who is stepping down

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Back-up and running: How businesses can protect their data in a world full of risk

With the threat of a ransomware attack greater than ever, how can businesses protect their data as they prepare to return to the office?

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Technology’s big tradeoff: complexity vs. conformity

The multiplicity of clouds, databases, microservices and containers alongside the infinite variety of converged and divergent services that exist in the typical enterprise IT stack are spiraling in their complexity - how we manage and...

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Tibco’s data focus makes it well placed for the downturn

Data is set to play a primary role in business recovery, and the senior leadership of Tibco believe that they have the tools CIOs require

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Ten equations that rule the world - could they work for you?

David Sumpter's The Ten Equations That Rule the World explains the maths that informs IT-driven finance, betting and social media companies. Could we all adopt these principles in our lives too?

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Blueprinting our way to easier data

The mass of data ubiquity surrounding business systems is giving rise to an increasing number of templates and reference architectures that act as a new kind of ‘information blueprint’ for enterprises to shortcut their way to more...

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A new prescription for big data headaches in pharma-tech

Every industry runs on data. From oil rigs to bakeries and from finance to dressmaking, every business now has a responsibility to re-define itself as a data-centric software business. The pharmaceutical industry is no different. A...

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IBI: Building an information integration

Information Builders has rebranded as ibi and its CEO says the business is ready for the growth in automation.

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Tibco dashboards smooths out pandemic information overload

Michael O'Connell, chief analytics officer, at Tibco Software is making access to COVID-19 data more accessible.

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