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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Management' (28)

7 Steps to Ensure and Sustain Data Quality

Several years ago,  I met a senior director from a large company.  He mentioned the company he worked for was facing data quality issues that eroded customer satisfaction, and he had spent months investigating the potential causes and how to fix them. “What have you found?” I asked eagerly.  “It is a tough issue.  I did not find a single cause, on the contrary, many things went wrong,” he replied.  He then started citing a long list of what contributed to the data quality issues - almost…
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Added by Stephanie Shen on July 28, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Agile Framework for Analytics: a Decalogue

Agile vriksasana pose in front of a Waterfall Goodfon.com



You are standing on a moss covered rock a short distance from a high waterfall that pours into a deep pond before flowing further downstream. The creek is surrounded by tall trees that provide a high canopy and shade. The air is cool and a gentle breeze…

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Added by Pedro URIA RECIO on September 14, 2018 at 2:48am — No Comments

A Comprehensive List Of R Packages For Portfolio Analysis

R language is a free statistical computing environment; hence there are multiple ways/packages to achieve a particular statistical/quantitative output. I am going to discuss here a concise list of R packages that one can use for the modeling of financial risks and/or portfolio optimization with utmost efficiency and effectiveness. The intended audience for this article is financial market analysts interested in using R, and also for quantitatively inclined folks…

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Added by Ranjit Mishra on April 28, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

Moving Data from the Basement to the Boardroom

According to IDG, 35% of companies with effective data grow faster year-on-year, however, many still take little notice of data quality or ongoing data management, pushing it into deepest corners to eventually be abandoned and forgotten.

If this…

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Added by Martin Doyle on January 16, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments

Using Data To Improve Performance in Nonprofits

Performance management can be viewed as a systematic process that enables organizations to improve the productivity of employees in a team framework. The approach is implemented by defining roles within specific competence parameters, laying out expectations and establishing realistic goals.…

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Added by Jay Taylor on November 14, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Three Stages Of Effective Data Governance In Healthcare

  • Is data governance critical for you?
  • Would you want to build a flexible data governance strategy, iteratively realizing the benefits as it evolves?
  • Would you have big data oriented programs, generating a vast amount of data?
  • Would you want a governance strategy around individual programs or rolled up into some logical grouping?
  • Would you want to improve over your existing governance strategy?
  • Would you have…
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Added by Vijay Kumar on August 1, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

AI for Organizing – Categorizing and Managing Data at Scale

So far in this series on Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence: Monster or Mentor? and AI for Summarization – Enabling Human-Consumable Information, we looked at several key ways in which AI advances can improve human productivity in…

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Added by Roy Wilds, PhD, PHEMI Systems on July 24, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Data Management Made Easy

Creating a data management strategy doesn’t have to be difficult. By understanding how your data flows through your business and teaming it with an intelligent management solution you can ensure your business’ longevity.

Every business collects data; however, many do not manage their data effectively and often have no data strategy in…

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Added by Martin Doyle on July 17, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

Is your New Year’s Resolution to Improve your CRM Data?

We all set New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately, research suggests that 63% of us break them within just one month. However, if there is one New Year’s Resolution that you must stick to, it is surely to improve the quality of your business data.

According to Gartner more than 75% of companies…

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Added by Martin Doyle on January 9, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

How to Ensure Your CRM Data Is Fit For Purpose



In this post we provide you with seven ways you can improve the quality of your data and ensure it is fit for purpose.

Constantly improving upon the quality of your data is essential to remain ahead of your competition. Failure to keep your data up to date will result in a 30% erosion in the value of your most…

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Added by Martin Doyle on November 16, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Looking at the Big Picture: The Future of Big Data



At first there were a lot of different opinions, but now, almost everybody agrees that big data was able to take over the whole business world. A lot of businesses are relying on it and improving the tools they use for taming big data on a daily basis. They all agree that the importance of big data is huge and that everyone who wants to stay competitive in the business world…

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Added by Ivan Dimitrijevic on October 14, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Are You Still in the Dark About the Quality of Your Data?

More and more businesses are waking up to the threat of poor data quality. We’re gradually seeing the risk being taken more seriously as the shockwaves of poor management are felt.

Yet for many businesses, data quality is seen as an abstract concept; difficult to understand, and impossible to…

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Added by Martin Doyle on June 3, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Global Master Data Management Market to Surge due to Rising Usage of Cloud-based Services

Transparency Market Research offers to its readers a thorough research report on the global master data management market. The research report, titled “Master Data Management Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023,” has been compiled by industry experts by using market measurement tools such as Porter’s five forces analysis and SWOT analysis. The former points out the threat of new…

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Added by Alina John on March 22, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Data Center Infrastructure Management Market led to Wider Spread thanks to Incorporation of DCIM Solutions in IT Industry

Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions are the most effective way to reduce data center operating costs. DCIM solutions provide significant value to IT organizations that are concerned about the energy consumption and improvement in operational efficiency in their data centers. DCIM is a combination of IT and facilities management that helps enable faultless monitoring of all systems in IT and facility infrastructure.

DCIM Emerges as a Strategic Tool for…

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Added by Ankit Jain on February 19, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

Will 2016 be the Year you Clean up your Dirty Data?

For ever it seems, we’ve been warning about the dangers of low quality data. Our warnings have been reinforced and echoed by some of the world’s biggest think tanks. However, despite this, some organisations still haven’t acted to improve the quality of their data.  And we’re wondering why?

Over the last 12 months, we’ve blogged about business automation , and about…

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Added by Martin Doyle on December 21, 2015 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

How do you Measure Employee's Perception of Inclusion at the Workplace?

Research studies show that employees perceive diversity and inclusion (D&I) as two conceptually distinct organizational practices. Whereas diversity focuses on organizational demographic blend, inclusion removes obstacles so that members from different groups work in harmony and achieve desirable business outcomes.

It is well recognized that diverse and inclusive organizational culture promotes creativity and innovation. The positive effects of diversity led to a growth of…

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Added by Nurur Rahman on November 24, 2015 at 7:34am — 3 Comments

Little Debate: Data Priorities for all Industries

The figure titled "Data Pipeline" is from an article by Jeffrey T. Leek & Roger D. Peng titled, "Statistics: P values are just the tip of the iceberg. These are both well known scientists in the field of statistics and data science, and for them, there is no need to debate the importance of data integrity; it is a fundamental concept. Current terminology uses the term "tidy data", a phrase coined by Hadley Wickham from an article by the same name. Whatever you…

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Added by Randall Shane on July 3, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The 3Ms of Marketing Data Analytics

Data is everywhere and growing. As a marketer, this is a dream world. Your audience is generating tons of data from your web visits, mobile apps and you have partners giving you data. This is rich customer journey data.

However commonly used terms like Big Data and Analytics can mask the complexity of realizing your ROI gained from analyzing all this data. The promise of the visual tools and Hadoop based platforms is all great but if you don't have a data strategy in place all the…

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Added by Sri Desikan on April 27, 2015 at 1:05pm — No Comments

To build a MEL, you need a Private Detective

Over the past six months we have been working with the reliability and maintenance organization within a large oil and gas client to build out their Master Equipment List (MEL). Like many asset-intensive organizations, they have implemented an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) tool to give them visibility and control over their capital equipment to optimize their maintenance strategies, reduce operating costs, and better manage their workforce and spare parts inventories. The challenge is…

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Added by Sullexis LLC on October 6, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

GUI software for database performance management

As the size of the database grows database performance becomes critical. Automation is a growing focus for data center operators facing increasingly complex environments. Database administration is complex, repetitive and time consuming. DBAs have to work long hours during off hours downtime. The outage of database costs heavily to the companies and affect their repute.

Shopping engines and online shopping places are highly dependent on database performance. Slower application…

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Added by Muhammad Saeed on May 9, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

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