On any given day a Google search for the phrase “big data” will return over 1.5 billion results. It’s no wonder companies are struggling to understand this new landscape, much less capture the return on their data investments. Perhaps the biggest challenge facing firms today is making sense of all this available data and prioritizing initiatives that will have a positive impact on their bottom line.
The goal of the Sagence Connection is to provide a single, objective, cross-industry perspective on all things data. It can be overwhelming to research this topic. There are the industry-specific magazines and forums, conferences, the well-known newspaper outlets, social media sites, knowledge “experts;” the sources are endless. The Sagence Connection is a better way to filter the news. We remove the hype and focus on the important questions we hear directly from our clients – Fortune 1000 firms across all industries, but specifically in the financial services and healthcare space. You’ll read entries on data visualization, the Chief Data Officer agenda, data management, including data governance, master and reference data, R, Hadoop and other tools, data as an asset, data analytics, taxonomy and ontology, regulatory issues, and careers in this space. If it’s about data, it’s in the Sagence Connection, where you will gain insight into the many data challenges facing industries today, and realize opportunities for competitive advantage.