Sitting at the intersection between IT and business, the chief data officer (CDO) is responsible for enterprisewide data governance and the utilization of information as a critical asset. First and foremost, the CDO is charged with the business mission of leveraging data assets to enable strategic business initiatives, such as driving a digital transformation, enhancing customer relationships, and/or leveraging data to get ahead of the competition.
The benefits of migrating to a cloud environment are compelling, and the message is getting through to enterprises: According to a recent cloud usage survey conducted by data virtualization company Denodo, 36% of organizations are currently in the process of migrating their data infrastructure to the cloud, while nearly 20% are in advanced stages of implementation.
Data is the lifeblood of every organisation, regardless of size or sector. Over the years, it has become a crucial part of doing business and, by harnessing it effectively, companies can use it to boost productivity and improve decision making.
At the start of 2015, Indiana University found itself saddled with a 15-year-old data warehouse that stored a limited set of operational data and wasn't being used for analytics in a concerted way. Looking to improve decision-making, university officials mapped out a new strategy -- one that resulted in the deployment of a data virtualization layer to create a logical data warehouse and BI environment.
Cloud adoption continues to gain momentum, with hybrid cloud the most common architecture, according to a new study by data virtualization software provider Denodo.
Cloud adoption is gaining momentum, as 36 percent of organizations are currently in the process of migrating to the cloud while close to 20 percent consider themselves to be in the advanced stages of implementation, according to the second annual cloud usage survey by data virtualization company Denodo.
Angel Vina, chief executive of data virtualisation software platform Denodo, says the company is seeing phenomenal potential worldwide and is planting the seeds for growth in ANZ.
Logical data warehouses have been gaining popularity for some time, and their potential benefits are many. They help provide a unified infrastructure for querying across disparate data sources. They also help provide security and metadata management on top of multiple analytical data management systems.
Logical data warehouses have been gaining popularity for some time, and the potential benefits of LDWs are many. They help provide a unified infrastructure for querying across disparate data sources. They also help provide security and metadata management on top of multiple analytical data management systems.
The total cloud market, which includes software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), business process as a service (BPaaS), cloud management, and security services, will be worth $278.3 billion in 2021, almost twice its value since last year, according to Gartner predictions.