Who isn’t a “data-driven” business these days? At Domapalooza 2017, I met a Domo customer that’s walking the walk. Colony American Finance CIO Matthew March shared how lean IT helps them excel. It’s also a cloud BI story, moving from spreadsheet chaos to business actions. March has numbers to back it up – including a 100 percent company-wide adoption rate.
The Integrated Reporting movement presents a compelling new reporting framework that helps companies truly quantify their assets – and reckon with their exposure. So why isn’t this approach more widely adopted? Intacct CTO Aaron Harris gave me his view of why Integrated Reporting matters, and how cloud integration and APIs tie in.
Fred Studer brings a refreshing and enthusiastic approach to marketing in a product segment that has not been known for marketing innovation. He has grand plans and a focus on customer storytelling. This aligns closely with our view of 21st century technology marketing.
NoSQL vendor DataStax has unveiled a new CX strategy that signals a move away from tech-heavy discussions, towards understanding business problems.
Plex is extending its Intelliplex analytics platform to provide jump off points into the business and not be restricted to the plant floor. This is an important development.
Finance must free up time to become a business partner and drive growth. Take these 4 actions to transform your role, advises Unit4’s Sjoerd-Jaap Westra
In what is a first for this author, product placement planted the seed that eventually led to a buy decision. It’s an interesting approach but one which conceals a different approach to buying that is refreshingly cogent.
Tech skills data is full of false promises and over-hyped salaries. But if you dig, you’ll find important clues to emerging skills – and where enterprise projects are headed. Here’s my opinionated review of 2017 tech skills projections.
Civil discourse isn’t easy to find online. Recent steps by Facebook, Google and Twitter shed light on how “AI” and machine learning could help fight online abuse and harassment. Or, in Facebook’s case, provide aid to those who may be at risk. But as expected, these approaches all have their limitations.
Quantifying social media value, or rather its impact continues to prove elusive. But before everyone with skin in that game takes fright, it’s time to rethink what social media actually achieves.