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Economic Value of Data (EvD) Challenges

By Bill Schmarzo CTO, Dell EMC Services (aka “Dean of Big Data”) April 7, 2017 Well, my recent University of San Francisco research paper “Applying Economic Concepts To Big Data To Determine The Financial Value Of The Organization’s Data And Analytics Research Paper” has fueled some very interesting conversations. Most excellent! That was one of…

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Data Compression Improvements in Amazon Redshift Bring Compression Ratios Up to 4x

Maor Kleider, Senior Product Manager with Amazon Redshift, wrote today’s guest post. -Ana Amazon Redshift, is a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehousing service that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all of your data. Many of our customers, including Scholastic, King.com, Electronic Arts, TripAdvisor and Yelp, migrated to Amazon Redshift and achieved agility…

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From Risk to Resilience

I’m glad the world didn’t end during DRJ Spring World 2017 conference last week, because over 1,000 of the world’s business continuity and disaster recovery specialists were there!   It was another great conference and I had the pleasure of presenting on building resiliency across the organization’s value chain and the key relationship between business…

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The Business Value of RSA Archer

Many of you know that implementing an effective governance, risk, and compliance program can be a costly and time-consuming effort: Hardware, software, and the active engagement of a lot of people in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd lines of defense.  Before implementing a program and periodically throughout the life of the program, the question always…

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Capture the Prize

Risk is the effect of uncertainty on objectives.  Organizations that manage risk well increase the certainty that their objectives will be achieved.  Not surprisingly, organizations that lead in the management of risk “capture the prize”.  They more frequently achieve their objectives and are actually more profitable and less likely to experience a negative profit margin…

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