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Each week, we will curate and publish the top 10 posts of the week on business innovation from across our content categories. We hope you find these articles valuable, informative, and interesting. Enjoy!
Business Intelligence offers direct data insight which can lead to more accountable employees and strengthened partner relationships; however, BI can be incredibly enveloping. To best manage, the IDC identified 5 key factors that have the strongest influence on BI pervasiveness.
Big data isn’t just for the enterprise. The United States government is looking at how big data can have a big impact on solving the nation’s most pressing problems. Read here about the economic power of big data and learn about some initiatives already underway.
By Chris Heffer
According to post author Chris Heffer, the potential benefits of social media for business are only reaching 10% of its potential. Read the first installment of Heffer’s series focusing on how social data can be exploited by businesses to reach its peak.
Recently, the tech world was left speechless when Wired Reporter Matt Honan was hacked. Although he admitted to not taking full advantage of the security measures available, but he also noted that certain companies failed to create proper security measures capable of preventing his virtual demise. Read this post from Heather McIlvaine, discussing the results of ibi’s survey assessing the quality of companies information security and risk management policies.
By Michael Brenner
This blog isn’t informative about how social media can help your business. Nor does it talk about how innovations in social media, mobile marketing, SEO and content marketing are helpful. And reading it definitely won’t teach you anything.
By Irfan Khan
Not being able to find what you’re looking for is ranked, at least on my own, top ten list of most annoying things. Read Irfan’s post about how metadata can make your data search more efficient and valuable.
By Alec Wagner
As Alec rightly put it, it’s an “age-old controversy – somewhere between the chicken/egg endless loop.” Although this article doesn’t quite squash the debate, it provides two great arguments for each side.
When you’re young, you trust your parents to teach you everything necessary for success. In business, it’s no different. You trust your leaders to guide you and the business down an ethical and profitable path. If you want to be one of the great leaders, ask yourself these 10 questions to see how you’ll fare.
Big data is exactly as the title ensues, big. This usually means messy and requires your IT department to step in and help you try and make sense of it all. Data Discovery is changing this dilemma by allowing business analysts to discover and create visualization tools, thus speeding up your insight to action.
Did you know your company may be losing more than $5 million annually because of mismanaging information and missing a key opportunity? By putting in place information governance your company will only benefit. Read about some of the rewards, as well as some proven steps that will get your company back on track.