CDO

Why women are becoming chief data officers

Established female leaders from the world of data gather at the IBM CDO Summit in Boston, Fall 2015. It was Gartner that got the conversation going. In January of 2014, Debra Logan, a vice president and distinguished analyst with Gartner Research, published a blog post estimating that approximately 100 large companies had created what was […]

Continue reading

JT Kostman: Data plus behavioral insights deliver business value

Dr. JT Kostman believes every Chief Data Officer should be able to link what they do to a monetized or quantified outcome for his or her company. Some might think that’s a prematurely ambitious stance for someone who is only months into a newly created position.But when you’re working for Time Inc., which holds the […]

Continue reading

The Experience Revolution: The Game is on

Executive Summary Businesses across multiple industries are feeling the heat from disruptors who are using digital to revolutionize how customers interact with brands. Armed with these new experiences, customers are becoming increasingly impatient with incumbents who don’t keep up. Helping customers easily find what they need, simplifying signup, driving personalization and streamlining access to support […]

Continue reading

CDO Summit in Paris: a focus on innovation

More than a dozen accomplished French (and other European) Chief Data Officers and senior executives gathered in Paris on November 5, 2015 in the elegant Salon Pompadour at Hotel Le Meurice. This sumptuous palace dates back to the early 19th century, and was a timelessly beautiful and inspiring setting for stimulating conversation on creating long-term […]

Continue reading

Nouveau Vocabulaire: Internet des objets

Internet des objets: Une définition Réseaux d’appareils ou de capteurs connectés qui permettent la collecte, la communication, l’analyse et l’exploitation de données à grande échelle sans interaction humaine. Signification L’Internet des Objets (IdO) permet l’instrumentation et l’interconnexion des objets et systèmes indispensables à notre vie de tous les jours. Une multitude de machines et objets […]

Continue reading

Tom Gentile: Lessons from GE Capital’s divesture

As President and Chief Operating Officer of GE Capital, Tom Gentile is part of a major strategic pivot. In April 2015, CEO Jeff Immelt announced that GE would be spinning off most of GE Capital and focusing the company’s remaining financial services activities in support of GE’s core industrial businesses. To put the enormity of […]

Continue reading

New Vocabulary: Hackathon

A focused “hacking” session can deliver innovation in one day Hackathon: A Definition Hackathons are highly focused, outcome-oriented innovation sessions intended to deliver breakthrough thinking and a pilot-ready commercial model within a radically abbreviated timeframe. What it means These intense collaborative design events, often staged over 24 – 48 hours, bring together computer programmers, user […]

Continue reading

Vijay Venkatesan: Make medical records more like music

When Vijay Venkatesan took on the role of Vice President of Enterprise Data Management at Sutter Health, a California-based not-for-profit health network, he transformed the organization’s culture of data from a Balkanized system of historical reporting to a self-service, storefront model where everyone—including patients—has easy, instant access to the most up-to-date clinical information. His new […]

Continue reading

David Ho: Putting data to work in the healthcare industry

Molina Healthcare is a managed care company focused on providing high quality medical care to low-income individuals. Founded in 1980 by a former emergency room physician, Molina now serves more than three million members in health plans across California, Washington, New Mexico, Florida, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Texas, and most recently Puerto […]

Continue reading

Marketing is a (buyer) journey, not a destination

Executive Summary CMOs are implementing significant shifts in where and how they allocate marketing spend. In the ‘Customer in Control’ marketing age, marketers are experiencing a renaissance within their discipline. It is already disrupting how marketing operates and is re-writing the rules for the future. To understand how marketing is evolving, The CMO Club in […]

Continue reading

Abhi Nemani: Put data in the hands of the people

Big cities sit on a lot of data, from traffic patterns to subway delays, and citizens have traditionally had to fight to see it. As data continues to be digitized and connected online, a movement is afoot to fling open the doors of city halls and give citizens broader access to more valuable information than […]

Continue reading

Nicole Jeter West: Digital engagement and the art of restraint

Every August, during the waning days of summer in New York, the best tennis players in the world flock to Flushing, Queens, and compete in one of the most grueling tournaments in the sport: the US Open. For the players, the stakes are high. The Open represents the last chance of the year for grand-slam […]

Continue reading