When was the last time you thought about the steps your company is taking to avert a potential crisis or quickly respond to one of those crises? And when was the last time you took an in-depth look at your companys vulnerabilities, as opposed to simply acknowledging them and then moving on? These may not be the most exciting questions to ask, nor the most popular ones. … [Read more...] about Is Big Data The Key to Crisis Management?
Organisations cannot wait much longer with developing a big data strategy and start with a big data project. It will be a journey, sometimes tough, but with great results in the end if carried out correctly. Big data initiatives are complex projects with multiple layers and dimensions. In this video, Avnet CIO Steve Phillips explains eight critical elements required to maximize … [Read more...] about The 8 Critical Elements of Big Data Success – Video
For Big Data to fully impact an organisation it is of course important that all of a companys information is digital. A research by Ricoh showed that although managers are aware that big data opportunities require also the physical documents that hold critical business insights, still 50% of the surveyed organisations have five to ten years worth of information stored only in … [Read more...] about The True Value Of Digitising Business Critical Documents – Video