The DOT Group is a niche provider of data lifecycle management solutions focused on ensuring that our customers know their data, trust their data, and use their data to achieve business objectives. To enable our customers to adapt and lead in this changing world, The DOT Group partners with several leading software vendors in the industry. With a renewed focus on the future of data on the cloud and the demand for more agile and nimble solutions, we are proud to announce our partnership with Informatica.
Some thoughts and learnings from the pandemic applied to data management.
Firstly, I hope everyone is safe and well. In these times and it makes you think and consider your work balance versus what you do daily and how it somehow relates to the work we all do professionally in data/information management 😊.
Use case for Watson Catalog (part of the IBM Cloud Pak for Data)
Every organisation would like to leverage the power of data they collect to drive insights, to improve efficiency, to become more responsive, to apply machine learning and AI and stay ahead of competition.
Data catalogs form a critical tool in establishing a common glossary of data for data consumers, data creators and data curators. Data catalog provides this centralised glossary and organises enterprise data sets to help data users perform searches for specific data that they need and understand its meta data, such as data lineage, uses, and how others perceive the data’s value.
Using AI and Big Data has become the norm to get work done in day to day life. In the meantime, it's essential to keep in mind that AI and Big Data has given life to a range of new cybersecurity challenges as well. If you are planning to reap the benefits that come along with AI and Big Data, you need to have a basic understanding of these challenges. Having this understanding will ensure your businesses security and protection in the long run.
Get your data ready for AI with IBM Cloud Private for Data
At the Dot Group, we can’t stress enough about the importance of a robust information architecture in order to monetise your data. Artificial Intelligence enabled analytics can provide insights into customer behaviour, business operations and offer a humongous opportunity for business to provide personalised / exceptional customer service, reduce the cost of operations and create offerings to beat competition. However, let’s not forget that AI and analytics are only as good the quality of your data.
Every enterprise has a mix of software solutions to address the various challenges they experience in their data management lifecycle. Data governance, data protection, and security, native storage and hybrid cloud management, data cataloging , data accessibility, reporting – are just some of the data challenges data stewards deal with daily.
When you are working as a data analyst for a company, you will often find difficulties in getting your hands on data. When proper data is not available, it can also be challenging to analyse it on time. This is where you need to think about using a data catalog.
By combining technical and business processes to merge data into valuable information, data integration delivers trusted data from several sources to help marketers build a clearer picture of their target market.
Every minute, 1.7 megabytes of data is created for every person on the planet. All 7.3 billion of us!
In its latest report Gartner suggests that 80% of this growing data in unstructured and business data. So even with data storage becoming cheaper are we up to the challenge of managing this explosive growth of data?