Culture – the Biggest Hurdle to Getting Payoff from Big Data and Analytics?

  Big data and analytics have gained centre stage recognition as being a powerful tool for competitive advantage. Insights gleaned from data are being leveraged ingeniously across the globe. To add to this, the ease and speed with which organisations can leverage analytics for competitive advantage has increased enormously with the birth of machine learning…. Read more.

Data Governance and Quality: Why a ‘Big Bang’ Approach Will Not Work

  Data governance and data quality are at the forefront of the Chief Data Officer’s mind. Poor data quality is one of those perpetual issues that can cause tremendous business pain. The symptoms are common: complaining of bad decisions made based on missing information, costs of duplicate information, penalties for not meeting compliance obligations, lost… Read more.

The Data Analytics Disconnect and How to Avoid It!

  Despite the professed benefits, there remains a real uncertainty around how to leverage the technology and ecosystem to achieve business value from big data analytics. Many stakeholders understand the urgency around analytics for the strategic success and competitive edge of their organisation, but fail to understand how to extract significant value from data. We… Read more.

Executives Still Relying on Gut, Not Gigabytes in Planning for Future

  At Corinium’s recent CDAO Melbourne event, we were thrilled to have on board John Studley, Lead Partner for Data and Analytics and Danielle Malone, Director for Insight Analytics at PwC. We caught up with them at the conference to find out more about the intriguing figures announced in their recent report, ‘Big Decisions.’ The… Read more.

The Role Of Chief Data Officers in a World Of Data Utopia

  Utopia is defined as “an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.” However, perfection is  rather illusive and frivolous concept. What is important is the very concept which is ultimately what you hope to achieve with one of your organisation’s greatest assets. Close your eyes, and imagine a place where… Read more.

How to Put Data at the Heart of Everything We Do

  Ahead of Corinium’s CDAO Melbourne event, we spoke with keynote speaker Darren Abbruzzese, General Manager, Technology Data, at ANZ to find out more about their group data transformation program. We also gauged his views on data as a tool for competitive advantage, its importance in the financial services industry and the role of the… Read more.

My First 90 Days as Chief Data Officer

  Ahead of Corinum’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Sydney conference in March 2017, we caught up with Mark Hunter, Chief Data Officer of Sainsbury’s Bank (UK). It was great to get a snapshot of Mark’ s experience in his new role and the similar challenges faced by data and analytics professionals in Australia and … Read more.

5 Ways to Start Your Data Governance Framework Right

  Chief Data Officer at UNSW, Kate Carruthers, shares her top tips ‪for getting started with data and information governance‬.‬ Corinium: We are looking forward to hearing from you at the CDAO Sydney event speaking on your data governance journey at UNSW. Establishing a data governance framework is inevitably challenging, what are the key cornerstones… Read more.

Our CDAOs Surveyed!

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Exclusive Interview with Louise Barber, Head of Data from TAL Life

We were lucky enough to sit down with Louise ahead of the Chief Data and Analytics Officer event she will be speaking at in September and she gave us some key insight into the journey she has had into the data space and how she feels we can address the data talent gap moving forward…. Read more.

Practical Tips to Beat the Data Skills Shortage for Today and Tomorrow

Given the pace at which data has become such an important part of our lives and business (never forget, 90% of all data was created in the last two years), it is unsurprising that the growth of talent in this area has been outstripped by the growth in demand. I regularly hear Chief Data Officers… Read more.

Key Considerations When Creating a Successful Centre of Excellence

2017 has been dubbed the year in which data and analytics finally reaches mainstream status. This fact has been reflected in a report by IDC, which found that revenue growth from information-based products will double the rest of the product/service portfolio for one third of Fortune 500 companies. Organisations are now in agreement that a… Read more.

Improving health and achieving commercial success via data analytics

Data science and analytics are all about using data to make better decisions. Any decisions: Big decisions, small decisions, fast decisions, repeatable decisions, informed decisions, automated decisions, personal decisions, corporate decisions, life and death. A lot of us end up in data science because we love the thrill of solving problems in clever ways –… Read more.

Offering Value for Investment in Artificial Intelligence

  As public interest and enterprise investment in Artificial Intelligence grows, businesses still face several key challenges that they must overcome before wholesale adoption is possible or even realistic. There are so many applications that currently fall under the broad umbrella of AI that it ‘has become a ‘catch all’ term that is creating some… Read more.

Collecting data with a purpose to avoid the “Big Data Trap”

In the age of Big Data, the rule seems to be “Collect everything now, figure out what to do with it later”. Unfortunately, this is often a costly mistake. Cloud storage is getting cheaper by the day – so you certainly can do it – but the real question is why should you do it?… Read more.

Getting the data out, not just storing it.

The Chief Data & Analytics event in Sydney is set to deliver its own set of insights from the gathering of data and analytics executives and practitioners, keen to discuss, share and learn about the breadth of considerations one addresses while performing data management that benefit those enterprises investing in the practice. The Chief Data… Read more.

The True Cost of Digital Transformation

There is a very big, very scary-looking dollar value given to digital transformation technology investment – $1.2 trillion in 2017! This astonishing, and seemingly unfathomable figure, only demonstrates how boardrooms across the world are taking note of digital transformation. So what is digital transformation actually? Digital advances in data and analytics, social media, IoT, workforce… Read more.

How to Undertake Lead Generation Like a Pro

Many organizations are in a huge hurry for leads, conversions and clients or customers, and scrimping on your lead generation strategy can be a false economy when it comes to getting in front of your target audience quickly and easily. A lead can be either a company or an individual who you hope to win… Read more.

Are You Missing the Crucial First and Last Step When Trying to Deliver Value from Data Science?

One of the great challenges for Data Scientists is the need to deliver real value to their organization. This was clearly apparent at the end of November, when over 100 data science and AI leaders came together in San Francisco to share experiences, tackle common challenges, and discuss the role of leading data science &… Read more.

Corinium’s Ten Key Predictions in Data and Analytics for 2018

2017 has been a very big year for data and analytics, with huge strides made in data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and dry cliché’s about “data being the new oil” are largely disappearing. At Corinium we have seen many trends in data and analytics come and go over the years, so we have looked at… Read more.

How To Optimize your Inbound Marketing Methodology

When it comes to inbound marketing methodology, email marketing is a key way of letting your email subscriber list know about new products they might be interested in using and other valuable aspects of creating a partnership with your organization. If you want to optimize your inbound marketing methodology, it is vital that you fine-tune… Read more.

7 Tips for Online Data Security

This year saw a huge surge in the amount of cyber security attacks. Security breaches can be very costly and devastating, so should you be worried about the security of your websites and online accounts? If you hold any kind of database or customer data, you need to take steps to ensure that your online… Read more.

Can Machines Really Beat Doctors? Artificial Intelligence More Likely to Diagnose Cardiac and Lung Problems

It was reported in the news recently that researchers at an Oxford Hospital in the UK have developed artificial intelligence (AI) that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer more effectively than if the same conditions were diagnosed by an actual doctor. The system, it is said, will save billions of pounds to… Read more.

The Age of the Machines – navigating the intelligent automation landscape and cutting through the hype

Ahead of Corinum’s AUTOMATE: 2018 event in Melbourne (27-28 February 2018)  we caught up with Michelle Hannan-Brown, Process Engineering Manager, CoE Process Engineering, Westpac (NZ), to talk about best practice and her thoughts about what the age of the machines will mean for business.   There is a lot of buzz at the moment around AI, RPA,… Read more.