Summer is here and the longer days it brings means more time available to spend with a ripping read. That’s how it ideally works at least. We selected 3 valuable books worth your extra time.   The Chief Data Officer’s Playbook The issues and profession of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) are of significant interest and […]

Data Virtualization Top Use Cases

Data Virtualization is definitely on the rise. At its Data and Analytics Summit in London in March 2018, Gartner was projecting accelerated data virtualization adoption for both first-time and expanded deployments. Besides market analysts, we also see high demand and can confirm this being one of the hottest data solutions. But what are the top uses cases […]

The importance of data in a digital transformation context is known to everyone. Actually getting control and properly governing this new oil does not happen automatically. In this article we have summarized the top 5 Data Governance mistakes and also give you a number of tips on how to avoid them. 1. Data Governance is […]

The Dutch bank Rabobank has implemented a creative way of using customer data, without having to request permissions. If you are one of their customers and they use your data with internal tests to develop new services, there is a chance that you will get a different name. With special software data is pseudonymized and […]

The holiday season is the most important sales moment of the year. Nevertheless, a Zetes study reveals that retailers miss about 35 percent sales due to products not being immediately available or the lack of product information. A quarter of consumers leave a store without actually buying anything if they do not immediately see the […]

Getting a good understanding of the requirements but also the opportunities and business value is not easy. We designed a GDPR business value roadmap to help you with this and also make you understand what capabilities you need to get the job done.   Complete the form and download this Datalumen infogram (A5 PDF). The Datalumen […]

In 2013 cyber insurance was still a brand new product on the insurance market. At the time, only a negligible minority considered this policy to be useful. In the meantime, the number of online processes in the business world has steadily increased and the risks are no longer under discussion. Furthermore, Europe is placing cyber […]

By 2021, the CDO Role Will Be the Most Gender Diverse of All Technology-Affiliated C-level Positions. As the role of chief data officer (CDO) continues to gain traction within organizations, a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. found that these data and analytics leaders are proving to be a linchpin of digital business transformation.  The third […]

Data Market Update

Forrester Research recently published The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Virtualization, Q4 2017 report. The firm profiled 13 vendors in this report. The last Wave on this topic was published a while ago,  March 2015, with 9 vendors. Here is an overview of what has changed in the last two-and-a-half years. Data Virtualization Market has Expanded According […]

Fishing in a lake and a data lake are much the same. Data scientists must not only go where the fish are for big data insights, but also find a way to quickly build the data pipeline that turns raw data into business results. When fishing it doesn’t matter how good of a fisherman you […]