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Data Doctor – Taking the Pulse of the Chief Data Officer in Financial Services

By Alexis Efstathiou | November 30, 2016

  I have spoken with more than 50 Chief Data Officers (CDOs) and other senior data practitioners working in leading financial services organisations over the last two months. This has given me a fascinating insight into the health of the data space within financial services. So, how are we doing; are we prepared for the… Read more.

Will the Rise of Data Analytics Be the End of Privacy as We Know It?

By Alexis Efstathiou | November 30, 2016

  At the Chief Analytics Officer Forum-Europe, dozens of analytics leaders from a full range of industries came together in London’s Kensington neighborhood for the first CAO gathering east of the Atlantic. From financial services (Barclays, RBS, Bank of Ireland, etc) to retail products and services (eBay, Tesco, Unilever, etc), best practices and war stories… Read more.

Memo to CDOs: Here’s how to make your organisation love your data

By Alexis Efstathiou | November 29, 2016

  Possibly one of the most reverberating statements we’ve read of late is the headline of a recent Harvard Business Review article, which said: Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century. Indeed, data scientists and the rise of chief data officers have cast a spotlight on the relevance of big data and… Read more.