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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

IBM Global CIO Study Promotes Analytics

Here is the place to download the study. Standardization, Security and analytics are emphasized. Requires a minimal registration.

' .. A new global study of more than 2,500 Chief Information Officers (CIOs), released by IBM reveals that leveraging analytics to gain a competitive advantage and improve business decision-making is now the top priority for CIOs. More than four out of five (83 percent) survey respondents identified business intelligence and analytics – the ability to see patterns in vast amounts of data and extract actionable insights – as the way they will enhance their organizations’ competitiveness ... With an increased focus on data analytics, the survey also revealed that data reliability and security have emerged as increasingly urgent concerns, with 71 percent of CIOs planning to make additional investments in risk management and compliance ... '

I am also convinced that analytical capability needs to be pushed down so that all members of the business community can leverage it.

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