When Do You Really Need a Chief Data Officer?

Posted by Bhargav Mantha on Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Data is now recognized as a fundamental business asset, a natural resource, a driver of innovation, a source of revenue, a creative force for new products and new wealth, and a job opportunity gold mine for those with the right skills.


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Busting Three Myths About Big Data

Posted by Bhargav Mantha on Tue, Nov 03, 2015

With so much hype about Big Data, it's hard for leaders to know how to exploit its potential, making it important for them to cut through all the hype and confusion, and discipline themselves to base their actions on known facts and business-driven outcomes. This is easier said than done due to the various myths surrounding Big Data. Here are three myths that need to be debunked in order to avoid resource wastage, dead-end paths or missed opportunities.


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Developing Data Science as a Strategic Capability: Start With These Five Guidelines

Posted by Bhargav Mantha on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Data science has been hyped as the sexiest job of the 21st century. Despite the excitement, there is a lot of apprehension about hiring and training data science talent, in part because of the struggle to define this capability within the context of an organization’s goals.


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Social Intelligence: Three Steps to Implementing a Socially Enabled Business via Big Data

Posted by Bhargav Mantha on Fri, Jun 28, 2013

Social-media technologies have fundamentally shifted the way people engage with one another and organizations. Social channels such as Facebook and Twitter have sparked an explosion of business-to-consumer and consumer-to-business interactions, in turn changing consumers' behavior and expectations about how they interact and transact with commercial enterprises.


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Five Keys to Harnessing (Not Hyping) Big Data

Posted by Bhargav Mantha on Wed, Feb 13, 2013


I defined Big Data in my last post and why you should care about it.


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