Tag: governance

Tag: governance

The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 1 of 5)

If bad data were a plague on business, it might rank somewhere between The Great London Epidemic and The Black Death. Bad data costs companies an estimated 15 percent of their revenue according to Gartner. Only 16 percent of managers trust their data, and system-specific AI is causing companies’ ecosystems to wobble dangerously out of control. It’s a big concern…

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Built too frail: Why your data governance initiative wasn’t going to work anyway

If Europe’s new GDPR data regulations started a fire, California’s new act is pouring on the petrol. The legislation grants consumers even more rights effective January 1 of next year, and has companies scrambling to get their data house in order.  If regulations weren’t enough, MIT has found that bad data is more expensive than we thought: It costs companies…

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It’s official, we’ve hit SaaS connector overload

Every day I see another SaaS app go ‘must-have’ viral and I wonder how long the center can hold. When the average midsize startup uses 123 SaaS tools (enterprises use thousands) and 78 percent of organizations are increasing their spend on cloud services, all I can think about are all those messy connections and what a drag they are on…

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