It's not easy to change how a business uses data. Now trying doing that at Target scale. At Domopalooza 2017, Target's Ben Schein and Lisa Roath shared their data adventures from the BI team and business user view. In this installment, I look at how Schein used Domo to build momentum for real time data at Target - and how decision making is changing as a result.
In this edition: why technical bankruptcy is innovation quicksand. Also: IBM changes the enterprise blockchain debate with its blockchain as a service offering. Plus self-disruptive CIOs, ERP lawsuits, and diversity gets real. Your whiffs include, of course, United Airlines and its wardrobe (policy) malfunction. But that's not the only whiff of note.
Who isn't a "data-driven" business these days? At Domapalooza 2017, I met a Domo customer that's walking the walk. Colony American Finance CIO Matthew March shared how lean IT helps them excel. It's also a cloud BI story, moving from spreadsheet chaos to business actions. March has numbers to back it up - including a 100 percent company-wide adoption rate.
In this edition: A look beyond the robots, into emotional intelligence and culture change where humans can - in theory - make the difference. Plus: Google's enterprise cloud play gets a harder look, and new pieces on re-inventing talent, DBAs, and, alas, net neutrality.
My retail reviews hit on the myths and realities of the omni-channel - now it's time for AI and predictive. First up? Everseen, an Irish upstart and pioneer in AI Point of Sale technology. But as my talk with CEO Alan O'Herlihy shows, the next retail giant Everseen is set to take on is Amazon, as in Amazon Go. The checkout-free future of retail is firmly in Everseen's sights.
The Integrated Reporting movement presents a compelling new reporting framework that helps companies truly quantify their assets - and reckon with their exposure. So why isn't this approach more widely adopted? Intacct CTO Aaron Harris gave me his view of why Integrated Reporting matters, and how cloud integration and APIs tie in.
Once the snow clears, silly season hits. Just in the nick of time, Jon and Brian have your enterprise keynote survival guide ready. Tips for attendees come first, but vendors must survive their own keynotes also, so we've got tips for vendors as well.