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A recent report examines the correlation between the maturity of an organization's enterprise data strategy (defined as an organization-wide, integrated, holistic strategy across all lines of business) and its business performance. It also explores the impact that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its uncertainties have on businesses. The research, gathered by enterprise data cloud company Cloudera in association with technology...
In the age of the Great Resignation, curiosity is increasingly recognized as a valuable skill by business leaders. Curiosity is increasingly sought after by employers to address some of the biggest challenges facing organizations today – from improving employee retention and job satisfaction to creating more innovative, collaborative and productive workplaces. This is according to the SAS Curiosity@Work Report, which surveyed nearly...
Signant Health, the leader in evidence generation for modern clinical trials, today announced the appointment of George Moore as the company's chief technology officer. An experienced leader and digital innovator with a proven history of successfully guiding software development organizations through transformational growth, Moore is uniquely positioned to steer the technology vision underpinning Signant's mission to own all parts of the...
There are several strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts presented their findings during its recent virtual Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Americas. “With CEOs and Boards striving to find growth through direct digital connections with customers, CIOs’ priorities must reflect the same business imperatives, which run through each top strategic tech trends for...
Arize AI, a machine learning (ML) observability and model monitoring platform, announced it has raised $19 million in Series A financing. The round was led by Battery Ventures with participation from previous investors Foundation Capital, Trinity Ventures, The House Fund, and Swift Ventures. Dharmesh Thakker, general partner at Battery Ventures, will join the Arize AI board. Machine learning is the backbone of modern technology, powering...
ConsejoSano, a health equity-focused engagement company specializing in culturally and linguistically-aligned outreach, has tapped Josh Siegel, a veteran health IT executive, as its new chief technology officer. He will lead product development strategy and execution to deliver the next generation of technology to the patients and health plan members who need it most. Specifically, Siegel will oversee the data science that drives the...
The unprecedented need for companies to innovate and digitalize faster has made talent a top priority. Studies show that 69% of employers find it difficult to fill job vacancies, with an increased demand in technology and logistics segments. In addition, 76% of the tech talent supply does not possess the required skill sets to fulfill tech job roles. With the ongoing talent wars, organizations have been scrambling to manage what...
Software company DataChat, Inc. today announced the closing of a $25 million Series A funding round led by Redline Capital and Anthos Capital. Celesta Capital (formerly WRVI Capital) and Nepenthe Capital, which led the previous $4 million seed funding round, also participated. DataChat addresses a key problem for businesses: Collecting data is easy, but making data-driven decisions is hard, especially for business users who need to act...
ConcertAI, a company with real-world data (RWD) and enterprise AI technology solutions for precision oncology, announced the appointment of Catherine Richards, PhD, MPH, as chief data officer and senior vice president RWD solutions and customer success. "Catherine is one of the most deeply experienced scientists and executives in the field of RWE for the life sciences industry," said ConcertAI CEO Jeff Elton, PhD. "She is an expert in...
Job seekers hoping to secure signing bonuses should move quickly, as employers are indicating in a new Salary.com survey of U.S. companies that these bonuses are a short-term fix for widespread talent shortages. While 50 percent of employers surveyed are offering signing bonuses, only 20 percent expect to still be doing so by the end of 2021. This is not bad news for new hires, however, as more than 62 percent of organizations are planning...
Companies have typically prioritized the speed at which they implement digital transformations across their organizations to combat digital disruption. However, these promising digital transformation initiatives often lose momentum and fail to produce the broad impact needed to compete in today's world. In an annual survey of 1,200 international business leaders, Bain & Company found a growing realization among leadership teams that...
Shopper intelligence and omnichannel media provider Catalina has appointed accomplished industry veteran Sean Murphy to the role of EVP, chief data and analytics officer. As a member of the company's executive leadership team, Murphy will report to President and CEO Wayne Powers. With experience spanning the technology, media, and marketing sectors, Murphy most recently held a series of senior roles, including SVP of analytics, at...