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Data governance

3 questions to ask when hiring a Chief Data Officer (CDO)

Business man thinking of the chief data officer role

The role of a chief data officer may take on a variety of shapes depending on the industry, enterprise, and maturity of the data program he or she is working for. Our research reports that mature data organizations are more likely to have a chief data officer in place.

The question is: At what point in your data management program should you hire a CDO? And, how does the CDO’s role evolve as your data program evolves?

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Credit reporting in times of crisis

Credit reporting can be challenging at the best of times but right now there’s more than usual to be concerned about. By proactively validating your data and eliminating common errors, we can help you reduce frustration, risk, and cost, increase satisfaction, and give you your time back, even during a crisis.

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Benefits of a chief data officer (CDO)

Woman as chief data officer ensuring data quality

Research shows 85 percent of organizations see data as one of the most valuable assets for their business, and as organizations move up the ranks toward an optimal enterprise-wide data quality management program, they need a leader. A leader who can pave the way for their team to achieve that data dream state, a chief data officer (CDO).

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Why a CDO is integral to your data-driven strategy and culture

chief data officer

Our research shows 77 percent of businesses are actively working to put data insights into the hands of more people across their organizations, but surely with the recent crisis, that number is now even higher.

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Data quality before data governance

Focused on the needs of government agencies, the DGVision conference empowered federal employees with new insights, best practices, and education around starting and optimizing data governance initiatives. Experian joined business leaders in both private and public sector companies for meaningful conversations about all things data governance.

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How to justify and support your data governance initiative

We find a growing number of businesses are either looking to start or optimize data governance programs to better control data, but at Data Governance Winter Conference, we learned that there are often two major roadblocks to implementing or optimizing your data governance program.  Explore how you can navigate these challenges. 

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Supporting a proactive data management strategy

After meeting with many data practitioners this week, there continues to be a universal desire to shift data management from reactive—data for compliance or regulatory mandates—to proactive and to leverage data to drive insights that will deliver profits to the business. Learn how they are approaching this initiative.

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How to fix your bad data—a lesson from Flushing Bank

Fixing bad data for Flushing Bank

The CIO of Flushing Bank recognized that the ability to find reliable and consistent answers to the business’s questions was in jeopardy due to issues with the bank’s data and processes. Learn how they decided to fix their data issues and strengthen their data governance process.

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Event spotlight: 2019 the conference on performance and data in transportation decision making

Event spotlight: 2019 the Conference on Performance and Data in Transportation Decision Making

Read the main takeaways from the Conference on Performance and Data in Transportation Decision Making hosted by the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The conference featured researchers, consultants, and state and local Department of Transportation (DOT) leaders sharing how better usage of data and quick innovating to turn data into actionable insights is contributing to more efficient public transportation systems.

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New research: The rise of data enablement

69 percent of organizations report struggles to become data-driven and that it takes too long to get actionable insights from data. We spoke with more than 500 data practitioners to understand how they want to leverage data across their business and if they are looking to enable more individuals to become data-driven. Discover the top takeaways!

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