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8 data strategy mistakes to avoid

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Organizations can’t afford to mess up their data strategies, because too much is at stake in the digital economy. Unfortunately, the road to data strategy success is fraught with challenges, so CIOs and other technology leaders need to plan and execute carefully. Here are some data strategy mistakes IT leaders would be wise to avoid.

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Today’s best CIOs are strategy wranglers

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Twenty-plus years in, CIOs have discovered that, when it comes to IT, everything is going to need a strategy. As CIO, you need a data strategy. You need a cloud strategy. You need a security strategy. Just this past year another strategy must-have arrived to upend nearly every organization.

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CIOs rethink all-in cloud strategies

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C R Srinivasan, EVP of cloud and cybersecurity services and chief digital officer at Tata Communications, sees many enterprises “getting more nuanced” with their cloud use and strategies in an effort to balance performance, costs, and security. “As Cloud Computing, Data Center, Edge Computing, Hybrid Cloud, IT Strategy, Multi Cloud

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IT leaders rethink talent strategies to cope with AI skills crunch

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Staffing strategies emerge Despite the continuously tight labor market and complexity of the task, Napoli believes he has Guardian Life’s AI talent strategy under control. Daly’s strategy is to hire for skills for work that needs to happen fast, although she admits she and other CIOs struggle to do so because of the high demand. “If

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Apache Cassandra® NoSQL for the Relational DBA

Gain insights into Cassandra's architecture, configuration strategies, and best practices. Learn from Lewis DiFelice, an experienced Professional Services Consultant at Instaclustr, as he shares his journey transitioning from SQL to managing a 40-node Cassandra cluster. Download now and revolutionize your database operations!

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Skills-first hiring has CIOs rethinking talent strategies

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Some researchers and tech leaders are using the strategy. Yet Lutes and other experts say the skills-first hiring strategy does differ from traditional organizational labor practices. The strategy moves away, to varying degrees, from using job titles. Others IT execs express reservations. All this prep work can overwhelm CIOs.

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Strategies to combat GenAI implementation risks

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Build versus buy: A balanced approach Organizations should adopt a mix of build-and-buy strategies tailored to their specific business and technology contexts. IDC’s research enables clients to create grounded business and technology strategies and empowers IT leaders to deliver services and innovation that drive business growth and success.

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Lessons Learned in PostgreSQL®

This paper, inspired by a real PostgreSQL® database incident, offers vital strategies for effective mitigation. In today's digital landscape, the threat of ransomware demands proactive defense.

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

47% of marketers said they have a database management strategy in place, but there is room for significant improvement. As buyer expectations to receive this type of relevant engagement continues to heighten, database management strategies are of high importance.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

However, ABM practitioners have evolved the strategy from development to implementation. Instead of wading through a series of vague “how-to kick-start your ABM strategy!” ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

In this eBook, we’ll discuss leading strategies to create a marketing-led growth strategy for 2021 and beyond, including: Positioning your organization for automation. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

In this guide, we’ll walk through how streaming real-time intent data can supercharge your ABM strategy, including: How streaming real-time intent works The benefits of real-time intent in your ABM strategy How you can box out the competition Learn how capturing buyers’ search behavior in real time can shorten your sales cycle.

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Marketing-Led COVID-19 Growth Strategies: 2022 and Beyond

In this eBook, you’ll discover what it takes to develop and drive a successful marketing-led growth strategy. You’ll learn the best growth strategies to: Get your sales and marketing teams aligned. Define and agree on “qualified leads”. Level up your marketing automation. Prepare your organization for automation with AI.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns.