Defining the Data Economy: Data Production and Gathering

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Cory Minton, Big Data Beard; James Hodge, Splunk; Monark Vyas, Accenture; Danny Wootton, UK Ministry of Defence

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Renowned publication, The Economist, describes data as being "to this century what oil was to the last one: a driver of growth and change." Given the integral part that data is sure to play in digital transformation across global industries and societies, it's time to level-set on what exactly constitutes this rapidly evolving "Economy of Data." How does it stand to influence us and shape the way we approach important decisions? In this three-part episode of the BI Report, we will explore the core elements of the Data Economy (Data Production & Gathering, Data Organization & Preparation, Data Analysis & Exchange) in an effort to better understand the role data has to play in the marketplace and how we can harness it. In this episode: Data Production & Gathering. A panel of industry experts will discuss: - What are the various sources of business data and how do we categorize them? - How is the IoT landscape expanding and what does this mean when it comes to sourcing data from disparate entities? - What are the challenges organizations face when it comes to gathering data and creating a data pipeline for analytics? - Best practices for streamlining data acquisition strategy Moderator: Cory Minton, CEO & Founder of Big Data Beard Panelist: James Hodge, Chief Technical Advisor at Splunk Panelist: Monark Vyas, Managing Director, Applied Intelligence at Accenture Panelist: Danny Wootton, Former Interim Head of Data, AI & Automation at UK Ministry of Defence

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