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The next BriefingsDirect big data and information governance innovation case study highlights how the National Savings Bank in Malaysia has implemented a sweeping enterprise content management system (ECMS) project. Learn how this large community bank has slashed paper use, increased productivity, rationalized storage and documents, and cut security risks, while adhering to compliance requirements. To walk us through the bank’s journey to better information management is Alain Boey, Senior Vice President in the Transformation Management Department at the National Savings Bank in Malaysia. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Here are some excerpts: Gardner: What were the major drivers that led you to seek a comprehensive approach to enterprise content management? Boey: We were trying to standardize a lot of our p... (more)

EA and Cloud Governance Keys to Bimodal IT By @Dana_Gardner | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Welcome to a special BriefingsDirect panel discussion in conjunction with The Open Group's conference on July 20-23, 2015 in Baltimore. Our panel of experts examines how cloud governance and enterprise architecture can prove essential in the Bimodal IT era, a period of increasingly fragmented IT. Not only are IT organizations dealing with so-called shadow IT and myriad proof-of-concept affairs, there is now a strong rationale for fostering what Gartner calls Bimodal IT. There's a strong case to be made for exploiting the strengths of several different flavors of IT, except that --... (more)

Big Data and Visualization Give Enterprises New Views By @Dana_Gardner | @BigDataExpo #BigData

Big Data and Visualization Give Enterprises New Views into Their Business The next BriefingsDirect big data innovation discussion highlights how Tableau Software and big data analytics platforms come together to provide visualization benefits for those seeking more than just crunched numbers. They're looking for ways to improve their businesses effectively and productively, and to share the analysis quickly and broadly. To learn more, BriefingsDirect sat down with Paul Lilford, Global Director of Technology Partners for Tableau Software, based in Seattle, and Steve Murfitt, Direc... (more)

Big Data Comes to the Rescue of Tropical Forests By @Dana_Gardner | @BigDataExpo #BigData

This latest BriefingsDirect big data innovation discussion examines how Conservation International (CI) in Arlington, Virginia uses new technology to pursue more data about what's going on in tropical forests and other ecosystems around the world. As a non-profit, they have a goal of a sustainable planet, but we're going to learn how they've learned to measure what was once unmeasurable -- and then to share that data to promote change and improvement. To learn how big data helps manage environmental impact, BriefingsDirect sat down with Eric Fegraus, Director of Information Syste... (more)

Big Data Analytics Improve Application Support By @Dana_Gardner | @BigDataExpo #BigData

The latest BriefingsDirect cloud innovation case study interview highlights how Full 360 uses big data and analytics to improve their applications support services for the financial industry -- and beyond. To learn how Full 360 uses HP Vertica in the Amazon cloud to provide data warehouse and BI applications and services to its customers from Wall Street to the local airport, BriefingsDirect sat down with Eric Valenzuela, Director of Business Development at Full 360, based in New York. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Her... (more)