Big Data initiatives have become a reality among almost every company today, however, what we have seen is a lot of initiatives have become just science projects and did not deliver on early expectations. This situation needs to reversed quickly because those organizations that are being successful with Big Data and analytics programs are rapidly leaving those that are unsuccessful in their wake. Big Data and analytics has the potential to be transformational for the enterprise, but IT leaders need to be making the right investments, in the right areas, to ensure optimal success. This discussion will focus on how to build a data and analytics program to drive true business value.
Cal Rosen, VP, Data Integration, Scotiabank