Outsourcing can be effective and deliver a new solution rapidly. Or it can become challenging with scope creep and missed deadlines. It is almost certainly inevitable, even within data departments. A DataIQ Leaders roundtable considered the drivers of outsourcing and the critical success factors to look out for. David Reed reports.
Has your organisation decided when it will fully re-open its offices and, if so, how often it expects workers to be there? It is one of the crucial questions being asked by companies, many of them having decided to downsize their physical space. A DataIQ Leaders roundtable discovered how Covid-19 had changed working practices and workspace for data departments. David Reed reports.
Data for good is a popular term that connects the common desire to engage with big picture initiatives and the potential of data to have societal, environmental and economic impacts. But what D4G means can be very different from one organisation to another. This briefing draws on a DataIQ Leaders roundtable that surfaced some of the issues involved in embedding charitable activities alongside commercial ones.
Last year presented as many opportunities as challenges for DataIQ Leaders members, from delivering long dreamed-of data migrations to digital transformations and leading-edge innovation. During a roundtable in February 2021, two very different types of project were identified which have mutual benefits and dependencies.