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Data Insights in the Real World

“A California CIO uses data to help citizens survive earthquakes, landslides, floods, and volcanos; a Dutch executive uses it to visualize solutions to rising sea levels; a Chinese CIO sells the cloud to his culturally risk-averse boss. Data, often hundreds of years old, is the untapped resource for many executives tasked with digitally transforming their organizations. We spoke to five CIOs who are on multiyear journeys revamping their companies’ systems for the cloud. They share their thoughts on data gravity, data sovereignty, data access, and other human factors related to data. Indeed, the one goal they all had in common was to gain the ability to obtain real-time insights from vast stores of data.”

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