As the mounds of data pile up at companies, the responsibility put on the IT department significantly increases. According to Pitney Bowes’ Jay Bourland in a November 16 Forbes.com article titled “Too Much Data” by Ed Sperling, CIOs are focused on less tactical issues and more on how to leverage technology to grow revenue.
Take a minute to read the interview. Sperling asks many good questions and Bourland provides some excellent insight. He talks about issues such as how multiple data formats throughout an organization creates significant challenges for the IT team. He also addresses issues including: data governance, cloud computing, security and the future of the enterprise.
If you are a CIO or IT manager, we’d be interested in hearing your answers to Sperling’s questions. What is the biggest challenge that you are dealing with this year?