Premium Content

Access "Turning dirty data into business insights for your customers"

Issue Overview

CIO Decisions - June 2013, Vol. 23

How do CIOs help their companies capitalize on big data? In the case of Land O' Lakes, it meant helping others to help itself. As senior news writer Nicole Laskowski reports in this issue of CIO Decisions ezine, the dairy cooperative has implemented a new analytics platform that transforms its farmer and grower customers' "dirty data" into business insights. This new customer-facing analytics initiative reflects a growing trend among CIOs across industries toward using big data to build new business models -- and giving their companies a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Also in this issue, features writer Karen Goulart talks to CEO Dave Wittwer about how CIOs can remain relevant, Laskowski takes a look at the city of Boston's gamification efforts and executive editor Linda Tucci examines why keeping digital data private is a dicey proposition in today's business climate.  Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside


More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • Social networks in the enterprise: Collaborate seamlessly

    CIOs have swung from dismissing social networks in the enterprise to applauding and seizing on their potential to boost business productivity and ...

  • Enterprise architecture for big data: Build it or buy it?

    CIOs looking to make mountains of big data actionable are deliberating whether it's best to build their own enterprise architecture for big data or ...

  • The hybridized cloud: Where private and public cloud coalesce

    The hybridized cloud was once regarded as a short-term bridge between on-premises computing in the enterprise and the untested landscape of the ...