Data gathering and reporting; make a molehill out of a mountain

In the ever-growing world of business intelligence, managing data in even the smallest of businesses is taking more time and is becoming more complex.

With the exponential increase in data and tools available, data managers should start the climb to structuring data sooner rather than later, in preparation for that inevitable moment that the boss comes knocking on your door asking for quicker reports or after seeing some whizzy AI platform.

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Keeping your data safe and secure

I guess there aren't many of us that haven’t had that “clammy brow, heart-sinking, call to IT for a file restore” moment. Most of the time, forgetting to hit save or a computer crash resulting in the loss of a few hours work can make for a very frustrating late night.

With so much key data collected and held by organisations, it is important for data teams to protect such a valuable asset on a number of different levels. With internal user error to attempted outside hacks all possibilities, here are Loaded Dice’s top 5 ideas for keeping data safe and secure.

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Make the most of your data and statistics

As the amount of data organisations has continues to increase, regulation such as the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force and technology advances, 2017 is the year to define data journeys and put a strong data strategy in place.

It may be a daunting prospect, and some in your organisation may not see the need as much as others, so we have put together our top five tips to help those thinking about getting more from the data in their organisation.

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