How to Manage your Data Assets

Most companies today are pre-occupied with the pressing matters of Compliance, Cyber Security and Data Protection, but meanwhile digital giants such as Amazon and Google continue to exploit customer data to disrupt virtually every sector. How can more traditional companies take a proactive stance to marshal their key asset – Data? What are the obstacles, and how might best practice take them forward?

In just the last two years we have seen an explosion of data from every source – two Billion mobile phones, 30 Billion connected machines. But according to a recent McKinsey report, only 1-2% of this core asset is being exploited. There are good reasons why we have difficulty exploiting this resource, including legacy systems, cultures, and lack of funding. Roger Camrass will examine why data has become so important in today’s commercial environment, and how successful companies such as Zara and Ford are tackling this strategic issue.

Following the presentation there will be time for questions and then an opportunity for discussion over some sandwiches and a glass or two of wine.

Roger Camrass

Roger Camrass, UK Director of CIONET

Roger Camrass is a visiting professor at the University of Surrey and the UK Director of CIONET, Europe’s largest CIO community.

A pioneer of today’s Internet, and partner for e-commerce at EY during the boom, Roger has gained an international reputation working at the intersection between technology and management practice for some 50 of the Fortune 500 companies.

Date: 9th May 2018

Time: 18:00 - 21.00

Deadline for reply: 2nd May 2018

Dress: Business Attire, Name Badges

Venue: The Livery Room, Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, 39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN

Neartest Tubes: Barbican and St Paul's

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