Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) ran a series called Journal Report entitled CIO Network. They met with and surveyed many Chief Information Officers (CIOs) over multiple business sectors. I found the entire section quite enlightening around the issues of big data and its uses by the compliance function and a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).
In one panel the WSJ’s Rebecca Blumenstein spoke with Hilary Mason, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Fast Forward Labs. I found her remarks quite useful for a CCO to consider. When asked what were some of the biggest misunderstandings about data, Mason replied that when people only look at individual data because it is more useful to “know what a population of people are doing.” Read More