Chief Data Officer, the position you have to afford

Good Lord! Another Chief something Officer... Do you really need one? Yes you do, and you had better not wait too long before hiring one. Chief Data Officer is a rather new function, at least with such a responsibility at that level of seniority. So why do you need such a role? There are two main reasons for driving … Continue reading Chief Data Officer, the position you have to afford

Data entry in 2014: the vivid learnings of card punching

Pondering data quality checks? Considering elaborated, automated (and expensive) schemes? Let me suggest card punching. Punch cards? Depending on your age, you will either take me for a fool (meaning you know what a punch card is...), or simply ask "what is this?". Let's start with a short presentation. Basically, a punch card looks  like … Continue reading Data entry in 2014: the vivid learnings of card punching

“You should nev…

"You should never judge people on their dating. Here, Judas, for example, he had impeccable friends." (Paul Verlaine) Today's quote on my diary. A good tip for choosing one's friends... Or turning them down 😉

Generation C: being forty-something may be trendy again…

Generation C. Gen C. A new buzzword, announcing the downfall of the Generation Y (which itself outdated Generation X a few years ago...). And definitely, the sign that, in our digital world, the age barrier, along with other old-fashioned sociodemographic factors, is tumbling down. What are we talking about? The C stands for "connected", but also … Continue reading Generation C: being forty-something may be trendy again…