data management

The Data Analytics Reboot : Is pre-Covid19 data irrelevant?

We live in strange times in complicated times. We also now live in a world that is driven by digital and data and analytics. The data that we collect is supposed to help us take decisions that will help the customer decide in favour of our product at the timing of his choice. But as we reflect today, this is the old-fashioned world (albeit, not so long back in the March of 2020).

Democratisation of data- A Govt. of India initiative

NITI Aayog recently released its vision for the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP). The platform aims to democratise access to publicly available government data. It will host the latest data sets from various government websites, present them coherently, and provide tools for analytics and visualization. NDAP will follow a user-centric approach and will enable …

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India – The Personal Data Protection Bill 2019– Update

I had first written about this in July 2018.  Justice B. N. Srikrishna and his committee had submitted the first draft proposal. A lot has changed since then. Since its introduction last year, MeitY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology), has solicited comments and suggestions on the PDP Bill from the public, various stakeholders, ministers …

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A lateral approach to a comprehensive data strategy

There is a huge amount of organised government data available for organisations to leverage but how many are doing it? Countries around the world are embarking on significant modernisation of their national statistical systems in the face of rapid technology and socio-economic changes. India is at the cusp of a new digital and socio-economic transformation. …

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10 Data & Analytics Trends for 2020

There is too much noise around Data & Analytics and not without good reason. There is a huge amount of customer data being collected, processed and hopefully turned into value driven insights. Globally we are witnessing a consolidation of analytics capabilities across the technology world, from Salesforce acquiring Tableau, Microsoft having its Power Platform. All …

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