Research Missions

Saving Your Data Lake

January 30, 2018

This research mission is about how to take a data lake from a stalled or unproductive state to playing a central role in a new type of infrastructure. The sustainable advantage that this research mission seeks to describe is the full implementation of the data lake, which performs as originally intended and overcomes some of the challenges encountered by businesses during the first wave of data lake implementation.

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Creating a Balanced Cybersecurity Portfolio

January 02, 2018

In a world where 100 percent cybersecurity is unattainable, adopting a security strategy inspired by financial portfolio optimization methods enables companies to have the maximum protection of their most prized assets at the lowest cost. Based on an extensive series of articles and other research on this topic, this research mission explores how companies can find the right balance of products to build a robust portfolio that addresses their needs.

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Technology Leverage

January 02, 2018

The concept of technology leverage explains why some enterprise technology products succeed, while others fail. By understanding how leverage works, how it is created, and how it evolves, companies can make better decisions about acquiring, deploying, and using technology. This research mission explores how having the right strategy for leverage can ensure every dollar you spend on technology provides powerful results that help you differentiate from competitors.

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Full-Stack Experimentation

January 02, 2018

Larger companies with considerable financial, engineering, and computing resources have long recognized the power of experimentation to support product development. Due to new products, that type of testing, known as full-stack experimentation, is now available to companies of all sizes. This research mission explores the implications of implementing and deploying full-stack experimentation and the best ways for companies to incorporate it into their product development processes.

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