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Successful Communication is Crucial to Your Agile Transformation

One of the most common challenges for organizations on the Agile journey is navigating the gap between adoption and transformation. For example, a football play can look great on the chalkboard and the concept may be a winner, but it won’t go...

A Data Breach – Scarier than Michael on Halloween


The Surprising Simplicity of Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence


Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury once wrote, “Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an...

How Small & Medium-Sized Organizations Can Modernize Data Operations Like Capital One & Fannie Mae

I recently came across an article in Forbes about how Fannie Mae is transforming its data environment to emulate more of what we see at firms like Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook. Fannie Mae brought in Scott Richardson, formerly of Capital...

A Tale of Two Data Strategies: It Was the Best of Data, It Was the Worst of Data.

I’ve been engaged in several data modernization discussions lately with various organizations, and there seems to be a theme emerging that points to two very different and diverging approaches to data modernization: one that is very thought-out,...

Dear Leadership - You May Be Killing Agile

How Well Do You Govern Your Data?

Over the last couple of years, I’ve helped many organizations of different sizes and various industries that were struggling with Data Governance. Every organization recognized the importance of governing their data assets, and all were governing...

Live Webinar Explains How to Ensure Data Security by Implementing Identity and Access Management Strategies

xScion Solutions announces webinar, How to Protect Your Company’s Data Anywhere, Anytime, On Any Device: Confidently Implement Identity & Access Management (IAM) Strategies.

Rigid vs. Flexible Agile Transformation Methodology – Yes, You Do Have a Choice.


Data Governance – The Costly Afterthought During Data Maturity


We are in a very interesting time right now as it pertains to data and the promise that data holds for all organizations. We’re being inundated by buzz words like Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analytics and Data Science.