Thor Olavsrud

Senior Writer

Thor Olavsrud covers data analytics, business intelligence, and data science for CIO.com. He resides in New York.

What is data science? Transforming data into value

Top 14 data engineer and data architect certifications

Top 14 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2019

4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2019

Thinking of leveraging data analytics and data science as part of your digital transformation? An automated, back-to-basics approach and data-driven culture may be key.

7 data analytics certifications that will pay off

7 data analytics certifications that will pay off

Data scientists and data analysts are in high demand. Here are the big data certifications that will give your career an edge.

11 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

11 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are 11 certifications that could give your career an edge.

7 master data management certifications that will pay off

7 master data management certifications that will pay off

Individuals with expertise in master data management (MDM) are essential to helping organizations get the most out of their data and comply with regulations. Here are the MDM certifications that will give your career an edge.

GDPR is coming. Are you ready?

GDPR is coming. Are you ready?

Regulators will begin enforcing the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation on May 25. Here are steps you can take to make sure your compliance program is ready.

Data privacy: What your employees don’t know but should

Data privacy: What your employees don’t know but should

Employees tend to have significant gaps in their data privacy awareness, particularly about the data handling requirements of regulations like the GDPR and EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

5 artificial intelligence trends that will dominate 2018

5 artificial intelligence trends that will dominate 2018

Everyone is talking about machine learning, deep learning, and AI. Here are five AI trends to watch in 2018.

6 internet of things trends that will dominate 2018

6 internet of things trends that will dominate 2018

Many organizations are already incorporating IoT technologies into their products, processes and workflows, but 2018 is shaping up to be a breakout year for IoT deployments. Here are six IoT trends to watch in 2018.

The real reason you’re failing at PCI DSS compliance

The real reason you’re failing at PCI DSS compliance

For more than a decade, organizations have struggled to achieve and maintain PCI DSS compliance. The problem isn't knowledge or technology; it's proficiency.

What is DataOps? Collaborative, cross-functional analytics

What is DataOps? Collaborative, cross-functional analytics

DataOps (data operations) is an emerging discipline that brings together DevOps teams with data engineer and data scientist roles to provide the tools, processes and organizational structures to support the data-focused enterprise.

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