Data News Roundup – Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Data News Roundup, September 17th

Another week is (almost) in the books, which means another data news roundup is here. There’s a lot that happened in the news this week, including our addition of new datasets and BI dashboards to the AtScale Data Insights Marketplace that was officially announced on Wednesday. You can check out the press release here, or visit this link to learn more:

Now, back to your regularly scheduled programming. Following are the industry articles that make up the Data News Roundup for Thursday, September 17th– a bunch of interesting stories that are worth a look. Please read on to learn more and reach out if you have any insight to share or any questions. We love hearing from our community.

The Rise of the Cloud Economist: The Other CFO – September 16th, 2020

By Bill Doerrfeld discusses the rise of the new title “Cloud Economist,” a role that is said to be needed to rectify the gap between cloud and business repercussions.

Data Privacy Increasingly a Focus of National Security Reviews – September 14th, 2020

By Katy Stech Ferek

The Wall Street Journal

The WSJ looks at how data privacy is a heightened focus of national security reviews, a conversation spurred by the Oracle and TikTok proposal.

Automation will change company structure as we know it, Forrester says – September 14th, 2020

By Roberto Torres

CIO Dive

Speaking at the Rackspace Technology Solutions Summit, Forrester analyst Brian Hopkins touched on the adoption of intelligent automation, calling out that these technologies will drive cultural transformation in the enterprise. CIO Dive has more details.

Exclusive survey: How IT is recovering from the COVID-19 crisis – September 15th, 2020

By Peter Sayer

CIO covers a new survey from IDG Research that explores how IT is recovering from the pandemic. The main takeaway? IT leaders are now focused on making the right moves to thrive, not just survive.