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Chief Data Office role growing

CDO – A chief data officer (CDO) is a corporate officer responsible for enterprisewide governance and utilization of information as an asset, viadata processing, analysis, data mining, information trading and other means. (Wikipedia) The race to drive competitive advantage and improved efficiency through better use of information assets is leading to a sharp rise in the number of chief data officers (CDOs). As a result, Gartner predicts that 90% of large companies will have a CDO role by the end of 2019.

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How to Block Calls & Texts on Android & iPhone

No one enjoys cell phone spam, especially aggressive telemarketing calls and texts while you’re on the go. Though you can list your cell phone number on the Do Not Call Registry, that doesn’t stop telemarketing text messages or even all phone calls in our experience. If you’re tired of these nuisances, you have options. You can use the following apps and features built into your phone to help cut down on spam.

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FreedomPop, Intel to launch “WiFi first” smartphone

Budget MVNO FreedomPop will continue to disrupt traditional operators’ billing model with the launch of a “WiFi first” smartphone in collaboration with Intel. FreedomPop provides a free sim to its customers with 200 minutes, 200 texts and 200MB of 4G data each month, with fair charges for going over this amount. Few people use a large amount of their minutes and texts on their current plans, and instead opt to use OTT services like WhatsApp and Skype which use data instead. For this reason, a large amount of people would go over the free 200MB available in FreedomPop’s basic package.

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