David Woods

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With over twenty years of deep practical knowledge of information management strategy, information governance and data migration leadership, David is one of the industry’s most recognized and sought after voices on the key issues ailing major corporations with highly sensitive data driven systems. David’s valuable perspective on solving key information management challenges is derived from experience as both an external consultant and as an executive leading within a Fortune 50 organization. David uses his vision of what is possible with current technologies as well as the awareness of what is practical from a business transformation and a change-management perspective to deliver business impact to clients. He also develops the strategic direction of the services advisory practice. Outside the office, David’s advice is often sought on the golf-course where he is a distinguished amateur golfer. He also enjoys coaching his kids sports teams and deep sea fishing.
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Digital Transformation Strategy: 5 Steps to Success

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In today's digital landscape, it is ideal to proactively plan for digitization by leveraging a staged approach. Completing the steps along the journey to real-time analytics will ensure you can deliver tangible business benefits - before competitors.

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5 Ways To Tell If You're In a Digital Enterprise (Part Two)

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As we discussed in Part One, a digital enterprise is defined by its ability to leverage technology to seek new levels of competitive advantage and profitability. There are several telltale signs that an organization has successfully executed their digital strategy to become a modern digital business.

5 Signs of a Digital Enterprise:

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What is a Digital Enterprise? (Part One)

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Just like any trending business topic, the concept of digitalization is starting to get murky. As a new theory takes hold and gains popularity, more and more people tend to start weighing in and providing their own nuances and approaches. In this three part blog series, we will address three important topics.

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GDSN Major Release 3: Organizational, Process & Technical Impacts (Part 2)

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The GDSN Major Release 3 (MjR3) in May 2016 is going to initiate significant business impacts. As we outlined in part one of this blog series, the MjR3 will bring flexibility to increase efficiency and support regulatory requirements allowing companies to react more quickly to business events that can differentiate them from their competitors. In order to be Major Release 3 ready, you must prepare for organizational, process, and technical business impacts. Progressive organizations recognize the competitive value here and are capitalizing on this opportunity to advance their e-publication capabilities to sell more products.

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GDSN Major Release 3: What Data Professionals Need to Know (Part 1)

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The GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is an Internet-based, intersected network of interoperable data pools and global registry. This global registry enables organizations to automatically share their data with each other so that a supplier or retailer updates their database, that update is reflected across the trading partners database as a result. Data that is traded between partners by the GDSN is assured that it is accurate and compliant with universally supported standards.

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Healthcare Changes that will Affect Data Management in 2015

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Changes to healthcare aren't coming...they're here! Here's our take on healthcare changes that will have a big impact on the data management strategies at pharmaceutical organizations in 2015.

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Best Practices for Building a Business Case for Data Governance

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Congratulations! You’ve just been promoted to a shiny new Data Governance Management position. Your boss and your boss’s boss want to see results right away…but they also don’t think you need resources or funding.

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