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New research reveals
Data is now as crucial as revenue or net profit for investors, BT research reveals
Key highlights (February 2016):
  • Irish CIOs rate a data breach as four times worse than the CEO departure, profit warning or product recall
  • Data protection reporting will be as critical for investors as net revenue in companies' financial statements in the next five years
  • 67 per cent of CIOs/ IT leaders believe that company statements to investors should specifically address data management capabilities in the future
  • 62 per cent said in the future investors will use data management capabilities to asses a company's financial health, just as they do with profits and assets currently.
Research by BT and Amárach reveals the growing importance of data at board level.
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