Fortress CTO: Steps to True Enterprise Data Management

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Hylton Socher, CTO, Fortress Investment Group

In his keynote address at this year's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit, Socher laid out the four steps in Fortress' multiyear plan to overhaul its enterprise data management (EDM) system in order to achieve transformational business intelligence. Before one even begins, he says, make sure the line-level owners in each business vertical have bought into it. The fact that a project is funded from up top does not guarantee its success. The line-level owners can potentially derail it if