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Big Data and Citizen Data Scientists: Knowledge, Skill, and Wisdom Revisited

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Click to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. It’s been a while since I posted. It’s been a busy summer as we’ve been working on launching our latest product. However, I’ve also taken some time to experiment with some of the tools that Citizen Data Scientists (CDS, for short) might be working with, to get more […]

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Risks and Reward in Data Governance

By   /  June 5, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. I was in some absorbing conversations at the FIMA Conference in Boston last week. There was much concern about the cost of Data Management for compliance. There’s an alphabet soup of regulations – AIFMD, BCSB239, CCAR, CCEL, Dodd-Frank, … MIFID II, … Solvency II … Some have unique […]

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Big Data Governance: Harnessing the Horses

By   /  February 10, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. A friend sent me a note the other day celebrating the year of the Rooster. One website (I make no claim for its authority and authenticity!) quotes Chinese Astrologer Laura Lau as saying “Rooster years are rarely ever boring, so it’ll be a year with a lot of […]

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The Shifting Sands of Data Governance

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  1 Comment

Click here to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. Not so long ago, it seemed that the book had been closed on Data Governance. The Operating Model was clearly defined, the issue management process was well understood, data management practices were all clear. The foundation was firm. Now, the sands have shifted. The foundations are […]

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Did I Say Security Is A Critical Data Governance Domain?

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  1 Comment

Click here to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. I’ve been arguing for some time (I know there are others with more clout than me saying the same thing!) that Data Security is a critical Data Governance issue. Recent reporting by the Identity Theft Resource Center[1] adds point to the argument. ITRC statistics suggest that […]

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Big Brother Is Watching How You Use Big Data

By   /  January 29, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about Ian Rowlands. There’s a legitimate concern about how data – and more specifically Big Data – is used. Powerful capabilities open the door to very sophisticated decision making that inadvertently strays into the realm of the unethical. Although I recognize the concern, I must admit that the publication of a […]

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Data Protection Should Be a Data Governance Domain

By   /  December 21, 2015  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Learn more about author Ian Rowlands. Data Governance is increasingly becoming a zero-gaps business. Just as you can’t afford to have any gaps in your data lineage, you can’t afford to have any gaps in your understanding of data protection. I’ve been quietly arguing for some time that data protection should be a governance domain, […]

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Has a Safe Harbor Tsunami Sunk Data Sharing?

By   /  October 12, 2015  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

by Ian Rowlands Well, I had a different blog in mind for this month so I might find myself writing two – but, I thought I really ought to say something about a court ruling this morning (I’m writing on October 6, 2015) in the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. An Austrian student — […]

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