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9 MDM Trends to Follow

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by Angela Guess Joe Panettieri reports for Information Management, “Even as the Master Data Management (MDM) market matures, major industry shifts continue to unfold. Those shifts could redefine how organizations tackle data governance, customer service, supply chain management and other key business issues. Here are nine MDM trends customers must navigate, according to Aaron Zornes,…

Maintaining the Provenance of Your Big Data

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by Angela Guess Margaret Harrist of Oracle recently wrote in Forbes, “Thirty years ago, a con man named John Drewe pulled off what might be the most elaborate and damaging art fraud of the twentieth century. He befriended and persuaded a talented painter named John Myatt to create forgeries of famous works of art, and…

Avoiding Data Swamps with Big Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper Michele Goetz at Forrester recently wrote that “…Big Data is creating data swamps even in the best intentioned efforts…Analysts will still spend up to 80% of their time just trying to create the data set to draw insights.” Implicit in this statement is the reality that whether organizations are attempting to leverage…

8 Goals for Your Master Data Management Program

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Joe Panettieri recently asked, “How can your organization begin to wrap its arms around master data management? Some key clues emerged at the MDM & Data Governance Summit in San Francisco today.  Consider the situation at Cargill Inc. — the 150-year-old provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial…

CIO Has Pivotal Role in Data Governance at Federal Agencies

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by Angela Guess CIO.com contributor Kenneth Corbin recently opined, “As federal agencies find themselves awash in data collected through far-flung cloud, mobile and sensor-enabled IT systems, the CIO has a pivotal role to play in establishing sound governance structures. ‘I think it is the CIO’s ultimate responsibility to ensure that the data is accessible and…

Data Quality: It’s A Supply Chain Issue

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by Jennifer Zaino Ask Mary Wilson, Vice President of Advisory Services at GS1 US about what Data Quality is, and here’s what she’ll tell you: “Data Quality is the outcome of having sound Data Governance processes, and institutional education/ knowledge and training to support good Master Data Management (MDM),” so that there is a single…

Golden Master Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) exists at the nexus point between analytics, operations, and Data Governance. Real-time access to operational customer data (one of the two most commonly found MDM domains) frequently requires the sort of lengthy implementation of a number of disparate systems that many organizations perceive is too arduous—and costly—to justify…

RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 16, 2015 RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) used to be equated to Data Warehousing. In this day of Big Data and improved analytical technologies…

RWDG Slides: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 16, 2015 RWDG Webinar: Big Data & BI Analytics Require Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) used to be equated to Data Warehousing. In this day of Big Data and…

PII – It’s Not a Greek Fraternity or a Math Symbol

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by Cathy Nolan Buzzing around the fringes of Data Security and ready to sting your organization is the acronym, PII. According to Wikipedia, personally identifiable information (PII), or Sensitive Personal Information (SPI), are used in US privacy law and information security, and is information that can be used on its own, or with other information, to identify, contact, or…