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To Err is Human, to Keep Erring is Stupid

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by John Ladley Apologies to Alexander Pope, who penned “To err is human, to forgive, divine.”  But it is a good statement to set the context with this month’s blog. Most of us reading this are dealing with data quality, data governance and other information-related topics.  If you are any amount of effort into these…

5 Steps to Capitalizing on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Inhi Cho Suh, IBM’s Vice President of Big Data, recently shared five steps for taking advantage of Big Data with Forbes. The list begins, “(1) Build a corporate culture that’s savvy about big data and analytics. Organizations are becoming much more data driven, applying insights to everything from key business processes and decisions to the…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Nicola Askham on Data Governance

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Nicola Askham, the Data Governance Coach. Nicola will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. Her session is titled “The Successful Data Governance Manager.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and its parallel venture the Sponsor Spotlight…

Improving Data Governance at the Bank

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by Angela Guess Julie Benson of Banking Tech recently wrote, “Recently there has been a significant number of new regulations requiring financial institutions to increase the amount of data fields they have on their customer records – whether it’s FATCA indicia or EMIR classifications… We are also seeing more swingeing fines imposed by the regulators when…

Data-Ed Webinar: Data Quality Engineering

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 8, 2014. Data-Ed Webinar: Data Quality Engineering from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Organizations must realize what it means to utilize data quality management in support of business strategy. This webinar will illustrate how organizations with…

Data-Ed Slides: Data Quality Engineering

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 8, 2014. Data-Ed Webinar: Data Quality Engineering from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording, click HERE>> About the Webinar Organizations must realize what it means to utilize data quality management in support of business strategy. This webinar will illustrate how organizations with chronic business…

Sponsor Spotlight Column: Bud Walker of Melissa Data on Data Quality

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Bud Walker, the Director of Data Quality Solutions at Melissa Data.  Melissa Data are the providers of multiplatform data quality and data integration solutions for enterprises seeking to standardize, update, cleanse, enrich, validate, and manage virtually any of their critical data assets. Melissa Data are a Silver Sponsor at…

Case Study: How Eli Lilly Manages Its Data

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by Angela Guess Michael Endler of Information Week reports, “Among the first manufacturers of both penicillin and Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine, 138-year-old pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is no stranger to producing medical advances. But Lilly’s management team realized a few years ago that if the company were to remain an industry leader, it would have to…

MDM: Not Sexy, But Vital

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by Angela Guess Julie Langenkamp-Muenkel of Information Management writes, “Analyst and researcher Aaron Zornes of The MDM Institute says that although master data management isn’t as thrilling as big data or cloud, it’s still a factor for industry disruption.” Zornes told Langenkamp-Muenkel, “I would say that MDM is on a solid, boring trajectory. It’s boring because…