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RWDG Webinar: Agile and Data Governance – Bridging the Gap

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on January 15, 2015 Real-World Data Governance Webinar: Agile & Data Governance – Bridging the Gap from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The concepts of both Data Governance and Agile Development continue to be applied in many organizations…

RWDG Slides: Agile and Data Governance – Bridging the Gap

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on January 15, 2015 Real-World Data Governance Webinar: Agile and Data Governance – Bridging the Gap from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar The concepts of both Data Governance and Agile Development continue to be applied in many…

Why Your Focus Should Be On Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Margaret Harrist recently wrote for Forbes, “Your business is quickly becoming a big data business in one way or another. Yet many organizations have become far more focused on collecting and storing data than they have been at deciding who can access it, how they can use it, and under what circumstances.…

2015 Trends in Data Governance: “Cultural Execution”

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by Jelani Harper The most eminent trend pertaining to Data Governance in 2015 does not involve new tools, roles, policies, or strategy—although these facets of Data Governance are vital to implementing effective governance. However, to maintain governance and ensure the aforementioned factors result in organized, quality data in a manner that is both traceable and…

Data Management and Low Hanging Fruit

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Did Steve Jobs Pick Low Hanging Fruit?by Janine Joseph Recently I had a conversation about how we need to “pick the low hanging fruit” for work in Data Management. By picking the low hanging fruit we can start to show quick wins that help support our efforts. While I don’t necessarily disagree with this idea,…

Embracing Hadoop and Keeping Your Data Secure at the Same Time

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by Angela Guess Digital Journal recently published an article on the issue of avoiding data breaches in the age of Hadoop. The article notes, “It is clear that Hadoop is now mainstream and here to stay, being used to solve complex problems in industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare and Utilities among others. The use…

To Err is Human; to Keep Erring is Stupid – Part 2

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by John Ladley On my last blog, I received a comment that I should not call people “stupid.” To be clear, I am not calling anyone stupid. What I am pointing out is the tendency in organizations to continue to do things that just do not contribute to success, or worse, contribute immediately to failure.…

Tomorrow is the Last Day to Submit Presentations for DGIQ

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by Angela Guess The deadline to submit presentations for the Data Governance & Information Quality Conference is upon us. Presentations must be submitted by January 9, 2015, in order to be considered for the conference, which will take place in San Diego, CA, on June 8-12. According to the call for presentations, “We are interested…

Upcoming Data Management Maturity Classes from the CMMI Institute

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by Angela Guess According to a recent update out of the organization, “CMMI Institute has several upcoming courses that any data management professional could benefit from. As the CMMI website states, ‘CMMI Training and Certification programs offer a number of pathways to learn about the CMMI models and how to use them in your organization.…