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RWDG Webinar: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 17, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A Data Steward Job Description is a list of job responsibilities that a Data Steward uses for…

RWDG Slides: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 17, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A Data Steward Job Description is a list of job responsibilities that a Data Steward uses…

Is Data Governance Dying?

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by Ian Rowlands There was a plaintive note  on LinkedIn recently from Jim Barker, Director of Data Management at Honeywell. You can see his link here — http://lnkd.in/bDyr__Y . He’s conducting a survey for on what firms are doing on Data Governance for a thesis he’s writing. Please review the survey and consider participating. What…

5 Reasons to Consider a ‘Data First’ Strategy

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by Angela Guess Pedro Cardoso of BackOffice Associates recently wrote, “Years of traditional ERP and business intelligence (BI) transformation initiatives have left the vast majority of organizations still struggling to achieve the elusive single version of the truth (SVOT).  Fragmented and loosely coupled IT systems, department-specific point solutions and complex heterogeneous landscapes that are a patchwork…

Natural Language Processing and Your Health

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Webster of MD News reports, “In 2011 and 2012, healthcare information technology publications brimmed with excitement over IBM’s Watson, which was promised to use NLP combined with predictive analytics to make care recommendations for patients by comparing them against large data sets. NLP gave Watson access to a far wider and more…

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…