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How Data Breaches are Redefining Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Ian Rowlands recently wrote for Information Management, “If it feels like data breaches are occurring more frequently, it’s because they are. There were 579 reported data breaches in 2014, a 27.5 percent jump from the year prior, research shows. In California alone, 18.5 million of its 38 million residents – close to…

MDM is BI, and Other Misconceptions

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by Angela Guess Xpertek recently wrote for IT Web, “I have not been selling MDM solutions for very long, but what I have found out is that there is a common misconception that MDM is BI, says Marilynn Leonard, Divisional Head of Data at Xpertek. In other words, for those who hate TLAs (two/three-letter acronyms),…

Informatica Introduces Total Supplier Relationship Application

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Informatica Corporation, the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced the Informatica Total Supplier Relationship (TSR) application, a master data-fueled solution that enables supply chain, sourcing and purchasing teams to centralize and streamline the end-to-end process of managing information about…

The Spotlight on Strategic Data Quality and Data Strategy

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by Jennifer Zaino Data Quality and Data Strategy were some of the main topics of discussion at this spring’s CDOvision 2015 Conference at Enterprise Data World (EDW) in Washington D.C. (You can get insight into some points from earlier DATAVERSITY™ articles CDO Part 1, CDO Part 2 and Rise of Data Strategy). The topic took…

Achieving Total IT Governance

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Age, Chloe Green recently noted, “By 2016 Gartner predicts that 70% of the most profitable companies will manage their processes using real-time predictive analytics or extreme collaboration. To realise this Gartner vision, businesses should look to achieve total IT governance; sharing relevant information across the organisation, streamlining business processes…

CDO Slides: How CDOs Should Work with Lawyers

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 7, 2015 Chief Data Officer Agenda Webinar: How CDOs Should Work with Lawyers from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Legal risks, rights and obligations are among the most important emerging issues in enterprise data management…

CDO Webinar: How CDOs Should Work with Lawyers

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 7, 2015 Chief Data Officer Agenda Webinar: How CDOs Should Work with Lawyers from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Legal risks, rights and obligations are among the most important emerging issues in enterprise data management today,…

Concentrating on Pain Points with Information Governance

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by Angela Guess Christine Taylor recently wrote for Datamation, “The Information Governance (IG) concept has been around for years. Implementation has proven difficult to downright impossible because the domain is so broad. Enterprise-wide IG is massively scaled, crossing workgroups, location, data types, and business process boundaries. When the enterprise determines to implement IG, it faces…

Big Data Governance: Big Data Quality

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by Jelani Harper There is no shortage of hype regarding the importance of Big Data initiatives in terms of analytics and the business value they can provide the enterprise. The reality of the situation though is that Big Data effectively forsakes both Data Governance and Data Quality in numerous ways, complicating Big Data Governance and…

Why It’s So Hard to Fill Chief Security Officer Positions

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by Angela Guess Dominick Paul recently wrote for Forbes, “Information technology is a hot industry. Professionals in this industry can go far, make their mark, reach the top of the heap … pick the idiom of your choice. But there is an information technology job no one wants. Surprisingly, it’s not the grunt work of…