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RWDG Webinar: Metadata to Empower Data Stewards

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 17, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Metadata to Empower Data Stewards – Introducing the Idea of the OMS from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Metadata is the most valuable tool of the Data Steward. Where the stewards…

RWDG Slides: Metadata to Empower Data Stewards

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 17, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Metadata to Empower Data Stewards – Introducing the Idea of the OMS from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar Metadata is the most valuable tool of the Data Steward. Where the…

Governing Self-Service Analytics

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by Jelani Harper It is possible to simultaneously empower the end user and his or her business objectives with self-service analytics and self-service Business Intelligence, while still ensuring full adherence to existing Data Governance policies, roles, and structure. It is also possible to combine the benefits of the traditional centralized approach to BI (governance, privacy,…

Why Your Business Needs E-Discovery And Information Governance

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by Angela Guess Bassam Zarkout of CMS Wire recently wrote, “The difference between e-discovery and information governance is the difference between reactive and proactive. When documents shifted to digital format, companies needed a solution to help find and identify the electronically stored information necessary for legal procedures. Enter e-discovery. E-discovery allows companies to identify information assets,…

Semarchy Unveils Convergence for MDM 3.0

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports that “Semarchy, the Data Convergence Company announced today the release of Semarchy Convergence for MDM™ 3.0, dramatically improving the previous version for an even more effective way to drive value from consolidated master data. Convergence for MDM™ 3.0 takes Semarchy’s Evolutionary MDM™ to a new…

Rapidly Delivering Data Quality Metrics with a Repeatable Process: Is Your Data Fit?

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by Cecily Dennis and Dan Meers Data quality metrics are instrumental in gauging the overall health of an enterprise. Poor data quality impacts your resources, morale, productivity, compliance, customer retention and bottom line.  Asking the question, “Is Your Data Fit?”  is too broad based and reactive.  Evaluating data quality and moving to a proactive capability…

Determining the ROI of Your Data Governance

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by Angela Guess IT Business Edge recently put together a slideshow to help businesses determine the ROI of their Information Governance initiatives. The website writes, “Information governance is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, processes and controls implemented to manage information. Gartner states that ‘the goal of information governance is to ensure compliance with laws and…

Several Positions Open in the Fed’s Office of the Chief Data Officer

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by Angela Guess The US Federal Reserve’s website states, “It’s obvious that the Fed uses data–and a lot of it. The organization generates analyses and reports that affect every aspect of the global economy. Effective and efficient data management is critical in helping our staff obtain, interpret, and analyze the large volume of information they need…

Big Data is No Excuse for Hoarding

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by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week recently wrote, “The save-everything mantra chanted by many big data proponents is a waste of money and resources, as organizations will gain little, if any, actionable insights from massive stockpiles of archived data. Rather, the real big data payback comes from near-real-time analysis of information as it’s collected.…

Federal IT Shops Struggling with Duplicate Data

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by Angela Guess Loraine Lawson of IT Business Edge recently wrote, “Federal IT shops are struggling to rein in data duplication in their systems, according to a recent survey. MeriTalk surveyed 152 Federal IT decision makers, including CIOs, IT directors, storage and network managers, about their problems with data and ability to comply with the 2010 Federal…