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Could Your Big Data Use a Little Cold Storage?

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of TechRepublic recently wrote, “There has been significant enterprise focus on tiered storage algorithms that route data to the most appropriate storage media based upon how frequently the data needs to be accessed, with particular attention paid to tier one, the most rapid access storage for data that requires quick…

It’s Time to Embrace Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Chad Cosper of Information Management recently wrote, “As the challenge to manage critical organizational data grows, businesses are increasingly embracing data governance strategies to protect the integrity of their valuable enterprise assets and to get the most from their master data management initiatives. Andrew White of Gartner recently blogged about the data…

Take Action with a Passive Data Governance Strategy

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by Angela Guess Michael Collins recently wrote for Enterprise Apps Today, “Establishing a passive data governance strategy is one of the most important steps that organizations can take in ensuring sustainable data quality and relevance. By enabling companies to monitor data that already exists in corporate systems and automatically identify and remediate exceptions to data…

RWDG Webinar: Navigating the Ocean of Data Governance Tools

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 21, 2014  To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar What exactly is a Data Governance tool? Is it what the software companies say it is? Is it something we can develop internally? Is it the traditional data dictionary or…

RWDG Slides: Navigating the Ocean of Data Governance Tools

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 21, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Navigating the Ocean of Data Governance Tools from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar What exactly is a Data Governance tool? Is it what the software companies say it is? Is…

CMMI Institute Unveils the Data Management Maturity Model

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by Angela Guess According to the organization, “CMMI® Institute today unveiled the Data Management Maturity (DMM)™ model to enable organizations to improve data management practices across the full spectrum of their business. The DMM model, as the only reference model of its kind, provides organizations with a standard set of best practices to build a…

Six Rules for Improving Data Governance Success

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by Angela Guess Michael Nicosia of Information Management recently wrote, “When it comes to data governance, we (practioners) tend to over-complicate the roll out by trying to tackle everything at once or, worse, we focus on tactical solutions. In taking these approaches, we forget that doing the simple things tends to yield the best results.…

The Barriers to Unstructured Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Jack Vaughan of Search Data Management recently interviewed industry vet Anne Marie Smith regarding unstructured data and the possibilities of unstructured data governance. Smith told Vaughan, “If you think of a Word document that’s stored electronically, that’s unstructured data. If you think of email, that’s unstructured data. The recording that you’re making…

Druva Raises $25M for Cloud Storage and Data Governance Platform

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by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle reports, “Druva, Inc., a startup that promises to provide large organizations with the benefits of public cloud storage without the compromises of consumer-oriented file lockers,  has received another $25 million in financing from its big-name investors to hammer home the message of painless, off-premise data management. The…

CDO Slides: The Need for Information Governance Controls

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 7, 2014 The Chief Data Officer’s Agenda: The Need for Information Governance Controls from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar Information professionals are working in a proverbial fishbowl, always under watchful scrutiny.  Increases in regulations, data…