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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…

Big Data Governance Software: Sensitive Data

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by Jelani Harper There are numerous reasons as to why Big Data Governance is one of the foremost concerns for enterprises across vertical industries: Compliance and regulatory issues: Industry specific compliance standards are becoming more strictly enforced, requiring organizations to know what data they have, where it is, and who can access it to avoid…

Why Isn’t Data Governance Viewed More Strategically?

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by Ian Rowlands Yes, I know I’ve been quiet recently. Three separate things have slowed my blogging down. One is that work has been really busy. That’s a good thing, of course, but it limits time for thinking and writing!  The second thing is that I’ve actually taken some vacation and I just didn’t have…

Forrester Report Names Collibra as Data Governance Leader

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by Jelani Harper Collibra announced that it was recently recognized by Forrester for its Data Governance tools. Collibra’s press release states, “Collibra, a pioneer in creating business data authority solutions to enhance data value for the enterprise, announced today it has been named a leader in the new report, The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Tools,…

“Governance Now” for Financial Reference Data Governance

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by Lowell Fryman & Dan Meers Many financial services organizations continue to deal with reference data as an application-level issue.  After all, every account or application requires some reference data.  Financial Reference Data is at the heart of accounting and financial reporting & analytics.  The growing level of support for solid master and reference data…

Make Sure Your Business Understands MDM Before Attempting to Implement

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by Angela Guess Loraine Lawson of IT Business Edge recently wrote, “If you don’t have to implement master data management (MDM), then don’t. That’s the surprising advice given by Forrester MDM and data expert, Michele Goetz. I’ll be honest, I can’t recall anyone having said that previously. In fact, the general assumption, from vendors to analysts to authors,…

RWDG Webinar: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on June 19, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Governance Policies are used to elevate the most important principles of Data Governance to a higher level…

RWDG Slides: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on June 19, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Governance Policies are used to elevate the most important principles of Data Governance to a higher…

Collibra Releases New Data Governance Suite for Banks

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by Angela Guess Compliance Week reports, “Collibra, a global data governance provider, has released a new product suite, designed to help large, complex financial institutions directly address some of their most challenging regulatory compliance and data reliability challenges. Designed for scalability, ease-of-use, and quick deployment, Collibra’s new Data Governance Center for Financial Services can be deployed…