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MDM: Not Sexy, But Vital

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by Angela Guess Julie Langenkamp-Muenkel of Information Management writes, “Analyst and researcher Aaron Zornes of The MDM Institute says that although master data management isn’t as thrilling as big data or cloud, it’s still a factor for industry disruption.” Zornes told Langenkamp-Muenkel, “I would say that MDM is on a solid, boring trajectory. It’s boring because…

GovLab Now Studying Open Data Governance for Public Interest Projects

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by Angela Guess Kathleen Hickey of GCN.com reports, “The Governance Lab at New York University (GovLab) and the MacArthur Foundation Research Network have formed a new network, Open Governance, to study how to enhance collaboration and decision-making in the public interest. The MacArthur Foundation provided a three-year grant of $5 million for the project; Google’s philanthropic…

Lack of Data Governance Hurting Healthcare Meaningful Use Efforts

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick of EHRIntelligence.com reports, “Only 60% of healthcare organizations have a formalized EHR governance policy in place, says a new report from HIMSS Analytics, and just 63% of those organizations include a multi-disciplinary advisory board or committee to monitor, suggest, and approve changes to the data governance strategy. As providers are tasked with…

SAS Releases New Version of SAS Master Data Management

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article in Infotech Lead, “SAS has announced the availability of its latest SAS Master Data Management (MDM) and SAS Federation Server software that enables organizations gain more insight from their data through better access and management of user data from any source. The latest version of SAS MDM features embedded data quality…

Featured Video: Model, Manage and Govern

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Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration Efforts Start with the DATA from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess At Enterprise Data World 2013, attendees had the opportunity to learn more about enterprise data and best practices for data integration. Matt Creason and Michael J. Briles of SAP gave a thoughtful presentation entitled Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration…

RWDG Webinar: Agile Data Governance: The Truth Be Told

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 20, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Agile Data Governance – The Truth Be Told from DATAVERSITY To view the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The concepts of Agile Software Development have been applied in many ways in many organizations with differing levels…

RWDG Slides: Agile Data Governance: The Truth Be Told

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 20, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Agile Data Governance – The Truth Be Told from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The concepts of Agile Software Development have been applied in many ways in many organizations with…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Anne Marie Smith on Data Governance

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Anne Marie Smith, the Principal Consultant at Alabama Yankee Systems, LLC. Anne will be giving a tutorial at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. Her tutorial is titled “A Practical Approach to Implementing a Data Governance Program” and will…

Bring Data Governance To Your Cloud Backup Strategy

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by Jennifer Zaino In an age of wearable devices, 3-D printing, and social media everything, data backup generally doesn’t get to stand in the technology spotlight. IT leaders feel about it much as consumers feel about insurance policies – we know we need them, but we don’t necessarily have a passionate desire for them. The…