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Smart Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper The growth and usage of data have effectively ushered in a new era in Data Management, especially in Data Governance. The new era is especially demonstrated by such trends and technologies as Big Data, mobile computing, the Cloud, social media, and machine generated sensor data. According to TopQuadrant co-founder, CMO and VP…

The Data Warehouse Isn’t Dead — It’s Healthier Than Ever

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by Angela Guess James Kobielus recently wrote for InfoWorld, “When a topic is complex, people tend to indulge in sloppy analysis, inadvertently conflating concepts and making apples-to-oranges comparisons. A glaring example of such muddled thinking is the absurd meme that the data warehouse is ‘dead.’ This line of argument tends to confuse several distinct conceptions…

A Recap of the Sell-Out Enterprise Data World 2015 Conference

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by Angela Guess Francine Adams recently wrote for the Examiner, “Enterprise Data World (EDW) 2015 has been the best ever week long conference, in this writer’s opinion. The attendance was outstanding, amidst some construction going on at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC. Some 900 attendees were non-plussed, however, as they enthusiastically greeted colleagues whom…

Making the Move to Cloud Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Jeff Denworth recently wrote in CMS Wire, “In spite of frequent reports about the uptick in cloud adoption — with a recent IDC report predicting an additional 11 percent shift of IT budget away from in-house IT delivery towards different cloud models by 2016 — some businesses are still hesitating. To them,…

Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Your Data?

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by Martin Doyle Can’t live with it? Can’t live without it? Has your relationship with data seen better days? When the business is ticking over nicely, and data is fresh, everyone’s content and happy. They can get on with their work, free from the burden of decrepit databases and phone numbers that never connect. But…

Experian Data Quality Launches New Website Focused on Broader Capability Set

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Experian Data Quality, a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced the release of https://www.edq.com, a new Website highlighting the company’s broader data-quality-tools portfolio, including data standardization, matching, monitoring, enrichment, profiling and cleansing. Ninety-five percent of companies feel driven to turn…

CA ERwin r9.6 is Now Available

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by Angela Guess According to the company, “CA Technologies is pleased to announce the general availability of CA ERwin® r9.6 Modeling, which includes the following products and editions: CA ERwin® Data Modeler – Standard Edition, Workgroup Edition, Navigator Edition, Community Edition; CA ERwin® Web Portal – Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, Data Governance Edition. This release…

MIKE2.0 Community Set to Transition to DAMA-International

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by Angela Guess A recent announcement out of the organization reports, “This week, the MIKE2.0 Governance Association (MGA) is pleased to announce an agreement with DAMA-International commencing the transition of the MIKE2.0 community to DAMA-International. The agreement was announced on Monday evening at the DAMA-I Chapter Meeting at Enterprise Data World 2015 (EDW 15) in…

ASG Software Solutions Expands Data Governance Suite, Launches ASG-metaRDM

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “ASG Software Solutions today announced the launch of its reference data management solution, ASG-metaRDM, further strengthening data governance capabilities for organizations. Fully integrated with ASG’s Rochade metadata repository and metaGlossary applications, ASG-metaRDM provides a simple user interface that shows the relationship and context…

How to Build the Best Data Governance Team for Your Needs

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by Angela Guess Michael Collins of BackOffice Associates recently wrote in Enterprise Apps Today, “Your data governance organization’s charter should be to improve the quality of the data and the processes involved in data management. It is intuitive to expect that better data will result in better outcomes, but the approach to building your governance…