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Data Governance of Healthcare Data Lags Behind Other Industries

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by Angela Guess Greg Slabodkin of Health Data Management reports, “Information governance programs are not as prevalent or mature in healthcare compared to other industries, according to preliminary results of a benchmarking survey by the American Health Information Management Association.  In the survey, only 11 percent of respondents characterized their information governance as ‘mature’ programs. Also,…

RWDG Webinar: Modeling Data Governance

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Real-World Data Governance: Modeling Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar There are a lot of ways Data Modeling and Data Governance are connected. The discipline of quality data definition through Data Modeling, involving technicians and business people, is obvious. The practices of normalization, cardinality,…

RWDG Slides: Modeling Data Governance

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 15, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Modeling Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation click HERE>> About the Webinar There are a lot of ways Data Modeling and Data Governance are connected. The discipline of quality data definition through Data…

Hortonworks Acquires XA Secure, Plans to Centralize Hadoop Security Systems

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by Angela Guess Rick Whiting of CRN.com reports, “Hadoop software developer Hortonworks has acquired XA Secure, a big data security and governance technology startup, in a move Hortonworks said will bring a centralized approach to security for Hadoop systems. Hortonworks said it would immediately begin incorporating the XA Secure technology into its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP),…

Retailers Struggle to Maintain Accurate Product Data: How MDM Can Help

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by Angela Guess Sys-Con Media reports, “According to a new eBook titled Mastering Product Information is Everyone’s Business, Product Information Management (PIM) is essential to business processes, the customer experience, and financial performance. However, reliable PIM has been difficult to achieve as almost half (48%) of organizations surveyed struggle to maintain a single version of product information. Based on…

Data Lakes & Best Practices for Enterprise Data Management

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by Angela Guess Barry Devlin of Search Business Analytics recently wrote, “The term data lake has gained quite a few followers of late. I am explicitly not one of them… It appears that the term dates back to 2011, first used by James Dixon, CTO at software vendor Pentaho Corp. Since then, it has been promoted by people…

In Pursuit of True Data Security

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by Angela Guess Ashwin Bolar of Business2Community recently wrote, “A year after Google allegedly offered $1 billion, Facebook forked out $19 billion to snap up the mobile communications service, WhatsApp. But WhatsApp brings its own gold to the table in the form of massive swathes of user information. The acquisition happened under a blanket of promises to…

Semarchy Delivers Infinite-Scale MDM and Information Stewardship to the Enterprise

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by Angela Guess Over the weekend at the Enterprise Data World Conference, Semarchy, the Data Convergence Company, announced “that the Convergence Evolutionary MDM™ platform delivers to customers with infinite scale MDM and information stewardship to support the explosive growth in master data sources. Along with the trend of exponentially growing information, master data volumes grow dramatically…

Ensuring Accuracy of Important Healthcare Data with Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Alison Diana of Information Week recently wrote, “For decades, the data OhioHealth staff collected resided in silos spread across its 10 hospitals and countless departments. Two years ago, the nonprofit healthcare organization began investing in data governance and an enterprise data warehouse to cleanse and safely store data so business users could access,…