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The Future of Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper There is a sundry of benefits associated with effective Data Governance including: Remaining compliant Reducing Risk Bettering Inventory Management Improving Data Quality Increasing Transparency Nonetheless, these boons (as well as additional complications associated with integrating various technologies for Data Management) can obfuscate what should be the principle objective of Data Governance programs—to…

Mi-Co Awarded SmartForms Contract by US Department of Transportation

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Mi-Co, the Mobile Information Corporation, today announced that it was awarded the contract to provide the US Department of Transportation (DoT) with a functional field data collection system with its Mi-Forms mobile forms software. The software will enable DoT field personnel working in varied and often isolated locations…

Varonis Named Market Leader in Unstructured Data Governance

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Varonis Systems, Inc., a provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data, is ‘the clear market leader’ in unstructured data governance, according to the latest Market Update report from the analysts at Bloor Research, one of Europe’s leading independent research firms. The report…

Making Data Security a Priority

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by Angela Guess Chad Brooks of Business News Daily reports, “Despite the persistent threat of security breaches, most businesses aren’t too concerned about unknown security risks, research shows. A new study by Dell revealed that although security breaches cost U.S. organizations an estimated $25.8 billion annually, many companies fail to effectively recognize and prioritize the next big wave of risk to…

RWDG Webinar: A Data Governance Framework for Success

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on February 20, 2014 Real-World DG Webinar: A Data Governance Framework for Success from DATAVERSITY To view the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A Data Governance Framework must include best practices, a practical set of roles & responsibilities for Data Governance built specifically…

RWDG Slides: A Data Governance Framework for Success

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on February 20, 2014 Real-World DG Webinar: A Data Governance Framework for Success from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A Data Governance Framework must include best practices, a practical set of roles & responsibilities for Data Governance…

What MDM Can Do for Your Customer Relationship Management

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by Angela Guess Kroll Ontrack recently wrote, “Businesses must pay closer attention to master data management, as this practice will play an increasingly crucial role in effective customer relationship management (CRM) in the years ahead. This is the view of Bill O’Kane, research director at Gartner, who argued with the increasing amount of information businesses are able…

In Search of a Single Version of Truth

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by Angela Guess Karen Heath of Information Management recently wrote, “There is a pervasive belief that a single version of truth–eliminating data siloes by consolidating all enterprise data in a consistent, non-redundant form – remains the technology-equivalent to the Holy Grail. And, the advent of big data is making it even harder to realize. However, even…

Featured Video: Becoming a Data-Centric Organization

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Becoming a Data-Centric Organization: Why the Role of Chief Data Officer (Top Data Job) is Critical Now from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess This year, in addition to the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference, we will be hosting CDOvision, a two-day invitation-only meeting for and about Chief Data Officers. Get ready for both events by watching Micheline…

How Clean is Your Data?

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “A big data cloud vendor told me in early 2014 that it routinely used its product with data it uploaded from clients that was less than clean. In the process of uploading data to the cloud so big data analytics can be performed, the client gets…