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The Difference Between Data Governance & Data Management

by Angela Guess Pete Stiglich recently wrote for the Perficient Health IT blog, “When you hear some talk about Data Governance, it is hard to decipher whether they’re really talking about Data Governance or if they’re really talking about Data Management or some ambiguous conglomeration of the two. The DAMA Dictionary of Data Management defines…

Global IDs Releases Data Governance Appliance

by Angela Guess Global IDs has released the company’s new Data Governance Appliance: “This solution is an integrated hardware and software solution for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to address their data governance needs. The company stated that it believes it is the first organisation to offer an “out-of-the-box” data governance solution in the marketplace.…

A Framework for Big Data Governance

by Angela Guess Sunil Soares of IBM Business Magazine recently laid out a framework for Big Data Governance. He writes, “Big data governance is part of a broader information governance program that formulates policy relating to the optimization, privacy, and monetization of big data by aligning the objectives of multiple functions. However, big data governance…

Syncsort Partners with Hortonworks

by Angela Guess Syncsort has announced that the company has partnered with Hortonworks to make Hadoop easier to use and thereby help maximize the value of Big Data. The article states that Syncsort’s “DMExpress® data integration software supports and is certified for Hortonworks Data Platform. The company also announced that it has officially joined the…

Can Big Data Catch a Pirate?

by Jody Ray Bennett Last May, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced that it would facilitate $1 million in research grants to develop a suite of web applications to “analyze data and other information to combat pirates, drug smugglers, arms traffickers, illegal fishermen and other nefarious groups.” According to the press release, the project will…

Security & Governance: Two Tribes

by Angela Guess Brian McKenna of SearchDataManagementUK reports, “An enduring disconnect between information management and infosecurity plagues corporate organizations, say data management experts… Jill Dyché, vice president of thought leadership at DataFlux said that security classification of information offers a valuable model for data governance. Some DataFlux customers have begun classifying and prioritizing data using methods…

Slides: MDM and Data Quality: Not an Option but a Requirement

MDM and Data Quality: Not an Option but a Requirement View more presentations from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. About the Presentation This presentation provides you with an understanding of the goals of reference and master data management (MDM), including establishing and implementing authoritative data sources, establishing and implementing more…

Big Data Requires Strong Data Governance

by Angela Guess Dan Everett of SAP recently wrote an article for Forbes discussing the need for Data Governance in order to make the most of Big Data. He writes, “Most of the conversations I hear and articles I have seen about big data are focused on business analysis and innovation. Know more about your…

DataEd Webinar: MDM and Data Quality: Not an Option but a Requirement

MDM and Data Quality: Not an Option but a Requirement View more videos from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE. About the Presentation This presentation provides you with an understanding of the goals of reference and master data management (MDM), including establishing and implementing authoritative data sources, establishing and implementing…

Facebook Moves Forward with Proposed Data Policy Changes

by Angela Guess Somini Sengupta of the New York Times reports that the turnout for Facebook’s recent open vote regarding changes to how user data is governed was extremely low. Sengupta explains, “It has more than 900 million people. It has its own currency. And this month, for the first time, the digital republic known…