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Data Governance and Issues of Technology Ethics

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by Angela Guess Loraine Lawson of IT Business Edge recently wrote, “As long as I’ve covered technology, there always have been pieces urging companies to consider the ethics of using new technologies. But who really does? After all, the competition is certainly going to use it. We read these warnings, we may even agree with…

Attunity Improves Big Data Replication for Hadoop

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by Angela Guess Darryl Taft of eWeek reports, “Attunity, a provider of information availability software solutions, has announced the release of a new version of its big data replication solution for Apache Hadoop, the Attunity RepliWeb for Enterprise File Replication (EFR). The latest version of the Attunity solution is designed to enable organizations to quickly and…

Data of the Festive Season

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by Sue Geuens 2012 has come and gone and we are already more than half the way through the month of January 2013. Spending time with your family and friends is a distant memory. People who received presents they didn’t like have already exchanged them for something they do like. People who have been away…

Patient & Physician Data Portals

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by Angela Guess David Linthicum of Health Data Management recently wrote, “The rise of health information exchange allows for the movement of clinical information between very different health care information systems, while, at the same time, maintaining the meaning of the information.  The objective is to leverage this information to provide better patient-centered care. However, while…

4 Reasons Financial Institutions Need Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Steve Sarsfield of Smart Data Collective reports, “In working with clients in the financial services business, I’ve noticed that there is a common set of reasons why they adopt data governance.  When it comes down to proving value of data management, it’s all about revenue, efficiency and compliance.” The number one reason for…

How Bad Data Quality Hurts Your Business

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by Angela Guess Experian QAS has created a new infographic regarding how bad data quality can affect a company’s customer experience. The organization has also published a discussion paper on the topic that is available for download with free registration. The description states, “Customer experience relies on really knowing your customer. In this infographic we…

Informatica Sponsors Vendor-Neutral Resource, GovernYourData.com

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by Angela Guess According to Informatica, the company is sponsoring a newly launched resource, “GovernYourData.com, a vendor-neutral, online community and resource center focused on data governance success, open to all data governance stakeholders and solutions providers. The industry’s first one-stop data governance resource, GovernYourData.com is the only online data governance site to provide a combination of: (1)…

Frequently Asked Questions about Data Modeling, Part One

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by Karen Lopez @datachick I deemed last year The Year of Data.  Big Data, Data Analytics, Open Data, Data Breaches, etc. were topics of discussion everywhere, even outside the IT world.  Heck, data management even made it into the US State of the Union Address. I think all this added focus on data has given us a…

Data Governance: Then & Now

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by Angela Guess E.G. Nadhan of the Open Group Blog recently wrote, “In an earlier post, I had explained how you can build upon SOA governance to realize Cloud governance.  But underlying both paradigms is a fundamental aspect that we have been dealing with ever since the dawn of IT—and that’s the data itself. In fact,…