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Steps to Making Data Governance Work for You

by Angela Guess Michael Brenner of SAP has shared seven steps for making Data Governance work for any business. He writes, “It isn’t news that enterprise data requires the same attention and investment as other assets. But many companies remain in the dark about how to manage and make the most of their data. Is…

Where is my data?

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by Sue Geuens Whenever I get to a conference or event where data geeks meet and talk, I can guarantee I will hear at least one person telling the others that personal data is growing exponentially. They will also comment that next year our data will doubled, or tripled or have grown by some insane…

Webinar: Data Governance in a Federated Organization – A Case Study of World Vision International

Data Governance in a Federated Organization – A Case Study of World Vision International View more videos from DATAVERSITY  To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. About the Presentation World Vision is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.…

Data Silos Remain Major Hurdle to Effective DG

by Angela Guess Ian Murphy of Data Informed recently noted that the unwillingness or inability to break down data silos within a company remains a major challenge to effective Data Governance. He writes, “Failing to address this problem can lead to inefficiencies and lost opportunities at a time when analytics can help a company use…

Jolie O’Dell, VentureBeat, Big Data, startup, Delphix, agile data

by Angela Guess Information Management has created a slideshow of six common Data Governance mistakes. The first mistake, according to the article, is setting up a governance council: “Establishing a data governance council can be a well-intentioned goal, but one that lacks executive support and direct action on data, writes expert Steven Adler in his…

Trends in Data Governance

by Paul Williams Data Governance was a hot topic at this year’s Enterprise Data World held in Atlanta. With Big Data driving a massive growth in the amount of stored information, it behooves organizations to develop and implement policies for the control of this data. EDW 2012 featured a host of sessions covering the principles…

Video as a Data Asset

by Angela Guess Information Week has published a new report regarding managing video as a data asset. Kurt Marko writes, “What YouTube started has now spread all over the Web and likely across your network. A tablet with iMovie or Avid Studio can turn anyone into a TV producer–in fact, a typical salesperson with an…

Jim Harris on Data Quality

by Angela Guess Loraine Lawson of IT Business Edge recently interviewed Jim Harris regarding why it is so difficult to get business executives concerned about data quality. Harris commented, “The concept of data has shifted tremendously, because it’s entered the mainstream because more and more of our world has become directly digitized, so more and…

So you want to be a Data Steward?

by Charles Roe In the old world shepherds used to roam the countryside with their flocks of sheep, happy in the idyllic simplicity of nature; their only worries were predators, inclement weather, and disease. As large estates became the norm, fences were built and the shepherds became more like stewards who watched over not just…