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5 Disciplines of Data Governance

by Angela Guess Kiran Gill of Harte-Hanks Trillium recently shared Trillium’s checklist of five Data Governance disciplines. She writes, “These 5 areas provide a comprehensive check list, appropriate structure and ensure that all key areas of data governance are covered. Considering the 5 disciplines for each process or business challenge being investigated can help your…

Analytics, Visualization, & Governance — Oh My!

by Angela Guess Michael Shashoua has written an article for Waters Technology which considers “whether analytics, visualization, or management and governance techniques deserve the most attention as the industry seeks to comply with new regulation and standards.” He writes, “With a swirling, confusing array of data management solutions being offered to address the woes of…

White Paper: The Data Governance Frontier

by Angela Guess Varonis has published a new white paper, Data Owners: The Data Governance Frontier. The abstract states, “This document explores the background and ramifications of the following dialogue: Does access to unstructured data need to be managed? If so, will someone or some persons need to decide who gets access to a given…

Securing the Cloud with a Security Governance Framework

by Angela Guess Abdul Salam of Cloud Tweaks reports, “Cloud computing has received the brunt of most recent high-profile security attacks and data breaches, giving cloud computing a bad reputation of being unsecure, which now makes it a scapegoat for any failed security measure. But cloud computing can become very secure no matter the architecture…

Managing Blind – Chapter 1

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Managing Blind Chapter 1 from DATAVERSITY   About the Book Companies and countries run on data but rarely question its origin, accuracy or significance, that is until something goes wrong. It took me thirty years in search of a solution to data quality and data governance to develop ISO 8000, the international standard for data…

New Book: Managing Blind

by Angela Guess ECCMA reports that the company has published founder Peter R. Benson’s book, Managing Blind: A Data Quality and Data Governance Vade Mecum. According to the company, “The literal translation of the Latin vade mecum is ‘go with me’, a small reference book that you carry with you. Managing Blind is a small,…

Pitney Bowes Releases New Version of Spectrum

by Angela Guess Pitney Bowes has released the latest version of their data management platform, Spectrum. The platform incorporates “master data management capabilities with a future-proof approach that helps organizations build, extend, understand and leverage complex relationships and hierarchies within and across organizational boundaries and into the realm of social networks and big data. With…

Measuring Data Governance

by Angela Guess Rob Karel of Informatica has written an article regarding measuring Data Governance. He writes, “The next facet on the tour of our data governance framework can be one of the most frustrating for those driving data governance efforts within their organization: Measurement. The concept of data governance has experienced a boost in credibility over…

The Data Transparency Conundrum

by Angela Guess Adam Cohen of Channelnomics recently posed the question, “What enterprise wouldn’t want greater operational visibility, especially in a struggling economy? The greater the process transparency, the greater the productivity performance, cost containment and, ultimately, profits. Yet, this transparency uncovers opportunities, challenges, and risk that cannot be determined in a business-as-usual environment. For…