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DATAVERSITY 2013 Data Governance Survey Preliminary Results

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by Angela Guess We at DATAVERSITY™ are pleased to release the preliminary results of the 2013 Data Governance Survey. The survey was conducted in partnership with ASG Software Solutions. The preliminary results can be downloaded here: The 2013 DATAVERSITY Snapshot Survey on Data Governance. The introduction to the findings states, “The following charts represent the…

Pentaho, ThinkBig, & the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Storage vendors and network equipment manufacturers are the low-hanging fruit for a budding partnership between open-source data management and business intelligence software supplier Pentaho and boutique big-data consultancy Think Big Analytics. But that’s just the beginning. ‘Storage and networking opportunities are part of the larger megatrend,…

The Implementation Challenges Facing Big Data in Health Care

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by Angela Guess Ki Mae Heussner of GigaOM reports, “Properly exploiting big data in health care could mean up to $450 billion in savings health care organizations and consumers according to a recent report from consulting firm McKinsey. But don’t get too excited yet – that data-optimized future isn’t just going to fall in our laps. An…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Mikitaka Hayaski on Data Governance

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Mikitaka Hayaski, the Data Integration Manager at JGC Corporation. Mikitaka will be…

IT as a Service?

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by Angela Guess Bart Copeland of GigaOM recently shared his thoughts on what IT departments need to do to redefine themselves in this new era of BYOD. He writes, “Today’s IT departments face an identity crisis. Technology is an integral part of every single business process, and has come to dominate the lives of consumers…

Properly Managing Data Value Change

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by Michael Brackett Data value change¹ is a major concern for public and private sector organizations.  It is constant and persistent.  At one extreme data value change can be completely ignored.  At the other extreme every data value change is documented.  Each organization must decide the extent to which their data value changes are documented. Properly…

Federal Reserve to Hire Chief Data Officer

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by Angela Guess J. Nicholas Hoover of Information Week reports, “In what appears to be the start of a trend, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is calling on the Federal Reserve System to hire a chief data officer to usher the organization through the big data era. In a new strategic…

Data Governance at Starbucks

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by Angela Guess Kate Kaye of Ad Age reports, “Understanding the pools of information pouring into the databases of Starbucks has become a major focus at the international brew chain, even though its high-profile CEO doesn’t much care for it. ‘Howard [Schultz] doesn’t care about data. He has absolutely no head for data,’ said Joe…

RWDG Webinar: Governing Data through Metadata

Real-World Data Governance: Governing Data through Metadata from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. This Webinar was Sponsored by: ASG Software Solutions About the Webinar What we know about the data we define, produce and use can be the most valuable tool to help us govern data.  This metadata includes…

RWDG Slides: Governing Data through Metadata

Real-World Data Governance: Governing Data through Metadata from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE. This Webinar was Sponsored by: ASG Software Solutions About the Webinar What we know about the data we define, produce and use can be the most valuable tool to help us govern data.  This metadata…