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When Business Rules Fail

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by David Plotkin Business Rules are wonderful things, and I remember what an epiphany they were for me when Ron Ross and Barbara Von Halle began talking and writing about them in the early 90’s. Back then, I was a data modeler — specifically, a logical data modeler (physical would come later) — as well…

Webinar: Data Architecture for Data Governance

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Data Architecture for Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE. This presentation was brought to you in partnership with:   About the Presentation Data Governance is a rapidly increasing priority for many enterprises, especially in industries such as financial services, healthcare, insurance and energy, where regulation is imposing…

Slides: Data Architecture for Data Governance

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Data Architecture for Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. This presentation is brought to you in partnership with:   About the Presentation Data Governance is a rapidly increasing priority for many enterprises, especially in industries such as financial services, healthcare, insurance and energy, where regulation is imposing significant…

Data Governance and Apply Processes

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by Angela Guess Rob Karel of Informatica writes, “As mentioned in my post describing the major business processes that comprise a data governance function, the Apply processes aim to operationalize and ensure compliance with all the data governance policies, business rules, stewardship processes, workflows, and cross-functional roles and responsibilities captured through the Discover and Define process stages.…

Data Governance Growing in Importance

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by Angela Guess Barry Murphy of Forbes insists that data governance is only becoming more important as Big Data continues to grow. He writes, “Information is arguably the most important fuel businesses run on.  Intellectual property such as patents, institutional knowledge collected and stored by employees, sentiment gleaned from millions of social media posts, and…

No Shortage of DG Products — Shortage of Clarity

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by Angela Guess Rajan Chandras of InformationWeek reports, “The conversation about data governance has moved on from the why to the how stage. Bold suggestions on budgeting data governance activities are as routine as those for marketing campaigns and technology purchases. Gartner goes so far as to predict that by 2016, 20% of CIOs in regulated…

Talend Announces v5.2 of Open Source Integration Platform

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Talend, a global open source software leader, today announced the availability of version 5.2 of its next-generation integration platform, the only offering that provides a unified environment for managing the entire lifecycle across data, application and process integration requirements. With version 5.2, Talend extends…

Uniting Business & IT With Data

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by Angela Guess Tamara Dull of the Data Roundtable reports, “As an analytics giant (and, full disclosure, my new employer), SAS has always been in the forefront of advanced analytics and data mining. But the topics of data governance and data management are emerging competencies for SAS – and  topics that continue to find new…

How Mobile is Changing Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Ben Cole of TechTarget reports, “Cloud computing and mobile-device use are changing the way companies produce information — and in doing so, they’re creating new challenges for organizations looking to develop data governance best practices. But could this trend toward data governance actually help organizations struggling with information management? Certainly, cloud and mobile…

AutoGrid: Tackling the Smart Grid Problem

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by Angela Guess Jeff St. John of Green Tech Media reports, “The smart grid presents an interesting problem for the world of big data, and particularly the field of unstructured data. Where traditional data management requires its data to be formalized and regimented, unstructured data systems take their data as-is, so to speak, from the literally…