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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…

RWDG Webinar: Metadata & Data Governance

Real-World Data Governance: Metadata & Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE.   About the Presentation The relationship between Metadata and Data Governance can be considered a two-way street.  Metadata, as data about the people associated with the data, is a natural by-product of an effective Data Governance…

Slides: RWDG – Metadata & Data Governance

Real-World Data Governance: Metadata & Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. About the Presentation The relationship between Metadata and Data Governance can be considered a two-way street.  Metadata, as data about the people associated with the data, is a natural by-product of an effective Data Governance program.  And…

Data Governance and Corporate Agility are Customer Centric

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by David Schlesinger CISSP Business is a complex exercise in organization and human nature.  Peter Drucker famously said “the purpose of a business is to create a customer;” yet a lot of things must be done to manage the business that at first glance do not touch the end customer.  This is a false notion;…

Why Data Quality is Key

by Angela Guess Ian Murphy of Data Informed recently discussed the impact of data quality upon future analytics efforts. He writes, “Managers and executives can have grand aspirations of insightful and actionable data analytics projects that instantly add valuable knowledge to business processes, but results gleaned with muddy and unclear data likely won’t be worth…