Enterprise Information Management

The Value of Structuring Our Data

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by Angela Guess Claire Topalian recently wrote for the Huffington Post, “The mess of unstructured data is one issue worth resolving, but there’s another side to the information mess that is worth talking about: the opportunities we leave behind when we avoid structuring our data. For companies in particular, the growth potential that lies within…

Revamping Master Data Management with Graphs

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by Jelani Harper One can speak volumes about the impact of graph databases on Master Data Management (MDM) systems. Nonetheless, Franz CEO Jans Aasman has summed up the advantages of a Semantics approach to Big Data that is visually represented in MDM via graphs in a single word. “It’s about the complexity in your data,”…

The Benefits of the Data Lake

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by Angela Guess Terry Fields recently opined for SiliconAngle, “Progressing into the ‘total customer experience,’ one of EMC’s key initiatives is the ‘Business Data Lake.’ The idea is to have data scientists pull from a single, organized source as opposed to various chaotic sources. Having multiple data warehouses, for instance, allows for ‘ponds,’ which are…

Key Trends Driving Local to Global Data Consolidation Challenges

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by Anand Krishnan Today’s businesses are shifting their organizational structures and making significant changes to how IT operates in a global setting. In particular, it is important to consider how to efficiently transition data from a local view to be a global business function for better business efficiency and IT data management. While it’s easy to…

Integrating Big Data the Right Way

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by Jelani Harper The true value in incorporating a Big Data initiative into an overall Enterprise Data Management scheme comes from integrating, and in some cases aggregating, external Big Data with more conventional sources of data. Doing so correctly involves accounting for issues of Data Governance, Metadata Management, traceability, and Semantic consistency that frequently require…

DAMA Webinar: Taking Information Governance to the Next Level

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 18, 2015 To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Our society is rapidly evolving towards being information driven. Pretty much every industry and line of business is confronted with increasing amounts of data and a push towards better decision…

DAMA Slides: Taking Information Governance to the Next Level

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 18, 2015 DAMA Webinar: Taking Information Governance to the Next Level from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>>   About the Webinar Our society is rapidly evolving towards being information driven. Pretty much every industry and line of business…

The Convergence of DCIM and Big Data

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by Angela Guess Yevgeniy Sverdlik recently wrote for Data Center Knowledge, “After a couple of years of DCIM [data center infrastructure management] buzz, the hype has died down, and while analysts are forecasting healthy growth for the DCIM software market overall, they expect most of that growth to happen among a handful of the biggest…

Content Intelligence and Information Governance

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by Ann Kelly We’ve all seen the news headlines where organizations are fined for deleting information too soon or for not preserving content as in the case of a litigation hold. If these organizations knew about and used the principals of Content Intelligence with respect to their information governance it may have saved them time,…