Enterprise Information Management

Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Your Data?

Martin Doyle

by Martin Doyle Can’t live with it? Can’t live without it? Has your relationship with data seen better days? When the business is ticking over nicely, and data is fresh, everyone’s content and happy. They can get on with their work, free from the burden of decrepit databases and phone numbers that never connect. But…

MIKE2.0 Community Set to Transition to DAMA-International

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by Angela Guess A recent announcement out of the organization reports, “This week, the MIKE2.0 Governance Association (MGA) is pleased to announce an agreement with DAMA-International commencing the transition of the MIKE2.0 community to DAMA-International. The agreement was announced on Monday evening at the DAMA-I Chapter Meeting at Enterprise Data World 2015 (EDW 15) in…

Happy World Backup Day!

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by Angela Guess Our friends at Cloudwards.net would like to remind all of us, “Once a year on March 31st the Internet celebrates World Backup Day and reminds us how important it is to back up our data. We at Cloudwards.net have created this infographic to show you that every day should be World Backup…

Data is Neutral. What You Say About It Isn’t.

Bree Baich

by Bree Baich Storytelling is part of our natural dialog. Think about how often you’ve said something similar to the following: [Sarcastically] “What’s his story?” [Confused] “I don’t know the whole story, I need more information.” [With conviction] “That’s my story and I’m sticking to it!” Yet, ask someone to tell you a story with…

A Fool and His Money Are Soon Parted

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by Cathy Nolan This proverb which goes back to at least the 16th Century is appropriate any time of year, but since we designate a day for fools in April, it’s a good time to think about the ways we can avoid being foolish with our online privacy and ultimately our money. Consider these tales…

Scholastic Uses Stibo’s Multidomain MDM

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by Jelani Harper Stibo Systems recently announced, “Stibo Systems’ award-winning multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solution will help to accelerate the digital transformation efforts underway at Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company. Leveraging Stibo Systems’ STEP platform, Scholastic can better utilize its product, catalog and customer data to create an improved and…

Rethinking the Big Data Supply Chain

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor H.O. Maycotte recently wrote, “The idea of data as a business asset has been central to much of the thinking and writing about big data that’s emerged over the last few years. But what value does big data really hold for business? Data in and of itself is really of…

Tamr to Provide Free, Standalone Version of Tamr Catalog Tool

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, Tamr has announced “that it will offer a free, standalone version of its Tamr Catalog tool for cataloging enterprise metadata. Tamr Catalog helps enterprises overcome the biggest obstacle to business analytics: finding the data. The company is making the Tamr Catalog tool available…

Value your Customer Data as a Business Asset

Martin Doyle

by Martin Doyle Private data is now a very public issue. For the first time in history, people recognise that businesses store their information and they want to know how – and why. They want to know why websites need their email address so badly, and they understand that private photos can be hacked. Privacy…