Enterprise Information Management

Why Women Won’t Submit… to Speak at Your Event

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by Karen Lopez We in the data world are fortunate that we have a higher percentage of female professionals than other IT specializations. We also tend to have more female attendees and speakers at Enterprise Data World than other conferences I attend. However that doesn’t mean that we are doing well in ensuring female speakers…

Is Data an Asset?

Linkedin maps data visualization

by Angela Guess Nicole Laskowski of Search CIO recently wrote, “When Micheline Casey, chief data officer at the Federal Reserve Board, referred to data as an asset at last year’s MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium, she sparked a debate that, at first, appeared to be purely semantic. ‘Have you ever tried to use…

CDO Webinar: The Power of Data Strategy

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 6, 2014 The Chief Data Officer’s Agenda: The Power of Data Strategy from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Succeeding with your Data Strategy demands a balance between innovation, opportunity, complexity and agility. It requires due attention…

CDO Slides: The Power of Data Strategy

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on May 6, 2014 The Chief Data Officer’s Agenda: The Power of Data Strategy from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Succeeding with your Data Strategy demands a balance between innovation, opportunity, complexity and agility. It requires due…

The Rise of the Chief Data Officer

Portrait of a female executive

by Angela Guess Steve Laws of Research-Live.com recently wrote, “It is a role that barely existed three years ago. Now most companies of any significance are looking to appoint CDOs. There were around 50 CDOs working in the corporate world in 2012, mainly in US companies; by the end of last year, that figure had risen…

Big Data and the Enterprise App

Wrapping one's head around the data

by Angela Guess Natalie Gagliordi of ZDnet recently wrote, “Through the implementation of enterprise applications, old-guard vendors such as IBM, Oracle and SAP have long been capturing enterprise data, and in recent years have joined the race to make that data fit for insightful analysis. ‘Big data has been around a long time,’ said Byron Banks,…

The Power of Interactive Data Visualizations

Data Visualization

by Angela Guess Ben Kerschberg of Forbes recently wrote, “Designers often fail to achieve both form and functionality, creating instead subpar visualizations—e.g., bar charts, steamgraphs, treemaps, Gannt charts, and scatter plots—that fail to serve their main purpose of communicating information. These are far from the ideal way to consume data. As a result, users responsible for…

Melissa Data and Scribe Software Partner to Enhance Data Migration With Data Quality Services

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and data integration solutions, today announced its strategic relationship with Scribe Software to deliver better access to business-critical data and power a 360-degree view of the customer. Melissa Data’s sophisticated, native data quality functions are…

Data Lakes & Best Practices for Enterprise Data Management

Arosa and its lake

by Angela Guess Barry Devlin of Search Business Analytics recently wrote, “The term data lake has gained quite a few followers of late. I am explicitly not one of them… It appears that the term dates back to 2011, first used by James Dixon, CTO at software vendor Pentaho Corp. Since then, it has been promoted by people…