Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

Data Integrity Rules 2

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by Michael Brackett Precise data integrity rules  (defined in Data Integrity Rules 1) are grouped into six different types, specifically data value rules and conditional data value rules, data structure rules and conditional data structure rules, data derivation and data re-derivation rules, data retention rules, data selection rules, and data conversion rules. A data value…

Perfecting Marketing with Social Media Data

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by Jelani Harper Matthew Sweezey’s recent article on ClickZ explains that, “At the height of print publications, 50 million people read a newspaper every Sunday. Yesterday, more than 340 million people were on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It’s a fairly safe bet that businesses can reach more people, faster, easier, and for less money, with…

Cognitive Computing Gives Hand Up to Healthcare

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by Jennifer Zaino IBM counts healthcare among the key sectors that it expects will realize business advantages with the help of Watson, its headline-making Cognitive Computing platform. The vendor has partnered with some of the best-known hospitals and health benefits organizations, such as Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic…

“Governance Now” for Financial Reference Data Governance

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by Lowell Fryman & Dan Meers Many financial services organizations continue to deal with reference data as an application-level issue.  After all, every account or application requires some reference data.  Financial Reference Data is at the heart of accounting and financial reporting & analytics.  The growing level of support for solid master and reference data…

RWDG Webinar: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on June 19, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Governance Policies are used to elevate the most important principles of Data Governance to a higher level…

RWDG Slides: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on June 19, 2014 Real-World Data Governance: Data Governance Policy – Components and Content from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Governance Policies are used to elevate the most important principles of Data Governance to a higher…

Graph Databases have Impact on Healthcare Sector

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by Jennifer Zaino Healthcare sector startups are ripe for exploiting NoSQL graph databases. With a data model predicated on nodes/vertices and relationships/edges, graph databases provide a sturdy means to probe connections between entities, especially the farther removed from each other they are. Healthcare organizations can “realize new opportunities and efficiencies by leveraging the connections within…

Enterprise Security in a Mobile World

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by Jelani Harper The objective of a growing number of trends within the data sphere is to empower the business user through what has become known as the consumerization of IT. Developments in self-service Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, mobile technologies, and the proliferation of the Bring Your Own Device phenomenon has enabled end users to…