Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

2013 Trends in Master Data Management

by Paul Williams  In 2013, Master Data Management continues to be a vital part of the overall Data Management world. Maintaining detailed master data records remains a particularly important aspect of any Data Governance practice, especially concerning regulatory compliance issues. Governance related considerations also need to be looked at when approaching the outsourcing of MDM…

2013 Trends in Metadata

by Paul Williams Metadata is the vital lifeblood of any enterprise that engages in the practice of Data Management. In many cases, it serves as the glue tying together the sometimes disparate outlooks held by the business and technical parts of a business. Data Governance, Master Data Management, and Data Stewardship become nearly impossible to…

Speaker Spotlight Column: An Interview with Robert S. Seiner

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Robert S. Seiner, the President/Principal of KIK Consulting, and Publisher of TDAN.com.…

The Real Value of Big Data for the Enterprise

by Ezekiel James It’s no big revelation that the world of Data Management has changed drastically, especially over the past few years. While we could discuss dozens of ways data has transformed, one fact is undeniable: data sets in many organizations have become exorbitant. It’s also not much of a stretch to imagine that every…

Walk Softly: Why Non-Invasive Data Governance Wins

by Jelani Harper One of the most consistent challenges to the implementation of a Data Governance program is gaining support from upper level management. Many senior executives are unfamiliar with governance and are unwilling to dedicate resources to what they don’t understand, particularly when they don’t see the value in it. According to Bob Seiner,…

Speaker Spotlight Column: An Interview with Micheline Casey

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Micheline Casey, Principal at CDO, LLC. Micheline will be giving a presentation…

Data Science Trends For 2013

by Paul Williams The formalization of practices used in Data Management combined with the heightened importance of data analytics has led to the emergence of Data Science as a discipline throughout the data industry. This advent is taking place within progressive companies leveraging internal training classes, as well as at universities developing data scientists ready…

Data Governance – Do Job Titles Matter?

Janine Joseph

by Janine Joseph We all know the model – the industry standard enterprise Data Governance model. We’ve seen different flavors of this framework and we’ve probably tried to tailor this to fit our own company’s culture. We know we need a Data Governance Council, Data Stewards, etc., but have we aligned job titles to this…