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RWDG Webinar: Governing Unstructured Data

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About the Presentation

A growing percentage of the “data” managed by organizations can be considered “unstructured data” or data that does not reside in a traditional data base, file or system.  A recent survey confirmed that files and other unstructured data were the source of the fastest data growth in their storage environments.

Unstructured data can include documents, emails, policies, audio and video, and products of your office environment, basically anything that does not fall under the auspices of normal structured data.  Some organizations label unstructured data as “‘information”.  No matter what it is or what we call it … the chances are that the unstructured data needs to be governed.

Questions around governing unstructured data focus on the definition of what is included on the “list”, the regulations associated with the governance of this data, how governance of unstructured data differs from (or is the same as) the governance of structured data.  The people that are expected to answers the questions about why and how to govern unstructured data are the same people that have responsibility for the traditional data governance

Join Bob Seiner and DATAVERSITY for the fourth in a series of monthly webinars titled “Real World Data Governance” where Bob will prepare Data Governance professionals to address unstructured data, lay the foundation for identifying and governing meaningful unstructured data in your environment, assessing and leveraging existing governance and addressing opportunities to improve.

Join us for further adventures in “Real World Data Governance”.


About the Speaker

Robert S. Seiner is the President and Principal of KIK Consulting & Educational Services and the Publisher of The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN.com). Bob was recently awarded the DAMA Professional Award for significant and demonstrable contributions to the data management industry. Bob specializes in “non-invasive data governance”, data stewardship, and meta-data management solutions.

The fourth webinar in the Real-World Data Governance series is brought to you in partnership with:


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