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Make Sure Your Business Understands MDM Before Attempting to Implement

By   /  June 24, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Loraine Lawson of IT Business Edge recently wrote, “If you don’t have to implement master data management (MDM), then don’t. That’s the surprising advice given by Forrester MDM and data expert, Michele Goetz. I’ll be honest, I can’t recall anyone having said that previously. In fact, the general assumption, from vendors to analysts to authors, […]

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Quick Tips for Big Data Success

By   /  March 13, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess GigaOM recently posted a list of straightforward tips for taking advantage of Big Data in 2014. The list includes, “Play to your natural strengths. The human eye’s ability to quickly detect and understand patterns and anomalies is unsurpassed by technology. Combine that power with flexible, drill-down capabilities and drag-and-drop data interactions that tap […]

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7 Pieces of Advice for Big Data at Small Companies

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Stephanie Miles of Street Fight recently wrote, “One of the biggest misconceptions about big data is that it’s only relevant for large businesses. In reality, big data services are often just as useful for local merchants on Main Street as they are for global retail chains and CPG brands. With 90% of transactions […]

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Tips for a Successful MDM Project

By   /  November 1, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess John McCormick of Information Management recently wrote, “A panel of master data management experts at Information Management’s MDM & Data Governance Summit in New York provided tips on how organizations can successfully implement master data management to ensure that their enterprise data is accurate and uniform. The panelists – Frank Guastafeste, head of […]

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Practical Tips for Better Data Management in Any Company

By   /  February 26, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Grant Davis of the Smart Data Collective recently shared a number of practical ways that businesses can improve their data management. The first tip: Recycle the paper. He writes, “There is no need to continue the use of shipment forms or other paper documents when filing information. It’s a sad reality, but […]

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4 Steps to Better Business Intelligence

By   /  December 28, 2012  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  1 Comment

by Angela Guess Michael Koploy of Software Advice recently shared four steps for creating effective Business Intelligence teams. Koploy writes, “BI is everywhere, and it’s everyone’s job. But with this proliferation comes new challenges. Teams of BI users today often lack the structure, guidance and leadership to effectively mine data. In this article, I’ll share […]

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EU Turns to Amazon for Advice on Single Cloud Services Market

By   /  November 21, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess David Meyer of ZDnet reports, “Top EU officials will meet with companies such as Amazon and Telefonica on Monday to discuss ways to set up a single European market for cloud services. The steering board meeting will be the first for the new European Cloud Partnership, which looks to take advantage of the […]

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Tips to Improve Your Data Governance Strategy

By   /  August 17, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Todd Harris of Aveska recently shared three tips for enhancing Data Governance strategy. The first tip is to involve business users: “For data modelers and architects, it’s tempting to go it alone, but important to involve those who initiate the need for data governance. That is, those who might know a few things […]

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Tips for Better Data Quality in Your DG Program

By   /  August 6, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Philip Russom has written an article for tdwi.org sharing six tips for applying Data Quality practices to Data Governance programs. Russom writes, “The barriers to data governance are erased when an organization adopts the techniques and best practices of data quality and the closely related practice of data stewardship. That’s because the […]

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Measuring Data Governance

By   /  July 24, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rob Karel of Informatica has written an article regarding measuring Data Governance. He writes, “The next facet on the tour of our data governance framework can be one of the most frustrating for those driving data governance efforts within their organization: Measurement. The concept of data governance has experienced a boost in credibility over […]

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