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Key Trends Driving Local to Global Data Consolidation Challenges

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by Anand Krishnan Today’s businesses are shifting their organizational structures and making significant changes to how IT operates in a global setting. In particular, it is important to consider how to efficiently transition data from a local view to be a global business function for better business efficiency and IT data management. While it’s easy to…

3 Banking Giants Partner On Data Quality Venture

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by Angela Guess Joe Panettieri reports via Information Management, “Instead of battling data management costs on their own, three giant banks are partnering with SmartStream Technologies Inc. to build a consolidated data management company. By joining hands, the participants believe they can drive down data management costs while boosting data quality. Indeed, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman…

Book Review: Actionable Intelligence

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by Angela Guess IEDP.com recently wrote, “In his book, Actionable Intelligence, Keith Carter, who helped establish the global intelligence operations for Estée Lauder and is now Visiting Senior Fellow at NUS Business School in Singapore, offers a framework for gathering the right data — more is not merrier in this case — and for transforming…

3 Best Practices for Data Management Learned from Finance

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Zeszut recently wrote for iMedia Connection, “Marketers need to fundamentally change our approach to how we use our data to report on performance. For more reliable, useful, and flexible measurement and reporting, we can start by emulating these tried and true data management best practices.” The first is “A single system…

Why Big Data is Worth the Struggle

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by Angela Guess Marius Moscovici recently wrote for Entrepreneur.com, “With billions of data points being generated every day, some companies don’t know what to do with big data — and that’s understandable. It’s difficult to manage all of it, but it’s impossible to ignore. This obvious opportunity leaves a large percentage of executives concerned that…

Sisense CEO on the Intersection of Cybersecurity and Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Gil Press writes, “Cybersecurity and big data analytics are two set of technologies that are frequently mentioned by CEOs and CIOs as top investment priorities. But what about marrying the two? Many organizations are not yet there. For example, a recent survey of government cybersecurity professionals found that 86 percent…

Distinguishing Data Management from Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper The numerous points of overlap between Data Management and Data Governance frequently obfuscate the usage of these terms and the realms of refining data that they encompass. Adding to the confusion is the fact that for every reference to Data Management and Data Governance, there is seemingly another for Information Management and…

Study Finds that CIOs Vastly Underestimate Shadow IT

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by Angela Guess Kenneth Corbin reports for CIO.com, “Most CIOs have an inkling that employees in their enterprise have snuck a few applications past the IT department, but a new study by Cisco indicates that they are vastly underestimating the extent that unauthorized apps and services have infiltrated the network. Consulting with CIOs and analyzing…

Talend Launches Data Masters Awards

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Talend, the global leader in big data integration software, today announced the launch of an annual awards program to celebrate enterprises that are using Talend solutions to transform their data architectures and fuel overall business success. Finalists will be chosen from the more than…

Updating Your Data Strategy Requires a Shift in Thinking

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by Angela Guess Matt Graney recently wrote for Information Management, “While 74 percent of today’s business executives say their company has a digital strategy, only 19 percent of executives believe their firms have the right technology to properly execute on the digital strategy, according to a recent Forrester Research report… So where do they start?…