Tag Archive for David Loshin

Combining Connectivity with Cognitive Computing

A recent report from David Loshin states, “As our world becomes more attuned to the generation, and more importantly, the use of massive amounts of data, information technology (IT) professionals are increasingly looking to new technologies to help focus on deriving value from the velocity of data streaming from a wide variety of data sources.…

Data Governance Technology

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by Angela Guess David Loshin has written an article for Inside Analysis regarding the technology used to support Data Governance. He writes, “As a prelude to the discussion, it is valuable to consider the operationalization of data governance, namely the transition from defined business policies that have direct relationships to good data management practices that…

3 Master Data Model Issues

by Angela Guess David Loshin recently reflected on common issues surrounding master data models. He states: “As both the tools and the practices around MDM mature, we have seen some disillusionment in attempts to deploy an MDM solution, with our customers noting that they continue to hit bumps in the road in the technical implementation…

Systemic Data Governance Problems

by Angela Guess David Loshin breaks data governance problems into two categories, systemic and system problems. In a recent article, he takes a look at the former: “The systemic issues are ones in which process or management gaps allow data flaws to be introduced. A good example occurs when consumers of reports from the data…

Breaking Bad Data Habits

by Angela Guess David Loshin was recently asked how companies can break out of old patterns of poor data practices in order to implement an effective data governance strategy. Loshin responded, “That is a really good question, and almost defines its own parameters: How do we even identify what those poor data practices are? Even…

New Book: 101 Lightbulb Moments in Data Management

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by Angela Guess A new book, 101 Lightbulb Moments in Data Management offers “inspirational ideas that can help organizations overcome challenges in their data management projects. It provides new thoughts and approaches that IT and business professionals can apply to their companies as they transform corporate data into a valuable asset.” The article states, “101…

Data Sharing & Data Release

by Angela Guess David Loshin recently discussed a few issues concerning data sharing and data release. Loshin writes, “here were two facets of data sharing and data release (as manifested by the concept of transparency, but can be expanded to any situation where there is data repurposing) that differ from the traditional view of data.”…

New Methods for Tackling Big Data Security

by Angela Guess In a recent interview David Loshin discussed emerging methods for handling Big Data security issues. Loshin said, “I had an interesting conversation a few weeks back about whether data in the cloud is better protected than data that’s sitting in your own systems. We drilled down into that in the context of…

MDM, Customer Definition, and Fishing

by Angela Guess David Loshin recently raised the issue of customer definition in terms of creating a singular view of MDM concepts. He writes, “The continuous reverberation of discussions about the definition of customer may ring in your ears, but the fact remains that when assembling a strategy for customer data integration and master data…