Tag Archive for information governance

Stop Data Misuse, Speed Data-Driven Innovation

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by Jennifer Zaino Like most companies, yours probably has in place information governance policies to govern the use of the data you collect to ensure compliance with internal and external privacy, and security requirements. Likewise, your business is apt to have a tool-belt of technologies on hand to monitor and log activity around that data,…

Embracing Hadoop and Keeping Your Data Secure at the Same Time

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by Angela Guess Digital Journal recently published an article on the issue of avoiding data breaches in the age of Hadoop. The article notes, “It is clear that Hadoop is now mainstream and here to stay, being used to solve complex problems in industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare and Utilities among others. The use…

Creating an Internal Center of Excellence for Data Governance

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by Angela Guess David Booth of Marketing Land recently wrote, “If you’re like most organizations, you’re either in the thick of, or just putting the finishing touches on, your 2015 planning. Odds are good that your strategy for the coming year is going to depend on data and analytics. And while there has never before…

How to Effectively Kick-Off a Data Governance Program

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by Angela Guess Janani Dumbleton of Computing recently wrote, “Data governance – the process of planning, monitoring and enforcing the management of data assets – is a key component of long-term data quality (and, therefore, long-term organisational success). It helps to ensure that data is captured accurately and that this accuracy is maintained, no matter…

Three Core Steps to Implementing a Data Governance Program

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “Just as with any successful data quality programme, it is essential to have clearly defined and documented processes (and associated deliverables) in place – setting out how things such as data-quality reporting and issue management should be handled… [R]esponsibility is key. Defining who is responsible…

AHIMA Releases Framework for Healthcare Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Susan D. Hall of Fierce Health IT reports, “AHIMA has released a framework for healthcare information governance at its annual convention in San Diego, calling for commitment to managing information as a strategic asset. It’s part of AHIMA’s ongoing effort to stress the importance of information governance, which it called an “undeniable…

A Look At The State of Information Governance

by Jennifer Zaino This month saw the release of the Information Governance Initiative’s Annual Report for 2014, a study aiming to report the perceptions of information governance practitioners, providers and analysts as well as advance information governance as a concept, market and operational model. The IGI consortium and think tank was founded by leaders in…

Data Governance is Only Becoming More Important

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “Data is valuable. As the challenge of protecting customer data mounts, more and more businesses are embracing data-governance strategies to manage the information that serves as the lifeblood of the company. Without a doubt, data has become the raw material of the information economy, and…

OpenText Takes Next Steps In Automatic Content Classification

by Jennifer Zaino OpenText yesterday made its secure file sharing and synchronization product, Tempo Box, available for free to customers using its OpenText Content Suite enterprise information management tool. “A lot of our customers have major concerns about employees sharing documents with cloud tools like Dropbox,” says Lubor Ptacek, vp of strategic marketing. They want…