Tag Archive for information governance

CIO Has Pivotal Role in Data Governance at Federal Agencies

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by Angela Guess CIO.com contributor Kenneth Corbin recently opined, “As federal agencies find themselves awash in data collected through far-flung cloud, mobile and sensor-enabled IT systems, the CIO has a pivotal role to play in establishing sound governance structures. ‘I think it is the CIO’s ultimate responsibility to ensure that the data is accessible and…

Concentrating on Pain Points with Information Governance

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by Angela Guess Christine Taylor recently wrote for Datamation, “The Information Governance (IG) concept has been around for years. Implementation has proven difficult to downright impossible because the domain is so broad. Enterprise-wide IG is massively scaled, crossing workgroups, location, data types, and business process boundaries. When the enterprise determines to implement IG, it faces…

Data Governance Should Be Embraced, Not Feared

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by Angela Guess IT-Online recently wrote, “There is a perception that data governance is a massive and intimidating task. Businesses know they should be doing it but they don’t know where to start. Data governance doesn’t need to be applied to the entire organisation in one fell swoop. Rather, when embarking on the data governance…

Data Governance for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi recently wrote for Information Age, “A recent survey of information professionals, by Iron Mountain and AIIM, revealed that a third of businesses have yet to allocate content responsibility for instant messaging (39%), mobile (32%), social media (28%) and cloud-sharing (33%). But close to one in ten respondents said their organisations…

Making the Move to Cloud Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Jeff Denworth recently wrote in CMS Wire, “In spite of frequent reports about the uptick in cloud adoption — with a recent IDC report predicting an additional 11 percent shift of IT budget away from in-house IT delivery towards different cloud models by 2016 — some businesses are still hesitating. To them,…

How to Build the Best Data Governance Team for Your Needs

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by Angela Guess Michael Collins of BackOffice Associates recently wrote in Enterprise Apps Today, “Your data governance organization’s charter should be to improve the quality of the data and the processes involved in data management. It is intuitive to expect that better data will result in better outcomes, but the approach to building your governance…

Maximizing Data Discovery With a Balance of Freedom and Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Lindy Ryan recently noted, “Data governance is – now maybe more than ever – a charged topic. Business-driven data discovery is becoming fundamental for organizations to explore, iterate, and extract meaningful and actionable insights from vast amounts of new and diverse internal and external data. To achieve the…

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…