Tag Archive for role

Defining the Role of the Chief Data Officer

Jim MacCallum - Executive Team - Vivonet

by Angela Guess Maria Deutcher of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “There are as many opinions on the role of the chief data officer (CDO) as there definitions of the emerging position, but few are as well-informed as that of professor Yang Lee from Northwestern University. She helped author one of the single most comprehensive studies…

Schema.org Introduces Concept of Role

In a post yesterday at the official schema.org blog, Vicki Tardif Holland (Google) and Jason Johnson (Microsoft) have announced that schema.org has created a way to more richly describe relationships between entities in structured markup. The addition of the “Role” schema allows for the description of more complex relationships than were previously possible. In the…

Why Your Company Needs a CDO

Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network 2013 - Istanbul

by Angela Guess Brad Peters of Forbes recently wrote, “Now that we are over the initial excitement of being able to capture and manipulate mountains of data, the challenge becomes identifying the truly valuable information in those data mountains. And just as important, presenting that valuable data in ways that the different stakeholders in an organization…

New Whitepaper on Data Quality Monitoring in Data Governance

by Angela Guess A recent whitepaper by Jim Harris examines the role of data quality monitoring in data governance: “When the correlation between poor data quality and poor business performance isn’t measured in a tangible way, data quality can be misperceived as a technical activity performed for the sake of the data, instead of an…