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Big Data Isn’t the Whole Story

By   /  June 3, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times reports, “The word ‘data’ connotes fixed numbers inside hard grids of information, and as a result, it is easily mistaken for fact. But including bad product introductions and wars, we have many examples of bad data causing big mistakes. Big Data raises bigger issues. The […]

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Bringing the “Master” to Big Data

By   /  May 9, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Srinivasan Sundara Rajan of Sys-Con Media recently wrote, “Master Data Management (MDM) is a very important data governance aspect in enterprises whereby MDM enables the development of a ‘Single Version of Truth.’ MDM establishes Single Version of Truth by providing common descriptions for enterprise-wide entities. Before Big Data, enterprises generally managed their […]

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The 'What Ifs' of the Internet of Things

By   /  January 16, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Anders Gustafsson, CEO of Zebra Technologies recently posed the question, is the Internet of Things all hype, or is it a reality?

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Data Governance: Embracing Change

By   /  November 14, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Jim Harris of Data Round Table recently discussed what he calls the “unsettling truth about data governance. He begins with a quote: “People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.” Harris explains, “I’m certain Ralph Waldo Emerson wasn’t describing the disruptive nature […]

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Finding One Version of the Truth with MDM

By   /  October 31, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent article defines master data management as “the process that tries to—you pick the word—(enforce), (impose), (enable), (ensure), (maintain) consistent data throughout your organization. Its goal is a single version of the truth in data terms. This is not easy. There are technological, organizational, cultural, political, and procedural challenges involved. Any […]

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