- June 30, 2011
Data virtualization tools aren’t widely used now, but Forrester Research expects that to change as users look for new approaches to data integration.
- June 24, 2011
Building effective processes for managing data throughout its lifecycle can help maximize the value of information. But that’s easier said than done.
- June 22, 2011
Enterprise information management aims to optimize the use of data as a corporate asset. But setting up an EIM program presents a variety of challenges and potential missteps to watch out for.
- June 17, 2011
Data integration challenges are keeping many BI practitioners awake at night, according to the results of a new SearchBusinessAnalytics.com survey.
- June 16, 2011
Data management professionals need to evolve their skill sets to survive the ever-changing IT landscape, according to consultant Laura Reeves.
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- June 14, 2011
Consultants and IT pros offer tips on creating highly proactive data quality management strategies – and on overcoming the challenges that presents.
- June 10, 2011
IT professionals at the TDWI Chicago conference talk about some of the most problematic data warehouse architecture and implementation challenges.
- June 07, 2011
A successful MDM project starts with broad corporate buy-in – or does it? That wasn’t the case at Sony Pictures. Learn about its story and others from the Gartner MDM Summit.
- June 02, 2011
Information quality guru Larry English says the keys to improving quality include proactive monitoring and ferreting out the root cause of problems.
- May 26, 2011
Software makers will increasingly add "big data" processing technology to their data management portfolios in the near future, according to Forrester Research Inc.
- May 23, 2011
Find out how the IT crew at Sony Pictures launched a hugely successful product MDM initiative with almost no support from the business.
- May 17, 2011
Find out why popular data management industry phrases like 'big data' and 'single version of the truth' really irritate some experts.
- May 13, 2011
Master data governance team members should be forceful yet diplomatic, because they'll be called upon to make unpopular decisions.
- May 12, 2011
The road to enterprise master data management is paved with departmental or tactical wins, according to IT professionals. But don't lose sight of long-term MDM goals, they warned.
- May 12, 2011
Our latest news stories include coverage of the Gartner MDM Summit, where a session got us thinking about inaccurate and irritating data management phrases. What buzzwords bug you?