Data governance strategy News
October 13, 2014
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
May 08, 2014
Discussed at DAMA's EDW 2014 were more flexible approaches to the data management profession. That's in response to growing mountains of diverse data.
April 22, 2014
In the latest Talking Data podcast, SearchCIO's Nicole Laskowski reports on doings at the recent Gartner business intelligence summit.
December 23, 2013
Data design tools like ERwin pave a new path to data management, helping varied stakeholders collaborate and prepping the way for new data types.
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In many companies with big data projects, Hadoop clusters are moving toward peaceful coexistence with data warehouses and data governance efforts. Continue Reading
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A controversial Facebook research study that came to light this year provides fodder for discussions on the ethical issues involved in digital experimentation efforts. Continue Reading
A panel of chief data officers said their jobs are demanding, even taxing at times. But they added that the rewards of the CDO position outweigh the challenges for them. Continue Reading
It has been 10 years since the master data management industry emerged. MDM technology is maturing, and project success rates are on the rise -- but there's still a long way to go. Continue Reading
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This guide offers insight on data quality management issues and best-practices advice on planning and implementing a data quality improvement program. Continue Reading
Consultant David Loshin outlines a strategy for ensuring data is suitable to use: Make business units responsible for applying data quality policies and use data virtualization tools to help manage the process. Continue Reading
There are so many tools today that make launching analytic applications simple, but this doesn't mean you can skip data governance. Continue Reading
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Data governance programs often rely on the part-time data steward -- an employee from a business unit who also serves as a data expert. Continue Reading
Enlist senior-level champions from both business and IT to guide a data governance program and achieve harmony between the two sides. Continue Reading
Consultant David Loshin gives suggestions for building and managing a data stewardship program that can effectively support data governance. Continue Reading