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October 05, 2017
At the Strata conference in New York, IT managers detailed steps they're taking to improve data quality in their big data environments in order to help ensure analytics accuracy.
September 06, 2017
Breitburn Energy Partners employed data quality tools to address the business pain of bad data, using the software to give end users the means to fix data quality issues themselves.
February 03, 2017
The head of Kaiser Permanente's data governance program says data stewards hold the key to the initiative's success, and he offers advice on managing data stewardship processes.
July 15, 2016
Forces at work in data management have led to the advent of the chief data officer. The role of the CDO and more is discussed in a Q&A with consultant Joe Caserta.
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High-quality data is a must for analytics applications. That's driving more demand for data quality tools, but quality initiatives are still maturing in many companies. Continue Reading
Data governance (DG) is the overall management of the availability, usability, integrity and security of data used in an enterprise. A sound data governance program includes a governing body or council, a defined set of procedures and a plan to ... Continue Reading
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In a Q&A, DAMA president Sue Geuens talks about the second edition of the group's DMBOK reference book and how data management trends and processes have changed since the first version. Continue Reading
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To help make big data analytics applications more effective, IT teams need to augment conventional data quality processes with measures aimed at improving the usability of data. Continue Reading
Big data often comes with big data management problems. Clean, well-defined metadata can make the difference in analyzing big data and delivering actionable business intelligence. Continue Reading
Deploying big data systems is just the first step for IT and data management teams. The next big challenge is setting up systems and processes for governing data lakes. 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
It might be all over the news, but IBM's megacomputer Watson isn't the be-all and end-all in virtual assistant technology. 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