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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.
January 29, 2016
Data governance managers who spoke during an online conference said that tracking business-oriented metrics on data quality improvement is a key to success in governance efforts.
May 20, 2014
This week's Talking Data podcast recaps Enterprise Data World and a mother lode of data quality information.
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In computing, data is information that has been translated into a form that is efficient for movement or processing. Continue Reading
A data governance program doesn't have to be a police action. Instead, advises expert Anne Marie Smith, data stewards should help bring about cultural change in a collaborative way. Continue Reading
Chief data officers are becoming more prevalent in companies, and more necessary, consultant John Ladley said in a webinar -- so much so that he thinks 2015 could be 'the year of the CDO.' 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
Data monetization is not monolithic. Instead, it takes several forms, according to MIT researcher Barbara Wixom. Each approach has its own unique traits. Continue Reading
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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
Big data, when managed properly, can be a blessing to businesses fighting to gain greater insights and a competitive edge in the global marketplace. And it can be a curse to companies unprepared to handle the untold x-bytes of unstructured data ... Continue Reading
As companies amass data from multiple sources, they lose control over data quality and accuracy. Like it or not, it's time to halt the data free-for-all and apply 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
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