- March 26, 2020
The new capabilities of Ascend Govern bring data lineage and enterprise data governance as well as the ability to try and figure out the financial cost of data efforts.
- March 11, 2020
The newly released Alluxio 2.2 adds new data catalog and transformation capabilities to help organizations bridge the gap between data and analytics.
- January 28, 2020
Five years after going private, Informatica has a new CEO and an updated data platform with new data management capabilities to better enable business users.
- November 05, 2019
Data stored in a data lake can be an important asset, but understanding how the data is being used, or in some cases not used, is another challenge altogether.
- March 25, 2019
Experts say data professionals should work to create a common vocabulary in organizations to help boost data governance and compliance with laws like GDPR.
- March 11, 2019
Data catalogs form a hub for managing enterprise data. New products focus on machine learning and AI add-ons that help automate aspects of data governance.
- January 10, 2019
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty pushed real-time weather data mining for travel and other uses, even as the Los Angeles city attorney is suing IBM's Weather Company unit over its sharing of location data with business partners.
- 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.
- June 29, 2017
With the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation looming on the horizon, companies -- including many in the U.S. -- need to get going on required data governance upgrades.
- March 10, 2017
Businesses constantly need to evolve their programs for governing data. Nationwide's finance data governance team shares how it stepped up data governance strategy and processes.
- 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.
- January 31, 2017
Big data analytics and digital transformation challenge the conventional data governance process, with many questions to answer in organizations. But a governed data lake shows how it can be done.
- 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.
- December 29, 2015
The increasing adoption of self-service business intelligence tools and big data analytics applications is complicating data governance programs, BI Leadership Summit speakers and attendees said.
- May 28, 2015
In this episode of the Talking Data podcast, TechTarget editors report on their experiences learning to do data journalism, including all the work needed to get data ready for analysis.
- 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.
- August 15, 2014
A Carnegie Mellon University off-shoot applies maturity model techniques to big data. Cross-group communications are a key. The result is the Data Management Maturity Model.
- 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.
- June 04, 2013
In a Q&A, consultant and author Peter Aiken explains why companies should put a C-level exec in charge of managing their data as a strategic asset.
- August 19, 2012
Data governance can be all bureaucracy and no benefit. To avoid that, managing the process effectively is a must, says consultant Danette McGilvray.
- August 08, 2012
Effective governance can help companies get the most out of their "big data" environments. But at this point, there's no formula for how to do that.
- July 28, 2012
Ensuring that business users follow corporate standards when entering and updating data is vital to the success of data quality improvement efforts.
- July 17, 2012
Organizations looking to include end users in data quality improvement efforts need to invest up front in developing effective training programs.
- June 12, 2012
Data accuracy is critical in technology-driven business processes, making it a must to involve business users in data quality efforts, analysts say.
- May 31, 2012
May brings a busy season for data management conferences to a close. The last stop: Enterprise Data World, which offered advice and some laughs -- the latter at the expense of "big data."
- May 16, 2012
Educating end users and upgrading internal processes can help enterprises fix data quality problems without dropping a ton of cash, analysts say.
- March 28, 2012
IBM customers Nationwide Insurance and Cardinal Health reveal five rules of thumb they learned while implementing highly ambitious data governance programs.
- March 15, 2012
TDWI Solution Summit speakers gathered last week to exchange MDM best practices and data governance tips.
- March 08, 2012
IT professionals from Sallie Mae and Fannie Mae offered insight on data governance challenges and tips on how to overcome them in separate sessions at two recent conferences.
- February 13, 2012
Regulatory pressures and the need to improve data quality are forcing financial institutions to rethink their reference data management strategies.
- December 28, 2011
An enterprise data architect with medical device maker SonoSite offers up details on the newest release of DataFlux’s flagship data management software platform.
- December 06, 2011
A growing number of companies plan to implement data governance programs within the next year, according to our recent reader survey. Get tips on making the case for your own governance project.
- November 30, 2011
The director of information governance for IBM’s software group, Sunil Soares, explains how to make the business case for data governance despite ongoing economic concerns.
- September 28, 2011
Oracle is gradually catching up to its chief rival, SAP, in the race for data quality market dominance, according to Gartner.
- August 26, 2011
Gartner added three vendors to its data quality Magic Quadrant and pointed to increased market volatility from acquisitions and new deployment models.
- July 29, 2011
In an interview, Michele Koch discusses the data governance program she leads at Sallie Mae and provides insight on key governance best practices.
- 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 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 17, 2011
Find out why popular data management industry phrases like 'big data' and 'single version of the truth' really irritate some experts.
- May 02, 2011
Financial institutions need to get ready for the data management ramifications of the Dodd-Frank Act, according to experts.
- April 18, 2011
Enterprise Data World attendees talk about data governance issues and the need to align data management efforts with important business processes.
- April 14, 2011
Forrester Research Inc. analyst Rob Karel explains the need for greater alignment between business process management and data management efforts.
- April 13, 2011
The data governance best practices panel at Enterprise Data World 2011 offered some helpful tips on how to quantify the value of data governance programs.
- April 06, 2011
Renowned enterprise information management (EIM) expert David Marco explains the top 10 mistakes to avoid when implementing and maintaining an EIM program.
- November 05, 2010
Learn about data governance roles and responsibilities, and get advice on the management and technical skills that a successful data governance strategy and program requires.
- November 02, 2010
Implementing a data governance model and managing a data governance program are challenging propositions. Learn about common data governance hurdles and how to overcome them.
- November 01, 2010
Get expert advice on data governance best practices, including tips on how to structure a data governance program to best fit your organization’s governance policies and needs.
- October 28, 2010
Learn about the issues that a data governance framework is designed to address, and get a list of questions to consider when designing the framework for a data governance program.
- September 23, 2010
The movement toward pervasive BI is helping business users realize the importance of enforcing data quality standards.
- September 14, 2010
The task of implementing and maintaining a solid data governance strategy is fraught with obstacles. These real-world tips can help ensure success.
- August 27, 2010
Data governance programs are often overlooked, pushed aside and just plain ignored through a lack of executive interest and funding. But some technology professionals are making the most of the situation.
- July 20, 2010
A major data quality software project is helping a large U.S. trucking company conserve about 3,000 gallons of gasoline per day, company officials said.
- July 20, 2010
Get expert advice on how to set up and manage a data governance policy and framework. Hear an overview of data governance trends and common roadblocks on data governance programs.
- July 16, 2010
Executing data quality improvement projects is largely a matter of analysis, planning and learning how to work the system, say experts.
- July 15, 2010
A strong focus on data quality management is helping one U.K. firm ensure safety as it executes a major gas pipe replacement project.
- July 13, 2010
Attacking the root of data quality problems means teaching non-IT workers to adopt new ways of thinking about information, says one expert.
- July 08, 2010
Getting executive approval and financing for data quality improvement projects can be a long road. Just ask the folks at iJET Intelligent Risk Systems.
- July 02, 2010
The best data quality software vendors offer platforms that combine data quality tools with data integration and MDM products, according to Gartner.
- July 02, 2010
Bad product data leads to costly mistakes and missed opportunities, but there is some hope, according to experts and IT pros.
- January 07, 2010
Industry experts reveal their data integration, data quality and data governance forecasts and market trends for 2010.
- August 25, 2009
Despite increased adoption of data quality software, poor data quality costs the average company more than $8 million annually, according to a new survey from Gartner.
- June 16, 2009
The data quality software market continues to grow despite the recession, as tools for non-IT users gain in popularity, according to Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant report.
- May 05, 2009
IBM has acquired data discovery specialist Exeros, whose software helps customers discover hidden relationships between databases and applications.
- February 05, 2009
After an acquisition saddled MSC Direct with a serious duplicate customer data problem, the direct marketer decided it was time to tap the commercial data quality software market.
- November 11, 2008
Vancouver City Savings Credit Union has tapped Initiate System's master data management hub to give workers a 360-degree view of customer data.
- November 05, 2008
Listen to IBM's Steve Mills discuss Big Blue's Information On Demand initiative and why he thinks it's in a better position to help customers than rival Oracle.
- July 21, 2008
Learn how data stewardship fits into data governance and data quality management programs, from Jill Dyché.
- June 06, 2008
Gartner's recent Magic Quadrant report finds that the data quality management software and data integration tools markets continue to converge, as organizations stress both data accuracy and delivery.
- April 18, 2008
Informatica agrees to buy Nokia subsidiary Identity Systems for $85 million.
- October 30, 2007
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City turned to data governance and business knowledge stewards to improve customer data.
- July 18, 2007
Data governance, or lack thereof, can make or break many enterprise programs. Learn data governance program success factors and get advice in a podcast with expert Jill Dyché.
- July 11, 2007
Gartner's Magic Quadrant for data quality management software lists many new vendors and trends.
- June 01, 2007
Expert Larry English discusses how to develop and maintain a data quality management strategy. Learn how to get started, structure teams, calculate ROI and get executive support.
- May 15, 2007
SearchDataManagement.com's growing collection of podcasts features conversations about many aspects of data management, including business intelligence (BI), enterprise data integration (EDI), master data management (MDM), and data quality and ...
- March 07, 2007
Jill Dyche, keynote speaker at the annual DAMA conference, called this "the decade of the data steward" and outlined five trends changing the industry.
- January 24, 2007
Data quality tools and processes have changed dramatically, so keep up with the latest data quality trends. Renowned expert Larry English provides timely advice for your data quality strategy.
- November 17, 2006
Gartner predicts that 90% of organizations will fail at their first attempts at data governance. An analyst outlines a data governance structure that includes checks and balances.
- August 15, 2006
Deborah Henderson was elected the new president of the Data Management Association (DAMA) Foundation in July 2006. Henderson is an information governance architect with CapGemini at General Motors and has been a member of DAMA since 1992. Like all ...
- April 09, 2006
This SearchDataManagement.com special report helps you better manage and leverage your company's data.
- November 30, 2005
Experts say securing sensitive data just isn't a working habit for many employees. Forget documented corporate data policies. When the auditors (or hackers) dig deeper -- what will they really find?