- 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 12, 2012
In many companies, data integration remains a manual task -- by choice. But it might be time to automate that process, says consultant Rick Sherman.
- 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 26, 2012
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- July 24, 2012
Industrial supply behemoth Grainger Inc. says change management is one of the more difficult challenges associated with PIM projects.
- July 17, 2012
Organizations looking to include end users in data quality improvement efforts need to invest up front in developing effective training programs.
- July 10, 2012
Talend product marketing exec and book author Steve Sarsfield offers tips on how to build a convincing business case for data management projects.
- July 03, 2012
Master data management vendors and practitioners face some difficulties in linking MDM and data governance initiatives, consultant Aaron Zornes says.
- June 29, 2012
To win approval for involving business users in data quality efforts, IT managers should draw a connection between accurate data and the bottom line.
- June 22, 2012
Wikibon.org analyst Jeff Kelly has a dire message for organizations that think they can ignore "big data": Your rivals might leave you in the dust.
- June 18, 2012
Two surveys found that many companies are moving to become more data-driven and that "big data" initiatives are among the items on their to-do lists.
- 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.
- June 06, 2012
A business intelligence data integration initiative can easily go off track because of problems such as data quality and data loading issues.
- 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."