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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.
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Hello, GDPR. May 25 is the witching hour for enforcement of the EU's much-discussed GDPR compliance requirements -- and it's a harbinger of more changes to come. Continue Reading
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Enterprises can bolster data governance efforts by tracking how and when changes are made to data. Expert David Loshin offers advice on what to look for with data lineage products. Continue Reading
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Data integration processes that aren't managed properly can create inconsistent data in BI and analytics applications. Here are some steps to avoid that problem. Continue Reading
Data governance, or managing the availability, usability, integrity and security of enterprise data, isn’t just about employing new tools. Organizations need to tie their data governance programs to business initiatives and goals. So it’s about ... Continue Reading
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