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Hey, Where Did You Get Your Data?

Hey, Where Did You Get Your Data?

Trusted data comes from a wide and diverse collection of sources. The key is to bring access into your agile workflow.
Get Off That IT Treadmill With A Product Management Practice

Get Off That IT Treadmill With A Product Management Practice

With a product management mindset in your IT organization, you’ll be more prepared for internal customer requests while providing strategic value.
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Financial Reform: Protect Yourself With An Agile Information Architecture

Remember the financial meltdown? Experts still can’t decide if we’re on the road to recovery…how long that road may be…or even if there is a road. As a nation, though, we did agree to more oversight over corporate financials....
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Get Your Hands Dirty, Data Scientists!

Have you read Gartner’s research note on "Defining and Differentiating the Role of the Data Scientist"? You can hardly read anything about enterprise information management (EIM) without bumping into the term “data scientist”. And @DataLovers tweeted just last week...
What is Dirty Data Costing You?

What is Dirty Data Costing You?

Intrinsically, you know that you need good data. But how far do you need to go? What are the real costs incurred if you DON’T have clean data?
Can Information Governance Help Me Find My TV?

Can Information Governance Help Me Find My TV?

USA reported an interesting story about a musician who ordered a Westinghouse TV from Amazon (purchased from a third party provider). Some of you probably did that yourself over the holidays. He anxiously waited for the big box to...
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Need Help Selling Your Information Governance Initiative?

If you’re one of the many who isn’t yet tracking metrics and constantly reporting business value achieved through your efforts, you can use the Gartner whitepaper statistic below to help you quantify results. How many business initiatives did you...
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New York’s Policing Strategy Highlights Big Data Problems

Is anyone out there a fan of the new television series “Person of Interest?” In that show, a computer genius gathers big data from multiple sources (traffic cameras, crime reports, facial recognition, customs, etc.) to determine who is about...
Data Decay Can Silently Cripple Your Business [Infographic]

Data Decay Can Silently Cripple Your Business [Infographic]

Zoominfo.com recently published a nice data decay infographic (a small version is included at the end of this post), that shows the level of master data change for business information. Why is understanding data decay essential? Many times organization...
Holding Out for an Information Governance Hero

Holding Out for an Information Governance Hero

In talking to customers last week, they again reinforced that information governance success is still on the horizon for each of them—and these were companies that had a dedicated data governance organization in place for years! Here are some...