Blogs

Elizabeth Koumpan
Executive Architect, IBM
How an evolving data ecosystem is transforming the healthcare industry

How an evolving data ecosystem is transforming the healthcare industry

May 9, 2017 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
To be a differentiator, product innovation need to be done in new ways, expanding it into services and solutions.
Delivering customized nutrition with cognitive insights

Delivering customized nutrition with cognitive insights

March 16, 2017 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
Nutrition is the science of how food effects the human body and focuses upon disease prevention, healing and management of chronic conditions. A dietitians’ field of work is however much generalized. This includes working with different diets, applications, data sources, articles, and multiple...
Understanding data ownership in the data lake

Understanding data ownership in the data lake

February 10, 2017 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
There is so much talk about data as a new natural resource. The amount of data organizations and citizens across the globe produce, is authored in many systems and consumed by various organizations and users in different formats. This begs the following questions: Who owns this data? And why it is...

Information architecture: The key to governance, integration and automation

December 12, 2016 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
Emerging technologies—3D printing, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, mobile computing, sensors, wearable devices and the like—are transforming the ways in which modern organizations manage and use data. But much of that data remains unused. Successfully capitalizing on information...
Understanding data access in a complex world

Understanding data access in a complex world

October 27, 2016 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
The complexity of multiple data sources contributing to the rising tide of data has executives at many enterprises up at night because of concerns involving risks, regulations and compliance. See why information governance is especially vital in today’s complex ecosystem of voluminous data sources...
Wrangling and governing unstructured data

Wrangling and governing unstructured data

October 3, 2016 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
Unstructured information continues to grow as never before, with a preponderance of it being stored and managed by large enterprises. Much of this data is not really well understood, and its management and governance remain a formidable challenge. See how creating trusted and collaborative...

Improving the Economics of Information

Establish an information lifestyle governance framework for effective big data analytics

September 14, 2014 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
Establish an information lifestyle governance framework for effective big data analytics