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Robert Routzahn
Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM

Robert Routzahn is a Portfolio Marketing Manager for IBM's information integration and governance product line, which is focused on creating and managing Trusted Information.  His primary focus is driving the messaging and strategy for information integration, data quality and metadata management capabilities. Prior to his current role, Robert was a Product Manager for InfoSphere QualityStage, and other IBM software products, and he has worked in the Information Management space for over 10 years. Robert holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and an undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University.

What is analytic architecture modernization?

What is analytic architecture modernization?

March 14, 2016 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Since the relational database first came to be, back in the 1980's, there's been a need for organizations to continuously evolve their analytical architectures. A new report talks about how modern groups are getting their data and analytics architecture updated for a new century—and a new set of...
Cloud data preparation: Reshaping the business analyst experience

Cloud data preparation: Reshaping the business analyst experience

February 11, 2016 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Busy executives that need to make vital business or investment decisions don’t want to wait for days or weeks for an answer to a question they put to analysts or receive incomplete information or analysis with spurious results. Fortunately, analysts today can access cloud-based data services that...
Addressing bank regulatory imperatives with IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog

Addressing bank regulatory imperatives with IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog

October 23, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Regulations to protect the banking industry’s institutions, consumers and the economy continue to evolve, which escalates the complexity of banks’ imperatives to ensure accuracy, completeness and lineage of data. The IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog offers banks an easily accessible,...
Make sense of hybrid data

Make sense of hybrid data

September 22, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Sorting through data inconsistencies, particularly in hybrid data, can add a slew of confusing definitions and contexts that impact productivity and efficiency. With more valuable metadata than ever before at their disposal, organizations need a comprehensive strategy for metadata that helps them...
A data integration strategy is essential for success in hybrid data environments

A data integration strategy is essential for success in hybrid data environments

September 22, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Adopting a data integration strategy is the first step toward achieving success with data. Using such a strategy can instill confidence in customers and allow company leaders to react quickly and appropriately, all while reducing risk and costs.
Prepare and maintain third-party data in hybrid environments

Prepare and maintain third-party data in hybrid environments

September 22, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Ensuring that third-party data in hybrid environments meets the quality standards many organizations follow for maintaining trust and confidence in their in-house data is imperative. Check out best practices for preparing, maintaining and monitoring third-party data to help boost efficiency and...
Information empowerment for your Hadoop ecosystem

Information empowerment for your Hadoop ecosystem

September 15, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Hadoop is great for storing and processing large data volumes, but its limits become clear when integrating ever-increasing volumes of data. A new solution—described in detail at the upcoming Strata+Hadoop World conference—can help organizations overcome this limitation.
Confidently cull information from cloud-based data

Confidently cull information from cloud-based data

May 12, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Many organizations can take advantage of off-premises cloud environments or a hybrid approach. The key is a sound governance strategy to help ensure organizational data is secure and trustworthy in these environments.

Governance is not optional in big data analytics

October 3, 2014 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Confidence in data is essential regardless of the bigness of the data being analyzed. In order to make business decisions based on the analysis of data, you need to be sure that the information upon which you are making those decisions is trustworthy.

Scalability Without Limits for Big Data

Enterprise-scale data integration has what it takes to handle the volume, variety, and velocity of big data

March 7, 2014 | by Robert Routzahn, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Information Integration & Governance, IBM
Enterprise-scale data integration has what it takes to handle the volume, variety, and velocity of big data

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