information governance

3 steps to successful healthcare consumer engagement

March 28, 2014
There are many paths to actively engaging consumers in their health and wellness, and the ONC Patient Matching Final report provided yet another avenue. Read More

ONC Patient Identification and Matching Report: The journey continues

March 11, 2014
Patient matching requires a solution that includes people, process and technology. There is no silver bullet such as a national patient identifier. Read More

Real-time analytics: See it at HIMSS

February 20, 2014
HIMSS14 attendees are in for a treat this year; in addition to the amazing educational sessions and exhibits, visitors will have the opportunity to an exciting story about real-time analytics for research and data quality. Read More

Are You Taking Big Data Out of Context?

October 28, 2013
Big data means more data – from more sources, in more formats. It also involves data that is created at a more rapid pace. All of those factors make it harder to establish context. Where did this data come from? How much do you trust it? What steps were taken to correct, or massage, the data? Read More

No Security? No Data! Big Problem!

October 7, 2013
Protecting and security sensitive big data is necessary to ensure data is shared for new forms of analysis. Read More

Living the Big Data Dream: Confidence, Confidentiality and Continuous Automation in the 21st Century

September 26, 2013
Big data is about much more than scaling, accelerating and broadening your analytic applications. Read More

Darwin Meets Big Data: Evolution of Roles and Rules

September 25, 2013
At a recent IBM event focused on building confidence in big data, a highlight was a wide-ranging discussion by a panel with very diverse background Read More

Perfect is the Enemy of Good when Building Big Data Confidence

September 24, 2013
Confidence in big data is highly variable. Some data sources have inherent uncertainty. So why shouldn’t you spend as much time as needed to make big data perfect? Time. You simply don’t have enough time to sort out every data irregularity, every ambiguity, every incomplete attribute. Read More

Confidence in Big Data

September 20, 2013
Confidence (aka Veracity) in Big Data is one of the central themes that has emerged recently in the Information Governance community. Read More

Openness: Bringing Greater Transparency and Agility to the Smarter Planet

September 19, 2013
Openness is where the world is headed. It’s the core principle in truly agile governance of a dynamic, complex, smarter planet. Openness means many things to many people. From a big-data perspective, we can break down the key dimensions of openness as follows: Read More