Governance

Big data ethics

April 15, 2014
Big data will change the face of modern society through the act of datafication. This will also require careful consideration on the possible misuse of this data. Read More

Managing the lifecycle of big data

April 11, 2014
You might not think of data as a living thing, but it does have a life cycle. For some data, it's fleeting, but other data may live for decades. How do you determine how long to keep data and how to handle it while it's in your care?  Read More

Privacy Corner, April 2014: The role of trust as it applies to privacy

April 4, 2014
Trust relies on many factors with privacy being the most critical. Read More

Leaky plumbing: Thoughts on the 2014 Gartner MDM Conference in Europe

April 3, 2014
I recently attended the Gartner Master Data Management conference in Europe. Andrew White, a senior Gartner analyst, shared a statistic during the opening keynote presentation that stuck with me—the statistic is this: Read More

Justifying MDM beyond cost savings to enable big data and analytics (part nine)

March 28, 2014
In the marketing segmentation scenario we discussed in my last blog post, cost savings from improved mailings did not provide enough savings to make an MDM project profitable. Read More

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

Building a big data team

March 28, 2014
Big data projects often involve exploring new business challenges and using new technology alongside existing applications. But who is doing this work? What skills and personalities are needed? Read More

A more complex example for MDM ROI (part eight)

March 25, 2014
In my last post, I discussed a relatively simple business case scenario where an enterprise intends to implement MDM because their current process heavily relies on a th Read More

Include ethics when teaching big data

March 24, 2014
IBM’s Technical Consultancy Group led this academic colloquium last week on big data and analytics to collaborate with UK academics on research, teaching and technology. This was a high impact gathering of top-tier academic and industrial expertise discussing social, media and human-computer interaction (HCI) and teaching considerations, all addressing the topic of big data and analytics.   Read More

Big data architecture: Methods to protect identity and the citizen

March 20, 2014
IBM’s Technical Consultancy Group led this academic colloquium last week on big data and analytics to collaborate with UK academics on research, teaching and technology. The colloguium was a high impact gathering of top-tier academic and industrial expertise identifies big data architecture and methodological issues for downstream research.   Read More

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