Blogs

Can data governance create user satisfaction?

Can data governance create user satisfaction?

October 3, 2017 | by Michael Lock, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Aberdeen
Companies have a choice when it comes to their strategy for data governance. Aberdeen research shows that it can be onerous and bureaucratic, or it can be liberating and empowering.
Face it, privacy affects us all

Face it, privacy affects us all

September 28, 2017 | by Richard Hogg, Global GDPR & Governance Offerings Evangelist, IBM
GDPR brings into force a raising of the bar across all 28 member states of the EU across the duties, privileges and obligations on and around personal data and its protection. The scope includes anyone in the EU, long term or temporary, on and around their personal data.

Transforming governance in the insights era

September 28, 2017 | by Ron Reuben, Offering Manager, IBM Analytics
There’s a revolution taking place within information governance. This change is driven by the growing needs of business users, and the recognition that trusted, high-quality, easy-to-find data can be the differentiator that drives better business outcomes.  
Accelerating time-to-market with fabricated test data

Accelerating time-to-market with fabricated test data

September 25, 2017 | by Kenneth Duemig, Worldwide Sale Lead Analytics/Optim, IBM
Protecting personal and sensitive data is vital. But, understanding the regulatory environment and available tools is just the first step. There are still challenges when building and managing test data environments. Here's how to overcome them.
IBM Business Intelligence ranks highly... But here's what matters most

IBM Business Intelligence ranks highly... But here's what matters most

September 21, 2017 | by Roberta Wakerell, Business Analytics Client Success, IBM
The most recent BARC Score report ranks business intelligence (BI) vendors, but more notably states your BI platform must be strategic and able to span requirements.
Begin your cognitive enterprise journey at DataWorks Summit Sydney

Begin your cognitive enterprise journey at DataWorks Summit Sydney

August 31, 2017 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
The power of machine learning, data science and big data is no longer considered a hype or fad. It’s a reality and it’s impacting the bottom lines of businesses.
Protect your customer data with relevant test data

Protect your customer data with relevant test data

August 29, 2017 | by Kenneth Duemig, Worldwide Sale Lead Analytics/Optim, IBM
At a time when data breaches and personalized, sensitive data leaks are receiving great focus, individuals and governments alike are pushing hard on the business community to do more to protect citizens' rights and the sensitive customer data these companies maintain.
Companies that share data can’t ignore governance

Companies that share data can’t ignore governance

August 28, 2017 | by Michael Lock, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Aberdeen
Some people think of master data management (MDM) purely as a platform for organizing and mobilizing enterprise information. While this is true, leading companies view MDM more as a philosophy or a set of best practices, not just a suite of software tools.
The Data Governance Story: How to develop Policies & Rules

The data governance story: How to develop policies & rules

August 7, 2017 | by Marc Haber, Offering Manager, IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, IBM
If information is paramount, it becomes our collective responsibility to nurture, develop, secure and protect information. One should nurture and develop information so that it is well formed, mature and timely; and secure and protect information so that it is valued and guarded, not shared or...
ITIQ Spotlight with Justin Saul

ITIQ spotlight with Justin Saul

July 20, 2017 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
It’s no secret that most successful businesses today depend on data—and that’s more true of technology companies and start-ups than any other segment. The ability to analyze information, derive insight quickly, and make confident, timely decisions can often help a software company break into a new...