Allocating IT budget is a tricky business. Companies need to make choices and manage investment tradeoffs. However, recent Aberdeen research suggests that foundational activities to protect, oversee and manage the data environment through a unified approach to data governance can produce enticing
Today’s most successful companies think differently about data governance. Recent Aberdeen research suggests that top-performing companies are those that create a more holistic approach to data governance, incorporating the right technologies, processes, skill sets and internal capabilities.
Organizations are collecting terabytes of data, so it’s not surprising that organizations are scrambling to identify a data management solution that fits their unique environment. The freedom of choosing the right data source to fit an organization’s data storage strategy is the key to robust data
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.
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.
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
If you’re truly data-driven, how often do you make a critical decision based solely on information from one part of the company? At the organizational level, how valuable is data when decision makers have to rely on IT (not to mention a tangle of technical and bureaucratic red tape) just to access
A decade ago, governance was dictated and enacted by a select group of people. Today, while the principles of governance are largely owned by the same select group of people, everyone has a hand and shared responsibility in the enactment and fulfillment of governance.
No matter what site you search, it’s pretty clear that self service data is a top trend in the data market today. The knowledge and insight that we can obtain from data is truly a secret weapon. But the challenge is making the data available while keeping it trusted and governed.
Data, insights, cloud, agile, analytics. These are all terms that get thrown around a lot in technology these days. But the truth is that unless you can combine some or all of these concepts, the bottom line benefit to your business will likely not as great as you may expect.