I recently spoke with a healthcare CIO to explore his perspective on the challenges of managing reference data. The points he raised reminded me of a similar conversation almost two years ago, although the two conversations had very different origins. I think the convergence of thinking stems from
Managing reference data in a healthcare system or a payer organization is not easy. While trying to wrap my head around this vexing requirement, I pondered how many coding systems I’ve learned in my health information management career.
Despite still being 39 (I celebrate the anniversary of my
As the big data conversation matures, it’s starting to sound a bit familiar. Words like “governance” and “trust” are becoming more prevalent as organizations move from big data theory to practice.
Organizations see huge opportunity in big data analytics, but they’re finding that insights are
When organizations don't have trust in their data, they don't act upon it. With more companies looking to use big data to get richer insights, the question of "Can I trust these data?" arises more frequently. David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere, talks about how good
Big Data Bytes is a videochat where we look at some of the hot articles, blog posts, and social chatter about topics related to big data. For Friday, May 31, 2013, our special guest was Richard Lee (@InfoMgmtExec), Managing Partner of the consultancy, IMECS, LLC, and frequent speaker on issues
In the world of information management, we think a lot about the critical connection between good information and good decisions. After all, we know that the very best analytics, when applied to information that is inaccurate and out of date, can lead to decisions that send a business in the wrong
When IT and business leaders talk about big data, information governance is not typically at the top of the list of conversation topics. Some practitioners dismiss it out of hand as impractical for enormous quantities of data. Some say governance of big data would cross the line between just-right
Big Data Bytes is a weekly videochat where we look at some of the hot articles, blog posts, and social chatter about topics related to big data. For Friday, May 17, 2013, our guests were Frank Fillmore (@ffillmorejr), Founder and President of The Fillmore Group, and Tom Deutsch (@thomasdeutsch),