Archive | April, 2012
This is not a pipe by Magritte

This Post Is Not About Big Data


Big Data is clearly the buzzword du jour in the information management space right now. I read a great article by Jim Ericson a few days ago where he talked about the hype around big data and how vendors, consultants and analysts have glommed on to (my word) the term and its pervasiveness in all […]

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Don’t Boil the Data Governance Ocean


In a recent blog post, a Forrester analyst suggested that organizations should create a combined program for “information governance” that would cover governing both data and content. The premise is that there should be enough common ground and similarities in the two governance programs such that organizations can create “an information governance framework that will […]

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Get it Done, Right, the First Time (or at least from now on)


I recently read a great blog by Aaron Zornes, “Go Governance, Go Early”, in which Aaron called out the need for the discipline of a Master Data Governance to coincide with the deployment of an MDM solution. I couldn’t agree more! Data Stewards are not the only people in your organization affected by master data, so why […]

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