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Data Quality & User Overrides: Shut Up and Take My Money!

Data Quality & User Overrides: Shut Up and Take My Money!


Last Tuesday a data quality vendor put out a blog post “Companies need to be educated on data quality“ that essentially said that companies need to be educated in data management.   While one of the surveys mentioned focused on financial services organizations, I think the same can be said of many industries, and you certainly don’t need […]

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Single Versions of the Truths


Good Data + Bad Process = Unpredictable Results, Bad Data + Good Process = Unpredictable Results

I just finished reading a blog by Forrester’s Connie Moore, “Do You Have a Single Version of Process?” on the Information Management website.  Having lived parts of my career in both the Business Process Management and Data Management worlds, I couldn’t agree with her more!  This piece helps to bring us back to earth regarding […]

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Why some Data Quality and MDM tools undermine Data Governance


If you ask most people involved with information management and data governance if they understand data quality you would get a resounding “yes!”  However, the true definition of what constitutes quality data is a very complex and subtle one.  Data that is “high quality” for the purpose of, say, operations may be nearly useless for […]

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Big Data or Big Problems?


Several weeks ago I attended The Wells Fargo Tech Conference, a gathering of industry leaders and investors who get together to understand the latest trends in technology. The presenters were incredible; John Chambers of Cisco, Safra Catz of Oracle, and lots of 2nd and 3rd generation entrepreneurs. Virtually every presentation hit on the top trends; […]

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See you on Google+


Some of you may have seen I tweeted last week that I deactivated my Facebook account after learning that Facebook had uploaded all of my contact information from my iPhone. Not only does my iPhone contain my personal contacts, but my business contacts as well, over 1,500 entries.  I am incredulous that Facebook would so […]

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