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Points to Consider in a Data Strategy

So many organizations do not have a basic component for success in the information age: an enterprise data strategy.  The risks of not having and implementing a data strategy are immense. The topic of a data strategy is almost as

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Smart Data Distancing – A Necessity or a Myth?

Applying some habits from “social distancing” to data could have a variety of benefits for any organization As an adage goes, “Desperate situations call for desperate measures”. The driving force for many new opportunities arise from unforeseen circumstances. The term

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Sustainable IT Can Improve Profits and Planet

Using sustainable approaches in information technologies, especially with business intelligence and analytics initiatives, can help organizations improve the planet and their profits Sustainability is a general term, usually associated with “green” initiatives that address governance of our planet.  It includes

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A New View of Data Ethics

A new definition of data integrity focuses on adherence to an ethical approach to managing and using data, an objective and unbiased view One of the main areas of responsibility for anyone concerned with the management of data is the

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Understanding Data Literacy

Data Literacy is the ability to read, work with, analyze, and argue with data. Much like literacy as a general concept, data literacy focuses on the competencies involved in working with data. Stated simply, data literacy means that a person

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Components of a Data Office

Since a Data Office has become a reality in many organizations, what are the foundational components of a successful data office? Moving towards a data-centric enterprise architecture affects relationships among the organization’s data stakeholders and requires rethinking the data management

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Remain Focused on Data Management Fundamentals

Application of data management fundamentals in a changing environment will contribute to a winning record Introduction In the movie Bull Durham the manager of the Durham Bulls, the film’s minor league baseball team said, “This is a simple game: You

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Textual Search and Analysis

Textual search and textual analysis are related, but they are not synonymous. Introduction For many years, text has been the great “black hole” of computer technology. There have been many reasons why text has proven to be such a great

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