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
Every organization, in every industry, should adopt a data-literate culture. What does that mean? How can data literacy be socialized in existing organizations? Introduction In many organizations, data is the product. In most other enterprises, data is an essential component
Organizations that want to realize the value of their data and information as enterprise assets should consider forming and sustaining an Enterprise Data / Information Management Program Office or Center of Excellence. Introduction Many organizations decide that implementing some form
Metadata management is one of the foundational components of an enterprise data management initiative. Many organizations struggle with its incorporation into their data management processes. Introduction Metadata is “data about data.” It is the context for the raw data content.
Through the development of an enterprise information management program, organizations can realize many business benefits and manage data as an asset. Introduction More and more companies are coming to the realization that an Enterprise Information / Data Management (EIM) initiative
Five Commandments of practical data management can ensure that fundamental best practices are followed consistently Introduction Commandments are like best practices (see the DAMA-DMBOK©); they are basic performance statements. In data management there are some practical, fundamental administrative rules for