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EIM Framework Components and Dependencies

Every enterprise data / information management program contains aspects of several component areas, and each program should leverage the alignments and dependencies between these components for their maximum benefits and value to the organization. Many organizations find that using an

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Guiding Principles of Enterprise Information Management

Every organization needs an enterprise approach to manage its data assets; every program should be based on common guiding principles Many organizations struggle to obtain the full benefits of their Enterprise Information Management (EIM) initiative by approaching the framework components

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Tips to Sell Data Management to Executives

Persuading executives, managers, and other leaders about the need for data management and its components is as important as the best practices themselves.  Data Management professionals attending educational events such as TDWI, EDW DAMA, Data Governance Conference, International Oracle Users

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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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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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Implementing an Enterprise Data Services Office

Development of a data-centric enterprise architecture requires a new approach to data management, one that respects business requirements. Introduction Moving toward a data-centric enterprise architecture also affects relationships between data stakeholders and requires rethinking the data management organization and rules.

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Observations on Enterprise Information Management

The concept of enterprise information management includes all the disciplines that allow an organization to manage data and information as assets for a variety of purposes. Introduction Enterprise information management is one of the hottest topics in information technology (IT)

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Data Strategy Concepts

Every organization needs a data strategy to develop and use the value of its data and information assets.  Developing a data strategy requires executive commitment and perseverance to an enterprise view of data’s capabilities. Introduction If you speak with many

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Enterprise Data Strategy

An enterprise data strategy should be part of every organization’s strategic development.  A data strategy ensures the organization uses its data and information to support business goals. Introduction Most organizations have a business strategy: a plan of how the company

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Observations on Data Strategy

A data strategy can contribute to an organization’s information strategic plan, and arrange for the productive use of the data asset. Introduction A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) was approached by the CEO and asked for an accounting of the company’s

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