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16 Nov, 2017

4 Workforce Thoughts for Information Governance

16 November, 2017
Christopher J. Michael
Records and Information Management

Did you know the greatest threat to information governance and security is your own employees? Introduction The 2015 Data Breach Forecast by Experian found that employees were the main cause of about 60% of security incidents.  Although this type of breach doesn’t make the news in the same way that outside hackers do, the threat of malicious insiders, unauthorized use of cloud services and tool

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3 Nov, 2017

Evolution of Textual Data

03 November, 2017
William H. Inmon
Textual Data Analysis

Evolutions occur gradually, and the evolution of textual data's capabilities has shown the value inherent in it, despite the limitations of traditional database management systems The least obvious time to be aware that you are witnessing an evolution is in the middle of the evolution. Evolutions occur gradually and naturally, to the point that they just seem natural to the witnesses to the evolut

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17 Oct, 2017

Examining Data Privacy Impact Assessments

17 October, 2017
Catherine Nolan
Data Security

A Privacy Impact Assessment, or PIA, is an analysis of how personally identifiable information (PII) is collected, used, shared, and maintained Introduction Along with all the other acronyms concerning privacy, PII (Personally Identifiable Information), GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), DPO (Data Protection Officer), COPPA, (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), and many others, an

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27 Sep, 2017

Building a Rock Solid Data and Analytics Strategy

27 September, 2017
Patricia L. Saporito
Analytics

Every organization’s analytics strategy should be connected to its data strategy; and every organization should have a data strategy that supports its business strategy Introduction Like the lyrics in the children’s song Dem Bones, “the hip bone’s connected to the thigh bone”, your data strategy is connected to your analytics strategy – or it should be! Further, your analytics strategy

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5 Sep, 2017

A Continuing Struggle with Enterprise Architecture

05 September, 2017
John A. Zachman
Architecture

Proper enterprise architecture must include business focus and business involvement, and models of business requirements at all levels are needed as well as models for hardware, software, network, data, etc.… Introduction Recently, I received a letter from a friend of mine who was valiantly trying to initiate some architectural activity in a very large enterprise within a very important industry

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24 Aug, 2017

Realizing Optimal Value from Cloud Migration

24 August, 2017
Peter Stiglich
Database Operations

  Realizing the most value from cloud migration can be achieved through adopting a new architecture to suit legacy and current databases Introduction Cloud adoption rates continue to increase due to the cost savings, flexibility, reliability, scalability, and often improved security that can be accomplished using a cloud solution. A PaaS (platform as a service) approach can be used to host ex

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14 Aug, 2017

Choosing a Database Management System or a Query Engine

14 August, 2017
Steve Sarsfield
Architecture

Database management systems and query engines may seem to be suited for analytics. However, it is important to understand the technical and business requirements for the solution before choosing. Introduction As we travel through life, we are constantly assessing our choices. Should you eat that salad, or opt for the burger? Should you marry your partner or seek greener pastures elsewhere? All of

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21 Jul, 2017

Challenges of Data Warehouse Re-Architecture

21 July, 2017
Bruce D. Johnson
Data Warehousing

Data warehouse / business intelligence / analytics environments require business and IT cooperation for successful architecture and design Introduction In working with many large corporations across a variety of industries, it is clear that we all face the reality of re-architecting data warehouses, whether we want to admit it or not. Since data warehouses are business driven (rethink your strateg

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17 Jul, 2017

The Increasing Importance of Metadata and Lineage

17 July, 2017
Darshil Mehta
Metadata Management

The increasing value of data and information demonstrates the need to know the lineage of the data and its metadata to understand its relevance to operations and decisions Introduction The data landscape is changing faster than before. Big data, legacy data, external data, internal data, data of data and much more; organizations want to use all possible types of data where they can because there i

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17 Jul, 2017

Foundations of Database Operations

17 July, 2017
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Database Operations

Database operations is the development, maintenance, and support of structured data to maximize the value of data across the organization. This function includes database support and data technology management. Introduction The management of database operations provide support to the organization for its data and information, from data acquisition to data purging. Database support is at the heart

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