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21 Feb, 2018

The Poor State of Data Quality and a Solution

21 February, 2018
Thomas C. Redman
Data Quality

A CONVERSATION WITH TOM REDMAN : Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D. Data quality has been a continual challenge for almost every organization for many years. In this recap of a conversation with Dr. Thomas C. Redman, he offers a possible simple solution. AMS: Subscribers to Data Management University should study “Only 3% of Companies Data Meet Basic Quality Standards” published September 2017 by Tadhg N

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16 Feb, 2018

Differences Between Text and Big Data

16 February, 2018
William H. Inmon
Textual Data Analysis

Text and Big Data are not synonymous, regardless of attempts to force them to be considered as similar.  One of the questions that vendors love to ask (and to confuse people with) is combining / mixing Big Data and text.  The confusion becomes apparent when the question “Isn’t text the same thing as Big Data?” arises. The short answer is that text can be placed inside Big Data, but Big Da

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19 Jan, 2018

Is Data Theft Your Biggest Information Governance Nightmare?

19 January, 2018
Christopher J. Michael
Data Security

Data theft is a serious risk for every organization, regardless of industry or size. Establishing a strong Information Governance framework to defend against this risk is an essential practice. Introduction According to the Washington Post, Insurance Journal and other business sources, a recent study Data Theft by Employees Affects 69% of Businesses of 208 organizations revealed 69 percent “

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9 Jan, 2018

Variations on Textual Data

09 January, 2018
William H. Inmon
Textual Data Analysis

Textual data comes in a variety of formats, which information technology (IT) specialists and end-users must be aware of and address when developing and using textual solutions. When you ask a person about processing text, the usual reaction is to simply say – “well you just read text…”  Most people do not give a second thought to reading text.  They think that text is just text and that

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18 Dec, 2017

Difficult Decisions in Business Analysis: Truth or Dare

18 December, 2017
Dagmar Anne Cole, CBAP
Business Analysis

The Business Analyst plays “Truth or Dare.” Does Dare accept the challenge of an impossible task and possibly discover hidden opportunity or accept the conventional truth and bypass the challenge? Introduction In the game Truth or Dare, a player either responds to a question by telling the truth or is dared to complete a difficult task. Often, the Business Analyst is caught in a game of Truth

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8 Dec, 2017

Foundations of Business Analysis

08 December, 2017
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Business Analysis

Business Analysis is an essential skill that every successful organization must have, since it focuses on determining solutions to business problems using process and proven techniques. Introduction Business analysis is the collection of activities that allow an organization to examine their goals and objectives, and the processes they must use to achieve those goals and objectives. It is the set

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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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