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14 Aug, 2019

Metadata based ETL Transforms Data Integration

14 August, 2019
Fred Zimmerman
Data Integration

Metadata-based extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) can support a new approach to any organization’s data integration and development practices Introduction Traditional extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) software is a computer programming tool that enables a developer to create custom ETL code. Custom coding is a management challenge with expensive overhead and complex coordin


7 Aug, 2019

Most Popular Phishing Scams

07 August, 2019
Paul Bedford
Data Strategy

With cyber-crime on the rise and sophistication levels escalating, educating people against the most common attacks is essential Introduction Phishing is a technique that is used to get confidential data from individuals and companies into the hands of criminals with the purpose of extracting money, cloning identities, and ruining reputations. Here are the five most common types to be vigilant aga


1 Aug, 2019

Networking for Career Success

01 August, 2019
Margaret Resce Milkint
Professional Development

Relationship-building, career management, professional networking, career development are all essential components to a successful professional career Introduction Professional networks play a vital role in career management and development. As data science evolves, data management professionals are tasked with not only mastering technical skills, but also cultivating human skills, such as the abi


17 Jul, 2019

Implementing an Enterprise Data Services Office

17 July, 2019
Charles Ngando Black
Strategy & Roadmap

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. It also suggests that the integration of these changes in an enterprise ar


2 Jul, 2019

Data Governance Program Team Structure

02 July, 2019
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Governance

Every Data Governance program needs a team to coordinate and manage its activities, and a leader to oversee the team’s responsibilities and guide its interactions with the rest of the organization   Introduction Many organizations struggle with the design and implementation of their data governance programs for a variety of reasons. They may not understand the need for an enterprise approac


26 Jun, 2019

The Basics of Data Lineage

26 June, 2019
Irina Steenbeek, Ph.D.
Metadata Management

Data Lineage is an essential component in all business metadata management. Often overlooked, the value of data lineage can be seen in many areas. Introduction There is a growing interest in data lineage for many reasons, across all areas of the enterprise data management community, especially as business metadata becomes more necessary to non-IT professionals. There are several groups of stakehol


19 Jun, 2019

Foundations of Data Extraction Transform Load (ETL)

19 June, 2019
Wayne Yaddow

Data extraction, transformation, and loading processes enable many activities in information technology projects. Understanding the concepts and practices of ETL is essential for all data and technology professionals Introduction Data extract, transform, load (ETL) is a process of copying data from one or more sources into a target system which is usually designed to represent the data differently


12 Jun, 2019

Foundations of Business Architecture

12 June, 2019
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Business Architecture

Every organization needs a business architecture – the blueprint that explains the structure of the enterprise capabilities, business processes, and information exchanges, connecting strategy with execution Introduction A Business Architecture describes the business processes and functions needed to support an enterprise’s business strategy.  It consists of requirements, principles, and model


6 Jun, 2019

Data Governance Organization and Titles

06 June, 2019
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Governance

Identifying the correct organizational structure for the data governance program and naming the roles with the proper titles will ensure credibility and visibility for data governance and data management across the organization     Introduction For many organizations, titles are one of the ways that performance is distinguished or acknowledged, while in other organizations there is no c


29 May, 2019

Effective Data Strategy Components and Steps

29 May, 2019
William B. Jenkins
Data Management

Every effective enterprise data strategy should consist of an analysis of the organization’s people, processes, technology, and organizational structure – and follow proven implementation steps. Introduction Along with understanding the concepts of a data strategy, it is important to know the parts of an enterprise data strategy.  Each organization should develop and follow the proven impleme



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