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20 Oct, 2015

Foundations of Data Integration

20 October, 2015
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Integration

Data Integration is an essential activity that allows an organization to combine data from disparate sources into a unified version for a variety of uses.  Proper data integration starts at architecture, includes understanding requirements and the data, and ends with trusted valid results.   Introduction Data integration is the collection of technical and business processes used to combine d

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20 Oct, 2015

Business Processes and Logical Process Modeling Overview

20 October, 2015
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Architecture

Business process modeling is an important component of business analysis, and enables organizations to understand the processes that manage the flow of data and information. Introduction To enable an information system to provide optimum benefits, the architect, designer and programmers must thoroughly understand the data and processes needed.  An excellent way to gain this understanding and prep

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16 May, 2017

Reference and Master Data Management

16 May, 2017
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Reference & Master Data Mgt

Reference and master data provide the contextual capabilities for transactional data.  Managing reference and master data enables organizations to understand operational data and analyze disparately collected data effectively. Introduction Reference and Master Data is the collection of generally non-transactional data that gives context to transactions, and provides connection points between and

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20 Mar, 2015

Foundations of Data Warehousing

20 March, 2015
David Marco
Data Warehousing

Data warehousing is the proven architecture for delivering subject-oriented, stable, analytical information for decision making.  Effective data warehouse development provides many business benefits. Introduction A data warehouse is an enviroment that combines an integrated decision support database with software to collect, cleanse, transform, and store data from a variety of operational and ext

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20 Feb, 2015

Data Governance Assessments

20 February, 2015
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Governance

Evaluating the current state of data governance practices is an excellent way to learn about the organization's approach to managing data as an asset, and to improve data governance performance. Introduction Organizations considering a new approach to data governance frequently wonder about the current state of their data governance efforts.  The enterprise may have started a data governance prog

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20 Oct, 2014

Enterprise Data Management Assessment

20 October, 2014
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Management

Assessing the current state of an organization's data management efforts can lead to awareness of strengths, areas of improvement and paths to progress Introduction Many organizations have begun to explore the need for an enterprise data management strategy to leverage the value of the data and information they collect, store, use, and propagate.  In addition, executives have started to see the i

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20 Sep, 2014

Business Rules Overview

20 September, 2014
David Marco
Business Rules

Business rules tell an organization what activities it should perform to achieve a defined and desired result.  Business rules should be documented to be most effective across the organization. Introduction At their highest level, business rules tell an organization what activities it should perform to achieve a defined and desired result.  Many organizations first develop a business strategy to

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20 Jan, 2014

Foundations of Data Security

20 January, 2014
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Best Practices

Effective data security ensures that the right people can use and update data as it was intended to be used, and that all inappropriate access and update is prohibited.   Introduction Protecting sensitive data is the ultimate goal of all information technology and data security practices; some major objectives would be to avoid identity theft, protect data privacy, prevent resource / financia

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20 Aug, 2013

Foundations of Data Quality Management

20 August, 2013
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Quality

Data quality is a function of data's fitness for use to a particular purpose in a given context; measured against stated requirements or guidelines.  High data quality engenders trust in operational and strategic decisions.   Introduction Data quality is a perception or an assessment of data’s fitness to serve its purpose in a given context (Thomas C. Redman, 2008).  It is an essential ch

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20 Jul, 2013

Foundations of Data Governance

20 July, 2013
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Governance

Data governance is the foundational component of the enterprise data management function.  It is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and standards for managing data and information across and within the organization. Introduction Data governance is the planning, oversight, and control over management of data and the use of data and data-related resources, and the develo

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