. Data Management University Blog - EWSolutions

Teaching Data Management Since 1998

Data Management University

Request a free consultation with a DMU Expert

Search DMU Library

DATA MANAGEMENT MOMENTS

2 - 3 Minute Data Management Videos

1 Jul, 2008

Global Project Management Office Implementation Part 3

01 July, 2008
Waffa Karkukly
Project Management

Project Management Office (PMO) implementations require four elements to ensure successful planning, execution and measurement of the PMO function Introduction There are four elements that help organizations and individuals working in a Project Management Office (PMO) to establish assessment criteria, prepare for execution, develop an action plan, and measure the benefits of a global project manag

416 views

0 comments

1 Jul, 2008

Data Security on the Ethics of “Inappropriate Curiosity”

01 July, 2008
James McQuade
Organization

Ethical challenges to data usage can arise from many sources, including "inappropriate curiosity." All organizations should enforce good ethical data management behaviors. Introduction Early reports have been disheartening. Several contractors for the Federal Government Department of State have been disciplined and dismissed for “inappropriate curiosity” over data held in their charge. What we

437 views

0 comments

1 Oct, 2007

Global Project Management Office Implementation Part 2

01 October, 2007
Waffa Karkukly
Project Management

Challenges to Project Management Office (PMO) implementation can be addressed by following best practices and proven techniques Introduction Creating and designing (planning) a Project Management  Office (PMO) is half of the work - seeing it through (executing) is the work itself and it is a very important component for any newly established PMO. Furthermore, understanding the challenges that sur

378 views

0 comments

1 Jul, 2007

Project Risk Assessment in Uncertain Organizational Climates

01 July, 2007
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Project Management

Project risk assessment and management are important project management activities. All project managers should assess risk for every project and manage it appropriately. Introduction Risk assessment is often one of the most neglected yet most important areas of project management . This is largely because many project managers have not taken the time at the onset of the project to properly assess

316 views

0 comments

1 Jul, 2007

Global Project Management Office Implementation Part 1

01 July, 2007
Waffa Karkukly
Project Management

Global Project Management Office (PMO) development and implementation requires planning and support to ensure successful implementation Introduction There has been a growth in the Project Management  Office (PMO) market and PMOs seem mushrooming everywhere in every organization. The good news is it is about time the PMO function started to take a prominent role within the various industries and a

1,300 views

0 comments

1 Apr, 2007

Benefits of an EIM Initiative

01 April, 2007
Michael F. Jennings
Data Management

Through the development of an enterprise information management program, organizations can realize many business benefits and manage data as an asset. Introduction More and more companies are coming to the realization that an Enterprise Information / Data Management (EIM)  initiative provides a critical foundation that is essential to meet today’s many business challenges. A fundamental asset o

546 views

0 comments

1 Apr, 2007

Performance Benefits of Surrogate Keys in Dimensional Models

01 April, 2007
Pete Stiglich
Data Warehousing

There are many benefits to implementing surrogate keys in a dimensional model design for a data warehouse data model Introduction There are many reasons for implementing surrogate keys in Dimensional Models (enterprise data modeling) such as insulating dimensions from changes to source systems and enabling historical versioning of dimension members. However, query performance in the data warehouse

484 views

0 comments

1 Oct, 2006

Data Governance Maturity Overview

01 October, 2006
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Governance

Using a data governance maturity model to assess and continually measure the performance of the data governance program can give any organization tactical and strategic benefits. Introduction Generally, data governance  is a long-term strategic initiative, but data governance can also deliver short-term, tactical benefits. The need for both strategic and tactical approaches to data governance con

554 views

0 comments

1 Jul, 2006

Fundamentals of the Capability Maturity Model

01 July, 2006
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
Data Management

Using a framework such as a Capability Maturity Model (CMM) brings many benefits to any organization, for any project or program. Introduction Would you eat in a restaurant that had not been inspected periodically by the local inspector? Of course, you would not – because you could not be sure that the restaurant followed the best sanitary practices as a matter of routine. But passing the inspec

431 views

0 comments

1 Jul, 2006

Security Threats in the Data Warehouse Environment

01 July, 2006
Michael F. Jennings
ETL

Data warehouse implementations are vulnerable to internal as well as external security threats.  Follow these mitigating steps to reduce the risks. Introduction Security threats exist against your information resources, whether the systems are accessible through the Internet or buried deep within your internal network, available only to authorized users, including the enterprise data warehouse 

1,219 views

0 comments

 

View all podcasts

View Our Podcasts

DMU provides regular podcasts of our best webinars, expert speaking events and our 3 minute Data Management Moment teaching videos.

WordPress Image Lightbox