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Designing Data Governance

Designing Data Governance

In our last entry, we talked about assessment.  Now we’re moving into the design phase of our information management program.  Here, …

Leveraging Big Data in a Small Business

Leveraging Big Data in a Small Business

It’s no secret that big data is a loaded concept that requires a great deal of unpacking to understand and utilize correctly. Despite the …

Saving a Failing Data Governance Program

Saving a Failing Data Governance Program

Data Governance programs tend to take a long time to get started, to gain momentum and to demonstrate measurable value to the organization. …

Is Data Governance a Marathon or a Sprint?

Is Data Governance a Marathon or a Sprint?

Why compare Data Governance and Data Management with running?  Firstly, I am passionate about both topics. Secondly, mindset for both are …


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What Alice in Wonderland Can Teach Us About Data Analytics

What Alice in Wonderland Can Teach Us About Data Analytics

Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get …

MDM Requires These Data Governance Activities

MDM Requires These Data Governance Activities

Many organizations seem to be confused in how to implement a master data management (MDM) program. The MDM program is complex given that it …

Too Many Meanings, Not Enough Words

Too Many Meanings, Not Enough Words

How many words are there in the English language? The Oxford Dictionaries answers this question with a very strong “it depends”: it …

Critical Thinking and Data Quality

Critical Thinking and Data Quality

There is an increasing amount of data becoming available that can support decision making. However, more data is not necessarily more …


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