Four steps to transforming data

Another brief post this week on an area that we do not focus on very often: data transformation. Data transformation is a relatively mundane yet fundamental data management capability – particularly when dealing with similar data from multiple sources. Three simple examples: System A represents Male and Female and 0 and 1, while System B…

What is reasonable when it comes to PoPIA?

Another post following #ITWebGDPR2018 earlier this month. In his talk on the cost and compliance obligations of the GDPR, governance specialist Peter Hill made the point that risk, as it is referred to in the regulation, refers to risk from the perspective of the data subject. In other words, companies implementing GDPR, and PoPIA, must…

Data infrastructure optimization in a multi-cloud architecture

Infrastructure is not realy a topic on which Masterdata focusses much attention However, I found the recent post by our partner, Syncsort to be really interesting as they explored strategies for optimizing data infrastructure in a multi-cloud architecture Many of our customers are exploring cloud options for managing data. yet, infrastructure, bandwidth and cost concerns…