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3 business trends driving data governance

According to data governance leaders, Collibra, there are three major trends driving the realization that data governance is essential, rather than a nice to have. These are: The rise of the Chief Data Officer. Regulatory oversight. Business intelligence that delivers. Are these trends driving data governance in Southern Africa? Let’s examine them one by one.…

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Why are banks struggling to implement big data?

This was the topic I was asked to cover at the second annual Big Data and Analytic conference in Johannesburg earlier in July. Of course, the event targeted Southern African banking and insurance representatives and my focus was on our market. I do not work for a bank, although we have a number of banking…