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Data one of 4 trends to watch in 2015 – Forrester Research

[Tweet this video] Data is one of four technology trends highlighted by a 2015 Forrester trends report. I agree. Factors such as compliance, big data, customer experience management, geocoding, privacy, cloud), and even, mobility, all have an underlying data theme. According to report, data will trend in high performance environments because it is fundamental to new interactions…

Happy 2015: May the data be with you!

I’m sure we are all feeling lazy over the holidays so I thought I would cheat by highlighting Dr Thomas Redman’s (@thedatadoc1) great video – Two Minutes that Matter in Data. A simple insight that gets to the crux of why data is a business problem To learn more from Dr Redman check out his online courses Crafting…

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Why do you need data governance?

I am increasingly being asked to assist companies to implement data governance. On the plus side: It is great that data governance is receiving attention. On the negative side: Almost without exception these requests are coming from IT. While I support the principle that IT can drive data governance, most of these teams suffer from…