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The Rise and Fall of Data Governance (Again)

Data governance has had more than its fair share of spins through the hype cycle. It burst on the scene in the late 90s with metadata management as a seemingly silver bullet for making data actionable and trustworthy. Read more…

Data Culture Report: More Investment Needed, Alation Says

Organizations are beginning to realize how important building a sustainable data culture is to their on-going success and what it takes to get there, but they’re still not investing enough to actually build the data cu Read more…

Finding the Data Access Governance Sweet Spot

In part one of this two-part series, I presented the three most common “tried and failed” approaches that large enterprises take to implementing data access controls to increase security and enable compliance with ev Read more…

The Modernization of Data Engineering at Capital One

Like many enterprises, Capital One Financial Corp. is in the process of democratizing employee access to data to improve profitability, lower risk, and increase customer satisfaction. But lowering the barriers to data ac Read more…

What to Look for in a Data Catalog

There’s no mistaking it: Data catalogs are hot. The product category has exploded in recent years as a way to drive data discovery and, increasingly, to control access to data. But how do you select the right data cata Read more…

MLOps Pays Dividends for New York Life

Machine learning has the potential to generate millions of dollars in savings and revenue growth for organizations. Nobody in the data business doubts that anymore. But unless ML models are actually put into production, Read more…

Data Intelligence Focus Rewarding for Collibra

What the world needs now, according to Collibra co-founder and CEO Felix Van de Maele, is a hefty dose of data intelligence. That is, it needs an intelligent approach to managing, governing, tracking, and securing data, Read more…

Security, Privacy, and Governance at the Data Crossroads in ‘22

Keeping a handle on your growing pile of data isn’t easy in the best of circumstances. Luckily, we live in a world full of COVID-19, GDPR, a looming Metaverse, and the Great Resignation, which keeps the purveyors of se Read more…

How Unified Data Access Governance Will Determine the Winners and Losers in the New Data Economy

Given the critical role data plays in helping companies achieve growth and competitive advantage, it's no wonder that companies have been migrating their analytical workloads to the cloud. Cloud not only relieves compani Read more…

Conquering the Data Fragmentation Problem in Our Newly Wired World

Ever since COVID-19 gripped the world last year, one thing has become abundantly clear: the way we work has changed irrevocably. We proved that long-term remote work can be effective and many of us are unlikely to go bac Read more…

Progress Spotted in Data Culture Development

Among the variables impacting data-driven business success, the speed at which a company adopts what’s described as a “data culture” is perhaps one of the least understood phenomena. It’s one reason why Alation p Read more…

Alation Springs Into Data Governance

Alation is best known as a data catalog company. But due to heavy demand from its data catalog customers, Alation today launched a data governance tool to help them better manage and govern their data. When paired with t Read more…

In Search of the Modern Data Stack

The modern data stack is many things to many people. It’s multi-cloud! It’s the data mesh! It’s BI plus AI! To get a better visibility into just what the modern data stack is, how it’s evolving, and why it all ma Read more…

Is Your Data Safe? How To Assess and Reduce Your Data Risk

Data is one of any company’s most valuable assets — but it’s probably the one we understand the least. We have codes and inspections for physical infrastructure, we have satisfaction surveys for employees, we even Read more…

Alation Named Snowflake Data Governance Partner of the Year for 2021

June of 2021 was a big month for Alation. Not only did we announce having raised $110M in funding at a $1.2B valuation, we also advanced our partnership with Snowflake. Together, Snowflake and Alation help joint customer Read more…

What’s the Big IDea? A Single Platform for Privacy, Security, and Governance

Companies today are struggling to manage their sprawling data estates, and to minimize the risks that they pose. Vendors are furiously building tools to help ease that pain. But the disconnected nature of point-tool deve Read more…

Data Integrity a Major Concern, Precisely Says

Companies are facing considerable headwinds when it comes to their analytics and AI strategies, particularly when it comes to the data, according to Precisely’s new report, titled “Data Integrity Trends: Chief Data O Read more…

Master Data Management: Three Paths to Creating a Successful, Low-Risk Program

The biggest danger to a nascent master data management (MDM) program is starting with the wrong objectives, even though they can often sound quite right. While well-intentioned, unclear business objectives--such as creat Read more…

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