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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…

Ataccama Puts Its Name on the Data Map

When Roman Kucera joined Ataccama over a decade go, the company had a single product: a data quality tool. Today, Kucera is the CTO, and Ataccama sells a range of products, including a data catalog, ETL, MDM, and data go Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Quick: Name a company that made its name in the 1990s and 2000s by providing data integration tools for enterprise analytics running in on-prem data centers, but has since pivoted the cloud and was even named Snowflake†Read more…

Enterprise-Wide Data Governance through Governed Global Catalogs

In our previous story, we asserted that consumer data, arguably today’s most valuable asset, must be of good quality and be protected by safeguards to comply with privacy regulations. We demonstrated how master data ma Read more…

Governing Consumer Data to Improve Quality and Enforce Privacy

Consumer data is at the center of today’s digital economy. Arguably, it has become the world’s most valuable resource. Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the world’s mos Read more…

Building the Enterprise-Ready Data Lake: What It Takes To Do It Right

The last year has seen a significant growth in the number of companies launching data lake initiatives as their first mainstream production Hadoop-based project. This isn’t surprising given the compelling technical an Read more…

Transcending Regulatory Compliance: Creating Business Value from Data Governance

Data governance has emerged to the forefront of financial services ever since this vertical became inundated with increasing and evolving regulations, penalties, and regulatory entities at the end of the last decade. Str Read more…

Finding a Single Version of Truth Within Big Data

There seems to be an implicit promise associated with the rise of big data analytics: By taking more measurements and calculations, that we can deliver deeper insights atop source data, and do so at quicker intervals tha Read more…

The Land of a Thousand Big Data Lakes

The prospect of storing and processing all of one's data in an enterprise data lake running on Hadoop is gaining momentum, particularly when it comes to today's massive unstructured data flows. However, given what we kno Read more…

Paxata Debuts Data Quality Tools at Strata

One of the vendors hoping to use this week's Strata + Hadoop World conference as a springboard to big data fame and fortune is Paxata, a California startup that is applying social media technologies, like pattern recognition and graph analysis, to the problem of data quality. Paxata officially came out of stealth mode today by announcing a partnership with Tableau and an $8 million B series round of funding. Read more…

Utility Companies Riding Data Current

Utility companies are driving significant innovation in big data technologies—and not just because of the volume of data they handle. While data sizes are still important, especially considering that smart meters collect data at higher volume and frequency.... Read more…

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