A work in progress: Toward data swamps, lakes or oceans?
Are the days of data warehouses numbered, or simply morphing into an exciting new model for data platforms?
The data asset: What’s it really worth?
All data has intrinsic worth, but its real value lies in how an organisation uses it, and whether it is fit for purpose when needed.
Getting to grips with CECL risk forecasting best practice
Organisations have the data they need, but they must move to proper data governance and management to align with global risk forecasting models.
Linking governance to compliance (and making auditors happier)
Moving data governance from a purely technical exercise to a higher level gives organisations greater oversight and supports compliance.
Metadata management is a science
Meta analytics is the new model for enabling complete data and process oversight.
Avoiding the data spaghetti junction
When data is the lifeblood of the organisation, quality content is not enough; tried and tested rules, controls and architectures are needed.
Consumer permission is not compliance
GDPR and POPI compliance demand restructuring of data management practices, and deep data and process mapping.
Benefits of GDPR compliance
The General Data Protection Regulation deadline could be a useful catalyst for getting data life cycle management back under control.
Blockchain in the compliance arsenal
Blockchain technology may support some data management efforts, but it's not a silver bullet for compliance.
Expanding data horizons
Attempting to find purposeful insights in data could be futile, unless you correlate those (often siloed) insights objectively.
Answers in no time
Internet search engines with instant query responses may have misled enterprises into believing all analytical queries should deliver split-second answers.