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14 January, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Data Governance Best Practices

Your data assets are vital to the success of your business. Are your data management practices as good as they can be? This article explores the nature of data governance and explains the key data governance best practices to keep in mind when developing and implementing a data management...
30 December, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Knowledge Management 101

Knowledge management (KM) is the discipline of not only capturing knowledge, but also storing, using and sharing knowledge. While defining the term in a general way is straightforward, each KM program needs its individual definition and techniques, depending on the organization’s specific goals...
17 December, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

The Shift to Data-Centric Security

Traditionally, data protection has focused on securing the perimeter — trying to keep intruders out of systems and networks where sensitive data is stored. But with the rise in cloud computing, sensitive data can transit through or be stored in systems that are outside the traditional perimeter....
26 November, 2019 | Matt Middleton-Leal

A Data Governance Strategy that Works

Data management is critical to the success of any business endeavor larger than a lemonade stand. A business must be able to supply its people with the data assets they need to carry out their day-to-day tasks successfully. Whether they’re positioned in accounting, production, logistics, or any...
31 October, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Data Governance: Insights into Importance and Program Planning

Data is a crucial asset for businesses today. Ensuring that high-quality data is readily accessible can drive competitive differentiation, healthy business operations and regulatory compliance. Therefore, data governance is a critical initiative for many organizations. One data governance...
15 October, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Data Governance Framework: Key Questions to Consider

The importance of a formalized data governance program rises with the amount of data in the organization. Smaller companies often have separate data governance processes that help with a limited scope of data-related problems, but larger enterprises commonly need to get a more formal corporate data...
19 September, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

What Is Data Governance: Definition, Benefits and Implementation

Your organization’s data is a strategic asset. Just like your finances and customer relationships, it needs proper management. When critical data is disorganized, organizations can face penalties for not complying with regulations, rising costs for storing and managing duplicate data, and other...
15 August, 2019 | Ryan Brooks

Introduction to Information Governance

Today, companies are experiencing explosive growth in both the volume and variety of data they collect, store and process. Unfortunately, many of them do not understand what types of data they are handling and what value it has, so they cannot maintain proper control over it. As a result, they...
11 March, 2016 | Michael Fimin

Top Five Hottest Trends at RSA 2016 Conference

The 25th 2016 RSA Conference, held in San Francisco, CA, has brought together the record number of attendees from all over the world to discuss major IT industry trends and upcoming challenges. For the past years, RSA Conference has been raising different hot topics, from unstructured data...
24 March, 2015 | Deb Shinder

Data Governance: The Key to Compliance

In a legislation-laden era, more and more organizations are falling under the mandates of governmental or industry regulation. The requirements can be complex and confusing, and it’s hard to know where to start in creating and enforcing policies that will keep your company in compliance, so many...