Tag "Data Quality"

Rein in Improper Government Payments With Data Management

Improper payments have been a growing challenge for government entities as they work to support citizens in times of crisis. In 2019, over $175 billion in improper payments were issued by the Federal Government. That’s a 15% increase from 2018. Underlying factors around improper payments are not always due to fraud—inaccurate citizen data, coding errors,... more

Data Quality Is Central to All Data Integration Projects

When doing some research for this article I came across the following quote from TDWI in 2006: “Profiling, data quality, and data integration are three business practices that go together like bread, butter, and jam. . . data management professionals and their business counterparts need to coordinate efforts and design projects that integrate all three... more

Higher Education Needs Data-Driven Contact Tracing to Reopen

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of higher education students, faculty, and staff that depend upon these colleges and universities. While many of these schools have demonstrated resilience and innovation by embracing distance learning, guidance, and support for their students, the financial viability of these schools will remain at risk if they can’t clear... more

Why the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 Is Important to Companies Today

Over the last 30 years the evolution of consumer protection and data privacy regulations have required organizations to dramatically transform their approach to customer data management.  While most professionals are somewhat familiar with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) due to their more recent public passage and outward-facing impacts... more

2020 CLAIREview Intelligent Data Summit for Cloud Data Warehouses, Data Lakes, and Data Lakehouses

Many of us are working from home these days, some of us for the first time in our careers. Even seasoned working-from-home professionals like myself feel like we are cast members on a “Working from Home Extreme Edition” reality show. The experience can be challenging in and of itself; adding in children, roommates, siblings, spouses,... more

Getting Ready for Data 4.0? Take the First Step with Cloud-Native Data Management

We’ve been on an exponential path with data over the last decade. Data 1.0 was when we used data to drive specific business applications. Data 2.0 was the aggregation of data to support enterprise-wide business processes. And in Data 3.0, we used data to power our digital transformation journeys. Today, with increasing demands and the... more

Delivering Cloud-Native, Enterprise-Grade Data Lakehouses on Amazon Web Services

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” This famous line from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is spoken by a sailor on a stranded ship who is surrounded by saltwater that he cannot drink.What does this have to do with a cloud data lakehouse? Simply put, it’s all about... more

If Data is Everywhere—Then Data Quality Needs to Be Everywhere as Well

And if data is being used by everyone, then everyone must have access to quality data All organizations have data quality issues. These issues are usually exposed during digital transformation initiatives: when organizations move volumes and varieties of data between applications to an ever-increasing number of transition applications and data center workloads to the cloud... more

From Manual Effort to Automation & Scale

Who wants more work? When was the last time you thought to yourself, ‘Gosh, I just wish I had some more work to do, my day-to-day job is not nearly keeping me busy enough’? For most people, the answer to that question is: “Never.” The vast majority of us are busy and active with quite... more

Overcoming the Operationalization Challenge with Data Governance at New York Life

So, you’ve decided to start an enterprise data governance program (or been tasked with it)—now what do you do? What’s the best first step? Do you set up a steering committee? What should you choose as your first project? Will you be more successful if you establish a DACI working model? Should you scramble to... more