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Why Organizations Should Link Data Strategy to Business Strategy
November 25, 2020

Why Organizations Should Link Data Strategy to Business Strategy

By Kelle O'Neal

In our digital economy, data is one of the most — if not the most — valuable asset. Whether your organization is in pursuit of digital transformation, data literacy or even just “good old fashioned” data-centricity, it’s clear data is an asset that must be valued, managed, governed, protected and ultimately, appropriately leveraged for better decision-making, competitive advantage and business…

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For Collibra Adoption Success, Communicate Early and Often
November 20, 2020

For Collibra Adoption Success, Communicate Early and Often

By Becky Lyons

Organizations thrive when effective communication is prioritized. Open, honest communication with stakeholders facilitates a better understanding of a new technology’s requirements and challenges. Communication is the primary means of sharing information with stakeholders about an implementation. Sharing expectations about how processes may change is essential to reinforcing new processes. If your organization plans to implement the Collibra data intelligence solution,…

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Gamification in Technology Adoption — Move from Adoption to Engagement
November 18, 2020

Gamification in Technology Adoption — Move From Adoption to Engagement

By Becky Lyons

Adoption is the use of a new technology. Engagement is the amount of involvement with a technology. This small semantic difference is the key to unlocking the full potential of new applications. Some applications will have inherently higher engagement than others. For example, a frontline healthcare worker will have a high level of engagement with an electronic medical record because…

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October 28, 2020

Highlights from Virtual Enterprise Data World 2020

By Callie Kinnan

Last week, I joined thousands of professionals at DATAVERSITY’s two-day virtual conference, Enterprise Data World. The conference was a bit different than other years, being entirely online due to safety and health concerns in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This format allowed me to attend lectures from the comfort of my home, and made it easier to fit into my…

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Customer Wheel
October 20, 2020

Four Ways a Customer MDM Hub Can Add Value

By Becky Lyons

Today, teams around the world are using advanced technology to engage in significant efforts to better understand their customers and improve relationships. This enables teams to improve their overall customer experience across multiple touchpoints and, thereby, increase customer retention. Maintaining a solid customer base can help organizations to steadily grow their business, drive efficiencies and attain better business to improve…

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Adoption with Change Management
October 15, 2020

Align Technology Adoption with Change Management

By Becky Lyons

Adoption of any new technology requires change, and while change can be difficult, it doesn’t have to be. Successful implementation of a technology like Collibra requires the adoption of users who may need support to do so. This is where change management comes in, and can help people adjust to thinking differently about how information is used. Change management not…

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Bridge the Gap
September 29, 2020

Data Governance as a Managed Service

By Kelle O'Neal

The world of data is constantly changing and growing, and data governance is no exception. Because data governance ensures the right people are involved in determining standards, usage and integration of data across projects, subject areas and lines of business, sustainable data governance is foundational for many, if not all, mission-critical data initiatives. Over the past few decades, the First…

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September 25, 2020

Scaling Enterprise Data Governance to Manage Sensitive Data

By FSFP

In today’s digital world, data is the most valuable asset – one that must be protected. While concerns about the proliferation of data and its impact on data privacy are not new, they are growing in importance and consumer consciousness. Ultimately, transparency and integrity is paramount. After all, the data your organization has is less important than how you use…

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Women in Information Management: Cara Dailey
August 28, 2020

Women in Information Management: Angela Losacco

By FSFP

Angela Losacco is the Vice President of Sales for North America at Collibra, a data intelligence company that utilizes a cloud-based platform to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. We recently connected with Angela – our first executive sales Women in Information Management (WIIFM) profile – to talk about her role and unique industry experience. She shares her…

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August 21, 2020

Engage the Right People at the Right Time

By Becky Lyons

In our experience, we know that people will support what they help create. In order to drive Collibra adoption in the best way possible, stakeholders must be involved with decision-making throughout the implementation – which means stakeholders need to be engaged before implementation starts. The true value of Collibra is actualized when it is used regularly by people in the…

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July 23, 2020

Focus on the Value Case for Driving Adoption

By Becky Lyons

“What’s in it for me?” The answer to this question not only helps to determine the value case for your organization’s initial driver for purchasing Collibra, but it can also be essential to increasing usage and adoption while reinforcing the ongoing value of making the change. Understanding what is valuable Focusing on the value case involves several steps to understand…

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How to Measure Data as an Enterprise Asset
July 20, 2020

How to Measure Data as an Enterprise Asset

By Kelle O'Neal

A framework to start measuring the value of data includes identifying what information needs to be valued and why, determining a valuation philosophy (actual or relative) and determining a valuation approach. To identify what information needs to be valued, determine what types of content is crucial to business operations. This may include transactions, domains, catalogs, documents, metrics, etc. You may…

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A Framework for Data Acquisition with Collibra
July 15, 2020

A Framework for Data Acquisition with Collibra

By Sarah Rasmussen

I recently shared my thoughts on data acquisition best practices, the value of an enterprise data catalog and data governance’s connection to the acquisition process. Building off of that foundation, I’d like to focus now on some specific recommendations for developing a standardized acquisition framework and the role Collibra can play in end-to-end data acquisition process management. When First San…

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Quantifying the Value (and Meaning) of Your Data Assets
June 25, 2020

Quantify the Value (and Meaning) of Data

By Kelle O'Neal

The shift toward digital business is being fueled by data-driven organizations that use a broad spectrum of information management and analytical capabilities to inform decision-making. While this work can be exciting and game-changing, there’s an overarching need for a thoughtful strategy and effective framework for quantifying the value and meaning of an organization’s data assets. Not enough firms focus on…

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