A Framework for Data Acquisition with Collibra

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…

The Ins and Outs of Data Acquisition: Beliefs and Best Practices

We’re living in the golden age of data. But even at high volumes, many companies struggle with being data rich and insights poor. One approach to augmenting enterprise data is to buy it — a.k.a. data acquisition. Data acquisition involves the set of activities that are required to qualify and obtain external data — and also data that may be…

What Happens in Vegas: My Experience at IAPP’s Privacy, Security and Risk Conference

I just experienced my first visit to Las Vegas (a business trip) not long after I started my dream job here at First San Francisco Partners (FSFP). I talked about my career pre-FSFP here on the blog, but one part I didn’t share is that I’ve successfully avoided Las Vegas business conferences many times in 20+ years. Too much cement….