Do Your Executives Understand the Value of Data Governance?

Does your organization have the information it needs to make sound, real-time decisions? Is there confidence in your firm’s business reporting? Can you track KPIs? Are you in compliance with global and industry-specific laws related to data? Effective, modern data governance helps you answer these questions. High-quality, governed data is essential to timely and effective decision-making. It’s critical for ensuring…

A Round-up of Our Hottest Data Management Articles

We started our blog back in April 2016, and today we’re celebrating our 100th article with a look back on the top five most popular ones, based on the highest number of views, reader comments and shares on social media. If you’re new to our blog, we cover a variety of topics (to date, more than 20) from our data…

GDPR Education: A Collection of Quizzes and Quirky Resources

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). With an effective date of May 25, 2018, organizations within the EU and those managing EU citizen data are scrambling to get up to speed on the impending regulation. Almost daily we come across a news story or…

DIA Webinar Recap: Big Data Analytics

Our CEO and Founder Kelle O’Neal facilitated this month’s webinar, Big Data Analytics — part of the ongoing Data Insights & Analytics educational series, which is a partnership with DATAVERSITY. Kelle kicked off the one-hour webinar with a promise to cover trends and interesting new developments occurring in the world of analytics — and what they offer to the way…

Is Data Quality Important for Big Data?

By definition, Big Data means a large volume of data. When it comes to the topic of data quality, you may hear that large volumes of data can, in effect, dampen out any data inconsistency. This could lead to a line of thinking that the data quality of Big Data isn’t as important. While conceptually this may be accurate, in…

Big Data and Global Data Privacy Regulations

Big Data technological breakthroughs are enabling the realization of many benefits for companies, consumers, job seekers, consultants and technology firms. Given Big Data’s benefits and the ability to process large amounts of all types of data at a fast speed, it is easy to think you should integrate all your data into this environment. But just because we can … should we? … and an additional question is, can we?

CDO Vision Webinar Recap: Big Data Strategies

Where can you regularly meet up with data management professionals from around the world? On DATAVERSITY’s monthly CDO Vision Webinar, the first Thursday of each month! When you join First San Francisco Partners speakers Kelle O’Neal and John Ladley, you’ll listen in on a variety of data management topics, like data governance, big data, business alignment and data architecture.