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Data Governance: Lessons Learned from the Front Lines

In this contributed article, Ken Arnold is Analytics Manager at Covenant HealthCare, says there’s no question that a strong data analytics foundation is critical in today’s healthcare ecosystem. If your organization is considering adopting a data governance capability to support your analytics efforts, keep these best practices in mind to ensure that your data is consistent, accurate and trusted across the entire organization.

Four Ways Bad Data is Bad for Business

The infographic below from our friends over at Collibra outlines four ways bad data can be bad for business: wasted time; failed business intelligence initiatives; strategic missteps; botched priorities; and how organizations can avoid this bad data trap through strategies such as data governance and data catalog to make the most out of their BI initiatives.

erwin Unveils New Data Governance Software

erwin, Inc., the data management experts, premiered its new data governance (DG) solution. erwin DG is a SaaS solution that expands data governance beyond IT, so all organizational stakeholders can discover, understand, govern and socialize data to mitigate risk, improve organizational performance and accelerate growth.

Dataguise Delivers Strong Level of Support for GDPR Right of Access and Erasure Requirements with Enhanced Product Suite

Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP) software, announced support for General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) Article 17 (Right to Erasure or Right to be Forgotten) and Article 15 (Right of Access by the Data Subject) in the company’s next generation DCAP software suite. The latest version of the machine learning powered solution is compatible with all popular enterprise and cloud data store environments and widely deployed by the Global 2000 in support of GDPR requirements.

GoodData Launches Advanced Governance Framework

GoodDataⓇ is taking a leadership role in elevating the industry standard of governance to new heights by adding an advanced governance framework to its Enterprise Insights Platform.

Data Governance Secrets, Revealed

Our friends over at data governance provider Collibra prepared the infographic below containing some great survey insights on this evolving role of the CDO, including what’s working for them in their Data Governance journey and what are some of the challenges they face.

Hortonworks Advances Global Data Management with Hortonworks DataPlane Service

Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, announced Hortonworks DataPlane Service (Hortonworks DPS), a service that reimagines and automates delivery of the modern data architecture. Hortonworks DPS makes it simple to provision and operate distributed data systems no matter the use case, whether for data science, self-service analytics or data warehousing optimization.

Unifi Software Delivers the Only Comprehensive Platform for Self-Service Access to Data

Unifi Software, the Data as a Service platform, governed by IT and enabling business users to access data across the enterprise on a self-service basis, announced the most comprehensive suite of data management features in its latest release, Unifi Version 2.0. Customers are already taking full advantage of the new capabilities in Unifi and solving business data problems to deliver solutions such as compliance analytics, audience analytics, sales micro-targeting, Customer 360 marketing analytics, ERP consolidation and real-time e-commerce shopping cart abandonment reduction.

The GDPR Puzzle

In this contributed article, Kon Leong, CEO at ZL Technologies comments on what enterprises need to do to meet changing regulations standards with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Specifically, he feels that unstructured data has yet to be addressed and can explain why this will be the Achilles heel for large companies.

Dataguise Announces Four Steps Enterprises Can Take Today to Accelerate GDPR Compliance

Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP), announced four steps that enterprises globally can take today to accelerate compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).