My colleagues at Gartner are always keen to remind me that structured data represents only about 5 to 10 per cent of an organizations information, the rest is made up of “unstructured” data. But a quick call with my colleague, Mark Beyer, will show that there is no such thing as unstructured data. For any [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Metadata Management'
by Andrew White | June 28, 2011 | 3 Comments
by Andrew White | November 4, 2010 | Comments Off
Don’t tell Mark Beyer, but I use a lot of metadata –and I employ Metadata Management! Every one of the inquiries I do I track by tagging each one with a series of words that describe the focus of the topic. These words are “governance”, “organizations”, “business case” and so on. After a period of [...]
by Andrew White | April 28, 2009 | 1 Comment
Despite the similarity in terms, we have not written too many notes on the topic of how metadata management and MDM intersect (or overlap). After speaking with many end users there confusion is not overly great, though once you tackle a specific question in context to a particular business decision or process or application, it [...]