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SAS's Definition of Data Steward - Does it Help or Hinder? I think it is Confusing...

by Andrew White  |  September 1, 2016

Never to be known to shy away from reviewing a vendor marketing piece without being asked (I used to work for a vendor, too!) I have to comment on what...

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The incurable problem with data fitness

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2015

I was reading an end-users strategy document for their upcoming Master Data Management (MDM) program.  As part of the strategy there is a significant technology decision – to go for...

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What is Wrong with Data Governance?

by Andrew White  |  October 23, 2014

Creating the Data Governance Killer App, on Information Management, by Michele Goetz. I don't like to complain, and I don't like the idea of being negative for it's own sake....

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The Real Work of Information/Data Stewards

by Andrew White  |  July 17, 2014

I love my job.  After working in the real world (as a user of applications in the business, never actually in IT), I get to talk with hundreds of firms...

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IBM’s Big Data and Analytics Analyst Summit, NY, Day 1

by Andrew White  |  June 11, 2014

Well that was a fun-filled day!  I made copious notes and here are a few highlights, on various topics, in no particular order of value or priority.  Note the day...

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Healthcare Compliance and ICD Coding - Not as Easy as it Seems

by Andrew White  |  March 24, 2014

It is not the first time, and healthcare is not the first instance.  Several industries have voluntarily or been asked (read compliance) to change one set of reporting codes for...

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Day in the Life of an Analyst at our Business Intelligence/Information Mgt Summit, Sydney, Australia – Day 2

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2014

Well what a week so far.  Loved it.  Very busy but the kind of thing that makes you think. Day 2 started just like day 1.  Woke at 3am -...

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More on the Value of Information Governance

by Andrew White  |  January 28, 2014

I spied an intriguing email yesterday with the title, "The ROI of Information Governance".   The article was from Information management.  I knew this article would be fun to read...

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The Elephant in the Room – Master Data and Application Data

by Andrew White  |  January 14, 2014

Alternative title for this blog: The Difference between Master Data and Application Data is Huge – and Missing! Many users, and even some analyst, confuse master data with the other...

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Information Governance on (or in?) the Data Warehouse – Does it Exist?

by Andrew White  |  October 18, 2013

I took an inquiry yesterday that kind of represents a significant set of inquiries I take over a normal year.  It goes like this: “We have many data sources (business...

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