Businesses rely on knowing their data to survive and grow. Metadata Management and Master Data Management (MDM) provide essential processes for organizations to gain this knowledge and to succeed. As a result, both need to be managed well. Though both the differences and intersections between Metadata Management vs. Master Data Management are often complicated to [?]
?Data Models can be the critical link between business definitions and rules, and the technical data systems that support them,? said Donna Burbank, Managing Director of Global Data Strategy, while speaking during her presentation Building Actionable Data Governance through Data Models & Metadata at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online 2017 Conference. She discussed how [?]
January 8, 2018 ? DATAVERSITY Education, LLC announced today the launch of a new webinar series, Data Architecture Strategies. Donna Burbank, Managing Director of Global Data Strategy, Ltd., will present the series live every fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific. Previously, Burbank hosted a monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series called Lessons [?]
Metadata Strategies ? Data Squared from DATAVERSITY To view just the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The first step towards understanding what data assets mean for your organization is understanding what those assets mean for each other. Metadata?literally, data about data?is one of many data management disciplines inherent in [?]
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The first step towards understanding what data assets mean for your organization is understanding what those assets mean for each other. Metadata?literally, data about data?is one of many data management disciplines inherent in good systems development, and is perhaps the most mislabeled [?]
Click to learn more about author John Singer. When designing your Knowledge Maps it certainly helps to have some interesting questions that you are trying to answer. (See Knowledge Maps ? How to Ask a Data Question). ?Build it and they will come? approaches didn?t work very well for data warehouse and BI efforts and the [?]
Among the many clouds in the storage sky, Amazon Web Services is the dominant leader by far. The annual AWS re:Invent trade show is taking place in Las Vegas this week, and given how many enterprises have some data in the AWS cloud, the event is expected to sell out.
The Value of Metadata from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Metadata has the potential to impact nearly every part of your enterprise. From helping you connect data across business processes to holding the key to your most valuable assets, this underdog [?]
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Metadata has the potential to impact nearly every part of your enterprise. From helping you connect data across business processes to holding the key to your most valuable assets, this underdog data is finally getting the attention [?]
I have fond memories of when IT admins would give names to their servers, and even assign them unique personalities. It was a simpler time, before virtualization and the cloud made infrastructure exponentially more complex. My favorites were the The Lord of the Rings fans who named their servers after hobbits and elves; anything related to Bilbo and Frodo might be a web server, while Arwen and Legolas were databases. It was a fun way for IT admins to express themselves, but you had to know your Tolkien to understand the role a server might play.
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?TopQuadrant?, a leading provider of standards-based data governance solutions, today announced the release of TopBraid 5.4, a collection of web-based solutions for Data Governance and Vocabulary Management. TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) 5.4 delivers an integrated approach to data governance with customizable workflows, flexible governance operating framework [?]
Storage has long been one of the biggest line items on the IT budget. Rightly so, given that data is valuable asset and the lifeblood of every business today. Critical applications consume data as quickly as they get it, and many companies are also using their data to find new insights that help them develop novel products and strategies.
Metadata is information about the data collected. According to the DAMA International Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK), Metadata ?includes information about technical and business processes, data rules and constraints, and logical and physical data structures.? Think of it as a wrapper around data that describes it, like how packaging tells what food is in [?]
Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Many people have written about the importance of Data Quality and most everything they have said is quite true, but besides the obvious costs of poor quality data. There are subtle hidden costs as well. A few of the obvious costs are the need to manually configure downloads [?]
Click to learn more about author Tejasvi Addagada. To read the first part of this series click here. A well-defined Operating Model plays a vital role in achieving expected business benefits. Embarking on a Data Governance journey in an enterprise that spans divisions, geographies, and diverse stakeholders requires a good understanding of how various nuances of [?]
Enterprise Metadata Management and Data Governance vendor Data Advantage Group is continuing to advance its solution since the publication of Gartner?s Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management last summer. At the time, the company?s MetaCenter Enterprise Metadata Repository product, which provides end-to-end data lineage across multiple data sources, was cited as a leader in the Challengers? [?]
It?s hardly surprising that IT professionals have their hands full in the age of IoT (Internet of Things) and Big Data. Supporting rapidly growing data volumes, new data types, and many more data sources is making it harder than ever for IT to meet service level agreements (SLAs) while keeping spending in check.
Click to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. It?s been a while since I posted. It?s been a busy summer as we?ve been working on launching our latest product. However, I?ve also taken some time to experiment with some of the tools that Citizen Data Scientists (CDS, for short) might be working with, to get more [?]
If it seems your IT team has more data to manage than ever before, you?re not mistaken. Just about every enterprise is trying to determine how to manage more data growth without scaling budget or staff as well.
Click to learn more about author John Singer. The good news about the Knowledge Map is you can start anywhere and build out from there. Because data is organized into facts, each fact being represented by a subject node, relationship (predicate), and an object node on the graph (see Knowledge Maps ? A New Model For [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?Octopai (www.octopai.com) introduces the first ever cloud-based metadata search engine tool to provide Business Intelligence (BI) groups with full visibility and control of metadata that is scattered across many different BI systems within an organization. By centralizing and automating metadata, Octopai enables BI groups to quickly and ?
The solution to the problem described in ?Knowledge Maps Part 1: What Is the Problem We Are Trying To Solve? lies in the artful combination of several maturing technologies ? Semantics, Graph Databases, and Web Services.
Many people in their daily jobs lack the information they need to make well informed decisions, take decisive action, or solve problems. This lack of ?the right information at the right time? results in unhappy customers, loss of sales, or the inability to recover quickly from broken processes and systems
To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Metadata management is critical for organizations looking to understand the context, definition and lineage of key data assets. Data models play a key role in metadata management, as many of the key structural and business definitions are stored within the models themselves. ?
Data Modeling & Metadata Management from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Metadata management is critical for organizations looking to understand the context, definition and lineage of key data assets. Data models play a key role in metadata management, as many of the key structural and ?