The Definition Of Success: The Business Glossary & Its Role In Data Management

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Mar 28, 2017 9:35:00 AM

As quickly as a common language can unite us, the lack of a shared lexicon can destroy us. Separated by an inability to communicate without a shared set of words and expressions, we will never be able to understand the person across the table from us. This phenomenon applies to every aspect of business, and is as important to data management in particular as it is to business dealings more generally.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, metadata management, data alignment, data management, business glossary, business ontology, business definitions

Why You Should Banish the Spreadsheet

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Feb 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

There is an old saying that if all you have is a hammer, every problem starts to look a lot like a nail. The humble electronic spreadsheet has been with us since shortly after breakfast on the morning of modern computing, with LANPAR providing spreadsheet capability to users of large mainframe computers as far back as 1969. Visicalc was the software that launched a thousand Macs, and helped a small start-up tech company with a fruit-based name climb out of their garage and become the behemoth they are today.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, Dimensions of metadata, data alignment, data management

Recognizing the Data Gaps in Your Business and Filling Them Effectively

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Feb 17, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Think back to your favorite adventure movie. There’s probably a canonized moment that shows the intrepid hero leading his troupe through the forest or jungle, searching for a bridge that will guide them all across the smoky abyss to safety. You’ve seen it before, right? And of course, when they do come across the bridge, they find it worn away, that there are huge gaps, or it’s completely destroyed so there’s no way to get to the other side of the canyon. That spells trouble.

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Topics: Data Governance, big data, metadata management, data alignment, data management, data lakes

Do I Really Need A Metadata Management System?

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Feb 7, 2017 11:00:00 AM

There’s no question that metadata management is important as a practice, but it’s not always obvious to see why it’s immediately crucial for your business in particular. Big data is an ever-increasing industry, and as we progress further and further into these technological times, big data is growing exponentially in both sheer size and business importance. And in companies and organizations that deal in huge quantities of data, learning how to process, analyze, and use that data effectively is an ability that is founded primarily on metadata management.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, big data, metadata management, irish metadata management company, data alignment, benefits of metadata management, business ontology, why you need metadata management

What Every Organization Needs To Know About Data Ownership

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Feb 2, 2017 10:30:00 AM

In previous blogs for Advanced Metadata, I have discussed metadata and why it matters, as well as how data management relates to regulation and compliance. In both, I was able to draw parallels with historical examples, but as in my last article on the changing landscape of compliance, I here deal with a problem that, though we have always faced it in some respect, has become very much a modern-day dilemma: data ownership.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, data alignment, data management, data ownership, who owns your data?, data accountability, data accuracy

Advanced Metadata Grows as Metadata Management Leader With New CEO Brendan Cannon

Posted by Rebecca O'Toole on Dec 22, 2016 11:00:38 AM

The need for enterprises to meet data governance requirements by implementing an effective metadata management solution grows, so too does Advanced Metadata.

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Topics: metadata management solutions, metadata management, data alignment, Brendan Cannon

The 4 Types of Data You Need To Align for Effective Data Management

Posted by Brendan Cannon on Dec 6, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Organizations are now faced with an exponentially expanding volume of big data, and while the effective management of that data is essential to business growth and regulatory compliance, achieving that goal is no easy task.

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Topics: metadata management, metadata management system, data alignment, data types

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