Why Advice From Metadata Experts Aids Data Management & Compliance

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Jan 25, 2017 11:01:00 AM

Contextualizing information resources and data collection within your business is impossible without a solid grasp on metadata management. Metadata can be understood as the data that explains data—the descriptive facts that make it possible to understand, track, and organize information resources within an enterprise. Metadata management enables businesses to meet regulatory compliance standards, and allows leaders to make informed decisions based on real-time business insights.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, metadata management, regulatory compliance, data compliance

The Changing Landscape of Regulation & Compliance: How Organizations Can Keep Pace

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Jan 19, 2017 10:06:22 AM

As organisations begin to wake up to the power and value of the information they can and do process on a day-to-day basis, there is a parallel evolution of regulatory responses and compliance requirements. However, law and regulation always lags behind the evolution of technology, and the potential upsides of new tools are often sold without adequate consideration of potential downsides.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, metadata management, irish metadata management company, data management, importance of metadata management, regulatory compliance, data regulation, regulations and compliance

How Data Management Relates to Regulation and Compliance

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Jan 11, 2017 11:15:00 AM

In my last blog for Advanced Metadata, I wrote about how metadata encodes meaning and context, and lets us know what the drawings on the walls of our enterprise caves… sorry: what the status reports and figures in our Enterprise Performance Scorecards mean.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, metadata management, data management, data management explained, data regulation, data compliance, regulatory standards for data

What is Metadata (And Why Does It Matter)?

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Jan 5, 2017 5:23:02 PM

Metadata has been with us since the first human used charcoal from their campfire and placed the mark of their hand on the wall of their prehistoric cave. The only problem is that as time has gone by, we can’t be sure exactly what these symbols meant.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, metadata management, irish metadata management company, data management, importance of metadata management, benefits of metadata management

The Data Catalog’s Role in Metadata Management

Posted by Brendan Cannon on Dec 16, 2016 11:05:00 AM

The business decisions an organization has to make are more likely to be the right ones if they have a full view of the information assets they have. Being able to easily locate those data assets and understand how they relate to each other gives that bigger, clearer, picture that reveals the insights that will inform business growth, which is why a Data Catalog is such an important element of a good data governance solution.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, metadata management system, business glossary, Data Catalog, data repository, metadata repository

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