Data Management
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Who Has My Personal Data?

EvanLevy - December 1, 2013

In order to prepare for the cooking gauntlet that often occurs with the end of year holiday season, I decided to purchase a new rotisserie oven.  The…

Analytics
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Data Scientist Team: Question and Answer

EvanLevy - September 5, 2013

I presented a webinar a few weeks back that challenged the popular opinion that the only way to be successful with data science was to hire an…

Big Data
660 views

The Data Scientist Team

EvanLevy - August 30, 2013

I’ve been intrigued with all of the attention that the world of Data Science has received.  It seems that every popular business magazine has published several articles…

The Misunderstanding of Master Data Management
Big Data
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Big Data
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The Misunderstanding of Master Data Management

EvanLevy - May 21, 2013

Not long ago, I was asked to review a client’s program initiative that was focused on constructing a new customer repository that would establish a single version…

Data Management
774 views

Project Success = Data Usability

EvanLevy - November 18, 2012

One of the challenges in delivering successful data-centric projects (e.g. analytics, BI, or reporting) is realizing that the definition of project success differs from traditional IT application…

The Formula for Analytics Success: Data Knowledge
Analytics
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Analytics
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The Formula for Analytics Success: Data Knowledge

EvanLevy - November 13, 2012

Companies spend a small fortune continually investing and reinvesting in making their business analysts self-sufficient with the latest and greatest analytical tools. Most companies have multiple project…

Data Management
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Improving Data Integration the Old Fashioned Way

EvanLevy - November 4, 2012

IT organizations have spent enormous sums of money over the past 10-15 years attacking productivity.  They’ve acquiring data integration tools, implemented improved development methodologies, and even reengineered…

Big Data
793 views

Data Governance: Managing Data as an Asset

EvanLevy - October 29, 2012

I always find it interesting when people pile onto the company’s latest and most popular project or initiative. People love to gravitate to whatever is new and…

Data Warehousing
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So You Think You’re Ready for a Data Warehouse Appliance, Part 2

EvanLevy - May 25, 2010

As I wrote in last week’s blog post, a data warehouse appliance simplifies platform and system resource administration. It doesn’t simplify the traditional time-intensive efforts of managing…

Uncategorized
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Blind Vendor Allegiance Trumps Utility

EvanLevy - April 27, 2010

At the recent Gartner MDM Summit in Las Vegas I was approached at least a half a dozen times by people wondering what MDM vendor to choose.…