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Change Management and Data Governance

SteveSarsfield - August 12, 2010

Years ago, I worked for a large company that spent time and effort on change management. It has been popular with corporations that plan significant changes as…

Data Quality
827 views

Lemonade Stand Data Quality

SteveSarsfield - July 21, 2010

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794 views

Links from my eLearning Webinar

SteveSarsfield - April 9, 2010

I recently delivered a webinar on the Secrets of Affordable Data Governance. In the webinar, I promised to deliver links for lowering the costs of data management. …

Uncategorized
650 views

Donating the Data Quality Asset

SteveSarsfield - April 2, 2010

If you believe like I do that proper data management can change the world, then you have to start wondering if it’s time for all us data…

Business Intelligence
808 views

Referential Treatment – The Open Source Reference Data Trend

SteveSarsfield - February 22, 2010

Reference data can be used in a huge number of data quality and data enrichment processes.  The simplest example is a table that contains cities and their…

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732 views

ETL, Data Quality and MDM for Mid-sized Business

SteveSarsfield - January 21, 2010

Is data quality a luxury that only large companies should be able to afford?  Of course the answer is no. Your company should be paying attention to…

Data Mining
1034 views

The World is Addicted to Data (and that’s good for us)

SteveSarsfield - December 21, 2009

In the famous book “The Transparent Society,” we are asked to consider some of the privacy ills we will be facing as technology improves and our society…

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Overcoming Objections to a Data Governance Program

SteveSarsfield - November 10, 2009

You’ve created a wonderful proposal for a comprehensive data governance program. You’ve brought it up to management, but the chiefs tell you there’s just no budget for…

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625 views

Book Review: Data Modeling for Business

SteveSarsfield - October 22, 2009

A couple of weeks ago, I book-swapped with author Donna Burbank. She has a new book entitled Data Modeling for Business. Donna, an experienced consultant by trade,…

CRM
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Data May Require Unique Data Quality Processes

SteveSarsfield - October 12, 2009

A few things in life have the same appearance, but the details can vary widely.  For example, planets and stars look the same in the night sky,…