Why We Need the Data Knowledge Network

Posted July 8, 2013 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies

Many projects concentrate their efforts on implementing technology used to support the business needs (replace System X with System Y) or deliver new functionality. In meetings, the topic of conversation is usually about which application to purchase and which vendor to choose. Those are important issues, but equally important considerations are how your company will use the information to conduct business, the readiness of existing data, and how you can adapt the data to fulfill the requirements of the new system.

About The Author
Danette McGilvray
Danette McGilvray is President and Principal of Granite Falls Consulting, Inc., a firm that helps organizations increase their success by addressing the information quality and data governance aspects of their business efforts. Focusing on bottom-line results, Ms. McGilvray and her team promote the intentional management of information assets with the same rigor used to manage other company assets such as products and human and financial… Read More
Masha Bykin
Ms. Bykin has spent two decades practicing software engineering, IT architecture, data warehousing, and business intelligence in the diverse industries of contact center, software, automotive, and insurance services. She spent three years on a data governance program, working directly with business to initiate and evolve the program, which supported many projects and had broad organizational participation. In her current role as Data Delivery… Read More
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