Writing A Good Data Governance Policy

There is no standard approach to creating a data governance policy. Each data governance policy should be fashioned with a specific company and its needs in mind. Input from every stakeholder is not only preferable but necessary. Nicola Askham, a data governance...

Four Best Practices For Data Quality

In a data-driven world, you can’t compete with the best if your data is not of the highest quality. Geoff Grow enumerates the four Data Quality Best Practices in this article for TDWI.org: One good thing about all this growth is that several clear best practices for...

Does Your Company Have Data Stewards?

Data stewards play a crucial role in creating a winning data strategy. Alex Woodie explains what data stewards do in this article from Datanami: At a high level, data stewards are individuals who are responsible for ensuring that an organization’s data is managed and...

Outsourcing Data Management Solutions?

Mark Hepsworth points the potential advantages of outsourcing instead of relying on in-house solutions in this report published in Financial Director: A recent survey commissioned by Asset Control, polling decision-makers in financial services organisations in the US...

Which Database Lookup Strategy is Best?

A study of lookup strategies into digital forensic databases published last month concluded that flat hash maps (fhmap)have considerable advantages over Hashdatabase (hashdb) and hierarchical Bloom filter trees (hbft) in terms of runtime performance and applicability....