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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Healthcare could suffer from poor data quality

Rachel Wheeler Archive
A growing number of healthcare providers are investing in, and using, electronic health records (EHR) systems to streamline documentation.

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Email marketing requires deep planning

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Email is widely used and can reach nearly any customer and sending messages is cheap. Ensuring that the process is done right and returns are optimal is somewhat more complicated.

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Healthcare claims database being tapped for analysis

Rachel Wheeler Archive
As more healthcare providers switch over from paper-based records to digital storage houses, more patient information will become available that may shed light on important correlations.

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Consulting firm envisions big data future

Rachel Wheeler Archive
As big data expands its operational footprint, companies of all types will need to deliver a safe, organized and useful storage framework for increased quantities of information.

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Companies still missing steps in big data plans

Rachel Wheeler Archive
As companies launch into plans for harnessing big data, there are a number of key steps they will need to take in order for their investments to pay off.

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Compliance and cloud collide in finance

Rachel Wheeler Archive
New computing tactics have made the transition to the financial industry, where they have raised numerous questions regarding governance and data compliance laws.

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Not sure exactly what big data is? You're not alone

Rachel Wheeler Archive
The term "big data" has become a catch-all buzzword, spanning industries that hope to capitalize on its potential to generate highly targeted, actionable insight.

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Data management now important in education

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Educators can gain notable benefits by basing processes on data rather than pure intuition.

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Before migration, think of data quality

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Moving data from one system to another or integrating systems to create a more complete picture of operations can be critical for companies.

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Genetics expert explains big data management

Rachel Wheeler Archive
The motive behind data quality programs has always been clear. What is less certain is the way to ensure that information stays accurate as companies acquire larger data reserves.

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