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Supporting a proactive data management strategy

After meeting with many data practitioners this week, there continues to be a universal desire to shift data management from reactive—data for compliance or regulatory mandates—to proactive and to leverage data to drive insights that will deliver profits to the business. Learn how they are approaching this initiative.

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How to fix your bad data—a lesson from Flushing Bank

Fixing bad data for Flushing Bank

The CIO of Flushing Bank recognized that the ability to find reliable and consistent answers to the business’s questions was in jeopardy due to issues with the bank’s data and processes. Learn how they decided to fix their data issues and strengthen their data governance process.

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Event spotlight: 2019 the conference on performance and data in transportation decision making

Event spotlight: 2019 the Conference on Performance and Data in Transportation Decision Making

Read the main takeaways from the Conference on Performance and Data in Transportation Decision Making hosted by the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The conference featured researchers, consultants, and state and local Department of Transportation (DOT) leaders sharing how better usage of data and quick innovating to turn data into actionable insights is contributing to more efficient public transportation systems.

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New research: The rise of data enablement

69 percent of organizations report struggles to become data-driven and that it takes too long to get actionable insights from data. We spoke with more than 500 data practitioners to understand how they want to leverage data across their business and if they are looking to enable more individuals to become data-driven. Discover the top takeaways!

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Event spotlight: the 2019 DGIQ Conference

We at EDQ kicked off June by attending the Data Governance and Information Quality (DGIQ) Conference in sunny San Diego, California. Read what we took away from the event and see what trends the data experts are seeing and talking about!

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A recap of the 2019 Collibra Data Citizen Conference

The 2019 Collibra Data Citizen event was pulsing with excitement. It exceeded over 600 attendees and even required an extra day to fit in all the topics that the Collibra community wanted to address. The message of the event was clear: governance has a long-term future within organizations.

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Highlights from our 2019 global data management research

Ninety-five percent of organizations see impacts in their organization from poor data quality. This statistic is just one of many findings that our annual 2019 Global data management research report unearthed.

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Why insights-driven businesses are winning in the digital age

Digital transformation is the modern-day Gold Rush. To reach new markets and grow revenue, business leaders across industries are flocking to embrace new technology and digital processes. And it’s no wonder why! The digital economy offers a myriad of benefits to businesses and consumers alike. While consumers can expect mobile-optimized and personalized experiences, businesses will appreciate having better insight for decision-making and product innovation. However, digital transformation also brings its own set of challenges, from external regulatory hurdles to internal technology limitations.

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Data is the new bottomless brunch – and other thoughts from the 2018 MIT CDOIQ Symposium

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the 2018 MIT CDOIQ Symposium in Cambridge, Mass. The event brings together data practitioners and business leaders from a variety of sector to advance the professional development of Chief Data Officers. Throughout the three days of workshops and classroom-style lectures, attendees were treated to a rich agenda with topics ranging from regulation to artificial intelligence. While I wish I could have attended all of the sessions, I wanted to share some common themes from the workshops I did attend.

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Key insights from the 2018 MDM and Data Governance Summit

Last week, myself and members of the Experian team attended the MDM and Data Governance Summit in Chicago. The main topics of this conference were MDM (Master Data Management) and DG (Data Governance), although at many times, it was difficult to tell the difference.  MDM and DG are starting to meld together as one topic, with MDM being the data repository for all (or as much as possible) corporate data, and DG being the documentation and “GPS” for navigating the data (in this case, GPS means “Gain Perspective Simply”.

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