erwin Expert Blog

Data management and data governance are now more important than ever before. The hyper competitive nature of data-driven business means organizations need to get more out of their data than ever before – and fast. A few data-driven exemplars have led the way, turning data into actionable insights that influence everything from corporate structure to...

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Aug
30
2018

Due to the adoption of data-driven business, organizations across the board are facing their own enterprise data dilemmas. This week erwin announced its acquisition of metadata management and data governance provider AnalytiX DS. The combined company touches every piece of the data management and governance lifecycle, enabling enterprises to fuel automated, high-quality data pipelines for...

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As a data-driven organization in the modern, hyper-competetive business landscape, it’s imperative that employees, business leaders and decision makers can understand your data. In a previous article, I argued that business process management without data governance is a perilous experiment. The same can be said for enterprise architecture initiatives that traditionally stop at the process...

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Big Data is causing complexity for many organizations, not just because of the volume of data they’re collecting, but because of the variety of data they’re collecting. Big Data often consists of unstructured data that streams into businesses from social media networks, internet-connected sensors, and more. But the data operations at many organizations were not...

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If your business is like many, it’s heavily invested in analytics. We’re living in a data-driven world. Data drives the recommendations we get from retailers, the coupons we get from grocers, and the decisions behind the products and services we’ll build and support at work. None of the insights we draw from data are possible...

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Aug
2
2018

How much does your business invest in reputation management? It’s likely no one in the organization knows for sure because every interaction – in person, online or over the phone – can affect your firm’s reputation. The quality of the goods and services your organization provides, the training it gives employees, and the causes and...

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Risk avoidance and risk management are hot topics that seem to govern decision-making – and with good reason. Risk comes with potentially massive operational, financial, reputational and legal repercussions, so it makes absolute sense to do everything possible to model it, understand it, analyse it and ultimately mitigate it. But not all risk is created...

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Data governance and business process management must be linked. Following the boom in data-driven business data governance (DG) has taken the modern enterprise by storm, garnering the attention of both the business and technical realms with an explosion of methodologies, targeted systems and training courses. That’s because a major gap needs to be addressed. But...

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The ability to quickly collect vast amounts of data, analyze it, and then use what you’ve learned to help foster better decision-making is the dream of many a business executive. But like any number of things that can be summarized in a single sentence, it’s much harder to execute on such a vision than it...

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In the current data-driven business climate, the benefits of process and process-based strategy are more desirable to organizations than ever. Industry regulations and competition traditionally have driven organizational change, but such “transformation” has rarely been comprehensive or truly transformative. Rather, organizational transformation has come in waves, forcing companies and their IT ecosystems to ride them...

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