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  • Does Data Governance Make You Shudder?

    Jun 24, 2019

    Reading Time: 4 minutes At a recent vendor conference, I found myself talking with a varied group of technology professionals. Two were technology generalists, one was a data engineer, one was responsible for transportation technology at a major university (think autonomous vehicles, traffic sensors, etc.), another was responsible for university student and teacher data (lesson plans, research findings, etc.), and one was responsible for his organization’s IT security.  During the conversation, someone mentioned data governance. Immediately there was a…..

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  • Financial Services Spotlight: Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting

    Jul 17, 2014

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The finance, risk and compliance departments of any financial services firm all need fast and comprehensive access to business data in order to measure performance, manage risk and report to regulators and clients. But each department needs a specific view, whether strategic, operational or a combination of the two. Risk data aggregation in particular has garnered considerable attention since the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published Principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk…..

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