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Master Data Management Checklist #2: Organizational Preparation Summary
David Loshin's first checklist focused on identifying the business processes whose success was impeded by the absence of a unified view of master data, or that could be significantly improved by master data consolidation. This checklist centers on readying the organization for MDM and socializing the concepts that accompany a transition to centrally managed corporate information resources.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Governance

by David Loshin | 0 comments
06-25-2009
Predicting the Future Summary
Bill Inmon reminds us that predicting the future is a very worthwhile activity if it can actually be done with any degree of accuracy, and he reviews the various approaches that can be used.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
06-25-2009
Pet Peeves Summary
Bill Inmon shares issues he has with software vendors and network reconfigurations.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
06-18-2009
Wrestling with Corporate Contracts Summary
In this article, Bill Inmon recommends that executives get the "corporate jewels" contained in their contracts into an integrated database.

Topics: Information Management, Unstructured Data

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
06-11-2009
A Capability Model for Business Analytics, Part 2 Summary
Dave Wells emphasizes that ideally the assessment of an organization’s analytic capabilities should be easy to perform yet provide informative results. He provides a suggested assessment process and tips for successful completion.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence

by Dave Wells | 0 comments
06-09-2009
Managing the Unstructured Volume Summary
Bill Inmon cautions against loading unstructured data to databases without considering the approaches described within this article. (Note: this article discusses techniques and processes that are intellectual property and patent pending. For licensing, please contact the author.)

Topics: Information Management, Databases/Database Administration, Unstructured Data

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
06-04-2009
Master Data Management Success Factors – A Checklist Summary
David Loshin begins a series of articles that will provide checklists that can be used to identify certain risk factors that may prevent the successful implementation of master data management.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Information Quality (IQ)

by David Loshin | 0 comments
05-21-2009
KPIs and Unstructured Data Summary
Bill Inmon explains how the issue of KPIs poses some real issues and challenges once unstructured data is introduced into the data warehouse.

Topics: Analytics, Unstructured Data, KPI

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
05-21-2009
Different Kinds of Data Warehouses Summary
Bill Inmon explains that there are two basic kinds of data warehouses for text that has been passed through the textual ETL process.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Unstructured Data

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
05-14-2009
Inmon’s Hierarchy of Needs for Information Technology, Part 2 Summary
Bill Inmon completes his series on Inmon's hierarchy of needs for information technology with a look at how the hierarchy of needs is evident in the attitudes and practices of the world of technology.

Topics: Information Management

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
05-07-2009
Rethinking Definition Summary
Malcolm Chisholm explains that acknowledging definitions have to be captured rather than gathered, and that they can be continuously improved, will make them more valuable to the enterprise over time.

Topics: Information Management

by Malcolm Chisholm | 0 comments
05-06-2009
Inmon’s Hierarchy of Needs for Information Technology, Part 1 Summary
Bill Inmon begins a discussion on Inmon's hierarchy of needs for information technology.

Topics: Information Management

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
04-30-2009
A Capability Model for Business Analytics, Part 1 Summary
Dave Wells explains a capability model is required to describe or quantify analytic capability in any meaningful way. This article, the first in a series, provides a top-level view of a capability model for business analytics.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Operational Business Intelligence

by Dave Wells | 0 comments
04-28-2009
Evolution and Technology: Data Warehouse Infrastructure Summary
Bill Inmon discusses how the classical data warehouse infrastructure vendors have become "dinosaurs" by not following the traditional evolutionary path.

Topics: Data Warehousing

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
04-23-2009
Data Degradation Summary
Bill Inmon explores data degradation or data corrosion including definition of the term and examples.

Topics: Data Warehousing

by Bill Inmon | 0 comments
04-16-2009

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