The Definition Of Success: The Business Glossary & Its Role In Data Management

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Mar 28, 2017 9:35:00 AM

As quickly as a common language can unite us, the lack of a shared lexicon can destroy us. Separated by an inability to communicate without a shared set of words and expressions, we will never be able to understand the person across the table from us. This phenomenon applies to every aspect of business, and is as important to data management in particular as it is to business dealings more generally.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, metadata management, data alignment, data management, business glossary, business ontology, business definitions

How Adaptive Metadata Manager Helps With Integration Of Data Quality In Enterprise Data Management

Posted by Unmesh Moghe on Mar 21, 2017 10:45:00 AM

Data quality management, though perceived to be relevant and important at an enterprise level, is in reality mostly implemented in silos. The data quality rules are essentially defined and executed at application level against corresponding database schemas and file structures. The results are presented and analysed only in the context of specific application.

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Topics: data management, Adaptive metadata manager, data quality, enterprise data management, data management solutions, data lineage, data regulations, data traceability

Why You Should Be At The Enterprise Data World Conference (And How To Get A Discount From Adaptive)

Posted by Rebecca O'Toole on Mar 14, 2017 1:05:00 PM

The world of business data and its management is constantly expanding and evolving, and keeping pace with the changes organizations are now facing is vital for success in this challenging and competitive sector.

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Topics: Enterprise Data World Conference, Reasons to attend EDW, Adaptive discount for EDW, EDW, Adaptive at EDW, benefits of attending EDW

New Features Of Adaptive’s Metadata Manager V8.0 Continue Enhancement Of Data Management Capabilities

Posted by Rebecca O'Toole on Mar 10, 2017 10:33:00 AM

If you are tasked with collating, aligning and integrating all of the data assets held within your organization across numerous departments, resources, technologies and use cases, the last thing you need is to add to the challenge by having to use an outdated or ineffective means of managing that data to meet compliance standards and drive business insights. That would just mean creating more work on top of what you already have to do.

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Topics: metadata management, Dimensions of metadata, Adaptive, user-friendly data management solution, why you need metadata management, metadata manager version 8.0

Adaptive Celebrates 20 Years at The Forefront of Metadata Management Solutions

Posted by Rebecca O'Toole on Mar 7, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Metadata management: many organizations are only now realising the important role it plays in effective data governance. At Adaptive, however, we have already reached a significant milestone and this year celebrate our 20th anniversary as expert providers of metadata management solutions.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, Adaptive, Adaptive team, 20 years in metadata management, Adaptive celebrates 20th anniversary

Proving the ROI of Data Governance To Your Boss

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Mar 1, 2017 10:01:00 AM

If your organization is using bad data to make business decisions, it’s going to cost you. Without a proper governance strategy to manage it, your company’s data becomes increasingly disorganized, inaccessible, and misunderstood as your data lake grows.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, data management, metadata challenges for business, growth-driven insights, proving ROI of metadata management

Why You Should Banish the Spreadsheet

Posted by Daragh O’Brien on Feb 22, 2017 10:30:00 AM

There is an old saying that if all you have is a hammer, every problem starts to look a lot like a nail. The humble electronic spreadsheet has been with us since shortly after breakfast on the morning of modern computing, with LANPAR providing spreadsheet capability to users of large mainframe computers as far back as 1969. Visicalc was the software that launched a thousand Macs, and helped a small start-up tech company with a fruit-based name climb out of their garage and become the behemoth they are today.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management, Dimensions of metadata, data alignment, data management

Recognizing the Data Gaps in Your Business and Filling Them Effectively: The Magic Quadrant Leader's Way

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Feb 17, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Think back to your favorite adventure movie. There’s probably a canonized moment that shows the intrepid hero leading his troupe through the forest or jungle, searching for a bridge that will guide them all across the smoky abyss to safety. You’ve seen it before, right? And of course, when they do come across the bridge, they find it worn away, that there are huge gaps, or it’s completely destroyed so there’s no way to get to the other side of the canyon. That spells trouble.

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Topics: Data Governance, big data, metadata management, Adaptive, data alignment, data management, data lakes, Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

Maintaining Order In Your Data Governance With A Metadata Management Solution

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Feb 13, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Order and organization have become buzzwords thanks to today’s trend towards minimalism. There’s “the life-changing magic of cleaning up,” entire websites dedicated to bringing a minimalist mindset to every area of life, with tips, tricks and articles galore full of instructions on how to de-clutter your house, your office, even your car. It may seem to be a bit much, but even the most disorganized among us can admit that creating order out of chaos makes an immeasurable difference to effectiveness, productivity, and general wellbeing.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, big data, metadata management, data management, managing your data lake, benefits of metadata management, create order in your data

Do I Really Need A Metadata Management System?

Posted by Chloe Olewitz on Feb 7, 2017 11:00:00 AM

There’s no question that metadata management is important as a practice, but it’s not always obvious to see why it’s immediately crucial for your business in particular. Big data is an ever-increasing industry, and as we progress further and further into these technological times, big data is growing exponentially in both sheer size and business importance. And in companies and organizations that deal in huge quantities of data, learning how to process, analyze, and use that data effectively is an ability that is founded primarily on metadata management.

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Topics: Data Governance, metadata management solutions, big data, metadata management, irish metadata management company, data alignment, benefits of metadata management, business ontology, why you need metadata management

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