Dylan Jones

3月 202017
 

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you've surely noticed the increasing numbers of headlines about big data, Hadoop, internet of things (IoT) and, of course, data streaming. For many companies, this next generation of data management is clearly marked "to play with later." That's because adopting the next wave [...]

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2月 212017
 

As you work toward data compliance, Dylan Jones says keep it simple – start with the 4F’s: Function, Flow, Form, Foster. Part 1 looks at the first two.

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2月 062017
 

The financial sector has always been subjected to regulatory compliance laws and directives. Consumers, lawmakers and politicians would expect no less. But it's fair to say that the financial sector has witnessed a "hockey stick" trend regarding new regulations in recent years. Last year I talked about how compliance is […]

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1月 052017
 

What are the most useful skills a data quality leader can possess? As an editor of an online data quality magazine, I naturally get asked this type of question regularly at events and meetups. My answer may surprise some who are expecting a data-centric response. I firmly believe that sales and […]

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12月 162016
 

During a data quality assessment, one of my clients discovered that a large chunk of data that ultimately fed into their business analytics engine was sourced externally. After examining the contracts surrounding this data, I found that 100% of it failed to possess service-level agreements (SLAs) for the quality of […]

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11月 302016
 

Balance. This is the challenge facing any organisation wishing to exploit their customer data in the digital age. On one side we have the potential for a massive explosion of customer data. We can collect real-time social media data, machine data, behavioural data and of course our traditional master and […]

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10月 312016
 

Many people have the perception that data governance is all about policies and mandates, committees and paperwork, without any real "rubber on the road" impact. I want to dispel this viewpoint by sharing a simple example of how one company implemented data governance to enforce something practical that delivered long-term […]

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10月 312016
 

Many people have the perception that data governance is all about policies and mandates, committees and paperwork, without any real "rubber on the road" impact. I want to dispel this viewpoint by sharing a simple example of how one company implemented data governance to enforce something practical that delivered long-term […]

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