It has been stated that the most common failure of a software project is caused by not capturing or understanding what the system is required to achieve. This is equally true of your information needs; have you truly captured your
The world is changing, people are changing, organisations are changing, and this is no different for data requirements. An organisation needs to accept this and makes sure that change requirements are captured, impact assessed, acted upon and communicated. During my
A colleague of mine recently posted a very interesting blog titled Do you trust your data? This led me to think about the issues from the perspective of the data i.e. if I am a data set can I trust
As we approach the 12th day of Christmas and start to look to the year ahead, I wondered what a Chief Data Officer (CDO) might have put on their Christmas list?
Save the Planet: Recycle your rubbish Or Save your space: Recycle your data As we move from winter to the summer months’ people often think about cleaning their homes and gardens and this may include removing some of the clutter
I guess it depends on what you want; both would be acceptable as a piece of bread. However, the occasion and its intended use will be the likely leading deciding factors. For example, a roll may be more appropriate for
It will be no surprise that data on its own has little value, it’s the meaning of that data that brings any kind of benefit. But what value does it bring us?
You may have good governance practises and robust data management processes in place but who is actually keeping your data updated; or in some cases not? Whilst most organisations agree that having a data quality framework in place is the