Filed under: Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Data Governance, Data Integration, information strategy, Metadata
Even if in reality the dividing lines for data management are not always well-defined, it is possible to organize different aspects of information management within a virtual stack that suggests the interfaces and dependencies across different functional layers, which we will examine from the bottom – up.
I was reading Tom Redman’s blog posting at the data roundtable about the customer-supplier model for data and thought it would be worth raising a particular question regarding an ongoing assumption about data use. Tom’s posting suggests that as individuals should cast themselves into a supplier or customer role. The suppliers should consider who the customers are and ask themselves whether they are meeting their customers’ needs. The customers should consider who the suppliers are and “act like customers.”
This model may work in a constrained environment where those roles can be ascertained. But that may be an assumption that is rapidly changing…
Just got back from the Data Governance and Data Quality conference in San Diego, and here are some quick reflections:
Filed under: Business Impacts, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Data Quality
The Practitioner’s Guide to Data Quality Improvement has been included in the IT feed at Alltop!