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8 GDPR Questions, Answered

8 GDPR Questions, Answered

With the deadline for GDPR compliance rapidly approaching, many organizations are facing a number of GDPR questions. In this post, we’ll answer 8 common GDPR questions that we hear from customers and prospects. 1. What is GDPR and why we should care? GDPR, or officially, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 will come into force…

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Predictive Model Governance

The Importance of Predictive Model Governance

As organizations increasingly use predictive analytics to more accurately predict their business outcomes, improve their performance, and ultimately increase their profitability, governing those models becomes more important. But today, many organizations lack the transparency and governance they need for true predictive model governance. Model governance (both researching a new model as well as ongoing governance)…

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Team of Teams

A Team of Teams: Why Collaboration is More Important than Big Data

In 2015, retired US Army General Stanley McChrystal wrote one of the best books on data: Team of Teams. The word data governance is not mentioned once in the book, but the problems the general was facing when taking command of the Joint Special Operations Task Force (JSOC) in 2003 were very much data governance…

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Why Your Data Governance Program Isn't Sustainable

Why Your Data Governance Program Isn’t Sustainable (and How to Fix It)

By now, many of the financial services institutions I work with have implemented made significant progress implementing data governance. But when I say “data governance,” I actually mean “data management.” For most, their data governance program is a series of disjointed processes held together by emails, spreadsheets and SharePoint sites. Does it work? Yes. Is…

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