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What am I doing…?

17 Nov

Someone asked the other day if I was still blogging – the answer is yes, but… During the summer I joined the teaching team at University of Maryland to teach a course in data governance and data quality in the Graduate Information Management Program. Between creating the course content and teaching the course, it has consumed all of the creative energy that I normally put into the blog articles.

Hang tight. I will be posting again soon.


The more things change, the more they stay the same…

16 Jun

Very amusing article – totally agree that the addition of a CDO if too broadly defined begins to confuse things. Is the CDO part of an integrated strategy to move things ahead, or a tactical band-aid response to an organizational problem?


Seven ways to use Big Data in Health Care

2 Jan

This article  summarizes a range of ways that health organizations are using big data in the post-ACA environment.


It’s good reading for shedding light on the role of private companies in driving analytics innovations.



Primer on Big Data, Hadoop and “In-memory” Data Clouds

25 Aug

This is a good article. There have been a number of articles recently on the hype of big data, but the fact of the matter is that the technology related to what people are calling “big data” is here to stay, and it is going to change the way complex problems are handled. This article provides an overview. For those looking for products, this has a good set of links.

This is a good companion piece to the articles by Wayne Eckerson referenced in this post

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