Last year at this time, I created the inaugural edition of the Data Management Wonk’s Reading List. It seems to have been well-enough received so I am doing it again this year. Much like last year’s list, these books all pretty much fall within the data management, enterprise architecture, and IT management topics. The intent [...]
Tag: "data quality"
Dear Santa, My Name is David and this year I turned…um, well, let’s just say that I’m a little older than most of the other boys writing to you. I think you’ll find that I’ve been pretty good for the most part, so I’m hoping that you’ll at least hear me out on this. I’ve [...]
You know what the problem is with data management? It’s not sexy, or even interesting, to most business leaders. They couldn’t care less about data or its management; it’s actionable information and efficient, accurate processes that they desire. Data quality, master data management (MDM), data integration, even data governance; if you can’t show how these [...]
I read a lot. Seriously … a LOT. Unfortunately, I also have a rather short attention span. Due to this, I have a tendency to have three, four, or more books going at once and switch back and forth between them until they’re done. Weird, I know, but it somehow works for me. Anyway, with [...]
One of my favorite pet phrases is, “Pay me now, or pay me later; either way, you’re gonna pay me.” This is my way of pointing out that the decision being made at that moment could have long-term effects on the product being developed. I want people to see that their sub-optimal decisions can come [...]