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Articles by David Loshin

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Computed Attributes, Entity Resolution and Connectivity Hierarchies Summary
David Loshin suggests that it is worth considering the potential of the types of computed or calculated data elements associated with data subject areas that are subjected to entity resolution. The end of the article poses an interesting question, and you’re encouraged to reply.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Profiling, Data Management, Social Media

by David Loshin | 0 comments
07-29-2010
Data Governance and Data Architecture: Initial Thoughts Summary
Because of the growing interest in enterprise-wide data reuse, there is a need for specific policies for data governance associated with different aspects of data architecture, with the intention of establishing a high level of maturity and capability.

Topics: Data Governance, Information Management, Architecture, Metadata, Master Data Management (MDM)

by David Loshin | 1 comment
06-24-2010
Managing Data Quality in the Face of Organizational Change Summary
The policies, processes, and procedures of an ongoing data quality program must be able to persist even in the face of change. This article provides examples of organizational change that have ramifications in association with an organization’s data quality program.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Quality

by David Loshin | 0 comments
05-13-2010
Master Data Management Drivers and the Reliance on Data Governance Summary
In the rush to realize the benefits of a master data management (MDM) solution, the deployment of MDM often precedes two important aspects of any significant undertaking. David Loshin cautions against this approach and provides a list of critical MDM and data governance concepts that should be considered prior to purchasing any tools.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Quality, Master Data Management (MDM)
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by David Loshin | 0 comments
04-29-2010
Application Contexts for Data Profiling Summary
The review of some basic application contexts in which profiling plays a part, says David Loshin, will ultimately help to demonstrate how a collection of relatively straightforward analytic techniques can be combined to shed light on the fundamental perspective of information utility for multiple purposes.

Topics: Analytics, Data Quality, Data Profiling

by David Loshin | 0 comments
03-25-2010
Master Data Management: Moving Forward... Summary
David Loshin provides an insightful look at the master data management (MDM) market, specifically Talend's recent product announcement and the acquisitions by Informatica and IBM.

Topics: Information Management, Data Integration, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Profiling

by David Loshin | 0 comments
02-25-2010
Social Media, Content, Structure and Wagging the Long Tail Summary
David Loshin questions whether or not social media data has anything to contribute to business analytics.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics, Social Media
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by David Loshin | 1 comment
01-28-2010
Customer Analytics Summary
The starting point for a customer analytics program, says David Loshin, should focus on four conceptual value areas: decreasing costs, increasing revenue, maximizing productivity and establishing trust.

Topics: Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Customer Data Integration

by David Loshin | 0 comments
12-17-2009
Entity and Identification Summary
David Loshin looks at the problem organizations face when attempting to consolidate customer data for reporting and analysis, especially in support of business activities such as customer retention or cross-selling and up-selling.

Topics: Information Management, Data Quality, Query & Reporting, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Profiling, Analytics, Information Quality (IQ), Data Management
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by David Loshin | 0 comments
11-19-2009
Master Data Management Checklist #5: Data Quality Mechanics Summary
David Loshin reminds us that because master data management (MDM) is firmly rooted in data quality techniques, it is necessary to arm yourselves with the most appropriate tools for the job.

Topics: Information Management, Data Quality, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Profiling

by David Loshin | 1 comment
10-29-2009
Data Profiling and Cloud Computing Summary
David Loshin looks at how cloud computing may be the answer for the one aspect of data profiling that often seems to confound users – the elongated running time necessary to execute the profile.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Data Quality, Data Profiling, Cloud Computing
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by David Loshin | 4 comments
09-24-2009
Master Data Management Checklist #4: Data Governance Summary
The issues relating to oversight of data quality, says David Loshin, must be considered as a prerequisite to installing master data management software so that when you have begun to merge data sets, you are not surprised by the results.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM)
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by David Loshin | 0 comments
08-20-2009
Master Data Management Checklist #3: Maintaining the Enterprise Scope Summary
Continuing his series of checklists for master data management, David Loshin provides this installment to help define the scope of the master data management program as a prelude to developing a road map and planning the project phases.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM)

by David Loshin | 0 comments
07-30-2009
Master Data Management Checklist #2: Organizational Preparation Summary
David Loshin's first checklist focused on identifying the business processes whose success was impeded by the absence of a unified view of master data, or that could be significantly improved by master data consolidation. This checklist centers on readying the organization for MDM and socializing the concepts that accompany a transition to centrally managed corporate information resources.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Governance

by David Loshin | 0 comments
06-25-2009
Master Data Management Success Factors – A Checklist Summary
David Loshin begins a series of articles that will provide checklists that can be used to identify certain risk factors that may prevent the successful implementation of master data management.

Topics: Information Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Information Quality (IQ)

by David Loshin | 0 comments
05-21-2009

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