Divide (BI Governance From Data Governance) And Conquer

Forrester IT

Before you invest even 10 minutes of your precious time reading this blog, please make sure it's really business intelligence (BI) governance, and not data governance best practices, that you are looking for. BI governance is a key component of data governance, but they're not the same. Data governance deals with the entire spectrum (creation, transformation, ownership, etc.) Why is BI governance key to agile BI success? BI governance.

Government IT: How Government Agencies are Making Data More Useful

CEB IT

And government agencies are taking steps to provide more accessible and usable open data. The federal government has established sites ­such as the White House’s Github page and data.gov to provide open-source code and detailed data sets, respectively, to the general public.

Decentralized Governance

Phil Windley

Summary: Decentralized systems require governance to function well. Ideally this governance should be clear, open, and effective without impacting the decentralized nature of the system. This post describes the governance of the Sovrin network.

Government IT: Government Boundaries Are Blurring – And That’s a Good Thing

CEB IT

Internal and external demand is blurring boundaries that have conventionally delineated government IT teams from the rest of their agency colleagues. And, as a result, a more open – and accessible – government is beginning to take shape. Blog Government IT Information Technology

Why Interest In “Data Governance” Is Increasing

CTOvision

Our main focus is improving what is commonly referred to as "data governance." Interest in data governance has been increasing as suggested by this three year plot of Google searches (Plotted using GOOGLE TRENDS to search for "Data Governance" on June […]. Interest is Increasing I'm working with colleagues to improve how data resources are managed.

Government IT: Four Tests to Help You Prioritize Resources

CEB IT

Far from resisting private sector influences as being irrelevant or unworkable in government, many government IT executives are using this as an opportunity to re-examine their function. Performing a governance function does not provide an IT team with carte blanche to impede delivery.

IT Governance: Lessons from the Simple Sabotage Field Manual

CEB IT

It was distributed to disgruntled citizens of enemy states to help them destabilize their governments by taking disruptive actions. Blog Corporate IT Information Technology Information Technology Governance

Finnish government scraps paper and digitises archives

Computer Weekly

The government in Finland is digitising 94 shelf kilometres of documents to save millions of euros and make the information easier to access

Government IT: How to Hire the Right Cybersecurity Workers

CEB IT

As President Trump brings the US federal government hiring freeze to an end – albeit with strict guidance to agencies to reduce the size of their workforce – one of the most in-demand sectors of the labor market will soon start seeing a flurry of recruitment ads again.

Blockchain and Governance

IT Toolbox

Blockchain is raging in popularity as cryptocurrencies continue to spawn initial currency offerings (ICOs) which in turn builds demand for internet governance technology. With so much real and cryptocurrency speeding around online at amazing speeds it becomes necessary to manage the contractual relationships and rules for currencies, contracts and settlements using fully automated and unambiguous

To succeed with the cloud, you need real governance

David Linthicum

Most enterprises don’t have a well-developed governance approach for the cloud, not even an idea of a technology solution. I view governance as the consistent enforcement of policies to place limits on how, when, why, and for what purpose a resource such as data, processes, APIs, storage, or compute is used. The best way to think about governance is as a series automated guardrails, in the form of policies, that keep you from running off a curvy road.

Thinking About “Data Program Governance”

CTOvision

One phrase in regular rotation in my elevator pitch is “data program governance." Governance means the program is planned and managed in an organized and sustainable way. Creating a data program governance strategy is not unlike creating other types of enterprise business strategies. Traditional organizational structures can create barriers to implementing a coherent enterprise-wide data governance strategy. Separate governance from services? Dennis D. McDonald.

Encrypting The Web To Defend Against NSLs And Government Meddling

Doctor Chaos

There has been lots of chatter around companies placing back doors in their products and government spying on the average citizen. InfoSec governmentA lot of this started with the Snowden ordeal. One possible reason a backdoor may find its way in a product is due to a National Security Letter (NSL). The people at Express VPN […].

UK government wants to give 6,000 teenagers cyber security training

Computer Weekly

Government launches £20m Cyber Schools Programme aimed at students aged between 14 and 18

Government aligns data laws with GDPR

Computer Weekly

The UK government announces details of its data protection law that will align with the EU’s GDPR

Government IT: Making the Most of Cybersecurity Investments

CEB IT

With cybersecurity at the forefront of the national agenda, and with a budget to strengthen their cyber-defenses, government IT leaders are now in a unique position to make substantial changes to the ways that they secure their agencies from those with malicious intent.

Datameer Introduces Big Data Governance

CTOvision

Datameer has just announced their introduction of new data governance capabilities in a Hadoop environment. Datameer’s new governance module is designed to give businesses transparency into their data pipelines while providing IT with tools to audit diligently for compliance with internal and external regulations. Read more about Datameer 's addition of Governance tools for Hadoop here. Read about why Datameer 's Big Data Governance Matters here.

Trump Advisor Kushner: Modernizing Government Tech Mission Critical

Data Center Knowledge

GovernmentObama techies say meeting with Trump transition team went well Read More.

E-Government: A Graduate Class

CIO Musings

One thing I am working on for this fall that I am very excited about is a class at VCU that is near and dear to me: E-Government. The class title is INFO 691 Topics in Information Systems – Digital Government This class is about using information and communication technologies to provide government services. Students will review and assess different levels of government and their approach to e-government.

What Is The Difference Between Data Governance and Big Data Governance?

CTOvision

The video at this link and embedded below starts with a great question: What is the difference between data governance and big data governance? In this video, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.

Government IT: ‘Modernization’ Has Too Many Meanings to be Useful

CEB IT

Those running government IT teams in the US generally agree that the IT “ecosystem” is dangerously out of date. And the newly announced American Technology Council establishes a high-level council with the mission to “transform and modernize [the federal government’s] information technology and how it uses and delivers digital services.” Improving the capabilities of a government agency to provide better or more services through new technologies.

Government IT: 5 Criteria to Prioritize Investment Decisions

CEB IT

The problem is that, when it comes to government IT projects, public sector decision-makers often lack the requisite rigor. If you work in government IT and don’t use some version of the criteria above, it’s time to start.

Artificial intelligence industry should get strategic government boost

Computer Weekly

The UK’s artificial intelligence sector will squander a historic lead unless government, industry and academia come together to give it cohesive support, says a government-sponsored report

VMware Sells Its Governments Cloud Business to QTS

Data Center Knowledge

VMware has agreed to sell its government cloud business to QTS Realty Trust, one of the biggest data center service providers in the US. Cloud Computing Colocation Deals Featured Government QTS (Quality Technology Services) VMware Washington DC AreaThe deal comes about a month after VMware, now majority-owned by Dell, announced a major shift in cloud strategy, choosing to focus more on providing technologies.

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Dubai’s integrated government on Gitex catwalk

Computer Weekly

At this year’s Gitex, Dubai's smart city project is showing off its successes in integrating government services

Microsoft: Government Should Regulate IoT Security

Data Center Knowledge

Azure IoT engineering head says bar is low in IoT security, and government should get involved Read More. Business Cloud Featured Internet of Things Microsoft Regulation Security

Cloud apps need governance too

David Linthicum

After deploying cloud systems without cloud governance, many enterprises now understand why they should have implemented governance in the first place. Other items that need governance are service/API usage and databases, as well as a good interworking with a solid security approach and technology. . However, IT pros who have learned why cloud governance is a must typically believe it's merely an infrastructure play.

Data Lakes and the Information Governance Critical Success Factor

Perficient - Digital Transformation

I was most interested in whether and how Information Governance practices were being defined and applied to this new “centralized” view of information sharing. It is this common view that requires Information Governance. Data & Analytics Healthcare Big Data Governance data governance data lake data lakes

The Dutch government defines cyber threat actors

Computer Weekly

The Dutch government commissions the creation of a scientific classification of individuals and groups involved in cyber crime

Decentralized Governance in Sovrin

Phil Windley

Summary: Decentralized systems require governance to function well. Ideally this governance should be clear, open, and effective without impacting the decentralized nature of the system. This post describes the governance of the Sovrin network.

Towards Improved Integration Governance

IT Toolbox

The full implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system usually occurs long after it has been installed, configured and launched into production. Integration of ERP with other internal and external business information systems is necessary to achieve full benefits and optimal efficiency of an ERP

Industry versus Government

IT Toolbox

What is more important to you: data security or physical security

Dell Gets Major Government Cloud Security Certification

Data Center Knowledge

IT giant’s government services division secures FedRAMP stamp of approval Read More. Cloud Computing Dell Government Security

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