Data management is an overarching term that refers to all aspects of creating, housing, delivering, maintaining and retiring data with the goal of valuing data as a corporate asset.


NewsA “culture of increased transparency” is needed at the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said, after Obamacare enrollment data were padded with dental plan customers in what she has called an error.
NewsSentient Technologies, a potential IBM Watson rival focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data, has raised $103.5 million in Series C funding.
NewsBy 2020, 80 percent of healthcare data will pass through the cloud at some point in its lifetime, as providers seek to leverage cloud based technologies and infrastructure for data collection, aggregation, analytics and decision-making. And, 65 percent of consumer transactions with healthcare organizations will be mobile by 2018.
NewsBig Data technologies like Hadoop and NoSQL could be coming to a data warehouse near you -- thanks to Teradata and MapR. The two companies have inked a partnership to ensure MapR's Hadoop and NoSQL capabilities integrate with Teradata's data warehousing portfolio.
NewsA new report from the Institute of Medicine advocates incorporating standardized social and behavioral data into electronic health records.
ColumnBig data...unstructured data…explosive data growth…information overload…compliance with regulations. If you listen to the hype about corporate information, you may never sleep soundly again. Guess what?! It doesn’t have to be complicated or costly to get control of your company’s structured and unstructured information. Digitech Systems' CEO offers guidance.
NewsAs the industry works to improve the way online banking information is shared with personal financial management apps, a debate is brewing over whether to end the decades-old practice of screen scraping.
NewsA majority of organizations identify data backup and recovery as critical, yet most also think current methodologies for backup are incomplete, and most doubt they can fully recover data in a two-hour window, according to a survey of 453 IT and security professionals in the United States and Canada conducted online by Dimensional Research in October 2014.
NewsElectronic health records (EHR) will deliver cost savings of $78 billion to the global healthcare industry between 2014 and 2019, becoming an integral part of future digital healthcare initiatives, according to a new report from technology research firm Juniper Research.
ColumnSome elders believe Millennials are spoiled and have been allowed too much to “have it their own way.” I say nonsense to this claim. We need youth to implement data management methods and techniques that their elders are hesitant, reluctant, or fearful to try.
Information Management's DM RadioMany organizations have tried master data management as a means for reconciling disparate information systems. While some projects have succeeded, many have struggled with any number of organizational, technical or process-oriented challenges. Lately, a novel technique of using graph technology offers promise. Register for this episode of DM Radio to hear this discussion.
NewsThe data economy — or the system that provides for the exchange of digitized information for the purpose of creating insights and value — grew in 2014, but in 2015 we’ll see it leap forward significantly. Here's where Big Data is heading for 2015, predicts Forrester Research.
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