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Posts Tagged ‘enterprise information management’

7 Best Practices for Governance Success

Have you ever heard the (sarcastic) phrase: “hello, we are from the government and we are here to help”? The underlying intent obviously is to imply that government, or governance, is really not that helpful. I agree that governance performed poorly can be a detriment, but it doesn’t have to be. There are some practices […]

Hadoop Summit Becomes Dataworks Summit #HS16SJ

At the end of the last keynote at Hadoop Summit 2016, Herb Cunitz (President of Hortonworks) announced that as part of the continuing effort to make a bigger tent, next year’s conference will be called Dataworks Summit. First question, will we still get the fun but mildly scary 3D elephant render?   Nobody is surprised […]

Predictive Analytics to Reduce Readmissions

Predictive Analytics To Reduce Patient Readmissions

Patient readmissions are a big problem in U.S. hospitals and have become an area of focus for the healthcare industry and the Government. Patients that are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged increase healthcare costs approximately $17.5 billion annually. Hospitals are investing in predictive analytics solutions to help reduce patient readmissions […]

5 Things You Won’t Want to Miss at #SIFMATech 2014

The key drivers of global finance and new technology forces have converged on the financial services industry forcing firms to adapt and transform their business in order to win market share and operate more efficiently. Our financial services team is excited to head to New York next week to participate in the discussions at SIFMA Tech around how technology […]

Stages of MDM…

MDM is a popular topic and many organizations are in different stages of MDM journey. Many times clients (primarily IT) want to engage consultants who can recommend a MDM tool and start the implementation, bypassing the Planning / Pre-planning stages. Typically this leads to a MDM solution which is not thought through completely or end […]

Innovation in IT?

 I was reading the interview of Jamie Miller, the new CIO of General Electric.  Please do check out the interview. Some of the key focus areas she was describing are: Innovation Simplification Employee experience Cyber security Investing in our IT talent   The innovation explained in this interview revolves around the mobile technology, and big […]

Information is Your Competitive Advantage

Information Is Your Competitive Advantage

Information has always been available to us, but never before has there been so much at our finger tips, coming at us so quickly from many different sources. We can no longer continue managing our enterprise information the same way we have for the last 30 years, it is not sufficient. With that I would […]

In-Memory Database Solutions

After attending many marketing sessions on In-Memory database like HP Vertica, Oracle Exalytics, Kognitio, SAP HANA, and SQL*Server 2014 with in-memory capabilities, finally I got an opportunity to look under the hood.  I  attended the SAP HANA training, and had the firsthand experience in playing with the In-Memory database. Gartner says, at least 35% of […]

10 Benefits of Enterprise Information Management in Healthcare

This month, we completed an interview with our healthcare analytics strategist, Juliette Silver. We wanted to understand how enterprise information management strategies can specifically optimize business performance, reduce costs, mitigate risks and improve quality of care. From the interview, I take away at least 10 major benefits to establishing and leveraging an enterprise information management […]

Data Governance and Data Stewardship – keys to successful enterprise data initiatives

When embarking on enterprise data initiatives, such as Meaningful Use, BI or supporting the conversion to ICD-10, success is very often correlated to the degree of business involvement. For enterprise data initiatives, there are three types of business (here meaning non-IT) involvement required: Stakeholder involvement (these, of course, are the people for whom we are […]