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Data strategy investment vs perceived cost – can they meet in the middle?

As data continues to surge into organisations from all different corners within this digitally transforming world, business decision makers no doubt feel compelled to invest in their data strategies and the technology that supports these, for long-term gain – and rightly so. Enterprise Information Management (EIM) has thus become a critical focus for many business …

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Big Data Privacy

In my previous blog I discussed Big Data Security, which is about the protection of data in storage and in transit. In this post I focus on privacy, which refers to protecting the rights of the individuals or organisations represented by the data. Privacy breaches of any sensitive data can cost an organisation dearly, both …

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Big Data Security

Because Big Data is really about volumes of new information moving into, within and through the organisation, two key factors that must be considered are security and privacy. Security is about the protection of the data in storage and in transit, whereas privacy refers to protecting the rights of the “subjects” represented by the data. …

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HISA Big Data 2013 Conference

I was fortunate to attend the HISA Big Data in Health and Biomedicine conference in Melbourne. The HISA conference is one of my favourites, because you get to hear about all the interesting and challenging applications of analytics in this intrinsically rewarding field. Last year the conference was about Data Governance, with Big Data featuring …

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