By Malcolm Hawker, Thought Leader | CDO | Data Strategy | Master Data Management | Data Governance | Host of the CDO Matters Podcast What would happen if CDOs consciously decided to delay efforts on defining a data strategy, choosing...
Interview with Tiankai Feng, Head of Product Data Governance at Adidas by Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach, Nicola Askham Ltd, March 23, 2023 Tiankai has been working in data all his career with experience in Data Analytics, Data Science...
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Nigel Turner, Principal Consultant, Global Data Strategy, Ltd As an experienced data governance specialist, I am often asked why many data governance initiatives fail.  There are many reasons for failure but having helped many organisations refresh and revitalise governance programmes...
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Whatever it is you are working on, it is almost  certainly made up of many, sometimes very many, pieces. Each of the pieces interacts with other pieces to achieve some valuable result. This means that there is a need to...
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The Crucial Art of Pre-Project Problem Analysis Adrian Reed, Principal Consultant, Blackmetric Business Solutions A common problem that affects projects is that of scope creep.  It’s very easy for a situation to occur where features and changes are suggested that...
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By Ed Metera, Sr. Project Manager | Instructor | Book Author | Founder of ProcessModelingAdvisor.com Any process model is so much more than a flowchart. It is an abstraction of current or future real-world operations. Process modeling is one of...
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By Dr Irina Steenbeek, Data Management Practitioner & Coach  We, data management professionals, often use the term “data management framework.”  But do we all have the same understanding of its meaning and the various approaches to its implementation? In this...
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By Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach Such are the demands of modern business it is important to understand that we cannot put the same level of data governance onto all data that we have in our organisation. There is...
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January 26, 2023 | Nicola Askham Gary has over 40 years in IT with experience across a variety of industry sectors including developing and leading teams across IT Services, Project and Programme Management, Application Development, and over the last 10...
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21 December, 2022 | Irina Steenbeek Here more from Irina at our Master Data Management & Data Governance Conference on 9 – 12 May 2023. A data lineage initiative is on the agenda of many data management and business professionals....
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January 12, 2023 | Nicola Askham Happy New Year! I hope you all had a lovely festive season and are looking forward to 2023 as much as I am!  I have had a well-earned rest and I’m now raring to...
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Business Change and Transformation Conference and Digital Workplace Conference Europe 2023
We’re pleased to announce that the agenda for the Business Change & Transformation Conference Europe, co-located with the brand-new Digital Workplace Conference, 20 – 22 March 2023 is now live. >>View agenda>>Book by 28 February and save 10% Are you involved in change and/or...
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By Edmund Metera, Process Modeling Advisor The Beautiful Game Whether you call it football or soccer, “the Beautiful Game” as it is widely known, has simple rules of play. But playing soccer is another matter. It is a highly dynamic,...
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IRM UK are excited to announce that the Business Change & Transformation Conference Europe will be co-located with the brand-new Digital Workplace Conference and is taking place in London from 20 – 22 March 2023. The theme for the 2023...
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By Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach. One: There are different understandings of the terminology within the same organisation Most organisations are full of lots of jargon and terminology which can mean different things to different people. It’s all very...
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By Danette McGilvray, Granite Falls Consulting, Inc Most of us are familiar with the phrase “It’s a Small World” made famous by the Disney song of the same name. We hear it often enough that it feels trite.  But there...
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By Line Karkov, Senior Business Analyst at DM – fagforening The first time I attempted using specification by example, I failed. A couple of years ago, I was the product owner for a development team of external developers from a...
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By Nick Malik, Digital Transformation Strategist, Chief Architect, former CIO, Servant Leader, Infosys My colleague Gideon Slifkin posted recently on LinkedIn, listing many of the responsibilities that he attributes to the Architecture Review Board (ARB). The concept of an ARB...
An immensely useful invention. By Michiel Heyns van Staden, Data Strategy, Solutions and Analytics Lead, Absa Group Being able to visualise often complex information in a succinct way, with the added bonus of allowing end users to interactively engage with...
By Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach, Nicola Askham Ltd This is a very short and succinct question, and I thought the answer was likely to be the same. However, when I was sent this question, I was very surprised...
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