Enterprise Information Management in the 21st Century

EIM in the age of Semantcs, Big Data, and Social Media

Link Roundup – July 22, 2012

Here are some links in the world of Enterprise Information Management that you may have missed last week:

Big Data

The Multi-Billion-Dollar Data Management Challenge (Slahdot.org) – The solving of an issue should not be abandoned just because of the size of the issue – see US Moon Landing, 1969…

Making Big Data Usable for ‘the Rest of Us’ (ITBusinessEdge) – Where we are tool-wise…

The Deadly Cost of Ignoring Big Data: $71.2 Million per Year (Oracle) – If you get past the “deadly” hyperbole and the sales pitch at the end, this is a good analysis of actual costs of data overload…

DERI and Fujitsu Team Up on Research Program (semanticweb.com) – Use cases for using Linked Data to make sense of Big Data…

Data Governance

Riding Herd on Excel BI Use Isn’t Easy, But It’s Necessary (TechTarget) – An update on one of my favorite subjects – “SpreadMarts”…

3 More Capabilities to Control Data Growth (IBM – Mastering Data Management) – Very few DG programs take relative worth of data elements into account – this article stresses it – and, since this isn’t the Data Quality section, I’ll not mention the DQ issue with the title 😉

Why Governance Counts in a Social World (IBM – Mastering Data Management) – As data becomes more socialized, your governance responsibilities go up…

Data Quality

The Big Tower of Babel (Henrik Sorensen) – So true…this is the point where the client throws up his hands at the complexity of the issue…

The Five Stages of Data Quality (OCDQBlog) – Bravo, Mr. Harris…

Linked/Open Data

Data is Potential (LostBoy) – A great discussion about where we will be drawing lines on the accessibility of Open Data…

Semantics

Globe-town.org Opens Up Climate Data (semantic web.com) – An application of Semantic principles to tackle an important issue…

“Enterprises Need the Semantic Web” (semantic web.com) – Arguing that Semantic technologies should be the enterprise’s “technology of choice”…

Did I miss anything? Let me know in the comments…

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