Data Governance Compliance: General Data Protection Regulation with Waterline Data

Introduction: The European Union (EU) published the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2016. After a two-year transition period, GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR applies to the processing and protection of the personal data of all data subjects, including customers, employees, and prospects. The regulation applies to organizations and data […]

Data Sovereignty: Extending Beyond the European Union GDPR

Introduction: Data sovereignty refers to legislation that covers information that is subject to the laws of the country in which the information is located or stored. Data sovereignty impacts the protection of data and is affected by governmental regulations for data privacy, data storage, data processing, and data transfers across country boundaries. These laws are […]

Data Governance Compliance for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation

Introduction: The European Union (EU) published the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2016. After a two-year transition period, the GDPR will go into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR applies to the processing of personal data of all data subjects, including customers, employees, and prospects. The regulation applies to organizations and data […]

Acceptable Use of Customer Information in a Big Data Context

Introduction: New data sources, such as social media, web clicks, electronic medical records, sensors, and call detail records, are generating customer data at an unprecedented rate. All this new data can be put— and is currently— put to good use to make our lives better. For example, one service provider mines social media and other […]

Acceptable Use of Employee Information in a Big Data World

Introduction: We are literally drowning in data today. By its very nature, employee information is highly sensitive. However, human resource professionals are facing new challenges with the advent of big data. A number of these challenges relate to the acceptable use of employee information especially when combined with new types of data. The legal framework […]

Best Practice Polices to Support Alation Data Catalog

A data catalog is a single inventory of data sources that allows analysts and business users to easily access, understand, query, and transform data in a collaborative manner. Data catalogs are part of a broader phenomenon around so-called data democratization, which involves unleashing access to data across the enterprise to drive business value. Alation® Data […]

Data Governance in a Box with Oracle

Introduction:Data governance is the formulation of policy to optimize, secure, and leverage information as an enterprise asset by aligning the objectives of multiple functions. In this white paper, we will discuss an end-to-end approach to operationalize data governance with Oracle. The white paper will focus on key people and process aspects of data governance. Overall […]

Data Sharing Agreements: A Solution to Data Hoarding

Introduction:Data sharing agreements are contracts that govern the sharing of data between two entities. These entities may be divisions of the same company or distinct legal entities. Data sharing agreements cover a number of topics, including: A list of attributes being shared Contractual restrictions on data use Responsibility for data quality Acceptable use standards for […]

Data Governance in a Box With IBM InfoSphere: Leveraging IBM’s Tooling to Operationalize Data Governance

Introduction:Data governance is the formulation of policy to optimize, secure, and leverage information as an enterprise asset by aligning the objectives of multiple functions. In this white paper, we will discuss an end-to-end approach to operationalize data governance using IBM InfoSphere. Overall Approach Develop your Data Governance Establish Data Categories Appoint Data Stewards Identify Critical […]

SAS®: A Comprehensive Platform for Big Data Governance, Data Management and Analytics

Introduction:Today we are drowning in data from sources such as social media, call transcripts, smart meters and digital pictures. In its 2011 Digital Universe study, Extracting Value From Chaos, IDC estimates that the amount of information in the digital universe exceeded 1.8 zettabytes (1.8 trillion gigabytes) in 2011 and is doubling every two years. This […]