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New ebook on Data Governance

Hello all,

I spent some time the last few months putting in writing an ebook on data governance as part of a corporate initiative at Winshuttle.   98 more words

Why Projects Fail – The Early Indicators – Part 3

To complete my mini-series on the early indicators of why projects fail, this month I write about the topics of:

  • Communications Management
  • Technology Issues
  • Contractual Issues…
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Data Governance

How Facebook Uses Empathy to Keep User Data Safe

Online security often focuses on technical details — software, hardware, vulnerabilities, and the like. But effective security is driven as much by people as it is by technology. 1,121 more words

Data Management

The IT Superhero

“Why are you in Backups?”

A question I got asked recently got me thinking. The backstory of how I got into the profession is a fairly boring one which includes an offsite event, some alcohol and a proposition from an old Manager of mine. 511 more words


Stata & date formats

The past few weeks I have been learning about and working with Stata. This program can handle a lot of data and uses commands to edit data or analyse it. 459 more words


FCC Votes to Reform U.S. Business Data Market

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to advance reforms of the $40 billion market for business data services, known as special access lines, and to bar some contractual practices by providers. 390 more words


Symantec CEO Stepping Down as Earnings Disappoint Wall Street

Symantec, best known for its Norton antivirus software, estimated fourth-quarter profit and revenue below analysts’ estimates, and said Chief Executive Michael Brown would step down. 216 more words