Category Archives: Governance

ODBMS Q&A with Data Scientists Interview

See http://www.odbms.org/2016/11/qa-with-data-scientists-richard-j-self/ for the first interview in the ODBMS Q&A with Data Scientists series that I gave on 15 Nov 2016. This interview comments on aspects of Data Science such as Machine Learning, Predictive Modelling, Data Blending and Data Ingestion … Continue reading

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Keynote Talk at Pan European StrategyForum Retail at Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Center, Barcelona 22 April 2016

I am just back from presenting a keynote talk on the topic of “Governance of Big Data and Analytics to Gain Value from Location Services in the Retail Sector“. This was a very interesting conference of senior executives from the … Continue reading

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Social Media – IBM Colloquium

Mandy Chessell – Emerging Ethics around big data and analytics Questions relate to the problem that analytics can deliver value to a range of stakeholders but what are the limits? Are they sinister or ethically challenging. e.g. Target and pregnancy … Continue reading

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Applications and Adoption Session

ClearReturns company Vicky Brock Predictive analytics for Retail Challenge is “So What?” Need to develop the “So What?” culture with the “Wild Ducks” valued. Interesting and valuable questions and ideas, Data Artists? Multi disciplinary team, including psychology, economics, data analytics … Continue reading

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Introducing Governance, Big Data Analytics, Ethics and Related Ideas

This is a 45 minute talk that I gave to our first year computing students at the School of Computing and Maths at the University of Derby, in a series of Subjects in Computer Science The series can  be found … Continue reading

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IoD Day 3 – Data Stewards

John Grage, Disc0ver Financial Services Three levels, Executive, Business and Technical Data Stewards Link to ISO 27K concepts of data ownership Formally identified levels and responsibilities In Discover there are 13 at Executive level, 89 Business and 21 at technical level, a … Continue reading

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IoD Day 3 – Records and Retention Management

A very large audience, this is the best attended session I have been to. Topic is ILG – Information Lifecycle Govvernance Only about 30% of data is fundamentally needed to be kept, the remainder can probably be disposed of. Trade … Continue reading

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IoD Day 3 – Quote of the Day

In response to a question about the reducing reliability and robustness of modern systems compared 1980’s mainframe systems, a delegate said “Well if it didn’t fail no-one would know that IT was involved”

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IoD Day 3 – Nordea – Risk Strategy and Data Strategy

The drive by Regulation to shape IT Strategy snd Architecture in the Banking environment covering Risk Data Aggregation First requirement is faster than 13 day re[orting of Capital Adequcy (used to be required monthly or quarterly. Needs to merge silos between … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – Debate on Data as an Asset?

Is data an asset? Data to information to intelligence Data is a fact in a context or with a meaning Information is data linked to a request Intelligence is information with a use. Can data be valued? Do the normal … Continue reading

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