Data Governance

magnetic tape Data Governance

Latest data storage breakthrough. A reminder of the need to let go.

A few days ago, I read this article in Gizmodo about how the lab coats at Sony and IBM developed a new kind of tape that can store 25GB of data per square inch. The “ah ha” in all of this is that a spooled kilometer of this tape can hold 330TB of data, requiring a lot less space than what a hard drive currently requires.

Read More August 8th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
data catalog and metadata management Data Governance

Are You and Your Metadata No Longer Friends?

  “Metadata is our friend,” said Hitachi’s CTO at Meritalk’s Big Data Brainstorm late last year.   He was talking about how metadata can be used to create a tiered storage system to prevent data lakes from turning into data swamps. But he’s also right […]

Read More May 23rd, 2017 | Todd Goldman
cost and risk of redundant data Data Governance

The Real Cost and Risk of Redundant Data

How big of a problem is data redundancy? If you are like most companies, it is much bigger than any one thing. You see, data to business has become like fly to flypaper. Once the cost of storage began its steep descent in 2005, cloud […]

Read More February 2nd, 2017 | Todd Goldman
chief data officer moves to board room Data Governance

2017 Prediction #3: The CDO Finally Moves into the BOARD ROOM

This particular prediction will be a little difficult to prove, but I will start off by stating that I am definitely not alone in my opinion about the rise of the CDO. Gartner recently wrote in its second CDO Survey (The State of the Office […]

Read More January 31st, 2017 | Todd Goldman