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Eliminating Data Warehouse Errors

At Teknion, we’ve been working with a large worker’s compensation insurance agency that needed help migrating their systems from on-site infrastructure into the cloud. Interestingly, they’re also using one of our partner tools, Validatar, for data quality automation.

Resultant Acquires Teknion Data Solutions

Acquisition of Dallas-based data solutions company to significantly expand Resultant’s mid-market private sector offerings

Artificial Intelligence is Neither

At Teknion, there are certain questions we get asked often. Some of the most popular relate to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. It is often marketed as a “magic bullet” for all of a company’s predictive woes.

Wordle Dashboardle: Beating Wordle with Tableau

Over the first few months of 2022, I’ve been on a bit of a Wordle craze. In early January, the game already had as many as 300,000 daily players. As soon as I learned about the daily word puzzle, I immediately started wondering how I could use data to optimize my guessing strategy. 

RANSOMWARE SERIES: Demonstrating Truthful Documentation and Lessons Learned

Demonstrating That Your Documentation is Truthful and Faithful

Data governance assists tremendously in documenting and having the right policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures. This enables anybody in the organization, as well as insurance companies and other ruling bodies, to see the depth of documentation and ensure there is protection over their data.

RANSOMWARE SERIES: The Path Less Traveled and Tips of the Trade

The Path Less Traveled: knowing who exactly owns the data and acting responsibly.

When a business does not take ownership of its data, IT and cyber security end up having to pick up the tab on it. This is not a proper way for businesses to own data. They must have some form of governance so that IT and cyber know what they consider important and why, how they curate it and keep it healthy, and how they maintain the data’s quality.

RANSOMWARE SERIES: Is Data Governance a Team Sport?

When it comes to data governance, technical and business stewards are not always understood as being pivotal to the health, maintenance, and control of the data. Sometimes, cybersecurity professionals feel like they are the ones protecting the data. While they are to an extent, they’re not necessarily knowledgeable in the transformation of the data, the use of it, the meaning, the value, and where the data stands as an asset in the organization.

What the Rise of the DATA ACT Means for Data Analysts

The Data Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, technically launched in 2017, is about to become more visible in 2022. This act seeks to create an open data set for all federal spending.

RANSOMWARE SERIES: The Lifecycle Management of Data

While the basics that make up the lifecycle of data management have been around for a very long time, the basics of cyber security are new. The following components of data governance are the foundation for these basics:

Introducing Govern by Design™

The need for data governance is becoming increasingly important in the world of rules and regulations... But why should you care?

First, let’s tackle definitions. While there are many different definitions out there, Teknion’s Data Governance Practice Lead, Paola Sabiene, describes data governance as the following:

Moving to the Cloud

7 Tips for Selecting the Right Strategy and Tools

Moving your data to the cloud can help manage costs and increase agility. In the cloud, you can scale up or down as needed to handle spikes in demand and control costs.

Government Space Exploration & Their Third Parties Paid A Heavy Price Due To This DG Issue

Did You Know?

Government Space Exploration and their Third Parties paid a heavy price in 1999 due to a data governance issue.