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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.

Reducing The Effects Of Ransomware With Data Governance

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At Teknion we promote the 'governance by design' approach, which binds data governance to the ecosystem of digital risk management.

The best solution to managing risk is simple

Did you Know?

Data Governance involves managing tangible risk.

The data governance practitioner has to balance privacy, security, and access in ways that the organization feels supported in its initiatives and progress.

Regulatory compliance will guide the minimal requirements for access control, lineage, and retention policies, but even these can pose challenges for companies that thrive in organic growth. Laws change, processes are slow to adjust, and risk appetites differ.

Tips For Building A New Cloud Data Warehouse @ Blue Cross Blue Shield

Having recently wrapped up a Cloud Data Warehouse project for a Blue Cross Blue Shield organization, I thought it would be great to share some insight into tips to improve your chances for successfully moving to a modern Cloud Data Warehouse. Whether the project is a new Cloud Data Warehouse or a migration from an on-premise Data Warehouse to the Cloud, you will find these tips helpful.

CHFA's Digital Transformation Journey

Last month, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jon Sakanai, Business Intelligence Manager at Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA). CHFA is Colorado's trusted partner for affordable and responsible homeownership. Watch Video Interview Here

Teknion Announces Launch of Validatar 2020.4 & New Validatar Branding

Teknion Data Solutions announces the release of significant feature enhancements to Validatar, a data quality management platform developed by Teknion to “Improve Trust In Your Data” through the streamlining and automation of the discovery, testing & monitoring of an organization’s data assets.

Tableau Conference-ish 2020

Kudos to Tableau for pulling off a fully virtual TC 20 conference. Wow!  Amazing orchestration of content, entertainment, speakers and technical delivery.  Here is hoping we we can be back together in-person in 2021!

As we come out of the amazing TC 20 conference, we wanted to reflect on a couple of the sessions we attended and a general point of view of what we saw and heard this year.  

Snowflake: From The Public Cloud To The Public Market

Snowflake’s IPO Signals Continued Momentum for Data Migration to the Cloud

Why Great Companies Invest in Data & Analytics During Market Downturns

COVID-19 has profoundly impacted our nation’s economy. While there are health metrics and indicators that provide reason for optimism that our country is nearing the peak of this pandemic, most market forecasts view a recession as increasingly likely due to the gradual, phased approach to reopening the economy.

Tableau 2020.2 – A GameChanger For visual analytics

Gamechanger is a term that is sometimes thrown around casually, but in the case of Tableau 2020.2 it is not simply a buzzword. Tableau has released one of the most paradigm-shifting features in years along with a plethora of new functionality that make life and visual analytics a lot easier. Here’s some of what the new release has in store: