How to Build a Successful Data Lake: Look at your Information Strategy
by Michael Hiskey | October 10, 2018
In today’s world, a data lake is the foundation of information management — and, when built successfully, it can empower all end-users, even nontechnical ones, to use data and unlock its value. This post shows how to set the right foundation to maximize the value of your data lake.
You need a healthy relationship with your CRM
by Michael Hiskey | September 26, 2018
Asymmetric relationships, where people do not feel like equals, are generally unhealthy. So, why do people put up with these types of relationships with their CRM? This article explores how the Data Hub can get your CRM to not only store information, but also share that data.
Solita & Semarchy Partner at the Data 2020 Summit, Stockholm
by Rich Branch | September 13, 2018
Thinking of data quality, governance, master and reference data in silos only serves to perpetuate the silos of information that data-driven projects seek to address.
Post-GDPR: Keep your good data out of bad hands
by Michael Hiskey | August 28, 2018
Since GDPR came into effect May 25, 2018, everything you do with your data may be used against you. Although GDPR gives EU citizens the biggest data privacy rights in history, including the “right to be forgotten,” it could also open the door for data to become a weapon of mass destruction.
When it comes to data, the interface matters as much as the information
by Michael Hiskey | August 07, 2018
The digital revolution has been as much cultural as technical. Empowering nontechnical users provides the path forward: shoring up systems that get data out of stale silos and into everyone’s hands. This post explains how intuitive interfaces bring value from your enterprise software.
Making Sense of Application Data Management
by Michael Hiskey | July 24, 2018
Recently, businesses have been retooling their data management strategy by focusing on the larger architecture of the data hub. This blog post takes a deeper dive into a critical component of the data hub: application data management (ADM).
AAIS: Building an Interactive Insurance Product Development & Delivery Platform on the Data Lake
by Michael Hiskey | July 12, 2018
The Data Lake is the to-be model for modern data management. Left unchecked, governance, quality and reference data can get out of control. AAIS employed the xDM Intelligent Data Hub from Semarchy to curate and pair information from the data lake with product information empowering business users.
Client Advisory Board - France June 2018
by Michael Hiskey | July 06, 2018
The first Client Advisory Board meeting in France for Semarchy Enthusiasts - June, 2018. Summary of the meeting and discussions [Blog]
CSI: Data Governance at PIMCO
by Semarchy | June 12, 2018
PIMCO shared with the Data Governance & Information Quality Conference attendees their experiences building an Intelligent data Hub for their CRM Strategic Initiative (CSI). Read a summary and download the slides,
Pragmatic GDPR: Single View of Person
by Michael Hiskey | June 12, 2018
This is an overview of advanced classes on GDPR that focus on practical experience, rather than “What is GDPR and why should you care.", it will require the right blend of people processes and technology to successfully meet the data requirements associated with GDPR.
Perfect Customer Loyalty Depends on Perfecting Customer Data
by Lane Hartman | May 30, 2018
For perfect customer experience depends on the ability to know who each customer is, and the ability for the right employee to easily and quickly access all relevant details of their relationship with the company.for the perfect customer experience you need readily-accessible mastered data.