Author: Craig Nock

01 May Managing a Data Migration Rescue project

Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non-performance can always be explained away – Harold S Geneen   [caption id="attachment_16502" align="alignleft" width="300"] Gemini_Astronaut_Recovery[/caption] So, you have been tapped on the shoulder to step into a Data Migration project that is failing to achieve it’s objectives –  what...

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13 Dec Data Quality-Looking forward

Well, the Holiday season is almost here, and everyone’s attention is turning to family and a few (or hopefully lots) of days off with the special people in their lives. Here are some of the things that I am looking forward to in 2015: Quality Data Processes that...

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13 Nov Data Governance & Change

For many of us, establishing a Data Governance initiative is a major challenge which includes turf wars, lack of resources, and widespread resistance to Change. [caption id="attachment_16367" align="alignright" width="150"] Beijing Policeman - Wikimedia[/caption] I came to Data Governance when I moved into a new role, picking up...

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15 Oct First things first

Data Quality – first things first   So you have a new project coming up. Or you have an ‘initiative’ to improve corporate performance. Or you suspect there are problems - reporting or a lack of consistent information in one part of the organisation, but you do...

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30 Sep Delivering all the way to the edges

I am often struck by how companies and consultant have difficulty in effectively delivering messages to customers, clients and staff. [caption id="attachment_16264" align="alignright" width="150"] Silver Megaphone - C Bennet,[/caption] I previously worked with an organisation who have a large online presence serving many thousands of customers per...

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21 Sep White Box Data Migration

Data Migration contains many challenges, and a major one is the delivery of artefacts at the [caption id="attachment_16249" align="alignright" width="150"] Umzugskarton by HornM201[/caption] various stages of a project that stand up to the scrutiny of the business, auditors and fellow project team members.   Many products and...

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