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Are Your Ready for the “Data Tsunami” from the Affordable Care Act Ruling?

The recent Supreme Court 6-3 ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows health insurance consumers to receive federal subsidies regardless of their state’s role in running their insurance market makes healthcare insurance coverage. I personally believe regardless of political affiliation, having health insurance coverage for all this is a good thing for our society.... more

Customer Ready: Electronic Shelf Labels

Our blog series #CustomerReady comes with small anecdotes on information and data and their Impact and customer experience. Whatch the video first. Failures on product labeling are just over the place. If I don’t see them on my own informed purchase journey, They jump into my face on social media. did you know coke contains... more

5 things Business Execs Need to Know About Data

Whether you’re a CFO, CMO, Head of Sales, Risk, Compliance, Human Resources, having the right data in your business applications is critical for success.  Unfortunately, most business executives are often shielded from what really goes on under the covers, where all that data comes from, how it gets transformed, cleansed, and delivered into your CRM,... more


Information Governance or Data Governance?

Started by Dennis. Last reply by Arvind Jun 11. 4 Replies

Which do you prefer and why - Information Governance and Data Governance?  What do you see as the difference(s) (if any) between the two?  Thanks!Continue

Big data governance research study

Started by Stephanie May 21. 0 Replies

My name is Stephanie Cutter, and I am a doctoral student at Capella University.  I am currently seeking volunteers with experience in managing big data environments to participate in my research study.  The purpose of the research study is to uncover patterns in how data governance mechanisms are being used to manage big data environments.Volunteers with the following experience are sought:1. Must have held a role as a professional or consultant with data management responsibilities.2. Data…Continue


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Terri Mikol


Director, Data Governance

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Terri has 29 years of experience in Information Technology with a focus on software development and transforming data into valuable information.  She has worked in Healthcare related organizations for 26 years, with 12 years of focus on Healthcare Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence, and 4 years  of focus on Data Governance. 

Read her blog, "Data Governance for Improving Patient Care".


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