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Data Governance: Building the Foundation for Analytics

Date: This event took place live on June 18 2015

Presented by: Jennifer Reed, Henry Mlodozeniec

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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You want to create a Data Lake and store large volumes of disparate data on a Hadoop cluster for advanced analytics. You have completed a small scope proof of concept (POC) and are ready to take next steps and bring in more data.

But what about Data Governance - what role does it play in implementing a Data Lake? And as the data silos come down, how do you deal with the politics and compliance issues that come with data ownership and responsibility? Does Big Data Governance exist?

In this webcast, we will discuss the following:

  • The integral role the four pillars of Data Governance play in your strategy: data privacy, data quality, process integration, data lifecycle management
  • Key factors in co-mingling disparate data sets; such as adapting governance policies that were written when data was silo'ed and identifying when and when not to link sources
  • Software and architectural best practice considerations for better integration of a Data Lake into an existing Data Governance framework

About Jennifer Reed, Director of Product Management, Novetta

Jenn Reed is responsible for defining and implementing product strategy for Novetta Entity Analytics. In this
role, she provides oversight of technical and marketing strategy for the product and establishes and maintains relationships with clients, partners, and analysts, seeking new market opportunities. Jenn joined Novetta after
serving as a Senior Product Manager at IBM, where she was responsible for overseeing MDM strategy for Big Data, including unstructured data correlation, for which she was a co-inventor, and entity resolution on Hadoop. With more than 20 years of technical expertise and background in financial services and government, Jennifer is passionate about turning that knowledge into easier to implement solutions that solve the highly complex, real-world needs of Big Data customers.

About Henry Mlodozeniec, Director, Information Exploitation, Novetta

Henry T. Mlodozeniec is responsible for directing a team of dedicated technologists helping one of Novetta's largest Department of Defense (DoD) customers push the boundaries of large-scale information exploitation and knowledge creation. As a data acquisition lead, he works with dozens of DoD partners to execute data sharing agreements, directing the cataloging, inspection, and legal compliance activities for data sources throughout their lifecycle.

Over the past 18 years, Henry has worked in almost every role in the software development lifecycle, ultimately specializing in project management and engineering leadership. Prior to joining Novetta, Henry was a Director of Consulting Services at Metier, and a Principal at American Management Systems/CGI, where he was part of the Environmental Systems Group building custom permitting and enforcement systems for the Minnesota, New Jersey, and Mississippi state departments of environmental quality. While at CGI, Henry also served as part of a corporate team in charge of achieving CGI's ISO 9001 certification.