Just in time for IBM’s Information on Demand Conference: a new book by Sunil Soares:
doubt the biggest topic in tech these days is Big Data. Sunil uses
this guide to focus on Big Data plus one of the most important tech
guide focuses on the convergence of two major trends in information
management—big data and information governance—by taking a strategic
approach oriented around business cases and industry imperatives. With
the advent of new technologies, enterprises are expanding and handling
very large volumes of data; this book, nontechnical in nature and geared
toward business audiences, encourages the practice of establishing
appropriate governance over big data initiatives and addresses how to
manage and govern big data, highlighting the relevant processes,
procedures, and policies. It teaches readers to understand how big data
fits within an overall information governance program; quantify the
business value of big data; apply information governance concepts such
as stewardship, metadata, and organization structures to big data;
appreciate the wide-ranging business benefits for various industries and
job functions; sell the value of big data governance to businesses; and
establish step-by-step processes to implement big data governance.
is a leading expert in the field and is the founder of Information
Asset LLC, a consulting firm focused on helping clients build
information governance programs, and a former director of information
governance at IBM.
He is the author of two other high rated books: The IBM Governance Unified Process and Selling Information Governance to the Business.