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How Financial Institutions can get Data-Driven and Achieve Compliance at the same time.

Trust in the financial services sector is historically low. Governments around the world are imposing greater regulations to restore public confidence. Alex is used by some of the world’s largest banks to secure sensitive data, prove compliance to regulators and gain an advantage on the market.

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KBI Podcast Talks with Alex Solutions CPO Rainer Runge.

Alex Solutions Director and Chief Product Officer Rainer Runge sat down with Karissa Breen, host of the KBI Podcast, to talk about data security.

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Alex Solutions and Comma Partner to Deliver Data Governance Excellence.

Alex Solutions, the data platform for workforce productivity company, today announced a partnership with Comma to enable best-in-class metadata management.

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Alex for Open Banking.

All over the world, increasingly strict regulations which govern the data privacy standards for large financial organisations are coming into effect. Enforcement is becoming harsher and more regular,...

All over the world, increasingly strict regulations which govern the data privacy standards for large financial organisations are coming into effect. Enforcement is becoming harsher and more regular, with costly fines and reputational losses following non-compliance. A Deloitte survey found that only 40% of banking customers trust major banks to keep their information secure.

Is your workforce Data Literate? There’s a Solution.

What do you think is the most important foundation for any data project in your organization? Some people answer with ‘technology’. It certainly helps to have the right technology, but there’s...

What do you think is the most important foundation for any data project in your organization? Some people answer with ‘technology’. It certainly helps to have the right technology, but there’s something even more fundamental than what technology you use to the success of any data project.

Data Catalogs Done Right.

Data catalogs are now an integral part of enterprises; organizing, contextualizing and providing discovery of data. The larger an organization becomes, the greater the potential value of its data...

Data catalogs are now an integral part of enterprises; organizing, contextualizing and providing discovery of data. The larger an organization becomes, the greater the potential value of its data catalog. Thus, the importance of ensuring a data catalog is implemented correctly increases as your organization grows.

Why Universities are more Efficient with a Business Glossary.

Business these days is never simple. Take for example educational institutions, who occupy a unique position in a rapidly changing world. The pace of change and growth of the information age means...

Business these days is never simple. Take for example educational institutions, who occupy a unique position in a rapidly changing world. The pace of change and growth of the information age means that huge amounts of data are constantly flowing through universities. Complexity needs to be addressed before this information can be leveraged productively. How can this be done?

Augmented Data Catalog - Gartner's 'must have' for Enterprises.

Catalogs have long been an established enterprise go-to for data management. The value of an organized inventory of useful data is plain to recognise. But manually operating such a catalog is...

Catalogs have long been an established enterprise go-to for data management. The value of an organized inventory of useful data is plain to recognise. But manually operating such a catalog is becoming impractible. Gartner has posited the augmented data catalog as the solution.

How to Drive Data Privacy.

If you’re reading this, you’re probably well aware of the importance of data privacy today. Governments are aware, too. All over the world, increasingly strict regulations which govern the data...

If you’re reading this, you’re probably well aware of the importance of data privacy today. Governments are aware, too. All over the world, increasingly strict regulations which govern the data privacy standards that organizations must comply with are coming into effect. Enforcement is becoming both harsher and more common.

Why You're Hearing About Active Data Governance.

Rigid technologies and processes were adopted to respond to challenges in the initial phases of data growth. But the new period of data growth is seeing enterprises have to contend with an...

Rigid technologies and processes were adopted to respond to challenges in the initial phases of data growth. But the new period of data growth is seeing enterprises have to contend with an unprecedented volume, velocity and variety of data. The technologies and processes of the past are no longer fit for enterprise data management.

Working From Home at Alex Solutions.

The COVID-19 pandemic was not when the phenomenon of ‘working from home’ was born. The rise of remote working - particularly that of in-home work - has taken place gradually over the last decade....

The COVID-19 pandemic was not when the phenomenon of ‘working from home’ was born. The rise of remote working - particularly that of in-home work - has taken place gradually over the last decade. Technological advancements have brought about the potential for structural changes in how we work, and successive generations have grown more comfortable with the digital era. But the pandemic certainly has accelerated working from home arrangements around the world and many associated trends.

Why Data Governance has to be Flexible.

We live in the data age. Big Data has exploded in recent years, with new data pouring into, and out from organizations at unprecedented volume, velocity and variety. About 90% of this data could only...

We live in the data age. Big Data has exploded in recent years, with new data pouring into, and out from organizations at unprecedented volume, velocity and variety. About 90% of this data could only be as much as two years old. This demands flexibility.

Data Quality in Healthcare: Life or Death.

Big Data and accompanying data science has the potential to revolutionize healthcare. Already, modern data technologies and processing systems are driving change where they’re adopted,...

Big Data and accompanying data science has the potential to revolutionize healthcare. Already, modern data technologies and processing systems are driving change where they’re adopted, personalizing treatments and enabling fine-grained analysis. But as this new technology has been adopted to deal with today’s unprecedented scale of data, administrative and security concerns have predictably arisen.

Getting Value from your Business Glossary.

A business glossary done right can be a directory of the importance of data to the business, with specialized definitions and relationships. It can democratize the understanding of specific data,...

A business glossary done right can be a directory of the importance of data to the business, with specialized definitions and relationships. It can democratize the understanding of specific data, terms and processes in the enterprise. It’s obvious why this is useful, but most implementations of business glossary leave value on the table and fail to enable data users.

Alex Solutions Introduces Unparalleled Cloud Platform.

The Alex Cloud Platform is designed to be a foundational pillar of any enterprise’s cloud data strategy. The new enhancements make it so that no platform can integrate the number and complexity of...

The Alex Cloud Platform is designed to be a foundational pillar of any enterprise’s cloud data strategy. The new enhancements make it so that no platform can integrate the number and complexity of cloud and on-premises technologies that Alex can.

How Governments achieve data excellence with Alex.

The advent of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the associated political, health, logististical and economic fallout has heightened the strain on government departments both big and small. If you work...

The advent of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the associated political, health, logististical and economic fallout has heightened the strain on government departments both big and small. If you work in this the public sector, you know the focus is delivering vital services to your citizens. But to do this under pressure, you need to be operating on the most trustworthy information available. Here's how Alex can help you achieve data-driven excellence.

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More professionals than ever think Data Lineage is critical. Why?

The past year has thrown up countless unexpected challenges for all businesses, impacting their growth and in many cases, their survival. The rapid shift to remote work and geographically divided...

The past year has thrown up countless unexpected challenges for all businesses, impacting their growth and in many cases, their survival. The rapid shift to remote work and geographically divided workplaces has forced companies to accelerate their digital transformations.

How Communications Companies can Connect us with Data.

Communications firms connect us all, 24/7. They process, create and facilitate the exchange of the world’s data. It’s not easy to offer increasingly personalised customer experiences without...

Communications firms connect us all, 24/7. They process, create and facilitate the exchange of the world’s data. It’s not easy to offer increasingly personalised customer experiences without leveraging data to identify opportunities and create value. It’s even more difficult to keep everyone’s personal information safe.

Alex can deliver a solution to both these problems. In one platform.

How to Become Data-Driven, Fast.

COVID-19 disruptions had an immense impact on organizations’ digital business initiatives. The overwhelming bulk of organizations accelerated their digital business initiatives and changed their IT...

COVID-19 disruptions had an immense impact on organizations’ digital business initiatives. The overwhelming bulk of organizations accelerated their digital business initiatives and changed their IT operating model in the year of the pandemic. You need to get data-driven, fast. Here's how Alex Solutions can help.

Aligning Business Objectives with Technical Solutions.

The nature of enterprise data management as a fragmented patchwork of different technologies, departments, systems and processes requires incisive technical solutions. Without a strong technical...

The nature of enterprise data management as a fragmented patchwork of different technologies, departments, systems and processes requires incisive technical solutions. Without a strong technical basis from data management, it is difficult to extract even the slightest value from your data.

Data Protection during a Pandemic.

In the midst of an all-encompassing pandemic, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has emphasised the privacy obligations of organizations with respect to health information.

In the midst of an all-encompassing pandemic, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has emphasised the privacy obligations of organizations with respect to health information.

Why you need a Business Glossary to have Data Intelligence.

It is more clear than ever that you can’t be a data-driven organisation without a connection between your technical data assets and business knowledge. But for any data to be useful to the...

It is more clear than ever that you can’t be a data-driven organisation without a connection between your technical data assets and business knowledge. But for any data to be useful to the business, it must first be accurate. In systems that are only growing ever more disparate and complex, there is a need for centralised understanding and collaboration around data.

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