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Welcome to the inaugural issue of SAS® Information Management News, where you'll find quarterly updates on the latest news, resources and events to help you stay on top of hot information management topics.

If you are a former DataFlux® e-newsletter reader, you'll find some of this content familiar – but we're branching out by covering topics beyond data management. The stories in this e-newsletter will span the entire discipline: data quality, leadership, big data and beyond.

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Big Data
The 7 steps in big data delivery »
What, exactly, is big data and how should it be governed? Data expert and thought leader Jill Dyché spells out the steps involved with realizing the full potential of a big data development effort.
Big data management for retail banks »
The financial industry isn't immune to big data – in fact, a recent report estimated that banks and capital markets had more than an exabyte of stored data in 2009. Learn how high-performance analytics helped banks get their data under control while balancing regulatory costs.
Data Management
Master data management: is it worth it? »
How much effort should you put into an MDM program? This e-book explores how – and why – organizations use MDM, and whether they gained the benefits they expected.
Data management and Solvency II »
Achieving Solvency II compliance is a hot topic among European insurance organizations, and many of them are implementing data management technology to meet regulations. Find out where data management fits into Solvency II and how businesses can comply.
Data management for a healthier organization »
This free, on-demand webinar examines how Crouse Hospital used data management technology to give administrators, doctors and nurses a continuous view of critical metrics – without hiring a team of programmers.
IDEAS 2012 »
Las Vegas
October 8-10
A three-day event packed full of training, thought leadership and networking sessions, IDEAS is the preeminent conference for DataFlux technology users.
Analytics 2012 conference »
Las Vegas
October 8-9
This conference, which attracts analytics professionals from a variety of industries, covers the latest research and trends on topics such as data mining, forecasting and predictive modeling.
Premier Business Leadership Series »
Las Vegas
October 9-11
Designed for senior-level executives, the event focuses on competing in a global business environment.
Data Quality
Quality data trumps intuition »
Why do so many executives base business decisions on intuition instead of cold, hard facts? This blog post, which is based on research conducted by the Accenture SAS Analytics Group, explores the reasons behind this tendency to gravitate toward gut instinct – and how data quality comes into play.
Predictably poor data quality »
We know poor data quality can wreak havoc on data, business processes and decision making – so why don't most people do anything about it? Data Roundtable blogger Jim Harris helps us understand the root causes of why bad data persists.
The 2012 CRM market leaders »
With the data management industry's focus shifting away from customer data and toward product and marketing data, data quality continues to be a fundamental issue for businesses. According to Gartner, more than half the revenue industrywide comes from smaller, more specialized vendors. See who came out on top.
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