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Information Governance Amid Evolving Data Management Options

Information Governance Amid Evolving Data Management OptionsThe challenges of managing data security and data quality continue to grow, due to progress in technology and evolving regulatory compliance rules. Fortunately the range of data quality tool options is also growing. A key to success in navigating the data landscape is to combine master data management (MDM) and static data masking (DM) projects within a unified approach to information governance.

Research firm Gartner has released its latest annual survey of the information quality tools landscape, as reported by SearchDataManagement.com. Gartner classifies vendors using its Magic Quadrant model into leaders, challengers, niche players, and visionaries. Leaders in the data quality tool space include giants such as IBM; this year's visionaries are a pair of European-based firms, France's Talend and the Czech Republic's Ataccama.