The promise of good data health through metadata management

Article first published on the Swiss website Arbido, in the Metadata – Quality data report (in French).

« Information excellence leads your business to success ». This slogan, used by many vendors in the world of computing, effectively hides the need for permanent control over the data, their quality and the management rules that govern them.

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Metadata for dummies

Metadata are data describing other data (semantically data about data). It's the information which allows to recognize the collected data. For example the most common metadata are the backup date, the size and author of a file... all the information allowing you to identify and locate the data in due time (it can be a document, an audio file, an image, in theory any kind of collected information).

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Big data : a goldmine for enterprises

Filmed interview of Dominique Orban de Xivry, our CEO. Interview conducted in French by Le Cercle de Wallonie. Translation available below.

Dominique Orban de Xivry :  Big Data is the black gold of the 21st and 22nd centuries. It is a possibility for enterprises to finally be able to better target their customers and to distinguish them by offering more punchy service propositions.

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