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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
August 28, 2018

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: August 28, 2018. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

A simple search of the internet for the term "DevOps" reveals many different definitions, writes Tim Boles in a new IOUG SELECT article. "It is hard to just use one or two sentences to convey the meaning of DevOps," he notes, explaining that most definitions go into great detail about the methodology and whys, hows, and hoped-for results of DevOps. "However," says Boles, "they all use words and phrases like 'reduce the time,' 'rapid IT service delivery,' and 'agile.' "

erwin, Inc. has acquired metadata management and data governance provider AnalytiX DS (ADS), enhancing erwin's EDGE Data Governance Platform with metadata connectors and automated code generation, data mapping, and cataloging tools. According to erwin, the purchase allows it to own every critical piece of the data management and data governance lifecycle to enable every stakeholder - from data scientists, enterprise architects and business analysts to the C-suite - to accelerate the transformation of data into accurate and actionable business insights.

Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman recently summarized how data pods ease delivery with virtualized databases during her Data Summit 2018 session, "Making Big Data Bite-Size with DataOps."