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What Is Information Integration and Governance (IIG)?

Information Integration and Governance (IIG) is a unified set of capabilities that bring together data from diverse sources for diverse targets, manage its quality, and maintain master data for multiple domains; that secure and protect data, manage it across its lifecycle, and facilitate information-based collaboration across business and technical teams. These broad capabilities help organizations increase the value of data for information-intensive projects like big data and analytics, application consolidation and retirement, security and compliance, 360° views, and many others.

How does IIG help your organization?

Information Integration and Governance delivers critical capabilities to Watson Foundations, the IBM big data and analytics platform, helping your organization unlock the value of your enterprise information. With IIG, you can:

IIG helps you integrate big data into your enterprise, ensuring that it is both trusted and protected. And the latest innovations help you build confidence in big data, make well founded decisions and take decisive actions to accelerate your information-intensive projects.

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Information Integration and Governance

Learn how the latest innovations help organizations build confidence in their data to enable actions and leverage new insights--with automated integration, visual context and new agility in governance.

Big Data Needs Agile Information and Integration Governance

This Forrester report illustrates how organizations are no longer asking what big data is,. They are looking at what big data can do.


The Information Confidence Calculator: Measuring Trust in Big Data

This report will introduce the Information Confidence Calculator, explain its methodology, and offer guidance on how to use the tool and your confidence score to define comfort levels around decisions driven by customer data.


Integrating and Governing Big Data

Three unique characteristics of the new era of computing make information integration and governance especially relevant today.

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  • The Forrester Wave: Data Governance Tools

    Review the analysis to learn about the five key data governance domains, all of which are addressed by the IBM Information Integration and Governance portfolio.

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  • Why Enterprises Need Trustworthy Data

    Learn from this TDWI paper how right-sized information governance can improve the success of data warehousing or big data analytics initiatives, and how a chief data officer can help organizations to appreciate the value of data and its importance to their decisions and operations

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  • Governance Moves Big Data from Hype to Confidence

    Learn how big data affects user confidence in data and what is keeping companies from launching initiatives based on new technologies.

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  • The Big Data Imperative: Why Information Governance Must Be Addressed Now

    Examine the hidden financial penalties for lapsed information governance and untrustworthy data.
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  • Understanding big data so you can act with confidence

    More data, more problems? Not if you have an agile, automated information integration and governance program in place
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  • Harness the Power of Big Data

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  • Delivering trusted information for the modern data warehouse

    Make information integration and governance a best practice in the big data era
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