Blogger: James Cotton

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James Cotton is the iWay Solution Director for EMEA at Information Builders. In this role he supports our customers achieving their strategic goals by designing lean and scalable integration-, data quality- and master data management solutions, working in close cooperation with worldwide product development teams. Mr. Cotton studied Corporate Information Systems and Technology and has since held various positions in global IT related companies. In his spare time, James is a vintage motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys racing drones badly.

The True Cost of Migrating Bad Data

September 17, 2015

I recently wrote an article for Information Age on the true cost of migrating bad data to your new system and the importance of profiling your data before importing. No matter how much you’ve spent...

Data: The importance of accuracy, integrity and real-time integration

December 15, 2014

While it’s easy to see why data has become so important to modern businesses, the hazards it presents must also be accounted for. With new risks and pitfalls appearing daily as technology evolves, it...

Big Data and the consumer

June 05, 2014

There are always ongoing discussions about the business benefits and challenges of Big Data. There's even been a lot of consideration about how Big Data impacts the customer experience. But thus far...

The data impact of smart metering

April 21, 2014

Smart meters are the next generation of utility meters, giving consumers and energy companies much greater insight into electricity and gas usage.   They are primary examples of the much...

How can you delete what you don't know you have?

December 06, 2013

The latest amendments to the draft EU Data Protection Act reinforce the 'right to erasure' and propose fines of up to €100m if data is abused. Under the proposed regulation, customers of...