Article: Strong data governance frameworks are fuel for analytics

Access, Open Decision-Support, Open Governance

Strong data governance frameworks are fuel for analytics

As organizations become more data-driven, implementing a data governance framework is integral to their success with analytics.

Data governance is critical to keeping compliant with government regulations and avoiding the penalties that come with violating such rules. But beyond preventing potential problems, a good data governance framework can serve as an enabler of analytics success and empower more employees within an organization to confidently work with data.

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Article: Bandwidth: How First Nations Kids Built Their Own Internet Infrastructure

Open Decision-Support, Open Infrastructure, Open Source, Spectrum

Bandwidth: How First Nations Kids Built Their Own Internet Infrastructure

Three years ago, the people living in the Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining Ojibway Nation in Ontario would crowd in each other’s homes and outside the band office to access what little internet the community had.

There was dial-up, there was expensive cellular data, and there was some service from an internet provider in a neighboring town; when the network went down, it would sometimes take weeks for a technician to come and fix the issue.

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