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Data Digest: Data Visualizations, Data Governance, and Cybersecurity

Learn the benefits of data visualization, what to focus on in your data governance plans, and 7 cybersecurity myths.

Why Visualizations Are Crucial

Data visualizations have been around as long as data, but the age of big data has made them much more important. This interview explains how visualizations compress a large amount of information into an understandable form, and expands on the importance of data visualization in the enterprise today.

Read more at Huffington Post

You Need a Data Governance Plan

As data sources increase in number and more data moves to the cloud, a strong governance plan will be necessary to deal with this complexity. This article reviews the major aspects of an effective data governance plan.

Read more at ReadWrite

Cutting Through Cybersecurity Fallacies

Alongside the challenge of properly governing the flood of data comes the challenge of properly securing such quantities of data. This article busts seven cybersecurity myths to help you avoid assumptions that could compromise your data security.

Read more at Information Age

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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