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The BackOffice Blog is your source for content on data management and data governance. Our writers consist of an array of talented and experience data professionals with years of industry experience.

  • DBTA 100 2018 - VIEW FROM THE TOP: BackOffice Associates

    DBTA 100 2018 - VIEW FROM THE TOP: BackOffice Associates

    We're proud to make the DBTA list of the top companies that matter most in data. Our Chief Strategy & Technology Officer, Rex Ahlstrom, talks about the View From the Top with DBTA.

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  • DBTA 100 2018 - The Companies That Matter Most in Data

    DBTA 100 2018 - The Companies That Matter Most in Data

    Data Industry Honors BackOffice Associates for Fifth Consecutive Year

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  • You Can't Make Business Decisions Today Using Yesterday's Data

    You Can't Make Business Decisions Today Using Yesterday's Data

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  • Don't Let Your Data Migrations Be Like “Spock's Brain”

    Don't Let Your Data Migrations Be Like “Spock's Brain”

    You won’t be able to reattach Spock’s brain with Information Governance Cloud, but you will achieve more trusted data. And better data means better business.

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  • Business Rules for Trusted Data: Define Once, Enforce Everywhere

    Business Rules for Trusted Data: Define Once, Enforce Everywhere

    System agnostic business rules all in one place and aligned with your business strategy leads to better data. And ultimately, better data results in better business.

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  • Minimize Data Debt with Information Governance Cloud

    Minimize Data Debt with Information Governance Cloud

    The concept of debt can be applied to different areas of Information Technology. Data debt accrues when the data landscape isn’t properly governed, resulting in less trusted data.

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  • X Marks the Spot – Achieving GDPR Compliance and the Treasure Map To Get You There

    X Marks the Spot – Achieving GDPR Compliance and the Treasure Map To Get You There

    Much like an elusive treasure map, GDPR compliance is not a clear, concise goal. Being compliant means different things for different entities.

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  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Exciting Times for Discrete Manufacturers

    SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Exciting Times for Discrete Manufacturers

    One big area, that is now relevant and trending among customers, is Cloud - in particular, how and whether it will develop and support the requirement of discrete manufacturers.

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  • From Business Strategy to Data and Back

    From Business Strategy to Data and Back

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  • GDPR’s Silver Lining: Q&A with BackOffice Associates' Rex Ahlstrom

    GDPR’s Silver Lining: Q&A with BackOffice Associates' Rex Ahlstrom

    Companies are grappling with how to become compliant with GDPR. Read DBTA's Big Data Quarterly Q&A with our Chief Strategy and Technology Officer.

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  • Blockchain Adoption Must Overcome Hurdles

    Blockchain Adoption Must Overcome Hurdles

    Blockchain applications are not yet widespread, but here are three business models that will be affected and three hurdles to adoption that blockchain must overcome.

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  • Achieving GDPR Compliance with Information Governance

    Achieving GDPR Compliance with Information Governance

    With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline quickly approaching in May, many organizations are scrambling to get their customer information systems in order to meet the requirements.

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  • Achieve Best of the Breed EPM by “Going“Hybrid”

    Achieve Best of the Breed EPM by “Going“Hybrid”

    Organizations implement Enterprise Performance Management and analytics solutions for their planning and reporting requirements, but moving to a hybrid on-premise and cloud model can prove successful.

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  • Un(b)lock the Shackles of Managing Financial Data

    Un(b)lock the Shackles of Managing Financial Data

    Managing and maintaining financial data has been a concern of companies for years. The emergence of Blockchain is helping manage that financial data.

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  • On-Trend: An Upgrade to S/4HANA 1709

    On-Trend: An Upgrade to S/4HANA 1709

    Read more about our first upgrade from SAP S/4HANA 1610 to the latest version S/4HANA 1709

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  • Hybrid Data Modeling: Capture A “Picture” Of Data That Speaks To Business Users

    Hybrid Data Modeling: Capture A “Picture” Of Data That Speaks To Business Users

    With the right mix of people, process, and technology, you can develop and deploy an effective top-down/bottom-up hybrid modeling solution to effectively meet a business's priorities.

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  • Are You Facing the 7-Year Itch? Start Planning Your Move to SAP S/4HANA

    Are You Facing the 7-Year Itch? Start Planning Your Move to SAP S/4HANA

    While 7 years may seem like a long time, complex migrations need plenty of runway to plan and execute. You really should be starting to plan your roadmap this year.

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  • Customers Qualify 16 Top Data Quality Tool Makers

    Customers Qualify 16 Top Data Quality Tool Makers

    To help data managers identify the best tools with the greatest suitability for their business, market researcher Gartner has evaluated 16 leading vendors using its well-known Magic Quadrant format.

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  • 12 Top Products for Data Governance Stewardship

    12 Top Products for Data Governance Stewardship

    BackOffice Associates is included on the list of 12 leading products reviewed in the data governance and stewardship space by Forrester analyst Henry Peyret and others.

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  • A GPS that Guides You to Greater Value from Business Data

    A GPS that Guides You to Greater Value from Business Data

    GPS navigation software has become an essential life tool. Tell it where you want to go, and it shows you how to get there. Let us show you a similar approach for business data.

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