12 data governance tips that every federal agency should keep in mind

Data governance best practices ensure that your federal agency’s data is being created, collected, stored, and accessed by the right people for the right purpose. Which processes have you put in place to manage access, availability, usability, quality and security?…

How federal government agencies can navigate the challenges of cloud data warehouse adoption

This article originally appeared on Quest Software’s official blog. As federal government agencies prioritize their digital transformation goals, two trends in modernization, namely the hybrid cloud and the “cloud data warehouse,” have converged presenting a real opportunity to move the…

Why do federal government agencies need data democratization?

When looking for an explanation of data democratization, you will most certainly find a few common themes, such as how it makes digital information accessible to the average user and gives people the tools to understand and make quick decisions.…

Why Digital Transformation is Good for Constituents, but Bad for DBAs

The day-to-day of a database administrator (DBA) working for a state, local, or municipal government or agency has changed significantly in the past few years. The digital transformation initiatives that became incredibly pervasive in the days following the start of…

Dr. Andreas Weigend to give “data dilemma” keynote address at Quest EMPOWER 2021

As federal government agencies become more innovative with their data, it is critical that they have comprehensive knowledge of the latest trends, best practices, and technologies for their data systems. That is why Quest is holding its first annual Quest…