Browsing All posts tagged under »Data Management«

Database Security and the Federal Government – Impossible Dream?

December 1, 2010

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Until all computers and servers used throughout the departments of the Federal Government have been updated and databases standardized together with global use of practices and procedures for data entry and extraction, the stakes will be high that operations such as WikiLeaks will continue to have materials stolen from our federal databases available to them. […]

FACEBOOK: Goes Mobile with New Partnership to Track You All Over the Web

November 4, 2010

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Guess what. Facebook continues to find ways to track you all over the web on your mobile phone to “enhance your experience.” They will be doing it now via single sign on and a location component” via a new partnership with LOOPT (read about it here) Mobile phones are the wave of the future in […]

Facebook Knows When You Will Break Up; Do They Tell Santa If You’ve Been Naughty or Nice As Well?

November 3, 2010

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It seems that daily we are hearing something else about Facebook and the data they maintain on us.  The company itself is “surprised” by what happens to it (data you marked as “private” is being used by third party companies that are not supposed to keep or manipulate data in order to provide services to […]

FUTURE OF US HEALTH? BRITISH HEALTH NIGHTMARE: LOST PATIENT RECORDS – 800 PERDAY

June 26, 2010

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Throughout the health care debate last year, it seemed only the positive aspects of government-run health programs surfaced from Britain and Canada.  But as Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)  automates its patient records, it seems roughly 800 patient records have been lost on a daily basis.  Massive government databases have serious down sides.  A prime […]

Homeland Security Data Management – A Disaster Waiting to Happen? UPDATE 1/8/2009

December 29, 2009

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The reports of what occurred to prevent DHS authorities from catching the Detroit Diaper Bomber before he tried detonate his crotch supports theories of data management that I had discussed December 2009.  The primary cause of not bringing up correct data: Errors such as typos in input Search strategies that are deficient The above are […]