Below are links to .pdf and online versions of selected white papers and research reports by Dennis D. McDonald:
Data Governance and Data Driven Medicine: Challenges & Opportunities. A report on a September 2018 Center for Data Innovation conference on the application of Artificial Intelligence to the drug development process.
How Much Data Governance is Enough Data Governance? Addressed to managers tasked with developing a comprehensive approach to how the organization's data are managed and used.
On Managing Health Data Programs: Some Thoughts After the Health Datapalooza Conference. Takeaways from a major health data conference.
On Measuring Open Data Benefits in International Development Projects. Sometimes a "global" view is best.
Challenges of Public-Private Interfaces in Open Data and Big Data Partnerships. How can the private sector support public data access?
How Should DATA Act Implementation Impact Federal Project Management Practices? Are Federal agencies equipped to manage data as a resource?
Risk and Uncertainty in Prioritizing Health Data Analysis Initiatives. Where risk and uncertainty come in along with more traditional estimates of cost and benefits.
Learning from the World Bank's "Big Data" Exploration Weekend. Preparation and follow up are critical.
Observations and Questions about Open Data Program Governance. There's more to data management than just managing the data.
Audit of the VA's Project Management Accountability System (PMAS) Implementation. My take: Given the scale and complexity of VA development efforts, insufficient resources were devoted to implementing project oversight.
Planning and Managing Big Data Projects: Selected Articles. A compendium for management's consideration.
Web 2.0 and Sales Process Management. For Oracle and Social Media Today: an analysis of how to use social media to support the sales process.
Assessing Readiness for Enterprise Social Software. For Jive Software: Examines the factors associated with collaboration technology adoption.