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 Rajan Chandras

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Rajan Chandras has over 20 years of experience and thought leadership in IT with a focus on enterprise data management. He is currently with a leading healthcare firm in New Jersey, where his responsibilities have included delivering complex programs in master data management, data warehousing, business intelligence, ICD-10 as well as providing architectural guidance to enterprise initiatives in healthcare reform (HCM/HCR), including care coordination programs (ACO/PCMH/EOC) and healthcare analytics (provider performance/PQR, HEDIS etc.), and customer relationship management analytics (CRM).
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posted in September 2007

Rethink Three Myths When Picking a Consultant

9/28/2007
Independent consultants (a.k.a. sub-contractors) are often the back-bone of data management activities, especially database administration and ETL/database/BI development. Yet, finding good consultants is difficult. That's why you should steer clear of these three myths: #1: Vendors are always knowledgeable about the candidates they provide. #2: Prior work references can be easily obtained. #3: The candidate must be an absolute best-fit for the requirement...

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Governance is a Four-Letter Word

9/10/2007
It's probably true in more ways than one, but the four-letter word I'm thinking of is RISK. The ultimate objective of IT governance is two-fold: enhance business value and reduce business risk from information technology. A new book out from the Harvard Business School Press does a pretty good job of addressing the latter and goes onto my "Recommended Reading" bookshelf.

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