Maintaining core categories of enumerated reference data is an important aspect of any enterprise data management program. For everything from country lists to entity types, clients need to administer key reference data categories for leverage by the data model domains for entities, people and products.
Managing updates to enterprise data through the governance of a workflow process is critical to any enterprise data management program. A properly designed workflow ensures only the appropriate client users are authorized for performing specific data updates throughout the data management lifecycle.
The management of business rules governing the quality of data is key to any use case involving enterprise data management. Clients want to manage a variety of data quality business rules and apply them to workflow processes, for providing a consistent approach to data quality management.
My Dad’s favorite advice to me growing up was “Be a Gentleman and a Scholar.” If I didn’t hear that daily, I heard it at least once a week. During the 22 years of my kindergarten-through-college student life, it was a very quick way of saying:
It took 5 years, the formation of a specialized team and many hours of work for Kingland to move from a maturity level three to maturity level five from the CMMI Institute. And the company did that while embarking on an agile journey.
Fewer than 55 U.S. companies have achieved a maturity level 5 appraisal rating from the CMMI Institute as of June 2018. This appraisal means Kingland is focused on continuous improvement and is built to pivot and respond to opportunity and change, according to the institute.
"This gives us predictability in how we deliver solutions for our customers," said Kingland Chief Strategy Officer Tony Brownlee. For example, a company can ask, "What's your process and your software development cycle?" Kingland can provide a program guide, answer requirement questions, and show clients that the company has rigorous, time-tested, and controlled processes that can deliver what a client needs.
Proper hierarchy data management capabilities are key to risk and compliance use cases. Clients want to manage a variety of complex hierarchy structures, understanding the relationships among data domains such as legal entity and natural person.
Properly secured and authorized applications are an important foundation to any global enterprise, and clients need to enable this foundation for a variety of data management use cases. That’s why we’re providing several “how it works” overviews to show how the Kingland Platform solves some of the industry’s enterprise data challenges.
So why Iowa? It’s a question we get often from executives around the world. For such an innovative company of software architects, artificial intelligence engineers, and data SMEs, how and why do we do it from Iowa? The answer is quite strategic, and I'll go over four of the key reasons we choose to grow Kingland from Iowa.
I loved playing with LEGO pieces as a child. I remember building specific things such as castles, vehicles and helicopters from the different shapes and sizes. I may have started to build those models a time or two according to the directions before I started using the blocks to build other things, things not imagined by the designers of the sets. The innumerable outcomes of creating things with LEGO blocks allowed me to imagine and design numerous 'products' for me and my friends.