‘Information Management Blog’

Genius is eternal patience – Michelangelo (and every hacker worth his salt) Let’s get your Security Operations Center (SOC) focused on catching the “low and slow” threats that fly under your radar.  They’ve likely had access to your infrastructure for months. Wanna smoke ’em out?  Give Alpine a call!

Let’s face it: data quality is important, but how do you know if it is causing your business problems? There are some very technical definitions of data quality, but let’s stick to some simple questions you can ask yourself: Are the data accessible? Can you easily land on a specific piece of information, such as […]

In the mid to late 2000’s, anti money laundering (AML) efforts were focused on illicit drugs and identifying those responsible for distributing those drugs. The investigations involved chasing the money and seizing the assets which would presumably halt the distribution network. Fast forward to 2010:  drugs were certainly significant in the movement and laundering of […]

Most organizations collect an enormous amount of data but struggle to derive much value from it.  This is particularly true of customer data, where companies are obligated to protect privacy AND demonstrate reasonable efforts to screen customers. Over the years, Alpine has helped numerous organizations address challenges related to customer data.   The first step in […]

One of our clients was asked to create a simple report comparing “net-new” sales (sales to first-time customers) to existing customer sales.  At the time, our client felt that the report would be easy; estimating that it would take an afternoon to develop and a couple of hours to test. Two weeks into the effort […]