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Making Your Data Progressively Smarter

James Kobielus

By   13 hours ago

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data is data. It’s not inherently dumb or smart. What matters is whether your data, be it large or small, contributes to smarter decisions. How can you leverage your big-data resource so that it drives smarter decisions? Last year, DATAVERSITY published this thought-provoking Dataversity article in which they stated […]

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5 Big Data Governance Pitfalls to Watch Out For

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess Writing for Datanami, Alex Woodie recently said, “If you’re embarking upon a big data project, then you’re likely running into one or more data management challenges. The decisions you make regarding how you enforce data governance and how you control data flows can make or break your project. Here are five data […]

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Learning from BigCo’s Attempts to Leverage Data

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess Peter Aiken has published a new article titled “Succeeding at Data Management–BigCo Attempts to Leverage Big Data.” The article was published in the Journal of Data and Information Quality, and is free to download here. Aiken writes in the abstract, “In a manner similar to most organizations, BigCompany (BigCo) was determined to […]

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SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance Delivers Dynamic Insights

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “SAP SE today announced plans to roll out a range of governance, risk and compliance cloud services. SAP® Cloud Identity Access Governance, access analysis service, intends to be the first in a planned range of services in a new cloud solution that addresses the […]

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How DeepHand Uses Deep Learning to Improve Virtual Reality

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess Researchers at Purdue University have created a new system to be used in both virtual reality and augmented reality which allows users full use of their hands. According to an article out of the university, “A new system, DeepHand, uses a ‘convolutional neural network’ that mimics the human brain and is capable […]

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$5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition Open for Registration

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent announcement out of the company reports, “XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that registration is now open and guidelines are available for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a four-year global competition challenging teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial […]

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Governing Data Architecture to Achieve Success

Tejasvi Addagada

By   4 days ago

Click here to learn more about author Tejasvi Addagada. The challenges of efficiently managing data are significant in today’s in-organic data landscapes. In these landscapes, we can see many legacy data stores and processes that are yet to be discovered along with the data that they produce, distribute and apply. There are many political and […]

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How Big Data Systems Can Empower You to Ask New, Better Questions

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By   4 days ago

by Angela Guess Roy Wilds recently wrote in Information Management, “You think you know what’s in your data. But there may be a lot more there than you realize. The combination of big data and modern data science can empower you to ask questions in entirely new ways, and uncover answers locked away in your […]

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Why Little Data is Essential for Good KPIs

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By   4 days ago

by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of big data.  Huge datasets, fast-moving analytics, complex and diverse data sources are hot right now, but it’s important to understand that big data would be nothing without the little data that goes along with it. Little […]

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    Data Webinars | Upcoming Live Presentations View All →

    Jun 28 Webinar: Subscribing to Your Critical Data Supply Chain – Getting Value from True Data Lineage

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    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: June 28, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Operational Data Governance is more than a stewardship process for critical Business Assets.  As organizations build structure around KPI’s and other critical data, a workflow develops that revolves around the […]

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    Jul 6 DGPO Webinar: Development & Implementation of a Scalable, Formalized Data Governance Structure at New York-Presbyterian Hospital

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    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: July 6, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar New York-Presbyterian has spent two years developing Data Governance as part of its broader analytic strategy. With an enterprise composed of three corporately independent institutions, we’ve encountered interoperability challenges similar […]

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    Jul 7 CDO Webinar: Coordinating Your Data Strategies – When Data Management Worlds Collide

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    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: July 7, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Big Data, Master Data Management, Data Quality, etc. are all various initiatives you hear about within a company. And often a company may have separate management and governance areas. Many have similar technologies involved. Join […]

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    Jul 12 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Quality Success Stories

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    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: July 12, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Organizations must realize what it means to utilize data quality management in support of business strategy. This webinar will demonstrate how chronic business challenges can often be attributed to the root problem of poor data […]

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    Jul 21 RWDG Webinar: Data Steward Definition and Other Data Governance Roles

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    By   4 weeks ago

    DATE: July 21, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The role of the Data Steward is critical to the success of a Data Governance program. There are several approaches to Stewardship including assigning people to be Data Stewards, identify existing Data Stewards and recognizing […]

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    Jul 28 LDM Webinar: Why a Data Model is an Important Part of Your Data Strategy

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    By   4 weeks ago

    DATE: July 28, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data can provide tremendous value to an organization in today’s information-driven economy. New customer insights, better efficiency, and new product innovation are just some of the ways organizations are obtaining value through data. But in […]

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    Aug 9 Data-Ed Webinar: Best Practices with the DMM

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    By   2 months ago

    DATE: August 9, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities. The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover gaps […]

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      Making Your Data Progressively Smarter

      James Kobielus

      By   13 hours ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data is data. It’s not inherently dumb or smart. What matters is whether your data, be it large or small, contributes to smarter decisions. How can you leverage your big-data resource so that it drives smarter decisions? Last year, DATAVERSITY published this thought-provoking Dataversity article in which they stated […]

      Read More →

      Governing Data Architecture to Achieve Success

      Tejasvi Addagada

      By   4 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Tejasvi Addagada. The challenges of efficiently managing data are significant in today’s in-organic data landscapes. In these landscapes, we can see many legacy data stores and processes that are yet to be discovered along with the data that they produce, distribute and apply. There are many political and […]

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      Will Big Data Lead to Too Much Control

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      By   6 days ago

      Much of the talk surrounding Big Data relates to its benefits, and to be sure, Big Data has the potential to provide big boosts for all companies and organizations looking to use it. Big Data, however, brings with it lots of questions over how it is currently being used and how it will be used […]

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      How the Cloud Ties Into the Innovation Cycle

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   1 week ago

      Learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Over the course of the next few months we will be releasing insights in Machine Learning, the Cloud, and Big Data in this new video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. Here’s Stefan’s next short video blog on “How the Cloud Ties Into the Innovation Cycle.” Check out his 1st […]

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      Data Governance Security Classifications: Are you “in the know?”

      David Schlesinger

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author David Schlesinger. In any enterprise of size, there is a cyber security department. Were you to partner with this team to classify corporate data you would find them able and willing to assist you. They would arrive at the data classification meetings with policies in binders and have […]

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      Data Warehouses Should Stage Source Data

      Michael Blaha

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. A data warehouse is a database that is dedicated to data analysis and reporting. It combines data from multiple operational applications and provides one location for decision-support data. A warehouse should have one staging table for each source table or file. Warehouse Data Flow As the […]

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      How You Know Insight as a Service is Right for Your Enterprise

      Luca Scagliarini

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Luca Scagliarini. Businesses are buying all kinds of data and data analytics solutions but they may still fail to meet their business goals. Increasingly, vendors and professional services firms are offering Insights as a Service (IaaS), which can be part of the cloud stack or a new, pay-for-answers economic model. Let me […]

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      Data in the Cloud: How Organizations Are Shedding Their Fear in the Name of Agility and Speed

      Ravi Shankar

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Data is the new currency in this digital economy. Companies generate data during the normal course of their operations, analyze that data to gain intelligence about their business, and use that insight to tweak their operations to improve results; call it the data cycle. To protect such […]

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      Using Lean Agile to Establish a Data Governance Organization Framework

      Tami Flowers

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about Tami Flowers. I am a huge proponent of Lean Agile. Not because it is a giant industry buzzword, but because I’ve lived it and witnessed first-hand the benefits Lean Agile can provide in delivering quality, useful functionality quickly to the business. There are several commonalities no matter which flavor […]

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        The Data Provocateur: Providing Data-Driven Success to the Enterprise

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        By   5 days ago

        “Most data is bad in most companies,” said Thomas Redman, “the Data Doc,” of Data Quality Solutions in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Enterprises are buried in data, whether it’s legacy data floating around in old data warehouses or a seemingly incalculable range of newer Big Data assets sitting in any number of NoSQL database platforms, […]

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        Semantic Technology is Ready to Power Next-Generation Cyber Security

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        By   7 days ago

        Cyber security is always a hot topic, but every time another Big Data exposure makes headlines, it becomes even hotter. The leak of some 11 million records held in a database operated by offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca, which led to the Panama Papers investigation, is just the latest example of a massive breach generating […]

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        A Comparative Roundup: Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning

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        By   2 weeks ago

        A 1969 McKinsey article claimed that computers were so dumb that they were not capable of making any decisions. In fact they said, it was human intelligence that drives the dumb machine. Alas, this claim has become a bit of a “joke” over the years, as the modern computers are gradually replacing skilled practitioners in […]

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        Hadoop Overview: A Big Data Toolkit

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Big Data isn’t new. Forbes traces the origins back to the “information explosion” concept first identified in 1941. The challenge has been to develop practical methods for dealing with the 3Vs: Volume, Variety, and Velocity. Without tools to support and simplify the manipulation and analysis of large data sets, the ability to use that data […]

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        ERwin Looks to the Future of Data Modeling

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        By   3 weeks ago

        The recently completed acquisition of Data Modeling industry leader ERwin from CA Technologies by private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners comes a couple of years after the Department of Justice effectively ended plans by Embarcadero Technologies to do the same. Since then, the market has gone through further transitions, with IDERA’s acquisition of Embarcadero last […]

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        Education and Training in Data Science with University and Industry Partnerships

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Modern enterprises have an immense responsibility to harness ever-evolving data technologies to get maximum business benefits. However, with new technological capabilities promising more value-added outcomes, global organizations face a challenge to recruit the most qualified Data Scientists and Data Analysts who can do justice to such promising technologies as Big Data, Hadoop or Predictive Analytics. […]

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        MarkLogic’s New Enterprise NoSQL Solution Drives Next-Gen Apps and Processes

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        By   4 weeks ago

        It’s time for the enterprise to seize the opportunity to build new applications and processes based on a synthesis of meaningful data brought together from diverse systems. Doing so requires some key things, though, starting with a database platform that supports seamlessly integrating the data and ensuring that it is understandable at the conceptual level. […]

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        Intelligent Crowdsourcing: A Big Data Solution

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        By   4 weeks ago

        IDG (International Data Group) predicts the use of unstructured Big Data will steadily grow at a rate of 62 percent annually. They also predict by the year 2022, 93 percent of all data being processed will be unstructured. The issue of processing unstructured Big Data is currently one of the most challenging problems facing Data […]

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        The Future of Analytics: Collaboration, Deep Learning, and Telling the Story

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        By   1 month ago

        Dr. Athanasios (Thanos) Gentimis, Assistant Professor of Math and Analytics at Florida Polytechnic University sees the future of analytics as a team effort, where subject matter experts (SMEs) collaborate in teams with Data Scientists and each team member plays to his or her strengths. He also sees a reliance on Deep Learning for creation of […]

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          5 Big Data Governance Pitfalls to Watch Out For

          Unicorn

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Writing for Datanami, Alex Woodie recently said, “If you’re embarking upon a big data project, then you’re likely running into one or more data management challenges. The decisions you make regarding how you enforce data governance and how you control data flows can make or break your project. Here are five data […]

          Read More →

          Learning from BigCo’s Attempts to Leverage Data

          data

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Peter Aiken has published a new article titled “Succeeding at Data Management–BigCo Attempts to Leverage Big Data.” The article was published in the Journal of Data and Information Quality, and is free to download here. Aiken writes in the abstract, “In a manner similar to most organizations, BigCompany (BigCo) was determined to […]

          Read More →

          SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance Delivers Dynamic Insights

          sa

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “SAP SE today announced plans to roll out a range of governance, risk and compliance cloud services. SAP® Cloud Identity Access Governance, access analysis service, intends to be the first in a planned range of services in a new cloud solution that addresses the […]

          Read More →

          How DeepHand Uses Deep Learning to Improve Virtual Reality

          dh

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Researchers at Purdue University have created a new system to be used in both virtual reality and augmented reality which allows users full use of their hands. According to an article out of the university, “A new system, DeepHand, uses a ‘convolutional neural network’ that mimics the human brain and is capable […]

          Read More →

          $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition Open for Registration

          xprize

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent announcement out of the company reports, “XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that registration is now open and guidelines are available for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a four-year global competition challenging teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial […]

          Read More →

          How Big Data Systems Can Empower You to Ask New, Better Questions

          Question Marks

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess Roy Wilds recently wrote in Information Management, “You think you know what’s in your data. But there may be a lot more there than you realize. The combination of big data and modern data science can empower you to ask questions in entirely new ways, and uncover answers locked away in your […]

          Read More →

          Why Little Data is Essential for Good KPIs

          hipp

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of big data.  Huge datasets, fast-moving analytics, complex and diverse data sources are hot right now, but it’s important to understand that big data would be nothing without the little data that goes along with it. Little […]

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          Is It Time to Invest in Data Governance Software?

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          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess John Ladley recently wrote in Search Data Management, “There are many steps involved in buying data governance software. Obviously, getting approval and funding for a purchase and then evaluating products are major ones, but justifying the need for the software is the first step. Part of that process includes understanding what you […]

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          Internet of Things-Connected Hearing Aid Opn Is a Step in the Right Direction

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          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess David Meyer reports in Fortune, “One of the world’s biggest hearing aid manufacturers, Denmark’s Oticon, has introduced a new hearing aid called Opn that it says is the first of its kind to be part of the ‘Internet of things.’ It’s certainly not the first hearing aid to be able to connect […]

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