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Distinguishing Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Science

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by Jelani Harper Continuing developments in the fields of Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Data Science are making it increasingly necessary for organizations to become cognizant of the distinctions between these terms, as they relate to the value they can produce for the enterprise. The latest developments to influence these various aspects of the enterprise include:…

Emerging Analytics Applications

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by Jelani Harper The ability for the enterprise to continue to make data-based decisions is becoming increasingly reliant on analytics. At present there are four principle categories of analytics, including: Descriptive: Descriptive Analytics are historically based and utilize technologies found in conventional Business Intelligence platforms such as reporting and dashboards. Diagnostic: Diagnostic Analytics are more…

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Is Data Governance Dying?

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by Ian Rowlands There was a plaintive note  on LinkedIn recently from Jim Barker, Director of Data Management at Honeywell. You can see his link here — http://lnkd.in/bDyr__Y . He’s conducting a survey for on what firms are doing on Data Governance for a thesis he’s writing. Please review the survey and consider participating. What…

To Err is Human, to Keep Erring is Stupid

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by John Ladley Apologies to Alexander Pope, who penned “To err is human, to forgive, divine.”  But it is a good statement to set the context with this month’s blog. Most of us reading this are dealing with data quality, data governance and other information-related topics.  If you are any amount of effort into these…

Metadata Management Q&A – Part 2

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by Ian Rowlands I was privileged to do a webinar on March 19th as a preview for a session that I’m doing at the Enterprise data World Conference in Austin on April 30th. I got some really good questions and I thought I’d use my DATAVERSITY Blog to address some of them in two parts…

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Apr 24 Webinar: Ethical Data Modeling

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DATE: April 24, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar What to do when you are asked to do wrong? What data modeling topics tend to run into ethical issues? Is DW/BI more prone to ethical issues? What if you are asked to model for…

Data-Ed May 13 Webinar: Data Architecture Requirements

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DATE: May 13, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data architecture is foundational to an information-based operational environment. It is your data architecture that organizes your data assets so they can be leveraged in your business strategy to create real business value.  Even though…

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Sponsor Spotlight Column: Bryan Bell of Expert System on Semantics

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Bryan Bell, the Executive Vice President at Expert System.  Expert System are the developers of the patented, award-winning Cogito® semantic technology. Cogito® helps enterprises of all sizes to increase the effectiveness and unlock the value of all their text-based information.   Expert System are a Sponsor at the Enterprise…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Massimo Ruffolo on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Massimo Ruffolo, the CTO at Altilia. Massimo will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His session is titled “How to Turn Big Data into Smart Data and Make Sense Of It All.” The Speaker…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Daragh O Brien on Information Quality

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Daragh O Brien, the Managing Director at Castlebridge Associates. Daragh will be giving two sessions at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His first session is titled “Data Privacy & Protection in a Big Data World.” His second session…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education

Distinguishing Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Science

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by Jelani Harper Continuing developments in the fields of Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Data Science are making it increasingly necessary for organizations to become cognizant of the distinctions between these terms, as they relate to the value they can produce for the enterprise. The latest developments to influence these various aspects of the enterprise include:…

Survey: Will Big Data Analytics Replace BI?

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by Angela Guess John Leonard of Computing.co.uk recently asked, “In 10 years’ time will big data analytics have replaced traditional relational business intelligence systems? That was one of the questions that Computing asked UK IT decision-makers in the quantitative survey that formed part of our recent big data research programme. The answer to that question was a pretty decisive ‘No’, with…

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RWDG Webinar: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description

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Real-World Data Governance: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A Data Steward Job Description is a list of job responsibilities that a Data Steward uses for tasks, or functions, and responsibilities of them in their everyday role. It…

RWDG Slides: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description

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Real-World Data Governance: How to Write a Data Steward Job Description from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A Data Steward Job Description is a list of job responsibilities that a Data Steward uses for tasks, or functions, and responsibilities of them in their everyday role.…

Is Data Governance Dying?

Ian Rowlands

by Ian Rowlands There was a plaintive note  on LinkedIn recently from Jim Barker, Director of Data Management at Honeywell. You can see his link here — http://lnkd.in/bDyr__Y . He’s conducting a survey for on what firms are doing on Data Governance for a thesis he’s writing. Please review the survey and consider participating. What…

Enterprise Information Management

Dell Boomi AtomSphere Takes Adaptive Approach to Application Integration

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports, “Dell Software today announced the spring 2014 release of Dell Boomi AtomSphere® integration platform as a service (iPaaS) featuring an adaptive approach to application integration designed to accelerate customer time to value. Leveraging AtomSphere’s unique single-instance, multi-tenant architecture to gain deep insight into customer usage metrics, the…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Daragh O Brien on Information Quality

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Daragh O Brien, the Managing Director at Castlebridge Associates. Daragh will be giving two sessions at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His first session is titled “Data Privacy & Protection in a Big Data World.” His second session…

Ten Tech Topics to Stay On Top Of

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by Angela Guess Wally Bahny of Tech Republic recently compiled a list of ten hot IT topics that CTOs and CDOs should stay abreast of. First on the list is software-defined networking: “Software-defined networking (SDN) was, by far, the biggest topic discussed at Interop this year. It seemed like a full 25% of the sessions were…

Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Speaker Spotlight Column: Massimo Ruffolo on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Massimo Ruffolo, the CTO at Altilia. Massimo will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His session is titled “How to Turn Big Data into Smart Data and Make Sense Of It All.” The Speaker…

5 Ways to Make Customers Happy with Big Data

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by Angela Guess IDA Singapore recently wrote in Venture Beat, “Here are five ways companies are using big data to treat customers more like individuals — and build better long-term relationships so those customers happily buy more and more. 1. Predict exactly what customers want before they ask for it. Remember when that shopkeeper had your…

Miami’s Big Data Solutions to City Problems

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by Angela Guess Michael Dixon, GM of Smarter Cities IBM, recently wrote for Forbes, “Analysis of popularly named ’big data’ has enabled professionals throughout cities to analyze data, explain behaviors, or use modeling to predict the future. The application of these techniques had enabled cities to discover that they can meet new challenges and solve existing thorny problems…

Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

Data Models have Many Benefits. Here are 10 of them:

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by Michael Blaha 1.            Higher quality. Just as architects consider blueprints before constructing a building, you should consider data before building an app. On average, about 70 percent of software development efforts fail, and a major source of failure is premature coding. A data model helps define the problem, enabling you to consider different approaches…

NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

GE Power & Water CIO on Big Data Breakthroughs

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “GE Power & Water has been monitoring its industrial turbines and predicting maintenance and part-replacement needs for nearly 10 years. But three changes in recent years have really enabled this $28 billion unit of GE to up its game, according to CIO Jim Fowler. The first trend…

MongoDB 2.6 Has Arrived

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by Angela Guess Eliot Horowitz, CTO and Co-founder of MongoDB reports, “In the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The time has come to take everything we have learned and create a basis for continued innovation over the next ten years. Today…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Joe Caserta on NoSQL

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Joe Caserta, the President and Founder of Caserta Concepts. Joe will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His session is titled “Zero-Latency Analytics with NoSQL.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and its parallel venture the…

Data Science News, Articles, & Education

Distinguishing Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Science

data science v bi x300

by Jelani Harper Continuing developments in the fields of Business Intelligence, Analytics, and Data Science are making it increasingly necessary for organizations to become cognizant of the distinctions between these terms, as they relate to the value they can produce for the enterprise. The latest developments to influence these various aspects of the enterprise include:…

The Ultra-Selective Data Incubator in New York Set to Begin in June

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by Angela Guess Eric Blattberg of Venture Beat reports, “There are plenty of programmers who can match a startup’s pace. There are plenty of PhDs with solid research backgrounds. But there’s a serious dearth of job applicants equipped with both skill sets. Foursquare veteran Michael Li is working on a solution: a hacker bootcamp for data…

Hiring the Best – What Data Scientists Need

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by Gil Allouche Big data is making waves like never before, and it’s time for your company to seriously invest in it too. To have success with big data companies need to invest in data gathering, storage, and analytics. With programs like Apache Hive, big data analysis is becoming easier and more important. After all,…