Speaker Spotlight Column: Derly Almanza on Big Data

Making Cities and Services Smarter with Big Data

Datameer 4.0 Empowers Clients with Instant Big Data Visualizations

Natural Language Processing and Your Health

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Google’s Ngram Reader: Big Data Observes, and Makes, History

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by Clark Humphrey When Big Data makes the news these days, it’s often in scare stories about threats to personal privacy or about thefts of customer records from major retailers. But occasionally, we get to hear stories about a more positive side of data; stories in which massive database analysis provides insights into people and…

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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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…

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…

Data Webinars | Upcoming Live Presentations

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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Speaker Spotlight Column: Derly Almanza on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Derly Almanza, a Data Management and Business Analytics Expert at Independent. Derly will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. Her session is titled “The Big 3: Big Data, Big Mining, Big Profit.” The Speaker…

EDW Webinar: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations

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EDW Webinar: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation click HERE>> About the Webinar As enterprise data management becomes increasingly important, fresh new perspectives become even more valuable in order to gain an advantage and differentiate your organization.  In this webinar program you’ll hear from…

EDW Slides: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations

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EDW Webinar: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar As enterprise data management becomes increasingly important, fresh new perspectives become even more valuable in order to gain an advantage and differentiate your organization.  In this webinar program you’ll hear…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education

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…

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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Natural Language Processing and Your Health

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Webster of MD News reports, “In 2011 and 2012, healthcare information technology publications brimmed with excitement over IBM’s Watson, which was promised to use NLP combined with predictive analytics to make care recommendations for patients by comparing them against large data sets. NLP gave Watson access to a far wider and more…

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…

Enterprise Information Management

EDW Webinar: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations

EDW Webinar Series

EDW Webinar: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation click HERE>> About the Webinar As enterprise data management becomes increasingly important, fresh new perspectives become even more valuable in order to gain an advantage and differentiate your organization.  In this webinar program you’ll hear from…

EDW Slides: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations

EDW Webinar Series

EDW Webinar: A Sneak Peek at Enterprise Data Innovations from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar As enterprise data management becomes increasingly important, fresh new perspectives become even more valuable in order to gain an advantage and differentiate your organization.  In this webinar program you’ll hear…

Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Speaker Spotlight Column: Derly Almanza on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Derly Almanza, a Data Management and Business Analytics Expert at Independent. Derly will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. Her session is titled “The Big 3: Big Data, Big Mining, Big Profit.” The Speaker…

Making Cities and Services Smarter with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Charles Jennings of Public CEO recently wrote, “Imagine: you’re a loyal public servant working for a large city. You understand the critical role cities play in 21st Century societies. You take your job seriously and want to make smart, informed decisions. But you’re very busy, and keeping up with the dizzying array of…

Datameer 4.0 Empowers Clients with Instant Big Data Visualizations

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by Angela Guess Brian Taylor of Tech Republic reports, “Hadoop big data analytics firm Datameer released the 4.0 version of its flagship product in March 2014. What’s new in this release is the ‘flipside’ feature to the spreadsheet interface, which allows a user to visually check the data during each step of the analytics process. Its value proposition…

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

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,…

Sponsor Spotlight Column: Dr. Geoffrey Malafsky of Phasic Systems Inc. on Data Science

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Dr. Geoffrey Malafsky, the CEO of Phasic Systems Inc.  Phasic Systems Inc. are the developers of the DataStar Data Normalization platform, a unique agile methodology and technology suite that solves Big Data, Data Governance, Enterprise Data Management, Business Intelligence, and other data challenges through efficient governing, integrating, and exploiting…