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Four Smart Investment Ways to Get Started with Blockchain

By   6 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Andrew Sohn. There is no shortage of buzz about Blockchain – for good reason. But there’s less talk about how to make it work for you now. The answers lie in this working definition: Blockchain implements a database that can be used by multiple entities while ensuring real-time data visibility, immutability, privacy, […]

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LockPath Introduces Keylight Managed Services

By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “LockPath, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the availability of a new professional services offering, Keylight Managed Services (KMS). This new offering will provide day-to-day GRC program administration support for customers of LockPath’s Keylight Platform. KMS will provide customers with […]

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project44 Extends Visibility Platform with Full Truckload and Less-Than-Truckload Offerings

By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “project44, the logistics and transportation industry’s leading connectivity and visibility provider, introduces new capabilities today designed to enable multimodal visibility across a single user interface. project44’s expanded API-based platform supports a broad range of Full Truckload (TL) and Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) visibility activities, providing customers industry-leading speed, […]

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MIT Sloan Professor Builds New Meta-Analysis Method to Help Settle Unresolved Debates

By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Science progresses when researchers build on prior work to extend, test, and apply theories. Aggregating the quantitative findings from prior research – meta-analysis — plays a significant role in advancing science, however current techniques have limitations. They assume prior studies share similar substantive factors and designs, […]

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Data Security in the Cloud

By   3 days ago

Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video blog Stefan Groschupf […]

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SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the availability of SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer with support for Microsoft® Azure® SQL Database in the Azure Marketplace. SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer delivers deep visibility into the performance of top database platforms, including Microsoft […]

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AMAX Launches StorMax Software Defined Storage Appliance

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “AMAX, a leading provider of Cloud/IaaS, Deep Learning, Enterprise computing infrastructure solutions, today announced the release of StorMax™ SDS, a software defined storage solution enabling customers around the world to transform their storage infrastructure, increasing flexibility and agility, simplifying management, and dramatically reducing storage infrastructure costs […]

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Baidu Advances AI in the Cloud with Latest NVIDIA Pascal GPUs

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “NVIDIA today announced that its deep learning platform is now available as part of Baidu Cloud’s deep learning service, giving enterprise customers instant access to the world’s most adopted AI tools. The new Baidu Cloud offers the latest GPU computing technology, including Pascal™ architecture-based NVIDIA® Tesla® P40 […]

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Data Lineage Demystified: The What, Why, and How

By   4 days ago

Trusting Big Data requires understanding its Data Lineage. Without Data Lineage, Big Data becomes synonymous with the last phrase in a game of telephone. The original data from the first person (e.g. “a guppy swims in a shark tank.”) changes to something completely different when it ends with the last person (e.g. “The puppy that […]

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    Apr 27 LDM Webinar: The Evolving Role of the Data Architect – What Does It Mean for Your Career?

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: April 27, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar If you’re a data architect, you’ve heard it all—from ‘data management is the sexiest job of the 21st century’ to ‘data management is dead’. The truth almost certainly lies somewhere in the middle of the […]

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    May 3 DGPO Webinar: GDPR Implementation at Dun & Bradstreet – A Best Practices Guide

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 3, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a data privacy regulation arising out of the European Union (EU). The GDPR was introduced by the EU to modernize and standardize the […]

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    May 4 DI&A Webinar: The Role of a Data Scientist (Interview with a CDS)

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 4, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar What does a Data Scientist actually do? Much of the discussion has focused on the difficulties associated with hiring and retaining Data Scientists. What is less clear, is what these resources actually do that is […]

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    May 9 Data-Ed Webinar: Implementing the Data Management Maturity Model (DMM) – Within, Without, With-Shake-It-All-About

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 9, 2017 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. This model—based on the Capability Maturity Model pioneered by the U.S. Department of Defense for […]

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    May 11 Smart Data Webinar: Streaming Analytics for IoT-Oriented Applications

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 11, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The growth of connected devices on the Internet of Things (IOT) is already creating huge volumes of sensor- and system-oriented data. The pace will no doubt continue to increase for years to come. Finding and […]

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    May 18 RWDG Webinar: An Operating Model of Data Governance Roles

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 18, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Roles and responsibilities are the foundation of a successful Data Governance program. An operating model of roles focuses on all levels of the organization including the executive, strategic, tactical and operational responsibilities. A complete model […]

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    May 25 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling & Metadata Management

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 25, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Metadata management is critical for organizations looking to understand the context, definition and lineage of key data assets. Data models play a key role in metadata management, as many of the key structural and business […]

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    Jun 1 DI&A Webinar: Data-Centric Development

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: June 1, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Efforts to improve computer software have led to the general use of certain methodologies, such as the Agile System Development Lifecycle, that are extremely focused on software coding. Even common technologies used for Big Data […]

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    Jun 8 Smart Data Webinar: Machine Learning Case Studies

    By   7 months ago

    DATE: June 8, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar The state of the art and practice for machine learning (ML) has matured rapidly in the past 3 years, making it an ideal time to take a look at what works and what doesn’t. In […]

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      Four Smart Investment Ways to Get Started with Blockchain

      By   6 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Andrew Sohn. There is no shortage of buzz about Blockchain – for good reason. But there’s less talk about how to make it work for you now. The answers lie in this working definition: Blockchain implements a database that can be used by multiple entities while ensuring real-time data visibility, immutability, privacy, […]

      Read More →

      Data Security in the Cloud

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video blog Stefan Groschupf […]

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      Ransomware – The New Cyber Protection Racket

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Now that a number of newsworthy institutions such as hospitals, schools, and government offices, have fallen victim to what is called “Ransomware”, the media have finally noticed it. Ransomware, for those not yet familiar, is a pernicious type of cyber-attack where downloaded malware (i.e. “malware” is malicious software […]

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      Four Ways to Kill a Data Warehouse

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about author Sakthi Rangarajan. In the recent months, I saw a few Data Warehouse efforts getting disrupted, stalled or stopped altogether. In one scenario, the effort was stopped in a few months and in another case, the project was paused after the Data Warehouse has been live for more than a […]

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      Identity: Working with Surrogate Keys

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Identity is the means for denoting individual entities, so that they can be found. Identity is a prominent concern for databases because developers must have some way for referring to things. There are two aspects of identity – how to connect records together (internal identity) and how […]

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      Top 5 reasons Why Enterprises Should Embrace Big Data

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Shahid Mansuri In 2011, McKinsey published a report sharing the potential of Big Data and Analytics by tagging them as the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. Five years later they published another report, which proved that the results are indeed close enough to the benchmarks created by […]

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      Chatbots Will be the Next Evolutionary Step in Business Analytics

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Ilan Hertz. One day, probably in the not too distant feature, you will be able to talk with and put your questions to your Business Analytics system, as though it were a person. Technology has already advanced significantly in this area with the arrival of chatbots, also known as […]

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      Sherlock in the Data Center: The Value of Correlation When Investigating and Troubleshooting Problems

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Kong Yang. Technology constructs are getting more complex and varied. This means data center performance problems—whether related to applications, compute, network, storage, virtualization, web, the cloud, or, most likely, a combination of these—are more difficult to resolve than ever. They’re true mysteries. As such, you need to become a […]

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      Forecasting for prophet in R

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I ran across an R forecasting package recently, prophet, I hadn’t seen before. This isn’t surprising given the flood of new libraries now emerging in the R ecosystem. Developed by two Facebook Data Scientists, what struck me most about prophet was the alignment of its sweet spot […]

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        Data Lineage Demystified: The What, Why, and How

        By   4 days ago

        Trusting Big Data requires understanding its Data Lineage. Without Data Lineage, Big Data becomes synonymous with the last phrase in a game of telephone. The original data from the first person (e.g. “a guppy swims in a shark tank.”) changes to something completely different when it ends with the last person (e.g. “The puppy that […]

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        The Role of Big Data Performance in DevOps Production

        By   5 days ago

        Ash Munshi, CEO, and Chad Carson, co-founder of Pepperdata, recently spoke with DATAVERSITY® about the state of Big Data performance and DevOps, what’s on the horizon, and Pepperdata’s role in that future. Big Data Expansion Munshi and Carson see lots of companies experimenting with getting into the Big Data space, mostly with consumer-facing data first […]

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        Use a Data Science Bootcamp to Advance Your Big Data Career

        By   6 days ago

        A sense of frustration has developed among some companies wanting to develop a Big Data Strategy using Data Science and aligned technologies. They can’t find people capable of doing the work. Experts have been warning of a Data Scientist shortage for at least six years, but it’s a strange sounding, “new” career field that many […]

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        Enterprise Data World 2017: Data-Driven Business Transformation

        By   1 week ago

        “I love the power of data to tell stories and make better decisions,” said Micheline Casey, Principal at CDO, LLC. She spoke during the “Secrets of the CDOs” closing keynote panel of the 21st annual Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference (EDW) in Atlanta, Georgia, co-produced by DATAVERSITY® and DAMA International, which took place from April […]

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        Deep Learning and Machine Learning Differences: Recent Views in an Ongoing Debate

        By   2 weeks ago

        The science of Machine Learning (ML) has been around since the 1970s, but low horsepower processors and limited data forced the progress of Machine Learning to slow down in the 1980s. Ever since Big Data has enabled the use of unlimited “variety, volume, and velocity” business data, Machine Learning resurfaced as a powerful game changer […]

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        Data Governance Success: Implementing the Appropriate Approach

        By   2 weeks ago

        “When it comes to governing data as an asset,” said Robert Seiner, speaking at Enterprise Data Governance Online 2017 Conference, “Data Governance is really a cultural change.” The success of your program is largely dependent on “peoples’ willingness to change their behavior,” so your planning process should start by considering the best approach to affect […]

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        A Best-of-Breed Approach to Digital Transformation

        By   2 weeks ago

        In 2017 alone, the International Data Corporation forecasts that businesses worldwide will spend $1.2 trillion on Digital Transformation technologies. Within the sectors of Cloud infrastructure, business services, and applications, enterprises across a vast array of industries are looking for ways to achieve digital maturity faster than their competition. Simply defined, Digital Transformation is the use […]

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        Case Study: Implementing Data Governance for Data Lakes and Big Data

        By   3 weeks ago

        Shannon Fuller says that knowing what your priorities are is the key piece to efficient development of a governance structure for the Data Lake. Fuller is the Director of Data Governance at Carolinas Healthcare System, where he piloted an HDInsight Hadoop implementation on Microsoft Azure. Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online 2017 Conference, […]

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        The Case for the Data Management Maturity Model

        By   3 weeks ago

        The CMMI Institute announced its Data Management Maturity Model (DMM) back in 2014 to enable organizations to improve Data Management practices across their entire business. Some two-and-a-half years later, the technology-independent model continues to help organizations optimize their data assets is being successfully used by organizations across all industries to meet many Data Management objectives. […]

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          LockPath Introduces Keylight Managed Services

          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “LockPath, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the availability of a new professional services offering, Keylight Managed Services (KMS). This new offering will provide day-to-day GRC program administration support for customers of LockPath’s Keylight Platform. KMS will provide customers with […]

          Read More →

          project44 Extends Visibility Platform with Full Truckload and Less-Than-Truckload Offerings

          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “project44, the logistics and transportation industry’s leading connectivity and visibility provider, introduces new capabilities today designed to enable multimodal visibility across a single user interface. project44’s expanded API-based platform supports a broad range of Full Truckload (TL) and Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) visibility activities, providing customers industry-leading speed, […]

          Read More →

          MIT Sloan Professor Builds New Meta-Analysis Method to Help Settle Unresolved Debates

          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Science progresses when researchers build on prior work to extend, test, and apply theories. Aggregating the quantitative findings from prior research – meta-analysis — plays a significant role in advancing science, however current techniques have limitations. They assume prior studies share similar substantive factors and designs, […]

          Read More →

          SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the availability of SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer with support for Microsoft® Azure® SQL Database in the Azure Marketplace. SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer delivers deep visibility into the performance of top database platforms, including Microsoft […]

          Read More →

          AMAX Launches StorMax Software Defined Storage Appliance

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “AMAX, a leading provider of Cloud/IaaS, Deep Learning, Enterprise computing infrastructure solutions, today announced the release of StorMax™ SDS, a software defined storage solution enabling customers around the world to transform their storage infrastructure, increasing flexibility and agility, simplifying management, and dramatically reducing storage infrastructure costs […]

          Read More →

          Baidu Advances AI in the Cloud with Latest NVIDIA Pascal GPUs

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “NVIDIA today announced that its deep learning platform is now available as part of Baidu Cloud’s deep learning service, giving enterprise customers instant access to the world’s most adopted AI tools. The new Baidu Cloud offers the latest GPU computing technology, including Pascal™ architecture-based NVIDIA® Tesla® P40 […]

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          Scality Accelerates Multi-Cloud Adoption with New Open-Source Release

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Scality, world leader in object and cloud storage, today announced immediate availability of a new open-source Scality S3 Server release, under the Apache 2.0 license, with support for high availability and multiple cloud data backends. Scality S3 Server’s extensive multi-cloud support now includes AWS S3, In-memory, Scality […]

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          Data Startup Cinchapi Wins Atlanta Startup Battle

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Data startup Cinchapi was named the winner of the second Atlanta Startup Battle pitch competition, held last night at Tech Square Labs in Midtown Atlanta. Cinchapi bested four other startups finalists culled from over 400 applicant companies. With its winning pitch, Cinchapi’s founder and CEO, Jeff […]

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          IBM Puts Watson into the Hands of Marketing Professionals

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “IBM today introduced new cognitive capabilities for IBM Watson Marketing Insights, a cloud-based offering that continuously examines customer behavior and learns how it may impact the success of the business. With these insights marketing teams can take action to launch targeted campaigns designed to turn all customers […]

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