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Semantic SOA makes Sense!

by Dave Duggal While it’s no longer trendy to talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) due to limited initial results,…

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Cloud Data Protection

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by Jelani Harper The adoption rates of Cloud Computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) will continue to climb with the recent release of Zetta.net’s Zetta DataProtect 4.5. The benefits of this Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product that enables both data backups and disaster recovery for a multitude of files, databases, and entire servers are myriad, and most…

Assessing your Early Warning Capabilities & Options: Converging AML & Fraud Data for Integrated Warning & Tracking

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by Dan Meers and Gregory Lampshire In the financial services industry, time is the enemy for fraud detection and risk warning. There is an urgent need for a clear scope, needs statement, and prioritized plans to address detection, warning and risk management mandates. Rapid assessment and analysis of current controls and conditions is essential to…

Hadoop Embraces the Internet of Things

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by Jelani Harper The Internet of Things (IoT) exists all around us, inside and outside of our homes, offices, cities and vehicles and includes, in addition to traditional smartphones: Smart Cities/Smart Streets: There are cities with streets that utilize smart LED lighting that reduce costs and improve safety by detecting traffic and increasing luminosity when…

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Semantic SOA makes Sense!

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by Dave Duggal While it’s no longer trendy to talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) due to limited initial results, it is implicitly the architectural-style of our age. Our applications and processes increasingly depend on distributed and diverse systems, databases, and devices. Modern Enterprise, Cloud, Web, Mobile and Internet-of-Things app development all take advantage of…

The Larger Stakes Behind Big Data Ethics

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by James Kobielus Ethics isn’t just a bunch of guidelines to help us refrain from spying on and stalking each other. But you wouldn’t know that if you’re following popular discussions of so-called “big data ethics.” As far as most commentators on the subject are concerned, the ethical dilemmas surrounding big data can all be…

How to Know if You’re Ready for a Chief Data Officer

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by Jesse Jacobsen Before elaborating on how a company can know if they need a Chief Data Officer (CDO), it’s important to understand what a CDO does. According to Richard Wang, one of the organizers of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium, if someone tells you they know how…

Data Webinars | Upcoming Live Presentations

Aug 28 Modeling Webinar: Supertyping and Subtyping

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DATE: August 28, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Month’s Topic Focus: Supertyping and Subtyping About the Webinar We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Karen Lopez. Join Karen and guest expert panelists each…

Sep 4 CDO Webinar: What a CDO Needs to Know about Data Quality

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DATE: September 4, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Data is the ultimate cross-enterprise asset.  Data and information flow throughout an organization and require both business and IT expertise to manage them effectively.  The same data is available for…

Sep 9 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Governance Strategies

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DATE: September 9, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The data governance function exercises authority and control over the management of your mission critical assets and guides how all other data management functions are performed. When selling data governance to organizational management, it is…

Enterprise Information Management News, Articles, & Education

Semantic SOA makes Sense!

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by Dave Duggal While it’s no longer trendy to talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) due to limited initial results, it is implicitly the architectural-style of our age. Our applications and processes increasingly depend on distributed and diverse systems, databases, and devices. Modern Enterprise, Cloud, Web, Mobile and Internet-of-Things app development all take advantage of…

TopQuadrant Launches TopBraid Suite 4.5

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “TopQuadrant™, a leading semantic data integration company, today announced the release of version 4.5 of TopBraid Suite, a collection of web-based solutions that simplify the development and management of standards-based, model-driven solutions for enterprise taxonomy and ontology management, metadata and reference data governance, and…

Assessing your Early Warning Capabilities & Options: Converging AML & Fraud Data for Integrated Warning & Tracking

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by Dan Meers and Gregory Lampshire In the financial services industry, time is the enemy for fraud detection and risk warning. There is an urgent need for a clear scope, needs statement, and prioritized plans to address detection, warning and risk management mandates. Rapid assessment and analysis of current controls and conditions is essential to…

Data Governance & Data Quality News, Articles, & Education

CMMI Institute Unveils the Data Management Maturity Model

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by Angela Guess According to the organization, “CMMI® Institute today unveiled the Data Management Maturity (DMM)™ model to enable organizations to improve data management practices across the full spectrum of their business. The DMM model, as the only reference model of its kind, provides organizations with a standard set of best practices to build a…

Six Rules for Improving Data Governance Success

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by Angela Guess Michael Nicosia of Information Management recently wrote, “When it comes to data governance, we (practioners) tend to over-complicate the roll out by trying to tackle everything at once or, worse, we focus on tactical solutions. In taking these approaches, we forget that doing the simple things tends to yield the best results.…

The Barriers to Unstructured Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Jack Vaughan of Search Data Management recently interviewed industry vet Anne Marie Smith regarding unstructured data and the possibilities of unstructured data governance. Smith told Vaughan, “If you think of a Word document that’s stored electronically, that’s unstructured data. If you think of email, that’s unstructured data. The recording that you’re making…

Big Data News, Articles, & Education

cPacket’s Novel Technology Delivers Unified Performance Monitoring for Today’s Cloudy Virtual Network Environments

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “cPacket Networks today announced cClear technology for performance monitoring and optimization across physical and virtual realms of modern networks. This becomes increasingly important with the trend toward application delivery in the cloud, which poses new operational challenges of more distributed, virtual, and complex infrastructure. cClear is the first…

Speaker Spotlight: Andreas Kollegger on Graph Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Andreas Kollegger, Chief Product Designer at Neo Technology. Andreas will be part of a Panel Discussion at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Evaluating Your Graph Database Options.” The other members of the panel are William McKnight, President of…

Cloud Data Protection

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by Jelani Harper The adoption rates of Cloud Computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) will continue to climb with the recent release of Zetta.net’s Zetta DataProtect 4.5. The benefits of this Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product that enables both data backups and disaster recovery for a multitude of files, databases, and entire servers are myriad, and most…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education

The Necessity of Personalizing Business Intelligence

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by Jelani Harper The evolution of Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics began in the back offices of IT departments where the proverbial gatekeepers lorded over reporting technologies, while disseminating largely historic data. More recently, the business was able to take control of these tools due to developments in Data Discovery, Cloud Computing, Open Source analytics,…

Big Data Analytics with R: Register Today!

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by Angela Guess In tandem with the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, DATAVERSITY™ is proud to sponsor a thought-provoking workshop on the programming language R. The workshop, Introduction to Big Data Analysis with the R Language, will be led by Brian Sletten, President of Bosatsu Consulting, Inc. In his description of the workshop, Sletten states, “R…

Don’t Jump Into a Data Lake Without a Boat

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space, according to Gartner. Several vendors are marketing data lakes as an essential component to capitalise on big data opportunities, but there is little alignment between vendors about what comprises a…

Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

CMMI Institute Unveils the Data Management Maturity Model

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by Angela Guess According to the organization, “CMMI® Institute today unveiled the Data Management Maturity (DMM)™ model to enable organizations to improve data management practices across the full spectrum of their business. The DMM model, as the only reference model of its kind, provides organizations with a standard set of best practices to build a…

DataEd Webinar: Data Management Maturity Model

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Data-Ed Online: Data Management Maturity Model from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> 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…

DataEd Slides: Data Management Maturity Model

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Data-Ed Online: Data Management Maturity Model from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording for this session, click HERE>> 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,…

NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Speaker Spotlight: Brian Clark on Graph and Object Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Brian Clark, the Vice President of Product Management at Objectivity Inc. Brian will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is titled “Understanding the Value of Graph and Object Databases for Business.” The second session is…

Data Science News, Articles, & Education

Data Science and Art: RRE Certification

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by Jelani Harper Gartner describes Open Source R—arguably the script of choice for Data Scientists and one of the most pivotal tools for creating advanced and predictive analytics—as “increasingly popular” (Herschel et al, 2014), while Forrester lauds its ubiquity. As one of the earliest champions of Open Source R, Revolution Analytics swiftly addressed its scalability…

Predictive Interaction Technology Frees Up Data Professionals’ Time

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by Jennifer Zaino As a data professional, how much of your time is spent working on fixing up your data, rather than working on answering questions and solving problems with your data? On average data cleansing and transformation takes up 80 percent of data professionals’ time, according to Joseph Hellerstein, a Chancellor’s Professor of Computer…

Practical Data Science and the Tricky Business of A/B Testing

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by James Kobielus Increasingly, the best websites aren’t so much designed as calculated. And that calculation, more often than not, rides on a never-ending campaign of A/B testing. And the A/B testing, in turn, is under the constant supervision of data scientists running one real world experiment after another. The calculations for modern website optimization…