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How Mastery of Data Collection and Analysis Contributes to the Success of Amazon Prime Day

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Click to learn more about video blogger Hamaad Chippa. Amazon just completed its third-annual Amazon Prime Day (APD), a 30-hour online shopping extravaganza that offers deep discounts on popular items until quantities run out. What started as a celebration to commemorate Amazon’s 20th anniversary has quickly become a popular on-line shopping appointment, much like Cyber Monday. According to a […]

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Oracle Expands Cloud at Customer with PaaS and SaaS Services

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by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Empowering organizations to move workloads to the cloud while keeping their data on their own premises, Oracle today announced significant expansion of the breadth of services available through Oracle Cloud at Customer. The portfolio now spans all of the major Oracle PaaS categories and for the […]

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Liaison Engages Aberdeen Group to Conduct Survey on the State of the Middleware Market

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by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Liaison Technologies, a recognized leader in cloud-based integration and data management solutions released a report: The Great Middleware Transition, developed in partnership with Aberdeen Group, a leading industry analyst firm.  The report examines the state of integration middleware solutions in today’s business environment, which is being disrupted […]

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Survey Reveals Healthcare IT Decision-Makers’ Approach to IoT Security

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by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “ZingBox, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) security solution provider, today announced the results of its survey of IT decision-makers within the healthcare industry. The survey, fielded in early July, found that the majority of healthcare IT networks have IoT devices and that most IT departments believe […]

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Webinar: The Art and (Data) Science of Data Cleansing and Quality

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To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar By itself, predictive modeling can be difficult to implement. What’s more, the growing number of data types and sources are making the data preparation process more complex. While predictive modeling can deliver substantial business gains, it can […]

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Slides: The Art and (Data) Science of Data Cleansing and Quality

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The Art and (Data) Science of Data Cleansing and Quality from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar By itself, predictive modeling can be difficult to implement. What’s more, the growing number of data types and sources are making the data preparation […]

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The Data Governance Playbook: Sixteen Steps to Better Data Privacy

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Managing privacy in a Big Data environment can seem overwhelming, yet Sunil Soares, founder of Information Asset, while speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online 2017 Conference, said that Data Privacy challenges can be overcome: “This is not a secret sauce! A lot of this you’re going to do anyway from an Enterprise Data […]

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Dun & Bradstreet Teams Up with Microsoft to Reimagine the Power of Data in the Cloud  

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by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data, analytics and insights for business, is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through Microsoft’s cloud services. Together the companies announced the following: (1) Dun & Bradstreet has selected Microsoft as a strategic […]

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Dremio Introduces Self-Service Data Paradigm for Business Intelligence and Data Science

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by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Dremio, a self-service data company, announced today its entrance into the data analytics market with the immediate availability of the Dremio Self-Service Data Platform, a fundamentally new approach to data analytics. Working with existing data sources and business intelligence tools, Dremio’s solution eliminates the need for traditional […]

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    Jul 25 Webinar: Couchbase and Apache Kafka – Bridging the gap between RDBMS and NoSQL

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: July 25, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Thousands of companies, from Uber and Netflix to Goldman Sachs and Cisco, use Apache Kafka to transform and reshape their data architectures. Kafka is frequently used as the bridge between […]

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    Jul 27 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling & Metadata for Graph Databases

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: July 27, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Graph databases are seeing a spike in popularity as their value in leveraging large data sets for key areas such as fraud detection, marketing, and network optimization become increasingly apparent. […]

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    Aug 2 DGPO Webinar: Governing Government Data – What Makes it Different?

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: August 2, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is hosted by: About the Webinar Data governance is the universal approach to managing and securing data in organizations. However, it isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Local public sector agencies are regulated by federal rules, state laws […]

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    Aug 3 DI&A Webinar: Big Data Analytics

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: August 3, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The world of data analytics has opened up to include a much broader spectrum of data types than the traditional rows and columns found in relational databases. Text analytics includes whole new classes of tools […]

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    Aug 8 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Structures – The Cornerstone of Your Data’s Home

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: August 8, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar To co-opt an old adage: “If data gets lost and no one knows where to find it, does it still take up hard-drive space?” In the interest of avoiding that unfortunate philosophical end, individual data […]

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    Aug 10 Smart Data Webinar: Organizing Data and Knowledge – The Role of Taxonomies and Ontologies

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: August 10, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar No single approach to knowledge classification and access is best for every application. This webinar will help participants choose the right approach(es) to support their own cognitive computing application. The […]

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    Aug 15 Webinar: Conformed Dimensions of Data Quality – An Organized Approach to Data Quality Measurement

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: August 15, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Are you looking to measure Data Quality in a more organized way? Look no further, use the Conformed Dimensions of Data Quality to organize your efforts, improve communication with stakeholders and track improvement over time. […]

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    Aug 17 RWDG Webinar: How to Construct a Data Governance Policy

    By   11 months ago

    DATE: August 17, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar A Data Governance Policy consists of several components. The components include, but are not limited to, a policy statement, core principal statements, and dimensions of how the policy’s effectiveness will be measured. The rationale and […]

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    Aug 24 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling & Data Integration

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    DATE: August 24, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Data Integration is a key part of many of today’s data management challenges: from data warehousing, to MDM, to mergers & acquisitions. Issues can arise not only in trying to  align technical formats from various […]

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      How Mastery of Data Collection and Analysis Contributes to the Success of Amazon Prime Day

      By   1 day ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Hamaad Chippa. Amazon just completed its third-annual Amazon Prime Day (APD), a 30-hour online shopping extravaganza that offers deep discounts on popular items until quantities run out. What started as a celebration to commemorate Amazon’s 20th anniversary has quickly become a popular on-line shopping appointment, much like Cyber Monday. According to a […]

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      SQL Support for UML Associations

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      Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. The UML (Unified Modeling Language) is a popular Data Modeling notation that arose from the programming community, but it is also applicable to databases. The UML has a variety of models, one of which is the class model. The UML class model is essentially just a dialect […]

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      Database Dilemma: Selecting the Best Database for Your Organization

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Franco Rizzo. The term “cloud” is so ubiquitous that it means different things to everyone. For these purposes, we will define it in relation to infrastructure; the Cloud is the ability to auto-provision a subset of available compute/network/storage to meet a specific business need via virtualization (IaaS). As far […]

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      Power Up Your Predictions with Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. To be successful in business, every organization must find a way to accurately forecast and predict the future of its market, and its internal operations, and better understand the buying behavior of its customers and prospects. To accurately predict and plan, every enterprise must select a Business Intelligence […]

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      How to Prevent A Data Lake from Becoming a Data Swamp

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      Click to learn more about video blogger Andrew Brust. The Big Data & Brews video blog series continues with host Andrew Brust, Senior Director of Market Strategy and Intelligence. The series touches on hot topics within the business of Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In […]

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      Exploring the Role of Data Preparation and Data Analytics in Healthcare Finance

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      Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. According to Grandview Research, the global healthcare Data Analytics market will grow to $42.8 billion by 2024, as healthcare companies increasingly use data for financial applications, and to improve operational and administrative processes. The industry’s reliance on Data Analytics is also being driven by the increased use of […]

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      The Devil is in the DATA “Unmasking the Deep State”

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Kwame Gyamfi. A Response to Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich INTRODUCTION Newt Gingrich’s Challenge to Software Engineers The book signing by former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich, at the Press Club turned out to be more than what I bargained for. The former House Speaker who was on […]

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      Managing Databases in the Cloud: What You Need to Know

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      Click to learn more about author Thomas LaRock. The latest IT Trends Report revealed that 95 percent of North American organizations have migrated mission-critical applications and infrastructure to the Cloud over the past 12 months, with database workloads ranking in the top three. While the report found that many organizations are realizing the benefits of Cloud […]

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      Data Science Birds of a Feather

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      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I had lunch with Diego Klabjan the other day. Diego’s a professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University and progenitor/director of the now five year old Master of Science in Analytics (MSIA) program at the school. MSIA was recently rated one of the top […]

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        Data Quality in the Data Lake

        By   3 days ago

        It’s been a few months since data migration and integration vendor Syncsort completed its acquisition of Data Quality solutions vendor Trillium Software. The combination of the two vendors is already proving a good fit, mirroring where the industry is going, according to Harald Smith, Director of Product Management at Trillium. As he explains it, Syncsort […]

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        Case Study: Indiana University, Data Virtualization, and The Decision Support Initiative

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        “We can throw Business Intelligence tools at problems and we can have really smart technicians write code but if it’s not serving the needs of the business and actually answering questions that people need to know, then ultimately, our work is futile,” said Dan Young, Chief Data Architect at Indiana University (IU). Young said that […]

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        Natural Language Processing: The What, Why, and How

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        To the outside observer, Natural Language Processing (NLP) may seem futuristic. Only around a third of smartphone owners use their personal assistants regularly (a hallmark of NLP technologies), even though 95 percent have tried them at some point, according to Creative Strategies, a consultancy. However, Natural Language Processing advances continue in leaps and bounds, as […]

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        In-Depth Interview: Machine Learning and a Real-Time Data Platform with Cinchapi’s Bill Sengstacken

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        One of the more intriguing start-ups in the world of Real-Time Data Platforms is the Atlanta-based company headed by Jeff Nelson, Cinchapi. According to the company website, the Cinchapi Data Platform can radically reduce data prep and cleanup through the use of Machine Learning and other technologies. The company also refers to their platform as […]

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        BackOffice Associates: Guiding the Data Stewardship Journey for Large Companies

        By   2 weeks ago

        When a large Fortune 1000 company merges and acquires many smaller companies, and undergoes a Digital Transformation, Data Governance and Data Stewardship become more complex. The well-known and established business may need to integrate up to 200 different ERP applications from a variety of systems across different divisions that span the globe. Take this context […]

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        Fundamentals of Descriptive Analytics

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        Descriptive Analytics, the conventional form of Business Intelligence and data analysis, seeks to provide a depiction or “summary view” of facts and figures in an understandable format, to either inform or prepare data for further analysis. It uses two primary techniques, namely data aggregation and data mining to report past events. It presents past data […]

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        Enhanced Real-Time Data Processing with Redis Labs’ In-Memory Database Solution

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        In 2009, Salvatore Sanfilippo began the Redis project, a supplemental software program designed to improve LLOOGG (currently an open source project), by helping it to process data more quickly and efficiently. From there, the Redis project blossomed into Redis Labs, providing services and products to augment a customer’s Data Management potential through an advanced, NoSQL, […]

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        2017 DATAVERSITY Mid-Year Top 20

        By   3 weeks ago

        Twice a year we look at the top content over the last year to do a deeper dive into what people are reading. Over the years, we have seen a definite shift in interest. Five years ago, Big Data had hit mainstream media and people were doing searches to educate themselves on NoSQL (Not only […]

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        Data Analytics Education and Data Science: The University of Maryland’s Ten-Year Plan

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        On May 1, 2015, the University of Maryland’s Department of Computer Science presented a 10-year plan, placing a focus on expanding two areas of computer science: a comprehensive Data Analytics education and Data Science program, that also included a focus on Augmented/Virtual Reality. They recognized the need for Big Data expertise and the use of […]

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          Oracle Expands Cloud at Customer with PaaS and SaaS Services

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Empowering organizations to move workloads to the cloud while keeping their data on their own premises, Oracle today announced significant expansion of the breadth of services available through Oracle Cloud at Customer. The portfolio now spans all of the major Oracle PaaS categories and for the […]

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          Liaison Engages Aberdeen Group to Conduct Survey on the State of the Middleware Market

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Liaison Technologies, a recognized leader in cloud-based integration and data management solutions released a report: The Great Middleware Transition, developed in partnership with Aberdeen Group, a leading industry analyst firm.  The report examines the state of integration middleware solutions in today’s business environment, which is being disrupted […]

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          Survey Reveals Healthcare IT Decision-Makers’ Approach to IoT Security

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “ZingBox, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) security solution provider, today announced the results of its survey of IT decision-makers within the healthcare industry. The survey, fielded in early July, found that the majority of healthcare IT networks have IoT devices and that most IT departments believe […]

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          Dun & Bradstreet Teams Up with Microsoft to Reimagine the Power of Data in the Cloud  

          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data, analytics and insights for business, is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through Microsoft’s cloud services. Together the companies announced the following: (1) Dun & Bradstreet has selected Microsoft as a strategic […]

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          Dremio Introduces Self-Service Data Paradigm for Business Intelligence and Data Science

          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Dremio, a self-service data company, announced today its entrance into the data analytics market with the immediate availability of the Dremio Self-Service Data Platform, a fundamentally new approach to data analytics. Working with existing data sources and business intelligence tools, Dremio’s solution eliminates the need for traditional […]

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          SolarWinds and SovLabs Empower IT Professionals to Fully Automate IP Address Management

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          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the latest edition of SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM), which now includes API support to provide two-way integration with third-party software. In conjunction with this news, SovLabs, a leading provider of integration software […]

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          IntelliChief ECM 4.1 Launch Features Active Directory Synchronization, Mobile

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          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “IntelliChief LLC, a provider of automated document management and workflow enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, announces the launch of IntelliChief ECM 4.1, featuring new mobile workflow abilities, Microsoft Active Directory synchronization, and enhanced utilization support of numerous native document file types. The ECM system expands functionality […]

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          Artificial Intelligence And Analytics Accelerate The Pace Of Digital Workplace Transformation

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “New research which examined how organisations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organisations in 15 countries […]

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          Yandex Announces CatBoost, a New Open-Source Machine Learning Library

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          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Gradient boosting is a form of machine learning that analyzes a wide range of data inputs. It works by progressively training more complex models to maximize the accuracy of predictions. CatBoost was developed to support a wide variety of data formats out-of-the-box. It is particularly powerful for […]

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