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Data Governance Operationalization: The Team

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Click to learn more about author Jayakumar Rajaretnam. This is the second part of a two-part series on the operationalization of Data Governance. The first part of the series “Data Governance Operationalization: The Gap” discussed how the need arose, some of the main reasons needed for Data Governance operationalization, and what is required. This part takes […]

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Don’t Throw Requirements and Documentation Out with the ALM Bathwater

By   5 hours ago

Click to learn more about author David Binny. The Agile revolution effectively overhauled the traditional waterfall/V-shaped process, purging the new methodology of any semblance of the old. In the Agile world, action trumps process, and it’s often thought that the old ways of requirements and documentation carry more burden than benefit. Today, user stories, a leaner, […]

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Intel Drafts Model Legislation to Spur Data Privacy Discussion

By   5 hours ago

A recent press release reports, “Intel Corporation released model legislation designed to inform policymakers and spur discussion on personal data privacy. Prompted by the rapid rise of new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Intel’s model bill is open for review and comment from privacy experts and the public on an interactive website. The bill’s language […]

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Reltio Introduces Industry’s First Data Quality Confidence Indicator For Business Users

By   5 hours ago

According to a recent press release, “Reltio, the provider of modern master data management for customer 360, today announced its newest release, version 2018.3 of Reltio Cloud that introduces the industry’s first Data Quality Confidence Indicator for business users and includes enhancements for data connectivity and self-service that improve IT productivity. According to a study […]

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MapR Announces Clarity Program for Cloudera and Hortonworks Customers

By   5 hours ago

A recent press release states, “MapR® Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced the Clarity Program, a new product release and a free assessment service that provides a comprehensive understanding of a customer’s current data environment and the best practices to achieve a clear path to […]

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Contemporary Data Scientists: Working Machine Learning at Scale

By   1 day ago

In a recent Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms report, it was expressed that the Data Science and Machine Learning platform market will be in a state of flux over the next few years. Among the drivers of change will be providing Data Scientists with the ability to manage models and collaborate […]

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What is a Data Democracy?

By   2 days ago

A Data Democracy describes a methodological framework of values and actions that benefit and minimize any harm to the public or the typical user. Organizations like Data for Democracy, initiated by Bloomberg and BrightHive, and projects like Data for Democracy, established by the University of Washington to help Myanmar transition to a Data Democracy, are spearheading […]

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Practicing Data Science

By   3 days ago

Click to learn more about author Rosaria Silipo. There are many declinations of Data Science projects: with or without labeled data; stopping at data wrangling or involving Machine Learning algorithms; predicting classes or predicting numbers; with unevenly distributed classes, with binary classes, or even with no examples at all of one of the classes; with […]

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Big Data for Big Pharma: The Power of Predictive Analytics

By   3 days ago

Click to learn more about author Jasmine Morgan. The pharmaceutical industry is a billion-dollar enterprise which sits on mountains of data. It could use a tool which takes these heaps of information and neatly classifies them, highlighting the relationship between different entities like doctors, patients, prescribed drugs, and diagnoses. This industry faces countless problems related to […]

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    Nov 13 DataEd Webinar: Data Architecture vs Data Modeling

    By   4 days ago

    DATE: November 13, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Many are confused when it comes to data.  Architecture, models, data – it can seem a bit overwhelming.  This webinar offers a clear explanation of Data Modeling as the primary means of achieving better understanding […]

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    Nov 15 RWDG Webinar: Data Governance and Three Levels of Metadata

    By   5 days ago

    DATE: November 15, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar There are three levels of metadata that every organization must focus on. The three levels are the semantic level, the business level and the technical level. All three levels are […]

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    Nov 27 Webinar: Business Value Metrics for Data Governance

    By   6 days ago

    DATE: November 27, 2108 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As data professionals, we recognize and understand the need for data governance, focusing on data quality in particular. We have made progress in this area, as illustrated by the emergence […]

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    Dec 4 DAS Webinar: Self-Service Reporting and Data Prep – Benefits & Risks

    By   1 week ago

    DATE: December 4, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar sponsored by: About the Webinar As more organizations see the value of becoming data-driven, an increasing number of business stakeholders want to become more actively involved in the reporting and preparation of critical business data.  Tools […]

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    Dec 6 DI&A Webinar: Trends and Predictions for 2019

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: December 6, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar There’s been a shift toward digital business transformation with growing use of a broad spectrum of analytical capabilities (descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive) to drive decision-making. Having a framework and overarching strategy for analytics governance is […]

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    Dec 11 DataEd Webinar: The Seven Deadly Data Sins

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: December 11, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar While wrath and envy are best left for human resources to address, overcoming the numerous obstacles that often inhibit successful Data Management must be a full organizational effort. The difficulty of implementing a new Data […]

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    DEC 12 DGPO Webinar: Implementing Data Governance Across Competing Organizations

    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: December 12, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar Series is Developed by:   About the Webinar Learn how the Arkansas State Insurance Department, led by Tonmoy Dasgupta, designed and implemented an award-winning Data Governance Program that reached across the health insurance industry and across […]

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    Dec 18 Webinar: Building Effective Data Visualizations for Business Intelligence

    By   4 weeks ago

    DATE: December 18, 2108 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar To gain insights from Business Intelligence, you need to easily see and understand what the data tells you by using data visualizations. While these charts and graphs can be eye […]

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    Dec 20 RWDG Webinar: How to Govern Your Master Data

    By   1 month ago

    DATE: December 20, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Master Data is an important discipline that being implement by most organizations. Master Data sits at the heart of the single point of truth mentality or the need to discover […]

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      Data Governance Operationalization: The Team

      By   5 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Jayakumar Rajaretnam. This is the second part of a two-part series on the operationalization of Data Governance. The first part of the series “Data Governance Operationalization: The Gap” discussed how the need arose, some of the main reasons needed for Data Governance operationalization, and what is required. This part takes […]

      Read More →

      Don’t Throw Requirements and Documentation Out with the ALM Bathwater

      By   5 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author David Binny. The Agile revolution effectively overhauled the traditional waterfall/V-shaped process, purging the new methodology of any semblance of the old. In the Agile world, action trumps process, and it’s often thought that the old ways of requirements and documentation carry more burden than benefit. Today, user stories, a leaner, […]

      Read More →

      Practicing Data Science

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Rosaria Silipo. There are many declinations of Data Science projects: with or without labeled data; stopping at data wrangling or involving Machine Learning algorithms; predicting classes or predicting numbers; with unevenly distributed classes, with binary classes, or even with no examples at all of one of the classes; with […]

      Read More →

      Big Data for Big Pharma: The Power of Predictive Analytics

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Jasmine Morgan. The pharmaceutical industry is a billion-dollar enterprise which sits on mountains of data. It could use a tool which takes these heaps of information and neatly classifies them, highlighting the relationship between different entities like doctors, patients, prescribed drugs, and diagnoses. This industry faces countless problems related to […]

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      Data-Driven Sales: Using Analytics to Build Business Success

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Gilad David Maayan. Sales drive revenue. It’s a simple statement that holds true for many businesses, and yet, many companies use antiquated sales techniques. A charming smile and a convincing elevator pitch aren’t the keys to success anymore. Today’s sales reps rely on data to secure new clients and […]

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      M.S. in Data Science Curriculum

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      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I’ve been blogging on Business Intelligence/Analytics/Data Science for 12 years. And I’ve been recruiting analytics candidates from top colleges for my consulting firms for even longer. Those who read my blogs know I’m pretty opinionated about what I look for in new grads, preferring students committed to […]

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      Fastest Analytics Using Hybrid Architectures with Machine Learning

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Henry Bequet. Every year scientists and researchers gather at a conference called Super Computing, or SC, to exchange their views, solutions and problems in computational science. At SC17, there were no fewer than 22 presentations and keynotes involving Machine Learning and Deep Learning (DL). There were actually many more presentations about […]

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      Scoop Up AI’s Benefits, Skip its Risks and Pitfalls

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Oksana Sokolovsky and Rohit Mahajan. It seems everyone is awash in enthusiasm for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL). Indeed, there’s a lot of business advantage, both tactical and strategic, to be had from the technology. But there’s potential business risk as well, and a […]

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      Five Tips to Completing Analytics’ Infamous “Last Mile” in 2019

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      Click to learn more about author Mike Lamble. In 2017, the term “Data Scientist” was LinkedIn’s fastest growing job title; yet, in the same year, McKinsey reported that less than 10 percent of Analytic Models that are developed actually make it to production where they can deliver ROI. The bottleneck lies in what industry insiders call […]

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        Contemporary Data Scientists: Working Machine Learning at Scale

        By   1 day ago

        In a recent Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms report, it was expressed that the Data Science and Machine Learning platform market will be in a state of flux over the next few years. Among the drivers of change will be providing Data Scientists with the ability to manage models and collaborate […]

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        A Brief History of Data Lakes

        By   4 days ago

        Data Lakes are consolidated, centralized storage areas for raw, unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data, taken from multiple sources and lacking a predefined schema. Data Lakes have been created to save data that “may have value.” The value of data and the insights that can be gained from it are unknowns and can vary with the […]

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        Using Predictive Analytics

        By   5 days ago

        Can Predictive Analytics combined with lean principles have an impact on today’s strained healthcare system? LeanTaaS believes that they can by significantly improving asset utilization at hospitals and clinics across the country. “The reality is that health systems are facing enormous headwinds regarding growing volumes,” says company founder and CEO Mohan Giridharadas. There is a […]

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        Data Modeling vs. Data Architecture

        By   6 days ago

        In the second edition of the Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK 2): “Data Architecture defines the blueprint for managing data assets by aligning with organizational strategy to establish strategic data requirements and designs to meet these requirements.” Another way to look at it, according to Donna Burbank, Managing Director at Global Data Strategy: “Data […]

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        A Blockchain Model for Data Management and Data Quality Optimization

        By   2 weeks ago

        McKesson, a leading healthcare company for wholesale medical supplies and equipment, pharmaceutical distribution, and healthcare technology, delivers one-third of prescription medicine in North America, supports 15,000 pharmacies and more than 9,000 oncologists and other medical specialists, and offers more than 250,000 SKUs of brand and private label medical-surgical supplies. Striving – and achieving – supply […]

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        Data Warehouses and GPUs: Big Data at High Speed

        By   2 weeks ago

        “Three years ago it was tough to tell the market that they should put a Data Warehouse on top of something that runs on top of GPUs,” said Ami Gal, CEO and co-founder of SQream. “Now it’s clear that GPUs are storming A.I., Machine Learning, and data centers,” and GPU technology has become an accepted […]

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        So You Want to be a Data Engineer?

        By   2 weeks ago

        The work of Data Engineers is extremely technical. They are responsible for designing and maintaining  the architecture of data systems, which incorporates concepts ranging from analytic infrastructures to Data Warehouses. Data Engineers need to have a solid understanding of commonly used scripting languages and are expected to support the steady evolution of improved Data Quality, […]

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        Semantic Technologies, AI, and Big Data Working Together

        By   3 weeks ago

        Data Scientists and Big Data Analysts can now access knowledge from around the world by using a new platform, called JoveEye. Its launch was announced by GTCOM (Global Tone Communication Technology Co., Ltd) in New York City. JoveEye is an Artificial Intelligence-powered Big Data research platform that offers quick and efficient data responses, displaying the […]

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        Metadata Repository Essential Use Cases

        By   3 weeks ago

        “Even though we’re working with very sophisticated Data Science resources, we still hear over and over, ‘I don’t even know what data is available,’” said Susan Swanson, the Senior Manager of Data Modeling and Architecture at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), an organization that offers regional health care coverage and services. Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® […]

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          Intel Drafts Model Legislation to Spur Data Privacy Discussion

          By   5 hours ago

          A recent press release reports, “Intel Corporation released model legislation designed to inform policymakers and spur discussion on personal data privacy. Prompted by the rapid rise of new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Intel’s model bill is open for review and comment from privacy experts and the public on an interactive website. The bill’s language […]

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          Reltio Introduces Industry’s First Data Quality Confidence Indicator For Business Users

          By   5 hours ago

          According to a recent press release, “Reltio, the provider of modern master data management for customer 360, today announced its newest release, version 2018.3 of Reltio Cloud that introduces the industry’s first Data Quality Confidence Indicator for business users and includes enhancements for data connectivity and self-service that improve IT productivity. According to a study […]

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          MapR Announces Clarity Program for Cloudera and Hortonworks Customers

          By   5 hours ago

          A recent press release states, “MapR® Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced the Clarity Program, a new product release and a free assessment service that provides a comprehensive understanding of a customer’s current data environment and the best practices to achieve a clear path to […]

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          DataStax Announces DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra

          By   3 days ago

          According to a new press release, “DataStax, the leading provider of the always-on, Active Everywhere distributed hybrid cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™, today announced DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra (DDAC). DDAC is a new subscription offering designed for running a certified version of open source Apache Cassandra for development and production use cases that […]

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          Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance and Invests in Data Analytics Firm Quantexa

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          A recent press release reports, “Accenture has invested in and formed a strategic alliance with Quantexa, a leading data analytics firm that provides technology solutions to uncover new intelligence. The minority investment made by Accenture Ventures will help Quantexa accelerate the development of its AI-powered entity resolution and network analytics technology working with Accenture Applied […]

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          Pyze Launches Next Generation Cross Channel Analytics & Marketing Automation Solution

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          According to a recent press release, “Pyze, the leading AI driven cross-platform analytics and engagement platform, today announced the general availability of its latest Growth Intelligence Platform release featuring the most advanced cross channel analytics solution in the industry. The release also features customizable user dashboards and a powerful new user interface. Driven by customer […]

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          OpenText Advances Enterprise Cloud Strategy to Power the Intelligent and Connected Enterprise

          By   4 days ago

          According to a new press release, “OpenText™, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the launch of OpenText Release 16 Enhancement Pack 5 (EP5), OpenText Business Network Cloud 16.10, and a series of new SaaS-based applications for the legal, life sciences and HR markets on its next-generation cloud platform, OT2. These portfolio-wide […]

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          Coalfire Helps AWS Customers Become FedRAMP Assessment-Ready in Less Time

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          A recent press release states, “Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory services, announced today that the company is offering a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) consulting and engineering service that enables customers to become FedRAMP authorized, using AWS Security Automation and Orchestration (SAO) methodology, in less time than more traditional approaches. Coalfire is […]

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          OutSystems Expands AI and Machine Learning Initiative with Launch of outsystems.ai

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          A recent press release reports, “OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code application development, today announced outsystems.ai, a new program that advances the company’s mission to bring the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to software development. The project introduces a new outsystems.ai domain, names a new head of the OutSystems […]

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