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Machine Learning Will Make Its Mark On The Sciences

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by Jennifer Zaino In a data-deluged world, novel science depends on putting Machine Learning into practice. That’s a lesson being taught by Joshua Bloom, and one that he also practices in his work as professor of astronomy at UC Berkeley. “We absolutely have to see as our imperative putting machine learning or machine intelligence or…

The Ease of Business Analytics

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by Jelani Harper For the past several years, there has been a substantial amount of rhetoric in the field of Data Management pertaining to empowering the business user through better business analytics. Numerous vendors, research companies and even trade publications have cited an emerging trend to put the business in control of its data, granting…

The Business Value of Cognitive Computing

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by Jelani Harper IBM Watson occupied center stage at IBM’s recent Insight 2014 conference. As a number of speakers from diverse industries and organizations revealed at a session entitled “Putting Cognitive Computing to Work: What Will You Do with Watson?” Cognitive Computing has been primed to deliver the enterprise business value. Cognitive Computing is the…

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The Search for Big Data Security Solutions

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by Gil Allouche By this point, it’s undeniable that big data is experiencing some monumental growth throughout the world. This observation is even backed up by the statistics. In fact, in 2013 alone, the big data market experienced growth of 58%, with experts predicting it to hit more than $50 billion by the time 2017…

SQL Is More than Just Store and Retrieve

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by Michael Blaha I often work with programmers to build applications. It never ceases to amaze me that many programmers look at SQL as a store and retrieve mechanism and see nothing more. Their approach is to write programming code for all their logic. It’s not just a matter of programmers being unable to write…

Are APIs going to push legacy technology into the 21st century?

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira If you’re like me, you attend numerous IT shows (in fact, I’m writing this while attending a show right now). Although many shows are worth more for the contacts than the content, some offer valuable insights, particularly those focused on trends and directions. Those shows are almost mandatory if you…

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Dec 9 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Warehouse Strategies

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DATE: December 9, 2014 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Integrating data across systems has been a perpetual challenge. Unfortunately, the current technology-focused solutions have not helped IT to improve its dismal project success statistics. Data warehouses, BI implementations, and general analytical efforts achieve the…

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IBM Scales DevOps for Large Enterprises with New Hybrid Cloud Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports that IBM has announced “new, cloud-based DevOps services, software and infrastructure designed to help large organizations develop and deliver quality software faster. By tapping into the collaborative power of IBM’s Cloud portfolio and deep business transformation experience, enterprises can speed the delivery of software…

The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 15 Years of Open Source Innovation and Community Leadership

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the organization reports, “The Apache community commemorated The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)’s fifteenth anniversary and congratulated the people, projects, initiatives, and organizations that played a role in its success. Recognized as the leader in community-led Open Source software development, the ASF was established to shepherd, develop, and…

Data Governance & Data Quality News, Articles, & Education

Doing More with Your Data via Better Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Richard Jones of Experian recently wrote, “Every business under the sun has a burning desire to accomplish more with data. Customer analytics is a rapidly growing field, as companies are realizing that the more information they have about their patrons, the more they can analyze it and find actionable truths about sales…

The 4th Annual Data Governance Winter Conference: Registration, Sponsors, Speakers, and Certifications

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by Angela Guess Registration for the fourth annual Data Governance Winter Conference is now open. According to the release, “DATAVERSITY and DebTech International recently announced that the registration portal for their fourth annual Data Governance Winter Conference is now open. The conference will be held at the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,…

Creating an Internal Center of Excellence for Data Governance

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by Angela Guess David Booth of Marketing Land recently wrote, “If you’re like most organizations, you’re either in the thick of, or just putting the finishing touches on, your 2015 planning. Odds are good that your strategy for the coming year is going to depend on data and analytics. And while there has never before…

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The Search for Big Data Security Solutions

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by Gil Allouche By this point, it’s undeniable that big data is experiencing some monumental growth throughout the world. This observation is even backed up by the statistics. In fact, in 2013 alone, the big data market experienced growth of 58%, with experts predicting it to hit more than $50 billion by the time 2017…

IBM Scales DevOps for Large Enterprises with New Hybrid Cloud Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports that IBM has announced “new, cloud-based DevOps services, software and infrastructure designed to help large organizations develop and deliver quality software faster. By tapping into the collaborative power of IBM’s Cloud portfolio and deep business transformation experience, enterprises can speed the delivery of software…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education

The Ease of Business Analytics

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by Jelani Harper For the past several years, there has been a substantial amount of rhetoric in the field of Data Management pertaining to empowering the business user through better business analytics. Numerous vendors, research companies and even trade publications have cited an emerging trend to put the business in control of its data, granting…

Risk Analysis: Is It Based On The Big Data Picture?

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by Jennifer Zaino Businesses understand people by certain data points, which will formally, or in some cases informally, factor into determining whether they are a worthy credit risk, a safe driver, an appropriate job prospect, and so on. But companies – and therefore their risk analysis of any one individual – may be missing the…

Exploratory Analysis: Parsing Event Data

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by Jelani Harper Of all the traits of Big Data that account for this term’s relevance in today’s Data Management landscape, its temporal aspect may prove the most valuable for the enterprise. The utility in analyzing massive data of a variety of types is only increased when one is able to do so in real…

Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

EDW Slides: Data Quality for Data Modelers

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Enterprise Data World Webinars: Data Quality for Data Modelers from DATAVERSITY  To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Data Quality begins with the conceptual model. It’s imperative that the modeler not only acknowledges data must be quality to be useful, but that they follow that paradigm all the…

Degrees of Data Structuring – Again

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by Michael Brackett Data management is faced with a large and growing lexical challenge.  Many terms are created that do not have roots, prefixes, or suffixes applicable to data management.  Many terms are used, misused, abused, and abandoned when their usefulness is over.  Many terms are undefined or multi-defined and have no denotative definitions that…

10 Tips for Data Modeling in a Hybrid NoSQL/Relational World

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by Karen Lopez During my Big Challenges in Data Modeling; NoSQL webinar, Dan McCreary and I talked about how data modelers should approach NoSQL on development projects.  At the end, I shared these ten tips for working in a hybrid (NoSQL + relational) world.  You can listen to the webinar recording for more details about each.…

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The Three NoSQL Databases to Watch

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Info World, “Hadoop gets much of the big data credit, but the reality is that NoSQL databases are far more broadly deployed — and far more broadly developed. In fact, while shopping for a Hadoop vendor is relatively straightforward, picking a NoSQL database is anything but. There…

Teradata and MapR Partnership Expands Hadoop Choices within Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache™ Hadoop, today announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. The two companies are optimizing integration of the…

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…