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The Cutting Edge: Detecting Objects in Those Hard to Reach Areas

By   3 days ago

Click to learn more about author Will Ochandarena. Easily the most talked about application of AI is detecting and classifying objects in images and videos.  Having long outgrown obscure trade magazines and conferences, it has been featured in TV with HBO’s Silicon Valley “Not Hotdog” app, and there was news recently about how Chinese police […]

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Veeva Introduces Next-Generation Commercial Data Warehouse for Life Sciences

By   3 days ago

According to a recent press release, “Veeva Systems today introduced a new commercial data warehouse for life sciences. Veeva Nitro eliminates the burden of custom-built data warehouses with an industry-specific data model and standard integrations that unify companies’ most important data sources. Now the life sciences industry will have a ready-to-use commercial data warehouse in […]

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Kx Provides Rapid Access to Unstructured Data

By   3 days ago

A recent press release reports, “FD [First Derivatives] announces that its Kx technology, a world leader in time -series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release today of kdb+ 3.6, the latest version of its database and analytics technology. The rapid analysis of unstructured data […]

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Serisys and Levyx to Deliver Highly-Efficient Cloud-Scale Securities Processing Solutions

By   3 days ago

According to a recent press release, “Levyx Inc. and Serisys Solutions Ltd. announced plans to provide real-time, cost-effective access to the large amount of “static” data required for effective real-time processing of securities transactions through the entire post-trade life cycle. Their joint solution brings together best-of-class technologies from Serisys’ advanced securities processing platform and Levyx’s […]

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The Impact of Data Governance on Self-Service Analytics

By   4 days ago

An important reason for global enterprises of all sizes to embrace Self-Service Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI) is to allow business users and business units to conduct their daily Analytics work without relying on IT. According to Gartner, by 2019, business users indulging in self-service tools will deliver more Analytics-related output than qualified data professionals. […]

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Enterprise Data Backups: What Should Be Included?

By   4 days ago

Click to learn more about author Justin Blanchard. Your business would be nothing without its data. That sounds like a bold claim given how many different types of business there are, but I’m prepared to stand by it. Every US business, from solopreneur manufacturing businesses to midsize eCommerce retailers to multinational corporations, depends on data. […]

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Thycotic Announces IBM Security to OEM Privileged Identity Management Technology

By   4 days ago

A recent press release reports, “Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, today announced that it has entered into an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with IBM Security. As part of this agreement, IBM Security will now offer a new privileged access management solution, IBM Security Secret […]

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Cohesity Delivers Web-Scale Simplicity for Secondary Data With Microsoft Azure

By   4 days ago

A recent press release states, “Cohesity, a leader of hyperconverged secondary storage, today announced expanded integration with Microsoft Azure to empower enterprises to run a wide range of secondary data workloads seamlessly across on-premises and Azure infrastructure. Joint customers can now optimize long-term retention utilizing Cohesity Data Platform with the global scale and cost-effectiveness of […]

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Asigra Integrates Cyber Security to Defend Against Ransomware Attack-Loops

By   4 days ago

According to a recent press release, “Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced its latest release v14 “Cloud Backup Evolved” to address the growing challenges of modern data protection. The company’s newest generation of software converges data protection and cyber security to counter rapidly growing malware threats, […]

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    May 22 Webinar: Modeling Data Governance

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: May 22, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar When starting a data governance initiative, the stakeholders may not fully grasp the complexity of the data architecture or know how to define the processes needed to implement a governance […]

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    May 23 Webinar: How to Make Your Data Ready for AI

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: May 23, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Smarter businesses apply AI to learn and continuously evolve the way they work. To extract full value from AI, companies need data strategy that gives them access to all their […]

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    May 24 DAS Webinar: Data Architecture Best Practices for Today’s Rapidly Changing Data Landscape

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: May 24, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar With the rise of the data-driven organization, the pace of innovation in data-centric technologies has been tremendous.  New tools and techniques are emerging at an exponential rate, and it is […]

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    Jun 6 DGPO Webinar: How an Organization Leveraged the Data Debt Concept to Sustain Data Governance

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 6, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is hosted by This webinar is sponsored by About the Webinar “Data debt” is a term taken from the Agile development world and the concept of “technology debt.” As a concept and metric, it can reveal […]

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    Jun 7 DI&A Webinar: Top 5 Priorities for an Analytics Leader

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 7, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern /  11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by:  and     About the Webinar Join Kelle and John as they speak with an analytics leader about the ins and outs of this key role in driving data-driven decision-making and insights for increased […]

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    Jun 12 DataEd Webinar: Data Governance Strategies

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 12, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by About the Webinar Much like project team management and home improvement, Data Governance sounds a lot simpler than it actually is. In a nutshell, Data Governance is the process by which an organization […]

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    Jun 14 Smart Data Webinar: Natural Language Processing – From Chatbots to Artificial Understanding with Effective I/O

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 14, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Natural Language Processing (NLP) is rapidly becoming a requirement for application interfaces. Today, one can build a system that allows natural language text or speech input without knowing much more than a few API specs. […]

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    June 21 RWDG Webinar: Using Data Governance to Improve Data Understanding

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 21, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar For many data-focused initiatives to be considered successful, they require improved documented understanding of the organization’s data.  Improvements in data understanding require accountability for the actions of putting clear definition behind your organization’s most valuable […]

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    Jun 28 DAS Webinar: Artificial Intelligence – Real-World Applications for Your Organization

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 28, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Artificial Intelligence (AI) may conjure up images of robots and science fiction.  But AI has practical applications in today’s data-driven organization for product recommendation engines, customer support, inventory management, and more.  To support AI in […]

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      The Cutting Edge: Detecting Objects in Those Hard to Reach Areas

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Will Ochandarena. Easily the most talked about application of AI is detecting and classifying objects in images and videos.  Having long outgrown obscure trade magazines and conferences, it has been featured in TV with HBO’s Silicon Valley “Not Hotdog” app, and there was news recently about how Chinese police […]

      Read More →

      Enterprise Data Backups: What Should Be Included?

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Justin Blanchard. Your business would be nothing without its data. That sounds like a bold claim given how many different types of business there are, but I’m prepared to stand by it. Every US business, from solopreneur manufacturing businesses to midsize eCommerce retailers to multinational corporations, depends on data. […]

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      Computational Social Science

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. It seems I write something on the nature of Data Science every year. Early on, my take on DS was in motion, but now it’s much more grounded. My points of Data Science departure are the iconic “what is DS” pronouncements from Drew Conway and David Donoho. […]

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      How is Cognitive Computing Set to Reshape What We Call Computing?

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Shweta Baidya. The tech world is buzzing with the words like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. But there is a new kid on the block— Cognitive Computing. Artificial Intelligence or AI is an umbrella term for the technologies that provide augmented intelligence with the help of machines so much […]

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      Graphic Art Recordings and Data Management Education at Enterprise Data World 2018

      By   6 days ago

      We invited Hannah Sanford back for her third year of Graphic Recording (also called Graphic Facilitation) at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2018 Conference from April 22-27 in San Diego, CA. Her ability to skillfully illustrate the essence of many of the conference presentations throughout the event has become quite popular with attendees and presenters […]

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      Data Science in 90 Seconds: Reinforcement Learning

      By   7 days ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Laura Kahn. This is Lesson 3 in the Data Science in 90 Seconds video blog series from host Laura Kahn. The series covers some of the most prominent questions in Data Science such as Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, K-Means Clustering, Naive Bayes, Decision Trees and Random Forests, Ridge Regression, […]

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      Data Governance and Your Customers: Five Pitfalls to Avoid

      By   7 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Mark Hensley. Organizations increasingly understand the importance of Data Governance, or the method of control that ensures data entered into a system meets a precise standard. In fact, the topic has been addressed extensively here at DATAVERSITY®, with articles on how to get buy-in from executives and set up […]

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      Despite Investment in Deep Learning, AI Talent Pool is Shallow

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Ben Lorica. Despite some claims that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is over-hyped, companies continue to invest in Deep Learning to improve their own products and services and make employees’ jobs easier. In order to truly reap the benefits of all AI has to offer, organizations need highly skilled engineers and […]

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      Writing an Information Security Policy

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Grace Carter. Your company’s information is extremely important, and writing an information security policy is paramount to keeping it secure. You will need to figure out how management views security, get a good framework, and then adapt it to the company. Decide on your mandates, sub-policies, and supplementary documents. […]

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        Data Architects and Data Modelers: The SQL/NoSQL Debate is Dead

        By   5 days ago

        Karen Lopez  says that when it comes to surviving as a Data Architect, “Hybrid is the future.” It’s no longer enough to speak only one language or stay attached to one set of technologies. According to Lopez, “purely relational (SQL) databases don’t exist any longer,” since most applications developed now use various types of database […]

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        Enterprise Data World 2018: Illuminating the Data Cave

        By   6 days ago

        In his Monday evening lighting talk at the Enterprise Data World (EDW) 2018 Conference, Daragh O’Brien remarked that coming to a conference like EDW is similar to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. It’s an opportunity to get out of the caves of our day jobs, move into the light, gain new frames of reference, and […]

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        Big Data vs. Smart Data

        By   2 weeks ago

        Big Data describes massive amounts of data, both unstructured and structured, that is collected by organizations on a daily basis. This Big Data can then be filtered, and turned into Smart Data before being analyzed for insights, in turn, leading to more efficient decision-making. Smart Data can be described as Big Data that has been […]

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        Data Lake Management Reaches Maturity

        By   2 weeks ago

        Does this scenario sound familiar? In an organization’s quest to become data-driven and analytics-savvy, it has worked to implement a Data Lake. The initial hope was that such an organization would realize greater agility for certain use cases than was possible with a Data Warehouse – which were time-consuming to set up, costly to maintain, […]

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        Changing the Dynamics of Big Data Analytics

        By   2 weeks ago

        The tail end of 2017 saw the official delivery of Hadoop 3.0 from the Apache Software Foundation. With it came HDFS erasure coding, which enables a significant reduction in storage overhead and its costs. Opting to use erasure coding instead of three-way replication – in which three copies of each block of data must be […]

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        How Can Data Strategy Strengthen Advanced Analytics?

        By   3 weeks ago

        The journey of Advanced Analytics has been a long in development, with many hurdles along the way. Some of the most complicated aspects of Data Analytics that still remain today are data gathering technologies, data cleansing methods, and skill support for Advanced Analytics. It has taken years to come to the automated age of Business […]

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        Scalable Graph Database Technology: Combining Big Data and Real-Time Analytics

        By   3 weeks ago

        In February of 2018, TigerGraph released the 2.0 version of its Graph Database platform, described as “the next evolutionary step for Graph Databases.” TigerGraph was founded by its CEO, Dr. Yu Xu, in 2012. He is an expert in parallel database systems and Big Data. In 2011, while working Twitter, he said he discovered Graph […]

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        Master Data Management: Evolution at the Heart of the Business

        By   3 weeks ago

        “The role of Master Data Management (MDM) and the opportunity it presents in the marketplace has never been more critical and strategic to the overall success of today’s business,” said” Prashant Bhatia, Chief Product Officer at Stibo Systems. Real-time systems, Artificial Intelligence, and the influx of Cloud-based service providers are reinforcing the need for MDM […]

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        Data Governance 2.0 at the Hub of Data Curation

        By   4 weeks ago

        Data Curation needs to be guided by Data Governance so it can secure itself a place as a core Data Management requirement. The MIT Technology Review Insights states, “Data is the single biggest asset at most organizations. It’s time to start treating it accordingly.” Towards that end, leaders and boards have been called to action […]

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          Veeva Introduces Next-Generation Commercial Data Warehouse for Life Sciences

          By   3 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Veeva Systems today introduced a new commercial data warehouse for life sciences. Veeva Nitro eliminates the burden of custom-built data warehouses with an industry-specific data model and standard integrations that unify companies’ most important data sources. Now the life sciences industry will have a ready-to-use commercial data warehouse in […]

          Read More →

          Kx Provides Rapid Access to Unstructured Data

          By   3 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “FD [First Derivatives] announces that its Kx technology, a world leader in time -series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release today of kdb+ 3.6, the latest version of its database and analytics technology. The rapid analysis of unstructured data […]

          Read More →

          Serisys and Levyx to Deliver Highly-Efficient Cloud-Scale Securities Processing Solutions

          By   3 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Levyx Inc. and Serisys Solutions Ltd. announced plans to provide real-time, cost-effective access to the large amount of “static” data required for effective real-time processing of securities transactions through the entire post-trade life cycle. Their joint solution brings together best-of-class technologies from Serisys’ advanced securities processing platform and Levyx’s […]

          Read More →

          Thycotic Announces IBM Security to OEM Privileged Identity Management Technology

          By   4 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for more than 7,500 organizations worldwide, today announced that it has entered into an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with IBM Security. As part of this agreement, IBM Security will now offer a new privileged access management solution, IBM Security Secret […]

          Read More →

          Cohesity Delivers Web-Scale Simplicity for Secondary Data With Microsoft Azure

          By   4 days ago

          A recent press release states, “Cohesity, a leader of hyperconverged secondary storage, today announced expanded integration with Microsoft Azure to empower enterprises to run a wide range of secondary data workloads seamlessly across on-premises and Azure infrastructure. Joint customers can now optimize long-term retention utilizing Cohesity Data Platform with the global scale and cost-effectiveness of […]

          Read More →

          Asigra Integrates Cyber Security to Defend Against Ransomware Attack-Loops

          By   4 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced its latest release v14 “Cloud Backup Evolved” to address the growing challenges of modern data protection. The company’s newest generation of software converges data protection and cyber security to counter rapidly growing malware threats, […]

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          Looker Accelerates and Simplifies Data Science Workflows

          By   5 days ago

          A new press release reports, “Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced tools and integrations that optimize data science workflows. Looker accelerates the data science stack by removing the struggle to prepare data and freeing up time for data scientists to use their unique skill set to perform higher-value tasks. Looker already delivers reliable, […]

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          Segment Releases Personas, Allowing Companies to Organize, Synthesize and Act on Their Data

          By   5 days ago

          According to a new press release, “Segment, the customer data platform, today announced the general availability of Personas, a new product which helps businesses intelligently organize, synthesize and act on their customer data. With Personas, companies can effectively leverage Segment’s first-party customer data infrastructure to provide a consistent user experience across email, web, advertising, push […]

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          FixStream Launches Visual AI Platform To Predict Issues Across Hybrid IT

          By   5 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “FixStream, a pioneer in solutions for Artificial Intelligence for IT operations (AIOps), today introduced an advanced version of its product, the industry’s first AIOps platform to quickly predict business application issues across an enterprise’s entire hybrid IT stack. With new Machine Learning (ML) algorithms, advanced multi-layer correlation from business transactions […]

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