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Artificial Neural Networks: An Overview

By   12 hours ago

Neural Networks and Deep Learning currently provide some of the most reliable image recognition, speech recognition, and Natural Language Processing solutions available. However, it wasn’t always that way. One of the earliest and simplest teaching philosophies for Artificial Intelligence was marginally successful. It suggested that loading the maximum amount of information into a powerful computer […]

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Redoubling Analytic Value with Smart Availability

By   12 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Don Boxley. The underlying value derived from data-driven processes has become increasingly paired with Analytics. Once regarded as a desirable supplement to intuitive decision-making, Analytics has emerged as the focus of mission critical applications across industries for any number of use cases. Yet as the reasons for applying Analytics […]

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Jitterbit Harmony Summer ‘18 Release Takes Enterprise Innovation and Productivity to Next Level

By   13 hours ago

According to a recent press release, “Jitterbit, the API transformation company, today announced the latest release of its enterprise iPaaS solution, Harmony Summer ‘18.  This release features support for the full range of integration personas – from citizen integrators to ad-hoc integrators to API developers – hundreds of new self-service recipes, certified GDPR compliance, support […]

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ADLINK Launches IoT Digital eXperiments-as-a-Service to Alleviate High Costs and Risks

By   13 hours ago

A recent press release states, “ADLINK Technology has announced the launch of its innovative DXS IoT digital experiments as-a-service offering. The service is for the testing of potential IoT-based endeavours to determine the viability of possible solutions with none of the upfront costs and risk associated with a full solution commitment. Full IoT solutions conventionally […]

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Chef Accelerates Enterprise Ability to Deliver Effortless Infrastructure and Any App Anywhere

By   22 hours ago

A new press release states, “Chef, the leader in Continuous Automation, today announced the next-generation automation platform, Chef Automate 2.0, that unifies infrastructure and applications work and enables enterprise organizations to rapidly and securely build, deploy and manage any application, legacy or modern, in any environment. Chef also announced availability of the new Chef Workstation, […]

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Artificial Intelligence Takes on Large-Scale Database Management

By   2 days ago

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having a clear impact on databases. Among the major players, Microsoft is applying AI to continuously monitor Azure SQL database workload patterns and apply automatic tuning when it recognizes opportunities to improve the database performance, for example. And Oracle has unveiled the Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud, which uses Machine Learning to […]

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The Future of Disaster Recovery and IT

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Chris Colotti. As we enter hurricane season, more than 10% of Puerto Rico is still without power more than six months after Hurricane Maria slammed against its shores. Some might ask how that is even possible in an age with an abundance of technology and resources. Last year’s hurricane season will […]

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Eastwind Networks Announces IaaS Platform to Protect Enterprises

By   2 days ago

A new press release reports, “Eastwind Networks, the cybersecurity solutions and breach analytics cloud platform, today announced Eastwind CloudVu. The new platform provides unified visibility, threat analysis and behavioral analytics to identify malicious activity, insider threats and data leakage across multiple public and private cloud infrastructures. ‘Enterprises live in a multi-cloud world, and not all […]

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Boundless Introduces New Lightweight, Portable, Offline Basemap Server

By   2 days ago

A new press release states, “Boundless, the leader in open and scalable GIS, today introduced Boundless Offline Tile ServerTM, a lightweight, portable, purpose-built map tile server that provides detailed global basemaps on demand while offline. With this announcement, Boundless continues to demonstrate its leadership in innovative GIS solutions and fulfills an important requirement in the […]

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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 Affective 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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    Jun 19 Webinar: Confessions of a CDO – The evolving role of the Chief Data Officer

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 19, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As organizations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are looking to their data to power these initiatives. The chief data officer (CDO) is quickly emerging as an integral role in […]

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    Jun 20 DM Radio Webinar: Modern Data Pipelines – Improving Speed, Governance, and Analysis

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 20, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Legacy data warehouses were built around old constraints: slow processors, expensive storage, thin pipes. Over time, the process of feeding those warehouses became complex and brittle. Fast forward to today, […]

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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 26 Webinar: Noise to Signal – The Biggest Problem in Data

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 26, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by About the Webinar Our ability to produce, ingest and store data has grown exponentially, but our ability to parse out insights from data has not. In the 90s, an organization’s data would live […]

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    Jun 27 DM Radio Webinar: Where’s the Data? Let Your Catalog Do the Crawling

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 27, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data may be everywhere, but finding what you need can be downright challenging. That’s partly due to the complexity of modern information landscapes; and partly due to decades of manual […]

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      Redoubling Analytic Value with Smart Availability

      By   12 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Don Boxley. The underlying value derived from data-driven processes has become increasingly paired with Analytics. Once regarded as a desirable supplement to intuitive decision-making, Analytics has emerged as the focus of mission critical applications across industries for any number of use cases. Yet as the reasons for applying Analytics […]

      Read More →

      The Future of Disaster Recovery and IT

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Chris Colotti. As we enter hurricane season, more than 10% of Puerto Rico is still without power more than six months after Hurricane Maria slammed against its shores. Some might ask how that is even possible in an age with an abundance of technology and resources. Last year’s hurricane season will […]

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      Iterations are the Currency of Software Innovation

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Pete Johnson. In the modern tech economy, every business is a software business.  Why?  Because companies know that the easiest way to introduce innovation into a marketplace is with software.  Instead of waiting months to make a change to a physical piece of equipment, software can be distributed quickly […]

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      Tackling the Challenge of Transforming Unstructured Data into Actionable Intelligence

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Ibrahim Surani. A lot has been said about the enormous value that businesses can derive from their information assets. However, when it comes to weighing the benefits and challenges associated with leveraging big data, it is easy to overlook a key underlying issue: More than 80% of all data […]

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      The Love/Hate Relationship between IT and Data Quality Tools

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Kevin W. McCarthy. Anyone who has worked in Data Management knows the struggles that IT endures. They typically have limited resources around people and infrastructure. They have protocols and regulations that they must adhere to when handling data that is constantly changing and evolving (hello, GDPR). And the backlog […]

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

      By   7 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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      Enterprise Data Backups: What Should Be Included?

      By   1 week 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   1 week 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   1 week 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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        Artificial Neural Networks: An Overview

        By   12 hours ago

        Neural Networks and Deep Learning currently provide some of the most reliable image recognition, speech recognition, and Natural Language Processing solutions available. However, it wasn’t always that way. One of the earliest and simplest teaching philosophies for Artificial Intelligence was marginally successful. It suggested that loading the maximum amount of information into a powerful computer […]

        Read More →

        Artificial Intelligence Takes on Large-Scale Database Management

        By   2 days ago

        Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having a clear impact on databases. Among the major players, Microsoft is applying AI to continuously monitor Azure SQL database workload patterns and apply automatic tuning when it recognizes opportunities to improve the database performance, for example. And Oracle has unveiled the Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud, which uses Machine Learning to […]

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        Metadata Management and Analytics: What is the Intersection?

        By   3 days ago

        Metadata Management implies a set of activities, which administer data for better usage and outcomes. Thus, this practice involves establishing stringent roles, responsibilities, policies, and processes to ensure that data-driven information is available, accessible, sharable, and maintainable across an organization for the best analysis and application of such information in daily business. In that sense, Metadata […]

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        The Impact of Data Governance on Self-Service Analytics

        By   1 week 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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        Data Architects and Data Modelers: The SQL/NoSQL Debate is Dead

        By   1 week 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   1 week 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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          Jitterbit Harmony Summer ‘18 Release Takes Enterprise Innovation and Productivity to Next Level

          By   13 hours ago

          According to a recent press release, “Jitterbit, the API transformation company, today announced the latest release of its enterprise iPaaS solution, Harmony Summer ‘18.  This release features support for the full range of integration personas – from citizen integrators to ad-hoc integrators to API developers – hundreds of new self-service recipes, certified GDPR compliance, support […]

          Read More →

          ADLINK Launches IoT Digital eXperiments-as-a-Service to Alleviate High Costs and Risks

          By   13 hours ago

          A recent press release states, “ADLINK Technology has announced the launch of its innovative DXS IoT digital experiments as-a-service offering. The service is for the testing of potential IoT-based endeavours to determine the viability of possible solutions with none of the upfront costs and risk associated with a full solution commitment. Full IoT solutions conventionally […]

          Read More →

          Chef Accelerates Enterprise Ability to Deliver Effortless Infrastructure and Any App Anywhere

          By   22 hours ago

          A new press release states, “Chef, the leader in Continuous Automation, today announced the next-generation automation platform, Chef Automate 2.0, that unifies infrastructure and applications work and enables enterprise organizations to rapidly and securely build, deploy and manage any application, legacy or modern, in any environment. Chef also announced availability of the new Chef Workstation, […]

          Read More →

          Eastwind Networks Announces IaaS Platform to Protect Enterprises

          By   2 days ago

          A new press release reports, “Eastwind Networks, the cybersecurity solutions and breach analytics cloud platform, today announced Eastwind CloudVu. The new platform provides unified visibility, threat analysis and behavioral analytics to identify malicious activity, insider threats and data leakage across multiple public and private cloud infrastructures. ‘Enterprises live in a multi-cloud world, and not all […]

          Read More →

          Boundless Introduces New Lightweight, Portable, Offline Basemap Server

          By   2 days ago

          A new press release states, “Boundless, the leader in open and scalable GIS, today introduced Boundless Offline Tile ServerTM, a lightweight, portable, purpose-built map tile server that provides detailed global basemaps on demand while offline. With this announcement, Boundless continues to demonstrate its leadership in innovative GIS solutions and fulfills an important requirement in the […]

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          Syncsort’s Data Integration Innovations Address Top 2018 Big Data Trends

          By   2 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced two new additions to its Syncsort Integrate family of products that help solve top-of-mind challenges highlighted by IT Practitioners in its annual Big Data survey. A new product, Ironstream® for IBM i, and greatly extended enterprise-wide […]

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          EDM Council Report Finds Data Management Key to GDPR Compliance

          By   3 days ago

          A new press release reports, “EDM Council has published a comprehensive report identifying the critical role data management must serve for firms to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR states that all businesses, regardless of where they are located, must protect the personal data […]

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          Hitachi Data Instance Director v6.5 Delivers Non-Disruptive Data Governance Copy Services

          By   3 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., introduced today its latest specialized data recovery platform, Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) v6.5, which enables the long-term retention and reuse of managed copy data to support a wide range of secondary applications. HDID has already helped customers protect critical […]

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          Five9 Spring Release 2018: Practical AI for the Contact Center

          By   3 days ago

          A recent press release out of Five9 begins, “‘Good morning, Sophia! I see you are contacting us about an overcharge. Given you are a valued customer, I will credit the charge for this month’s bill. Is there anything else I can help you with?’ Have you ever had this experience calling a company where they […]

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