MARCH IS TAX SEASON - FILE NOW BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE DOES IT FOR YOU!

How to Make the Buy-or-Build Cloud Services Decision

Maximizing Data Discovery With a Balance of Freedom and Data Governance

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

Data Webinars | Upcoming Live Presentations

Mar 5 CDO Webinar: The Executive Guide to Data Strategy

cdo-agenda-v.2

DATE: March 5, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Recognizing that there is value in data is a great starting point, but what do you do next? It’s tempting to charge off and begin deploying platforms and capabilities, but…

Mar 10 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Architecture Requirements

Data-Ed Thumbnail

DATE: March 10, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data architecture is foundational to an information-based operational environment. It is your data architecture that organizes your data assets so they can be leveraged in your business strategy to create real business value. Even though…

Most Recent Articles

Contemporary Trends in Master Data Management

Big Data

by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) is changing to reflect some of the more influential technologies in the Data Management space today, which includes Big Data, graph databases, Cloud Computing, social media, mobile, and others. Collectively, these technologies reflect the overall trend of MDM’s evolution from specific domains and lines of business, to enterprise…

Best Practices for Master Data Management

master data management best practices x300

by Jelani Harper There are a number of Master Data Management (MDM) solutions that cater to specific domains (customers or products), multiple domains or even certain industries. The deployment of these options; however, can frequently shift the burden of MDM to technology instead of holistically addressing the consensus required of workers across various departments regarding…

Graph Databases are in the Spotlight, and so is Neo4j

graph database x300

by Jennifer Zaino Graph databases have had it pretty good the past year or so. Some highlights since the end of 2013 include: Gartner for the first time allowed graph databases to be included in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management System (ODBMS). Graph database management systems saw a more than 250 percent…

Most Recent Blogs by Industry Experts

Caution: Data and Information Are Not the Same Thing

Martin Doyle

by Martin Doyle All businesses know about the importance of managing data. Businesses are collecting more data than ever, and hiring chief data officers to manage that data. In order to obtain quality, we must understand the raw materials we’re working with. And that means knowing what data really is (or are, depending on your…

Networks Are Becoming Self-Aware and Self-Defending

James Kobielus

by James Kobielus Software-defined networking (SDN) enables connectivity to be as malleable as any online resource. SDN brings the benefits of cloud-based virtualization to the physical layer of telecommunications environments. It leverages hypervisors, centralized controllers, and other virtualization infrastructure that enable bandwidth, switching, routing, capacity management, and other capabilities to be executed with unparalleled flexibility…

Smart Data News, Articles, & Education

Machine Learning Developments That Will Drive Innovation

Innovation chalkboard

by Angela Guess Mehrdad Fatourechi recently wrote for VentureBeat, “Machine learning is coming into a golden age, and with it we’re seeing an awakening of possibilities formerly reserved for science fiction. Machine learning (ML) is a computer’s way of learning from examples, and it’s one of the most useful tools we have for the construction…

KMWorld’s 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management

km

by Angela Guess KMWorld recently announced its list of 100 companies that matter in knowledge management, and the list includes a number of semantic technology companies with a focus on machine learning, deep learning, or natural language processing. Hugh McKellar writes, “For us here at KMWorld, knowledge management is an attitude, an approach, not an…

Data Governance & Data Quality News, Articles, & Education

Maximizing Data Discovery With a Balance of Freedom and Data Governance

Freedom Alone

by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Lindy Ryan recently noted, “Data governance is – now maybe more than ever – a charged topic. Business-driven data discovery is becoming fundamental for organizations to explore, iterate, and extract meaningful and actionable insights from vast amounts of new and diverse internal and external data. To achieve the…

CA Technologies ERworld 2015 to Explore Future of Data Management & Big Data

erw

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “CA Technologies popular ERworld online conference for Data Management professionals will be held March 18-19. Now in its fifth year, ERworld features tracks, sessions and networking opportunities that will help participants effectively use data modeling as a key component of their business-critical data management,…

RWDG Webinar: Data Governance Roles & Responsibilities

RWDG Shadow 2

Real-World Data Governance: Data Governance Roles & Responsibilities from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of the presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Well thought out data governance roles and responsibilities lie at the heart of successful data governance programs. All activities focus on the roles. From how we recognize stewards and apply governance, to…

Big Data News, Articles, & Education

How to Make the Buy-or-Build Cloud Services Decision

wl

by Angela Guess Barb Darrow recently wrote for GigaOM, “If you need proof that cloud deployment stories can touch off religious disputes, my recent report about @Walmartlabs deploying 100K cores of OpenStack to run the retail giant’s e-commerce operations is Exhibit A. This is, by any measure, a massive private cloud, and some readers were…

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

hb

by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

IBM Brings the Power of the Cloud to the Mainframe

ibm

by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM posted on eWeek reports that “IBM has announced new solutions that help enterprises take the power, performance and security of their mainframe systems to the cloud. At its IBM InterConnect 2015 conference here, IBM delivered new offerings that combine the power of the z13 mainframe—launched in…

Enterprise Information Management News, Articles, & Education

RF Code Launches New Data Center Management Platform

rfc

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “RF Code today launched the next phase in its Workplace IoT platform with the announcement of Asset Manager 4.0 for Data Centers, which provides enhanced flexibility, event predictability and an even more extensive asset lifecycle management solution to global enterprise data centers and…

Contemporary Trends in Master Data Management

Big Data

by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) is changing to reflect some of the more influential technologies in the Data Management space today, which includes Big Data, graph databases, Cloud Computing, social media, mobile, and others. Collectively, these technologies reflect the overall trend of MDM’s evolution from specific domains and lines of business, to enterprise…

Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

Be Wary of Database Layer Frameworks

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha Over the years we’ve seen a number of projects where application architects use a generic layer to hide a database. This is a common approach with object-oriented languages accessing a relational database. Application code accesses the layer which in turn accesses the database. The use of a generic layer can be a…

Register Today for ERworld 2015

ERWorld2015_300x250

by Angela Guess Registration is now open for ERworld 2015, happening online from March 18-19. According to the announcement, “ERworld is back by popular demand! We’re hosting our fifth annual FREE online data management conference from March 18-19, 2015. ERworld is an online interactive venue to discuss today’s hot topics surrounding data – for data…

The Immediate Future of Data Management

future of data management x300

by Jelani Harper Trends in the Data Management space tend to emerge rapidly and mature slowly. Those that will most impact the way that Data Management is conducted throughout the coming months are explored below. These capabilities for managing data effectively represent the maturation of a number of different technologies, platforms, and capabilities that will…

NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

hb

by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

NoSQL 101 for CIOs

class out

by Angela Guess Pat Brans recently wrote in CIO.co.uk, “Any CIO who doesn’t want to be squeezed out by shadow IT should bone up on NoSQL now. According to industry analysts at Gartner, by 2016, the majority of new enterprise applications will use at least one NoSQL DBMS. Some of those new applications will be…

Couchbase Delivers Real Time Big Data Solutions to the Enterprise

cb

by Angela Guess According to a new article, “ Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced new product integrations into the Hadoop ecosystem that make it easier for enterprises to build and deploy modern data architectures.  Couchbase and PayPal will demonstrate the new integrations during this week’s Strata + Hadoop World.…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, and Education

Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil

acc

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will…

DataRPM Announces Version 8.0 Platform, Marks Next Step In Hadoop Data Discovery Evolution

drp

by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “DataRPM, backed by InterWest Partners and Cloudera Co-Founder Dr. Amr Awadallah, announces Version 8.0 of its leading smart machine insights software, aiming to make the next leap in machine-led Data Intelligence. With the announcement at the Strata Conference in San Jose, DataRPM establishes…

Mindtree Enables Next Generation Bluetooth Low Energy Chips at Cypress

A Landmark 15th year for Mindtree: Revenue Crosses Half a Billion Dollars, Recommends Special Dividend and 1:1 Issue of Bonus Shares

by Angela Guess Mindtree recently announced “that its BlueLitE Bluetooth® intellectual property (IP) has been incorporated into the new PSoC® 4 BLE and PRoC™ BLEsystem-on-chip products from Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a leading provider of programmable solutions. Mindtree’s Bluetooth Smart link layer, stack and profile components, combined with a unique set of technology components from Cypress,…