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Machine Learning of the Next Decade: The Promises and the Pitfalls

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By   3 hours ago

Machine Learning (ML) technology has gained rapid strides in the current enterprise software ecosystem, as it perfectly balances the ease of adoption, deployment, and market maturity with strong business benefits. On the flip side, Machine Learning technology also threatens some core elements of the human experience such as natural processes, human labor, or traditional workflows. […]

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The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Kudu as a Top-Level Project

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By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache® Kudu™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the project’s community and products have been well-governed […]

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StackPath Launches to Build the Path to a Secure Internet

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By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “StackPath today emerged from stealth as the Security-as-a-Service company providing a path to a more secure Internet and announced a significant investment from ABRY Partners, a $4.3 billion private equity fund focused on investing in information and business service companies. The launch marks […]

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RavenPack Partners with Alliance News to Provide Big Data Analytics

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By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “Alliance News specializes in breaking news on all UK listed stocks, economic issues, central bank decisions and currencies. Their team focuses on uncovering stories and carrying out thorough fact checks in order to provide their clients with a reliable source of information for making […]

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Federal Government Lagging in Adoption of IoT, Center for Data Innovation Finds

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By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new press release out of the Center for Data Innovation reports, “There are myriad opportunities for the federal government to operate more efficiently and effectively by taking advantage of the Internet of Things, but few agencies are pursuing them, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Data Innovation. The […]

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Bioz Launches First Search Engine Built for Life Science Experimentation

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By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Bioz, Inc. came out of stealth today with the introduction of the world’s first search engine for life science experimentation to speed scientific research into finding cures for diseases and to accelerate drug discovery. Bioz has been enthusiastically welcomed in scientific communities via an early beta program. […]

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RWDG Webinar: Data Steward Definition and Other Data Governance Roles

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By   58 mins ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The role of the Data Steward is critical to the success of a Data Governance program. There are several approaches to Stewardship including assigning people to be Data Stewards, identify existing Data Stewards and recognizing Data Stewards according to their relationship to […]

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RWDG Slides: Data Steward Definition and Other Data Governance Roles

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RWDG Webinar: Data Steward Definition and Other Data Governance Roles from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The role of the Data Steward is critical to the success of a Data Governance program. There are several approaches to Stewardship including assigning people to be Data Stewards, […]

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Converting Big Data Into Conversational Gold

Dr. Rahul Razdan

By   21 hours ago

Click here too learn more about Dr. Rahul Razdan. If data is a form of language – if all those ones and zeroes constitute a way of communication, then translating those figures into something intelligible for a mass audience should be the end-result of this phenomenon we call Big Data. It should be the culmination – no, […]

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    Jul 28 LDM Webinar: Why a Data Model is an Important Part of Your Data Strategy

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    By   2 months ago

    DATE: July 28, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data can provide tremendous value to an organization in today’s information-driven economy. New customer insights, better efficiency, and new product innovation are just some of the ways organizations are obtaining value through data. But in […]

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    Aug 2 Webinar: 6 Keys to an Agile Tableau Implementation

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    By   2 months ago

    DATE: August 2, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As organizations become more data driven and realize the benefits from using visual analytical tools such as Tableau, the volume and velocity of analytic based questions grow.  As these new […]

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    Aug 4 CDO Webinar: Big Data Strategies – Organizational Structure and Technology

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    By   2 months ago

    DATE: August 4, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Many CDOs and Data Scientists came into being as part of a Big Data program. In many shops Big Data is the core driver for better Data Governance (DG) and Data Management (DM), and the […]

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    Aug 9 Data-Ed Webinar: Best Practices with the DMM

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 9, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities. The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover gaps […]

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    Aug 11 Smart Data Webinar: Advances in Natural Language Processing

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 11, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Natural language processing (NLP) – once on the frontier of AI as a research topic with maddeningly low accuracy – is rapidly becoming a requirement for mainstream consumer and enterprise applications. Today, one can build […]

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    Aug 18 RWDG Webinar: Mastering and Master Data Governance

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 18, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Master Data and Data Governance are connected at the hip. Master Data implies that the data in the MDM resource is well defined, quality produced and effectively used. Data Governance for MDM is put in […]

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    Sep 8 Smart Data Webinar: Autonomous Systems, from Science Fiction to Commercial Solutions

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: September 8, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Achieving autonomy – the ability and authority to act on one’s own volition – is generally a sign of maturity in humans. In machines, it means that some aspect(s) of control or decision-making has been […]

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      Converting Big Data Into Conversational Gold

      Dr. Rahul Razdan

      By   21 hours ago

      Click here too learn more about Dr. Rahul Razdan. If data is a form of language – if all those ones and zeroes constitute a way of communication, then translating those figures into something intelligible for a mass audience should be the end-result of this phenomenon we call Big Data. It should be the culmination – no, […]

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      Data Protection: How Does This Figure Into Your Architecture?

      David Schlesinger

      By   4 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author David Schlesinger. The credit reports that your company may keep when deciding to allow credit to a new customer just might be considered confidential, especially if your billing department included judgmental remarks and evaluations. The purchase requests from your accounts payable department could potentially show which ingredients you buy […]

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      Big Data Ethics

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   6 days ago

      Learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Over the course of the next few months we will be releasing insights in Machine Learning, the Cloud, and Big Data in this new video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. Here’s Stefan’s next short video blog on “Big Data Ethics” Check out his other video blogs here.

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      Two Aspects to Manage Your Information Architecture Better

      Tejasvi Addagada

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about author Tejasvi Addagada. Information Architecture essentially encompasses data and technology architecture. There is enterprise value that is realized by including Information Architecture as a discipline in Data Governance. Data Architecture is more about having to manage the business meaning of data in a consistent way. While Technology Architecture defines strategy and […]

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      The Knowledge Representation Corner: Procedural vs. Declarative

      Adam Pease

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Adam Pease. Programmers that are new to ontology may be prone to think that any tool or language can be used to represent terms, definitions, and facts about the world. After all, as programmers, we’re used to solving problems in code and know that whether we use Perl, C++, Java, […]

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      Data Security: Can My Car Be Hacked?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Of course it can. Anything that uses a computer to operate it or any of its systems can be hacked, but the potential for harm has been largely swept under the rug by car manufacturers. The fact that criminals can either remotely or directly take control […]

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      Self-service BI Success Depends Upon Data Quality & Governance

      Andy McCartney

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Andy McCartney. There are many benefits that can be derived through the implementation of a self-service Business Intelligence (BI) system. For example, non-technical professionals can generate their own reports, run queries, and conduct analyses, without the assistance of IT staff. Non-technical workers can make faster, better decisions because they […]

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      Grading Database Quality, Part 1: Database Designs

      Michael Blaha

      By   3 weeks ago

      While working on database projects, we often find ourselves doing reverse engineering. Reverse engineering is the inverse to normal development. Developers start with an application and work backwards to understand the software and infer its intent. Reverse engineering can apply to a variety of artifacts, such as hardware, programming code, and databases. Our focus here […]

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      July 2016 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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      By   3 weeks ago

      We have a packed month in store for you this July. In addition to all our standard content, including a great lineup of webinars, we are hosting our second ever online conference as well as rolling out a series of announcements. First, to give you an update on standard affairs. We were running a Data […]

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        Machine Learning of the Next Decade: The Promises and the Pitfalls

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        By   3 hours ago

        Machine Learning (ML) technology has gained rapid strides in the current enterprise software ecosystem, as it perfectly balances the ease of adoption, deployment, and market maturity with strong business benefits. On the flip side, Machine Learning technology also threatens some core elements of the human experience such as natural processes, human labor, or traditional workflows. […]

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        Big Data and Cloud Security

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        By   5 days ago

        Data breaches are disastrous events for enterprises and consumers alike. Sensitive information is stolen or made public. Cloud-based data breaches can be quite devastating because of the sheer volume of data that can be taken or manipulated. Cloud security is especially important in the Big Data age. Cloud-based data is valuable for different reasons. A […]

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        Predictive Analytics Route Planning Algorithm at UPS Followed a Long Path to Success

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        By   7 days ago

        The traveling salesman problem has been known as a tough problem to solve since it was first discussed in the 19th century. Multiply it by the 55,000 routes, more than 100 stops on each, add in additional constraints like time commitments, and it goes beyond being tough to becoming seriously challenging. But, there’s a big […]

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        A New Take on Master Data Management

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Master Data Management (MDM) is evolving. Forrester Research in its Forrester Wave: Master Data Management Q1 2016, released this spring, points out that organizations’ needs are becoming more complex, with many companies tightly linking their MDM efforts to customer engagement and business processes, and with data models becoming more dimensional while data levels grow deeper. […]

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        A Comprehensive Review of Skills Required for Data Scientist Jobs

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The Data Scientist is the quintessential “go-between,” carrying the problems of the business folks to the IT department, and then bringing back the technological solutions to the business units. A good Data Scientist not only explores, designs, and engineers business solutions, but also determines the best technological option at hand to arrive at such solutions. […]

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        A New Take on Data Discovery, Data Management, and its Relationships

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Having herself held senior roles in IT at Wall Street companies including Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Oksana Sokolovsky is quite familiar with the challenge of Data Management and data discovery. As co-founder and CEO of ROKITT, her goal was “to build a product that solves that challenge,” she says. The challenge exists […]

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        Machine Learning: From Then Until Now

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Machine Learning is a form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) which allows computers to learn by way of observation and experience, rather than rigid pre-programming. Machine Learning uses computer programs that are capable of growth and change as they process new data. Using algorithms, Machine Learning allows computers to develop habitual responses based on the repeated […]

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        In-Memory Computing Platforms Respond to Evolving Enterprise Data Use Needs

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        By   4 weeks ago

        In its just-released report, Cool Vendors in In-Memory Computing Technology 2016, Gartner highlighted a handful of interesting and innovative solutions within the In-Memory Computing (IMC) space for enabling a range of real-time analytics scenarios. It gave a first-time look at IMC-enabled analytics products from Bottlenose, Striim, and Zoomdata that target use cases including event stream […]

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        Top 20 Hottest Data Management Posts Year-to-Date 2016

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        By   4 weeks ago

        It has become a semi-annual tradition here at DATAVERSITY® to publish our top twenty most popular data management content year-to-date. Though we monitor topic popularity daily, we like to stop every six months or so to do a deep dive into what subscribers are reading. What’s hot and trending? Our top twenty includes Data Blogs, […]

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          The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Kudu as a Top-Level Project

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          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache® Kudu™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the project’s community and products have been well-governed […]

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          StackPath Launches to Build the Path to a Secure Internet

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          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “StackPath today emerged from stealth as the Security-as-a-Service company providing a path to a more secure Internet and announced a significant investment from ABRY Partners, a $4.3 billion private equity fund focused on investing in information and business service companies. The launch marks […]

          Read More →

          RavenPack Partners with Alliance News to Provide Big Data Analytics

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          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “Alliance News specializes in breaking news on all UK listed stocks, economic issues, central bank decisions and currencies. Their team focuses on uncovering stories and carrying out thorough fact checks in order to provide their clients with a reliable source of information for making […]

          Read More →

          Federal Government Lagging in Adoption of IoT, Center for Data Innovation Finds

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          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the Center for Data Innovation reports, “There are myriad opportunities for the federal government to operate more efficiently and effectively by taking advantage of the Internet of Things, but few agencies are pursuing them, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Data Innovation. The […]

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          Bioz Launches First Search Engine Built for Life Science Experimentation

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          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Bioz, Inc. came out of stealth today with the introduction of the world’s first search engine for life science experimentation to speed scientific research into finding cures for diseases and to accelerate drug discovery. Bioz has been enthusiastically welcomed in scientific communities via an early beta program. […]

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          NICE Actimize Signs Agreement with Tableau and Launches Visual Analytics Solution

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          By   21 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent release out of the company, “NICE Actimize, a NICE business and the largest and broadest provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry, and Tableau Software have entered into a joint technology agreement to apply business intelligence capabilities to financial […]

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          ZAP and Sage Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Enhanced Data Intelligence

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          By   21 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “ZAP, the leading provider of data intelligence solutions, announced that it would be partnering with Sage to provide the Sage customers, partners and software developers with world-class data intelligence and visualization solutions… This new partnership will provide Sage customers with enhanced data management […]

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          Industry Leader eBay Discusses Work With Data Analytics Platforms

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          By   21 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of eBay reports, “Predictive analytics, big data and customer insights are some of the most important elements for companies to concentrate on today. We have seen several examples of businesses being developed through use of data, with Facebook, Google and Amazon all reaching their multi-billion dollar valuations […]

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          Honda to Begin Joint Research Project with Softbank in the Area of Artificial Intelligence

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          By   21 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a wholly owned R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced plans to collaborate with SoftBank Corp. and begin a joint research project toward application of the ‘emotion engine’, an artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by cocoro SB Corp., a SoftBank Group […]

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