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Data Governance Best Practices: Five Industry Experts Discuss Their Viewpoints

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At the Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference, a panel of Data Governance and Data Management industry experts shared their wisdom, offering tips, ideas, and best practices. The panel discussion was titled “You CAN Be Successful in Data Governance Best Practice Tips and Takeaways.” The transcript below is a selection of some of the highlights of […]

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SolarWinds Advances Full-Stack Monitoring Strategy with New and Enhanced Solutions

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by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced an all-new, breakthrough product and two advanced product updates in a major evolution of its SolarWinds Cloud® Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio. The new offerings expand the company’s current capabilities for comprehensive, […]

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Infographic – Changing the Curve: Women in Computing

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by Angela Guess A recent release out of the Berkeley School of Information asks, “What do the first computer programmer, the patent holder for spread spectrum wireless communications, and the author of the first assembly language have in common? All were women, as are 34 percent of today’s web developers and 23 percent of programmers. […]

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Video: Follow the Money in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

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by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including artificial Intelligence and robotics issues a sector snapshot and video showcasing companies using the technology, including Amazon.com, Square Capital, Morgan Stanley, HSBC and Gopher Protocol Inc. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak also discusses the history and future of AI […]

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Predictive Analytics: Giving Smart Manufacturers an Edge

By   1 day ago

“The quality of service a company can deliver after the initial sale is important to the overall long-term financial health of the company, and Predictive Analytics can fundamentally improve the way a company can deliver service,” said Gary Brooks, Chief Marketing Officer at Syncron in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Syncron specializes in using Predictive Analytics […]

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Advanced Analytics: If You Don’t Know What You Need, How Can You Succeed?

By   1 day ago

Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Every enterprise is talking about Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. Every enterprise has considered the benefits of implementing Self-Serve Analytics across the organization and involving business users in the process. Panel discussions at technology conferences and hallway conversations among executives and IT staff encourage the trend and create anxiety […]

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Radware Survey Finds Nearly Half of Companies Have Suffered a Data Breach in the Past Year

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by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released a new study today titled Radware Research: Web Application Security in a Digitally Connected World. The report takes an in-depth look into how organizations protect their web applications, and identifies clear gaps in security among […]

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Egnyte Becomes First Platform to Support GDPR Compliance Across All 28 EU Countries

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by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Egnyte, the leading cloud provider of smart content collaboration and governance, today announced their platform’s support for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance across all 28 EU countries. Egnyte is the first platform with the ability to comprehensively detect PII (Personally Identifiable Information), such as National […]

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Sentenai Delivers Automated Data Engineering for Data Science and Machine Learning Applications

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by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Sentenai, an emerging sensor data technology company, today announced the availability of its flagship product, the Sentenai Sensor Data Cloud. By going beyond the initial harnessing of machine-based data and understanding the information that data provides, organizations can streamline their operational processes and develop predictive maintenance solutions […]

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    Nov 29 DM Radio Webinar: Leave IT Alone – The Vast Value of Self-Service

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    DATE: November 29, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar As more and more business roles are expected to be data-driven, the demand for data is growing exponentially. Unfortunately, existing tools mostly require data specialists to curate, query, and extract […]

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    Nov 30 Webinar: Creating an EDGE – Enterprise Data Governance Experience

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    DATE: November 30, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Industry is challenged to ride the Big Data tidal wave. The average organization doesn’t use half of its structured data in decision-making, and less than one percent of unstructured data […]

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    Dec 5 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling, Data Governance & Data Quality

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    DATE: December 5, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data Governance is often referred to as the people, processes, and policies around data and information, and these aspects are critical to the success of any data governance implementation. But […]

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    Dec 6 DGPO Webinar: Data Governance at the University of Michigan Medical School

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    DATE: December 6, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar Is Hosted by: About the Webinar This webinar will focus on the University of Michigan Medical School’s Data Governance program, the approach taken to establish the program, sustaining the program and strategies for expansion. The presentation […]

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    Dec 7 DI&A Webinar: Trends in Data Analytics – From Database to Analyst

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    DATE: December 7, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar How are the tools and skills needed for data analytics changing?  Why has there been an expansion of the databases used in data analytics to the new class of NoSQL to handle the volumes, variety, […]

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    Dec 12 Data-Ed Webinar: Metadata Strategies – Data Squared

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    DATE: December 12, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The first step towards understanding what data assets mean for your organization is understanding what those assets mean for each other. Metadata—literally, data about data—is one of many data management disciplines inherent in good systems […]

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    Dec 14 Smart Data Webinar: The Road to Autonomous Applications

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    DATE: December 14, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar What would it take for you to give up control…of your car, your schedule, your investments…? Autonomous systems are like teenagers. The decision to trust one to complete a task without strict supervision depends on […]

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    Dec 19 Webinar: Balancing Data and Processes to Achieve Organizational Maturity

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    DATE: December 19, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar Is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Data maturity and process maturity are two sides of the same coin – each of these must be balanced against the other to achieve overall organizational maturity. A focus on […]

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    Dec 21 RWDG Webinar: Governing Big Data, Smart Data, Data Lakes, and the Internet of Things

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    DATE: December 21, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Big Data and Smart Data are key focuses in an organization’s attempt to make the best possible use of all available data sources. The Internet of Things and Data Lakes are being used to collect […]

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      Advanced Analytics: If You Don’t Know What You Need, How Can You Succeed?

      By   1 day ago

      Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Every enterprise is talking about Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. Every enterprise has considered the benefits of implementing Self-Serve Analytics across the organization and involving business users in the process. Panel discussions at technology conferences and hallway conversations among executives and IT staff encourage the trend and create anxiety […]

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      Say No More: Verbal Data Models

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. ”Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more”. Says British Eric Idle in the third Monty Python’s Flying Circus episode, “How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away” from 1969. Indeed, it should not be necessary to say more, once […]

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      Using Your Data Corpus to Further Digital Transformation

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Gary Orenstein. Introduction Every day we see freshly created data streams. From new mobile apps, to new connected appliances and automobiles, to new business applications capturing information from all corners of the world, we are awash in data. This dramatic trend is perhaps best illustrated in the skyrocketing valuations […]

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      Five Essentials to Multi-Data Lake Management: Synchronizing Everything Together

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      Click to learn more about author John Felahi. Data is the New OS “From a technology perspective, every employee should have access to the data that matters most to their jobs and should be empowered to share it with others across a business.” Multi-Data Lake Management is at the top of many minds at numerous […]

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      So, What is GDPR, and Why Should Your Customers Care?

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      Click to learn more about author Richard Macaskill. We all know GDPR is on the way and, to date, most of the articles have been industry-focused, talking about the affect it will have on companies and organizations that gather, hold and process data. I recently wrote about why DBAs should care about it, and advised that […]

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      Introduction to Machine Learning and Decision Trees

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      Click to learn more about author Alejandro Correa Bahnsen. Almost everyone has heard the words “Machine Learning”, but most people don’t fully understand what they mean. Machine Learning isn’t a single formula that is simply applied to a problem. There are many algorithms to choose from, each of which can be used to achieve different […]

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      Five Ways Data Analytics is Transforming the Insurance Industry

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      Click to learn more about author Roi Agababa. Insurance professionals collect a huge amount of data from their customers. And then, they hand it over to underwriters, who evaluate risks of insuring that person using various actuarial data, claims data, and a bunch of other techniques (some of which are proprietary to the insurer). From […]

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      Is Your Product Manager Entrepreneurial Enough with Your Data?

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      Click to learn more about author Kavitha Mariappan. Not quite a business owner, but they need to think like one, and not quite an engineer, but they need to speak like one — the product manager (PM) is caught in a strange, yet exciting niche. Josh Elman, partner at Greylock Partners and former PM at […]

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      How Blockchain Can be Used to Secure Sensitive Data Storage

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      Click to learn more about author Mary Ann Callahan. Data Security is no longer a luxury or an afterthought. With so much of our private, personal, and sensitive information being stored and transmitted online, tight security and privacy are now necessities for everyone. But, just as more of our lives are going online, we are […]

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        Data Governance Best Practices: Five Industry Experts Discuss Their Viewpoints

        By   2 hours ago

        At the Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference, a panel of Data Governance and Data Management industry experts shared their wisdom, offering tips, ideas, and best practices. The panel discussion was titled “You CAN Be Successful in Data Governance Best Practice Tips and Takeaways.” The transcript below is a selection of some of the highlights of […]

        Read More →

        Predictive Analytics: Giving Smart Manufacturers an Edge

        By   1 day ago

        “The quality of service a company can deliver after the initial sale is important to the overall long-term financial health of the company, and Predictive Analytics can fundamentally improve the way a company can deliver service,” said Gary Brooks, Chief Marketing Officer at Syncron in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Syncron specializes in using Predictive Analytics […]

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        Data Science Trends in 2018

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        The Data Science Trends for 2018 are largely a continuation of some of the biggest trends of 2017 including Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), along with some newer technologies like Blockchain, Edge Computing, Serverless Computing, Digital Twins, and others that employ various practices and techniques within the Data Science industry. The Dataconomy […]

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        Case Study: Hach Supports Water Quality with Master Data Management

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        On the home page of the Hach company website, there is a red button that says, “Hurricane Assistance.” That’s because the company provides water quality testing equipment to communities, companies, and individuals all over the world, some of whom are dealing with natural disasters. Above the button, the words: “After the storms, Hach is here […]

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        It’s Time for Data Governance 2.0 with erwin DG

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        The erwin, Inc. premiere of erwin DG at the DATAVERSITY® Data Architecture Summit 2017 marks a new approach to tackling the practice of discovering, understanding, governing and socializing data. That strategy, dubbed Data Governance 2.0, puts the focus on making Data Governance everyone’s business, in order to fully leverage data for strategic advantage and remove […]

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        Fundamentals of Prescriptive Analytics

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        Prescriptive Analytics seeks to find the best course of action, based on past records, for the future. In a way, Prescriptive Analytics combines elements from both Descriptive Analytics and Predictive Analytics to arrive at actual solutions. The increased preoccupation with everything “data” was a natural outcome of the mainstreaming of the theory of probability, which had hitherto […]

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        Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning

        By   2 weeks ago

        Currently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are being used, not only as personal assistants for internet activities, but also to answer phones, drive vehicles, provide insights through Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, and so much more. Artificial Intelligence can be broken down into two categories: Strong (also known as General or Broad) AI and Weak […]

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        Diagnosing the Internet of Things: Predictive Maintenance Through Analytics

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        The ancient practice of augury involves the reading of omens, often through the flight patterns of birds. The birds, in this case, are in the machine, and by listening to the sounds a machine makes, Saar Yoskovitz can predict when it will break down. There are no birds involved, but the process can tell the […]

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        Driving Greater SQL Scalability and Flexibility with Machine Learning

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        It’s time to dispel some myths surrounding SQL. That’s the message from MemSQL, a scalable real-time Data Warehouse that is designed to ingest and transform millions of events of data per day, while simultaneously analyzing billions of rows of data using standard SQL. As that description makes clear, there’s no reason to believe that there’s […]

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          SolarWinds Advances Full-Stack Monitoring Strategy with New and Enhanced Solutions

          By   2 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced an all-new, breakthrough product and two advanced product updates in a major evolution of its SolarWinds Cloud® Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio. The new offerings expand the company’s current capabilities for comprehensive, […]

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          Infographic – Changing the Curve: Women in Computing

          By   2 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the Berkeley School of Information asks, “What do the first computer programmer, the patent holder for spread spectrum wireless communications, and the author of the first assembly language have in common? All were women, as are 34 percent of today’s web developers and 23 percent of programmers. […]

          Read More →

          Video: Follow the Money in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

          By   2 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including artificial Intelligence and robotics issues a sector snapshot and video showcasing companies using the technology, including Amazon.com, Square Capital, Morgan Stanley, HSBC and Gopher Protocol Inc. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak also discusses the history and future of AI […]

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          Radware Survey Finds Nearly Half of Companies Have Suffered a Data Breach in the Past Year

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released a new study today titled Radware Research: Web Application Security in a Digitally Connected World. The report takes an in-depth look into how organizations protect their web applications, and identifies clear gaps in security among […]

          Read More →

          Egnyte Becomes First Platform to Support GDPR Compliance Across All 28 EU Countries

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Egnyte, the leading cloud provider of smart content collaboration and governance, today announced their platform’s support for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance across all 28 EU countries. Egnyte is the first platform with the ability to comprehensively detect PII (Personally Identifiable Information), such as National […]

          Read More →

          Sentenai Delivers Automated Data Engineering for Data Science and Machine Learning Applications

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Sentenai, an emerging sensor data technology company, today announced the availability of its flagship product, the Sentenai Sensor Data Cloud. By going beyond the initial harnessing of machine-based data and understanding the information that data provides, organizations can streamline their operational processes and develop predictive maintenance solutions […]

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          Majority of U.S. Businesses at Risk Due to Sub-Par Data Protection Practices

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “An independent survey of U.S. IT decision makers (ITDMs) conducted by StorageCraft ®, a leading data management and protection company, reveals that many organizations lack confidence in their current data recovery implementation. The survey also uncovered an alarming number of businesses unable to increase the frequency of […]

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          Qumulo Announces All-Flash Instances for Qumulo File Fabric (QF2)

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          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Qumulo, the leader in universal-scale file storage, today announced that it has extended Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) into on-premises all-flash instances, providing the highest performance all-flash file storage system on modern industry-standard hardware. Delivering 4GB/s per node, 16GB/s for a minimum four-node cluster, and up to […]

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          Lenovo Accelerates Artificial Intelligence Initiatives to Solve Humanity’s Greatest Challenges

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Lenovo Data Center Group announced new initiatives designed to empower customers to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) and make it a true reality for their organizations to achieve augmented intelligence capabilities for increased productivity and transformative results. Widely considered a strategic priority, 76 percent of respondents in a […]

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