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Data Literacy and the Colin Powell Rule: From Frontline Field Support to Back Office Operations

By   4 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Paul Barth. Colin Powell famously said that leaders should make critical decisions based on a defined zone of uncertainty. Acting with less than 40% of the data needed is reckless; waiting for more than 70% of the data may be fatal.  Balancing time and certainty is a challenge for […]

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What is a Customer Data Platform?

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Click to learn more about author Jonathan Lee. In the past year and a half DATAVERSITY readers have been exposed to new Customer Data Platform (CDP) offerings from vendors like BlueConic, RedPoint Global and others. But what is a CDP? First introduced around 2013, CDP is a concept defined by the Customer Data Platform Institute […]

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Redis Labs Introduces RedisGraph and Streams to Support a Zero Latency Future

By   5 hours ago

A new press release reports, “Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, today announced at Redis Day London the latest release of Redis Enterprise with two key functionalities: RedisGraph and Streams. RedisGraph is a new module designed to solve complicated, practical graph problems in real-time. Streams is a new data structure […]

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Scalyr Rolls Out New Troubleshooting Features to Advance Engineering Productivity

By   5 hours ago

A recent press release states, “Scalyr, the unified observability and log management solution, today announced collaboration features, new integrations and Kubernetes awareness to strengthen engineering and operations productivity across modern, distributed architectures. With instant insights from across all log sources and applications, Scalyr gives teams the ability to work more efficiently and cross-functionally, monitoring and […]

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Sixgill Backstops Security with Blockchain Data Integrity for IoE Applications

By   5 hours ago

According to a new press release, “Sixgill, LLC, the leader in sensor data services for governing Internet of Everything (IoE) assets, today unveiled its breakthrough blockchain or distributed ledger-based solution for sensor network data integrity. Sixgill Integrity is a ledger-agnostic solution and is designed from the ground up to solve the fundamental need for an […]

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Data Virtualization Defined: How it Helps Organizations Succeed

By   1 day ago

Data Virtualization (DV) is unlike traditional Data Integration, where change must be made on multiple layers; Data Virtualization makes change easy for the business as new requirements and sources can be integrated and changed rapidly. The Data Management Association International (DAMA) Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK), second edition, describes Data Virtualization as: “Data Virtualization […]

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How to Revitalize Knowledge Management in Your Organization and Why Do it Now?

By   1 day ago

Click to learn more about author Sandra Lupanava. Modern organizations are excited about innovative solutions built with the latest technologies. Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and IoT are true tech icons every company wants to incorporate into their business processes. Obsessed with the global technology race, organizations seem to forget about down-to-earth but important enterprise processes, such […]

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Datawatch Angoss Simplifies Data Science and Analytic Tasks on the Apache Spark Platform

By   1 day ago

A recent press release reports, “Datawatch Corporation today announced the general availability of Datawatch Angoss KnowledgeSTUDIO for Apache Spark, enabling organizations to act more confidently with their data and rely on consistent, trustful results in making better business decisions. In combination with its market-leading data visualization approach for building, exploring and segmenting data using patented […]

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Trifacta Extends Data Preparation to DataOps with New Functionality for Data Engineers

By   1 day ago

A new press release states, “Trifacta, the global leader in data preparation, today announced a new set of capabilities designed to enable data engineers within data operations (DataOps) practices to more efficiently develop, test, schedule and monitor data preparation pipelines in production. With RapidTarget, Trifacta customers can utilize an existing data model to intelligently guide […]

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    Nov 27 Webinar: Business Value Metrics for Data Governance

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    DATE: November 27, 2108 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As data professionals, we recognize and understand the need for data governance, focusing on data quality in particular. We have made progress in this area, as illustrated by the emergence […]

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    Dec 4 DAS Webinar: Self-Service Reporting and Data Prep – Benefits & Risks

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: December 4, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar sponsored by: About the Webinar As more organizations see the value of becoming data-driven, an increasing number of business stakeholders want to become more actively involved in the reporting and preparation of critical business data.  Tools […]

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    Dec 5 DM Radio Webinar: Accelerate your Move to the Cloud with Data Catalogs and Governance

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: December 5, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As more data is migrating to the cloud, whether to increase efficiencies or take advantage of new capabilities like AI and machine learning tools, organizations are challenged on how to […]

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    Dec 6 DI&A Webinar: Trends and Predictions for 2019

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: December 6, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar John and Kelle reflect back on 2018 and suggest how it may inform new opportunities and challenges in 2019. This webinar, which will include a longer Q&A session, will also focus on: Industry learnings from […]

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    Dec 11 DataEd Webinar: The Seven Deadly Data Sins

    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: December 11, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar While wrath and envy are best left for human resources to address, overcoming the numerous obstacles that often inhibit successful Data Management must be a full organizational effort. The difficulty of implementing a new Data […]

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    DEC 12 DGPO Webinar: Implementing Data Governance Across Competing Organizations

    By   4 weeks ago

    DATE: December 12, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar Series is Developed by:   About the Webinar Learn how the Arkansas State Insurance Department, led by Tonmoy Dasgupta, designed and implemented an award-winning Data Governance Program that reached across the health insurance industry and across […]

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    Dec 18 Webinar: Building Effective Data Visualizations for Business Intelligence

    By   1 month ago

    DATE: December 18, 2108 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar To gain insights from Business Intelligence, you need to easily see and understand what the data tells you by using data visualizations. While these charts and graphs can be eye […]

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    Dec 20 RWDG Webinar: How to Govern Your Master Data

    By   1 month ago

    DATE: December 20, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Master Data is an important discipline that being implement by most organizations. Master Data sits at the heart of the single point of truth mentality or the need to discover […]

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    Jan 17 RWDG Webinar: What is a Data Steward to do?

    By   1 month ago

    DATE: January 17, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees   About the Webinar Most people recognize that Data Stewards play an essential role in their Data Governance and Information Governance programs. However, the manner in which Data Stewards are used is not the same from organization to […]

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      Data Literacy and the Colin Powell Rule: From Frontline Field Support to Back Office Operations

      By   4 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Paul Barth. Colin Powell famously said that leaders should make critical decisions based on a defined zone of uncertainty. Acting with less than 40% of the data needed is reckless; waiting for more than 70% of the data may be fatal.  Balancing time and certainty is a challenge for […]

      Read More →

      What is a Customer Data Platform?

      By   4 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Jonathan Lee. In the past year and a half DATAVERSITY readers have been exposed to new Customer Data Platform (CDP) offerings from vendors like BlueConic, RedPoint Global and others. But what is a CDP? First introduced around 2013, CDP is a concept defined by the Customer Data Platform Institute […]

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      How to Revitalize Knowledge Management in Your Organization and Why Do it Now?

      By   1 day ago

      Click to learn more about author Sandra Lupanava. Modern organizations are excited about innovative solutions built with the latest technologies. Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and IoT are true tech icons every company wants to incorporate into their business processes. Obsessed with the global technology race, organizations seem to forget about down-to-earth but important enterprise processes, such […]

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      Data Wrangling is a Problem

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Pete Aven. Data Wrangling is bad. Yet we all do it, every single day. In a nutshell, Data Wrangling , also known by the more technical term of “data munging,” is the process or transforming data from one shape into another to prepare it for analysis and deliver some unified […]

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      Build a Culture of Trust to Tackle Data Privacy

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Robert Brown. The raging debate over privacy has only gotten bigger in the wake of GDPR. Trust is now a competitive factor. How do businesses earn it? How do they keep data open, free and protected? The manifold issues stirred up by Data Privacy, related legislation, and the risks […]

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      Data Governance Operationalization: The Team

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      Click to learn more about author Jayakumar Rajaretnam. This is the second part of a two-part series on the operationalization of Data Governance. The first part of the series “Data Governance Operationalization: The Gap” discussed how the need arose, some of the main reasons needed for Data Governance operationalization, and what is required. This part takes […]

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      Don’t Throw Requirements and Documentation Out with the ALM Bathwater

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      Click to learn more about author David Binny. The Agile revolution effectively overhauled the traditional waterfall/V-shaped process, purging the new methodology of any semblance of the old. In the Agile world, action trumps process, and it’s often thought that the old ways of requirements and documentation carry more burden than benefit. Today, user stories, a leaner, […]

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      Practicing Data Science

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Rosaria Silipo. There are many declinations of Data Science projects: with or without labeled data; stopping at data wrangling or involving Machine Learning algorithms; predicting classes or predicting numbers; with unevenly distributed classes, with binary classes, or even with no examples at all of one of the classes; with […]

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      Big Data for Big Pharma: The Power of Predictive Analytics

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Jasmine Morgan. The pharmaceutical industry is a billion-dollar enterprise which sits on mountains of data. It could use a tool which takes these heaps of information and neatly classifies them, highlighting the relationship between different entities like doctors, patients, prescribed drugs, and diagnoses. This industry faces countless problems related to […]

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        Data Virtualization Defined: How it Helps Organizations Succeed

        By   1 day ago

        Data Virtualization (DV) is unlike traditional Data Integration, where change must be made on multiple layers; Data Virtualization makes change easy for the business as new requirements and sources can be integrated and changed rapidly. The Data Management Association International (DAMA) Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK), second edition, describes Data Virtualization as: “Data Virtualization […]

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        AI Platforms: The Next Step in Artificial Intelligence

        By   2 days ago

        The use of Big Data has continued to grow and mature, with some organizations reaping considerable rewards. The processing of Big Data has recently advanced to a new level of evolution, in the form of  AI (Artificial Intelligence) platforms. AI platforms promise significant impact (and disruptions) over the next decade. The use of AI to […]

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        The Future of Data Governance: Balancing Data Governance and Data Management

        By   3 days ago

        “How do you create a competitive advantage for business partners by delivering fast access to high quality data, instilling confidence and supporting data driven decision making?” asked Ursula Cottone, Chief Data Officer (CDO) of Citizens Bank. As the keynote speaker at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online Conference (EDGO), she tackled this question in her […]

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        Contemporary Data Scientists: Working Machine Learning at Scale

        By   5 days ago

        In a recent Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms report, it was expressed that the Data Science and Machine Learning platform market will be in a state of flux over the next few years. Among the drivers of change will be providing Data Scientists with the ability to manage models and collaborate […]

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        A Brief History of Data Lakes

        By   1 week ago

        Data Lakes are consolidated, centralized storage areas for raw, unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data, taken from multiple sources and lacking a predefined schema. Data Lakes have been created to save data that “may have value.” The value of data and the insights that can be gained from it are unknowns and can vary with the […]

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        Using Predictive Analytics

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        Can Predictive Analytics combined with lean principles have an impact on today’s strained healthcare system? LeanTaaS believes that they can by significantly improving asset utilization at hospitals and clinics across the country. “The reality is that health systems are facing enormous headwinds regarding growing volumes,” says company founder and CEO Mohan Giridharadas. There is a […]

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        Data Modeling vs. Data Architecture

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        In the second edition of the Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK 2): “Data Architecture defines the blueprint for managing data assets by aligning with organizational strategy to establish strategic data requirements and designs to meet these requirements.” Another way to look at it, according to Donna Burbank, Managing Director at Global Data Strategy: “Data […]

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        A Blockchain Model for Data Management and Data Quality Optimization

        By   2 weeks ago

        McKesson, a leading healthcare company for wholesale medical supplies and equipment, pharmaceutical distribution, and healthcare technology, delivers one-third of prescription medicine in North America, supports 15,000 pharmacies and more than 9,000 oncologists and other medical specialists, and offers more than 250,000 SKUs of brand and private label medical-surgical supplies. Striving – and achieving – supply […]

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        Data Warehouses and GPUs: Big Data at High Speed

        By   2 weeks ago

        “Three years ago it was tough to tell the market that they should put a Data Warehouse on top of something that runs on top of GPUs,” said Ami Gal, CEO and co-founder of SQream. “Now it’s clear that GPUs are storming A.I., Machine Learning, and data centers,” and GPU technology has become an accepted […]

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          Redis Labs Introduces RedisGraph and Streams to Support a Zero Latency Future

          By   5 hours ago

          A new press release reports, “Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, today announced at Redis Day London the latest release of Redis Enterprise with two key functionalities: RedisGraph and Streams. RedisGraph is a new module designed to solve complicated, practical graph problems in real-time. Streams is a new data structure […]

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          Scalyr Rolls Out New Troubleshooting Features to Advance Engineering Productivity

          By   5 hours ago

          A recent press release states, “Scalyr, the unified observability and log management solution, today announced collaboration features, new integrations and Kubernetes awareness to strengthen engineering and operations productivity across modern, distributed architectures. With instant insights from across all log sources and applications, Scalyr gives teams the ability to work more efficiently and cross-functionally, monitoring and […]

          Read More →

          Sixgill Backstops Security with Blockchain Data Integrity for IoE Applications

          By   5 hours ago

          According to a new press release, “Sixgill, LLC, the leader in sensor data services for governing Internet of Everything (IoE) assets, today unveiled its breakthrough blockchain or distributed ledger-based solution for sensor network data integrity. Sixgill Integrity is a ledger-agnostic solution and is designed from the ground up to solve the fundamental need for an […]

          Read More →

          Datawatch Angoss Simplifies Data Science and Analytic Tasks on the Apache Spark Platform

          By   1 day ago

          A recent press release reports, “Datawatch Corporation today announced the general availability of Datawatch Angoss KnowledgeSTUDIO for Apache Spark, enabling organizations to act more confidently with their data and rely on consistent, trustful results in making better business decisions. In combination with its market-leading data visualization approach for building, exploring and segmenting data using patented […]

          Read More →

          Trifacta Extends Data Preparation to DataOps with New Functionality for Data Engineers

          By   1 day ago

          A new press release states, “Trifacta, the global leader in data preparation, today announced a new set of capabilities designed to enable data engineers within data operations (DataOps) practices to more efficiently develop, test, schedule and monitor data preparation pipelines in production. With RapidTarget, Trifacta customers can utilize an existing data model to intelligently guide […]

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          DarwinAI Announces Explainability Platform for Neural Network Performance

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          According to a new press release, “DarwinAI, a Waterloo, Canada startup creating next-generation technologies for Artificial Intelligence development, today announced the next milestone in its product roadmap with the release of its explainability toolkit for network performance diagnostics. Based on the company’s Generative Synthesis technology, this first iteration of the tool provides granular insights into […]

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          Denodo Brings Data Virtualization Technology to the Masses

          By   2 days ago

          According to a new press release, “In an effort to help organizations better understand data virtualization (DV) and how they can use it to gain fast and easy access to unified business information, Denodo, a leader in data virtualization, today announced the general availability of a free Test Drive environment for evaluating the benefits of […]

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          Avnet and Octonion Working to Deliver AI and Security at the Edge

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          A recent press release reports, “Success in today’s Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace requires unique combinations of hardware, software and security delivered in a timely manner to solve complex technical requirements. Now entrepreneurs and creators can expect to have a new solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help speed the development process through a […]

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          Cray Turbocharges AI Model Development With New Algorithms and Frameworks

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          According to a recent press release, “Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced enhancements to its Urika® AI and Analytics software suites, adding tools that enable data scientists to train artificial intelligence (AI) models more accurately and in less time. New features in the Cray® Urika®-CS and Urika®-XC AI and Analytics suites include Cray-developed libraries […]

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