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Case Study: NAMI Tames Cumbersome Analytics Processes

By   53 mins ago

David Levy has been the Chief Financial Officer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – responsible for accounting, finance, financial reporting, and HR – since 2012.The company has grown substantially in the last six years. According to the company website, NAMI is “the largest grassroots-based organization helping families and those affected by mental […]

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Denial, It Ain’t Just a River in Egypt…Especially, When It Comes to Dark Data

By   49 mins ago

Click to learn more about author Bill Tolson. I remember being a kid, with the start of the new school year looming.  Even though I actually liked school, I was never really ready to relinquish the lazy hazy days of summer.  Instead, my theory was that if I just didn’t think about it, sandlot baseball, swims […]

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Qumulo Brings Qumulo File Fabric to Yet Another Third Party Server Hardware Platform

By   34 mins ago

A new press release reports, “Qumulo, Inc., the pioneer and leader in file storage for the cloud era, today announced the availability of Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, providing enterprises unprecedented choice and flexibility for storing and managing billions of files. Qumulo extends its award-winning solutions across a variety of partners […]

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NodeSource Announces Beta Release of NCM Desktop App

By   29 mins ago

According to a new press release, “NodeSource, the Node.js® company, today announced the release of a new, integrated product platform. Teams can now benefit from a more cohesive set of solutions for Engineering and DevOps, as well as a more streamlined user experience. This release also marks the first time NodeSource has offered a free-forever […]

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Paxata Announces Apache Spark-Powered Data Preparation Runtime Fabric

By   24 mins ago

According to a new press release, “Paxata, the pioneer in self-service data preparation for analytics, today announced the general availability of its Fall ’18 release, the next major update to the company’s award-winning Adaptive Information Platform. The latest release includes a new Adaptive Workload Management capability, which delivers an elastic resource allocation service on a […]

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Connecting SQL and NoSQL into One Platform

By   23 hours ago

Merging the comfortable familiarity and efficiency of SQL with the flexibility and scalability of a non-relational systems is no easy task. CrateDB, offered by Crate.io, is a “distributed SQL database that is built on top of a NoSQL foundation.” It allows users who are comfortable using and SQL database to save and query machine data, […]

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Encryption Broken by Laziness

By   23 hours ago

Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Many readers of my previous blogs have failed to ask the question “Is there really an unbreakable cipher?”   Even though they have been silent, I know some of them stayed awake nights with this provocative question – I will answer it below. In Hollywood movies, a bright hacker […]

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Figure Eight Releases Enhanced Enterprise-grade Training Data Platform

By   23 hours ago

According to a recent press release, “Figure Eight, the essential Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning platform, today released an enhanced enterprise-grade training data platform for customers with demanding security, scalability, and customization requirements in key industry sectors such as automotive, financial services, government, healthcare, media and entertainment, and technology industries. Figure Eight’s platform has created over 10 […]

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Pandora Selects Veriflow CloudPredict for Multi-Cloud Intent-Based Verification

By   24 hours ago

A new press release reports, “Veriflow, the pioneer in automated network intent verification, today achieved another industry milestone, announcing that Pandora, the largest music streaming service in the U.S., has selected Veriflow to provide intent verification for Pandora’s multi-cloud environment. Multi-cloud adoption grew globally by 300 percent in 2017, with approximately 80 percent of IT […]

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    Aug 16 RWDG Webinar: The Non-Invasive Data Governance Framework

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 16, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data Governance is already taking place in your organization. The actions of defining, producing and using data are not new. People in your organization have, at a minimum, an informal level of accountability for the […]

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    Aug 21 Webinar: The Business Value of Data Modeling

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 21, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar With changes in software development methodologies, the role of the data modeler has changed significantly. In many organizations, data modelers now find themselves on the outside looking in, relegated to […]

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    Aug 23 DAS Webinar: Data Lake Architecture – Modern Strategies & Approaches

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 23, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data Lake or Data Swamp?  By now, we’ve likely all heard the comparison.  Data Lake architectures have the opportunity to provide the ability to integrate vast amounts of disparate data across the organization for strategic […]

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    Sep 5 DGPO Webinar: Operationalizing Data Governance at Freddie Mac

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: September 5, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The Freddie Mac Single-Family Data Governance and Management (SF DG&M) department was established in 2014 to define how the business line should govern and manage their data.  We were tasked with developing and implementing data […]

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    Sep 6 DI&A Webinar: Advanced Databases and Knowledge Management

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 6, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar These days, there are other database technologies at play besides Hadoop. As more raw data is converted to action and knowledge, finding and understanding data requires other kinds of database technology. The days of the […]

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    Sep 11 DataEd Webinar: Metadata Strategies

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 11, 2018 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 development, and is […]

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    Sep 20 RWDG Webinar: Measuring Data Governance Performance

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 20, 2018 TIME: 2 pm Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar There are two basic ways to measure the performance of a Data Governance program. The first way focuses on the acceptance of data governance into the organizational culture. The second way focuses on measuring the […]

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    Sep 25 Webinar: Business Processes to Compliance Procedures

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 25, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As companies define their business objectives, they also need to establish business processes for the regulatory guidelines they will be required to meet, such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, or SOX. Corporate […]

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    Sep 27 DAS Webinar: Master Data Management – Practical Strategies for Integrating into Your Data Architecture

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 27, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Master Data Management (MDM) provides organizations with an accurate and comprehensive view of their business-critical data such as Customers, Products, Vendors, and more.  While mastering these key data areas can be a complex task, the […]

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      Denial, It Ain’t Just a River in Egypt…Especially, When It Comes to Dark Data

      By   49 mins ago

      Click to learn more about author Bill Tolson. I remember being a kid, with the start of the new school year looming.  Even though I actually liked school, I was never really ready to relinquish the lazy hazy days of summer.  Instead, my theory was that if I just didn’t think about it, sandlot baseball, swims […]

      Read More →

      Encryption Broken by Laziness

      By   23 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Many readers of my previous blogs have failed to ask the question “Is there really an unbreakable cipher?”   Even though they have been silent, I know some of them stayed awake nights with this provocative question – I will answer it below. In Hollywood movies, a bright hacker […]

      Read More →

      Why Sometimes Business Intelligence Projects Don’t Take Off

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Michele Iurillo. Oh. What a big question, I’m sure you’ve seen everything in your experience, but there are repeating patterns, taking some results of a recent Gartner survey, I’ll try to analyze the different problems. Projects that never end, erroneous reports, non-standardized data, difficulty in generating reports that say something, […]

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      Data Science in 90 Seconds: Principal Component Analysis

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Laura Kahn. This is Lesson 6 in the Data Science in 90 Seconds video blog series from host Laura Kahn. The series covers some of the most prominent questions in Data Science such as Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, K-Means Clustering, Naive Bayes, Decision Trees and Random Forests, Ridge Regression, […]

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      Bitemporal Data Modeling: How to Learn from History

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Mike Brody. Have you ever called about a real estate listing only to learn that the house has been taken off the market? Or had to pick up mail that should have been routed to your new home? Sometimes our records don’t reflect reality, and bitemporality exists to keep track […]

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      Three Best Practices for Managing Distributed Applications Architecture

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Patrick Hubbard. Make no mistake, distributed application architectures can bring tremendous benefits for business. For example, actually using Cloud the way it’s designed can achieve the cost savings promised years ago. But for enterprise IT, distributed architectures can create a problem—many of the monitoring tools we’ve relied on for years […]

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      Can Automation Save Big Data?

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Amar Arsikere. “What would you think if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and walk out on me?” The Beatles song everybody knows could also pass as the wilting rallying cry for Big Data, whose “tune” does seem out of sorts these days as more people question […]

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      Predictions for Embedded Analytics

      By   7 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Dean Yao. The Embedded Analytics market is growing at a rapid rate and will be worth $51.78 billion by 2022, and over the next few years, most organizations will begin to transform their traditional analytical techniques for analyzing business data to more advanced techniques using Embedded Analytics. If they don’t, […]

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      Your Personal Data is Up for Grabs: New Patents & New Scams Compromise Data Privacy

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. How many ways can our privacy be compromised?  Recent patents and news articles can make us crazy thinking about how our privacy is being invaded both at work and in our homes.  First it was Amazon’s Echo and KitchenAid’s refrigerators recording what we said and transmitting it so […]

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        Case Study: NAMI Tames Cumbersome Analytics Processes

        By   53 mins ago

        David Levy has been the Chief Financial Officer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – responsible for accounting, finance, financial reporting, and HR – since 2012.The company has grown substantially in the last six years. According to the company website, NAMI is “the largest grassroots-based organization helping families and those affected by mental […]

        Read More →

        Connecting SQL and NoSQL into One Platform

        By   23 hours ago

        Merging the comfortable familiarity and efficiency of SQL with the flexibility and scalability of a non-relational systems is no easy task. CrateDB, offered by Crate.io, is a “distributed SQL database that is built on top of a NoSQL foundation.” It allows users who are comfortable using and SQL database to save and query machine data, […]

        Read More →

        Data Governance and Serverless Computing

        By   2 days ago

        Some of the latest buzz in the Big Data world is centered around the complexity of on-premises, Hadoop technology implementation, and so enterprises are getting restless and moving to the Cloud. In an increasingly Cloud-friendly business landscape, Serverless Computing may hold more promise than retrofitting Hadoop. More and more global businesses are moving to the […]

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        The Future Impact of Data Science on Business Analytics

        By   7 days ago

        The field of Data Science is in a transitional mode in terms of how the latest data technologies are being used to solve business problems for a strategic advantage. In the near future, Data Scientists will conduct their business very differently. As Big Data, algorithm economics, IoT, and Cloud continue to become mainstream across global […]

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        The Fundamentals of Microservices: Use Cases and Benefits

        By   1 week ago

        Microservices offer a number of benefits, which include helping release software faster, update software more frequently, and add new features more quickly. Microservices provide the flexibility to use different technologies and different programming languages, depending on the organization’s needs. The Microservice philosophy of decentralization effects the management and architecture of data. The traditional monolithic approach […]

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        The Value of Strong Metadata Discovery

        By   1 week ago

        Too often professionals such as Data Analysts, Data Architects, and Compliance Specialists find themselves at a loss when it comes to being able, on their own, to discover, understand and use the rich Metadata within large enterprise ERP and CRM applications. It becomes complicated, costly, and time-consuming for these users to pull relevant business-context subsets […]

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        The Fundamentals of Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Generation

        By   2 weeks ago

        Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Natural Language Generation (NLG) have gained importance in the field of Machine Learning (ML) due to the critical need to understand text, with its varying structure, implied meanings, sentiments, and intent. Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Generation have removed many of the communication barriers between humans and computers by […]

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        A Hybrid Approach to Leverage Intelligent Analytics

        By   2 weeks ago

        “The need to merge real-time analytical processing with on-the-spot transactional decision-making is a problem common to all industries,” noted Monte Zweben, Splice Machine’s cofounder and CEO in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Intelligent predictive applications are trained to learn and to adapt, rather than simply being programmed with a limited series of responses. Predictive applications can […]

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        The Leader’s Data Manifesto: Time to Focus on Why Data Management Matters

        By   2 weeks ago

        The Leader’s Data Manifesto, originally unveiled at the Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference, continues to generate attention from data professionals. The Manifesto counts hundreds of signatories at this point, expressing their support of its vision for data and information to be truly valued and managed as a business asset. Signers-on include Data Quality managers, Chief […]

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          Qumulo Brings Qumulo File Fabric to Yet Another Third Party Server Hardware Platform

          By   34 mins ago

          A new press release reports, “Qumulo, Inc., the pioneer and leader in file storage for the cloud era, today announced the availability of Qumulo File Fabric (QF2) on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, providing enterprises unprecedented choice and flexibility for storing and managing billions of files. Qumulo extends its award-winning solutions across a variety of partners […]

          Read More →

          NodeSource Announces Beta Release of NCM Desktop App

          By   29 mins ago

          According to a new press release, “NodeSource, the Node.js® company, today announced the release of a new, integrated product platform. Teams can now benefit from a more cohesive set of solutions for Engineering and DevOps, as well as a more streamlined user experience. This release also marks the first time NodeSource has offered a free-forever […]

          Read More →

          Paxata Announces Apache Spark-Powered Data Preparation Runtime Fabric

          By   24 mins ago

          According to a new press release, “Paxata, the pioneer in self-service data preparation for analytics, today announced the general availability of its Fall ’18 release, the next major update to the company’s award-winning Adaptive Information Platform. The latest release includes a new Adaptive Workload Management capability, which delivers an elastic resource allocation service on a […]

          Read More →

          Figure Eight Releases Enhanced Enterprise-grade Training Data Platform

          By   23 hours ago

          According to a recent press release, “Figure Eight, the essential Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning platform, today released an enhanced enterprise-grade training data platform for customers with demanding security, scalability, and customization requirements in key industry sectors such as automotive, financial services, government, healthcare, media and entertainment, and technology industries. Figure Eight’s platform has created over 10 […]

          Read More →

          Pandora Selects Veriflow CloudPredict for Multi-Cloud Intent-Based Verification

          By   24 hours ago

          A new press release reports, “Veriflow, the pioneer in automated network intent verification, today achieved another industry milestone, announcing that Pandora, the largest music streaming service in the U.S., has selected Veriflow to provide intent verification for Pandora’s multi-cloud environment. Multi-cloud adoption grew globally by 300 percent in 2017, with approximately 80 percent of IT […]

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          Dell Selects CognitiveScale as Key AI Partner to Power Digital Customer Journeys

          By   24 hours ago

          According to a new press release, “CognitiveScale Inc., the leader in augmented intelligence and responsible AI software, today announced that Dell selected CognitiveScale as a key partner to transform customer experience and marketing productivity through AI-powered, hyper-personalized customer journeys. Although customer experience has become the centerpiece of business strategy, expectations continue to outpace most companies’ […]

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          BAE Systems and Flexera Make Moving to the Cloud Easier Than Ever for Government Agencies

          By   2 days ago

          A new press release reports, “BAE Systems announced a new strategic partnership with Flexera to help government agencies moving to the cloud better manage their software licenses and more accurately plan and budget for their future information technology (IT) needs. Under the partnership, BAE Systems, a company with unparalleled experience managing the cloud complexities that […]

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          Hitachi Signs OEM License Agreement With Levyx to Address Big Data Applications in Japan

          By   2 days ago

          According to a new press release, “Levyx Inc., a provider of system software for low latency big data platforms and applications to dramatically reduce Big Data infrastructure costs, announced today the signing of a license agreement with Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Engineering, Ltd. (Hitachi Engineering), a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., focused on the development, design, […]

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          IBM Security Opens Network of Four Secure Testing Facilities Globally

          By   2 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “IBM Security today announced X-Force Red Labs, a network of four secure facilities dedicated to testing the security of devices and systems including consumer and industrial IoT technologies, automotive equipment, and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). IBM X-Force Red also has launched a dedicated ATM Testing practice in response to increased […]

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