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Case Study: State of Arizona Implements Model for State-Wide Data Governance

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Case Studies, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Strategy Articles, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

The Arizona state government wants to improve outcomes for the people they serve. Part of their plan to improve those outcomes involves a robust state-wide Data Governance program to change the culture and elevate the state of Data Management for a hundred Arizona agencies. Jeff Wolkove – State Data Management Architect for the Arizona Department […]

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Data Virtualization Defined: How it Helps Organizations Succeed

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

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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Data Modeling vs. Data Architecture

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

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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Data Warehouses and GPUs: Big Data at High Speed

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

“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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Data Intelligence, Data Governance, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Klaus Schwab, founder of World Economic Forum, and author of the book, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, said that there is no historical precedent for the speed of current technological breakthroughs, and that the Fourth Revolution is evolving at an exponential, rather than linear pace. The Third Industrial Revolution introduced the personal computer and the internet, […]

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How Can the Chief Data Officer Facilitate Data Literacy and Data Democracy?

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Strategy Articles, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

“Data Literacy: It’s all about how to get people in an organization engaged so that they can make decisions and take actions that can collectively drive better decision-making,” said Harald Smith, Director of Product Management at Syncsort. Smith is a strong proponent of Data Democracy. “Data Democratization” is the idea that digital information should be […]

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Building an Effective Data Science Team

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dr. Cindi Thompson considers Data Scientists to be raccoons: “Raccoons are both smart and dangerous, and that’s kind of the way we think about Data Scientists.” Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Analytics Online 2017 Conference, in her presentation titled “How to Get the Most Value from Data Science Teams” Thompson said, “Raccoons have that desire […]

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