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The Data Warehouse: From the Past to the Present

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  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

Bill Inmon, the “Father of Data Warehousing,” defines a Data Warehouse (DW) as, “a subject-oriented, integrated, time-variant and non-volatile collection of data in support of management’s decision making process.” In his white paper, Modern Data Architecture, Inmon adds that the Data Warehouse represents “conventional wisdom” and is now a standard part of the corporate infrastructure. […]

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Microservices for Big Data: Flipping the Paradigm

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  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  /  No Comments

“Microservices are essentially applications that are broken down into small pieces. Using microservices, businesses can prevent large-scale failure by isolating problems, and save on computing resources,” commented Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at MapR. Microservices are now altering a major Data Management paradigm of the last 30 years. In a recent […]

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Big Data and Smart Data: Big Drivers for Smart Decision Making

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

“Data is not smart in its own right; rather, it’s only smart if it drives smart decisions,” says James Kobielus, IBM’s Big Data evangelist, delivering the keynote address at the DATAVERSITY® Smart Data Online 2016 Conference. He considers his core focus, Big Data, as “a subset of the broader concept of Smart Data.” Kobielus says […]

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future: Should We Worry About Our Data Jobs?

By   /  October 27, 2016  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Smart Data Online 2016 Conference, Adrian Bowles, industry analyst, recovering academic, and founder of STORM Insights, and Steve Ardire, Merchant of Light, both talked about the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI). They addressed the question: “Will robots take my job?” The short answer could be summarized as: “Maybe.” Lower level jobs […]

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Data Governance Success: How to Build a 360º Perspective

By   /  October 13, 2016  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, 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 Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

Jodi Morton is Vice President of Single Family Data Governance and Management at Freddie Mac, but “Data Governance Change Agent” might be a more accurate title. Citing from an outside auditor familiar with the company, Morton’s new Data Governance program “got more done in 18 months than in the previous ten years.”  Morton spoke at […]

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Data Lakes 101: An Overview

By   /  August 25, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A Data Lake is a pool of unstructured and structured data, stored as-is, without a specific purpose in mind, that can be “built on multiple technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, Amazon Simple Storage Service, a relational database, or various combinations thereof,” according to a white paper called What is a Data Lake and Why Has […]

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The Future of Analytics: Collaboration, Deep Learning, and Telling the Story

By   /  May 26, 2016  /  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, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dr. Athanasios (Thanos) Gentimis, Assistant Professor of Math and Analytics at Florida Polytechnic University sees the future of analytics as a team effort, where subject matter experts (SMEs) collaborate in teams with Data Scientists and each team member plays to his or her strengths. He also sees a reliance on Deep Learning for creation of […]

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The Changing Data Governance Landscape

By   /  March 8, 2016  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Governance Conferences, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

An industry pro since 1979, Ian Rowlands assumed that by now Data Governance processes would be done in fairly standardized, complete ways. Instead, he has discovered that while processes are defined and understood, he says they are “more honored in the breach than the observance.” He spoke at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2015 Conference […]

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Data Monetization: An Unparalleled Opportunity for Relevance & Value

By   /  February 11, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

The monetization of data to influence customer purchases entails granular personalization, said Steve Rubinow, Ph.D., the Chief Technical Officer at Catalina Media Lab, while speaking at the DATAVERSITY® CDOVision 2015 Conference. Mr. Rubinow says that the personalization of data provides an incomparable opportunity that evolves shopper by shopper, device by device, year after year. This […]

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