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A Brief History of Business Intelligence

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In 1865, Richard Millar Devens presented the phrase “Business Intelligence” (BI) in the Cyclopædia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes. He was using it to describe how Sir Henry Furnese, a banker, profited from information by gathering and acting on it before his competition. More recently, in 1958, an article was written by an IBM computer […]

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A Recent Innovation in NoSQL Data Modeling: Forward and Reverse Engineering Combined

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Many organizations would like to develop and incorporate a NoSQL data model in their existing architectures, and to hire staff with Data Modeling skills. Unfortunately, there is a significant lack of data modelers with NoSQL experience, and reliable NoSQL Data Modeling tools are only just beginning to emerge into the market. The shortage of experienced […]

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Overview of the Newest Trends in Data Science Education: Academic and Work-Based Programs

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  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

In spite of significant efforts to train more Data Scientists, a shortage continues to exist. There is simply more demand than available applicants for this new career field. Data Science education is a growing field requiring both training and hands-on experience. Some have gained an understanding of Data Science through non-academic experience, while others have […]

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OLAP, Hadoop, and Multi-Dimensional Analytics Combined

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Kyvos Insights offers OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) software, which works directly with Hadoop storage systems. The use of Hadoop counteracts OLAP’s historical problem of lacking scalability. Their software constructs “cubes” on Hadoop which, in turn, supports multi-dimensional analytics. The OLAP/Hadoop combination supports the processing of both unstructured and structured data at any scale, in turn, […]

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A Brief History of Data Architecture: Shifting Paradigms

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  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, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Data Architecture is a set of rules, policies, and models that determine what kind of data gets collected, and how it gets used, processed, and stored within a database system. Data integration, for example, is dependent on Data Architecture for instructions on the integration process. Without the shift from a programming paradigm to a Data […]

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The University of Virginia’s Data Science Education and Data Science Institute

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  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

The University of Virginia was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, and is now offering a Master of Science degree in Data Science (MSDS), and a new “dual degree” with a Master in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Data Science (MBA/MSDS). Their goal is to prepare the leaders of tomorrow in using […]

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Enhanced Real-Time Data Processing with Redis Labs’ In-Memory Database Solution

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  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, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

In 2009, Salvatore Sanfilippo began the Redis project, a supplemental software program designed to improve LLOOGG (currently an open source project), by helping it to process data more quickly and efficiently. From there, the Redis project blossomed into Redis Labs, providing services and products to augment a customer’s Data Management potential through an advanced, NoSQL, […]

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Data Analytics Education and Data Science: The University of Maryland’s Ten-Year Plan

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  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  /  1 Comment

On May 1, 2015, the University of Maryland’s Department of Computer Science presented a 10-year plan, placing a focus on expanding two areas of computer science: a comprehensive Data Analytics education and Data Science program, that also included a focus on Augmented/Virtual Reality. They recognized the need for Big Data expertise and the use of […]

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A Brief History of Cloud Computing

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  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, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

In 1963, DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), presented MIT with $2 million for Project MAC. The funding included a requirement MIT develop technology allowing for a “computer to be used by two or more people, simultaneously.” In this case, one of those gigantic, archaic computers using reels of magnetic tape for memory and […]

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Utilizing Multiple Data Stores and Data Models: Is Polyglot Persistence Worth It?

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  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, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Polyglot Persistence is a process for storing data in in the best database available, no matter the data model and data storage technology. This process is based on the understanding different data stores will handle certain types of data better than others. Polyglot Persistence is, unfortunately, not available for easy “downloading”, but must designed for […]

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