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Edge Computing: An Overview

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  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, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Edge Computing (EC) allows data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) to be processed near its source, rather than sending the data great distances, to data centers or a Cloud. More specifically, Edge Computing uses a network of micro-data stations to process or store the data locally, within a range of 100 square feet. […]

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Cloud Architecture Trends in 2018

By   /  December 19, 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

People are constantly coming up with new and intelligent ways to use the Cloud. As a consequence, Cloud Architecture designs and developments are constantly being tweaked, adjusted, and improved upon. Today’s businesses need to be flexible, move quickly, and understand their customer’s desires and expectations. To do this, businesses are relying on the Cloud to […]

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A Brief History of Big Data

By   /  December 14, 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  /  1 Comment

Big Data has been described by some Data Management pundits (with a bit of a snicker) as “huge, overwhelming, and uncontrollable amounts of information.” In 1663, John Graunt dealt with “overwhelming amounts of information” as well, while he studied the bubonic plague, which was currently ravaging Europe. Graunt used statistics and is credited with being […]

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Big Data Trends for 2018

By   /  November 28, 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, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) has added innumerable new sources of Big Data into the Data Management landscape and will be one of the major Big Data Trends in 2018 and beyond. Laptops, smart phones, sensors on machines, all generate huge amounts of data for the IoT. Organizations that are flexible enough […]

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning

By   /  November 9, 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

Currently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are being used, not only as personal assistants for internet activities, but also to answer phones, drive vehicles, provide insights through Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, and so much more. Artificial Intelligence can be broken down into two categories: Strong (also known as General or Broad) AI and Weak […]

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A Brief History of Data Storage

By   /  November 1, 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, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Punch cards were the first effort at Data Storage in a machine language. Punch cards were used to communicate information to equipment “before” computers were developed. The punched holes originally represented a “sequence of instructions” for pieces of equipment, such as textile looms and player pianos. The holes acted as on/off switches. Basile Bouchon developed […]

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Data Analytics Education Advances at Villanova University

By   /  October 25, 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  /  No Comments

Villanova University was founded in 1842 and named for the Spanish Augustinian, St. Thomas of Villanova. It was recently listed as the 50th best university in the nation by U.S. News. Considered by many to be a world class academic community, Villanova offers an education based on liberal arts, and a commitment to the ideals […]

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Data Modeling, NoSQL, and MongoDB

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  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

In mid-2017, erwin, Inc announced the development of erwin DM NoSQL, the most recent evolutionary step in their expansion of erwin’s software. erwin DM NoSQL is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, supporting erwin, Inc’s Any2 Data Management philosophy (any data, located anywhere). The new addition to the basic erwin Data Management base offers relational data modeling […]

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Artificial Intelligence Education: Missouri Science & Technology’s Innovative Programs

By   /  September 27, 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 Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is one of the nation’s leading technological research universities. It has consistently received a high ranking as a top public research facility, and was recently named the United States 3rd Best Engineering University. The school was founded in 1870, and originally named the Missouri School of […]

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A Brief History of Business Intelligence

By   /  September 14, 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, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

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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