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

By   /  September 12, 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, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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

By   /  August 16, 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, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

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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