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Embracing AI: Why Artificial Intelligence is the Next Evolution in Analytics

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. Descriptive. Predictive. Prescriptive. Perceptive? Artificial Intelligence (AI) provides exciting new opportunities for exploiting data and information. But is AI a revolution or natural evolution of existing BI/Analytics use cases?  Certainly some of the core techniques that power AI (advanced Machine Learning and Deep Learning in particular) represent […]

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In Defense of the Data Swamp

By   /  April 3, 2018  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. Like political discourse in the US, the issue of the Data Lake has been decidedly polarized. Two sides advocating for better data access and faster insight. Each taking drastically different approaches to achieve the goal. To be fair: moderates exist and are – in many cases – […]

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Seven Things Artificial Intelligence Won’t Do

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. Despite the amazing potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI), there are some things it just won’t do. If not properly addressed, these considerations can become immovable barriers to AI adoption. As you may already suspect, they have very little to do with the technology itself or the availability […]

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Information Governance in Principle or Practice?

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. At the recent Data Governance Information Quality conference I was privileged to present how Big Data, the rise of the informed digital consumer and so on are challenging existing Data Governance and management paradigms. This led to many interesting discussions regarding the efficacy and relevance of existing […]

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Putting Analytics and Data into Action: Organic Growth Doesn’t Occur Naturally

By   /  August 12, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. I’ve recently moderated a number of executive panels on the rewards and realities of putting analytics and data into action. Across the board, the importance of nurturing “organic growth” was emphasized. Along with an equally important but oft overlooked caveat: organic growth doesn’t happen naturally. Sure, […]

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Selling the Value of Data Science, Governance or Analytics

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about Kimberly Nevala. I’ve recently participated in a number of executive forums on the rewards and realities of creating data-savvy and analytically-enabled cultures. Interestingly, one key theme comes up repeatedly in audience Q&A: how to make the case? Seems simple enough, but this step often causes those who understand the […]

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Harnessing the Power of Your Collective in Data Governance and Data Science

By   /  March 23, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about Kimberly Nevala. Emerging data solutions and trends have a common thread: the power of the collective in which the final product is bigger than the sum of its parts. Companies leading the data and analytics charge have recognized that the power of a collective applies to more than technology. They […]

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How to Train Your Data Scientist (the softer side)

By   /  November 11, 2015  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

About Kimberly Nevala  As this diagram shows, the perfect data scientist is a fearsome creature. A mythical beast with an astute business acumen and a comprehensive understanding of statistics, data, and technology. Coupled with the ability to communicate, collaborate and convince a broad audience to take action on found insights. In reality? This mythical beast […]

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Get in the Boat: Alignment vs. Partnership in the Data/Digital/Customer Age

By   /  October 5, 2015  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

by Kimberly Nevala I recently took up sculling and joined a local boathouse. When observing a recent regatta the following thought occurred [in addition to the fact that I need to leave my work at home]. At the starting line, every boat was pointed at the same course. The objective was clear and consistent. The […]

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Navigating the Intersection of Analytics and Data Management – Part Deux

By   /  July 8, 2015  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Kimberly Nevala As analytics becomes pervasive, standard operating paradigms for data management are being challenged. In some cases new models compliment established practices while others are on a collision course. Rounding out the list we began last week, here are five final points to ponder when thinking about how to adopt, compliment, extend or […]

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