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What is Ontology?

By   /  October 15, 2017  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Ontology is a subset of Taxonomy, an Ontology: Is a Domain; contains more information about the behavior of entities and the relationships between them; includes formal names, definitions and attributes of entities; and, may be constructed using OWL, the Ontology Web Language from the W3C. Other definitions of Ontology include:   “A data model that […]

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What is Taxonomy?

By   /  October 15, 2017  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Taxonomy represents the formal structure of classes or types of objects within a domain. It organizes knowledge by using a controlled vocabulary to make it easier to find related information. A Taxonomy must: Follow a hierarchic format and provides names for each object in relation to other objects. May also capture the membership properties of […]

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Natural Language Processing: The What, Why, and How

By   /  July 13, 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

To the outside observer, Natural Language Processing (NLP) may seem futuristic. Only around a third of smartphone owners use their personal assistants regularly (a hallmark of NLP technologies), even though 95 percent have tried them at some point, according to Creative Strategies, a consultancy. However, Natural Language Processing advances continue in leaps and bounds, as […]

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BackOffice Associates: Guiding the Data Stewardship Journey for Large Companies

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

When a large Fortune 1000 company merges and acquires many smaller companies, and undergoes a Digital Transformation, Data Governance and Data Stewardship become more complex. The well-known and established business may need to integrate up to 200 different ERP applications from a variety of systems across different divisions that span the globe. Take this context […]

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ASG Technologies: Bridging Enterprise Data Intelligence from the Mainframe to Big Data

By   /  June 27, 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 Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Finding Shambhala, a paradise once sought by explorers, probably seems easier than mapping data buried under multiple application stacks, systems, and platforms for many modern enterprises. Data created and used over the course decades transforms and changes as the organization does. Ian Rowlands, VP of Product Marketing for ASG Technologies knows the unease of not […]

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Data Warehouse vs. Data Lake Technology: Different Approaches to Managing Data

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Solving business problems using Big Data depends upon the approach taken. For example, if an organization only knows Data Warehouses, then challenges will be framed to fit using a Data Warehouse. As Abraham Maslow, a prominent psychologist eloquently said “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat […]

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