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Stop Chasing the Specter of a Single Monolithic Data Repository

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Back in the 1980s, when databases first enabled us to store megabytes of data, we were enthralled because we could store what seemed to be large volumes of data in a single place. Since then, we continue to try to collect our data in a single place for […]

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Weaving Your Own Big Data Fabric

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. With Big Data, anyone with a modest budget can store, manage, and process vast amounts of data. The problem is, many companies are storing data from different systems in different formats, creating Big Data silos that results in large datasets that need to be integrated manually. Aside from […]

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The Power of Data Intermediaries

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Food for Thought At the grocery store the other day, I marveled at the staggering number of brands that were assembled under a single roof, and I thought about the incredible journey that brought each of them together, from diverse factories and farms. This ample selection could […]

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How to Avoid Messing Up Big Data Analytics

By   /  October 10, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. “Big Data” is still in the news these days, but the story has evolved from describing what it is to how an organization can actually use all that data for actionable intelligence, or “Big Data Analytics”. In fact, Forbes just reported on a Honeywell study of 200 manufacturing […]

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Data in the Cloud: How Organizations Are Shedding Their Fear in the Name of Agility and Speed

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Data is the new currency in this digital economy. Companies generate data during the normal course of their operations, analyze that data to gain intelligence about their business, and use that insight to tweak their operations to improve results; call it the data cycle. To protect such […]

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How to Improve Competitiveness with Fast Data Strategy

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Ravi Shankar. Speed is the most important factor in sports or business. We all know that when determining an Olympic winner, speed can make all the difference between winning the coveted gold medal or settling for a silver or bronze. Businesses are no different. Companies that move fast […]

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