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Say No More: Verbal Data Models

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. ”Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more”. Says British Eric Idle in the third Monty Python’s Flying Circus episode, “How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away” from 1969. Indeed, it should not be necessary to say more, once […]

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So, What is GDPR, and Why Should Your Customers Care?

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Richard Macaskill. We all know GDPR is on the way and, to date, most of the articles have been industry-focused, talking about the affect it will have on companies and organizations that gather, hold and process data. I recently wrote about why DBAs should care about it, and advised that […]

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How Blockchain Can be Used to Secure Sensitive Data Storage

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  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 Mary Ann Callahan. Data Security is no longer a luxury or an afterthought. With so much of our private, personal, and sensitive information being stored and transmitted online, tight security and privacy are now necessities for everyone. But, just as more of our lives are going online, we are […]

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SAS, R, and Python for Analytics

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science 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 Steve Miller. I did a short consulting gig last year with a company that was building an analytic app driven largely from a web-based data repository. The data were stored as a collection of SAS data sets which “customers” would subset by uploading SAS data step and proc SQL […]

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Privacy Impact Assessments: Why and When to Do Them

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. What is a Privacy Impact Assessment? A Privacy Impact Assessment, or PIA, is an analysis of how personally identifiable information (PII) is collected, used, shared, and maintained. Why do it?  If your organization needs to comply with the GDPR, a PIA will demonstrate that program managers and system […]

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Knowledge Maps: Structure Versus Meaning

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  4 Comments

Click to learn more about author John Singer. We are at an inflection point in the process of designing and building computerized systems.  Let’s be honest – even with the explosion of new data technologies we are still building the same unit record processing systems from the 60’s, although with a bit more sophistication than an […]

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My Last Blog: Data Models, SQL, UML, and Database Design

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  2 Comments

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This will be the last blog I write for DATAVERSITY® as I am dealing with health issues. I have cancer but am fortunate to be receiving excellent medical care. With treatment my prognosis is good, but this affects my free time. Hence this will be my last […]

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Politics, Luck, Bayes Theorem, and Base Rates

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. My wife gave me a stern warning before we headed out to a suburban neighbor’s Super Bowl party early this year: avoid “spirited” political discussion or else. Actually, I’d already self-forewarned, the memory of  being in the center of a blue vs red imbroglio several years ago […]

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Ways to Optimize your SQL Database

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Chirag Thumar. Structured Query Language or SQL is considered the standard language for database management systems used to correspond with a database, either to update on or retrieve data from a database. The SQL is very simple to run and user-efficient, as the commands have a simple syntax. But then, the efficiency of the SQL […]

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Simplify with Software Usage and Compliance Analytics

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Blogs, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Victor DeMarines. Likely, in some trade show, meeting or some other PowerPoint-driven conversation, you’ve come across this quote attributed to Albert Einstein: “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” (Perhaps, you’ve even silently wished the person giving the presentation had taken the advice they dispensed […]

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