Enterprise Information Management

IBM Debuts New Offerings for System z

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM today announced new offerings for System z that will provide clients with a platform for the rapid development and deployment of mobile applications and the complete integration of these with their core business processes, applications and data. As part of the announcement, IBM is…

When to Delete Unnecessary Data

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by Angela Guess Paul Luehr of CFO.com recently wrote, “CFOs and accountants have heard the call to expand their big data analytical skills. With this newfangled know-how comes the promise to identify workplace efficiencies, evaluate prospective business opportunities and better understand customers. But this rosy perspective focuses only on the upside of big data. A downside lurks in the disorganized…

What to Consider When Creating a Chief Data Office

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by Angela Guess Sunil Soares and Aditya Kongara of Information Management report, “Many organizations are setting up centralized data management departments. These departments may be called Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise Information Management or the Chief Data Office. Whatever they are called, these departments are accountable for getting their organizations to treat data as an enterprise asset,…

CDO Webinar: The Role of the Chief Data Officer

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This discussion occurred in a live webinar on April 1, 2014. The CDO Agenda: The Role of the Chief Data Officer from DATAVERSITY About the Webinar The recent emergence of the Chief Data Officer as a C-level role has created a surprising amount of discussion and debate. Initially prominent in the financial services industry, CDOs…

ScaleOut Software Brings Live Analytics to Cloudera 5 With New Certification

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced certification on Cloudera 5, the latest version of Cloudera Enterprise. ScaleOut hServer® enables Hadoop MapReduce to run continuously on fast-changing data, delivering live analytics in milliseconds. Now certified with Cloudera 5, deploying ScaleOut…

Is Your Data Toxic?

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by Sue Geuens As everyone realizes, bad data equates to bad intelligence, which equates to bad decision-making and thus equates to bad things happening in your business! For example – your CEO releases your annual Financials to the press – BUT – the figures are incorrect – leaving both your organisation AND your CEO with…

Featured Video: Model, Manage and Govern

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Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration Efforts Start with the DATA from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess At Enterprise Data World 2013, attendees had the opportunity to learn more about enterprise data and best practices for data integration. Matt Creason and Michael J. Briles of SAP gave a thoughtful presentation entitled Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration…

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Tajo as a Top-Level Project

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the organization, “The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache Tajo has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the project’s community and products…