Enterprise Information Management

Speaker Spotlight Column: Mikitaka Hayaski on Data Governance

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Mikitaka Hayaski, the Data Integration Manager at JGC Corporation. Mikitaka will be…

SAS Survey Finds Lack of Big Data Implementation

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by Angela Guess A study out of SAS demonstrates a lack of understanding surrounding Big Data. The article states, “Despite industry hype, most organizations have yet to develop and implement a big data strategy. Business analytics leader SAS and SourceMedia surveyed 339 data management professionals about their organizations’ use of data management technology. The results show few…

How Information Technology is Changing Business

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by Angela Guess Greg Satell of Forbes recently discussed how data and tech trends are changing the face of business. He writes, “When Clayton Christensen was a newly minted professor at Harvard Business School and began his famous study of why companies fail, he took an unusual approach. He didn’t want to look just at any companies, but at…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Susan Earley on Big Data

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Susan Earley, the Senior Data Architect at Sears Holdings. Susan will be…

Don’t Go in to Big Data Blind: 5 Tips for Getting Started

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by Angela Guess Bob Violino of InfoWorld warns that Big Data can be a great asset to a company, but it’s not an initiative that should be jumped into without proper preparation. He writes, “Big data has arrived as a big business initiative. But the hip, experimental, ad hoc veneer of blending data streams to…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Donald Farmer on BI

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Donald Farmer, the Vice President of Product Management at QlikTech. Donald will…

IT as a Service?

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by Angela Guess Bart Copeland of GigaOM recently shared his thoughts on what IT departments need to do to redefine themselves in this new era of BYOD. He writes, “Today’s IT departments face an identity crisis. Technology is an integral part of every single business process, and has come to dominate the lives of consumers…

IBM Announces Winners of Master the Mainframe Contest

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by Angela Guess Darryl Taft of eWeek reports, “IBM has announced the winners of its 2012 Master the Mainframe contest, which is part of the company’s effort to prepare a new generation of workers with skills for the mainframe as it continues to evolve. IBM’s Master the Mainframe Contest, part of the company’s Academic Initiative,…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Enda Ridge on Guerilla Analytics

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Enda Ridge. Enda will be giving a presentation with Edward Curry at…