Enterprise Information Management

So You Want to be a Java Engineer?

by Jody Ray Bennett In today’s technology-driven market, programming languages are big business.  Being able to successfully write code offers companies the advantage of reaching a wider consumer base through the Internet.  The easier a program is to navigate, the more apt users are to return and utilize the programs offered by a business.  Of…

Business Involvement in Data Governance

by Angela Guess Craig Stedman of Search Data Management recently interviewed Danette McGilvray, President and Principal of Granite Falls Consulting regarding Data Governance best practices. Asked how important it is for the business to get involved in DG, McGilvray responded, “The short answer is that it’s very important. The caveat I’m going to make on…

RWDG Webinar: Master Data Management & Data Governance

Real-World Data Governance: Master Data Management & Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this recording, click HERE. About the Presentation There are many tools on the market that enable organizations to address their MDM and DG concerns.  The challenge facing many organizations is to bring these two disciplines and the tools…

RWDG Slides: Master Data Management & Data Governance

Real-World Data Governance: Master Data Management & Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE.   About the Presentation There are many tools on the market that enable organizations to address their MDM and DG concerns.  The challenge facing many organizations is to bring these two disciplines and the tools…

Open Data is Driving Enhanced Data Management Practices in Government

Rod MacPherson

by Rod MacPherson I recently hosted an Executive Breakfast Seminar on Open Data in Ottawa, Canada and was pleasantly surprised by the greater than expected turnout by senior government personnel wanting to learn more about the risk, challenges, opportunities and benefits of Canada’s Open Government Action Plan.  (see data.gc.ca) Like many other jurisdictions, including 30…

Where Are All the Data Scientists?

by Angela Guess Josette Rigsby of CMSWire reports that a new Jaspersoft study further underscores the current lack of skilled data scientists. She writes, “Business intelligence platform provider Jaspersoft has released a new survey that examines how companies across the globe are using big data analytics… The data shows 62 percent of respondents plan to implement big…

The Cloud: Cost of Ownership

by Angela Guess Werner Vogels of All Things Distributed has written a piece discussing the total cost of ownership and return on agility of cloud-based solutions. He writes, “In the many meetings with customers in which I have done a deep dive on their architecture and applications to help them create an accurate cost picture,…

Big Data Survey Highlights Potential, Challenges

by Angela Guess RainStor has completed a new survey which “provides greater insight on how large enterprises are adopting technology to better manage and analyze Big Data. Sponsored by RainStor, the results comprise responses from senior-level executives from a range of industry sectors including banking, financial services, communications and manufacturing.” Some of the most significant…

DataEd Webinar: Structuring Your Unstructured Data: Document & Content Management

Data-Ed Online: Structuring Your Unstructured Data Document & Content Management from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. About the Presentation Non-tabular data plays an increasing role in organizations.  While we are still far away from automated content comprehension, increasingly sophisticated technologies are extending our data management capabilities into more critical…

Slides: Structuring Your Unstructured Data: Document & Content Management

Data-Ed Online: Structuring Your Unstructured Data Document & Content Management from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. About the Presentation Non-tabular data plays an increasing role in organizations.  While we are still far away from automated content comprehension, increasingly sophisticated technologies are extending our data management capabilities into more critical and…