Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

Featured Video: Elegance – A New Approach to Enterprise Modeling

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Elegance: A New Approach to Enterprise Modeling from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess As Enterprise Data World 2013 rolls along, those of us who couldn’t make it to the conference can still enjoy great content from last year’s event. This week’s video presentation comes from Dave McComb, President of Semantic Arts. His presentation last year was…

The Proof of Value in Big Data

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by Angela Guess Paul Thorley of CIO.com reports, “Capgemini’s 2012 global survey on big data, commissioned by the Economic Intelligence Unit, covered 607 executives around the world (25 per cent in the Asia-Pacific region), and found that the majority of respondents (54 per cent) say that management decisions based purely on intuition or experience are…

Your GPA Matters Less Than Your Big Data to Employers

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by Angela Guess Max Nisen of Business Insider reports, “Increasingly, recruiters and managers are going beyond the resume and evaluations and turning to Big Data. That means a lot of old practices for evaluating people and stereotypes about who succeeds are falling apart. Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Graham Witt on Data Modeling

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 Graham Witt, the Associate Director at Ajilon. Graham will be giving a…

Fighting Diabetes with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Fred Pennic of HIT Consultant reports, “25.8 million Americans have diabetes with 79 million diagnosed as pre-diabetic according to the CDC. That’s 1 in every 4 Americans. To solve a problem this huge, a new level of disruptive innovation driven is needed using big data and design to change the lives of millions…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Erik van de Velde on Data Modeling

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 Erik van der Velde, the Program Manager Data Governance at UMCG. Erik…

Data Shape Matters, Not Just Size

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by Angela Guess Amir Halfon of Finextra recently wrote, “Data is at the center of most challenges facing our industry today, with business drivers such as new regulations, aggregated risk management, and deep customer insight all having critical data management implications. The term Big Data has become a common way to describe this, and while…

Featured Video: Data Modeling with the UML

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Data Modeling With the UML from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess The last Enterprise Data World Conference in San Diego featured a number of compelling talks, including the presentation given by Michael Blaha, a Consultant at Modelsoft Consulting Corp. Michael spoke about Data Modeling with the UML. Attendees of the presentation found the presentation to be…

Blending the Doctor’s Office with Information Technology

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by Angela Guess Ki Mae Heussner of GigaOM recently shared the story of MDRevolution, an experiment in combining doctor’s offices with data technology. Heussner writes, “I was at MDRevolution’s La Jolla, Calif., office about a month ago, sitting in on a consultation as a patient huffed away on a treadmill… I felt like I was in a…