Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

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…

Big Data & Marketing: New Partnerships

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by Angela Guess Paul Gillin of BtoB Online recently proclaimed that Big Data demands new alliances. He explains, “Back in the 1990s a lot of technology conferences sprouted up around the theme of information technology as a competitive advantage. IT was expected to drive operational efficiencies that separated the leaders from the laggards. That thinking…

What Will the Tableau IPO Do for Data Visualisation?

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by Angela Guess Barb Darrow of GigaOM reports, “When Tableau Software’s IPO actually happens, it could validate — or poke a hole in — the hype bubbling up around data visualization, a market segment some experts predict will hit $51 billion within three years. Tuesday, Seattle-based Tableau filed for an IPO with an initial “placeholder” value of up to $150…

Big Data is Aids Government, Police Departments

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by Angela Guess Merrill Douglas of Government Technology reports, “Cheaper storage and more powerful analytic tools are making big data an increasingly viable concept for the public sector. Some police departments, for example, already mine high-volume, high-variety, high-velocity data sources to support predictive policing. Public officials also hope to deploy big data in public health,…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Building a Stronger Team – Data Modelers and Developers

Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Building a Stronger Team – Data Modelers and Developers from DATAVERSITY   This Month’s Topic Focus: Building a Stronger Team – Data Modelers and Developers   About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Karen…

Improving Cancer Patient Care with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Camille Bautista of Mashable reports, “The American Society of Clinical Oncology is looking to further personalize and improve cancer care by tapping into data from millions of patients around the nation. The organization completed the prototype for CancerLinQ, a ‘learning health system’ that collects and analyzes anonymous patient information to provide immediate feedback…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Missy Wittmann on Logical Data Models

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 Missy Wittmann, an Information Modeling Engineer Specialist at American Family Insurance, and…

Avoiding Asset Failure with IBM Predictive Analytics

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by Angela Guess A new article out of IBM reports, “Through IBM’s predictive analytics software and business consulting services, the new solution harnesses big data from instrumented assets and identifies irregularities in the manufacturing process, spots product irregularities, and forecasts a range of asset performance risks before a problem ever arises. Operating, maintaining, and managing…