Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

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…

Data Modeling Co. Anaplan Raises $33M

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by Angela Guess Leena Rao of TechCrunch reports, “After acquiring Vue Analytics, Anaplan, which provides a cloud-based solution for businesses to model and plan for sales, operations, and finance; is announcing $30 million in new funding led by Meritech Capital with existing investors Granite Ventures and Shasta Ventures participating. We’ve also learned that Anaplan will be closing…

IBM and UCLA Use Big Data to Help Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM, and Excel Medical Electronics (EME) are collaborating with the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery to test the effectiveness of a real-time alarm intended to predict rising brain pressure in patients with traumatic brain injuries. The experimental system uses big data analytics software developed by…

Is Big Data Changing What We Eat?

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by Angela Guess Ana Andreescu of Smart Data Collective reports, “Remember the old saying, ‘You are what you eat’? Big data is changing that proposition to ‘You analyze what you eat.’ From food safety to trends in restaurant dishes, data analysis is changing the way we manufacture food, track our diets and serve our dishes.…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – Privacy Compliance

Big Challenges in Data Modeling: Data Modeling for Privacy Compliance from DATAVERSITY   This Month’s Topic Focus: Data Modeling for Privacy Compliance   About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Karen Lopez. Join Karen and two or more expert panelists…

Sponsor Spotlight Column: SAP on Information Management

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 SAP, the developers of Sybase Power Designer and many other prominent enterprise…

Speaker Spotlight Column: An Interview with David Hay

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 David Hay, the President of Essential Strategies, Inc. David will be giving a…