Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

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…

The Big Data Challenges Facing Facebook’s Graph Search Team

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by Angela Guess Zach Miners of Network World reports, “Facebook’s engineers have many challenges ahead of them as they work to scale up Graph Search, the sites new social search tool. One stumbling block: an over-abundance of data to sift through. Take the example of searching for Japanese restaurants in New York City liked by…

Did Big Data Analytics Help Obama Win?

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by Angela Guess Andrew Lampitt of Info World reports, “You may have heard how statistical wizard Nate Silver predicted the electoral votes for each state in the 2012 presidential election, showing that raw data crunching of polls is much more reliable than traditional punditry. What you probably haven’t heard is how the Obama campaign built a 100-strong…