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Collibra Releases Data Governance Center 4.0

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “The launch of Collibra’s Data Governance Center is a groundbreaking change in the Data Management space. Collibra’s Data Governance Center is a web-based solution for Business and IT Data Stewards working together to control and manage data. As a workflow based Data Governance engine…

MongoDB Hopes to Reach Beyond Developers with Enterprise Edition

by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports, “MongoDB may be the most popular NoSQL database out there. Demand for the open source database is growing faster than every job skill other than HTML5, according to job search site Indeed.com… Part of the attraction is that it’s open source, meaning the software code behind it is…

Concurrent Raises $4M in Series A Funding

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Concurrent, Inc., the enterprise Big Data application platform company, today announced it has raised $4 million in Series A funding. The investment, led by True Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners, will be used to fuel product development, grow the core team and further deliver…

What’s The Problem with Big Metadata?

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by Ian Rowlands I’m returning to a theme that was one of the motivations for starting blogging with Dataversity. How come so many metadata programs get off the ground, do well for a while and then wither on the vine? I’ve been focused recently on the issues surrounding what I think of as projects on…

Featured Video: What’s with All the Buzz for Canonical Messaging?

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What’s with all the Buzz for Canonical Messaging? from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess Dan McCreary led an excellent lightning session at last year’s Enterprise Data World Conference in San Diego. McCreary is a Principal at Kelly-McCreary & Associates and his session was titled What’s with All the Buzz for Canonical Messaging? In his description of…

More Data Analysts Needed For Years to Come

by Angela Guess Tom Groenfeldt of Forbes reports, “Although technology companies like Teradata and SAS are making data easier to use, business will need well-educated analysts for years to come, according to Jerry Oglesby, senior director for global academic and certification programs at SAS, the global analytics specialist. In my recent piece about Teradata Aster, I noted their assertion…

IBM Completes Acquisition of Star Analytics

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “International Business Machines Corp. said Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of the software portfolio of Star Analytics, Inc., a privately held business analytics company headquartered in Redwood City, California. Financial terms were not disclosed. The combination of IBM and Star Analytics’ software will further advance IBM’s…

Embarcadero Launches Governance-Ready Data Management Platform

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today announced Embarcadero DB PowerStudio® XE3.5, the latest release of the company’s award-winning database management and development platform. DB PowerStudio XE3.5 is a key component of Embarcadero’s new metadata governance…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Mike Jennings on Data Governance

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 Mike Jennings, the Director of Data Governance & Enterprise Architecture at Walgreens.…

Big Data & Cloud Computing: Better Together

by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of Forbes recently wrote, “Big data is the new cloud computing.This sentiment was recently expressed in an interview with Motley Fool analyst Tim Byers, who analyzed the zeitgeist coming out of the South-by-Southwest (SXSW) conference and observed that cloud computing and big data were now one in the same phenomena, converging on enterprises of…