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Skytree and IBM Partner to Elevate Big Data Analytics with Advanced Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Skytree, The Machine Learning Company, today announced a partnership with IBM, global leader in cutting-edge technology. The technical integration allows Skytree’s scalable, enterprise-grade machine learning platform, Skytree Infinity, to run on top of IBM PureData System for Analytics, powered by IBM Netezza technology.…

Modeling Webinar: Data Security, Data Breaches – Data Horrors

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on October 23, 2014 Big Challenges in Data Modeling Webinar: Data Security, Data Breaches – Data Horrors from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Month’s Topic Focus: Data Security, Data Breaches – Data Horrors About the Webinar We invite you to…

Modeling Slides: Data Security, Data Breaches – Data Horrors

Modeling with Graeme

This presentation was given in a live webinar on October 23, 2014 Big Challenges in Data Modeling Webinar: Data Security, Data Breaches – Data Horrors from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Month’s Topic Focus: Data Security, Data Breaches – Data Horrors About the Webinar We invite you…

Big Data Is Not the Death Knell of ETL

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by James Kobielus Data is useless if it lacks structure or if there is no opportunity to add structure downstream so that it can be processed, analyzed, and delivered into real-world applications. Structure is the contextual matrix within which data’s value is realized. It refers to the formats, schemas, models, tags, ontologies, patterns, and other…

New Round of Big Data Startups Focus on Machine Learning, AI

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson of CMO.com recently wrote, “It turns out that a vital missing ingredient in the long-sought after goal of getting machines to think like humans — artificial intelligence — has been lots and lots of data. Last week, at the O’Reilly Strata + Hadoop World Conference in New York, Salesforce.com’s head…

“Open Source” Doesn’t Mean Less Competitive

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of InfoWorld recently wrote, “Given the absence of an outside enemy, it’s likely that open source will turn on itself… Most software is neither open source nor licensed. Instead, it’s built within banks and other enterprises for internal use and never shared with anyone beyond the four walls of the…

Putting the DATA Act to Good Use

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by Angela Guess Jennifer Belissent of Forrester Research recently wrote for NextGov, “The full promise of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act Act — DATA Act for short — won’t be realized anytime soon. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Many agencies are in no position to comply just yet. According to a recent…

Why Your Organization Needs a Chief Data Officer

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by Angela Guess Thornton May of Forbes recently wrote, “Organizational theorists posit that modern enterprises can be viewed as a portfolio of projects.  Each of those projects uses data.  A key reason many organizations need a Chief Data Officer is that how data is treated and the data management tools used on these projects can…