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Big Data is Changing the Way We Design

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by Angela Guess Paul Papas of Wired recently wrote, “Picture an architect laboring over a blueprint, or an auto designer working out the basics of next year’s model. Once upon a time, this mental image probably included a drafting table and a clay model, but not much else. With some variation, those were creative tools…

Doing More with Your Data via Better Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Richard Jones of Experian recently wrote, “Every business under the sun has a burning desire to accomplish more with data. Customer analytics is a rapidly growing field, as companies are realizing that the more information they have about their patrons, the more they can analyze it and find actionable truths about sales…

Data-Ed Webinar: Metadata Strategies

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on November 11, 2014 Data-Ed Online Webinar: Metadata Strategies from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Good systems development often depends on multiple data management disciplines that provide a solid foundation. One of these is metadata. While much of…

Data-Ed Slides: Metadata Strategies

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on November 11, 2014 Data-Ed Online Webinar: Metadata Strategies from DATAVERSITY To view the recording On Demand, click HERE>> About the Webinar Good systems development often depends on multiple data management disciplines that provide a solid foundation. One of these is metadata. While much of the discussion…

The Business Value of Cognitive Computing

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by Jelani Harper IBM Watson occupied center stage at IBM’s recent Insight 2014 conference. As a number of speakers from diverse industries and organizations revealed at a session entitled “Putting Cognitive Computing to Work: What Will You Do with Watson?” Cognitive Computing has been primed to deliver the enterprise business value. Cognitive Computing is the…

The 4th Annual Data Governance Winter Conference: Registration, Sponsors, Speakers, and Certifications

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by Angela Guess Registration for the fourth annual Data Governance Winter Conference is now open. According to the release, “DATAVERSITY and DebTech International recently announced that the registration portal for their fourth annual Data Governance Winter Conference is now open. The conference will be held at the W Fort Lauderdale Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,…

MarkLogic Announces Professional Certification for Database Administrators and Application Developers

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports that “MarkLogic Corporation, the leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, today announced the official launch of its professional certification program for database administrators (DBAs) and application developers. NoSQL ranks as one of the fastest growing job trends and there is a strong demand for…

New NoSQL Analytics Platform from Cloud9 Charts

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Cloud9 Charts, a reporting-as-a-service company that simplifies data plumbing, analysis and visualizations from Big Data stores, today unveiled its visual analytics platform for NoSQL databases. Cloud9 Charts enables native support for querying and visualizing data from NoSQL databases directly without migration or ETL,…

Are APIs going to push legacy technology into the 21st century?

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira If you’re like me, you attend numerous IT shows (in fact, I’m writing this while attending a show right now). Although many shows are worth more for the contacts than the content, some offer valuable insights, particularly those focused on trends and directions. Those shows are almost mandatory if you…

Beyond Moneyball: How Big Data is Changing Baseball

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by Angela Guess Rick Delgado of Sport Techie recently wrote, “The amount of data being generated today is mind-blowing. In fact, one baseball game is close to generating up to 1TB of data. This is all possible thanks to new technologies dedicated to data generation, which include high-speed video equipment and even doppler radar. The technology…