Data Topics

DATAVERSITY is a data information leader, providing the latest data management information and other data strategy and semantic technology news.

Data Governance for the Internet of Things

data

by Angela Guess Ben Rossi recently wrote for Information Age, “A recent survey of information professionals, by Iron Mountain and AIIM, revealed that a third of businesses have yet to allocate content responsibility for instant messaging (39%), mobile (32%), social media (28%) and cloud-sharing (33%). But close to one in ten respondents said their organisations…

CDO Vision: What is the Vision of the Chief Data Officer? Part 2

CDO Vision

by Jennifer Zaino In this article, we continue our discussion of the role of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) [view Part 1 here]: what practitioners and experts think about it, what is driving companies to enable the function, and more. These issues all were covered during the recent DATAVERSITY CDOvision 2015 Conference at Enterprise Data…

Why Your Business Needs a Big Data Strategy

str

by Angela Guess David A. Kelly of Teradata recently wrote in Forbes, “Whether you fully believe the hype or not, big data will continue to have a fundamental impact on your business over the next few years. Yet jumping on the big data bandwagon can backfire in a very expensive way without a concise blueprint…

The CIO, the CMO, and NoSQL

nosql-databases

by Angela Guess Ian White recently wrote for IT Pro Portal, “In 2015, both the CIO and the CMO share the same fundamental challenge – effective information management… Both CMOs and CIOs need a solid foundation to work together. NoSQL databases do just that. Not having a pre-defined columnar schema allows for much more flexibility.…

ISACA is First to Combine Skills-based Cybersecurity Training With Performance-based Exams

isa

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the organization reports, “ISACA today introduced a portfolio of new cybersecurity certifications that are the first to combine skills-based training with performance-based exams and certifications. The seven new Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) certifications help professionals build and evolve their careers in a constantly changing field and help close…

Can Berg Cure Cancer with Artificial Intelligence?

can

by Angela Guess Writing for Fortune, Cyrus Sanati recently asked, “Could we be just two or three years away from curing cancer? Niven Narain, the president of Berg, a small Boston-based biotech firm, says that may very well be the case. With funding from billionaire real-estate tycoon Carl Berg as well as from Mitch Gray,…

Machine Learning Is the Next Frontier of Big Data Innovation

fro

by Angela Guess Andrew Brust recently wrote for ZDnet, “Machine learning is the next frontier in Big Data innovation. And the cloud is the next frontier within that frontier. Almost five years ago, Google launched its Prediction API cloud-based machine learning service. This past July, Microsoft launched its Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service as…

Data-Ed Webinar: Data Governance Strategies

Data-Ed Thumbnail

This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 14, 2015 Data-Ed Online Webinar: Data Governance Strategies from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The data governance function exercises authority and control over the management of your mission critical assets and guides how all other data…

Data-Ed Slides: Data Governance Strategies

Data-Ed Thumbnail

This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 14, 2015 Data-Ed Online Webinar: Data Governance Strategies from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The data governance function exercises authority and control over the management of your mission critical assets and guides how all other…

Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory-Compliance-x300

by Jelani Harper Regulatory compliance is increasing—both horizontally and vertically. The common perception is that compliance is an integral part of heavily regulated financial, health care, and government industries. Such a regulatory atmosphere also includes the management, storage, access, and lineage of data, and is a part of the maintenance of electronic records across verticals…