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Infographic: The Attributes of a Good Chief Data Officer

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by Angela Guess Mark van Rijmenam of Smart Data Collective recently broke down the key attributes of a strong Chief Data Officer (CDO) in infographic form. He writes that the CDO “is a role that requires being able to understand all the different aspects of data. Ranging from ensuring the quality of the data (veracity)…

Neo Technology to Sponsor and Present at NoSQL Now! 2014

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by Angela Guess The NoSQL Now! 2014 Conference is under way, and DATAVERSITY is pleased to have sponsor Neo Technology in attendance. According to the company, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it will sponsor and present at NoSQL Now! in San Jose, California, taking place from August…

Speaker Spotlight: Dave Segleau on Enterprise NoSQL

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Dave Segleau, the Director of Product Management at Oracle on the topic of Enterprise NoSQL. Dave will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Enterprise Ready, Set, Go to NoSQL.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and…

How Companies Lose Money on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Marco Visibelli of Wired recently shared the ways that companies make money on Big Data, and the ways that they lose money. On the losing end, Visibelli wrote, “Companies lose money on Big Data projects as often as they gain it. Early symptoms of Big Data failure in the making vary, but…

Big Data and Wearable Tech Could Help Cure Parkinson’s Disease

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by Angela Guess Rachel King of ZDnet reports, “Wearable technology is routinely being batted around these days as the cure-all for everyday health tracking gaps, but Intel’s latest venture is taking that potential to a whole new level. The Michael J. Fox Foundation has tapped the tech giant for a collaboration with the goal of…

The Case for NoSQL in the Financial Sector

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by Angela Guess Adrian Carr, Vice President EMEA at MarkLogic recently wrote, “According to a Gartner report published in 2013, 64% of financial services firms have already either deployed or launched a big data initiative. Ovum also predicts a rapid increase in big data technology adoption with worldwide spending on management information systems in the…

DataEd Webinar: Data Management Maturity Model

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Data-Ed Online: Data Management Maturity Model from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities.  The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover…

DataEd Slides: Data Management Maturity Model

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on August 12, 2014 Data-Ed Online: Data Management Maturity Model from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording for this session, click HERE>> About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities.  The…

Sponsor Spotlight: MarkLogic and Michaline Todd on NoSQL

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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 Michaline Todd of MarkLogic, the developers of powerful, agile, and trusted Enterprise…

Hadoop Embraces the Internet of Things

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by Jelani Harper The Internet of Things (IoT) exists all around us, inside and outside of our homes, offices, cities and vehicles and includes, in addition to traditional smartphones: Smart Cities/Smart Streets: There are cities with streets that utilize smart LED lighting that reduce costs and improve safety by detecting traffic and increasing luminosity when…