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Characteristics of a Great Enterprise Data Modeler, Part I

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by Karen Lopez Have you been searching for an enterprise data modeler for your team? How’s that going? About as well as the Canadian Men’s Soccer Team’s chances in the World Cup? I thought so. I’m hearing from many organizations that they are having a tough time finding experienced, enterprise class data modelers. I have some…

Speaker Spotlight: Bob DuCharme on the Semantic Web

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Bob DuCharme, the Director of Digital Media Solutions at TopQuadrant. Bob will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Semantic Web Standards and the Variety “V” of Big Data.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and its…

Sponsor Spotlight: Tokutek and Dave Rosenlund on Big Data

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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 Dave Rosenlund of Tokutek, the creators of Fractal Tree™ indexing and TokuMX,…

Speaker Spotlight: Karen Lopez on Columnar Data Stores

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Karen Lopez, the Senior Project Manager and Architect at InfoAdvisors. Karen will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. Her first session is titled “Architecting for Columnar Data Stores,” and will be co-presented with Joey D’Antoni, a Solutions Architect…

Data Governance and the Little League Coach

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by Janine Joseph I believe you can find Data Governance everywhere you look. It’s not just about how we run our business at work; it’s also about how we run our lives outside of work. It’s not called Data Governance at home, but it surrounds us every day. The latest example of this for me…

August 2014 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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I receive many press releases each day containing various pieces of news companies and PR firms would like DATAVERSITY to cover. Sometimes I send them to be covered in our Data Daily News section. Sometimes I take up offers of interviewing people within the companies to dive deeper into the topic, then connect the interviewee…

DGIQ14: What You Missed If You Didn’t Visit the Exhibition Hall

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by Barbara K. Turner Last month I attended the Data Governance and Information Quality Conference. The conference is known to be the world’s largest event dedicated entirely to data governance and information quality.  In addition to an agenda filled with six tracks of conference sessions and tutorial, the conference hosted a technology forum. There was…

Big Data, Data, And Governance

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by Ian Rowlands I’m wrestling with what started out as a simple question for me, but which is becoming more complex daily as I talk to people about it. As the Big Data phenomenon has more and more of an influence on the shape and direction of the way Information Technology supports business, what does…

NoSQL != NoDataModeling, But it is Different

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by Karen Lopez I had a fabulous time last month chatting with Dan McCreary ( blog | twitter ) about NoSQL projects and data modeling. It was a follow up to my post NoSQL != NoDataModeling, where I wrote about telling the NoSQL data story.  If you missed the show, you can listen now to the…

Addressing the Big Data Talent Shortage

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by Gil Allouche Big data is growing at an enormous rate. There’s more data than ever, and there are more industries beginning to institute big data technology too. Each day there emerge more and more ways in which big data can positively affect our lives and increase effectiveness and efficiency. It’s also becoming easier and…