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Blockchain Uses Multiply with New Database Innovations

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Blockchain is still considered new technology, best known for supporting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. But Blockchain can provide security for a variety of purposes, ranging from privacy controls on medical records to preventing vote tampering. Ultimately, Blockchain is a secure, encrypted database of agreements. Blockchain serves as a bookkeeping/contract platform which is incorruptible […]

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A Brief History of Analytics

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Historically speaking, a simple definition of Analytics is “the study of analysis.” A more useful, more modern description would suggest “Data Analytics” is an important tool for gaining business insights and providing tailored responses to customers. Data Analytics, sometimes abbreviated to “Analytics,” has become increasingly important for organizations of all sizes. The practice of Data […]

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How Can the Chief Data Officer Facilitate Data Literacy and Data Democracy?

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Strategy Articles, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  1 Comment

“Data Literacy: It’s all about how to get people in an organization engaged so that they can make decisions and take actions that can collectively drive better decision-making,” said Harald Smith, Director of Product Management at Syncsort. Smith is a strong proponent of Data Democracy. “Data Democratization” is the idea that digital information should be […]

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Building an Effective Data Science Team

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Dr. Cindi Thompson considers Data Scientists to be raccoons: “Raccoons are both smart and dangerous, and that’s kind of the way we think about Data Scientists.” Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Analytics Online 2017 Conference, in her presentation titled “How to Get the Most Value from Data Science Teams” Thompson said, “Raccoons have that desire […]

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Data Strategy Needs to Include a Robust Data Architecture

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Strategy Articles, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

In the digital era, data is the lifeblood of businesses; data piling up from various customer or operational touch-points have to be efficiently collected and managed for a business to thrive and prosper. In short, Enterprise Data Management (EDM) impacts all core business functions like HR, CRM, ERP, or Supply Chain. In such a scenario, […]

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So You Want to be a Big Data Analyst?

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

With the increasing use of Big Data by organizations in every field, the need for Big Data Analysts will continue to grow. Big Data Analysts examine vast amounts of varied data. They uncover hidden patterns, customer preferences, and market trends. One of the primary differences between a Big Data Analyst and a Data Scientist is […]

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Case Study: Data Virtualization Seasons the Machine Learning and Blockchain Landscape for McCormick

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Food flavoring giant McCormick is spicing things by adopting Data Virtualization for a number of its key projects including the deployment of Machine Learning techniques and a Blockchain collaboration program with a prominent retailer as part of a plan to better control food quality. In a recent DATAVERSITY® interview with Terry Moon, an Information Architect […]

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Improving Self-Service Analytics by Harnessing the Data Swarm

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

“Self-Service Analytics is great because it empowers business people,” said Frank Moreno, VP of Worldwide Marketing at Datawatch. But as the trend has taken off, so have disconnected data silos that create challenges in understanding Data Provenance, modifications, and currency. So, as business users worked with reporting or visualization tools such as Tableau, there often […]

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Blockchain Offers Internet of Things Data Quality and Data Security

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The rapid advances of Blockchain technology and the Internet of Things are changing how business on the internet gets done. Blockchain provides superior Data Security and Data Quality and, as a consequence, is changing the way people approach Big Data. This can be quite useful, as security remains a primary concern for Internet of Things […]

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