Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

How to Extract Insights from Big Data

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by Angela Guess Salil Godika of Datamation recently wrote, “While sifting through vast amounts of information can look like a lot of work, there are rewards. By reading large, disparate sets of unstructured data, one can identify connections from unrelated  data sources and find patterns. What makes this method of analysis extremely effective is that…

Thoroughly Understanding the Data Resource

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by Michael Brackett Thoroughly understanding an organization’s data resource requires a formal sequence of events and techniques that must be followed.[1] That formal sequence is represented by the Data Resource Development Cycle shown in the diagram below. The development of an organization’s data resource begins with how the organization perceives the business world according to…

2015 Trends in Business Intelligence: Self Service

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by Jelani Harper The transformation of Business Intelligence (BI) from an IT-centric, centralized process to a self-service, decentralized process is clear: According to Gartner, “By 2017, most business users and analysts in organizations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis” (Parenteau et al, 2014). Forrester’s top prediction for BI is, “Managed…

2015 Trends in NoSQL: Aspects of Integration

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by Jelani Harper Adoption rates for NoSQL database technology and its deployment are relatively modest at present; Forrester recently indicated this technology occupies 20 percent of the overall market share. However, there are a number of trends in Data Management that will further spur those adoption rates in 2015, including: A blurring of the distinction…

Top 20 Data Management Posts in 2014

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by Shannon Kempe It has become an annual tradition here at DATAVERSITY® to publish our top twenty most popular data management content for the year. What have people been reading? What’s hot and trending into the New Year? Our top twenty includes Data Blogs, Articles, News, and other formats published throughout the year. A Couple…

WEBINAR: Yosemite Project – Part 6 (VIDEO)

“Data-Driven Biomedical Research with Semantic Web Technologies” In case you missed last Friday’s webinar, Yosemite Project Part 6 “Data-Driven Biomedical Research with Semantic Web Technologies” delivered by Dr. Michel Dumontier, the recording and slides are now available (and posted below). The webinar was co-produced by SemanticWeb.com and DATAVERSITY.net and runs for one hour, including a…

Deep Learning: Get Familiar And Have Widespread Industry Impact

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by Jennifer Zaino Get ready for the big changes that Deep Learning will bring to many sectors. Machine Learning in general and Deep Learning in particular are quickly advancing concepts right now, according to Dave Sullivan, primary architect at Ersatz Labs, which provides a browser-based unified Machine Learning environment with support for Deep Learning, model…

Big Challenges in Data Modeling: You Are a Panelist, Too

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by Karen Lopez We are in the midst of planning for the Big Challenges in Data Modeling webinar series for 2015.  During the past year, we talked about big data, NoSQL, making data modeling go faster, modeling subtypes..and more. I want to ensure that the topics we cover are of interest to you — not…