Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

Emerging Analytics Applications

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by Jelani Harper The ability for the enterprise to continue to make data-based decisions is becoming increasingly reliant on analytics. At present there are four principle categories of analytics, including: Descriptive: Descriptive Analytics are historically based and utilize technologies found in conventional Business Intelligence platforms such as reporting and dashboards. Diagnostic: Diagnostic Analytics are more…

CDO Webinar: The Role of the Chief Data Officer

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This discussion occurred in a live webinar on April 1, 2014. The CDO Agenda: The Role of the Chief Data Officer from DATAVERSITY About the Webinar The recent emergence of the Chief Data Officer as a C-level role has created a surprising amount of discussion and debate. Initially prominent in the financial services industry, CDOs…

The Vital Intersection Between Science and Technology

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by Jelani Harper One of the most critical factors in effecting a viable treatment for debilitating, genetic-related diseases such as cancer is time. It takes copious amounts of time to sift through the particulars of genome sequencing to identify a driver mutation cell. It takes a substantial amount of time to identify all of the…

Featured Video: Model, Manage and Govern

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Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration Efforts Start with the DATA from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess At Enterprise Data World 2013, attendees had the opportunity to learn more about enterprise data and best practices for data integration. Matt Creason and Michael J. Briles of SAP gave a thoughtful presentation entitled Model, Manage and Govern: All Integration…

The Missing Descriptive Component

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by Michael Brackett Thoroughly understanding an organization’s data is a primary consideration for developing a high quality data resource and using that data resource to support the current and future business information demand of the organization.  A thorough understanding includes the data description, data structure, and data integrity components of the data resource.  The problem…

IBM Accelerates Big Data

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by Jelani Harper In mid-February, IBM unveiled technology that can substantially increase Internet speeds. It can do so while maintaining the existing infrastructure that enterprises already have, while consuming minimal amounts of power that are conducive to both enterprise costs and to the environment. IBM’s analog-to-digital (ADC) converter is generating a significant amount of interest…

Featured Video: Who’s Afraid of Big Data?

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Who’s Afraid of Big Data? Big Data and the Agile Architecture Revolution from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess At Enterprise Data World 2013, Jason Bloomberg gave a great presentation entitled Who’s Afraid of Big Data? Big Data and the Agile Architecture Revolution. Jason is the Chief Evangelist at EnterpriseWeb. In his session description, Jason wrote, “The quantity…

The Internet of Things: Its Impact on the Enterprise

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by Jennifer Zaino It’s hard not to bump into the Internet of Things (IoT) these days. The last few months alone have seen a flurry of activity. That list includes Google’s $3.2 billion purchase of Learning Thermostat maker Nest in a big play to advance its connected device efforts; as well as, IBM and AT&T…