Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

The Emergence of Data Science: Data Management’s New Pioneers

by Charles Roe The transformations within the Data Management industry are nothing less than phenomenal. Look back 40 or 50 years and we saw the creation of IBM’s IMS in 1966, CODASYL in 1969 that defined the early specifications for DDL and DML. The 1970s saw extensive work on relational database structures, the development of…

Big Data Trends in 2013

by Paul Williams In a similar manner as Cloud computing, the concept of Big Data spans many areas within Data Management. It is arguable that the growth of NoSQL and the Cloud is partially due to enterprises trying to deal the difficulties in weaning meaningful business information out of the mass of Big Data. In…

2013 Trends in Data as a Service and Cloud Computing

by Paul Williams One of the principal ongoing trends that touch all areas of the Data Management profession is Cloud Computing. In 2013, the Cloud’s growth will continue to persist at all levels, both business and consumer. Individual users will leverage Cloud-based storage options for music, video, and pictures, while businesses will use similar products…

Do You Know What a Year Is?

by Michael Brackett As the calendar year comes to a close, a new one begins, and the fear of a December 21, 2012, catastrophe fades away, the meaning of a year comes to mind.  Data resource managers deal with a wide variety of different years, and those different years need to be formally named and…

2013 Trends in NoSQL

by Paul Williams As 2012 transitions into 2013, the multifaceted world of NoSQL continues to expand. Current platforms and databases gain market share and renown, while new products emerge, staking out their place in this constantly changing environment. Those interested in a primer on all things making up the world of “not only” relational databases…

Data Governance Winter 2012 Conference in Review

by Jelani Harper There was plenty to sample, see, and soak up at the Data Governance Winter 2012 Conference. It was a series of panels and discussions among approximately 200 data-driven professionals from across the country held on December 3-5. Conference producers DebTech International and DATAVERSITY™ had the prescience to host the event at the…