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What is Cognitive Computing?

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Cognitive Computing, a subfield of Artificial Intelligence, simulates human thought processes in machines using self-learning algorithms through data mining, pattern recognition, and Natural Language Processing. These artificial environments rely on Deep Learning algorithms and neural networks to process information by comparing it to a teaching set of data. By mimicking human thought processes, computers help people […]

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What is Data Architecture?

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, What Is Featured, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Architecture “includes specifications used to describe existing state, define data requirements, guide data integration, and control data assets as put forth in a data strategy.” Data Architecture bridges business strategy and technical execution, and according the recent Trends in Data Architecture Report: “Data Architecture is as much a business decision as it is a […]

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What is Database Management?

By   /  January 1, 2018  /  Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Database Management, allows a person to organize, store and retrieve data from a computer. Database Management can also describe, the data storage, operations and security practices of a Database Administrator (DBA), throughout the life cycle of the data. Managing a database involves designing, implementing and supporting stored data, to maximize its value. Database Management Systems, […]

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What is Data Curation?

By   /  December 25, 2017  /  Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Curation, as defined by The University of Illinois’ Graduate School of Library and Information Science: “is the active and ongoing management of data through its life cycle of interest and usefulness.” Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and leader of the Data Conservancy, further breaks down Data […]

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What are Data Ethics?

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Ethics describe a code of behavior, specifically what is right and wrong, encompassing the following: Data Handling: generation, recording, curation, processing, dissemination, sharing, and use. Algorithms: AI, artificial agents, machine learning, and robots. Corresponding Practices: responsible innovation, programming, hacking, and professional codes. Data Ethics build on the foundation provided by computer and information ethics, but […]

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What is Data Governance?

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Governance is a collection of practices and processes which help to ensure the formal management of data assets within an organization. Data Governance often includes other concepts such as Data Stewardship, Data Quality, and others to help an enterprise gain better control over its data assets, including methods, technologies, and behaviors around the proper […]

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What is a Data Lake?

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

A Data Lake, is an environment where a vast amount of data of various types and structures can be ingested, stored, assessed, and analyzed. Data Lakes server many purposes, including: An environment for Data Scientists to mine and analyze data. A central storage area for raw data, with minimal, if any transformation. Alternate storage for […]

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What is Data Management?

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Management is a comprehensive collection of practices, concepts, procedures, processes, and a wide range of accompanying systems that allow for an organization to gain control of its data resources. Data Management as an overall practice is involved with the entire lifecycle of a given data asset from its original creation point to its final […]

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What is Data Modeling?

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Modeling refers to the practice of documenting software and business system design. The “modeling” of these various systems and processes often involves the use of diagrams, symbols, and textual references to represent the way the data flows through a software application or the Data Architecture within an enterprise. Data Modeling also includes practices such […]

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