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What is Data Intelligence?

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

Just as a business must be effective in monitoring and managing finances, it also needs Data Intelligence capabilities to monitor and manage its data assets. Data Intelligence, describes discovering, understanding, and governing data so that the business gets the maximum value in its investment of data with the minimum risk. This can also mean a […]

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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 Migration?

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Migration describes transferring data between storage types, formats or computer systems with as little change as possible. Due to acquisitions, relocation, or outgrowing a current system, companies find the need to migrate data. More than just a “lift and shift” approach, good  Data Migration catalyzes rethinking of Data Strategy and Data Architecture through: Upgrading […]

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What is Data Mining?

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Mining is an older (and now allied) subset of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence that deals with large data sets. It uses pattern recognition technologies with statistical and mathematical techniques to forecast business trends and find useful patterns. “Data Mining is also known as Knowledge Discovery in Data (KDD).”  A component of Data Mining, […]

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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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What is Data Preparation?

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  Data Education, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Preparation describes the process of getting data ready for use in Analytics. In the past, Data Preparation was a time-consuming task handled by the IT team, involving “Data Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL), access to Data Warehouses and Data Marts, and lots of complicated massaging and manipulation of data across other data sources,” says Kartik […]

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What is Data Quality?

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Quality (DQ) as stated in the DAMA International, Data Management Book of Knowledge “Refers to both the characteristics associated with … and to the processes used to measure or improve the quality of data.” Data is considered high quality to the degree it is fit for the purposes data consumers want to apply it. […]

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What are Data Regulations?

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management, What is...?  /  No Comments

Data Regulations describe policies and laws ensuring that processed data is shared or governed appropriately, where the right data assets go to the right place at the right time. Data Regulation falls under the umbrella of Data Governance. Advances in technology, such as Cloud Computing, allow individual’s or company’s data to be stored cheaply and […]

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