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Data Doesn’t Need to Be Governed, Employees Do

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by Angela Guess Dan Meera and Michael Nicosia of Information Management recently opined, “[Y]ou’re not governing data, you’re really governing people’s behavior. Even at the technology level, bad things happen to data because people choose to do things like copying, changing, deleting and adjusting it with little regard for others. Don’t blame them, they are…

Media Companies Stand to Make Big Bucks on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Charles Kim of Bain recently wrote for Forbes, “Executives in nearly every industry are looking for ways to reap value from analytics, but media companies may have better opportunities than most. Every song listened to, every minute of video viewed, every online page that is clicked contributes to the mountains of data…

Big Data Is Making You Healthier

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by Angela Guess James O’Brien of Mashable recently wrote, “[B]ig data is changing the scale and scope of how doctors care for patients and how caregivers and insurance companies address community-wide health issues. Consider the statistics already in play. A recent McKinsey & Company report traced the expansion of computer-based information systems, and the electronic…

The Big Data Recipe: Innovation, Optimization, and Disruption

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by Angela Guess Jason Bloomberg of Wired recently wrote, “The recipe for successful innovation: begin with a good measure of disruption. Add a heaping helping of talent, and don’t forget to mix in plenty of creativity. Finally, a pinch of intuition. Stir and bake. Recipe for innovation? Perhaps. But successful innovation? That’s another story… At…

MapR Redefines SQL-on-Hadoop with Apache Drill

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the addition of Apache Drill 0.5 to the MapR Distribution including Hadoop. Bringing next-generation ANSI SQL to Hadoop, Apache Drill provides instant, self-service data exploration across multiple data sources including…

Brady Manufactures Accurate Master Data with Stibo Systems

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of Brady reports, “Brady Corporation a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-performance identification products, has successfully implemented Stibo Systems’ Master Data Management (MDM) solution to improve the customer experience and expand on their goal of being the one-stop-shop for both products and regulatory information. By managing more than…

IBM Reveals Watson’s Next Move: Big Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of InformationWeek reports, “IBM on Tuesday announced the upcoming release of a cloud-based Watson Analytics service that promises to streamline and simplify the data-analysis process for untrained business users. Business people want to make data-driven decisions, but between the complexities of data acquisition and data cleansing, on the one hand,…

Embarcadero Announces a Major New Release of its Award-Winning Database Tools

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today announced a major new XE6 release of its award-winning portfolio of database tools, including ER/Studio, DBArtisan and Rapid SQL. The new tools enable customers to meet today’s demanding data…

NuoDB Announces Alliance With Leading Data Integrity Vendor

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports that “NuoDB, Inc., the leader in webscale distributed database technology, announced today an alliance with Guardtime, the Silicon-Valley-based inventor of Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) technology, and global leader in ensuring data integrity. NuoDB and Guardtime both focus their product strategies on innovative technology to…

NoSQL FoundationDB Launches Free SQL Add-On

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by Shannon Kempe Ori Herrnstadt from FoundationDB reports on their free SQL Layer launch add-on to their NoSQL database. Ori writes, “For those of you have followed our SQL Layer story unfolding, you knew this day was coming, and we’re pretty excited about it. After a year of hard work by the SQL team in FoundationDB’s…