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9 MDM Trends to Follow

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by Angela Guess Joe Panettieri reports for Information Management, “Even as the Master Data Management (MDM) market matures, major industry shifts continue to unfold. Those shifts could redefine how organizations tackle data governance, customer service, supply chain management and other key business issues. Here are nine MDM trends customers must navigate, according to Aaron Zornes,…

Maintaining the Provenance of Your Big Data

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by Angela Guess Margaret Harrist of Oracle recently wrote in Forbes, “Thirty years ago, a con man named John Drewe pulled off what might be the most elaborate and damaging art fraud of the twentieth century. He befriended and persuaded a talented painter named John Myatt to create forgeries of famous works of art, and…

10 Emerging Big Data Vendors to Watch

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by Angela Guess Rick Whiting recently wrote for CRN.com, “Startups developing technology for collecting, analyzing and managing big data make up a disproportionate number of the companies on this year’s CRN list of emerging vendors. That’s not so surprising when you consider that big data is one of the hottest segments of the IT industry…

Real Time Data Science and the DIKW Pyramid

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by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote for TechRepublic, “A client asked me to run a weeklong workshop in Houston, Texas. When the workshop ended, I went straight from my client’s office to the airport with the help of Google Maps… The app was able to calculate the quickest route in real time based on…

How Can You Tell Good Data from Bad Data?

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by Angela Guess Lisa Wirthman of CenturyLink recently wrote in Forbes, “In this age of big data, business leaders have access to unprecedented amounts of information about their customers, markets and industry. But how can they tell the good data—information that’s accurate, relevant and free from bias—from the bad? Here are some tips for how…

Nvidia Offering Free Online Course on Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess Writing for Tom’s Hardware, Kevin Carbotte reports that last week Nvidia began hosting “a free bi-weekly instructor-led course on deep learning. The introductory course will include a combination of interactive lectures and hand-on exercises, as well as a one-hour Q&A the week following each class. Deep learning is a form of artificial…

Deep Genomics Will Use Deep Learning to Study Human Gene Mutations

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by Angela Guess Richard Moss recently reported for Gizmag.com, “Deep learning has already had a huge impact on computer vision and speech recognition, and it’s making inroads in areas as computer-unfriendly as cooking. Now a new startup led by University of Toronto professor Brendan Frey wants to cause similar reverberations in genomic medicine. Deep Genomics…

8 Goals for Your Master Data Management Program

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Joe Panettieri recently asked, “How can your organization begin to wrap its arms around master data management? Some key clues emerged at the MDM & Data Governance Summit in San Francisco today.  Consider the situation at Cargill Inc. — the 150-year-old provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial…