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Why Your Business Needs E-Discovery And Information Governance

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by Angela Guess Bassam Zarkout of CMS Wire recently wrote, “The difference between e-discovery and information governance is the difference between reactive and proactive. When documents shifted to digital format, companies needed a solution to help find and identify the electronically stored information necessary for legal procedures. Enter e-discovery. E-discovery allows companies to identify information assets,…

Talend Introduces the Big Data Sandbox to Accelerate Adoption of Big Data

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Talend, the global big data integration software leader, today announced the availability of the Talend Big Data Sandbox, a pre-configured virtual environment designed to quickly get big data projects off the ground through real-world use cases and interactive learning tools. Big data projects often start…

Oracle Unveils Big Data SQL

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by Angela Guess Rachel King of ZDNet reports, “Hadoop continues to operate as a looming influence in the world of big data, and that holds true with the unveiling of the next step in Oracle’s big data roadmap. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-headquartered corporation introduced Oracle Big Data SQL, SQL-based software streamlining data running between the Oracle Database…

Semarchy Unveils Convergence for MDM 3.0

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports that “Semarchy, the Data Convergence Company announced today the release of Semarchy Convergence for MDM™ 3.0, dramatically improving the previous version for an even more effective way to drive value from consolidated master data. Convergence for MDM™ 3.0 takes Semarchy’s Evolutionary MDM™ to a new…

The Most Common Big Data Management Issues (And Their Solutions)

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by Angela Guess Jason Bowden of Business2Community recently wrote, “Business studies revealed that few companies are ready to use big data for business. Managing unstructured data also makes it more complex and difficult to manage big data within organizations. Small and big business enterprises are often tempted to jump the gun and trigger a massive big data…

The 3 Companies that Stand to Profit Most from Big Data

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by Angela Guess   Piyush Arora of The Motley Fool reports, “Owing to the gradual rise in global Internet penetration, and the shift to higher-resolution media content, the big data and analytics industry has been on a tear lately. IDC estimates that the industry — worth about $14.26 billion in 2014 — will expand approximately 66%…

Rosslyn Analytics Sets New Standard for Easy Self-Service Spend Analytics in the Cloud

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “In a technological breakthrough, Rosslyn Analytics today announced the release of a new cloud-based self-service spend analytics app that gives finance and procurement professionals the control to identify bottom-line savings and monitor supply chain risks without relying on overstretched IT resources. Today’s news comes on the back of…

Making Big Data More Available and Useful to Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess John Gorssmann of the New York Times reports, “In 2010, just 1.7 percent of small businesses were using business intelligence software, according to a survey of companies with fewer than 100 employees conducted by IDC, whose analysts provide information technology advice to businesses small and large. By last year, 9.2 percent had adopted such…

Determining the ROI of Your Data Governance

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by Angela Guess IT Business Edge recently put together a slideshow to help businesses determine the ROI of their Information Governance initiatives. The website writes, “Information governance is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, processes and controls implemented to manage information. Gartner states that ‘the goal of information governance is to ensure compliance with laws and…