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Data Job of the Day: Director, Data Governance

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by Angela Guess AutoTrader.com is looking for a Director of Data Governance in Atlanta, GA. The post states, “AutoTrader.com is looking for a director of data governance. The Data Governance director is primarily responsible for building and running a business-centric data governance function at AutoTrader.com. This position will manage the manager, tag management, and help…

Announcing the Semantic Computing Consortium in Southern California

A collaborative initiative by the three University of California campuses in Southern California (Los Angeles, San Diego, and Irvine) has been announced. UCLA, UCSD, and UCI are coming together for the first time to form a semantic Computing Consortium. The intent of the consortium will be to ally Semantics from both the Industry/Commercial and Academic…

Five Sexy Features of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Jake Neeley of VPS.net recently shared five of NoSQL’s most attractive features. He writes, “NoSQL has been a buzzword of sorts for over two years as the technology has evolved and allowed programmers the ability to execute database management tasks with more ease and efficiency. While the features are not without critics and…

Federated Media Uses Aerospike’s NoSQL Database to Power Third Largest Ad Network

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by Angela Guess Federated Media and Aerospike report, “Competing for attention on the content-saturated Web is no small task, particularly for independent publishers without the expansive resources of large media companies and major service platforms. Federated Media Publishing, which provides advertising services, audience analytics, and reader engagement tools to more than 145,000 sites, is helping…

A Look Inside IBM InfoSphere

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by Angela Guess Sunil Soares has published a new eBook entitled IBM InfoSphere: A Platform for Big Data Governance and Process Data Governance. The full book is available for download here. The abstract states, “Governance has taken a backseat to the analytics and technologies associated with big data. However, as big data projects become mainstream,…

Big Data Job of the Day: Director, Information Architecture

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by Angela Guess Merck is looking for a Director of Information Architecture in Rahway, NJ. The post states, “The Director, Information Architecture, drives the strategic information needs of Global Clinical Development (GCD) and Global Clinical Development IT (GCD IT) including related Health Information Technology (HIT) while balancing the near and long term needs. The incumbent…

Speaker Spotlight Column: An Interview with David Hay

by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed David Hay, the President of Essential Strategies, Inc. David will be giving a…

Practical Tips for Better Data Management in Any Company

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by Angela Guess Grant Davis of the Smart Data Collective recently shared a number of practical ways that businesses can improve their data management. The first tip: Recycle the paper. He writes, “There is no need to continue the use of shipment forms or other paper documents when filing information. It’s a sad reality, but…

Data Governance for Better MDM

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by Angela Guess Kelle O’Neal of B-eye-Network recently discussed the practical aspects of setting up a Data Governance program that will lead to Master Data Management success. She writes, “During the requirements gathering phase of a master data management (MDM) implementation, the data governance organization (DGO) is involved in defining the scope of requirements for…