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Creating a Talent Pool for Big Data

by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times reports, “Companies without enough data scientists, meet lots of analysts willing to take your work. EMC’s Greenplum division, which makes data analytics software, is joining forces with Kaggle, a company that finds and deploys people good at statistical inference, to produce a kind of Big Data…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Director, Data Science

by Angela Guess Standard & Poor’s is looking for a Director of Data Science in New York, NY. According to the post, “S&P Capital IQ is searching for a Director, Data Science to help grow Capital IQ, a leading provider of data and analytics for global financial professionals. As a member of the Capital IQ…

Data Job of the Day: MDM Services Manager

by Angela Guess Union Bank is looking for a Master Data Management Services Manager in Monterey Park, CA. The post states, “Reporting to SVP, Group Technology Manager, responsible for the day to day management of the Enterprise Master Data Management (MDM) Services provided by the IT Group.  Responsible for MDM definition, development, operation and management…

Informatica SVP Dennis Moore on MDM

by Angela Guess Ian Murphy of Data Informed recently interviewed Informatica SVP Dennis Moore regarding the keys to successful Master Data Management. He writes, “Companies looking to extract value from their data need to first think about creating an environment where business data is clean and workable. Dirty data leads to questionable results. But IT…

YarcData Announces uRiKA Fall 2012 Release

by Angela Guess YarcData, a company that provides Big Data graph analytics solutions, has announced the uRiKA Fall 2012 Release: “a major upgrade to its uRiKA Big Data appliance for graph analytics. YarcData’s uRiKA appliance enables real-time discovery of unknown and hidden information, such as patterns in Big Data, empowering business decision makers with rapid…

IBM Announces Winners of Watson Academic Case Competition

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of IBM, “Cornell University and IBM today announced the winners of the second Watson Academic Case Competition. The contest helps students build skills in analytics, big data and cognitive computing by identifying new ideas for applying IBM Watson to solve societal and business challenges. With a 48…

Data Job of the Day: Director, Data Asset Management

by Angela Guess Prime Therapeutics is looking for a Director of Data Asset Management in Bloomington, MN. According to the post, “The Director Data Asset Management & Delivery will serve as the business lead and subject matter expert in defining and delivering data to meet the reporting/analytic and operational needs of Prime Therapeutics business end-users.…

Plea to Execs: Get on Board with Data Governance

by Angela Guess Kelle O’Neal of BeyeNetwork recently argued how imperative it is for execs to get behind Data Governance. O’Neal writes, “High quality data is essential to timely and effective decision making, and it’s critical to ensuring regulatory, legal and financial compliance. Yet, maintaining such data and knowing it can be trusted is a…

New CA Release of ERwin r9

by Angela Guess CA Technologies has released a new version of ERwin: “CA Technologies today announced a major new release of its award-winning CA ERwin data modeling solutions that help organizations increase data quality and cost savings through a unified view of strategic data assets.” The article continues, “The new release—the second in less than…