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Data Governance vs. Big Data Governance

By   3 hours ago

Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video blog Stefan […]

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New Release of Couchbase Data Platform Powers Always-On Digital Business Applications

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by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Couchbase, Inc., the NoSQL leader, announced today a new release of the Couchbase data platform that powers web, mobile and IoT (Internet of Things) applications for digital businesses. The enhanced product suite now provides easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities and greater development flexibility, and […]

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Euvic Launches Digital Business Transformation Offer

By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Euvic, Poland’s leading Agile and Mode 2 sourcing provider, has launched its new IDeation-as-a-Service (IDaaS) and Agile Dev Factory services. Using IDaaS, you can test and verify your new digital business ideas within days or weeks. Then you can have them delivered through Euvic’s Agile Dev Factory. […]

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Wolters Kluwer Introduces Cloud-Based Reference Data Management Solution

By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of a cloud-based Reference Data Management (RDM) solution within its Health Language® platform. The new RDM offering provides the data management […]

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Avaya Surge Simplifies Security at the Perimeter of the Internet of Things

By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Avaya today announced a new solution that helps companies mitigate cyberattacks that can occur through IoT connected devices. A unique security and management solution, Avaya Surge™ — formerly SDN Fx Healthcare — runs on any vendor’s network to enable companies in any vertical industry to protect valuable […]

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Gamalon Invents and Commercializes Radical New Approach to AI

By   4 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Today, Gamalon, Inc. emerged from stealth mode to announce that it has developed a game-changing new approach to artificial intelligence/machine learning called Bayesian Program Synthesis (BPS). Gamalon’s BPS technology – for the first time – writes and rewrites its own Bayesian programs. This technology achieves higher […]

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Guarantee Better Data Governance With Capability Based Risk Assessment

By   3 days ago

Data Management and Data Governance enables us to harness the right data fit for raising an organization’s confidence and trust in its data. There is definite value associated by leveraging the right data and at the same time, there is also risk associated with data and its operations. Risk and Value are two sides of the same coin. While […]

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Datadog Announces General Availability of Application Performance Monitoring

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Datadog, the essential monitoring service for modern cloud environments, today announced the general availability of Datadog APM. This new expansion of the company’s existing infrastructure monitoring platform will enable development and operations (DevOps) teams to quickly troubleshoot issues in highly distributed, service-oriented applications that use microservices, containers, […]

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SnapLogic Release Simplifies SaaS Integration, Expands Support for Real-Time Data Streams

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “SnapLogic, the leader in self-service integration, today introduced the Winter 2017 release of the SnapLogic Enterprise Integration Cloud. The release includes several new and updated Snaps that make it faster and easier to integrate Workday, NetSuite and Amazon Redshift with other applications and data sources across the […]

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    Feb 23 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling & Business Intelligence

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 23, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Business Intelligence (BI) is a valuable way to use information to show the overall health and performance of the organization. At its core is quality, well-structured data that allows for […]

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    Mar 1 DGPO Webinar: The Evolution of Data Governance – How Not to Fall into the Current State Trap, a Nationwide Finance Data Governance Perspective

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 1, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company’s Finance Data Governance journey began with a Data Management focused organization, concentrated on processing changes and production support. Through a multi-year Process Optimization effort, the team […]

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    Mar 2 DI&A Webinar: Descriptive, Prescriptive, and Predictive Analytics

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 2, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data analysis can be divided into descriptive, prescriptive and predictive analytics. Descriptive analytics aims to help uncover valuable insight from the data being analyzed. Prescriptive analytics suggests conclusions or actions that may be taken based […]

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    Mar 7 Webinar: Focus on Your Analysis, Not Your SQL Code

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 7, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Analysts in the line of business deal with a myriad of time-consuming data preparation and analytic challenges that often require IT or DBA intervention to deliver a requested dataset. Others […]

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    Mar 9 Smart Data Webinar: Data Science and Business Analysis – A Look at Best Practices for Roles, Skills, and Processes

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 9, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Google “citizen data scientist” today and you will see about 1M results. That number is data. It may be interesting, but it is meaningless without context. Sometimes it appears that we are drowning in data […]

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    Mar 14 Data-Ed Webinar: The Importance of MDM – Eternal Management of the Data Mind

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 14, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Despite its immaterial nature, data has a tendency to pile up as time goes on, and can quickly be rendered unusable or obsolete without careful maintenance and streamlining of processes for its management. This presentation […]

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    Mar 16 RWDG Webinar: Apply Data Governance to Agile Efforts

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 16, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Data Governance Programs and Agile Data Projects are known to conflict when it comes to how the information and data is managed. Senior leadership has come to expect both the formal governance of data and […]

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    Mar 23 LDM Webinar: Conceptual Data Models – How to Get the Attention of Business Users (for a Technical Audience)

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 23, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Achieving a ‘single version of the truth’ is critical to any MDM, DW, or data integration initiative. But have you ever tried to get people to agree on a single […]

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    Apr 6 DI&A Webinar: Building a Flexible and Scalable Analytics Architecture

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: April 6, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Join us as we review the ins and outs of creating a modern analytics environment by looking at the components of analytics architecture, best practices in implementing complex analytics, and the most common pitfalls to […]

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      Data Governance vs. Big Data Governance

      By   3 hours ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video blog Stefan […]

      Read More →

      Guarantee Better Data Governance With Capability Based Risk Assessment

      By   3 days ago

      Data Management and Data Governance enables us to harness the right data fit for raising an organization’s confidence and trust in its data. There is definite value associated by leveraging the right data and at the same time, there is also risk associated with data and its operations. Risk and Value are two sides of the same coin. While […]

      Read More →

      Big Data Analytics: Role of Automation

      By   5 days ago

      The emergence of Big Data largely changed the digital landscape and organizational operations. The disparity of data was effectively mitigated by its intensified analytics. With the evolution of newer trends in this realm, the technologies are getting polished. Automation of Big Data is the most disruptive technology changing its dominion completely. The power of Big […]

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      Using the Internet of Things to Track Shoppers

      By   1 week ago

      No longer content to use passive methods that track the number of people who enter their stores, brick-and-mortar retailers are now using software that allows them to watch customers as they shop, and more importantly, gather data about their behavior. Under the guise of making shopping more enjoyable, mobile tracking is helping stores understand a […]

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      Big Data Governance: Harnessing the Horses

      By   1 week ago

      A friend sent me a note the other day celebrating the year of the Rooster. One website (I make no claim for its authority and authenticity!) quotes Chinese Astrologer Laura Lau as saying “Rooster years are rarely ever boring, so it’ll be a year with a lot of action … “The Rooster favors those who […]

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      Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence: Hey Robo Data Modeler!

      By   2 weeks ago

      In the data space plenty of new terms are being coined (by marketing?) for handling data modeling, governance and quality issues: “data preparation”, “data wrangling”, “data catalogue” and “machine-based data harmonization” (™ of ClearStory Data). Do we need stuff like this? Definitely so. Today we need to move fast, be agile and model as we […]

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      Cybersecurity Weather Report

      By   2 weeks ago

      This will be brief, as befits a weather report. However, it will need to be a little bit more specific than the typical TV weathercast. First, beware of growing internet storm clouds approaching. These storms are caused by the heating up of state-sponsored hacking groups. Many nations are realizing that their infrastructure is poorly protected, […]

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      Cloud Automation Can Get Your Data Center’s Maintenance On Track

      By   2 weeks ago

      Do you have a data center lifecycle management strategy in place? Have you laid out established, clear-cut management procedures and processes? Do you have a regular maintenance schedule? Good. You’ve taken the first steps. Now how do you ensure that you and your staff stick to those schedules? Managing a data center isn’t exactly a […]

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      Important Big Data Additions to the R Analyst’s Toolchest

      By   3 weeks ago

      After my partner read my last blog, Frequencies in R — Part 2, where I used R’s data.table and dplyr packages to construct performant frequencies procedures on an in-memory 27M+ row, 30 attribute data.table, he asked if I’d compared my results with the equivalent functionality of R’s MonetDB.R package. I have indeed used MonetDB.R and love its capabilities. MonetDB is […]

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        How are New Data Technologies Affecting Data Quality and Data Governance?

        By   4 days ago

        Data Quality and Data Governance have been an ongoing concern among global data technology vendors and enterprises for some time. Privacy and security issues are no longer the headaches of large enterprises alone; Big Data, Hadoop, Cloud Computing platforms, the Internet of Things (IoT), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings, and social data have all added to rising […]

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        Cognitive Computing Demystified: The What, Why, and How

        By   5 days ago

        “Cognitive Computing comes from a mashup of cognitive science — the study of the human brain and how it functions — and computer science, and the results will have far-reaching impacts on our private lives, healthcare, business, and more,” says Bernard Marr, in What Everyone Should Know About Cognitive Computing. “Some people say that Cognitive […]

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        Five Things to Consider on the Road to Data Monetization

        By   6 days ago

        Data is an asset, in more ways than one. Businesses want to monetize the data they create as much as they are interested in how they can take profitable advantage of the data that other companies may make available to them. It’s still an evolving world out there, though, when it comes to issues around […]

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        Is Machine Learning Ready to Take on Artificial Intelligence?

        By   2 weeks ago

        Machine Learning (ML) algorithms can learn from data and improve themselves. In a way, that learning process is akin to the way the humans learn from daily experience and improve their own skill sets. Artificial Intelligence (AI) facilitates “emulation of human thinking in actions. “So, together AI and ML are capable of delivering smart robots […]

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        The Future of Data Management: An Evolution of the Industry

        By   2 weeks ago

        DATAVERSITY® recently interviewed John Schroeder, the Founder of MapR, to find out his thoughts on what is approaching on the Data Management horizon. Schroeder has more than 20 years in the Enterprise Software space, with a focus on Database Management and Business Intelligence. Such a background gives Schroeder insight into how the world of Data […]

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        A Brief History of Deep Learning

        By   2 weeks ago

        Deep Learning, as a branch of Machine Learning, employs algorithms to process data and imitate the thinking process, or to develop abstractions. Deep Learning (DL) uses layers of algorithms to process data, understand human speech, and visually recognize objects. Information is passed through each layer, with the output of the previous layer providing input for […]

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        Case Study: Five Components to a Successful Data Stewardship Program

        By   3 weeks ago

        The Ministry of Children and Youth Services for Government of Ontario, Canada, provides services to 17 million children and youth across an area the size of Montana and Texas combined. The Ministry collects a great deal of data about those services, the children and youth who access them: “Like many organizations, we’ve struggled with inventorying, […]

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        Data Science Education: Stanford University’s Program

        By   3 weeks ago

        The Stanford Data Science education program is small with competitive acceptance requirements. It is administrated by their Statistics Department. Guenther Walther, Chairman of the Statistics Department, was asked what students can do to get in the program. He responded: “The admissions process is competitive, indeed. We had close to 400 applicants for the eight spots […]

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        Enterprises Move to Graph Databases

        By   3 weeks ago

        Graph databases continue to make their move into mainstream enterprise operations, providing a good reason for big name vendors to have planted their flags in the space and for one leader in the arena, Neo4j, to be enjoying strong growth among large business customers. As of January the vendor continues to hold the top spot […]

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          New Release of Couchbase Data Platform Powers Always-On Digital Business Applications

          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Couchbase, Inc., the NoSQL leader, announced today a new release of the Couchbase data platform that powers web, mobile and IoT (Internet of Things) applications for digital businesses. The enhanced product suite now provides easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities and greater development flexibility, and […]

          Read More →

          Euvic Launches Digital Business Transformation Offer

          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Euvic, Poland’s leading Agile and Mode 2 sourcing provider, has launched its new IDeation-as-a-Service (IDaaS) and Agile Dev Factory services. Using IDaaS, you can test and verify your new digital business ideas within days or weeks. Then you can have them delivered through Euvic’s Agile Dev Factory. […]

          Read More →

          Wolters Kluwer Introduces Cloud-Based Reference Data Management Solution

          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of a cloud-based Reference Data Management (RDM) solution within its Health Language® platform. The new RDM offering provides the data management […]

          Read More →

          Avaya Surge Simplifies Security at the Perimeter of the Internet of Things

          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Avaya today announced a new solution that helps companies mitigate cyberattacks that can occur through IoT connected devices. A unique security and management solution, Avaya Surge™ — formerly SDN Fx Healthcare — runs on any vendor’s network to enable companies in any vertical industry to protect valuable […]

          Read More →

          Gamalon Invents and Commercializes Radical New Approach to AI

          By   4 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Today, Gamalon, Inc. emerged from stealth mode to announce that it has developed a game-changing new approach to artificial intelligence/machine learning called Bayesian Program Synthesis (BPS). Gamalon’s BPS technology – for the first time – writes and rewrites its own Bayesian programs. This technology achieves higher […]

          Read More →

          Datadog Announces General Availability of Application Performance Monitoring

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Datadog, the essential monitoring service for modern cloud environments, today announced the general availability of Datadog APM. This new expansion of the company’s existing infrastructure monitoring platform will enable development and operations (DevOps) teams to quickly troubleshoot issues in highly distributed, service-oriented applications that use microservices, containers, […]

          Read More →

          SnapLogic Release Simplifies SaaS Integration, Expands Support for Real-Time Data Streams

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “SnapLogic, the leader in self-service integration, today introduced the Winter 2017 release of the SnapLogic Enterprise Integration Cloud. The release includes several new and updated Snaps that make it faster and easier to integrate Workday, NetSuite and Amazon Redshift with other applications and data sources across the […]

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          Alteryx Analytics 11.0 Brings Mission-Critical Insights to the Enterprise

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Alteryx, Inc., a leader in self-service data analytics, today announced the availability of Alteryx Analytics 11.0, the latest version of its platform. With Alteryx Analytics 11.0, users across business, data, and analytic functions can seamlessly and quickly access and develop insights from a variety of data […]

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          Splunk Customers Find Threats Faster with Adaptive Response

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company reports, “ Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced five new members of the Splunk Adaptive Response Initiative. The growing program, initially announced last year, is a best-of-breed security initiative helping organizations better analyze, assess and respond […]

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