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Data Governance: Making Big Data Manageable

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Click to learn more about author Avi Kalderon. Some businesses are swimming through their “lake” of big data. Some feel like they are drowning. The difference, often, is the ability to actively adapt data governance and data management capabilities right from the start. Here are five ways data governance can make big data manageable and empower […]

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Press Release: DATAVERSITY Announces the Agenda for The 2016 Enterprise DATAVERSITY: Data Strategy and Analytics Forum

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Today, DATAVERSITY Education, LLC released the agenda for the Enterprise DATAVERSITY: Data Strategy and Analytics Forum. The event will be held September 19-22, 2016, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Visit enterprisedataversity.com to review the full agenda, event details, speakers, and registration options. This year’s agenda focuses on achieving Business Strategy through Data Analytics. […]

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Big Data and Business Analytics Revenues to Reach $187B in 2019

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by Angela Guess Thor Olavsrud reports in CIO.com, “Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to $187 billion in 2019, according to the new Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). That’s an increase of more than 50 […]

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Stop Staring at the Business Intelligence Dashboard While Driving

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By   4 hours ago

by Angela Guess Hjalmar Gislason recently wrote in ITProPortal, “When you’re driving a car, you spend most of your time looking out the windscreen: What’s ahead? When to turn? Any unexpected obstacles in your way? Every now and then you glance at the dashboard. But that’s just to check how fast you’re going, whether you’ve […]

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Machine Learning, Data Modeling, and Testing

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by Angela Guess Svetoslav Marinov recently wrote in Information Management, “A friend of mine recently reminded me of the notorious quote from Frederick Jelinek (the father of modern speech recognition), “Anytime a linguist leaves the group the recognition rate goes up.” I remember being quite upset about it, back during my lnguistics studies. Is it […]

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Google Tries to Make Artificial Intelligence More Creative with Magenta

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By   4 hours ago

by Angela Guess Danielle Muolo recently wrote in TechInsider, “Google introduced a new group dedicated to making artificial intelligence more creative at Moogfest, a four-day music and technology festival in Durham, North Carolina,Quartz first reported. Called Magenta, the group will use its AI system TensorFlow to see if AI can be trained to create its […]

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Data Science Education at NCSU: Education with a Mission

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The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) is one of the oldest Data Science degrees in the country. The program began in 2007, with the school’s Institute for Advanced Analytics focused on supporting the success of its students. A presentation about the program at the school sets its ambitions […]

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Infographic: Business Analytics v. Data Science

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by Angela Guess The Kogod School of Business at American University recently put together an infographic comparing careers in business analytics with careers in Data Science. Phil Simon writes, “Not too long ago, The Harvard Business Review dubbed data scientist ‘the sexiest job of the 21st century.’ What’s more, McKinsey reported that the United States […]

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Fighting Human Trafficking with Data Science

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by Angela Guess Hannah Augur reports in Dataconomy.com, “Finding missing children and unraveling the complex web of human trafficking is no easy task. The relevant datasets are massive and often unstandardized. It can be difficult to find the right data at all, as it often disappears from websites and pages on a regular basis. When […]

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    Jun 2 CDO Webinar: CDO Interview – A Conversation with a Recovering CDO – What It’s Really Like From Someone Who Has ‘Been There and Done That’

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    By   7 months ago

    DATE: Jun 2, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar The CDO role is still new and emerging within every industry, even those early adopters like Financial Services companies, have not hired CDO’s across the board. Having said that, there has also been quite a […]

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    Jun 9 Smart Data Webinar: Sense and Sensors – From Perception to Personality

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: June 9, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Business and public-sector entities use individual and aggregated data to understand customer/constituent wants and needs. This can range from basic satisfaction survey data to analyzing movement in physical spaces and tracking shopping cart habits online. […]

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    Jun 14 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Modeling Fundamentals

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: June 14, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Every organization produces and consumes data. Because data is so important to day to day operations, data trends are hitting the mainstream and businesses are adopting buzzwords such as Big Data, NoSQL, data scientist, etc., […]

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    Jun 16 RWDG Webinar: DIY and Purchased Data Governance Tools

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: Jun 16, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data Governance tools are enablers to program success. The metadata stored in these tools become the backbone of a successful Data Governance program. The question of whether to build your own Data Governance tools versus […]

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    Jun 21 DAMA Webinar: The Theory of Everything – Is it Time to Rethink Data Management?

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    DATE: June 21, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar With the arrival of big data, data science and the internet of things, you could be forgiven for thinking that our sophistication with data is advancing at a phenomenal rate, and from a technical perspective […]

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    Jun 28 Webinar: Subscribing to Your Critical Data Supply Chain – Getting Value from True Data Lineage

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    DATE: June 28, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Operational Data Governance is more than a stewardship process for critical Business Assets.  As organizations build structure around KPI’s and other critical data, a workflow develops that revolves around the […]

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      Data Governance: Making Big Data Manageable

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      By   4 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Avi Kalderon. Some businesses are swimming through their “lake” of big data. Some feel like they are drowning. The difference, often, is the ability to actively adapt data governance and data management capabilities right from the start. Here are five ways data governance can make big data manageable and empower […]

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      Where are We with Machine Learning?

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      By   2 days ago

      Learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Over the course of the next few months we will be releasing insights in Machine Learning, the Cloud, and Big Data in this new video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. Here’s Stefan’s first short video blog on “Where are We with Machine Learning?.”

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      Big Data: Why Insights-as-a-Service?

      Ariel Amster

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Ariel Amster. One of the great lessons big data is showing us is that, just because a company captures and stores heavy amounts of data, doesn’t mean that data has value. As always, value hinges on context. And the value of big data hinges on a cycle of analysis, […]

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      Four Reasons Why Big Data Analytics in the Cloud Makes Sense Now

      Raghu Thiagarajan

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Raghu Thiagarajan. Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics have, perhaps rightfully, been slower to take off in the cloud than other software categories. Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) was an early mover, driven by Salesforce, and since then we’ve seen other applications like payroll and expense reporting go heavily toward the cloud. […]

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      Documenting Data Models

      Michael Blaha

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Once you’ve created a data model, how do you document it? You need to deliver the model’s content to others – to business sponsors, other developers, and posterity for purposes that you may not envision. This article looks at options for documenting data models and their […]

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      How Cognitive Data Science Can Cure the Talent Shortage

      Sundeep Sanghavi

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Sundeep Sanghavi. The Internet of Things and its interconnected approach has led to an overwhelming explosion of big data. About 6.4 billion connected devices are already in use today, and Gartner expects that number to reach 20.8 billion by 2020. This growth is big business; it’s estimated that […]

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      Vetting the Actual Science Behind Data Science

      James Kobielus

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Everybody wants to rule the world–or, at the very least, discover the fundamental rules that rule the world. That’s why we have scientists. Statistical models are the heart of most scientific inquiry. In business applications, for example, data scientists often work with behavioral data that is […]

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      Data Strategies Captured through Graphic Art

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      By   2 weeks ago

      At our Enterprise Data World (EDW) and CDO Vision 2016 conferences, we invited Hannah Sanford to represent key presentations throughout the event in her amazing Graphic Art depictions. It was a big hit among attendees and her finished representations of designated talks were probably one of the most popular subject of tweets throughout the event […]

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      No Relief with Hadoop – Managing The Big Data Reality Gap

      Jon Bock

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Jon Bock. There has been much anticipation that businesses would find relief for their analytics headaches in Hadoop, the open source software for distributed processing and distributed storage of large data sets across clusters of commodity or cloud hardware. There is no doubt Hadoop systems can handle large […]

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        Data Science Education at NCSU: Education with a Mission

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        By   1 day ago

        The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) is one of the oldest Data Science degrees in the country. The program began in 2007, with the school’s Institute for Advanced Analytics focused on supporting the success of its students. A presentation about the program at the school sets its ambitions […]

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        Natural Language Generation: A Revolution in Business Insight

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        By   6 days ago

        “Think about just how interconnected the world is now,” said Matt Gould, the co-founder of Arria NLG, a prominent enterprise in the development and deployment of Natural Language Generation (NLG) technologies worldwide. “Think about it from just a personal context. How much data are you generating personally every day?” Modern, connected humans interact constantly online […]

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        Schema.org Semantics Vocabulary Expands with the Help of FIBO

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        By   1 week ago

        Schema.org and the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) are teaming up to bring more semantics technologies to a greater audience. Enhancements to the core of the proposed Release Candidate 3.0 of the Google-, Microsoft-, Yahoo- and Yandex-sponsored community activity to create a shared vocabulary for marking up web pages will include contributions from the business […]

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        A Brief History of Semantics

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Generally speaking, Semantics is the study of language and its meaning. As a word, Semantics was first used by Michel Bréal, a French philologist in 1883, and can be used to describe how words can have different meanings for different people, due to their experiential and emotional backgrounds. A language can be a natural language, […]

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        The Business Benefits of Deep Learning

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Over the past several years, the global Data Science community has watched the rise and steady penetration of such concepts as neural networks, Deep Learning, and back propagation. As research in Artificial Intelligence continues to evolve, an increasing interest in Neural Networks and Deep Learning has caught the fancy of worldwide business owners and operators. […]

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        Enterprise Data World 2016: 8 Data-Driven Takeaways

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        By   3 weeks ago

        How do you transform your enterprise from being data-incompetent to data-driven? How do you incorporate and leverage your legacy data assets with your latest Big Data assets? How do you successfully implement Data Quality, Data Governance, and Master Data Management  into your existing business and IT structures without causing undue chaos or friction? How do […]

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        The Future of the Data Center: Heterogeneous Computing

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        By   3 weeks ago

        “The whole point of Heterogeneous Computing is to have the right tools available, so you can use the right processor, in the right place, at the right time,” said Pat McGarry, the VP of Engineering at Ryft in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Such a statement certainly sounds both pertinent and beneficial, but in reality what […]

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        A Smart Database for a New Age of Enterprise Apps

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        By   4 weeks ago

        Do you remember what it was like the first time you got your hands on an iPhone? When you realized that all the things that you used to have to do on separate devices now could be accomplished on one single device? Well, the minds behind LogicBlox would like you to feel the same way […]

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        Streaming Analytics 101: The What, Why, and How

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        By   4 weeks ago

        Stream processing analyzes and performs actions on real-time data though the use of continuous queries. Streaming Analytics connects to external data sources, enabling applications to integrate certain data into the application flow, or to update an external database with processed information. Bloor Research analyst Philip Howard says stream processing is really an evolution of Complex […]

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          Big Data and Business Analytics Revenues to Reach $187B in 2019

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          By   4 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Thor Olavsrud reports in CIO.com, “Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to $187 billion in 2019, according to the new Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). That’s an increase of more than 50 […]

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          Stop Staring at the Business Intelligence Dashboard While Driving

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          By   4 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Hjalmar Gislason recently wrote in ITProPortal, “When you’re driving a car, you spend most of your time looking out the windscreen: What’s ahead? When to turn? Any unexpected obstacles in your way? Every now and then you glance at the dashboard. But that’s just to check how fast you’re going, whether you’ve […]

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          Machine Learning, Data Modeling, and Testing

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          By   4 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Svetoslav Marinov recently wrote in Information Management, “A friend of mine recently reminded me of the notorious quote from Frederick Jelinek (the father of modern speech recognition), “Anytime a linguist leaves the group the recognition rate goes up.” I remember being quite upset about it, back during my lnguistics studies. Is it […]

          Read More →

          Google Tries to Make Artificial Intelligence More Creative with Magenta

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          By   4 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Danielle Muolo recently wrote in TechInsider, “Google introduced a new group dedicated to making artificial intelligence more creative at Moogfest, a four-day music and technology festival in Durham, North Carolina,Quartz first reported. Called Magenta, the group will use its AI system TensorFlow to see if AI can be trained to create its […]

          Read More →

          Infographic: Business Analytics v. Data Science

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          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess The Kogod School of Business at American University recently put together an infographic comparing careers in business analytics with careers in Data Science. Phil Simon writes, “Not too long ago, The Harvard Business Review dubbed data scientist ‘the sexiest job of the 21st century.’ What’s more, McKinsey reported that the United States […]

          Read More →

          Fighting Human Trafficking with Data Science

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          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess Hannah Augur reports in Dataconomy.com, “Finding missing children and unraveling the complex web of human trafficking is no easy task. The relevant datasets are massive and often unstandardized. It can be difficult to find the right data at all, as it often disappears from websites and pages on a regular basis. When […]

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          Why Non-Tech Execs Should Understand Data Modeling

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          by Angela Guess Eran Levy recently wrote in Smart Data Collective, “For many non-technical individuals in the business world, data modeling can seem like a strange and somewhat terrifying realm. Even those who are data-savvy and regularly consult and analyze data in their day-to-day operations will often view modeling as perplexing under-the-hood stuff that is […]

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          Artificial Intelligence is the Next Medical Breakthrough

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          by Angela Guess Jessica Hall recently wrote in Extreme Tech, “Over the last few decades, medical research has shifted from treating transient illnesses to curing long-term disease. This work, which built on the efforts of men like Lister, Pasteur, and Salk, has been slow and difficult, with many promising drugs and treatments ultimately failing their […]

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          The Top Internet of Things Patent Holders: Qualcomm and Intel

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          by Angela Guess Joon Ian Wong reports in Quartz, “Most of the innovation on the so-called Internet of Things is locked up in patents held by the companies that make the innards of sensors, routers, and other devices, according to a study by LexInnova, a consultancy. The study finds that the companies with the greatest […]

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