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Machine Learning Takes On Long-Term Knowledge Acquisition

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By   6 hours ago

Learning science and Machine Learning intersect in the personalized learning layers that Cerego is powering for parties ranging from EdX MOOCs, to Arizona State University’s Global Freshman Academy courses, to publishers such as Elsevier and McGraw-Hill Education. The goal for Cerego-enhanced online learning is to help users capture knowledge – and to do it faster […]

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Apache Spark Continues to Gain Popularity

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By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess Brian Taylor reports in TechRepublic, “Apache Spark continues to attract attention in the big data world, where it’s expected to help drive the next wave of innovation. A survey on Hadoop from big data company Syncsort showed that 70% of survey participants are most interested in Spark, higher even than MapReduce, the […]

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How Big Data is Helping Refugees

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By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess Mary K. Pratt reports in ComputerWorld, “Hundreds of thousands of refugees streamed into Europe in 2015 from Syria and other Middle Eastern countries. Some estimates put the number at nearly a million… Sweden, like many of its European Union counterparts, was taking in refugees. The Swedish Migration Board, which usually sees 2,500 […]

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The Latest Anaconda Innovation Enhances Analytics Performance By 7x

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By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python, today announced the release of Anaconda 2.5. The latest version of Anaconda is now coupled with Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) optimization to […]

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The Internet of Things, Cryptography, and Surveillance

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By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess Mark Anderson reports in IEEE Spectrum, “In the rock-paper-scissors game of technology, the Internet of Things beats cryptography. This is the conclusion of a new Harvard Law School report focusing on the FBI’s claims that increasing levels of cryptography in consumer devices means that law enforcement loses. The report retorts that even […]

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Microsoft Ventures Announces Machine Learning Seattle Accelerator Startups

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By   7 hours ago

by Angela Guess Taylor Soper reports in GeekWire, “Microsoft Ventures today announced its third batch of Seattle Accelerator startups that are focusing on machine learning and data science. Microsoft’s accelerator in Seattle first launched in 2014 with a cohort of home automation startups. Last year, it welcomed ‘digital work’ companies for its second batch. Now, […]

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CDO Webinar: CDO Interview with Jeff Gentry – Favorite Frameworks

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By   8 hours ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A CDO or other top data job oversees a multi-dimensional situation. Addressing alignment, transformational changes, and technology projects requires application of best practices and success through the use of templates and frameworks. Please join us for an interview with Jeff Gentry, Head of […]

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CDO Slides: CDO Interview with Jeff Gentry – Favorite Frameworks

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CDO Webinar: CDO Interview with Jeff Gentry – Favorite Frameworks from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar A CDO or other top data job oversees a multi-dimensional situation. Addressing alignment, transformational changes, and technology projects requires application of best practices and success through the use of […]

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Software Semantic Evolution, Part 4

Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk

By   1 day ago

Click to learn more about Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk. Catch up on this blog series with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. SOA and Microservices, RAML and DataSense by MuleSoft, and the Next Step A small intro to the science of knowledge. If you agree with Sir Francis Bacon that “Knowledge is Power”, it might be no surprise for […]

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    Feb 11 Smart Data Webinar: A Roadmap for Deploying Modern AI in Business

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 11, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Adopting elements of modern AI and cognitive computing – including advanced natural language processing, natural interface technologies such as gesture and emotion-recognition, and machine learning – is rapidly becoming a necessity for new applications. As […]

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    Feb 16 DAMA Webinar: Big and Little Data Quality

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 16, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar While technological innovation brings constant change to the data landscape, many organizations still struggle with the basics: ensuring they have reliable, high quality data. In health care, the promise of insight to be gained through […]

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    Feb 18 RWDG Webinar: Writing Data Governance Policies & Procedures

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 18, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar A policy is a measured order of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. Data Governance requires and delivers a way to get to these outcomes. Writing this policy and the associated procedures properly […]

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    Feb 23 Webinar: SQL on Hadoop for Enterprise Analytics

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 23, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Hear why SQL on Hadoop is the future of analytics. Todd Nemet, Big Data Technologies Product Manager at Looker, will share how recent updates to SQL query engines like Spark […]

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    Feb 25 Modeling Webinar: Who’s Pissing in your Data Lake

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 25, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The new data terms of Data Lake, Data Reservoir, and Data Swamp have left me with more questions than answers. Have you thought of the types of data anomalies that organizations can run into when […]

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    Mar 2 DGPO Webinar: Business Intelligence as a Foundation for Data Governance

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 2, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Establishing Data Governance in a fast paced industry without the traditional compliance and regulatory drivers is usually a challenge. The rise of Consumerization for the information management and business intelligence […]

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    Mar 3 CDO Webinar: Ends vs. Means – The Role of Data Models and Other Key Artifacts

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 3, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar We all know that the data management field has revolved around and depended on some key artifacts. Data models, repositories, taxonomies are all well-known deliverables. The importance of these artifacts is not questioned. The prioritization, […]

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    Mar 8 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Architecture Requirements

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 8, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data architecture is foundational to an information-based operational environment. It is data architecture that organizes data assets so they can be used in your business strategy to create real business value.  Even though this is […]

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    Mar 17 RWDG Webinar: The Data Model as a Data Governance Artifact

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 17, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data Modelling lies at the core of many data management programs. The basic definition of data and the conceptual, logical and physical models can be used in many ways and benefit many people. Some of […]

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      Software Semantic Evolution, Part 4

      Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk

      By   1 day ago

      Click to learn more about Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk. Catch up on this blog series with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. SOA and Microservices, RAML and DataSense by MuleSoft, and the Next Step A small intro to the science of knowledge. If you agree with Sir Francis Bacon that “Knowledge is Power”, it might be no surprise for […]

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      February 2016 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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      By   4 days ago

      We started the year with a bang producing nine webinars and we are already coming off our first conference of the year, Enterprise Data Governance Online. It was our first ever virtual conference and certainly had some learning lessons. Overall we consider the primary goal of presenting great educational content a success and received some […]

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      The Data Quality Perspective

      Danette McGilvary

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about Danette McGilvray. Data quality is a perspective. It is something you see and not something you just turn off like a light when you go home for the day. For instance, do you realize that ensuring accurate, trustworthy election results is all about data quality? Did you know that moving […]

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      All Your Data Belongs To Us – Data Security in a Global Infrastructure

      David Schlesinger

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about David Schlesinger. A database management system (DBMS) is the embodiment in code of a logical process to store, move, analyze, select and output information. Within the code blocks that make up the DBMS program there is provision to limit a user’s rights regarding creating, reading, modifying or deleting data entries. […]

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      Big Brother Is Watching How You Use Big Data

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Ian Rowlands. There’s a legitimate concern about how data – and more specifically Big Data – is used. Powerful capabilities open the door to very sophisticated decision making that inadvertently strays into the realm of the unethical. Although I recognize the concern, I must admit that the publication of a […]

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      The Knowledge Representation Corner: Graphs

      Adam Pease

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Adam Pease. Preface This is the first in a series of articles exploring knowledge representation in Artificial Intelligence from the perspective of a practical implementer and programmer. AI is now a collection of approaches that has seen practical commercial application in search, linguistics, reasoning and analytics in a wide variety […]

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      Big Data Analytics: Do Machines Have Biases?

      Jonathan Buckley

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Jonathan Buckley. The prevailing opinion is that machines and computers are cold and calculating, not prone to the same knee-jerk reactions and passions that humans tend to have. In other words, they’re unbiased. They take a certain amount of input and produce a desired result based on their programming. That […]

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      2016 Advancements Will Hinge on Big Data

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Ross Garrett. Just as fax machines have been replaced by email, and floppy disks with USB drives and the cloud, so too will new advancements in technology render aspects of today’s status quo obsolete in 2016. However, the changes on the horizon will first have to overcome the inevitable obstacle […]

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      Personal Privacy and the IoT: What Does it Mean to You?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about Cathy Nolan. What does privacy really mean to you? When we think about data privacy, we are also including physical privacy to a certain extent, because having your personal data exposed means that you can also be targeted in physical ways—your home and business address, your physical presence at […]

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        Data Governance and Lessons Learned

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        By   5 days ago

        Instituting a comprehensive Data Governance program is not an easy task for any enterprise, for one as large as Deutsche Telekom the enormity of the task cannot be understated. Data professionals understand the competitive advantages that properly implemented Data Governance can produce; they also understand the many pitfalls, challenges, and eventual insights to be gained. […]

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        Stance Tackles High Performance, Scalability Challenge for E-Commerce with NoSQL

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        By   1 week ago

        Stance Socks is all about sock innovation. Take its Deathless Thread offering, which is designed to defeat skateboarder shred. It’s constructed of Dyneema, a fiber that’s 20 times more durable than a regular athletic sock. The material will hold firm even when the shoe it’s encased in blows out. Couple their sock ingenuity with a […]

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        Internet of Things 2016 Trends: Leveraging Actionable Insights

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        By   2 weeks ago

        As 2016 kicks off, the buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) hasn’t decreased. If anything, it’s getting louder; the IoT is being recognized across the logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and other industries as more than a passing fad, but an inevitable progression towards a more connected future. For many companies, 2015 was the year that […]

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        2016 Trends in Data Analytics: More Hands Take Hold of the Power

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Data Analytics is expanding its reach. In its report, Software 2016: Analytics, Acceleration and Agility, 451 Research predicts that analytics will become more prevalent throughout the layers of technology businesses use, from development to IT management, and databases to customer experience management. This is happening as the natural result of the increasing digitization of business, […]

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        Smart Factories and the Industrial Internet of Things

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        By   3 weeks ago

        The Internet of Things promises to change the way the world works and it may very well do so first on the shop floor. While intelligent homes, smart cars, and networked traffic infrastructure is still a pipe dream for most, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the potential to be implemented in today’s factories […]

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        2016 Trends in NoSQL: Next Stages of Development

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        By   3 weeks ago

        The myriad NoSQL database offerings in the marketplace today are testament to the fact that such systems, along with their diverse architectures, are here to stay. Such a statement was not the case only a few years ago when such “trends” were still the purview of industry thought leaders, innovative startups, and apocalyptic harbingers proclaiming […]

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        Artificial Intelligence in 2016: Are You Ready for What It Will Bring?

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        By   4 weeks ago

        It’s been a big year for Artificial Intelligence, and its related terms like Cognitive Computing, Machine Intelligence, and Intelligent Machines, and for all its associated branches, from Machine Learning to Neural Networking and Natural Language Processing. IBM, for example, has continued making strides with Watson in verticals such as healthcare and financial services. The vendor […]

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        The Importance of Big Data and Data Visualization

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        By   4 weeks ago

        What is Big Data and how can Data Visualization help enterprises leverage their Big Data assets better? Some people know what that buzzword really means, whereas others just claim to know what it means so they won’t look inferior in the eyes of others. While it is a trending topic, the reality of Big Data […]

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        Linked Data Solution Advances Possibilities for Financial Analytics

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        By   1 month ago

        Fund managers toiling in the financial research mines to discover information and make connections about the companies they cover and their ecosystems don’t have an easy time of it. The problem isn’t that there isn’t enough data out there that will help them gain valuable insights. Rather, there is so much scattered data: It lives […]

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          Apache Spark Continues to Gain Popularity

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          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Brian Taylor reports in TechRepublic, “Apache Spark continues to attract attention in the big data world, where it’s expected to help drive the next wave of innovation. A survey on Hadoop from big data company Syncsort showed that 70% of survey participants are most interested in Spark, higher even than MapReduce, the […]

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          How Big Data is Helping Refugees

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          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Mary K. Pratt reports in ComputerWorld, “Hundreds of thousands of refugees streamed into Europe in 2015 from Syria and other Middle Eastern countries. Some estimates put the number at nearly a million… Sweden, like many of its European Union counterparts, was taking in refugees. The Swedish Migration Board, which usually sees 2,500 […]

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          The Latest Anaconda Innovation Enhances Analytics Performance By 7x

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          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python, today announced the release of Anaconda 2.5. The latest version of Anaconda is now coupled with Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) optimization to […]

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          The Internet of Things, Cryptography, and Surveillance

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          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Mark Anderson reports in IEEE Spectrum, “In the rock-paper-scissors game of technology, the Internet of Things beats cryptography. This is the conclusion of a new Harvard Law School report focusing on the FBI’s claims that increasing levels of cryptography in consumer devices means that law enforcement loses. The report retorts that even […]

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          Microsoft Ventures Announces Machine Learning Seattle Accelerator Startups

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          By   7 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Taylor Soper reports in GeekWire, “Microsoft Ventures today announced its third batch of Seattle Accelerator startups that are focusing on machine learning and data science. Microsoft’s accelerator in Seattle first launched in 2014 with a cohort of home automation startups. Last year, it welcomed ‘digital work’ companies for its second batch. Now, […]

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          3 Roadblocks Between Your Business and Big Data Success

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          by Angela Guess Anne Fisher recently wrote in Fortune, “If you’re a decision maker with access to a fire hose of information, but you’re still struggling to turn it into a competitive advantage, know one thing: You’ve got plenty of company. Roughly 80% of large companies report they’ve seen an important strategic decision go haywire […]

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          Big Data and the Super Bowl

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          by Angela Guess Bernard Marr reports in Forbes, “This year marks the 50th year of the Super Bowl, and plenty has changed since the first time teams duked it out for the national title.  Players are bigger and faster, replays more instant and from more angles, commercials cost the equivalent of a small nation’s GDP… […]

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          IT Audits and Data Governance: What You Need to Know

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          by Angela Guess George Grachis recently wrote in CSO Online, “We need a separation of duties between the IT department and an Audit or compliance department. Otherwise it’s the fox guarding the chickens. IT has a mission to push out new technology and fix it when it fails, so how can the IT department also […]

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          Ten Important Artificial Intelligence Business Statistics

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          by Angela Guess Gigi Peccolo reports in Customer Think, “Artificial intelligence is a growing trend in the business world. The IBM Watson Partner Ecosystem, for instance, allows companies to tap into the power of Watson for fields as varied as healthcare and education. In addition, the Amazon Echo Developer Network allows you to add voice […]

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