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IoT, Social, and Personal Data: Had Enough Internet Harassment Yet?

Cathy Nolan

By   3 days ago

Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Fortune magazine recently ran an article titled “Bullies and Trolls” but they aren’t the first to write about how the web continues to be taken over by attention-mongers and hate groups. Time magazine also had an entire feature on the subject and it seems it isn’t […]

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Cask Releases Preview of CDAP 4, First Unified Integration Platform for Big Data

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By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Cask (cask.co), the company that makes building and running big data solutions easy, today announced a public preview release of CDAP 4, the first unified integration platform for big data. Among a series of important enhancements, CDAP 4 introduces the Cask Market, a […]

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Datameer Delivers the Blueprint to Big Data Analytics Success

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By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “As an extension of its end-to-end, modern business intelligence (BI) platform, Datameer today introduced a series of tools designed to help companies discover and implement long-term data analytics strategies and best practices. Recognizing that the big data market is maturing and companies need value-based outcomes, Datameer […]

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Varian’s InSightive Analytics Solution Now Supports Multi-Modality Treatment

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By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company states, “Varian Medical Systems today announced the release of InSightive analytics v1.2. The software solution can now support both radiation and medical oncology data analytics for more informed decision making. InSightive allows users to easily explore their clinical and operational data to uncover trends […]

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PTC Announces Availability of Its ThingWorx Internet of Things Platform

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By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “PTC today announced that it has joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program as a partner that designs, develops and builds software integrated with SAP solutions. Through its participation in the program, PTC is now announcing the availability of its ThingWorx® Internet of Things (IoT) platform running on the […]

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iovation Launches Sophisticated Machine Learning Fraud Detection Solution

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By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “iovation, the leading provider of device-based solutions for authentication and fraud prevention, today announced the launch of iovationScore. The unprecedented scale of iovationScore’s global device network along with its highly advanced use of adaptive algorithms make iovationScore the industry’s most robust machine learning fraud detection solution. It […]

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Webinar: How Can You Calculate the Cost of Your Data?

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By   3 days ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Today, self-service, Cloud and big data technologies make new data preparation capabilities necessary…and possible. But, we’ve all been through the hype cycle and know the trough of disillusionment can come on hard and fast. Organizations have been trying to […]

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Slides: How Can You Calculate the Cost of Your Data?

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By   3 days ago

How Can You Calculate the Cost of Your Data? from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Today, self-service, Cloud and big data technologies make new data preparation capabilities necessary…and possible. But, we’ve all been through the hype cycle and know the trough […]

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Drink Up the Data Analytics: System Helps with On-Tap Inventory and Sales

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By   4 days ago

If you love beer and Data Analytics – and who doesn’t? – you may be excited to learn that the two pair up together in a system for bars and restaurants. These retail establishments use it to help them better understand and manage their on-tap inventory and improve their sales. Twenty billion dollars’ worth of […]

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    Sep 27 Webinar: Aligning Effective Governance with Business Objectives

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    By   5 months ago

    DATE: September 27, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Discover practical ways to build an effective governance program that makes a difference within your organization. Clearly identifying an organization’s business objectives is a good first step, but being able […]

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    Sep 29 Webinar: Data Modeling and Shortcuts to Success in Scaling Time Series Applications

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    DATE: September 29, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Join Basho technologies and Databricks, creators of Apache Spark, as we share lessons learned by both organizations in building scalable applications for IoT and time series use cases.  We’ll be […]

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    Oct 4 Webinar: Data Lake, Virtual Database, or Data Hub – How to Choose?

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    By   5 months ago

    DATE: October 4, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data integration is just plain hard and there is no magic bullet. That said, three new data integration techniques do ameliorate the misery, making silo-busting possible, if not trivial. The […]

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    Oct 6 CDO Webinar: Data Governance and EIM – Take the Scary Stuff Out of Your Programs

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    DATE: October 6, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Very often we hear things like “This is a lot more work than we thought.” Or “MDM is too ambitious, we need to start smaller.” These are common reactions to initiating Data Governance and EIM […]

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    Oct 11 DataEd Webinar: Implementing Successful Data Strategies – Developing Organizational Readiness and Framework

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    DATE: October 11, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Big Data projects have been about as successful as other IT projects – about 29% successful according to the 2015 Standish Group Chaos Report. Second, Data Scientists are generally assessed to be about 20% productive. […]

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    Oct 13 Smart Data Webinar: Deep QA (Question/Answer) – Lessons From Watson and Jeopardy!

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    DATE: October 13, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar It has been five years since IBM’s Watson soundly defeated the all time human champions of the television game show Jeopardy! Watson has evolved since then, and other modern AI/cognitive computing technologies and platforms have […]

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    Oct 20 RWDG Webinar: Achieving Data Quality through Data Governance

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    By   6 months ago

    DATE: October 20, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data quality requires sustained discipline around the management of data definition and production. Data Governance is a large part of that discipline. The relationship between how well data is governed […]

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      IoT, Social, and Personal Data: Had Enough Internet Harassment Yet?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   3 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Fortune magazine recently ran an article titled “Bullies and Trolls” but they aren’t the first to write about how the web continues to be taken over by attention-mongers and hate groups. Time magazine also had an entire feature on the subject and it seems it isn’t […]

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      Trusting Election Results—It’s All About Data Quality, Part 2

      Danette McGilvary

      By   5 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Danette McGilvray. If you’ve read my recent post about trusting election results (link to post) you’ve read my commentary regarding what I consider a data quality mishap during the US election of 2000. That exploration highlighted the necessity of high quality, trustworthy data to the election process. Following the […]

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      Instilling Industrial Discipline in Enterprise Analytics

      James Kobielus

      By   7 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. We’re living in a supposedly post-industrial era. So it can feel a bit odd to refer to the need to bring “industrialization,” an “assembly line” approach, or “factory”-like processes to the development of business analytics. Behind any such discussion, the specter of automation usually lurks, as […]

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      Big Data as the Key: From Sophisticated Coding to Soaring Prose

      Dr. Rahul Razdan

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about author Dr. Rahul Razdan. There are two ways to become a better writer, requiring every would-be scribe to read (and read often and expansively) and write with the regularity necessary to tighten, intensify and beautify one’s prose. But Big Data now offers a third option to writing with the […]

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      Lowering the Barrier to Big Data Analytics

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   2 weeks ago

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

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      Information Governance in Principle or Practice?

      Kimberly Nevala

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. At the recent Data Governance Information Quality conference I was privileged to present how Big Data, the rise of the informed digital consumer and so on are challenging existing Data Governance and management paradigms. This led to many interesting discussions regarding the efficacy and relevance of existing […]

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      Identifying and Deleting “Empty” Columns in R data.frames

      Steve Miller

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about Steve Miller. Toward the end of last month’s blog on SAS, R, Python, and WPS, I mentioned a current project challenge of identifying and eliminating “mostly” null columns from wide SAS data sets. As the team discovered, such columns can impose a significant drag on performance. My take is that while […]

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      Dynamic Duo – Self-service BI and Data Preparation

      Jon Pilkington

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. The self-service Business Intelligence (BI) trend that has been sweeping the corporate world isn’t going away anytime soon. Hyper-competitive industries where time-to-decision is critical have been the early adopters of self-service BI tools. The financial services, retail and healthcare/life science markets are leading the way. But […]

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      Defining Data Policy: The Iron Law of Data Protection

      David Schlesinger

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author David Schlesinger. Very seldom do we wake up in the morning with excitement about spending the day defining data policies. Little do we know that this can become a worthwhile activity and can eliminate myriad problems in the future for data administration and protection. While there appear to […]

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        Drink Up the Data Analytics: System Helps with On-Tap Inventory and Sales

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        By   4 days ago

        If you love beer and Data Analytics – and who doesn’t? – you may be excited to learn that the two pair up together in a system for bars and restaurants. These retail establishments use it to help them better understand and manage their on-tap inventory and improve their sales. Twenty billion dollars’ worth of […]

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        Deep Learning Obstacles: What’s the Lesson?

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        By   6 days ago

        Historically, Google hasn’t often shared its powerful arsenal of hardware and software technologies, which has helped build its reputation and market dominance over the years. Google has been one of the symbolic forces behind advanced data transmission technologies used across the globe. Yet, Google maintained its strategic strength over its competitors by carefully withholding older […]

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        Data Modeling Lends a Hand to NoSQL Databases

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Sectors such as banking, healthcare, and insurance are increasingly interested in NoSQL databases and Data Modeling for NoSQL. As they take their first or their next steps in the space, they want “to have the tools available to them that give credibility and legitimacy to the technology,” says Pascal Desmarets, Founder and CEO at Hackolade, […]

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        Data Governance and Information Governance: Contemporary Solutions

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        By   2 weeks ago

        While Data Governance is usually considered a mature discipline, according to Robert Smallwood, the Managing Director at the Institute for Information Governance, during his recent DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2016 Conference presentation Information Governance (IG) is a more recent development. The Information Governance Initiative was first formed in February of 2014. It was originally made […]

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        Advanced Analytics 101: Beyond Business Intelligence

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Trying to make sense of data is nothing new. Companies have been applying analytical methods since before the computer was invented. Once computers and storage became reasonably cheap and powerful, in the late 1980s, companies started using Business Intelligence (BI) software to try to find meaning in their data. Today’s Advanced Analytics go beyond the […]

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        People Matter to the Data Strategy Process

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Data Strategy in the education sector needs to take into consideration one big question: Why? Why should education professionals care about the seemingly endless streams of data they’re asked to enter into systems? Why should data input be a priority when they have so many other critical responsibilities to students on their plates? That’s what […]

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        Designing Effective Interviews for Spotting a Real Data Scientist

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        By   4 weeks ago

        The Data Scientist has been called the sexiest job of the 21st Century and thus has started attracting many young, ambitious contenders for this high-paying and “glamorous” post.  However, there is a growing concern among employers and business leaders that candidates are getting enticed by just the “title” without building the proper mindset and skills […]

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        Women in Technology: More Diversity Needed in Computer Science Studies

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        By   4 weeks ago

        The bi-annual Women in Technology Leadership Round Table was held at UC Berkeley in June, a few months after its organizers, Virginia Smith and Dr. Gitanjali Swamy, issued the report, Women In Tech: Addressing the Root Causes of Attrition. The report, which appeared after the Women in Technology inaugural Round Table in November, provided a […]

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        Data Lakes 101: An Overview

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        By   1 month ago

        A Data Lake is a pool of unstructured and structured data, stored as-is, without a specific purpose in mind, that can be “built on multiple technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, Amazon Simple Storage Service, a relational database, or various combinations thereof,” according to a white paper called What is a Data Lake and Why Has […]

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          Cask Releases Preview of CDAP 4, First Unified Integration Platform for Big Data

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          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Cask (cask.co), the company that makes building and running big data solutions easy, today announced a public preview release of CDAP 4, the first unified integration platform for big data. Among a series of important enhancements, CDAP 4 introduces the Cask Market, a […]

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          Datameer Delivers the Blueprint to Big Data Analytics Success

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          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “As an extension of its end-to-end, modern business intelligence (BI) platform, Datameer today introduced a series of tools designed to help companies discover and implement long-term data analytics strategies and best practices. Recognizing that the big data market is maturing and companies need value-based outcomes, Datameer […]

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          Varian’s InSightive Analytics Solution Now Supports Multi-Modality Treatment

          var

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company states, “Varian Medical Systems today announced the release of InSightive analytics v1.2. The software solution can now support both radiation and medical oncology data analytics for more informed decision making. InSightive allows users to easily explore their clinical and operational data to uncover trends […]

          Read More →

          PTC Announces Availability of Its ThingWorx Internet of Things Platform

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          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “PTC today announced that it has joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program as a partner that designs, develops and builds software integrated with SAP solutions. Through its participation in the program, PTC is now announcing the availability of its ThingWorx® Internet of Things (IoT) platform running on the […]

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          iovation Launches Sophisticated Machine Learning Fraud Detection Solution

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          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “iovation, the leading provider of device-based solutions for authentication and fraud prevention, today announced the launch of iovationScore. The unprecedented scale of iovationScore’s global device network along with its highly advanced use of adaptive algorithms make iovationScore the industry’s most robust machine learning fraud detection solution. It […]

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          Informatica Enables New Analytics Stack to Power Today’s Data-Driven Businesses

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          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Driven by trends in cloud, big data and self-service analytics powered by visualization, data lakes and cloud data warehousing, a new analytics stack is emerging that promises transparent access to vital data across all sources, formats and platforms for every business user. This new stack is […]

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          SnapLogic Introduces Intelligent Connectors for Microsoft Azure Data Lake Store

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          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “SnapLogic, the industry’s first unified data and application integration platform as a service (iPaaS), today announced the availability of new pre-built intelligent connectors — called Snaps — for Microsoft Azure Data Lake Store. The new Snaps provide fast, self-service data ingestion and transformation from virtually any source […]

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          The Most Easily Implemented Embedded Business Intelligence Software

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “G2 Crowd, the world’s leading business software review platform, today released the Fall 2016 Embedded Business Intelligence Software Implementation Index report to help businesses quickly identify the most easily implemented embedded business intelligence products. Looker received the highest overall implementation score with an 8.59 out of 10. […]

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          Etsy Acquires Blackbird Technologies to Enhance Search Capabilities

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          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “Etsy, Inc., which operates marketplaces where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods, today announced that it has acquired Blackbird Technologies, Inc. Privately-held, Blackbird has developed proprietary machine learning technology that delivers superior search relevance […]

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