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DATE: March 5, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Recognizing that there is value in data is a great starting point, but what do you do next? It’s tempting to charge off and begin deploying platforms and capabilities, but…

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DATE: March 10, 2015 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 your data architecture that organizes your data assets so they can be leveraged in your business strategy to create real business value. Even though…

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Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

Contemporary Trends in Master Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) is changing to reflect some of the more influential technologies in the Data Management space today, which includes Big Data, graph databases, Cloud Computing, social media, mobile, and others. Collectively, these technologies reflect the overall trend of MDM’s evolution from specific domains and lines of business, to enterprise…

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by Jelani Harper There are a number of Master Data Management (MDM) solutions that cater to specific domains (customers or products), multiple domains or even certain industries. The deployment of these options; however, can frequently shift the burden of MDM to technology instead of holistically addressing the consensus required of workers across various departments regarding…

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(Unstructured) Big Data: Context is King

Brian Bell

by Bryan Bell Structured and unstructured content require a separate approach to manage and extract business value. The large amounts of structured data requires a high performance computing solution. The unstructured data requires a solution with a similar ability to scale, but for the solution to be effective, it must possess a unique ability to…

Caution: Data and Information Are Not the Same Thing

Martin Doyle

by Martin Doyle All businesses know about the importance of managing data. Businesses are collecting more data than ever, and hiring chief data officers to manage that data. In order to obtain quality, we must understand the raw materials we’re working with. And that means knowing what data really is (or are, depending on your…

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Qualcomm Uses Cognitive Computing to Improve How Computers Understand Us

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Patrick Moorhead recently wrote, “Cognitive computing and machine learning are some of the hottest topics in all of high tech. Many companies in the semiconductor industry have been looking for ways to improve how computers interact with us and more importantly, understand our behavior and needs. Because without understanding humans…

How the Internet of Things & Big Data Tie Together

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by Angela Guess Teena Hammond recently wrote for ZDnet, “The Internet of Things, or IoT, is projected to undergo massive growth with 4.9 billion IoT-connected devices in 2015 and more than 25 billion predicted to be in use by 2020, according to Gartner. The IoT appeals across a broad base of industry sectors and fields…

Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

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Examining Models of Business Intelligence and Analytics Success

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by Angela Guess Peter Krensky recently wrote for Business2Community, “All large enterprises (organizations with over $1 billion in annual revenue) have embraced analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) to some degree. But which ones are models of analytical practice and success? Aberdeen surveyed 170 large enterprises to investigate what makes analytics successful when deployed on a…

Maximizing Data Discovery With a Balance of Freedom and Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Lindy Ryan recently noted, “Data governance is – now maybe more than ever – a charged topic. Business-driven data discovery is becoming fundamental for organizations to explore, iterate, and extract meaningful and actionable insights from vast amounts of new and diverse internal and external data. To achieve the…

CA Technologies ERworld 2015 to Explore Future of Data Management & Big Data

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “CA Technologies popular ERworld online conference for Data Management professionals will be held March 18-19. Now in its fifth year, ERworld features tracks, sessions and networking opportunities that will help participants effectively use data modeling as a key component of their business-critical data management,…

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(Unstructured) Big Data: Context is King

Brian Bell

by Bryan Bell Structured and unstructured content require a separate approach to manage and extract business value. The large amounts of structured data requires a high performance computing solution. The unstructured data requires a solution with a similar ability to scale, but for the solution to be effective, it must possess a unique ability to…

3 Big Data Predictions for Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Writing for Firstpost, Doug Laney recently stated, “Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business. Three trends Gartner has identified describe information’s ability to transform…

NuoDB Raises the Bar on Continuous Availability in Larks Release 2.2

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by Angela Guess A recent article of the company reports, “NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology, today announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features SQL, usability, performance, and scalability enhancements…

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RF Code Launches New Data Center Management Platform

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “RF Code today launched the next phase in its Workplace IoT platform with the announcement of Asset Manager 4.0 for Data Centers, which provides enhanced flexibility, event predictability and an even more extensive asset lifecycle management solution to global enterprise data centers and…

Contemporary Trends in Master Data Management

Big Data

by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) is changing to reflect some of the more influential technologies in the Data Management space today, which includes Big Data, graph databases, Cloud Computing, social media, mobile, and others. Collectively, these technologies reflect the overall trend of MDM’s evolution from specific domains and lines of business, to enterprise…

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Slides: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong

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The Heart of Data Modeling: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Is your organization using agile approaches to systems development project?  Have you found that there are conflicting opinions with what…

Webinar: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong

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The Heart of Data Modeling: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong from DATAVERSITY  To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Is your organization using agile approaches to systems development project?  Have you found that there are conflicting opinions with what should…

Be Wary of Database Layer Frameworks

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha Over the years we’ve seen a number of projects where application architects use a generic layer to hide a database. This is a common approach with object-oriented languages accessing a relational database. Application code accesses the layer which in turn accesses the database. The use of a generic layer can be a…

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NuoDB Raises the Bar on Continuous Availability in Larks Release 2.2

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by Angela Guess A recent article of the company reports, “NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology, today announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features SQL, usability, performance, and scalability enhancements…

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

NoSQL 101 for CIOs

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by Angela Guess Pat Brans recently wrote in CIO.co.uk, “Any CIO who doesn’t want to be squeezed out by shadow IT should bone up on NoSQL now. According to industry analysts at Gartner, by 2016, the majority of new enterprise applications will use at least one NoSQL DBMS. Some of those new applications will be…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, and Education

12 Business Intelligence Services to Consider

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by Angela Guess Jason Sander recently wrote for CloudTweaks, “Business Intelligence (BI) services have recently seen an explosion of innovation and choices for business owners and entrepreneurs. So many choices, in fact, that many companies aren’t sure which business intelligence company to use. To help offer you a solution, we’ve compiled a list of 12…

3 Big Data Predictions for Business Intelligence

Reflected In Time - London City Office Life (Walkie Talkie)

by Angela Guess Writing for Firstpost, Doug Laney recently stated, “Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business. Three trends Gartner has identified describe information’s ability to transform…

Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…