The Immediate Future of Data Management

What France’s First CDO is Doing to Improve Open Data and Data Governance

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In Defense of Data Science

In Defense of Data Science

by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “When Hilary Mason talks about data, it’s a good idea to listen.…

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Jan 27 Webinar: A Data Management Maturity Model Case Study

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DATE: January 27, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is brought in Partnership with: About the Webinar Ally Financial Inc., previously known as GMAC Inc., is a bank holding company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. Ally has more than 15 million customers worldwide, serving over 16,000…

Feb 5 CDO Webinar: Trends in Data Strategy – A Look into 2015

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DATE: February 5, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar What are the current trends in Data Strategy? What are companies focusing on? There is a lot happening around Data impacting Enterprise Data Strategies, especially around the Chief Data Officer…

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The Immediate Future of Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Trends in the Data Management space tend to emerge rapidly and mature slowly. Those that will most impact the way that Data Management is conducted throughout the coming months are explored below. These capabilities for managing data effectively represent the maturation of a number of different technologies, platforms, and capabilities that will…

2015 Trends in Data Modeling: The Machine Learning Effect

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by Jelani Harper Data Modeling has become easier – in certain instances. It has arisen from the nearly exclusive reach of Data Scientists and IT departments to take up residence where it is needed most—within the comforting confines of the business. There are still a number of caveats involved with this trend, as end users…

The Semantic Web: Moving Forward in 2015

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by Jennifer Zaino We’re all waiting to see what’s next for the Web of Data – that is, the Semantic Web – after a year that had numerous highlights including: the official publication of HTML5, which boasts the ability to describe the structure of a web document with standard semantics; a flurry of activity for…

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When To Use the UML for Databases (And When Not To)

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by Michael Blaha The UML is a popular notation for modeling software artifacts. Even though the UML was mostly developed for programming, it is also relevant for databases. This article takes a critical look at using the UML for databases. What is the UML? The UML (an acronym for Unified Modeling Language) is a general-purpose…

Smart Data News, Articles, & Education

The Immediate Future of Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Trends in the Data Management space tend to emerge rapidly and mature slowly. Those that will most impact the way that Data Management is conducted throughout the coming months are explored below. These capabilities for managing data effectively represent the maturation of a number of different technologies, platforms, and capabilities that will…

Kimera Systems Wants to Create a Virtual Assistant for Your Gadgets

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports, “With his new company, Kimera Systems, [Mounir Shita] wants to help create all sorts of internet-connected devices without help from the Googles and the Amazons, spreading the wealth to electronics makers and broadband providers instead. For consumers, who’s actually taking a cut of all these purchases might…

USAID is Looking for Help with Its Geospatial Analytics

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by Angela Guess GCN.com recently reported, “The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with a mission to support developing nations, maintains a set of geospatial tools to help map and manage its global project work flow. Recently the agency announced a plan to expand the geospatial technologies already offered through its GeoCenter, a coordinating…

Data Governance & Data Quality News, Articles, & Education

What France’s First CDO is Doing to Improve Open Data and Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Marine Gossa of the London School of Economics recently wrote, “Working under the Prime Minister’s direct orders and within the Ministry for Public Action Modernization, [France’s Chief Data Officer Henri] Verdier has two main challenges to face in coordinating public data collection and use: enhancing the State’s accountability (open data) and efficiency…

RWDG Webinar: Agile and Data Governance – Bridging the Gap

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Real-World Data Governance Webinar: Agile & Data Governance – Bridging the Gap from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar The concepts of both Data Governance and Agile Development continue to be applied in many organizations with differing levels of success. Nobody is surprised that Data Governance and…

RWDG Slides: Agile and Data Governance – Bridging the Gap

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Real-World Data Governance Webinar: Agile and Data Governance – Bridging the Gap from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar The concepts of both Data Governance and Agile Development continue to be applied in many organizations with differing levels of success. Nobody is surprised that Data Governance…

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What France’s First CDO is Doing to Improve Open Data and Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Marine Gossa of the London School of Economics recently wrote, “Working under the Prime Minister’s direct orders and within the Ministry for Public Action Modernization, [France’s Chief Data Officer Henri] Verdier has two main challenges to face in coordinating public data collection and use: enhancing the State’s accountability (open data) and efficiency…

The Best Hardware and Software of the Year

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by Angela Guess Eric Knorr of InfoWorld recently wrote, “After witnessing the unprecedented explosion of enterprise technology development last year, I’ve been particularly excited to see how the 2015 Technology of the Year Awards would play out. As it turned out, some pretty bold themes emerged from this year’s selection of 32 winners. First and…

Enterprise Information Management News, Articles, & Education

Using the IBM Power Development Cloud for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Beta Application Testing

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by Angela Guess Bob Dick of IBM reports, “Excitement continues to build around Linux on IBM Power Systems from the first Scale-out POWER8 processor-based systems shipped in mid-2014 to the Enterprise POWER8 processor-based systems which began shipping in 4Q2014 and includes the Integrated Facility for Linux support. A big part of that excitement is around…

Goldman Sachs Invests $56M in Singapore Big Data Firm, Antuit

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by Angela Guess Rick Carew of the Wall Street Journal reports, “Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is placing a bet on big data’s growth in Asia. The U.S. investment bank is leading a $56 million investment in Singapore’s Antuit Holdings Pte. Ltd. to help it grow and acquire rivals in Asia’s rapidly growing data analytics market,…

EDW Webinar: Mastering & Referencing Data for the Enterprise

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Enterprise Data World Webinar: Mastering & Referencing Data for the Enterprise from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Developing and implementing a master record and reference data through a best practice approach and lessons learned for your organization’s data business needs. The ability to leverage the immense…

Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

The Immediate Future of Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Trends in the Data Management space tend to emerge rapidly and mature slowly. Those that will most impact the way that Data Management is conducted throughout the coming months are explored below. These capabilities for managing data effectively represent the maturation of a number of different technologies, platforms, and capabilities that will…

Data Model Webinar: State of the Union Data Modeling

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The Heart of Data Modeling Webinar: State of the Union Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Welcome to the first webinar in the new DATAVERSITY Webinar Series: The Heart of Data Modeling with Karen Lopez. Each month Karen will provide education in a specific…

Data Model Slides: State of the Union Data Modeling

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The Heart of Data Modeling Webinar: State of the Union Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> About the Webinar Welcome to the first webinar in the new DATAVERSITY Webinar Series: The Heart of Data Modeling with Karen Lopez. Each month Karen will provide education in a…

NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

The Immediate Future of Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Trends in the Data Management space tend to emerge rapidly and mature slowly. Those that will most impact the way that Data Management is conducted throughout the coming months are explored below. These capabilities for managing data effectively represent the maturation of a number of different technologies, platforms, and capabilities that will…

The Best Hardware and Software of the Year

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by Angela Guess Eric Knorr of InfoWorld recently wrote, “After witnessing the unprecedented explosion of enterprise technology development last year, I’ve been particularly excited to see how the 2015 Technology of the Year Awards would play out. As it turned out, some pretty bold themes emerged from this year’s selection of 32 winners. First and…

What NoSQL Has to Offer

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by Angela Guess John Leonard of Computing.co.uk recently wrote, “There is no doubt that many more people are taking a long look at what NoSQL has to offer, both to manage traditional workloads and for new applications too. The near-monthly announcements of a new multi-million dollar funding round are testament to the fact that this…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, and Education

Taking Big Data Analytics for a Test Drive

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by Angela Guess Adrian Bridgwater of Forbes recently wrote, “Cloud-centric ‘autonomic’ application management company Qubell has announced Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The software is intended to enable Hadoop programmers and data engineers to get access to on-demand test environments for big data analytics projects. The assertion here (made by IDC analyst Melinda Ballou) is that…

How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Big Data

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by Angela Guess John Mason of Entrepreneur recently wrote, “Only 18 percent of small businesses and just more than half (57 percent) of mid-size companies use business intelligence and analytics solutions, according to market research firm The SMB Group. What about the others? Many smaller businesses are reluctant to invest in leading-edge technologies. Limited capital…