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When Nurses Embrace Their Role in Data Governance, HealthCare Organizations Win

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By   12 hours ago

Have you ever stopped to consider the number of industries where the employees may not understand the importance of the data they record to the business’ overall operations? In the restaurant sector, for example, employees may not be particularly diligent about exactly following the processes for regularly recording the temperature of certain ingredients that go […]

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NASA Unveils New Public Web Portal for Research Results

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By   12 hours ago

by Angela Guess Last week, a press release out of NASA announced, “Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal. The creation of the NASA-Funded Research Results portal on NASA.gov reflects the agency’s ongoing commitment to providing broad public access to […]

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Waterline Data Unveils Universal Data Catalog to Empower Citizen Data Scientists

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By   12 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Waterline Data, The Smart Data Catalog Company, continues to clear the hurdles impeding Hadoop adoption in the enterprise by announcing today the immediate availability of Smart Data Catalog 3.0, the latest version of the industry’s most comprehensive data catalog available. Waterline Data allows organizations to replace […]

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Taking the Pain Out of HDFS Upgrades

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By   12 hours ago

by Angela Guess BlueData’s Chief Architect Tom Phelan recently wrote an article entitled “HDFS Upgrades Are Painful. But they Don’t Have to Be.” Phelan begins, “It’s hard enough to gather all the data that an enterprise needs for a Hadoop deployment; it shouldn’t be hard to manage it as well. But if you follow the […]

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MagicGPS Awarded IoT Patent for Automatic Wi-Fi Connections From a Moving Vehicle

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By   12 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “MagicGPS LLC awarded the first Internet of Things (IoT) Wi-Fi based GPS Tracking System, patent # 9,307,399 granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). MagicGPS has developed the first system and IoT device that detects and connects to open or secure […]

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Microsoft Acquisition of Genee to Accelerate Intelligent Experiences in Office 365

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By   12 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new release out of Microsoft written by Rajesh Jha, Corporate Vice President of Outlook and Office 365, states, “I am pleased to announce that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service. Co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee, who plan to join Microsoft, started Genee in 2014 […]

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Webinar: Mastering and Master Data Governance

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By   13 hours ago

To view just the slides from the presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Master Data and Data Governance are connected at the hip. Master Data implies that the data in the MDM resource is well defined, quality produced and effectively used. Data Governance for MDM is put in place to assure that these three things […]

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Slides: Mastering and Master Data Governance

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RWDG Webinar: Mastering and Master Data Governance from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Master Data and Data Governance are connected at the hip. Master Data implies that the data in the MDM resource is well defined, quality produced and effectively used. Data Governance for MDM […]

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Big Data: The Key to Big and Successful Marketing

Dr. Rahul Razdan

By   2 days ago

Click here to learn more about author Dr. Rahul Razdan. Some words about Big Data: It is irrelevant without big marketing, the kind of outreach responsible for connecting with consumers, resonating with listeners or viewers, and echoing throughout the auditorium or arena for an audience of interested attendees. For Big Data is like a map […]

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    Aug 25 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling for Big Data

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    DATE: August 25, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The recent focus on Big Data in the data management community brings with it a paradigm shift—from the more traditional top-down, “design then build” approach to data warehousing and business intelligence, to the more bottom […]

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    Sep 1 CDO Webinar: A Chief Data Officer Interview

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 1, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Join John and Kelle as they talk to a Chief Data Officer (CDO). We will continue to explore why organizations hire CDO’s and how the CDO role is still evolving. We will examine some of […]

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    Sep 7 DGPO Webinar: Initiating Data Governance in a Consumer Packaged Goods World, Our Experience at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

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    DATE: September 7, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Data Governance in a Consumer Packaged World, differs from that in the Finance or Medical fields. We do not govern personal information: we govern our customers, our products, and our […]

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    Sep 8 Smart Data Webinar: Autonomous Systems, from Science Fiction to Commercial Solutions

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    DATE: September 8, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Achieving autonomy – the ability and authority to act on one’s own volition – is generally a sign of maturity in humans. In machines, it means that some aspect(s) of control or decision-making has been […]

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    Sep 13 Data-Ed Webinar: Predictive Analytics – How to get stuff out of your Crystal Ball

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    DATE: September 13, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Everyone wants to leverage data.  The optimal implementation of analytics is an organization-wide set of capabilities.  These are called advantageous organizational analytic capabilities in that a clear ROI is demonstrable from these efforts.  Turns out […]

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    Sep 14 Webinar: The Why, When, and How of NoSQL – A Practical Approach

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    DATE: September 14, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar More and more Fortune 1000 companies like Marriott, Cars.com, Gannett, and PayPal are choosing NoSQL over relational databases like Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2 to power their web, mobile, and IoT applications. Why? Lower […]

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    Sep 15 RWDG Webinar: Successful Data Governance Models and Frameworks

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    DATE: September 15, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar There are three models that any organization can follow when implementing a Data Governance program. Programs can be developed to “command-and-control” the data. Programs can be developed to focus on a specific discipline such as […]

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    Sep 20 Webinar: How Can You Calculate the Cost of Your Data?

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 20, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar is 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. […]

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    Sep 22 LDM Webinar: UML for Data Modeling – When Does it Make Sense?

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 22, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar When most data architects think of data modeling, they think of Entity-Relationship modeling. But other notations exist for data modeling, and the UML has for many years been used by application developers and enterprise architects […]

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      Big Data: The Key to Big and Successful Marketing

      Dr. Rahul Razdan

      By   2 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Dr. Rahul Razdan. Some words about Big Data: It is irrelevant without big marketing, the kind of outreach responsible for connecting with consumers, resonating with listeners or viewers, and echoing throughout the auditorium or arena for an audience of interested attendees. For Big Data is like a map […]

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      Big Data’s Role in the Greater Good

      Ari Amster

      By   5 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Ariel Amster. When people talk about Big Data, often they refer to the massive benefits that stand to be gained by businesses. There’s little doubt that enterprises have taken advantage of Big Data Analytics through things like greater productivity, improved understanding of customers, and innovative product development, but […]

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      The Generation Conflict Around Next Gen Technology and Trends (Part 1)

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   6 days 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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      The Knowledge Representation Corner: Procedural vs. Declarative Part 2 – Logical Languages

      Adam Pease

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about author Adam Pease. In Part 1 I discussed the difference between procedural and declarative languages, and mentioned the confusion that can come from thinking that Turing equivalence applies to declarative languages. Now I’ll discuss some different logical languages. This is just an informal introduction. For the formal logician who is […]

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      Putting Analytics and Data into Action: Organic Growth Doesn’t Occur Naturally

      Kimberly Nevala

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. I’ve recently moderated a number of executive panels on the rewards and realities of putting analytics and data into action. Across the board, the importance of nurturing “organic growth” was emphasized. Along with an equally important but oft overlooked caveat: organic growth doesn’t happen naturally. Sure, […]

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      Don’t Drown in Your Data Lake: Keep Afloat with the Right Information

      Jon Pilkington

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. It is the era of Big Data. Businesses are generating data at an ever-increasing rate and with this rising tide of information comes the need for secure storage and extreme organization. The problem is that the traditional method of using Data Warehouses, which structure data into […]

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      Grading Database Quality, Part 2: Database Models

      Michael Blaha

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This article is the second in a series of two blogs that present our grading scale for database quality. Read Part 1 here: Grading Database Quality, Part 1: Database Designs. We assign separate grades for the quality of a database design (previous blog) and the underlying model (this […]

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      August 2016 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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      By   3 weeks ago

      Many of you have now checked out our new DATAVERSITY Training Center. We are so excited to offer yet another level of education to our mix. You can buy complete Learning Plans composed of several courses or buy the courses individually. Each course has an educational video followed by an exam. Pass the exam, then […]

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      SAS, R, or Python – Enter World Programming System (WPS)

      Steve Miller

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. With more than a little serendipity, I came across a report detailing the results of the third annual survey by Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, entitled “SAS, R, or Python Survey 2016: Which Tool Do Analytics Pros Prefer?” The survey asked each respondent to name the single […]

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        When Nurses Embrace Their Role in Data Governance, HealthCare Organizations Win

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        By   12 hours ago

        Have you ever stopped to consider the number of industries where the employees may not understand the importance of the data they record to the business’ overall operations? In the restaurant sector, for example, employees may not be particularly diligent about exactly following the processes for regularly recording the temperature of certain ingredients that go […]

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        An Overview of University and Non-Traditional Programs in Data Science Education

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        By   6 days ago

        In 2011, McKinsey Global Institute forecast an enormous shortage of Data Science and Analytics professionals by 2018. Academia responded by developing a host of Data Science education programs, primarily allowing graduates with mathematical and technical backgrounds to earn a master’s degree. Since the first programs started, they have now spread to dozens of universities, and […]

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        A Brief History of the Internet of Things

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        By   1 week ago

        The Internet of Things (IoT) has not been around for very long. However, there have been visions of machines communicating with one another since the early 1800s. Machines have been providing direct communications since the telegraph (the first landline) was developed in the 1830s and 1840s. Described as “wireless telegraphy,” the first radio voice transmission […]

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        Putting the Focus on Action in Prescriptive Analytics

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The retail industry is an environment of Big Data just waiting to be exploited. It’s all there, from data related to real-world store sales and traffic, to customer loyalty engagement and social media sentiment, to supplier transaction information and even sensor findings from devices that monitor things like product temperatures. But one problem is that […]

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        The Life of a Data Scientist

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The worldwide demand for qualified Data Scientists continues to grow and one of the most common queries in many an industry insider’s mind is so, what is it that a Data Scientist does? When lay persons within an industry try to grasp the essence of a Data Scientist’s life, the confusion that boggles everyone is […]

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        Moving Forward with Big Data: Investments, Challenges, and Predictions

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        By   3 weeks ago

        People are using computers, smart phones, and laptops with increasing regularity. As a result, businesses are collecting and storing huge amounts of data, or Big Data. Acquiring insights from all this information is a challenge, but is also key to achieving a competitive advantage. Analytics solutions that find unstructured and structured data can help tremendously […]

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        Business-Driven Data Strategy: A Focused Imperative

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Big Data is cool. The Internet of Things is cool. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are cool. Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics are cool. Having bad Data Quality so that none of those cool technologies actually work is not cool. A coherent Data Strategy that involves a comprehensive Metadata Management plan, well-defined Data Governance and Data […]

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        Dynamic APIs for the Age of Digital Business

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        By   4 weeks ago

        One ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingy. The words surely call to mind – at least to those familiar with the 1960s/70s TV show Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in – images of Lily Tomlin as telephone operator Ernestine. But the digital businesses of a very different era do not want to have to rely on manual machinations all too […]

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        Machine Learning of the Next Decade: The Promises and the Pitfalls

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        By   4 weeks ago

        Machine Learning (ML) technology has gained rapid strides in the current enterprise software ecosystem, as it perfectly balances the ease of adoption, deployment, and market maturity with strong business benefits. On the flip side, Machine Learning technology also threatens some core elements of the human experience such as natural processes, human labor, or traditional workflows. […]

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          NASA Unveils New Public Web Portal for Research Results

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          By   12 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Last week, a press release out of NASA announced, “Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal. The creation of the NASA-Funded Research Results portal on NASA.gov reflects the agency’s ongoing commitment to providing broad public access to […]

          Read More →

          Waterline Data Unveils Universal Data Catalog to Empower Citizen Data Scientists

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          By   12 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Waterline Data, The Smart Data Catalog Company, continues to clear the hurdles impeding Hadoop adoption in the enterprise by announcing today the immediate availability of Smart Data Catalog 3.0, the latest version of the industry’s most comprehensive data catalog available. Waterline Data allows organizations to replace […]

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          Taking the Pain Out of HDFS Upgrades

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          By   12 hours ago

          by Angela Guess BlueData’s Chief Architect Tom Phelan recently wrote an article entitled “HDFS Upgrades Are Painful. But they Don’t Have to Be.” Phelan begins, “It’s hard enough to gather all the data that an enterprise needs for a Hadoop deployment; it shouldn’t be hard to manage it as well. But if you follow the […]

          Read More →

          MagicGPS Awarded IoT Patent for Automatic Wi-Fi Connections From a Moving Vehicle

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          By   12 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “MagicGPS LLC awarded the first Internet of Things (IoT) Wi-Fi based GPS Tracking System, patent # 9,307,399 granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). MagicGPS has developed the first system and IoT device that detects and connects to open or secure […]

          Read More →

          Microsoft Acquisition of Genee to Accelerate Intelligent Experiences in Office 365

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          By   12 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new release out of Microsoft written by Rajesh Jha, Corporate Vice President of Outlook and Office 365, states, “I am pleased to announce that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service. Co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee, who plan to join Microsoft, started Genee in 2014 […]

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          OpsClarity Introduces Automated Discovery and Monitoring for Containerized Applications

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          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “OpsClarity, a provider of intelligent monitoring solutions for modern applications and data infrastructure, today introduced a completely automated performance monitoring solution for dynamic and containerized applications running in either private data centers or on public clouds. OpsClarity provides a novel and scalable approach to […]

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          StreamSets Launches Program to Help Companies Integrate Big Data Flows Into Products

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          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “StreamSets, the dataflow performance management company, today announced the StreamSets Embed Program, which provides support and services to technology companies needing to embed world-class data ingestion capabilities into their products and services. The Embed Program includes two options, an Innovator Program designed for early stage companies […]

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          Infer Launches Industry’s First Predictive Account-Based Behavior Scoring

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          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “Infer Inc., a leading provider of predictive technologies that help companies win more customers, today launched the industry’s most advanced account behavior scoring offering, which helps companies accelerate revenue generation by supercharging their account-based marketing (ABM) programs. Building on Infer’s pioneering lead behavior and […]

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          451 Research: Bots are the New Tech Gold Rush

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “451 Research announced the publication of a complimentary research report, ‘Emerging vendors in the bots space,’ which shows that despite the relatively recent emergence of smart bots a number of startups focused on natural language processing (NLP) and building bots are generating investor interest as they begin […]

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