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The Apple Watch and Big Data

by Angela Guess Ben Davis of Teradata recently wrote for Forbes, “The Apple Watch is launching amid much excitement, promising…

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Apr 28 Webinar: Top 10 Enterprise Use Cases for NoSQL

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DATE: April 28, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The adoption of NoSQL databases by large enterprises for mission-critical applications is accelerating. It started with Internet-age companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Today, enterprises in virtually every industry are deploying NoSQL databases to…

May 7 CDO Webinar: How CDOs Should Work with Lawyers

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DATE: May 7, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Legal risks, rights and obligations are among the most important emerging issues in enterprise data management today, and yet are not well understood, especially considering most CDOs come to the role with a business or…

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Revolutionizing Big Data and Hadoop: Operations and Analytics

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by Jelani Harper The implementation of a Big Data initiative through utilizing Hadoop enables organizations to achieve a number of key objectives in their overall data-centric processes including: Incorporating more sources: According to MapR CMO Jack Norris, “There’s going to be ever increasing sources of data. The rate of increase is growing. 60 to 70…

Big Data and the Industrial Internet: Improving Time to Insight and Action

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by Charles Roe The Industrial Internet has a very different landscape than the mainstream, social web of the consumer Internet. The “typical” Internet used by billions across the globe is an amalgamation of communication lines, servers, modems, software platforms, and various types of information ingestion devices, such as PCs and smart phones. The Industrial Internet…

The Expanding Importance of Data Governance

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by Jelani Harper Whether the topic was Master Data Management, regulatory compliance, Metadata, or overall Data Strategy, a number of sessions at Enterprise Data World 2015 Conference both implicitly and explicitly addressed challenges in Data Governance. The need to do so stems from the fact that the overall reliance on data for consumer, industrial, and…

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Are Data Scientist Salaries Sustainable

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by Jonathan Buckley If there’s one hot job that’s worth paying attention to in the year 2015 and beyond, it’s that of data scientist. Big data has become an indispensable ingredient in company success, and the data scientist is a large part of making that happen. It’s been called the sexiest job of the 21st…

Analytics and Data Stories: From Fantasy to Non-Fiction

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by Kimberly Nevala During our recent session on data storytelling a question was posed: Can storytelling be applied at the first stage of the analytic process? Specifically, when a working hypothesis is initially formed and before hard data is well in hand. The answer is yes. Storytelling can and should be applied throughout the analytic…

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Crowdsourcing Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote for Tech Republic, “Data science is filled with mystical algorithms reminiscent of spells chanted by wizards of yore. Armed with this arsenal of magic tricks, zealous leaders eagerly present their market with new and improved widgets, powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The leaders often take an egocentric view…

An Argument Against the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoWorld, Galen Gruman recently opined, “A highly connected world where devices of all sorts intelligently use sensor data to be more efficient, adjust to changing conditions, prevent or at least flag problems, and optimize performance of themselves, workflows, and even personal health — that is the vision of the Internet…

A Business Case for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Week, Chris Taylor recently commented, “The Internet of Things (IoT) is here. We’ve moved beyond speculation about what IoT might look like to the place where the rubber meets the road: that is, to where IoT demonstrates real business value. This evolution raises questions for how to best manage…

Data Governance & Data Quality News, Articles, & Education

Data Governance Should Be Embraced, Not Feared

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by Angela Guess IT-Online recently wrote, “There is a perception that data governance is a massive and intimidating task. Businesses know they should be doing it but they don’t know where to start. Data governance doesn’t need to be applied to the entire organisation in one fell swoop. Rather, when embarking on the data governance…

DGIQ Conference Brings Together Top Companies in the Business

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by Angela Guess We are happy to announce, “The upcoming Data Governance and Information Quality Conference (DGIQ) hosted by DebTech International, LLC and DATAVERSITY® has the support of several leading companies such as SAP®, SAS®, Adaptive as well as more than a dozen other companies and organizations. To view a complete list of sponsors visit…

Good Data Governance Requires Centralized Business Rules

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by Angela Guess Regina Pazvakavambwa recently wrote for IT Web, “Businesses often struggle to manage the evolution of data, and more data sources becoming available. This is according to Antionette van Zyl, senior solution manager: data management at SAS, who notes proper data management starts with a solid understanding of data governance. Organisations need a…

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Revolutionizing Big Data and Hadoop: Operations and Analytics

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by Jelani Harper The implementation of a Big Data initiative through utilizing Hadoop enables organizations to achieve a number of key objectives in their overall data-centric processes including: Incorporating more sources: According to MapR CMO Jack Norris, “There’s going to be ever increasing sources of data. The rate of increase is growing. 60 to 70…

The Apple Watch and Big Data

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by Angela Guess Ben Davis of Teradata recently wrote for Forbes, “The Apple Watch is launching amid much excitement, promising to change the way we generate and use data with a sweep of the hand. Okay, it’s not the first of its kind; we’ve seen smartwatches before – Samsung, Microsoft, even Swatch. But there’s nothing…

The Big Data Revolution’s Third Phase

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by Angela Guess Sumit Sadana recently wrote for Re/code, “Back in the pre-Internet era of the ’70s and ’80s, computer enthusiasts and researchers used “sneakernet” — loading information onto a portable storage device and walking it over, as a way to move large files. With the advent of Big Data, it’s making a comeback. ‘If…

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OMG to Launch Data Residency Working Group

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “The Object Management Group® (OMG®) today announced the first meeting of its Data Residency Working Group will be held on Tuesday, June 16th during the OMG Technical Meeting in Berlin, Germany. As cloud computing becomes an indispensable business tool, cloud users and providers are…

UConn Health Chooses Qumulo for High-Performance Computing Infrastructure

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Qumulo, pioneer of the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that UConn Health has chosen Qumulo Core for high-performance computing infrastructure to support life sciences research… Qumulo Core is designed for the rapidly growing storage performance, capacity, and data visibility needs faced by…

CMMI Institute Launches ‘Building Enterprise Data Management Capabilities’ Course

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by Angela Guess According to the CMMI Institute, “Following the success of our in-person data management courses, CMMI® Institute is excited to announce our Building Enterprise Data Management Capabilities elearning course. As a data management professional, you understand the value of optimizing your data management. According to Gartner, poor quality of data costs the average…

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Designing Better Data Models for NoSQL Databases

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by Angela Guess Jack Vaughan recently wrote for Search Data Management, “Typically built for speed and designed for specific purposes, NoSQL databases forgo the rigid database schemas of SQL-based relational software. As a result, they can be deployed quickly and adapted on the fly; in addition, they can handle data sets with diverse structures and…

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Revolutionizing Big Data and Hadoop: Operations and Analytics

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by Jelani Harper The implementation of a Big Data initiative through utilizing Hadoop enables organizations to achieve a number of key objectives in their overall data-centric processes including: Incorporating more sources: According to MapR CMO Jack Norris, “There’s going to be ever increasing sources of data. The rate of increase is growing. 60 to 70…

Designing Better Data Models for NoSQL Databases

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by Angela Guess Jack Vaughan recently wrote for Search Data Management, “Typically built for speed and designed for specific purposes, NoSQL databases forgo the rigid database schemas of SQL-based relational software. As a result, they can be deployed quickly and adapted on the fly; in addition, they can handle data sets with diverse structures and…

MapR Integrates its Hadoop Distribution with Teradata QueryGrid

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the integration of its utility-grade Hadoop distribution architected for real-time, data-centric enterprises with Teradata QueryGrid, providing best-in-class big data analytics across multiple data sets with a single query. ‘With tightly integrated…

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Analytics and Data Stories: From Fantasy to Non-Fiction

Kimberly Nevala

by Kimberly Nevala During our recent session on data storytelling a question was posed: Can storytelling be applied at the first stage of the analytic process? Specifically, when a working hypothesis is initially formed and before hard data is well in hand. The answer is yes. Storytelling can and should be applied throughout the analytic…

Stanford, Berkeley, & State Street Form Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

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by Angela Guess State Street recently reported, “The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and State Street Global Exchange today announced a collaboration to establish the Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR), a new research center focused on applying advanced data-science techniques to manage and mitigate economic and financial risk. The announcement comes as…