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Intelligent Crowdsourcing: A Big Data Solution

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By   19 mins ago

IDG (International Data Group) predicts the use of unstructured Big Data will steadily grow at a rate of 62 percent annually. They also predict by the year 2022, 93 percent of all data being processed will be unstructured. The issue of processing unstructured Big Data is currently one of the most challenging problems facing Data […]

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Placing Your Focus on Time to Analytics

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By   14 mins ago

by Angela Guess Prat Moghe recently wrote in Information Management, “Conversations about analytics and data processing have shifted notably in my career. Even 15 years ago, enterprise data warehouse discussions focused on processing speed and performance. Today, the bottlenecks have moved. Performance is still important, yes, but no longer the biggest impediment to success. Now […]

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Starting on the Right Foot with Your Big Data Strategy

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By   9 mins ago

by Angela Guess Mark Samuels recently wrote in ZDnet, “Big data is big business: analyst Gartner says the amount of chief data officers (CDOs) being appointed by major organisations rose from 400 in 2014 to 1,000 in 2015. The analyst predicts 90 per cent of large companies will have a CDO by 2019. Such CDOs […]

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EnterpriseDB Plans New Release for Corporate Users

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By   4 mins ago

by Angela Guess Danny Bradbury reports in IT World Canada, “Database firm EnterpriseDB (EDB) is hoping to encourage enterprises users to pick up its distribution of the Postgres open source database by tailoring a new release for corporate users. One of the new features sees it integrate with other kinds of databases that handle big […]

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How the Internet of Things Will Reshape the Hardware Market

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By   1 min ago

by Angela Guess Narbeh Derhacobian recently wrote in TechCrunch, “It’s been almost 10 years since Apple unveiled the iPhone. Since that day, the smartphone has been the overwhelming driver of innovation in the technology industry. Cameras, Wi-Fi, batteries, touch sensors, baseband processors and memory chips — in less than a decade, these components have made […]

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New DARPA Project, Fun LoL, Seeks to Find the Limits of Machine Learning

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By   6 mins ago

by Angela Guess Michael Cooney reports in NetworkWorld, “What are the fundamental limitations inherent in machine learning systems? That’s the central question of a potential new DARPA program known as the Fundamental Limits of Learning (Fun LoL) which according to the researchers will address how the quest for the ultimate learning machine can be measured […]

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Don’t Fence Me In: Tensions on the Data Science Frontier

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By   24 hours ago

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data scientists can be a stubborn, proud, and independent lot. In their hearts, they’re new-age prospects whose primary occupation is to uncover hidden veins of insight buried deep in data. Self-starting genius is a great thing, but it’s not what pays the bills. In the new […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Business Data Terminology

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By   24 hours ago

by Angela Guess Hannah Augur recently put together a guide in Dataconomy of some of the most basic business data terminology for non-tech execs and others new to the wide world of data. Her guide begins with “Algorithms: Mathematical formulas or statistical processes used to analyze data. These are used in software to process and […]

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The Rise of the Digital Economy and, Necessarily, NoSQL

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By   24 hours ago

by Angela Guess Luke Whitehead recently wrote in ITProPortal, “Today’s web, mobile, and IoT applications share one or more (if not all) of the following characteristics. They need to: (1) Support large numbers of concurrent users (tens of thousands, perhaps millions); (2) Deliver highly responsive experiences to a globally distributed base of users, (3) Be […]

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    Jun 2 CDO Webinar: CDO Interview – A Conversation with a Recovering CDO – What It’s Really Like From Someone Who Has ‘Been There and Done That’

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: Jun 2, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar The CDO role is still new and emerging within every industry, even those early adopters like Financial Services companies, have not hired CDO’s across the board. Having said that, there has also been quite a […]

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    Jun 9 Smart Data Webinar: Sense and Sensors – From Perception to Personality

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: June 9, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Business and public-sector entities use individual and aggregated data to understand customer/constituent wants and needs. This can range from basic satisfaction survey data to analyzing movement in physical spaces and tracking shopping cart habits online. […]

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    Jun 14 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Modeling Fundamentals

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: June 14, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Every organization produces and consumes data. Because data is so important to day to day operations, data trends are hitting the mainstream and businesses are adopting buzzwords such as Big Data, NoSQL, data scientist, etc., […]

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    Jun 16 RWDG Webinar: DIY and Purchased Data Governance Tools

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: Jun 16, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data Governance tools are enablers to program success. The metadata stored in these tools become the backbone of a successful Data Governance program. The question of whether to build your own Data Governance tools versus […]

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    Jun 21 DAMA Webinar: The Theory of Everything – Is it Time to Rethink Data Management?

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    DATE: June 21, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar With the arrival of big data, data science and the internet of things, you could be forgiven for thinking that our sophistication with data is advancing at a phenomenal rate, and from a technical perspective […]

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    Jun 28 Webinar: Subscribing to Your Critical Data Supply Chain – Getting Value from True Data Lineage

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    By   8 months ago

    DATE: June 28, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Operational Data Governance is more than a stewardship process for critical Business Assets.  As organizations build structure around KPI’s and other critical data, a workflow develops that revolves around the […]

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      Don’t Fence Me In: Tensions on the Data Science Frontier

      James Kobielus

      By   24 hours ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data scientists can be a stubborn, proud, and independent lot. In their hearts, they’re new-age prospects whose primary occupation is to uncover hidden veins of insight buried deep in data. Self-starting genius is a great thing, but it’s not what pays the bills. In the new […]

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      Data Privacy: Why Can’t We Be “Friends”?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Do you have Facebook Friends on your personal account that you barely know or who are friends of friends? Maybe it’s time to do some un-friending and review your privacy settings. While some people think they are in a competition to see how many Facebook “friends” they […]

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      Data Governance: Making Big Data Manageable

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      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Avi Kalderon. Some businesses are swimming through their “lake” of big data. Some feel like they are drowning. The difference, often, is the ability to actively adapt data governance and data management capabilities right from the start. Here are five ways data governance can make big data manageable and empower […]

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      Where are We with Machine Learning?

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      By   1 week ago

      Learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Over the course of the next few months we will be releasing insights in Machine Learning, the Cloud, and Big Data in this new video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. Here’s Stefan’s first short video blog on “Where are We with Machine Learning?.”

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      Big Data: Why Insights-as-a-Service?

      Ariel Amster

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Ariel Amster. One of the great lessons big data is showing us is that, just because a company captures and stores heavy amounts of data, doesn’t mean that data has value. As always, value hinges on context. And the value of big data hinges on a cycle of analysis, […]

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      Four Reasons Why Big Data Analytics in the Cloud Makes Sense Now

      Raghu Thiagarajan

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Raghu Thiagarajan. Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics have, perhaps rightfully, been slower to take off in the cloud than other software categories. Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) was an early mover, driven by Salesforce, and since then we’ve seen other applications like payroll and expense reporting go heavily toward the cloud. […]

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      Documenting Data Models

      Michael Blaha

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Once you’ve created a data model, how do you document it? You need to deliver the model’s content to others – to business sponsors, other developers, and posterity for purposes that you may not envision. This article looks at options for documenting data models and their […]

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      How Cognitive Data Science Can Cure the Talent Shortage

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      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Sundeep Sanghavi. The Internet of Things and its interconnected approach has led to an overwhelming explosion of big data. About 6.4 billion connected devices are already in use today, and Gartner expects that number to reach 20.8 billion by 2020. This growth is big business; it’s estimated that […]

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      Vetting the Actual Science Behind Data Science

      James Kobielus

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Everybody wants to rule the world–or, at the very least, discover the fundamental rules that rule the world. That’s why we have scientists. Statistical models are the heart of most scientific inquiry. In business applications, for example, data scientists often work with behavioral data that is […]

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        Intelligent Crowdsourcing: A Big Data Solution

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        By   19 mins ago

        IDG (International Data Group) predicts the use of unstructured Big Data will steadily grow at a rate of 62 percent annually. They also predict by the year 2022, 93 percent of all data being processed will be unstructured. The issue of processing unstructured Big Data is currently one of the most challenging problems facing Data […]

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        The Future of Analytics: Collaboration, Deep Learning, and Telling the Story

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        By   5 days ago

        Dr. Athanasios (Thanos) Gentimis, Assistant Professor of Math and Analytics at Florida Polytechnic University sees the future of analytics as a team effort, where subject matter experts (SMEs) collaborate in teams with Data Scientists and each team member plays to his or her strengths. He also sees a reliance on Deep Learning for creation of […]

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        Data Science Education at NCSU: Education with a Mission

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        By   7 days ago

        The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) is one of the oldest Data Science degrees in the country. The program began in 2007, with the school’s Institute for Advanced Analytics focused on supporting the success of its students. A presentation about the program at the school sets its ambitions […]

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        Natural Language Generation: A Revolution in Business Insight

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        By   2 weeks ago

        “Think about just how interconnected the world is now,” said Matt Gould, the co-founder of Arria NLG, a prominent enterprise in the development and deployment of Natural Language Generation (NLG) technologies worldwide. “Think about it from just a personal context. How much data are you generating personally every day?” Modern, connected humans interact constantly online […]

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        Schema.org Semantics Vocabulary Expands with the Help of FIBO

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Schema.org and the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) are teaming up to bring more semantics technologies to a greater audience. Enhancements to the core of the proposed Release Candidate 3.0 of the Google-, Microsoft-, Yahoo- and Yandex-sponsored community activity to create a shared vocabulary for marking up web pages will include contributions from the business […]

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        A Brief History of Semantics

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Generally speaking, Semantics is the study of language and its meaning. As a word, Semantics was first used by Michel Bréal, a French philologist in 1883, and can be used to describe how words can have different meanings for different people, due to their experiential and emotional backgrounds. A language can be a natural language, […]

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        The Business Benefits of Deep Learning

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Over the past several years, the global Data Science community has watched the rise and steady penetration of such concepts as neural networks, Deep Learning, and back propagation. As research in Artificial Intelligence continues to evolve, an increasing interest in Neural Networks and Deep Learning has caught the fancy of worldwide business owners and operators. […]

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        Enterprise Data World 2016: 8 Data-Driven Takeaways

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        By   4 weeks ago

        How do you transform your enterprise from being data-incompetent to data-driven? How do you incorporate and leverage your legacy data assets with your latest Big Data assets? How do you successfully implement Data Quality, Data Governance, and Master Data Management  into your existing business and IT structures without causing undue chaos or friction? How do […]

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        The Future of the Data Center: Heterogeneous Computing

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        By   4 weeks ago

        “The whole point of Heterogeneous Computing is to have the right tools available, so you can use the right processor, in the right place, at the right time,” said Pat McGarry, the VP of Engineering at Ryft in a recent DATAVERSITY® interview. Such a statement certainly sounds both pertinent and beneficial, but in reality what […]

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          Placing Your Focus on Time to Analytics

          Clock - Success

          By   14 mins ago

          by Angela Guess Prat Moghe recently wrote in Information Management, “Conversations about analytics and data processing have shifted notably in my career. Even 15 years ago, enterprise data warehouse discussions focused on processing speed and performance. Today, the bottlenecks have moved. Performance is still important, yes, but no longer the biggest impediment to success. Now […]

          Read More →

          Starting on the Right Foot with Your Big Data Strategy

          Baby Feet

          By   9 mins ago

          by Angela Guess Mark Samuels recently wrote in ZDnet, “Big data is big business: analyst Gartner says the amount of chief data officers (CDOs) being appointed by major organisations rose from 400 in 2014 to 1,000 in 2015. The analyst predicts 90 per cent of large companies will have a CDO by 2019. Such CDOs […]

          Read More →

          EnterpriseDB Plans New Release for Corporate Users

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          By   4 mins ago

          by Angela Guess Danny Bradbury reports in IT World Canada, “Database firm EnterpriseDB (EDB) is hoping to encourage enterprises users to pick up its distribution of the Postgres open source database by tailoring a new release for corporate users. One of the new features sees it integrate with other kinds of databases that handle big […]

          Read More →

          How the Internet of Things Will Reshape the Hardware Market

          chip

          By   1 min ago

          by Angela Guess Narbeh Derhacobian recently wrote in TechCrunch, “It’s been almost 10 years since Apple unveiled the iPhone. Since that day, the smartphone has been the overwhelming driver of innovation in the technology industry. Cameras, Wi-Fi, batteries, touch sensors, baseband processors and memory chips — in less than a decade, these components have made […]

          Read More →

          New DARPA Project, Fun LoL, Seeks to Find the Limits of Machine Learning

          fl

          By   6 mins ago

          by Angela Guess Michael Cooney reports in NetworkWorld, “What are the fundamental limitations inherent in machine learning systems? That’s the central question of a potential new DARPA program known as the Fundamental Limits of Learning (Fun LoL) which according to the researchers will address how the quest for the ultimate learning machine can be measured […]

          Read More →

          A Beginner’s Guide to Business Data Terminology

          dicti

          By   24 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Hannah Augur recently put together a guide in Dataconomy of some of the most basic business data terminology for non-tech execs and others new to the wide world of data. Her guide begins with “Algorithms: Mathematical formulas or statistical processes used to analyze data. These are used in software to process and […]

          Read More →

          The Rise of the Digital Economy and, Necessarily, NoSQL

          linked_data

          By   24 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Luke Whitehead recently wrote in ITProPortal, “Today’s web, mobile, and IoT applications share one or more (if not all) of the following characteristics. They need to: (1) Support large numbers of concurrent users (tens of thousands, perhaps millions); (2) Deliver highly responsive experiences to a globally distributed base of users, (3) Be […]

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          Pleading the Case for a Hybrid Cloud Architecture

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          By   24 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Nishant Vyas, Head of Product and Strategy at MariaDB, recently wrote in InsideBigData, “By now, organizations know that the public cloud can serve all aspects of an organization’s infrastructure, and not just provide the back-end for their Salesforce subscriptions. But a recent study from InfoSecBuddy shows that 90 percent of enterprises are […]

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          How Facebook Developed Its Machine Learning Platform

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          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess Hope Reese recently wrote in TechRepublic, “It’s no longer up for debate that AI is set to have a major impact on most businesses, if it isn’t already—and any company that wants to stay ahead must figure out how to integrate the new technology into its structure. But how is a successful […]

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