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July 14 Data-Ed Webinar: Best Practices with the DMM

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DATE: July 14, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities. The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover gaps…

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Going Visual with Graph Databases and Data Visualization

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by Jennifer Zaino Are you able to get a really good look at what the data in your graph database can tell you? A graph database such as Aurelius’ Titan, Franz’ AllegroGraph, Google’s Cayley, Neo Technologies Neo4j, Objectivity’s InfiniteGraph, and Ontotext’s GraphDB lets you store semi-structured data linked together by relationships in a graph and…

Top 20 Hottest Data Management Posts Year-to-Date 2015

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by Shannon Kempe It’s already time for the DATAVERSITY semi-annual Top 20 report! We have selected the top 20 most popular content published year-to-date. We look at all content types including our Blogs by Industry Experts, Articles, Data Daily News, etc. We have seen a huge shift in Data Topic interest from our end year…

Improving Big Data Analytics with Machine Learning-as-a-Service

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by Jelani Harper  Machine Learning-as-a-Service (MLaaS) exists as the nexus point for some of the most promising technologies and applications of Big Data analytics. The availability of sophisticated Machine Learning algorithms on demand via the Cloud has significant ramifications for: Big Data: In many ways, the predictive capabilities of Machine Learning are the only means…

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Data is Immortal, but Not Immune to Decay

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by Martin Doyle Data exists in a dangerous state of near-non existence. Few businesses would risk not having backups in place. With cloud computing becoming commonplace in enterprise, we’ve come to accept that our data will be replicated and stored in duplicate. Even data that is intentionally deleted can often be recovered. When Yahoo! purchased…

July 2014 Letter from the Editor

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What a busy month we had in June! We had so much going on behind the scenes, I’m excited to start bringing them to the forefront and make at least one announcement. I started to elude to the launch of a new site in my June Letter, and I am pleased to announce the expanded…

Navigating the Intersection of Analytics and Data Management

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by Kimberly Nevala As analytics becomes pervasive, standard operating paradigms for data management are being challenged. In some cases new models compliment established practices while others are on a collision course. Successfully responding requires a shift in the operating models we are willing to consider. Which does not imply an either/or proposition. It’s no coincidence…

Smart Data News, Articles, & Education

Innovate or Die: Cognitive Computing and the Financial Industry

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by Angela Guess Bryan Yurcan recently wrote for the Financial Brand, “In a world where empowered, always-connected consumers expect to interact with companies in real-time – and no longer rely solely on traditional channels – banks cannot be focused on today and must think about serving the customer of the future, lest they risk irrelevance.…

The Best Concepts Out of the Good Data Contest

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by Angela Guess PSFK Labs reports, “Throughout May and June PSFK and IBM Watson ran The Good Data Contest calling all creatives to submit visionary and innovative concepts that would harness unstructured data and Watson’s capabilities to mitigate a specific communal or societal issue. To win $50,000, join the IBM Watson ecosystem and be flown…

Capsenta Launches, Delivering Game Changing Innovation to Big Data Market

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Capsenta, Inc., the Smart Data company, today launched its business, built on its patented Ultrawrap™ technology, invented and incubated at UT Austin. Ultrawrap creates a virtualized data platform giving semantic access to all databases, spreadsheets and other data stores. Capsenta’s semantic search capability is…

Data Governance & Data Quality News, Articles, & Education

Data is Immortal, but Not Immune to Decay

Martin Doyle

by Martin Doyle Data exists in a dangerous state of near-non existence. Few businesses would risk not having backups in place. With cloud computing becoming commonplace in enterprise, we’ve come to accept that our data will be replicated and stored in duplicate. Even data that is intentionally deleted can often be recovered. When Yahoo! purchased…

How to Overcome the Big Data Hoarding Monster

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by Angela Guess Writing for ZDnet, Steve Ranger recently noted, “Companies are generating huge amounts of data – from their own internal systems and from contacts with customers and social media, to name just two sources, and then storing it for as long as possible. While some of it is certainly useful and can provide…

How Graph Databases are Fostering Re-Imagined MDM

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by Angela Guess Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology, recently wrote for Information Management, “MDM needs to be re-imagined. Current MDM solutions typically store their data in an Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) which makes it hard to see relationships within the data and leverage those insights in real time for competitive advantage. The new…

Big Data News, Articles, & Education

An Introduction to Hadoop for Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess Lindsey Patterson recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “Hadoop is a software system developed by Apache that allows a company’s data science team to process for analytical purposes large sets of data that are located on distributed servers.  The software framework is mainly used by those companies that want the capability of…

Using Big Data to Empower the Customer

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by Angela Guess TechCrunch contributor Kevin Petrie recently wrote, “Digital privacy is on the ropes, and public cynicism is running high. But there are glimmers of innovation in what could be a new phase for Big Data: empowering the customer. Fitbit and usage-based insurance (UBI) programs are prime examples of ways in which individuals can…

Big Data is Reshaping the World

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by Angela Guess Kenneth Cukier of The Economist recently wrote in the MIT Technology Review, “The basis of commercial enterprise is information. That hasn’t changed in thousands of years. However, those who feel that today’s big data is just a continuation of past information trends are as wrong as if they were to claim that…

Enterprise Information Management News, Articles, & Education

An Introduction to Hadoop for Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess Lindsey Patterson recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “Hadoop is a software system developed by Apache that allows a company’s data science team to process for analytical purposes large sets of data that are located on distributed servers.  The software framework is mainly used by those companies that want the capability of…

EnterpriseDB and KT Partner to Bring Postgres in the Cloud to Korean Market

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced a partnership with the technology services subsidiary of KT Corp., one of the largest telecommunications providers in South Korea. The partnership calls for the two companies to launch a…

From Chief Data Officer to Chief Digital Officer

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by Angela Guess Andrew H. LaVanway recently opined in NextGov.com, “The role of chief data officer within federal agencies is on the rise. It’s about time. Unfortunately, it’s probably also not enough. Now that many agencies have gotten around to vetting, hiring and enabling a data executive, the needed role has grown larger. Simply stated,…

Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education

NoSQL Shapes Data Modeling

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by Jelani Harper At an Enterprise Data World 2015 Conference session entitled ”NoSQL Influence to Enterprise Data Modeling,” eBay’s Senior Data Architect Donovan Hsieh addressed some of the differences between non-relational (NoSQL) and relational Data Modeling practices. Some of the more pronounced differences that he discussed include: Roles: In various organizations, Data Modeling for NoSQL…

Why Data Modelers Don’t Want to Automate

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by Karen Lopez In this month’s Heart of Data Modeling Webinar, The Best Data Modeler is a Lazy Data Modeler, I gave tips on how to get started automating the most mindless data modeling tasks.  But in preparing for my demos, my ears were ringing with thoughts of discussions I’ve had in the past with data…

NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Going Visual with Graph Databases and Data Visualization

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by Jennifer Zaino Are you able to get a really good look at what the data in your graph database can tell you? A graph database such as Aurelius’ Titan, Franz’ AllegroGraph, Google’s Cayley, Neo Technologies Neo4j, Objectivity’s InfiniteGraph, and Ontotext’s GraphDB lets you store semi-structured data linked together by relationships in a graph and…

How Graph Databases are Fostering Re-Imagined MDM

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by Angela Guess Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology, recently wrote for Information Management, “MDM needs to be re-imagined. Current MDM solutions typically store their data in an Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) which makes it hard to see relationships within the data and leverage those insights in real time for competitive advantage. The new…

Business Intelligence News, Articles, and Education

Going Visual with Graph Databases and Data Visualization

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by Jennifer Zaino Are you able to get a really good look at what the data in your graph database can tell you? A graph database such as Aurelius’ Titan, Franz’ AllegroGraph, Google’s Cayley, Neo Technologies Neo4j, Objectivity’s InfiniteGraph, and Ontotext’s GraphDB lets you store semi-structured data linked together by relationships in a graph and…

How Your Business Can Benefit from Predictive Analytics

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by Angela Guess Corlyn Voorhees recently wrote for Search Business Analytics, “From recommending additional purchases based on the items that customers place in online shopping carts to pinpointing hospital patients who have a greater risk of readmission, the use of predictive analytics tools and techniques is enabling organizations to tap their collections of data to…