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

Cathy Nolan

By   17 hours 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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CIOs on How to Make Big Data Count

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess Dan Muse recently wrote in CIO.com, “A long time ago (or what seems like a long time ago), big data was big news. However, big isn’t the adjective business and technology leaders search for these days when they discuss data. Data isn’t a commodity to be stored for later, when you might […]

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Wipro Launches Total Customer Centricity Solution for the Manufacturing Sector

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the launch of Total Customer Centricity (TCC), a Master Data Management solution for the manufacturing sector. The Wipro solution will be powered by the Informatica Master Data Management […]

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Don’t Let Data Governance Get You Down

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess Isabelle Guis, Chief Strategy Officer of Egnyte, recently wrote in CloudTweaks, “Data governance, the understanding of the raw data of an organization is an area IT departments have historically viewed as a lose-lose proposition. Not doing anything means organizations run the risk of data loss, data breaches and data anarchy – no […]

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Intel Buys Internet of Things Company, Itseez

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess Barb Darrow reports in Fortune, “Chip maker Intel, in its bid to expand from its core PC and server business to all manner of devices, is buying Itseez, a machine vision specialist co-founded by two former Intel techies. As you might guess, machine vision, sometimes known as computer vision, lets computers see […]

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How to Reach an AI Tech Utopia

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess Bernard Marr recently wrote in Forbes, “Around 200 years ago the industrial revolution immutably remoulded society. Today another revolution is underway with potentially even further reaching consequences. Artificial Intelligence in industry, experts are predicting, will change everything about the way we produce, manufacture and deliver. Cognitive computing, machine learning, natural language processing […]

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Webinar: Metadata and the Power of Pattern-Finding

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By   1 day ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This webinar was sponsored by: About the Webinar According to Gartner, “through 2018, 80 percent of data lakes will not include effective metadata management capabilities, making them inefficient.” Tools within the Apache Spark ecosystem, such as SparkSQL, MlLib, and GraphX, are making ingesting, transforming, and […]

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Slides: Metadata and the Power of Pattern-Finding

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Metadata and the Power of Pattern-Finding from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording, click HERE>> This webinar was sponsored by: About the Webinar According to Gartner, “through 2018, 80 percent of data lakes will not include effective metadata management capabilities, making them inefficient.” Tools within the Apache Spark ecosystem, such as SparkSQL, MlLib, and […]

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

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By   2 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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    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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      Data Privacy: Why Can’t We Be “Friends”?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   17 hours 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   3 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?

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   5 days 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   1 week 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   1 week 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

      Sundeep Sanghavi

      By   2 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   2 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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      Data Strategies Captured through Graphic Art

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      By   3 weeks ago

      At our Enterprise Data World (EDW) and CDO Vision 2016 conferences, we invited Hannah Sanford to represent key presentations throughout the event in her amazing Graphic Art depictions. It was a big hit among attendees and her finished representations of designated talks were probably one of the most popular subject of tweets throughout the event […]

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

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        By   2 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   4 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   1 week 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   2 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   3 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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        A Smart Database for a New Age of Enterprise Apps

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        By   4 weeks ago

        Do you remember what it was like the first time you got your hands on an iPhone? When you realized that all the things that you used to have to do on separate devices now could be accomplished on one single device? Well, the minds behind LogicBlox would like you to feel the same way […]

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          CIOs on How to Make Big Data Count

          Democratizing Big Data x350

          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Dan Muse recently wrote in CIO.com, “A long time ago (or what seems like a long time ago), big data was big news. However, big isn’t the adjective business and technology leaders search for these days when they discuss data. Data isn’t a commodity to be stored for later, when you might […]

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          Wipro Launches Total Customer Centricity Solution for the Manufacturing Sector

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          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the launch of Total Customer Centricity (TCC), a Master Data Management solution for the manufacturing sector. The Wipro solution will be powered by the Informatica Master Data Management […]

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          Don’t Let Data Governance Get You Down

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          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Isabelle Guis, Chief Strategy Officer of Egnyte, recently wrote in CloudTweaks, “Data governance, the understanding of the raw data of an organization is an area IT departments have historically viewed as a lose-lose proposition. Not doing anything means organizations run the risk of data loss, data breaches and data anarchy – no […]

          Read More →

          Intel Buys Internet of Things Company, Itseez

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          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Barb Darrow reports in Fortune, “Chip maker Intel, in its bid to expand from its core PC and server business to all manner of devices, is buying Itseez, a machine vision specialist co-founded by two former Intel techies. As you might guess, machine vision, sometimes known as computer vision, lets computers see […]

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          How to Reach an AI Tech Utopia

          uto

          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Bernard Marr recently wrote in Forbes, “Around 200 years ago the industrial revolution immutably remoulded society. Today another revolution is underway with potentially even further reaching consequences. Artificial Intelligence in industry, experts are predicting, will change everything about the way we produce, manufacture and deliver. Cognitive computing, machine learning, natural language processing […]

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          Improving Big Data Management with a Converged Architecture

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess Dan Woods recently wrote in Forbes, “‘You can’t handle the truth.’ We all remember Jack Nicholson’s iconic words in A Few Good Men as a seminal moment in pop culture. Yet, that statement has a lot of relevance for companies and their data architecture. When they look at their architecture, businesses should […]

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          Oracle Launching Version 4.0 of Its NoSQL Database

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess Joyce Wells reports in Database Trends and Applications, “Oracle is introducing a major new release of its NoSQL database – version of 4.0. First unveiled in 2011, the Oracle NoSQL Database is a key-value database that evolved from the company’s acquisition of BerkeleyDB Java Edition, a mature, high-performance embeddable database. While Oracle […]

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          Tips for Making the Most of Big Data at a Small Business

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          by Angela Guess Pratik Dholakiya writes in SmallBizTrends, “Big data and business intelligence (BI) used to be only for enterprise companies. Now, however, thanks to the software as a service (SaaS) revolution, even small businesses can afford to track and tap into a wealth of information. However, becoming a data-driven small business isn’t easy. Because […]

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          Capitalizing on Unstructured Data with Deep Learning Tools

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          by Angela Guess Ed Burns recently wrote in TechTarget, “At Twitter Inc., Hugo Larochelle’s job is to develop an understanding of how users of the social network are connected to each other and what interests them in order to categorize and promote content that includes tweets, images and videos. To help accomplish that, he and […]

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