Starting Small with Big Data

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Starting Small with Big Data

by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception…

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DATE: March 10, 2015 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data architecture is foundational to an information-based operational environment. It is your data architecture that organizes your data assets so they can be leveraged in your business strategy to create real business value. Even though…

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Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

Contemporary Trends in Master Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) is changing to reflect some of the more influential technologies in the Data Management space today, which includes Big Data, graph databases, Cloud Computing, social media, mobile, and others. Collectively, these technologies reflect the overall trend of MDM’s evolution from specific domains and lines of business, to enterprise…

Best Practices for Master Data Management

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by Jelani Harper There are a number of Master Data Management (MDM) solutions that cater to specific domains (customers or products), multiple domains or even certain industries. The deployment of these options; however, can frequently shift the burden of MDM to technology instead of holistically addressing the consensus required of workers across various departments regarding…

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Caution: Data and Information Are Not the Same Thing

Martin Doyle

by Martin Doyle All businesses know about the importance of managing data. Businesses are collecting more data than ever, and hiring chief data officers to manage that data. In order to obtain quality, we must understand the raw materials we’re working with. And that means knowing what data really is (or are, depending on your…

Networks Are Becoming Self-Aware and Self-Defending

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by James Kobielus Software-defined networking (SDN) enables connectivity to be as malleable as any online resource. SDN brings the benefits of cloud-based virtualization to the physical layer of telecommunications environments. It leverages hypervisors, centralized controllers, and other virtualization infrastructure that enable bandwidth, switching, routing, capacity management, and other capabilities to be executed with unparalleled flexibility…

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Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

Artificial Intelligence Developments Merit Caution, Not Fear

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by Angela Guess Cecilia Tilli recently wrote in Slate, “In January, I joined Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Lord Martin Rees, and other artificial intelligence researchers, policymakers, and entrepreneurs in signing an open letter asking for a change in A.I. research priorities. The letter was the product of a four-day conference (held in Puerto Rico in…

How Deep Learning, Voice Recognition Will Change the Internet

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by Angela Guess Writing for Wall Street Cheat Sheet, Jess Bolluyt recently opined, “In a few years, the Internet could look like a very different place than it is today. We’ll be able to complete searches by voice, more efficiently search for images by the people or objects they contain, or use video analysis tools…

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Examining Models of Business Intelligence and Analytics Success

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by Angela Guess Peter Krensky recently wrote for Business2Community, “All large enterprises (organizations with over $1 billion in annual revenue) have embraced analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) to some degree. But which ones are models of analytical practice and success? Aberdeen surveyed 170 large enterprises to investigate what makes analytics successful when deployed on a…

Maximizing Data Discovery With a Balance of Freedom and Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Lindy Ryan recently noted, “Data governance is – now maybe more than ever – a charged topic. Business-driven data discovery is becoming fundamental for organizations to explore, iterate, and extract meaningful and actionable insights from vast amounts of new and diverse internal and external data. To achieve the…

CA Technologies ERworld 2015 to Explore Future of Data Management & Big Data

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “CA Technologies popular ERworld online conference for Data Management professionals will be held March 18-19. Now in its fifth year, ERworld features tracks, sessions and networking opportunities that will help participants effectively use data modeling as a key component of their business-critical data management,…

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Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

Infographic: How to Make More Money with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Catherine Clifford recently wrote for Entrepreneur.com, “Big data is buzzy, and if you drop the phrase at a cocktail party, you will probably earn yourself some serious street cred. And rightfully so. Big data is big news these days, because it has the potential to make a pretty profound impact on the…

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RF Code Launches New Data Center Management Platform

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “RF Code today launched the next phase in its Workplace IoT platform with the announcement of Asset Manager 4.0 for Data Centers, which provides enhanced flexibility, event predictability and an even more extensive asset lifecycle management solution to global enterprise data centers and…

Contemporary Trends in Master Data Management

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by Jelani Harper Master Data Management (MDM) is changing to reflect some of the more influential technologies in the Data Management space today, which includes Big Data, graph databases, Cloud Computing, social media, mobile, and others. Collectively, these technologies reflect the overall trend of MDM’s evolution from specific domains and lines of business, to enterprise…

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Slides: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong

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The Heart of Data Modeling: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Is your organization using agile approaches to systems development project?  Have you found that there are conflicting opinions with what…

Webinar: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong

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The Heart of Data Modeling: 7 Ways Your Agile Project is Managing Data Wrong from DATAVERSITY  To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Is your organization using agile approaches to systems development project?  Have you found that there are conflicting opinions with what should…

Be Wary of Database Layer Frameworks

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha Over the years we’ve seen a number of projects where application architects use a generic layer to hide a database. This is a common approach with object-oriented languages accessing a relational database. Application code accesses the layer which in turn accesses the database. The use of a generic layer can be a…

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Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

NoSQL 101 for CIOs

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by Angela Guess Pat Brans recently wrote in CIO.co.uk, “Any CIO who doesn’t want to be squeezed out by shadow IT should bone up on NoSQL now. According to industry analysts at Gartner, by 2016, the majority of new enterprise applications will use at least one NoSQL DBMS. Some of those new applications will be…

Couchbase Delivers Real Time Big Data Solutions to the Enterprise

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “ Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced new product integrations into the Hadoop ecosystem that make it easier for enterprises to build and deploy modern data architectures.  Couchbase and PayPal will demonstrate the new integrations during this week’s Strata + Hadoop World.…

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Starting Small with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper The inhibitors of Big Data initiatives are abundant and include: Upfront capital: There is a general perception that the infrastructure to apply Big Data and options for advanced analytics are costly, and that such initiatives are widely reserved for large organizations instead of small- and mid-sized ones. Technological gaps: Costs notwithstanding, many…

Examining Models of Business Intelligence and Analytics Success

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by Angela Guess Peter Krensky recently wrote for Business2Community, “All large enterprises (organizations with over $1 billion in annual revenue) have embraced analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) to some degree. But which ones are models of analytical practice and success? Aberdeen surveyed 170 large enterprises to investigate what makes analytics successful when deployed on a…

Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will…