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Smart Data Webinar: A Roadmap for Deploying Modern AI in Business

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To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Adopting elements of modern AI and cognitive computing – including advanced natural language processing, natural interface technologies such as gesture and emotion-recognition, and machine learning – is rapidly becoming a necessity for new applications. As people in all industries are exposed to […]

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Smart Data Slides: A Roadmap for Deploying Modern AI in Business

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Smart Data Webinar: A Roadmap for Deploying Modern AI in Business from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Adopting elements of modern AI and cognitive computing – including advanced natural language processing, natural interface technologies such as gesture and emotion-recognition, and machine learning – is rapidly […]

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Operational Data Model Quality

Michael Blaha

By   18 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Quality is an underappreciated aspect of data models. The purpose of a model is not just to capture the business requirements, but also to represent them well. A high quality model lessens the complexity of development, reduces the likelihood of bugs, and enhances the ability of a […]

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Where Data Science Meets Operations

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By   19 hours ago

by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote in TechRepublic, “When most people imagine a data science team, they envision a think tank centrally located in corporate headquarters that is assiduously working to propel the company’s next big strategy. Some even think of data scientists in more of a research and development function, doing deep data […]

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Adobe Set to Offer New Round of Grants to Data Science Researchers

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By   19 hours ago

by Angela Guess Alex Knapp reports for Forbes, “Adobe announced today that it would be hosting its third Data Science Symposium on May 26 of this year. At the symposium, the company will also be giving grants of up to $50,000 to university researchers in data science. Since 2014, the company has given away 18 […]

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Why People are Key to Data Science

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By   19 hours ago

by Angela Guess Ron Bodkin recently wrote in Dataconomy, “In the world of data science, great strides are being made in the area of deep learning. We’ve made so much progress that it is easy to think that instead of having to embrace data science as a discipline, we can somehow wait a little big […]

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What Spark MLlib Does for Machine Learning

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By   19 hours ago

by Angela Guess Joseph Bradley, Xiangrui Meng, and Danny Lee recently wrote in InfoWorld, “As organizations amass greater volumes and greater varieties of data, data scientists are spending a majority of their time supporting their infrastructure instead of building the models to solve their data problems. To help solve this problem, Spark provides a general […]

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The Internet of Things Meets Cellular

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By   19 hours ago

by Angela Guess Jared Newman recently wrote in Fast Company, “In the future that Particle CEO Zach Supalla envisions, you’ll never lose your luggage, or find out too late that your basement is flooded. Production lines will recognize exactly when a single piece of equipment is about to fail, and city workers will automatically get […]

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Data-Ed Webinar: The Importance of MDM

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By   20 hours ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar This presentation provides you with an understanding of reference and master data management (MDM) goals, including establishing and implementing authoritative data sources, establishing and implementing more effective means of delivering data to various business processes, and increasing the quality of information used […]

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    Feb 16 DAMA Webinar: Big and Little Data Quality

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 16, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar While technological innovation brings constant change to the data landscape, many organizations still struggle with the basics: ensuring they have reliable, high quality data. In health care, the promise of insight to be gained through […]

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    Feb 18 RWDG Webinar: Writing Data Governance Policies & Procedures

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 18, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar A policy is a measured order of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. Data Governance requires and delivers a way to get to these outcomes. Writing this policy and the associated procedures properly […]

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    Feb 23 Webinar: SQL on Hadoop for Enterprise Analytics

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 23, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Hear why SQL on Hadoop is the future of analytics. Todd Nemet, Big Data Technologies Product Manager at Looker, will share how recent updates to SQL query engines like Spark […]

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    Feb 25 Modeling Webinar: Who’s Pissing in your Data Lake

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: February 25, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The new data terms of Data Lake, Data Reservoir, and Data Swamp have left me with more questions than answers. Have you thought of the types of data anomalies that organizations can run into when […]

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    Mar 2 DGPO Webinar: Business Intelligence as a Foundation for Data Governance

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 2, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Establishing Data Governance in a fast paced industry without the traditional compliance and regulatory drivers is usually a challenge. The rise of Consumerization for the information management and business intelligence […]

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    Mar 3 CDO Webinar: Ends vs. Means – The Role of Data Models and Other Key Artifacts

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    DATE: March 3, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar We all know that the data management field has revolved around and depended on some key artifacts. Data models, repositories, taxonomies are all well-known deliverables. The importance of these artifacts is not questioned. The prioritization, […]

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    Mar 8 Data-Ed Webinar: Data Architecture Requirements

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 8, 2016 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 data architecture that organizes data assets so they can be used in your business strategy to create real business value.  Even though this is […]

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    Mar 9 Webinar: 5 Key Self-Service Analytics And How to Get the Data

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 9, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Organizations need the right data for decisions. But many organizations don’t have the ability to perform self-service analytics, driving into the data to get key insights quickly. Register for this […]

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    Mar 10 Smart Data Webinar: Machine Learning (ML) Adoption Strategies

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 10, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Machine learning is experiencing a renaissance. While many of the fundamental concepts behind supervised and unsupervised ML and brain-inspired deep learning techniques are not new, the pace of commercial advancement has picked up significantly in […]

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      Operational Data Model Quality

      Michael Blaha

      By   18 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Quality is an underappreciated aspect of data models. The purpose of a model is not just to capture the business requirements, but also to represent them well. A high quality model lessens the complexity of development, reduces the likelihood of bugs, and enhances the ability of a […]

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      Are Data Governance and Information Governance Synonyms?

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      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Tami Flowers. Wikipedia defines Data Governance as “Data governance is used by organizations to exercise control over processes and methods used by their data stewards and data custodians in order to improve data quality.” Whereas Wikipedia defines Information Governance “the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information […]

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      Software Semantic Evolution, Part 4

      Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk. Catch up on this blog series with Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. SOA and Microservices, RAML and DataSense by MuleSoft, and the Next Step A small intro to the science of knowledge. If you agree with Sir Francis Bacon that “Knowledge is Power”, it might be no surprise for […]

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      February 2016 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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      By   1 week ago

      We started the year with a bang producing nine webinars and we are already coming off our first conference of the year, Enterprise Data Governance Online. It was our first ever virtual conference and certainly had some learning lessons. Overall we consider the primary goal of presenting great educational content a success and received some […]

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      The Data Quality Perspective

      Danette McGilvary

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about Danette McGilvray. Data quality is a perspective. It is something you see and not something you just turn off like a light when you go home for the day. For instance, do you realize that ensuring accurate, trustworthy election results is all about data quality? Did you know that moving […]

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      All Your Data Belongs To Us – Data Security in a Global Infrastructure

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about David Schlesinger. A database management system (DBMS) is the embodiment in code of a logical process to store, move, analyze, select and output information. Within the code blocks that make up the DBMS program there is provision to limit a user’s rights regarding creating, reading, modifying or deleting data entries. […]

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      Big Brother Is Watching How You Use Big Data

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Ian Rowlands. There’s a legitimate concern about how data – and more specifically Big Data – is used. Powerful capabilities open the door to very sophisticated decision making that inadvertently strays into the realm of the unethical. Although I recognize the concern, I must admit that the publication of a […]

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      The Knowledge Representation Corner: Graphs

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Adam Pease. Preface This is the first in a series of articles exploring knowledge representation in Artificial Intelligence from the perspective of a practical implementer and programmer. AI is now a collection of approaches that has seen practical commercial application in search, linguistics, reasoning and analytics in a wide variety […]

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      Big Data Analytics: Do Machines Have Biases?

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      By   3 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Jonathan Buckley. The prevailing opinion is that machines and computers are cold and calculating, not prone to the same knee-jerk reactions and passions that humans tend to have. In other words, they’re unbiased. They take a certain amount of input and produce a desired result based on their programming. That […]

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        Data Monetization: An Unparalleled Opportunity for Relevance & Value

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        By   2 days ago

        The monetization of data to influence customer purchases entails granular personalization, said Steve Rubinow, Ph.D., the Chief Technical Officer at Catalina Media Lab, while speaking at the DATAVERSITY® CDOVision 2015 Conference. Mr. Rubinow says that the personalization of data provides an incomparable opportunity that evolves shopper by shopper, device by device, year after year. This […]

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        Machine Learning Takes On Long-Term Knowledge Acquisition

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        By   4 days ago

        Learning science and Machine Learning intersect in the personalized learning layers that Cerego is powering for parties ranging from EdX MOOCs, to Arizona State University’s Global Freshman Academy courses, to publishers such as Elsevier and McGraw-Hill Education. The goal for Cerego-enhanced online learning is to help users capture knowledge – and to do it faster […]

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        Data Governance and Lessons Learned

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        By   1 week ago

        Instituting a comprehensive Data Governance program is not an easy task for any enterprise, for one as large as Deutsche Telekom the enormity of the task cannot be understated. Data professionals understand the competitive advantages that properly implemented Data Governance can produce; they also understand the many pitfalls, challenges, and eventual insights to be gained. […]

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        Stance Tackles High Performance, Scalability Challenge for E-Commerce with NoSQL

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Stance Socks is all about sock innovation. Take its Deathless Thread offering, which is designed to defeat skateboarder shred. It’s constructed of Dyneema, a fiber that’s 20 times more durable than a regular athletic sock. The material will hold firm even when the shoe it’s encased in blows out. Couple their sock ingenuity with a […]

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        Internet of Things 2016 Trends: Leveraging Actionable Insights

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        By   2 weeks ago

        As 2016 kicks off, the buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) hasn’t decreased. If anything, it’s getting louder; the IoT is being recognized across the logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, and other industries as more than a passing fad, but an inevitable progression towards a more connected future. For many companies, 2015 was the year that […]

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        2016 Trends in Data Analytics: More Hands Take Hold of the Power

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Data Analytics is expanding its reach. In its report, Software 2016: Analytics, Acceleration and Agility, 451 Research predicts that analytics will become more prevalent throughout the layers of technology businesses use, from development to IT management, and databases to customer experience management. This is happening as the natural result of the increasing digitization of business, […]

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        Smart Factories and the Industrial Internet of Things

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        By   3 weeks ago

        The Internet of Things promises to change the way the world works and it may very well do so first on the shop floor. While intelligent homes, smart cars, and networked traffic infrastructure is still a pipe dream for most, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the potential to be implemented in today’s factories […]

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        2016 Trends in NoSQL: Next Stages of Development

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        By   4 weeks ago

        The myriad NoSQL database offerings in the marketplace today are testament to the fact that such systems, along with their diverse architectures, are here to stay. Such a statement was not the case only a few years ago when such “trends” were still the purview of industry thought leaders, innovative startups, and apocalyptic harbingers proclaiming […]

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        Artificial Intelligence in 2016: Are You Ready for What It Will Bring?

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        By   4 weeks ago

        It’s been a big year for Artificial Intelligence, and its related terms like Cognitive Computing, Machine Intelligence, and Intelligent Machines, and for all its associated branches, from Machine Learning to Neural Networking and Natural Language Processing. IBM, for example, has continued making strides with Watson in verticals such as healthcare and financial services. The vendor […]

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          Where Data Science Meets Operations

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          By   19 hours ago

          by Angela Guess John Weathington recently wrote in TechRepublic, “When most people imagine a data science team, they envision a think tank centrally located in corporate headquarters that is assiduously working to propel the company’s next big strategy. Some even think of data scientists in more of a research and development function, doing deep data […]

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          Adobe Set to Offer New Round of Grants to Data Science Researchers

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          By   19 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Alex Knapp reports for Forbes, “Adobe announced today that it would be hosting its third Data Science Symposium on May 26 of this year. At the symposium, the company will also be giving grants of up to $50,000 to university researchers in data science. Since 2014, the company has given away 18 […]

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          Why People are Key to Data Science

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          By   19 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Ron Bodkin recently wrote in Dataconomy, “In the world of data science, great strides are being made in the area of deep learning. We’ve made so much progress that it is easy to think that instead of having to embrace data science as a discipline, we can somehow wait a little big […]

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          What Spark MLlib Does for Machine Learning

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          By   19 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Joseph Bradley, Xiangrui Meng, and Danny Lee recently wrote in InfoWorld, “As organizations amass greater volumes and greater varieties of data, data scientists are spending a majority of their time supporting their infrastructure instead of building the models to solve their data problems. To help solve this problem, Spark provides a general […]

          Read More →

          The Internet of Things Meets Cellular

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          By   19 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Jared Newman recently wrote in Fast Company, “In the future that Particle CEO Zach Supalla envisions, you’ll never lose your luggage, or find out too late that your basement is flooded. Production lines will recognize exactly when a single piece of equipment is about to fail, and city workers will automatically get […]

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          3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Big Data Investments

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess Randy Bean recently wrote in the Harvard Business Review, “Big Data has quickly become an established fact for Fortune 1000 firms — such is the conclusion of a Big Data executive survey that my firm has conducted for the past four years… Big Data is emerging as a corporate standard, and the […]

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          Oversight Systems Presents Automated Transaction Monitoring for FCPA Compliance Risk

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          by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Oversight Systems, a leading operational expense analysis company, announces its new automated transaction monitoring solution for Accounts Payable (AP) FCPA/Anti-bribery and Corruption Risk. Together with its Travel & Expense (T&E) FCPA solution, they enable companies to efficiently identify and remediate potential anti-bribery and corruption […]

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          BlueData Offers New Turnkey Solution for Fast Data with Spark, Kafka, and Cassandra

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          by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “BlueData, provider of the leading infrastructure software platform for Big Data, today announced a new solution for building real-time data pipelines with Spark Streaming, Kafka and Cassandra. This new turnkey offering is designed for organizations that want to develop and test applications for […]

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          9 Ways Business are Using IBM Watson

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          by Angela Guess Margi Murphy recently wrote in ComputerWorld UK, “Watson is the supercomputer that famously beat human contestants in the US TV show Jeopardy five years ago. Initially a research project, the cognitive computer is being used across industries the world over to boost revenue, efficiency and even save lives. IBM Watson provides cloud […]

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