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Erwin’s End Game: Holistic Data Management

By   10 hours ago

Data Management vendor erwin Inc. has been following through on the plans it discussed with DATAVERSITY® last year, shortly after its acquisition from CA Technologies by private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners. Its efforts to bring together Data Modeling, Business Process Management, and Enterprise Architecture domains to support the data-driven enterprise have been in evidence with its acquisitions […]

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Hazelcast Releases 3.8 – The Fastest Open Source In-Memory Data Grid

By   11 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Hazelcast, the leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 17 million server starts per month, today announced the general availability of Hazelcast IMDG 3.8. A major theme of Hazelcast IMDG 3.8 is better operational experience for systems requiring […]

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Reltio Cloud 2017.1 Delivers Operational Excellence for Fortune 500 Companies

By   11 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Reltio, the enterprise data-driven applications and modern data management Platform as a Service (PaaS) company, today announced the upcoming release of Reltio Cloud 2017.1, the newest iteration of the market-leading platform that enables enterprise data-driven applications with reliable master data, relevant big data insights, and intelligent […]

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Veritas and Microsoft Forge Global Strategic Partnership for Data Management in the Cloud

By   11 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Veritas Technologies, the leader in information management and Microsoft Corp. today announced a multi-year global, strategic partnership to help organizations use Microsoft Azure to optimize for hybrid cloud environments and to host Veritas’ Enterprise Vault.cloud management and governance service on Azure. The partnership builds on the […]

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Gartner Says Worldwide BI and Analytics Market to Reach $18.3 Billion in 2017

By   11 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Global revenue in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market is forecast to reach US$18.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent from 2016, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. By the end of 2020, the market is forecast to grow to US$22.8 […]

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San Diego to Deploy World’s Largest Smart City IoT Platform with Current, powered by GE

By   11 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new press release states, “‘America’s Finest City’ is also becoming the its smartest. In partnership with Current, powered by GE, the City of San Diego today announced a $30 million investment to deploy the world’s largest smart city IoT sensor platform. Transforming its street lighting into a connected digital infrastructure, San […]

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Will Data Scientists Automate Themselves Out of Jobs?

By   1 day ago

Productivity in Data Science isn’t a matter of output in any quantitative sense. It’s more an issue of the quality of what Data Scientists produce. In a Data Science context, quality refers to the validity and relevance of the insights that statistical models are able to distill from the data. As I stated last year, the […]

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Demystifying Advanced Data Visualization

By   1 day ago

Advanced Data Visualization gives a new meaning on how pictures can simplify information needed to comprehend complex questions.  Angela Hausman states that Big Data does not mean much if the people who control change can’t understand or have to spend too much time deciphering the Great Data that is presented. In addition, Big Data speeds […]

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Collibra 5.1 Enables New Levels of Collaboration for Data Governance Business Users

By   1 day ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, today shared an advance look at key functionality that will be part of the upcoming Collibra 5.1 platform release. This new functionality further facilitates the massive shift to self-service business intelligence by delivering new levels […]

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    Mar 1 DGPO Webinar: The Evolution of Data Governance – How Not to Fall into the Current State Trap, a Nationwide Finance Data Governance Perspective

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 1, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company’s Finance Data Governance journey began with a Data Management focused organization, concentrated on processing changes and production support. Through a multi-year Process Optimization effort, the team […]

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    Mar 2 DI&A Webinar: Descriptive, Prescriptive, and Predictive Analytics

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: March 2, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data analysis can be divided into descriptive, prescriptive and predictive analytics. Descriptive analytics aims to help uncover valuable insight from the data being analyzed. Prescriptive analytics suggests conclusions or actions that may be taken based […]

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    Mar 7 Webinar: Focus on Your Analysis, Not Your SQL Code

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 7, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Analysts in the line of business deal with a myriad of time-consuming data preparation and analytic challenges that often require IT or DBA intervention to deliver a requested dataset. Others […]

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    Mar 9 Smart Data Webinar: Data Science and Business Analysis – A Look at Best Practices for Roles, Skills, and Processes

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 9, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Google “citizen data scientist” today and you will see about 1M results. That number is data. It may be interesting, but it is meaningless without context. Sometimes it appears that we are drowning in data […]

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    Mar 14 Data-Ed Webinar: The Importance of MDM – Eternal Management of the Data Mind

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 14, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Despite its immaterial nature, data has a tendency to pile up as time goes on, and can quickly be rendered unusable or obsolete without careful maintenance and streamlining of processes for its management. This presentation […]

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    Mar 16 RWDG Webinar: Apply Data Governance to Agile Efforts

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 16, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Data Governance Programs and Agile Data Projects are known to conflict when it comes to how the information and data is managed. Senior leadership has come to expect both the formal governance of data and […]

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    Mar 23 LDM Webinar: Conceptual Data Models – How to Get the Attention of Business Users (for a Technical Audience)

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 23, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Achieving a ‘single version of the truth’ is critical to any MDM, DW, or data integration initiative. But have you ever tried to get people to agree on a single […]

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    Mar 28 Webinar: IT + Line of Business – Driving Faster, Deeper Insights Together

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: March 28, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Marketo helps customers master the science of digital marketing with the analytics it provides customers. Internally, Marketo found itself afflicted with “Excel mania” and suffering from the side effects that come […]

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    Apr 6 DI&A Webinar: Building a Flexible and Scalable Analytics Architecture

    By   5 months ago

    DATE: April 6, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Join us as we review the ins and outs of creating a modern analytics environment by looking at the components of analytics architecture, best practices in implementing complex analytics, and the most common pitfalls to […]

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      Will Data Scientists Automate Themselves Out of Jobs?

      By   1 day ago

      Productivity in Data Science isn’t a matter of output in any quantitative sense. It’s more an issue of the quality of what Data Scientists produce. In a Data Science context, quality refers to the validity and relevance of the insights that statistical models are able to distill from the data. As I stated last year, the […]

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      Data Governance vs. Big Data Governance

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, Founder of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of  Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video blog Stefan […]

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      Guarantee Better Data Governance With Capability Based Risk Assessment

      By   6 days ago

      Data Management and Data Governance enables us to harness the right data fit for raising an organization’s confidence and trust in its data. There is definite value associated by leveraging the right data and at the same time, there is also risk associated with data and its operations. Risk and Value are two sides of the same coin. While […]

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      Big Data Analytics: Role of Automation

      By   1 week ago

      The emergence of Big Data largely changed the digital landscape and organizational operations. The disparity of data was effectively mitigated by its intensified analytics. With the evolution of newer trends in this realm, the technologies are getting polished. Automation of Big Data is the most disruptive technology changing its dominion completely. The power of Big […]

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      Using the Internet of Things to Track Shoppers

      By   1 week ago

      No longer content to use passive methods that track the number of people who enter their stores, brick-and-mortar retailers are now using software that allows them to watch customers as they shop, and more importantly, gather data about their behavior. Under the guise of making shopping more enjoyable, mobile tracking is helping stores understand a […]

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      Big Data Governance: Harnessing the Horses

      By   2 weeks ago

      A friend sent me a note the other day celebrating the year of the Rooster. One website (I make no claim for its authority and authenticity!) quotes Chinese Astrologer Laura Lau as saying “Rooster years are rarely ever boring, so it’ll be a year with a lot of action … “The Rooster favors those who […]

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      Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence: Hey Robo Data Modeler!

      By   2 weeks ago

      In the data space plenty of new terms are being coined (by marketing?) for handling data modeling, governance and quality issues: “data preparation”, “data wrangling”, “data catalogue” and “machine-based data harmonization” (™ of ClearStory Data). Do we need stuff like this? Definitely so. Today we need to move fast, be agile and model as we […]

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      Cybersecurity Weather Report

      By   2 weeks ago

      This will be brief, as befits a weather report. However, it will need to be a little bit more specific than the typical TV weathercast. First, beware of growing internet storm clouds approaching. These storms are caused by the heating up of state-sponsored hacking groups. Many nations are realizing that their infrastructure is poorly protected, […]

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      Cloud Automation Can Get Your Data Center’s Maintenance On Track

      By   3 weeks ago

      Do you have a data center lifecycle management strategy in place? Have you laid out established, clear-cut management procedures and processes? Do you have a regular maintenance schedule? Good. You’ve taken the first steps. Now how do you ensure that you and your staff stick to those schedules? Managing a data center isn’t exactly a […]

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        Erwin’s End Game: Holistic Data Management

        By   10 hours ago

        Data Management vendor erwin Inc. has been following through on the plans it discussed with DATAVERSITY® last year, shortly after its acquisition from CA Technologies by private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners. Its efforts to bring together Data Modeling, Business Process Management, and Enterprise Architecture domains to support the data-driven enterprise have been in evidence with its acquisitions […]

        Read More →

        Demystifying Advanced Data Visualization

        By   1 day ago

        Advanced Data Visualization gives a new meaning on how pictures can simplify information needed to comprehend complex questions.  Angela Hausman states that Big Data does not mean much if the people who control change can’t understand or have to spend too much time deciphering the Great Data that is presented. In addition, Big Data speeds […]

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        An Artificial Intelligence Story: The Robot Boss and Data Operations

        By   2 days ago

        Hitachi became an instant sensation when it displayed its first robot in an IT Fair in 1970. Ever since, this Japanese technology company has made great strides in Artificial Intelligence (AI), and more recently, in Machine Learning enabled AI research, as demonstrated through their successive applications in robotics. After 45 years of tireless AI research […]

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        How are New Data Technologies Affecting Data Quality and Data Governance?

        By   1 week ago

        Data Quality and Data Governance have been an ongoing concern among global data technology vendors and enterprises for some time. Privacy and security issues are no longer the headaches of large enterprises alone; Big Data, Hadoop, Cloud Computing platforms, the Internet of Things (IoT), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings, and social data have all added to rising […]

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        Cognitive Computing Demystified: The What, Why, and How

        By   1 week ago

        “Cognitive Computing comes from a mashup of cognitive science — the study of the human brain and how it functions — and computer science, and the results will have far-reaching impacts on our private lives, healthcare, business, and more,” says Bernard Marr, in What Everyone Should Know About Cognitive Computing. “Some people say that Cognitive […]

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        Five Things to Consider on the Road to Data Monetization

        By   1 week ago

        Data is an asset, in more ways than one. Businesses want to monetize the data they create as much as they are interested in how they can take profitable advantage of the data that other companies may make available to them. It’s still an evolving world out there, though, when it comes to issues around […]

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        Is Machine Learning Ready to Take on Artificial Intelligence?

        By   2 weeks ago

        Machine Learning (ML) algorithms can learn from data and improve themselves. In a way, that learning process is akin to the way the humans learn from daily experience and improve their own skill sets. Artificial Intelligence (AI) facilitates “emulation of human thinking in actions. “So, together AI and ML are capable of delivering smart robots […]

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        The Future of Data Management: An Evolution of the Industry

        By   2 weeks ago

        DATAVERSITY® recently interviewed John Schroeder, the Founder of MapR, to find out his thoughts on what is approaching on the Data Management horizon. Schroeder has more than 20 years in the Enterprise Software space, with a focus on Database Management and Business Intelligence. Such a background gives Schroeder insight into how the world of Data […]

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        A Brief History of Deep Learning

        By   2 weeks ago

        Deep Learning, as a branch of Machine Learning, employs algorithms to process data and imitate the thinking process, or to develop abstractions. Deep Learning (DL) uses layers of algorithms to process data, understand human speech, and visually recognize objects. Information is passed through each layer, with the output of the previous layer providing input for […]

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          Hazelcast Releases 3.8 – The Fastest Open Source In-Memory Data Grid

          By   11 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Hazelcast, the leading open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) with hundreds of thousands of installed clusters and over 17 million server starts per month, today announced the general availability of Hazelcast IMDG 3.8. A major theme of Hazelcast IMDG 3.8 is better operational experience for systems requiring […]

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          Reltio Cloud 2017.1 Delivers Operational Excellence for Fortune 500 Companies

          By   11 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Reltio, the enterprise data-driven applications and modern data management Platform as a Service (PaaS) company, today announced the upcoming release of Reltio Cloud 2017.1, the newest iteration of the market-leading platform that enables enterprise data-driven applications with reliable master data, relevant big data insights, and intelligent […]

          Read More →

          Veritas and Microsoft Forge Global Strategic Partnership for Data Management in the Cloud

          By   11 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Veritas Technologies, the leader in information management and Microsoft Corp. today announced a multi-year global, strategic partnership to help organizations use Microsoft Azure to optimize for hybrid cloud environments and to host Veritas’ Enterprise Vault.cloud management and governance service on Azure. The partnership builds on the […]

          Read More →

          Gartner Says Worldwide BI and Analytics Market to Reach $18.3 Billion in 2017

          By   11 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Global revenue in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market is forecast to reach US$18.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.3 percent from 2016, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. By the end of 2020, the market is forecast to grow to US$22.8 […]

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          San Diego to Deploy World’s Largest Smart City IoT Platform with Current, powered by GE

          By   11 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release states, “‘America’s Finest City’ is also becoming the its smartest. In partnership with Current, powered by GE, the City of San Diego today announced a $30 million investment to deploy the world’s largest smart city IoT sensor platform. Transforming its street lighting into a connected digital infrastructure, San […]

          Read More →

          Collibra 5.1 Enables New Levels of Collaboration for Data Governance Business Users

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, today shared an advance look at key functionality that will be part of the upcoming Collibra 5.1 platform release. This new functionality further facilitates the massive shift to self-service business intelligence by delivering new levels […]

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          Quantzig Announces Top 10 Data Analytics Trends for 2017

          By   1 day ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “According to global analytics and advisory firm Quantzig, as of 2015, analytics platforms and advanced analytics accounted for nearly 25% of the overall global business intelligence market. The transformation from business intelligence to advanced analytics techniques is leading to rapid growth of the market, in fact, […]

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          Extreme Networks Introduces “Information Governance Engine” Compliance Solution

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Extreme Networks, Inc. today introduced the Information Governance Engine, an optional add-on to the ExtremeManagement™ product portfolio, enabling CISOs and CIOs to establish and maintain a clinical baseline that demonstrates compliance with HIPAA and PCI standards for their mission-critical networks. The Information Governance Engine provides an automated […]

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          PTC and Deloitte Announce Plans to Accelerate IoT Adoption and Innovation for Businesses

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “PTC and Deloitte today announced plans to accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) adoption and innovation for customers using the ThingWorx® industrial IoT platform from PTC. Deloitte Digital and PTC are co-creating industry-focused solutions to enable clients to further the value from investments in IoT. The initial IoT […]

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