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Enterprise Data World 2016: 8 Data-Driven Takeaways

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By   13 hours 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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What Multi-Factor Authentication Has to Gain from Big Data

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess Ben Dickson recently wrote in TechCrunch, “The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a means to ensure online account security and prevent fraud has been a hot topic of […]

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EDW 2016 Recap: “Another Terrific and Insightful Event”

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess Kelle O’Neal recently wrote in the First San Francisco Partners blog, “I’ve only been attending Enterprise Data World (EDW) for the last five years or so, but the conference celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. Kudos to the DATAVERSITY team for another terrific and insightful event! Even in the short time I’ve […]

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Covertix Announces New Crowd-sourced Classification Engine

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Covertix, a data-centric security provider, is releasing version 3.10 of SmartCipherTM, its real-time dynamic data discovery, classification, governance, control, and encryption solution. The real-time policy engine spreads the power of classification across the organization. Individuals can classify documents as they are being created or […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Deep Learning

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By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess Bob O’Donnell, founder of Technalysis Research, recently wrote in Re/Code, “Deep learning refers to the number, or depth, of filtering and classification levels used to recognize an object. While there seems to be debate about how many levels are necessary to justify the phrase ‘deep learning,’ many people seem to suggest 10 […]

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White House Announces New Subcommittee on Artificial Intelligence

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By   14 hours ago

by Angela Guess Greg Watry reports in R&D Magazine, “Get ready because artificial intelligence is on the White House’s radar, and it’s taking the field seriously. The White House this week announced the new National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will meet for the first time next week, […]

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Web Scraping for Data Science — Part 2

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By   2 days ago

Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. Read Part 1 of this blog series here. Between R and Python, analytics pros are covered on most data science bases R-Python. In last month’s blog, I discussed simple webscraping using Python in a Jupyter notebbok, the nifty css-generating tool SelectorGadget, and the Python XML and HTML handling package lxml. […]

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The Elephant in the Cloud, According to Ashish Thusoo

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess Srini Penchikala recently wrote in InfoQ, “Ashish Thusoo, CEO and co-founder at Qubole, recently spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference (EDW) about ‘The Elephant in the Cloud’, Hadoop as a Service offering. Part of a wider trend of big data as a service category rather than a product category, Hadoop as a […]

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4 Data Governance Considerations to Always Keep in Mind

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess Isabelle Guis recently wrote in ReadWrite, “Data is being collected from more sources than ever and decentralized between cloud and on-premise storage. There’s a lot on the line: organizations who don’t understand how to make use of their internal and external data can impede productivity, put their corporate reputation at risk, miss […]

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    May 10 Data-Ed Webinar: Metadata Strategies

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    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 10, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees   About the Webinar Good systems development often depends on multiple data management disciplines. One of these is metadata. While much of the discussion around metadata focuses on understanding metadata itself along with associated technologies, this comprehensive issue […]

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    May 12 Smart Data Webinar: Emerging Data Management Options

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    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 12, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Everyone talks about the challenges of managing big data, but applications built for the next decade will need more than “bigger” and “faster” versions of the RDBMS systems that dominated at the end of the […]

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    May 17 DAMA Webinar: Influencing with Data – Facts Don’t Matter Much!

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    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 17, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Business analytics can provide a major stimulus for transformational change. Yet neuroscience and psychology show us that people are typically not “wired” to engage with facts. Analytics leaders seeking to develop a data-driven culture must […]

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    May 19 RWDG Webinar: A Data Governance Framework for Smart Data

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    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 19, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Does your organization have smart data? How does your company define smart data? Smart data is data that is used in non-traditional ways such as through machine learning, through the semantic web and by taking […]

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    May 24 Webinar: Metadata and the Power of Pattern-Finding

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    By   7 months ago

    DATE: May 24, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is 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, […]

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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   7 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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      Web Scraping for Data Science — Part 2

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      By   2 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. Read Part 1 of this blog series here. Between R and Python, analytics pros are covered on most data science bases R-Python. In last month’s blog, I discussed simple webscraping using Python in a Jupyter notebbok, the nifty css-generating tool SelectorGadget, and the Python XML and HTML handling package lxml. […]

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      A Data Extraction System for Unstructured Documents

      George Roth

      By   4 days ago

      Click here to learn more about George Roth. Let’s assume that we have a system that extracts information from unstructured documents. There are two types of unstructured documents: Type A:  There are unstructured documents with known content (e.g. legal contract document, SEC filings, etc.). An essential property of these is that can be classified based […]

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      May 2016 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

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      By   7 days ago

      We are just returning from our first face-to-face event of the year, Enterprise Data World 2016 (EDW) held this year in San Diego.  It was a great event with over 1,000 attendees present. Always my favorite part of these events is meeting people I’ve been working with online throughout the year. I met so many […]

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      The API Economy: A Big Ball of CRUD

      Dave Duggal

      By   7 days ago

      Click this link to learn more about the author Dave Duggal. Quote: “The use of APIs has exploded with the growth of distributed computing, driven by the popularity of the Web, Cloud and now, the Internet of Things (IoT)” Back in 1999 an academic paper, “The Big Ball of Mud” exposed fundamental limitations of ‘modern’ software […]

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      Internet of Things: Big Data and Data Security Problems

      Ariel Amster

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about Ari Amster. In many respects, the Internet of Things (IoT) has already arrived. While many experts are predicting extreme growth over the next decade, for all intents and purposes, the IoT isn’t some far-flung concept of the future; we’re living in it right now. Think of all the devices and […]

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      Distributing Machine Intelligence to the Foggy Edge of the IoT

      James Kobielus

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Machine learning is beginning to sink roots into every node of the Internet of Things (IoT). In this new era IoT endpoints will increasingly be powered by statistically driven algorithms that process real-time sensor data and drive autonomous decisions right then and there. I recently published a […]

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      Software Semantic Evolution, Part 6

      Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about Yefim (Jeff) Zhuk. Catch up on this blog series with Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. SOA and Microservices, RAML and DataSense by MuleSoft, and the Next Step Collaboration of Services and Transformation of “tribal knowledge” Collaboration between people and groups seems to be a thing with a positive sign, although […]

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      Selling the Value of Data Science, Governance or Analytics

      Kimberly Nevala

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about Kimberly Nevala. I’ve recently participated in a number of executive forums on the rewards and realities of creating data-savvy and analytically-enabled cultures. Interestingly, one key theme comes up repeatedly in audience Q&A: how to make the case? Seems simple enough, but this step often causes those who understand the […]

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      Why Enterprise Data Strategy (EDS)?

      Assad Shaik

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Assad Shaik. With focus on financial industry What exactly prompts organizations to adopt an enterprise data strategy? Why is it essential for an organization to define an enterprise data strategy? On a quick look, it is evident that most of the organizations struggle to understand the importance and […]

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        Enterprise Data World 2016: 8 Data-Driven Takeaways

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        By   13 hours 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   3 days 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   1 week 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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        Streaming Analytics 101: The What, Why, and How

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        By   1 week ago

        Stream processing analyzes and performs actions on real-time data though the use of continuous queries. Streaming Analytics connects to external data sources, enabling applications to integrate certain data into the application flow, or to update an external database with processed information. Bloor Research analyst Philip Howard says stream processing is really an evolution of Complex […]

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        Natural Language Processing Poised to Have a Big Impact on the Data Economy

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The stakes are large in the Natural Language Processing (NLP) market: It’s the high ground in the battle for control of the data economy and the key to turning silicon into gold, according to a report issued this quarter from market intelligence firm Tractica. Report authors Bruce Daley, the Principal Analyst, and Clint Wheelock, the […]

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        The Future of the Internet of Things: The Industrial Cloud Drives Change

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Remember when your computer just sat on your desk, with its only connection a cable to your printer? It was when computers got connected together on the Internet, and when Wi-Fi made those connections available everywhere, that the computers changed the way business was conducted in offices and how people interacted with each other. For […]

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        DAMA’s New Certified Data Management Practitioners (CDMP) Exam

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        By   3 weeks ago

        The Data Management Association International® (DAMA) has significantly redesigned their Certified Data Management Practitioners (CDMP) exam. The Associate level is already online and DAMA will be releasing the Practitioner level, along with Data Governance and Data Quality elective exams at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2016 Conference (April 17-22) in San Diego, California. The CDMP […]

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        Smart Data Plus Deep Reasoning Equals Business Value from Data Analysis

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Coherent Knowledge would like businesses that want to make more effective use of the knowledge they capture and distribute to become more familiar with Rulelog. That is the logic underlying knowledge representation languages such as Vulcan’s Silk and the rule language used by its own Ergo Suite semantic rules and reasoning platform. Smart Data is […]

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        How to Be a Data Scientist: Data Science Skill Development

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        By   4 weeks ago

        To the wide business community, a Data Scientist is one of those “data magicians,” who can acquire disparate data masses from diverse business functions; clean, massage, organize, and prepare the data; and, then exploit their inherent skills in mathematics, statistics, and Machine Learning to uncover hidden business insights and intelligence. The data used by a […]

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          What Multi-Factor Authentication Has to Gain from Big Data

          auth

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Ben Dickson recently wrote in TechCrunch, “The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a means to ensure online account security and prevent fraud has been a hot topic of […]

          Read More →

          EDW 2016 Recap: “Another Terrific and Insightful Event”

          edw

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Kelle O’Neal recently wrote in the First San Francisco Partners blog, “I’ve only been attending Enterprise Data World (EDW) for the last five years or so, but the conference celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. Kudos to the DATAVERSITY team for another terrific and insightful event! Even in the short time I’ve […]

          Read More →

          Covertix Announces New Crowd-sourced Classification Engine

          cov

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Covertix, a data-centric security provider, is releasing version 3.10 of SmartCipherTM, its real-time dynamic data discovery, classification, governance, control, and encryption solution. The real-time policy engine spreads the power of classification across the organization. Individuals can classify documents as they are being created or […]

          Read More →

          A Beginner’s Guide to Deep Learning

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          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Bob O’Donnell, founder of Technalysis Research, recently wrote in Re/Code, “Deep learning refers to the number, or depth, of filtering and classification levels used to recognize an object. While there seems to be debate about how many levels are necessary to justify the phrase ‘deep learning,’ many people seem to suggest 10 […]

          Read More →

          White House Announces New Subcommittee on Artificial Intelligence

          White House

          By   14 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Greg Watry reports in R&D Magazine, “Get ready because artificial intelligence is on the White House’s radar, and it’s taking the field seriously. The White House this week announced the new National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will meet for the first time next week, […]

          Read More →

          The Elephant in the Cloud, According to Ashish Thusoo

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess Srini Penchikala recently wrote in InfoQ, “Ashish Thusoo, CEO and co-founder at Qubole, recently spoke at Enterprise Data World Conference (EDW) about ‘The Elephant in the Cloud’, Hadoop as a Service offering. Part of a wider trend of big data as a service category rather than a product category, Hadoop as a […]

          Read More →

          4 Data Governance Considerations to Always Keep in Mind

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess Isabelle Guis recently wrote in ReadWrite, “Data is being collected from more sources than ever and decentralized between cloud and on-premise storage. There’s a lot on the line: organizations who don’t understand how to make use of their internal and external data can impede productivity, put their corporate reputation at risk, miss […]

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          New Report Offers 5 Reasons to Become a Data Scientist

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess Katherine Noyes reports in CIO.com, “For the past three years executive recruiter Burtch Works has been surveying data-science professionals about salaries and other related topics. Burtch Works defines data scientists as professionals who can work with enormous sets of unstructured data and use analytics to get meaning out of them. Published on […]

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          Microsoft Moves Deeper Into the Internet of Things

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          by Angela Guess Todd Bishop reports in GeekWire, “Microsoft has acquired Solair, an Italian company whose technology is used by businesses to connect and monitor their equipment and devices — ranging from production lines to espresso machines — using cloud services. It’s the latest move by Microsoft into the Internet of Things and the concept […]

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