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

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By   4 hours 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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Improving Big Data Management with a Converged Architecture

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By   4 hours 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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Capitalizing on Unstructured Data with Deep Learning Tools

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By   3 hours ago

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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Artificial Intelligence Still Has a Long Way to Go

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By   3 hours ago

by Angela Guess Jonathan Vanian recently wrote in Fortune, “Computers can recognize cats in photos and translate websites into different languages thanks to recent advances in artificial intelligence. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to someday creating computers that can think like humans. Take the example of Google’s AlphaGo computer […]

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Data Governance: Making Big Data Manageable

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By   20 hours 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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Press Release: DATAVERSITY Announces the Agenda for The 2016 Enterprise DATAVERSITY: Data Strategy and Analytics Forum

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By   20 hours ago

Today, DATAVERSITY Education, LLC released the agenda for the Enterprise DATAVERSITY: Data Strategy and Analytics Forum. The event will be held September 19-22, 2016, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Visit enterprisedataversity.com to review the full agenda, event details, speakers, and registration options. This year’s agenda focuses on achieving Business Strategy through Data Analytics. […]

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Don’t Let Bad Data Derail Big Data Projects

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By   20 hours ago

by Angela Guess Elbert Hearon writes in Datanami, “Big data means that once minute bad data problems now become magnified as big problems that can cause flaws with the very analytical results that were painted as one of the values of big data. As the proliferation of data continues, it is very important for organizations […]

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Big Data and Business Analytics Revenues to Reach $187B in 2019

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By   20 hours ago

by Angela Guess Thor Olavsrud reports in CIO.com, “Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to $187 billion in 2019, according to the new Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). That’s an increase of more than 50 […]

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Stop Staring at the Business Intelligence Dashboard While Driving

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By   20 hours ago

by Angela Guess Hjalmar Gislason recently wrote in ITProPortal, “When you’re driving a car, you spend most of your time looking out the windscreen: What’s ahead? When to turn? Any unexpected obstacles in your way? Every now and then you glance at the dashboard. But that’s just to check how fast you’re going, whether you’ve […]

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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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    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 Governance: Making Big Data Manageable

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      By   20 hours 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?

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      By   3 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   6 days 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

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      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

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      By   1 week 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   2 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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      No Relief with Hadoop – Managing The Big Data Reality Gap

      Jon Bock

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Jon Bock. There has been much anticipation that businesses would find relief for their analytics headaches in Hadoop, the open source software for distributed processing and distributed storage of large data sets across clusters of commodity or cloud hardware. There is no doubt Hadoop systems can handle large […]

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

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        By   4 hours 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   2 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   7 days 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   1 week 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   2 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   3 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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          Improving Big Data Management with a Converged Architecture

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          By   4 hours 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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          Capitalizing on Unstructured Data with Deep Learning Tools

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          By   3 hours ago

          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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          Artificial Intelligence Still Has a Long Way to Go

          go

          By   3 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Jonathan Vanian recently wrote in Fortune, “Computers can recognize cats in photos and translate websites into different languages thanks to recent advances in artificial intelligence. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to someday creating computers that can think like humans. Take the example of Google’s AlphaGo computer […]

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          Don’t Let Bad Data Derail Big Data Projects

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          By   20 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Elbert Hearon writes in Datanami, “Big data means that once minute bad data problems now become magnified as big problems that can cause flaws with the very analytical results that were painted as one of the values of big data. As the proliferation of data continues, it is very important for organizations […]

          Read More →

          Big Data and Business Analytics Revenues to Reach $187B in 2019

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          By   20 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Thor Olavsrud reports in CIO.com, “Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to $187 billion in 2019, according to the new Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). That’s an increase of more than 50 […]

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          Stop Staring at the Business Intelligence Dashboard While Driving

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          By   20 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Hjalmar Gislason recently wrote in ITProPortal, “When you’re driving a car, you spend most of your time looking out the windscreen: What’s ahead? When to turn? Any unexpected obstacles in your way? Every now and then you glance at the dashboard. But that’s just to check how fast you’re going, whether you’ve […]

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          Machine Learning, Data Modeling, and Testing

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          By   21 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Svetoslav Marinov recently wrote in Information Management, “A friend of mine recently reminded me of the notorious quote from Frederick Jelinek (the father of modern speech recognition), “Anytime a linguist leaves the group the recognition rate goes up.” I remember being quite upset about it, back during my lnguistics studies. Is it […]

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          Google Tries to Make Artificial Intelligence More Creative with Magenta

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          by Angela Guess Danielle Muolo recently wrote in TechInsider, “Google introduced a new group dedicated to making artificial intelligence more creative at Moogfest, a four-day music and technology festival in Durham, North Carolina,Quartz first reported. Called Magenta, the group will use its AI system TensorFlow to see if AI can be trained to create its […]

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          Infographic: Business Analytics v. Data Science

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          by Angela Guess The Kogod School of Business at American University recently put together an infographic comparing careers in business analytics with careers in Data Science. Phil Simon writes, “Not too long ago, The Harvard Business Review dubbed data scientist ‘the sexiest job of the 21st century.’ What’s more, McKinsey reported that the United States […]

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