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Databricks Now Supports Apache Spark 2.0 on Its Just-in-Time Data Platform

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By   7 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Databricks, the company founded by the team that created Apache® Spark™, today announced that Apache Spark 2.0 is generally available on its just-in-time data platform, making it the first vendor to offer Apache Spark 2.0 support. With major contributions from Databricks and the […]

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Happy System Administrator Day!

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By   7 hours ago

by Angela Guess Some of the obscure holidays that fall in July include Chocolate Day, Hammock Day, and International Kissing Day. But July 29 is the day that we have reserved for System Administrators. So if you have a great System Administrator on your team, today is a perfect day to tell them just how much […]

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IoT to Further Expand When oneM2M Releases Next Set of Specs This Autumn

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By   6 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine to Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced another achievement in establishing a global interconnected society: its next set of official specifications, known formally as Release 2, which will be issued this autumn. The announcement comes […]

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Dynamic APIs for the Age of Digital Business

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By   17 hours ago

One ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingy. The words surely call to mind – at least to those familiar with the 1960s/70s TV show Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in – images of Lily Tomlin as telephone operator Ernestine. But the digital businesses of a very different era do not want to have to rely on manual machinations all too […]

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Study: Cloud Data Security Still a Challenge for Many Companies

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By   17 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new release out of Gemalto states, “Despite the continued importance of cloud computing resources to organizations, companies are not adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud. These are just a few findings a Ponemon Institute study titled ‘The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security Study,’ commissioned […]

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Seagate Pushes Data Capacity Boundaries With Industry-First 2TB M.2 Enterprise SSD

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By   17 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports, “Seagate Technology plc, today unveiled a first-of-its kind, high-capacity drive that can help data centers more easily accommodate exponential data growth, while still maintaining high levels of computing power and performance. The two terabyte (TB) version of its Nytro® XM1440 M.2 non-volatile memory express […]

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Atera Enhances Platform Architecture, Integrates Business Intelligence into Billing System

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By   17 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company reports, “Atera, developer of the first cloud-based IT platform that offers end-to-end solutions for Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM), Professional Services Automation (PSA) and remote connections into one powerful software solution, today announced it has integrated the Benchmark, its Business Intelligence (BI) platform, into […]

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MyWave Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports that MyWave has received Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award. The release states, “According to Alexander Michael, Director of Consulting for Frost & Sullivan, ‘The Award reflects MyWave’s overall technology leadership in the global intelligent assistant market.’ The world is about to […]

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Production Company Launches First Film to use AI in Storyboarding on Kickstarter

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By   18 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Producers of the first film to use artificial intelligence (AI) to help develop the storyboarding and plot twists and ensure there’s a demographic market to make the finished product a success, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to reach backers for the new movie-making technology. ‘Our AI […]

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    Aug 2 Webinar: 6 Keys to an Agile Tableau Implementation

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    By   2 months ago

    DATE: August 2, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As organizations become more data driven and realize the benefits from using visual analytical tools such as Tableau, the volume and velocity of analytic based questions grow.  As these new […]

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    Aug 4 CDO Webinar: Big Data Strategies – Organizational Structure and Technology

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    By   2 months ago

    DATE: August 4, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Many CDOs and Data Scientists came into being as part of a Big Data program. In many shops Big Data is the core driver for better Data Governance (DG) and Data Management (DM), and the […]

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    Aug 9 Data-Ed Webinar: Best Practices with the DMM

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 9, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s data management capabilities. The model allows an organization to evaluate its current state data management capabilities, discover gaps […]

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    Aug 11 Smart Data Webinar: Advances in Natural Language Processing

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 11, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Natural language processing (NLP) – once on the frontier of AI as a research topic with maddeningly low accuracy – is rapidly becoming a requirement for mainstream consumer and enterprise applications. Today, one can build […]

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    Aug 18 RWDG Webinar: Mastering and Master Data Governance

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    DATE: August 18, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Master Data and Data Governance are connected at the hip. Master Data implies that the data in the MDM resource is well defined, quality produced and effectively used. Data Governance for MDM is put in […]

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    Aug 23 Webinar: Improve Your Sales Analytics with Alteryx and Microsoft Power BI

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 23, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Businesses need to gain deeper insights into their sales data in order to maximize revenue. However, business analysts must deal with the increasing volume and complexity of the data before […]

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    Aug 25 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling for Big Data

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: August 25, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The recent focus on Big Data in the data management community brings with it a paradigm shift—from the more traditional top-down, “design then build” approach to data warehousing and business intelligence, to the more bottom […]

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    Sep 1 CDO Webinar: A Chief Data Officer Interview

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: September 1, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Join John and Kelle as they talk to a Chief Data Officer (CDO). We will continue to explore why organizations hire CDO’s and how the CDO role is still evolving. We will examine some of […]

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    Sep 7 DGPO Webinar: Initiating Data Governance in a Consumer Packaged Goods World, Our Experience at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

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    By   3 months ago

    DATE: September 7, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Data Governance in a Consumer Packaged World, differs from that in the Finance or Medical fields. We do not govern personal information: we govern our customers, our products, and our […]

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      Compliance Challenges and Big Data

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      By   2 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Ariel Amster. It’s been said that, “With great power comes great responsibility”. And when it comes to leveraging the power of Big Data, organizations have a responsibility to manage vast stores of sensitive data in order to meet strict compliance rules. But in light of ever growing regulations that govern […]

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      Converting Big Data Into Conversational Gold

      Dr. Rahul Razdan

      By   4 days ago

      Click here too learn more about Dr. Rahul Razdan. If data is a form of language – if all those ones and zeroes constitute a way of communication, then translating those figures into something intelligible for a mass audience should be the end-result of this phenomenon we call Big Data. It should be the culmination – no, […]

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      Data Protection: How Does This Figure Into Your Architecture?

      David Schlesinger

      By   7 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author David Schlesinger. The credit reports that your company may keep when deciding to allow credit to a new customer just might be considered confidential, especially if your billing department included judgmental remarks and evaluations. The purchase requests from your accounts payable department could potentially show which ingredients you buy […]

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      Big Data Ethics

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   1 week 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 next short video blog on “Big Data Ethics” Check out his other video blogs here.

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      Two Aspects to Manage Your Information Architecture Better

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      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Tejasvi Addagada. Information Architecture essentially encompasses data and technology architecture. There is enterprise value that is realized by including Information Architecture as a discipline in Data Governance. Data Architecture is more about having to manage the business meaning of data in a consistent way. While Technology Architecture defines strategy and […]

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      The Knowledge Representation Corner: Procedural vs. Declarative

      Adam Pease

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Adam Pease. Programmers that are new to ontology may be prone to think that any tool or language can be used to represent terms, definitions, and facts about the world. After all, as programmers, we’re used to solving problems in code and know that whether we use Perl, C++, Java, […]

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      Data Security: Can My Car Be Hacked?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Of course it can. Anything that uses a computer to operate it or any of its systems can be hacked, but the potential for harm has been largely swept under the rug by car manufacturers. The fact that criminals can either remotely or directly take control […]

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      Self-service BI Success Depends Upon Data Quality & Governance

      Andy McCartney

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Andy McCartney. There are many benefits that can be derived through the implementation of a self-service Business Intelligence (BI) system. For example, non-technical professionals can generate their own reports, run queries, and conduct analyses, without the assistance of IT staff. Non-technical workers can make faster, better decisions because they […]

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      Grading Database Quality, Part 1: Database Designs

      Michael Blaha

      By   3 weeks ago

      While working on database projects, we often find ourselves doing reverse engineering. Reverse engineering is the inverse to normal development. Developers start with an application and work backwards to understand the software and infer its intent. Reverse engineering can apply to a variety of artifacts, such as hardware, programming code, and databases. Our focus here […]

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        Dynamic APIs for the Age of Digital Business

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        By   17 hours ago

        One ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingy. The words surely call to mind – at least to those familiar with the 1960s/70s TV show Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in – images of Lily Tomlin as telephone operator Ernestine. But the digital businesses of a very different era do not want to have to rely on manual machinations all too […]

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        Machine Learning of the Next Decade: The Promises and the Pitfalls

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        By   3 days ago

        Machine Learning (ML) technology has gained rapid strides in the current enterprise software ecosystem, as it perfectly balances the ease of adoption, deployment, and market maturity with strong business benefits. On the flip side, Machine Learning technology also threatens some core elements of the human experience such as natural processes, human labor, or traditional workflows. […]

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        Big Data and Cloud Security

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        By   1 week ago

        Data breaches are disastrous events for enterprises and consumers alike. Sensitive information is stolen or made public. Cloud-based data breaches can be quite devastating because of the sheer volume of data that can be taken or manipulated. Cloud security is especially important in the Big Data age. Cloud-based data is valuable for different reasons. A […]

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        Predictive Analytics Route Planning Algorithm at UPS Followed a Long Path to Success

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        By   1 week ago

        The traveling salesman problem has been known as a tough problem to solve since it was first discussed in the 19th century. Multiply it by the 55,000 routes, more than 100 stops on each, add in additional constraints like time commitments, and it goes beyond being tough to becoming seriously challenging. But, there’s a big […]

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        A New Take on Master Data Management

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Master Data Management (MDM) is evolving. Forrester Research in its Forrester Wave: Master Data Management Q1 2016, released this spring, points out that organizations’ needs are becoming more complex, with many companies tightly linking their MDM efforts to customer engagement and business processes, and with data models becoming more dimensional while data levels grow deeper. […]

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        A Comprehensive Review of Skills Required for Data Scientist Jobs

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The Data Scientist is the quintessential “go-between,” carrying the problems of the business folks to the IT department, and then bringing back the technological solutions to the business units. A good Data Scientist not only explores, designs, and engineers business solutions, but also determines the best technological option at hand to arrive at such solutions. […]

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        A New Take on Data Discovery, Data Management, and its Relationships

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Having herself held senior roles in IT at Wall Street companies including Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Oksana Sokolovsky is quite familiar with the challenge of Data Management and data discovery. As co-founder and CEO of ROKITT, her goal was “to build a product that solves that challenge,” she says. The challenge exists […]

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        Machine Learning: From Then Until Now

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        Machine Learning is a form of Artificial Intelligence (AI) which allows computers to learn by way of observation and experience, rather than rigid pre-programming. Machine Learning uses computer programs that are capable of growth and change as they process new data. Using algorithms, Machine Learning allows computers to develop habitual responses based on the repeated […]

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        In-Memory Computing Platforms Respond to Evolving Enterprise Data Use Needs

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        By   4 weeks ago

        In its just-released report, Cool Vendors in In-Memory Computing Technology 2016, Gartner highlighted a handful of interesting and innovative solutions within the In-Memory Computing (IMC) space for enabling a range of real-time analytics scenarios. It gave a first-time look at IMC-enabled analytics products from Bottlenose, Striim, and Zoomdata that target use cases including event stream […]

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          Databricks Now Supports Apache Spark 2.0 on Its Just-in-Time Data Platform

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          By   7 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Databricks, the company founded by the team that created Apache® Spark™, today announced that Apache Spark 2.0 is generally available on its just-in-time data platform, making it the first vendor to offer Apache Spark 2.0 support. With major contributions from Databricks and the […]

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          Happy System Administrator Day!

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          By   7 hours ago

          by Angela Guess Some of the obscure holidays that fall in July include Chocolate Day, Hammock Day, and International Kissing Day. But July 29 is the day that we have reserved for System Administrators. So if you have a great System Administrator on your team, today is a perfect day to tell them just how much […]

          Read More →

          IoT to Further Expand When oneM2M Releases Next Set of Specs This Autumn

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          By   6 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine to Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced another achievement in establishing a global interconnected society: its next set of official specifications, known formally as Release 2, which will be issued this autumn. The announcement comes […]

          Read More →

          Study: Cloud Data Security Still a Challenge for Many Companies

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          By   17 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new release out of Gemalto states, “Despite the continued importance of cloud computing resources to organizations, companies are not adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud. These are just a few findings a Ponemon Institute study titled ‘The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security Study,’ commissioned […]

          Read More →

          Seagate Pushes Data Capacity Boundaries With Industry-First 2TB M.2 Enterprise SSD

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          By   17 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports, “Seagate Technology plc, today unveiled a first-of-its kind, high-capacity drive that can help data centers more easily accommodate exponential data growth, while still maintaining high levels of computing power and performance. The two terabyte (TB) version of its Nytro® XM1440 M.2 non-volatile memory express […]

          Read More →

          Atera Enhances Platform Architecture, Integrates Business Intelligence into Billing System

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          By   17 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company reports, “Atera, developer of the first cloud-based IT platform that offers end-to-end solutions for Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM), Professional Services Automation (PSA) and remote connections into one powerful software solution, today announced it has integrated the Benchmark, its Business Intelligence (BI) platform, into […]

          Read More →

          MyWave Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award

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          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports that MyWave has received Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award. The release states, “According to Alexander Michael, Director of Consulting for Frost & Sullivan, ‘The Award reflects MyWave’s overall technology leadership in the global intelligent assistant market.’ The world is about to […]

          Read More →

          Production Company Launches First Film to use AI in Storyboarding on Kickstarter

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          By   18 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Producers of the first film to use artificial intelligence (AI) to help develop the storyboarding and plot twists and ensure there’s a demographic market to make the finished product a success, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to reach backers for the new movie-making technology. ‘Our AI […]

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          Teradata Acquires Big Data Partnership Consultancy, Expands Analytics Services

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Teradata, the big data analytics company, announced today that it has purchased Big Data Partnership, a leading EMEA-based services provider of big data solutions and training. Big Data Partnership has deep expertise in disruptive technologies, including Apache Hadoop, and helps its clients discover […]

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