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The Future of Personalization

[Editor’s Note: This guest article comes to us from Dr. Nathan Wilson, CTO of Nara. ] The Problem: Information has run amok. There once was a time when the busiest and greatest minds –the Jeffersons, Hemingways and Darwins – would have time in their day for long walks, communion with nature, and leisurely handwritten correspondence.…

Cutting Big Data Down to Size with Automation

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by Angela Guess Jeff Rauscher of Data Center Knowledge writes, “Cutting Big Data down to size and transforming it into ‘Big Information’ is similar to running other business and IT processes. Automation can help support the constant, rapid, accurate and reliable processing of any series of related, dependent tasks in a logical sequence. If you…

Oracle Automates MDM Workflow

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by Angela Guess Simon Sharwood of The Register reports, “Oracle has released a new product aimed at automating some master data management (MDM) chores. MDM is often spoken of when software companies discuss “a single version of the truth”, shorthand term for the tricky problem that arises when a company deals with related-but-differentiated entities. A…

Big Data: Automation or Insight?

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM writes, “Despite all the talk about companies using big data to uncover insights, maybe automation is the real reason the world is so excited about big data. What makes the big data era so significant isn’t that people are using data to inform their decisions, but that there’s…

MDM and Enterprise Resource Planning

by Angela Guess A recent article demonstrates the value of master data management strategies to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) efforts. The article begins, “For many companies, the primary reason for investing in a Master Data Management (MDM) strategy is to support visibility through greater data integrity; however, a much overlooked but equally important benefit of…