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A Better Understanding of Data Lakes

Mirror Lake, New Zealand

by Angela Guess Jaikumar Vijayan of Datamation recently wrote, “If you’re an enterprise data management professional, there’s a good chance you’ve run across the term ‘data lake’ in recent months. Though it might sound like an esoteric concept, a data lake is simply a repository where enterprises can store data from disparate sources in their…

The Internet of Things Is Coming: What You Need to Know

"Activate the world" (or: what "mobile" really means)

by Angela Guess Alan R. Earls of SearchDataCenter recently wrote a great article on the Internet of Things (IoT) — its scope, predictions for the future, and how IT needs to respond. He begins, “By the end of 2020, there will be approximately 212 billion Internet-connected things, from healthcare instruments to tracking devices to wearables,…

Could Your Big Data Use a Little Cold Storage?

Blue ice

by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of TechRepublic recently wrote, “There has been significant enterprise focus on tiered storage algorithms that route data to the most appropriate storage media based upon how frequently the data needs to be accessed, with particular attention paid to tier one, the most rapid access storage for data that requires quick…

Defining the Role of the Chief Data Officer

Jim MacCallum - Executive Team - Vivonet

by Angela Guess Maria Deutcher of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “There are as many opinions on the role of the chief data officer (CDO) as there definitions of the emerging position, but few are as well-informed as that of professor Yang Lee from Northwestern University. She helped author one of the single most comprehensive studies…

Don’t Jump Into a Data Lake Without a Boat

Floating and sinking

by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “The growing hype surrounding data lakes is causing substantial confusion in the information management space, according to Gartner. Several vendors are marketing data lakes as an essential component to capitalise on big data opportunities, but there is little alignment between vendors about what comprises a…

Big Data Insights for Marketing and Technology Teams

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by Angela Guess Fatemeh Khatibloo recently wrote for Forbes, “Big data isn’t about exabytes or petabytes. It’s not about velocity. It’s not a project or Hadoop or any other single thing. Big data is a journey that every company must take to close the gap between the data that’s available to them, and the business insights they’re…

The Growing Field of Enterprise Asset Management

Environmental Forces - influencing competitive strategies and business models

by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle reports, “The wave of new technology that is sweeping through the IT industry is already making a difference for many organizations, but in the trenches, the disruption happening upstream does not overshadow the fundamental need to keep business operations running smoothly. Facilities and equipment lifecycle governance is a…

Real-Time Acoustic Processing: What It Is & What It Can Do

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by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week recently wrote, “You’re jogging down a busy city street, cranking tunes on your smartphone, oblivious to the world around you. The intersection ahead looks clear, and you’re unaware of loud sirens signaling that a speeding ambulance is coming your way. But before disaster strikes, your smartphone shuts off…