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Can Data Science and Big Data Improve Design?

By   /  October 21, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Dr. Rahul Razdan. A question for Designers and Data Scientists alike: Can members of the latter empower representatives of the former? Which is to say, can design – a discipline dependent on the artistic ability and the qualitative skills of a given person – become better and more […]

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Can Design and Data Peacefully Coexist?

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Phil Simon of Wired recently wrote, “Since its inception, Google hasn’t been the ideal place for design purists. After all, the company has always been all about data. Up until recently, it did not sell any tangible products. Without perhaps the world’s largest trove of information, Google’s might not even exist. One […]

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Big Data is Changing the Way We Design

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Paul Papas of Wired recently wrote, “Picture an architect laboring over a blueprint, or an auto designer working out the basics of next year’s model. Once upon a time, this mental image probably included a drafting table and a clay model, but not much else. With some variation, those were creative tools […]

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Myth 2 – Meaningless Normalization

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Karen Lopez Does this happen to you: someone gives you a table structure and asks you to say what normal form it’s in?  You look at it, see something that looks like repeating groups and some columns that look like they aren’t supposed to be mixed up with all those other columns (lets say […]

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The Importance of Schema Design

By   /  August 1, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Chris Winslett of MongoDB recently wrote, “The first Mongo Days con­fer­ence I attended was Mon­goSV 2011.  I chose to attend ‘Schema Design at Scale,’ a pre­sen­ta­tion by Eliot Horowitz. The first slide was titled ‘Schema,’ and had a list of rea­sons to know Mon­goDB schema best practices: ‘Schema is the… Sin­gle biggest  per­for­mance factor; […]

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Data & Design: Better Together

By   /  June 21, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Mark Hansen of the New York Times recently wrote, “From a speedometer to a weather map to a stock chart, we routinely interpret and act on data displayed visually. With a few exceptions, data has no natural ‘look,’ no natural ‘visualization,’ and choices have to be made about how it should be […]

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UX Design Considerations for Semantic Technology

By   /  June 1, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Incorporating semantic technologies into applications is more practical than ever, and so the uses – and range of users – have become very broad. As leaders in this industry find ways to incorporate these advances into new products, we have to be as innovative with the human element… the user experience. How and when do […]

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Creating Ontologies: The Inspiration Factor

By   /  December 14, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dave Mccomb of Semantic Arts recently discussed how inspiration plays a part in designing ontologies.

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