Tag Archive for enterprise data

Is Your Business Ready for a Data Scientist?

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by Angela Guess Sascha Schubert recently wrote for Datanami, “Are you wondering if now is the time to get a data scientist on board to help investigate the value of data assets, maybe even your big data? My advice: don’t do it if you are not ready. The demand for data scientists is currently much…

Data Governance Provides Guardrails for Enterprise Data

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by Angela Guess Writing for Business2Community, Julie Urban recently stated, “Rob Karel, Vice President, Product Strategy and Product Marketing, Information Quality Solutions at Informatica, weighs in on the benefits having a data governance plan as part of an overall business strategy. ‘The value of having a plan around data governance, no matter how big or…

Master Data Management is a Crucial Layer of Enterprise Analytics

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by Angela Guess Prash Chandramohan recently wrote for Computer World, “The trouble with insight is it doesn’t just pop out of data. It takes intelligence and an understanding of the business, combined with the ability to identify useful relationships between customers, their relationships, locations, products and social interactions. Once you are able to connect these…

Data Enemy No. 1: No Longer Apathy, But Fear

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by Angela Guess Thomas C. Redman recently wrote in Jim Harris’s OCDQ Blog, “I began work on data quality in the late 1980s at the great Bell Laboratories. We worked in partnership with a couple of AT&T groups and made rapid strides. The AT&T groups that applied our methods made order-of-magnitude improvements and, in so…

Taking Precautions With Your Data: Backup Isn’t Archive

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by Angela Guess Writing in Data Center Journal, Jim McGann recently stated, “When meeting with a data protection manager at a client site recently, they summed up the world of backup in a nutshell stating: ‘In the past I was told to backup the house, now they want me to know about everything in the…

The Data Life Cycle in 7 Phases

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by Angela Guess Malcolm Chisholm recently shared his take on the data life cycle in Information Management. He writes, “This is one attempt to describe the Data Life Cycle. It takes the position that a life cycle consists of phases, and each phase has its own characteristics. Einstein, when he was a teenager tried to…

Business Intelligence Firm Launches Subscription-Based Reporting Solution

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “BITracks, a consulting firm dedicated to delivering business intelligence (BI) expertise, has decided to broaden their offerings by going to market with their flagship reporting product, FAST Track Reports. Since 2005, James Miller, president of the Cincinnati-based firm, has focused solely on providing…

Metanautix Launches Quest 2.0 with Software-Defined Data Mart

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Metanautix, a big data analytics company focused on simplifying the data supply chain, today announced the launch of Quest 2.0 which includes the first of its kind Software-Defined Data Mart (SDDM). Quest 2.0’s SDDM enables teams to rapidly and securely build data marts using…

New OpenPOWER Cloud Boosts Ecosystem for Innovation and Development

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced SuperVessel, a first-of-its-kind initiative that enables business partners, application developers and university students to conduct innovation, development and learning for the growing OpenPOWER ecosystem. SuperVessel, an open access cloud service created by Beijing’s IBM Research and IBM Systems Labs, is now…