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How to Wrap Your Head Around the “Big Data Hoopla”

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by Angela Guess Art Mellor recently wrote on article in Xconomy sharing a CEO’s perspective on Big Data. Mello writes, “A little over a year ago I became the CEO of a company in the ‘big data’ space that is developing predictive analytics software. My CTO is the ‘data guy,’ and I’m the ‘business guy.’ While…

New Survey Findings on MDM Adoption

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “Riversand Technologies, a worldwide provider ofProduct Information Management (PIM), Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality solutions, announced today its official sponsorship of the 2013 research report on the Adoption of MDM. The survey was conducted by Business Revisited and released by the analyst firm Information Difference. The report is now available…

Teradata Releases 2013 Data Driven Marketing Survey

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by Angela Guess Andrew Brust of ZDnet reports, “Teradata has released the results of its 2013 Data Driven Marketing Survey, compiling responses from over 2200 marketers throughout the globe.  Companies surveyed all have at least $100M in revenue, with some at over $10B.  Some of the companies surveyed have marketing-focused data scientists on staff; other have…

Flashback Data Survey Shows Users Not Prepared for Data Loss

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Flashback Data, a fast-growing data recovery and computer forensics company, released today survey data which details trends about individual data loss, including how data contained on devices and computers is ruined, and the frequency of such occurrences. Flashback Data polled a random sample of…

Effectively Sharing State Health Data

by Angela Guess A new report out of the Brookings Institution shows that states vary widely in their current ability to effectively exchange health data: ” The authors of the report are Darrell West — director of governance studies at the Brookings Institution and founding director of its Center for Technology Innovation — and Allan…

New Report: Security in the Cloud

by Angela Guess The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new report entitled Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing. The report is “geared at informing IT leaders, executives and security network administrators involved in cloud computing initiatives, delves into threats, risks and safeguards to public cloud environments. NIST noted that,…

SimCorp Survey Results Show Lack of Confidence in DQ

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by Angela Guess New survey findings show a lack of confidence on the buy-side in data quality: SimCorp “released the results of a data management survey conducted in December 2011. The survey polled nearly 100 executives from 50 buy-side firms across North America. Poll results revealed that over 40% are not confident that the data…