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Why Your Company Needs a CDO

By   /  March 3, 2014  /  BI / Data Science News, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Brad Peters of Forbes recently wrote, “Now that we are over the initial excitement of being able to capture and manipulate mountains of data, the challenge becomes identifying the truly valuable information in those data mountains. And just as important, presenting that valuable data in ways that the different stakeholders in an organization […]

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The Big Data Revolution

By   /  February 24, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Jonathan Shaw of Harvard Magazine recently wrote, “Data now stream from daily life: from phones and credit cards and televisions and computers; from the infrastructure of cities; from sensor-equipped buildings, trains, buses, planes, bridges, and factories. The data flow so fast that the total accumulation of the past two years—a zettabyte—dwarfs the prior […]

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5 Reasons MDM Will Be Key in 2014

By   /  December 6, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Christophe Marcant of Multi Channel Merchant recently wrote, “As merchants continue to focus on improving customer loyalty, many are adopting Master Data Management (MDM) technology in order to create a more rich and satisfying shopping experience across all channels.  However, in order to achieve this and capitalize on peak buying seasons, retailers must […]

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Data Governance, Data Management, and Risk Management

By   /  November 18, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Mark Johnson of Bob’s Guide recently wrote, “Recent research from Deloitte showed that 42 percent of firms do not monitor what is actually going on in their data management processes*. At the same time, 62 percent feel this is the biggest thing to improve in 2014. That 62 percent are right. Effective data […]

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Supply Chain and Master Data Management

By   /  September 10, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Andrew White of Gartner recently wrote in Supply Chain Quarterly, “We at Gartner define master data management (MDM) as a technology-enabled business discipline in which business and information technology (IT) must work together to ensure the uniformity, accuracy, stewardship, semantic consistency, and accountability of an enterprise’s official, shared master data assets. Supply […]

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Big Data & Hadoop: 4 Questions Every CIO Should Ask

By   /  August 28, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Shaun Connolly of Hortonworks recently wrote, “It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than seven years since Apache Hadoop was founded. Its initial focus was to store and process the data on the Internet in a simple, scalable and economically feasible way. Those were humble beginnings for an open source technology that now […]

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Data Scientist Mark Whitehorn on the Nature of Big Data

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Professor Mark Whitehorn has written an article for The Register on what exactly Big Data is and why it’s so important. He writes, “On the very day I was writing, the Grauniad reported that the Oxford English Dictionary has just defined big data as ‘data of a very large size, typically to the extent […]

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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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The Importance of Big Data to All of Us

By   /  March 14, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Adam Frank of NPR recently wrote an article boldly entitled, Big Data is the Steam Engine of Our Time. In it he writes, “We inhabit a world of blinding technological change. New devices, new programs and new infrastructure rise up, dominate discourse and pass away before we even have time to comprehend […]

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Hadoop Rules the World

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rani Molla and Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently discussed what they refer to as the Hadoop ecosystem. They write, “To say Hadoop has become really big business would be to understate the case. At a broad level, it’s the focal point of a immense big data movement, but Hadoop itself is now […]

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