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Wharton and IBM Partner on Big Data Education Program for Marketing Execs

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by Angela Guess Nathalie Tadena of The Wall Street Journal reports, “To help chief marketing officers navigate the explosion of data available, International Business Machine Corp. and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School are launching a new executive education program focused on big data and analytics for marketing executives. Forty-eight CMOs, chief customer officers and others…

Determining the ROI of Your Data Governance

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by Angela Guess IT Business Edge recently put together a slideshow to help businesses determine the ROI of their Information Governance initiatives. The website writes, “Information governance is the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, processes and controls implemented to manage information. Gartner states that ‘the goal of information governance is to ensure compliance with laws and…

IBM Launches $100M Big Data Skills Creation Program in China

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by Angela Guess Infotech reports, “IBM today announced $100 million Big Data and Analytics skills creation program for China. As per the IBM U-100 program, IBM will donate IBM BD&A software worth $100 million and provide expertise to support 100 universities in China. The long term program aims to create the next generation of data scientists…

DARPA Launches Program to Develop Advanced Search Tech

Liat Clark of Wired UK reports, “The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a programme aimed at developing the next generation of task-orientated search engines that will help index and organise ‘mission-critical publically available information’ on the web and deep web.”

2013 NoSQL Now! Conference & Expo Keynote Speakers Announced

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by Angela Guess We have announced the keynote speakers for the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose. The article states, “This year’s line-up will include NoSQL heavy hitters including Adrian Cockcroft of Netflix, Max Schireson of 10gen, and Andy Mendelsohn of Oracle. The program will also include technology pioneers Nathan Marz, the creator of…

Data Governance for Better MDM

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by Angela Guess Kelle O’Neal of B-eye-Network recently discussed the practical aspects of setting up a Data Governance program that will lead to Master Data Management success. She writes, “During the requirements gathering phase of a master data management (MDM) implementation, the data governance organization (DGO) is involved in defining the scope of requirements for…

Data Governance for SMBs: 10 Steps

by Angela Guess The first step is to “Take a business-driven approach to data management by tying your data activities to key business drivers and company goals such as mergers and acquisitions, business intelligence, business process re-engineering and addressing company process pain points. From the results of the previously mentioned survey, one of the biggest…

Appfluent Releases Visibility 90X for Lean Data Warehousing

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by Angela Guess Appfluent Technology has launched a new program for lean data warehousing, Visibility 90X. According to the press release, the new program offers “IT departments a cost-effective solution for managing  exploding data volumes smarter with existing resources.” It continues, “The Appfluent Visibility 90X program is a fixed-fee 90 day engagement.  During the 90…