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Nov 12 DataEd Webinar: Metadata Strategies

DATE: November 12, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar The first step toward understanding what data assets mean for your organization is understanding what those assets mean for each other. Metadata—literally, data about data—is…

Nov 19 IDERA Webinar: Managing the Transition to Hybrid Cloud

DATE: November 19, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Companies are struggling to understand the various cloud deployment options and how they will effectively manage their environment. As organizations transition to using cloud solutions…

Latest Blogs by Industry Experts

Types of Data Hub Patterns

Click to learn more about author Pete Aven. Data Hubs are the new way to manage data, and there's a lot of confusion as to where exactly a Data Hub “fits” in an organization’s existing architecture. People generally want to know what a Data Hub will look like in action within their technology landscape for their requirements. Data Hubs can be varied in their fulfillment, so the term “hub” can mean…

Where is Your Organization on the Digital Transformation Journey?

Click to learn more about author Deborah Soule. Digital is everywhere, and there is seemingly no way to escape technologies like social media, mobile devices, smart embedded digital sensors, and cloud-based computing. These technologies fundamentally alter how we make decisions, because our wealth of information helps unlock new insights. Digital technologies open a wealth of new possibilities for what companies do, but they also create both challenges and opportunities for…

Too Much Tech Talk? (A Puppet Service Announcement)

Click to learn more about video blogger Scott Taylor. The Data Rants video blog series begins with host Scott Taylor "The Data Whisperer."  The series covers some of the most prominent questions in Data Management such as Master Data, Chief Data Officers, Data Quality, the difference between Master Data and MDM, "truth" versus "meaning" in data, and so much more. In today’s episode he asks the question: “Is tech talk…

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What is Analytics?

Analytics, is described as: “[An] encompassing and multidimensional field that uses mathematics, statistics, predictive…

What is Augmented Analytics?

Augmented Analytics combines sophisticated Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to enable…

What is Descriptive Analytics?

Descriptive Analytics, or Business Intelligence, uses historical information to answer the question “What Happened?” Think of…

Most Recent Articles

Fundamentals of Document Databases

A document database (sometimes referred to as a “document store” or a “document-oriented database”), is a NoSQL or non-relational database. But, document databases use an index to associate “keys” with “documents,” making it more efficient at retrieving data. Unlike relational databases, document databases are not structured with a format of rows and columns, but scale horizontally. A major strength of document databases is their streamlining ability, allowing developers to work…

Smart AI Means Smart Data Prep

Every company wants to put artificial intelligence (AI) to work. Its potential seems limitless. Big business benefits at the snap of a finger. But then reality hits: the value that AI can deliver isn’t easy. Even IBM, a pioneer in the early age of AI (or AI’s rebirth if you want to trace it back to its nascency in the 1940s and ’50s), has had its struggles with its Watson…

Data Management Trends in 2020

Data Management will remain a differentiating business practice over the next several decades. Business competitors will be forced to contend with each other based on their Data Management strategies when all other strategic advantages are exhausted. The rise, growth, and tremendous potential of advanced data technologies have now rendered Data Management one of the most formidable business differentiators. General Data Management Trends in 2020 These key Data Management trends have…

The Future of Blockchain

The media focus around blockchain over the last five to ten years has shifted from the currency bitcoin to the underlying database technology, which is a distributed ledger technology(DLT), now used in a wide variety of use cases. So, what is the reason behind blockchain suddenly gaining so much traction? McKinsey Report’s Blockchain’s Potentials, Limitations, and Future traces this major development in the bitcoin industry. The reasons for such a…

The Challenges of Leveraging Big Data

Organizations from all over the world are gathering, analyzing, and evaluating huge data volumes from a large variety of sources, with the goal of increasing productivity and efficiency. Big Data Analytics is being used to stop credit card fraud, anticipate hardware failures, and reroute internet traffic to avoid congestion. Big Data technologies can improve network operations and this data can also provide an understanding of the organization's “business” operations. Additionally,…

Ride the Data Governance 2.0 Wave

Companies were engaged in Data Governance practices such as Data Lineage and Data Quality for years before the concept of Data Governance emerged as a mainstream enterprise-level activity in 2005, said Kelle O’Neal, the founder and CEO of First San Francisco Partners, during her DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online event presentation titled Data Governance 2.0. Driven by an awareness that survival meant that data should be at the heart of…

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