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Aug 18 RWDG Webinar: The Impact of Data Governance on Data Literacy

DATE: August 18, 2022 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Gartner defines Data Literacy as the ability to read, write, and communicate data in context, including an understanding of data sources and constructs, analytical methods,…

Aug 25 DAS Webinar: Data Quality Best Practices

DATE: August 25, 2022 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Tackling Data Quality problems requires more than a series of tactical, one-off improvement projects. By their nature, many Data Quality problems extend across and often beyond an organization.…

Sep 7 DATAVERSITY Demo Day – Data Catalogs

DATE: September 7, 2022 TIME: 8:00 AM - 12:45 PM Pacific / 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM Eastern PRICE: Free to all attendees Welcome to DATAVERSITY Demo Day, an online exhibit hall. We’ve had many requests from our data-driven community for a vendor-driven online event that gives you an opportunity…

Latest Blogs by Industry Experts

A Root-Cause Framework for Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy

Read more about author Chris McLellan. When the United States and the European Commission together announced a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework earlier this year, the news didn’t raise too many eyebrows. After all, there’s nothing particularly objectionable about the new framework – the goal is to “foster trans-Atlantic data flows” and address concerns about the underlying EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, and who could complain about that? It’s a step forward, which…

A Primer to Optimizing Your Apache Cassandra Compaction Strategy

Read more about author Bassam Chahine. When setting up an Apache Cassandra table schema and anticipating how you’ll use the table, it’s a best practice to simultaneously formulate a thoughtful compaction strategy. While a Cassandra table’s compaction strategy can be adjusted after its creation, doing so invites costly cluster performance penalties because Cassandra will need to rewrite all of that table’s data. Taking the right approach to compactions – and doing so…

Why the Consumable Form of Data Needs Your Attention

Read more about author Martin Owen. How organizations manage their data directly impacts their success or failure. The correlation between data analytics and intelligence to competitive advantage and growth has led to heavy investments in those technologies throughout the last decade. So, if you consider that content is the consumable form of data, then it follows that the era of big data has now given way to the era of…

How Data Can Prevent Software Piracy and Drive Licensing Revenue

Read more about author Victor DeMarines. Those who use your software found it, love it, and want to use it. Unfortunately, some people use your software without paying for it. Software piracy – the use of software that’s been configured or tampered with to remove or bypass license enforcement – happens. So does overuse (use of software exceeding the limits of the license) and misuse (intentional configuration of the software to…

Recent Articles

Data Modeling 101

Data Modeling creates a visual representation of a data system as a whole or as parts of it. The goal is to communicate the kinds of data being used and…

Key Trends in Data and Analytics

In today’s world of unprecedented connectivity and advances in technology, the benefits of big data are accessible to even modestly scaled businesses. Indeed, business leaders who resist the shift to…

Data Literacy Best Practices

The term “data literacy” refers to the ability to extract meaning from data. IDC, the global market intelligence expert, has predicted a “ten-fold increase in worldwide data” by 2025. It’s no…

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What Is a Data Catalog?

A data catalog centralizes access to all of an organization’s available data assets through…

What Is Data Management?

Data Management is a comprehensive collection of practices, concepts, and processes dedicated to leveraging…

What Is Data Modeling?

Data models document Data Architecture, aligning core business rules with data definitions. In addition,…

What Is Data Strategy?

Data Strategy describes a “set of choices and decisions that together, chart a high-level…

What Is Data Governance?

Data Governance is a collection of components – data, roles, processes, communications, metrics, and…

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