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Sep 24 DAS Webinar: Data Virtualization – Separating Myth from Reality

DATE: September 24, 2020 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data virtualization is a practice that logically integrates data from disparate sources without the need to physically move the data. While this can be an appealing prospect, there is a…

Sep 29 Webinar: Empowering Data Consumers to Deliver Business Value

DATE: September 29, 2020 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Today, the role of Chief Data Officers and their teams has expanded from risk and compliance-based activities to delivering business value through trusted data. With…

Sept 30 Demo Day - Enterprise Data Management

DATE: September 30, 2020 TIME: 8:00 AM - 12:45 PM Pacific / 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM Eastern PRICE: Free to all attendees Welcome to DATAVERSITY’s newest education opportunity, Demo Day, an online exhibit hall. We’ve had many requests from our data-driven community for a vendor-driven online event that gives…

Latest Blogs by Industry Experts

Managing IT Infrastructure Shock

Click to learn more about author Eran Brown. The COVID-19 pandemic has created shockwaves around the world. Businesses are working hard to overcome supply shock, demand shock, and credit shock — in whatever order they experience them. Many businesses are also facing IT infrastructure shock, the sudden and immense challenge of having to create and build a new IT strategy that supports an ever-evolving business climate. IT budgets have been…

Wrangle Your Technology Sprawl by Adopting a DevOps Mentality

Click to learn more about author Rob Chapman. If you’re part of an IT team supporting a lot of retail locations, you’ve likely felt the burden of technology sprawl. Businesses that once had just a few servers and a small IT shop are suddenly dealing with dozens, hundreds, or maybe even thousands of systems. Unfortunately, the size of your IT team probably hasn’t grown at the same rate. Sound familiar?…

How to Fight Back Against the Risks of Ransomware: Seven Data Security Steps

Click to learn more about author Charles Burger.  Of all the cybersecurity threats out there, being attacked by ransomware is among the most devastating. It spreads quickly throughout the network, is a nightmare to remove, and makes any encrypted files inaccessible until the ransom is paid to a “darknet” site before the decryption key is provided. If payment isn’t made, the cybercriminals threaten to delete the decryption key, meaning all…

Case Studies

Data Fabric Use Cases

Data  is expanding in volume, variety, and sources; therefore, so is the business need for trustworthy, accurate, and timely data for on-demand “competitive intelligence.” A data fabric offers a long-range…

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What is a Data Architect?

A data architect provides clear specifications, models, and definitions, translating a business’ Data Strategy…

What is Data Architecture?

According to the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK), Data Architecture “includes specifications used to describe…

What is Data Modeling?

Data Modeling refers to the practice of documenting software and business system design. The…

What is Metadata?

Metadata is information about the data collected. According to the Data Management Body of…

Most Recent Articles

Case Study: Data Protection and HCI for Carrs Tool Data Architecture Upgrade

“Existing conditions” is a term for conditions that don’t last very long. Amazon changed the face of retail. Google democratized access to information. Facebook and pretty much every social media site has changed the way we interact with each other. Change came to Carrs Tool Steels, too. The U.K. supplier of tool steel and high-strength aluminum alloy products to manufacturers has seen its customers’ purchasing habits change from bulk-buying of…

NoSQL Databases: The Versatile Solution for Continuous Intelligence

Most businesses tend to rely on relational database management systems (RDBMS) to provide business insight, including continuous intelligence. Cloud relational databases have improved computing power they bring to the table, to handle more massive amounts of data. However, relational databases, even ones in the cloud, face two issues. They have a harder time with the unstructured big data and enormous memory demands. Their fixed schema architecture makes it difficult to…

Data Quality’s Importance to Blockchain

What’s the connection between Data Quality and Blockchain? Dan Myers, principal information quality educator at DQMatters and the publisher of The Conformed Dimensions of Data Quality — which seeks to align the Data Management community by using common definitions — addressed the issue during his Enterprise Data World Conference presentation titled “Improved Data Quality Implications with Blockchain” Blockchain should improve Data Quality significantly. It is all about ownership, he noted…

A Brief History of Data Containers

Data containers have become crucial for the efficient transport of data to a public cloud and back to a private platform. Containers are software packages containing everything needed for the software to run. This includes libraries, system tools, and settings, as well as an executable program. Additionally, containers offer another layer of security because the software does not affect host operating systems. A container is isolated from other containers, though…

Enterprise Data Literacy: Understanding Data Management

To truly understand data-as-an-asset requires Enterprise Data Literacy, an organizational capability to take, analyze, and use data to remain secure and competitive. But achieving a high Enterprise Data Literacy can remain daunting when business and IT interact together. All too often in the middle of a project sprint, IT gets stuck on a minor problem, such as new customers only being able to see their monthly invoice in landscape view.…

Data Governance and Serverless Computing

Some of the latest buzz in the big data world is centered around the complexity of on-premises, Hadoop technology implementation, and so enterprises are getting restless and moving to the cloud. In an increasingly cloud-friendly business landscape, serverless computing may hold more promise than retrofitting Hadoop. More and more global businesses are moving to the cloud, and a strong, viable option is implementing a serverless architecture for distributed computing. However,…

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