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Jun 5 DGPO Presents: Data Governance - Making it Real

DATE: June 5, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar Series is Developed by: About the Webinar Many organizations attempt a data governance program, unfortunately failing along the way one or many times. Learn how American Family initiated the program, overcame…

Jun 11 DataEd Webinar: Data Governance Strategies

DATE: June 11, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Much like project management and home improvements, Data Governance sounds a lot simpler than it actually is. In a nutshell, Data Governance can be explained…

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Four Methods of Change Data Capture

Click to learn more about author Joe deBuzna. As its name suggests, Change Data Capture (CDC) techniques are used to identify changes. CDC can be the basis to synchronize another system with the same incremental changes, or to store an audit trail of changes. The audit trail may subsequently be used for other uses e.g. to update a data warehouse or to run analyses across the changes e.g. to identify patterns of changes.…

Automated Machine Learning: Just How Much?

Click to learn more about author Rosaria Silipo. An interview with three data scientists and guided automation experts There is currently a lot of talk about automated machine learning. There is also a high level of skepticism. I am here with data scientists Paolo Tamagnini, Simon Schmid and Christian Dietz.. to ask a few questions on this topic from their point of view and I found this concept of guided…

The Future of Artificial Intelligence for Small Businesses

Click to learn more about author Olivia Diaz. Many businesses are now turning towards the buzz of 'artificial intelligence' (AI) as they strive harder to put their specific needs into valuable output. AI is continuously migrating from research labs into the world of business where leading companies are using its power for analyzing countless data points in seconds of time, to deploying chatbots in order to improve customer interactions. Huge…

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What is Cognitive Computing?

Cognitive Computing, a subfield of Artificial Intelligence, simulates human thought processes in machines using…

What is Data Science?

Data Science is a combination of scientific disciplines “to build predictive models that explore…

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Machine Learning (ML) “…explores the construction and study of learning algorithms.” Furthermore, Machine Learning:…

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Case Study: Centrica Succeeds with Data Discovery at Scale

“When you’ve got a mass of data, how do you analyze that data and get to a point where you can get the gemstones, the diamonds out of it?” Mike Young, Chief Information Officer with Centrica, knows what it’s like to wade through a sea of petabytes and terabytes to find value. Centrica is an energy utility and services company, providing gas, oil, and renewables to businesses and consumer markets…

Prescriptive Analytics Use Cases

The term “prescriptive analytics” denotes the use of many different disciplines such as AI, mathematics, analytics, or simulations to advise the user whether to act, and what course of action to take. In that sense, prescriptive analytics offers an advisory function regarding the future, rather than simply “predicting” what is about to happen. This newer branch of business analytics informs and guides decision logic through the skillful use of analytics.…

Embracing Data Silos: Semantic Search and Analytics Innovation

Walk around any large organization and hear people groan about finding the right data to do their work. In the typical organization, data sits in multiple places, lost behind technical and functional boundaries. These isolated systems, referred to as “data silos,” have often existed for good purposes and reasons such as helping each business function do their job well and meet legal requirements. However, without a cohesive and unified data…

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Protection

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques are altering the way organizations gather, process, and protect data. They are being used to gather massive amounts of information about internet users in the form of Big Data, and to secure and protect it. The challenge is how to maximize the use of Big Data, while simultaneously safeguarding the information and protecting the privacy of individuals. Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which…

Handling Complex Data Storage with Blockchain and the Cloud

Blockchain technology, a distributed and secure database system, has been making significant advances since it first started gaining popularity a few years ago. It started out in the cryptocurrency world, but is also finding considerable usage in banking and finance, as well as asset settlement. But, can blockchain also be used for other use cases as well, such as data storage? This may seem counter-intuitive due to a long-held assumption:…

Fundamentals of Data Stewardship: Frameworks and Responsibilities

If organizations must have Data Stewardship, but struggle with deploying valuable Data Stewardship programs, how can companies mitigate the challenges and get better results faster? The Art of War, by the Chinese military general Sun Tzu, provides insight. He advised, “strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” How does this apply to Data Stewardship? Data Stewardship requires integrating both strategy…

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