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Jan 17 RWDG Webinar: What is a Data Steward to do?

DATE: January 17, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees   About the Webinar Most people recognize that Data Stewards play an essential role in their Data Governance and Information Governance programs. However, the manner in which Data Stewards are used is not…

Jan 29 Webinar: Improving Transactional Applications with Analytics

DATE: January 29, 2019 TIME: 2 PM Easter / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Today, most web and mobile applications are limited to "lightweight" analytics because general-purpose databases can be optimized for transactional or analytical workloads, but not both…

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Homicide and Violent Crime in Chicago, 2018 - Barely

This is my 4th article on crime in Chicago for DATAVERSITY. A combination of several factors piqued my interest in Chicago crime two years ago. First was the availability of detailed crime data from the city. Until two weeks ago, the data were posted daily a week in arrears. Now it appears that updates will be generated perhaps just once a week. For a few days, I was worried they…

Protecting Your SaaS in 2019

Click to learn more about author W. Curtis Preston Two things will happen a lot in 2019: the introduction of more SaaS storage vendors and more SaaS data loss incidents. Although it may sound that the two are directly related, that A leads to B, they are actually quite different. The latter is due to an inaccurate perception of how SaaS solutions typically work, while the former is due to…

Why Your Data Strategy Needs to Align with Your Business Strategy

Click to learn more about author Asha Saxena. Most enterprise companies interact with, operate on, and leverage data across a vast array of business departments. Data is generated by everything from web apps to cameras to heart rate monitors to Internet of things (IoT) sensors, which is empowering richer insights into human and “things” behaviors. Companies that want to make the transition into being a ‘data driven organization’ may entail coordinating…

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What is Analytics?

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

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain is a distributed database and storage devices for the database are not all…

What is Data Architecture?

Data Architecture “includes specifications used to describe existing state, define data requirements, guide data…

What is Data Science?

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

What is Data Stewardship?

Data Stewardship is: “The most common label to describe accountability and responsibility for data…

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The Data Hub Brings Opportunities for Data Orchestration

The massive proliferation of data volumes has created an important opportunity for business insight and data-informed decision-making, but many companies struggle with getting the value out of all that data. “While data is the new gold, and we are currently experiencing a data-driven ‘gold rush,’ enterprises are still struggling to manage data from multiple sources,” said Franz Faerber, Executive VP, Products & Innovation, at SAP, in an article entitled, Tackling…

Data Architecture with Data Governance: A Proactive Approach

“Data Architecture is the physical implementation of the Business Strategy,” said Nigel Turner, Principal Consultant in E.M.E.A. at Global Data Strategy, Ltd., speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online Conference. “It’s a key part of the whole continuum that you need to build within an organization to manage data effectively,” and Data Governance forms an important bridge between those strategies and the real-world implementation of them in the business.…

The Semantic Knowledge Graph: A Tribute

Noam Chomsky, the philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and father of modern linguistics, has authored over 1,000 articles and 130 books. The 89-year-old intellectual also has written films and appeared in many documentaries. The substantial work he has done in linguistics and politics has earned him the title of “most cited living author.” Now his work is the subject of the Noam Chomsky Knowledge Graph, the first Semantic Knowledge…

Blockchain Use Cases

Blockchain, which is akin to a distributed and decentralized accounts ledger, can record and verify high volumes of digital transactions, irrespective of location. So, Blockchain has the capacity to contribute to many industry sectors, besides finance. As a secure technology platform, Blockchain’s main benefits are accuracy, protection against fraud, and easy sharing of information. The sudden rise of bitcoin has given an impetus to this technology in the financial markets,…

Data Strategy Trends in 2019

What do the world’s most successful digital organizations — companies like Amazon and Alphabet — have in common? The answer: A strong focus on data. Donna Burbank, Managing Director at Global Data Strategy, Ltd., says that the connection between excellent data utilization and business success is not a coincidence. The World Economic Forum, she reminds us, has stated that in the current and future market environment, data is more valuable…

2018 DATAVERSITY Top 20

As we wrap up 2018 and prepare ourselves for 2019, it's time to take a moment to review and reflect. And while in review, we take the opportunity to look at the content published, produced, and consumed over the last year. In looking at the top 20 published articles and blogs of the year, Machine Learning has dropped from #1 to #3 since last year as more and more organizations…

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