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2020 DATAVERSITY Top 20

With 2020 now behind us, we here at DATAVERSITY are taking a moment to look back on the hits and misses of this unprecedented year. What content did you, our readers, seek out most during challenging times? Which topics helped you succeed as a data professional, and what should we focus more on in 2021 […]

A Brief History of Data Management

Data Management is the organization of data, the steps used to achieve efficiency, and gather intelligence from that data. Data Management, as a concept, began in the 1960s, with ADAPSO (the Association of Data Processing Service Organizations) forwarding Data Management advice, with an emphasis on professional training and quality assurance metrics. Data Management should not […]

Case Study: Polaris Puts Data Analysis in the Service of Defeating Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world, according to the FBI. The Department of Homeland Security advises that industries around the world including agriculture, hospitality, restaurant, and domestic work, as well as prostitution, often take advantage of modern slavery. Those pulled into this underworld are often held in isolation […]

Emerging Cloud Computing Technologies

It has taken many years for cloud computing technologies to mature and become mainstream in global businesses. Now the skeptics have stopped questioning the long-range sustainability of the cloud ecosystem, but it remains to be seen how allied technologies like edge, serverless, IoT, AI, and big data can together fulfill enterprise business needs. Many cloud […]

Blockchain and Data Security Intersections

Blockchain represents a list of records, referred to as “blocks,” which are linked by way of cryptography. Each individual block holds a cryptographic hash from the previous block, as well as a timestamp and transaction data. It seems an ideal solution for organizations wanting to store huge amount of data, securely. Blockchain was created in […]

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