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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 physical 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…

Latest Blogs by Industry Experts

Operationalizing Analytics with DataOps and ModelOps

Click to learn more about co-author Prashanth Southekal. Click to learn more about co-author Harsh Vardhan. If you look to separate the hype in the market from the reality faced by organizations in operationalizing analytics — you’ll notice a gap. In 2019, Gartner reported that over 80 percent of analytics initiatives did not deliver business value, and, according to McKinsey & Company, less than 20 percent of the companies had…

Is Digital Transformation Too Disruptive to Your Organization?

Click to learn more about author Kyle McNabb.  The COVID-19 pandemic forced many companies to evaluate their use of technology and rapidly transform to meet the demands of a new remote work environment, exposing a gap between companies that had invested in digital transformation and those that had not. At the end of 2019, Accenture found that the companies leading in the adoption of digital technology were growing faster and…

Data Security When Working Remotely

Click to learn more about author Daniel Santry. The global pandemic has changed the way some businesses operate almost beyond recognition. Many company headquarters have been all but empty throughout the majority of 2020, and, although the situation is slowly changing in many parts of the world, remote working has firmly established itself. Modern communication systems and cloud services have allowed for a great deal of this digital revolution to…

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

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,…

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 technological solution for handling the myriad challenges that come with such a complex data ecosystem. This “converged platform,” designed with a unique architecture and a bundle of data services, is well equipped to cater to diverse Data Management needs of…

Metadata Repository Essential Use Cases

“Even though we're working with very sophisticated Data Science resources, we still hear over and over, ‘I don't even know what data is available,’” said Susan Swanson, the Senior Manager of Data Modeling and Architecture at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), an organization that offers regional health care coverage and services. Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World Conference, Swanson presented the enterprise metadata repository as a centralized location that…

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