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Analytics Translator vs. Citizen Data Scientist: What is the Difference?

By   13 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. There is a new business role on the horizon and, at first glance, it may seem very much like a role that was introduced a few short years ago. This new enterprise role is known as an ‘Analytics Translator’ and, while there is some confusion regarding the distinction between this […]

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When Everything in AI is Unique, How do You Solve for it?

By   13 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Paul Barba. Intuition is a core component of human intelligence. But it doesn’t always send us in the right direction. Anyone versed in mathematics will know that sometimes the world behaves opposite to expectations.  Things that seem normal or given can actually be outliers. Outliers are the norm. Take […]

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Actian and Qlik Partner to Accelerate Self-Service Analytics

By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, today announced a strategic partnership with Qlik® to deliver next-generation data analytics solutions. The partnership leverages the speed of Actian’s Vector data analytics technology with Qlik’s self-service data analytics platform to deliver unprecedented levels of intuitive access […]

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McAfee Study Reveals 1-in-4 Organizations Using Public Cloud Has Had Data Stolen

By   13 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced its third annual cloud adoption and security report, Navigating a Cloudy Sky: Practical Guidance and the State of Cloud Security. The report outlines the current state of cloud adoption, the primary concerns with private and public cloud services, security implications […]

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Commvault Expands Data Protection Solutions for Government Customers

By   14 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced expanded offerings available through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. Now U.S. government agencies, System Integrators (SI) and private sector contractors can move, manage and use cloud-based data and workloads with increased […]

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Webinar: Using Machine Learning to Understand and Predict Marketing ROI

By   15 hours ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Marketing is all about attracting, retaining and building profitable relationships with your customers, but how do you know which customers to target, which campaigns to run, and which marketing programs to invest in, to get most return […]

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Slides: Using Machine Learning to Understand and Predict Marketing ROI

By   15 hours ago

Using Machine Learning to Understand and Predict Marketing ROI from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording from this presentation, click HERE>> This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Marketing is all about attracting, retaining and building profitable relationships with your customers, but how do you know which customers to target, which campaigns to […]

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A Brief History of the Data Warehouse

By   2 days ago

A Data Warehouse (DW) stores corporate information and data from operational systems and a wide range of other data resources. Data Warehouses are designed to support the decision-making process through data collection, consolidation, analytics, and research. They can be used in analyzing a specific subject area, such as “sales,” and are an important part of […]

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Not Another Block in the Chain: Data and Blockchain Technology

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Rex Chen. If more security breaches on social media and elsewhere happen, or if the number of accounts violated by groups both foreign and domestic increases, if the status quo persists, expect more people to insist that their data have better protection than the cyber equivalent of a chair angled against […]

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    Apr 24 Webinar: Hybrid Data Models – Relational + JSON

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: April 24, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar JSON is preferred by web and mobile developers because it is simple and flexible. It is human readable and semi-structured. JSON is easy to use. DBAs prefer relational databases because […]

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    Apr 26 DAS Webinar: The Rise of the Graph Database

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: April 26, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Graph databases are growing in popularity, with their ability to quickly discover and integrate key relationship between enterprise data sets.  Business use cases such as recommendation engines, master data management, social networks, enterprise knowledge graphs […]

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    May 2 DGPO Webinar: Lessons Learned from a Chief Data Steward

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: May 2, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is hosted by: About the Webinar Barbara Deemer is the Chief Data Steward and co-lead of Navient Corporation’s award-winning Data Governance Program.  Barbara began her career with Navient (formerly Sallie Mae) in 1982 as a payroll […]

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    May 3 DI&A Webinar: Data-centric Analytics and Understanding the Full Data Supply Chain

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: May 3, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees  About the Webinar While model development is an important part of analytics, this activity can be compromised by a lack of understanding of the data used in these models and poor Data Quality. For insights to be relied […]

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    May 8 DataEd Webinar: Implementing the Data Maturity Model (DMM)

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: May 8, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The Data Management Maturity (DMM) model is a framework for the evaluation and assessment of an organization’s Data Management capabilities. This model—based on the Capability Maturity Model pioneered by the U.S. Department of Defense for […]

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    May 10 Smart Data Webinar: Transforming Industries with AI (Manufacturing & Retail)

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: May 10, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar The state of the art and practice for AI and Machine Learning (ML) has matured rapidly in the past few years, making it an ideal time to take a look at what works and what […]

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    May 17 RWDG Webinar: Using Data Governance to Protect Sensitive Data

    By   2 months ago

    DATE: May 17, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Many Data Governance programs start out by focusing on the protection of sensitive data. Improvements in protection of data require that people are held formally accountable for following the rules associated with appropriate handling of […]

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    May 24 DAS Webinar: Data Architecture Best Practices for Today’s Rapidly-Changing Data Landscape

    By   3 months ago

    DATE: May 24, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar With the rise of the data-driven organization, the pace of innovation in data-centric technologies has been tremendous.  New tools & techniques are emerging at an exponential rate, and it is […]

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      Analytics Translator vs. Citizen Data Scientist: What is the Difference?

      By   13 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. There is a new business role on the horizon and, at first glance, it may seem very much like a role that was introduced a few short years ago. This new enterprise role is known as an ‘Analytics Translator’ and, while there is some confusion regarding the distinction between this […]

      Read More →

      When Everything in AI is Unique, How do You Solve for it?

      By   13 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Paul Barba. Intuition is a core component of human intelligence. But it doesn’t always send us in the right direction. Anyone versed in mathematics will know that sometimes the world behaves opposite to expectations.  Things that seem normal or given can actually be outliers. Outliers are the norm. Take […]

      Read More →

      Not Another Block in the Chain: Data and Blockchain Technology

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Rex Chen. If more security breaches on social media and elsewhere happen, or if the number of accounts violated by groups both foreign and domestic increases, if the status quo persists, expect more people to insist that their data have better protection than the cyber equivalent of a chair angled against […]

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      How to Embrace Digital Transformation in Data Management

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Avneet Narang. The only way that companies can stay in the race in today’s severely competitive business environment is by implementing advanced tools and technologies in daily operations. Top of the list of priorities should be Data Management. This is primarily because of the deluge of data generated from […]

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      Data Integration: Common Mistakes and Best Practices

      By   4 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Ibrahim Surani. The Need for Data Integration A piece of a jigsaw puzzle, albeit an important component of the overall picture, has little utility on its own. It needs to be properly connected to other pieces of the puzzle to derive meaningful results. Data coming in from disparate sources […]

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      What Do AI and Machine Learning Mean for DBAs

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Patrick O’Keeffe. Over the course of the past few decades, major trends in technology have shaped and reshaped the role of the DBA in many organizations. As DBAs manage an increasing amount of data, they have also seen an uptick in their core responsibilities – now being tasked with […]

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      Maximizing Data on the Front Lines of Revenue

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author David Keane. In today’s data-driven business environment, intuition alone isn’t enough to drive decision making. As investors, board members, and even employees monitor company movements, every decision made must be backed with data, use cases as proof points, and connection to overarching company goals. Data-based decision making must be […]

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      Cloud: The Future of the Data Warehouse

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Neil Barton. In the past, implementing a Data Warehouse was like walking a tightrope between Data Quality and business agility. When they were first created, on-premises Data Warehouses were hugely expensive and inhibited agility. Building a Data Warehouse took years and cost millions, meaning only the wealthiest companies could […]

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      How to Choose the Right NoSQL Database for Your Application?

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Akshay Pore. This is the second part of an on-going series on NoSQL Databases, the first part was NoSQL Data Architecture & Data Governance: Everything You Need to Know. In that first part, I explained different NoSQL Database types and provided a few use cases suitable for each type. But […]

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        A Brief History of the Data Warehouse

        By   2 days ago

        A Data Warehouse (DW) stores corporate information and data from operational systems and a wide range of other data resources. Data Warehouses are designed to support the decision-making process through data collection, consolidation, analytics, and research. They can be used in analyzing a specific subject area, such as “sales,” and are an important part of […]

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        Data Science Collaboration: How to Centralize Data Science to Power Organizations

        By   3 days ago

        Domino Data Lab provides a Data Science platform that empowers organizations to drive their business through the use of predictive models. The platform accelerates breakthrough research and increases collaboration and productivity of data scientists. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco. Organizations can use Domino Data Lab on-premises or in […]

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        Dawn of the Chief Digital Officer

        By   4 days ago

        The term “CDO” has typically refered to Chief Data Officer. But some industry leaders make the case for revising it to mean Chief Digital Officer. One of them is Langley Eide, Chief Strategy Officer at Data Science and Analytics platform vendor Alteryx. A Chief Digital Officer title, she says, “leans forward into digital transformation,” and […]

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        Data Containers Demystified: A Reliable Data Movement Solution

        By   1 week ago

        The Data Management industry has seen a significant rise in the recent interest of Data Containers. As Cloud Computing has gained popularity, methods for transporting data and its processing instructions, have been investigated, with Data Containers coming in as a viable a solution. Data Containers solve the problem of getting software to run reliably, while […]

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        Lighting a Fire Under Enterprise Data Science

        By   1 week ago

        How do we characterize a good Data Science professional? A well-trained Data Scientist can deal with dirty data and knows how to cleanse it the right way to avoid compromising analysis at the back end. He or she is the individual who the CEO should be thanking for preventing a multi-billion-dollar mistake when some random […]

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        GDPR: From Panic to Practical Response

        By   2 weeks ago

        The countdown to the May 25, 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement deadline is almost at zero, causing some organizations to panic, and others to procrastinate, hoping for a miracle. A whitepaper by ASG Technologies compiled with Forbes entitled Make Time for GDPR includes recent figures from Veritas suggesting that: “86% of organizations worldwide […]

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        Fundamentals of Self-Service Business Intelligence

        By   2 weeks ago

        It’s clear that there is considerable recent market movement towards Self-Service Business Intelligence (SSBI) in the numerous vendor offerings available. There is also a growing concern among the Data Science community that ordinary business users may misunderstand or misinterpret the available data, leading to incorrect results. Experienced Data Scientists have a tremendous ability to analyze, […]

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        Data Quality and Data Governance: A Resurgence of Interest and Future Maturity

        By   2 weeks ago

        Data Governance and Data Quality have been around for quite a long time, but there has recently been a renewed focus on these essential Data Management practiices. In a recent DATAVERSITY® interview, Harald Smith, Director of Product Management at Syncsort gave his perspective on this resurgence and where the future is heading for Data Governance […]

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        Putting Blockchain Models to Work within the Enterprise

        By   3 weeks ago

        Bitcoin has made many people familiar with the term “Blockchain.” But many enterprises don’t realize that the foundational pieces that comprise this model already may be in place in one form or another for internal Blockchain use cases. Though likely they have not been packaged together to drive similar benefits within an organization. These pieces […]

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          Actian and Qlik Partner to Accelerate Self-Service Analytics

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, today announced a strategic partnership with Qlik® to deliver next-generation data analytics solutions. The partnership leverages the speed of Actian’s Vector data analytics technology with Qlik’s self-service data analytics platform to deliver unprecedented levels of intuitive access […]

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          McAfee Study Reveals 1-in-4 Organizations Using Public Cloud Has Had Data Stolen

          By   13 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced its third annual cloud adoption and security report, Navigating a Cloudy Sky: Practical Guidance and the State of Cloud Security. The report outlines the current state of cloud adoption, the primary concerns with private and public cloud services, security implications […]

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          Commvault Expands Data Protection Solutions for Government Customers

          By   14 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced expanded offerings available through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. Now U.S. government agencies, System Integrators (SI) and private sector contractors can move, manage and use cloud-based data and workloads with increased […]

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          MicroStrategy Releases Three New Gateways to Microsoft Azure

          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “MicroStrategy® Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, announced the availability of three new gateways with its MicroStrategy 10.11™ release that will enable MicroStrategy users to easily visualize, analyze and distribute data using Microsoft Azure. Built in collaboration with Microsoft, these gateways establish […]

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          Boundless Enables Real-Time Mobile Data Collection with Boundless Anywhere

          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Boundless, the leader in open GIS, today introduced Boundless Anywhere™, a new application for enterprises needing to collect and distribute location information from handheld devices and tablets. With Boundless Anywhere, organizations can collect data in the field and store it instantly in a database. Collected data […]

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          VMware Elevates the Hybrid Cloud Experience with New Releases of vSphere and vSAN

          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “VMware, Inc. today unveiled new releases of VMware vSphere and VMware vSAN–which power the industry’s leading hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions—to help enterprises securely run their business-critical and modern applications in the data center, at the edge, in the public cloud, or in hybrid cloud environments. VMware vSphere […]

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          DataStax Releases Major Update to the Industry’s Leading Distributed Cloud Database

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “DataStax, powering the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™, today announced the immediate availability of DataStax Enterprise 6 (DSE 6). DSE 6 allows customers to maintain hybrid cloud flexibility with all the benefits of a distributed cloud database on any […]

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          Terraform Enterprise Expands Private Install Environments to Include AWS, Azure, GCP, VMware

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “HashiCorp, a leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced a new option to install a private instance of HashiCorp Terraform Enterprise in private datacenters and public clouds. This new private installation capability addresses the requirements for enterprises with strict business and regulatory compliance requirements. The initial deployment […]

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          WHISHWORKS Partners with Databricks to Drive Business Value with Big Data Analytics

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “WHISHWORKS, a Systems Integration and Big Data specialist, today announced a partnership with Databricks, provider of the leading Unified Analytics Platform powered by Apache Spark™. As a partner of Databricks, WHISHWORKS will offer a fully managed Big Data analytics solution powered by Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform. […]

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