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AI Platforms: The Next Step in Artificial Intelligence

By   2 hours ago

The use of Big Data has continued to grow and mature, with some organizations reaping considerable rewards. The processing of Big Data has recently advanced to a new level of evolution, in the form of  AI (Artificial Intelligence) platforms. AI platforms promise significant impact (and disruptions) over the next decade. The use of AI to […]

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Data Wrangling is a Problem

By   2 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Pete Aven. Data Wrangling is bad. Yet we all do it, every single day. In a nutshell, Data Wrangling , also known by the more technical term of “data munging,” is the process or transforming data from one shape into another to prepare it for analysis and deliver some unified […]

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Denodo Brings Data Virtualization Technology to the Masses

By   1 hour ago

According to a new press release, “In an effort to help organizations better understand data virtualization (DV) and how they can use it to gain fast and easy access to unified business information, Denodo, a leader in data virtualization, today announced the general availability of a free Test Drive environment for evaluating the benefits of […]

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Avnet and Octonion Working to Deliver AI and Security at the Edge

By   1 hour ago

A recent press release reports, “Success in today’s Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace requires unique combinations of hardware, software and security delivered in a timely manner to solve complex technical requirements. Now entrepreneurs and creators can expect to have a new solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help speed the development process through a […]

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Cray Turbocharges AI Model Development With New Algorithms and Frameworks

By   1 hour ago

According to a recent press release, “Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced enhancements to its Urika® AI and Analytics software suites, adding tools that enable data scientists to train artificial intelligence (AI) models more accurately and in less time. New features in the Cray® Urika®-CS and Urika®-XC AI and Analytics suites include Cray-developed libraries […]

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The Future of Data Governance: Balancing Data Governance and Data Management

By   22 hours ago

“How do you create a competitive advantage for business partners by delivering fast access to high quality data, instilling confidence and supporting data driven decision making?” asked Ursula Cottone, Chief Data Officer (CDO) of Citizens Bank. As the keynote speaker at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online Conference (EDGO), she tackled this question in her […]

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Build a Culture of Trust to Tackle Data Privacy

By   22 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Robert Brown. The raging debate over privacy has only gotten bigger in the wake of GDPR. Trust is now a competitive factor. How do businesses earn it? How do they keep data open, free and protected? The manifold issues stirred up by Data Privacy, related legislation, and the risks […]

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Press Release: Agenda announced for the fourth annual Enterprise Data Governance Online event

By   22 hours ago

November 13, 2018– DATAVERSITY Education, LLC announced the agenda and opened registration today for the 2019 Enterprise Data Governance Online (EDGO). This free online event will take place at datagovernanceonline.com on January 23, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. EDGO is designed to teach anyone working with data how to execute and […]

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Snow Launches Deep SaaS Usage Visibility To Help Optimize Cloud Investments

By   23 hours ago

A new press release states, “Snow Software (Snow), the global leader in Software Asset Management (SAM) and Cloud Management solutions, today introduced Snow for SaaS to give organizations visibility to their growing portfolio of SaaS applications in use within their enterprises. Businesses can use that insight to optimize investments, drive operational efficiency, manage risk and […]

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    Nov 15 RWDG Webinar: Data Governance and Three Levels of Metadata

    By   6 days ago

    DATE: November 15, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar There are three levels of metadata that every organization must focus on. The three levels are the semantic level, the business level and the technical level. All three levels are […]

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    Nov 27 Webinar: Business Value Metrics for Data Governance

    By   1 week ago

    DATE: November 27, 2108 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar As data professionals, we recognize and understand the need for data governance, focusing on data quality in particular. We have made progress in this area, as illustrated by the emergence […]

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    Dec 4 DAS Webinar: Self-Service Reporting and Data Prep – Benefits & Risks

    By   1 week ago

    DATE: December 4, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar sponsored by: About the Webinar As more organizations see the value of becoming data-driven, an increasing number of business stakeholders want to become more actively involved in the reporting and preparation of critical business data.  Tools […]

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    Dec 6 DI&A Webinar: Trends and Predictions for 2019

    By   2 weeks ago

    DATE: December 6, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar There’s been a shift toward digital business transformation with growing use of a broad spectrum of analytical capabilities (descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive) to drive decision-making. Having a framework and overarching strategy for analytics governance is […]

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    Dec 11 DataEd Webinar: The Seven Deadly Data Sins

    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: December 11, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar While wrath and envy are best left for human resources to address, overcoming the numerous obstacles that often inhibit successful Data Management must be a full organizational effort. The difficulty of implementing a new Data […]

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    DEC 12 DGPO Webinar: Implementing Data Governance Across Competing Organizations

    By   3 weeks ago

    DATE: December 12, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar Series is Developed by:   About the Webinar Learn how the Arkansas State Insurance Department, led by Tonmoy Dasgupta, designed and implemented an award-winning Data Governance Program that reached across the health insurance industry and across […]

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    Dec 18 Webinar: Building Effective Data Visualizations for Business Intelligence

    By   4 weeks ago

    DATE: December 18, 2108 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar To gain insights from Business Intelligence, you need to easily see and understand what the data tells you by using data visualizations. While these charts and graphs can be eye […]

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    Dec 20 RWDG Webinar: How to Govern Your Master Data

    By   1 month ago

    DATE: December 20, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Master Data is an important discipline that being implement by most organizations. Master Data sits at the heart of the single point of truth mentality or the need to discover […]

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

    By   1 month ago

    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 the same from organization to […]

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      Data Wrangling is a Problem

      By   2 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Pete Aven. Data Wrangling is bad. Yet we all do it, every single day. In a nutshell, Data Wrangling , also known by the more technical term of “data munging,” is the process or transforming data from one shape into another to prepare it for analysis and deliver some unified […]

      Read More →

      Build a Culture of Trust to Tackle Data Privacy

      By   22 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Robert Brown. The raging debate over privacy has only gotten bigger in the wake of GDPR. Trust is now a competitive factor. How do businesses earn it? How do they keep data open, free and protected? The manifold issues stirred up by Data Privacy, related legislation, and the risks […]

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      Data Governance Operationalization: The Team

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Jayakumar Rajaretnam. This is the second part of a two-part series on the operationalization of Data Governance. The first part of the series “Data Governance Operationalization: The Gap” discussed how the need arose, some of the main reasons needed for Data Governance operationalization, and what is required. This part takes […]

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      Don’t Throw Requirements and Documentation Out with the ALM Bathwater

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author David Binny. The Agile revolution effectively overhauled the traditional waterfall/V-shaped process, purging the new methodology of any semblance of the old. In the Agile world, action trumps process, and it’s often thought that the old ways of requirements and documentation carry more burden than benefit. Today, user stories, a leaner, […]

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      Practicing Data Science

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Rosaria Silipo. There are many declinations of Data Science projects: with or without labeled data; stopping at data wrangling or involving Machine Learning algorithms; predicting classes or predicting numbers; with unevenly distributed classes, with binary classes, or even with no examples at all of one of the classes; with […]

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      Big Data for Big Pharma: The Power of Predictive Analytics

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Jasmine Morgan. The pharmaceutical industry is a billion-dollar enterprise which sits on mountains of data. It could use a tool which takes these heaps of information and neatly classifies them, highlighting the relationship between different entities like doctors, patients, prescribed drugs, and diagnoses. This industry faces countless problems related to […]

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      Data-Driven Sales: Using Analytics to Build Business Success

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Gilad David Maayan. Sales drive revenue. It’s a simple statement that holds true for many businesses, and yet, many companies use antiquated sales techniques. A charming smile and a convincing elevator pitch aren’t the keys to success anymore. Today’s sales reps rely on data to secure new clients and […]

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      M.S. in Data Science Curriculum

      By   7 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I’ve been blogging on Business Intelligence/Analytics/Data Science for 12 years. And I’ve been recruiting analytics candidates from top colleges for my consulting firms for even longer. Those who read my blogs know I’m pretty opinionated about what I look for in new grads, preferring students committed to […]

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      Fastest Analytics Using Hybrid Architectures with Machine Learning

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Henry Bequet. Every year scientists and researchers gather at a conference called Super Computing, or SC, to exchange their views, solutions and problems in computational science. At SC17, there were no fewer than 22 presentations and keynotes involving Machine Learning and Deep Learning (DL). There were actually many more presentations about […]

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        AI Platforms: The Next Step in Artificial Intelligence

        By   2 hours ago

        The use of Big Data has continued to grow and mature, with some organizations reaping considerable rewards. The processing of Big Data has recently advanced to a new level of evolution, in the form of  AI (Artificial Intelligence) platforms. AI platforms promise significant impact (and disruptions) over the next decade. The use of AI to […]

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        The Future of Data Governance: Balancing Data Governance and Data Management

        By   22 hours ago

        “How do you create a competitive advantage for business partners by delivering fast access to high quality data, instilling confidence and supporting data driven decision making?” asked Ursula Cottone, Chief Data Officer (CDO) of Citizens Bank. As the keynote speaker at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online Conference (EDGO), she tackled this question in her […]

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        Contemporary Data Scientists: Working Machine Learning at Scale

        By   3 days ago

        In a recent Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms report, it was expressed that the Data Science and Machine Learning platform market will be in a state of flux over the next few years. Among the drivers of change will be providing Data Scientists with the ability to manage models and collaborate […]

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        A Brief History of Data Lakes

        By   6 days ago

        Data Lakes are consolidated, centralized storage areas for raw, unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data, taken from multiple sources and lacking a predefined schema. Data Lakes have been created to save data that “may have value.” The value of data and the insights that can be gained from it are unknowns and can vary with the […]

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        Using Predictive Analytics

        By   7 days ago

        Can Predictive Analytics combined with lean principles have an impact on today’s strained healthcare system? LeanTaaS believes that they can by significantly improving asset utilization at hospitals and clinics across the country. “The reality is that health systems are facing enormous headwinds regarding growing volumes,” says company founder and CEO Mohan Giridharadas. There is a […]

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        Data Modeling vs. Data Architecture

        By   1 week ago

        In the second edition of the Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK 2): “Data Architecture defines the blueprint for managing data assets by aligning with organizational strategy to establish strategic data requirements and designs to meet these requirements.” Another way to look at it, according to Donna Burbank, Managing Director at Global Data Strategy: “Data […]

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        A Blockchain Model for Data Management and Data Quality Optimization

        By   2 weeks ago

        McKesson, a leading healthcare company for wholesale medical supplies and equipment, pharmaceutical distribution, and healthcare technology, delivers one-third of prescription medicine in North America, supports 15,000 pharmacies and more than 9,000 oncologists and other medical specialists, and offers more than 250,000 SKUs of brand and private label medical-surgical supplies. Striving – and achieving – supply […]

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        Data Warehouses and GPUs: Big Data at High Speed

        By   2 weeks ago

        “Three years ago it was tough to tell the market that they should put a Data Warehouse on top of something that runs on top of GPUs,” said Ami Gal, CEO and co-founder of SQream. “Now it’s clear that GPUs are storming A.I., Machine Learning, and data centers,” and GPU technology has become an accepted […]

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        So You Want to be a Data Engineer?

        By   2 weeks ago

        The work of Data Engineers is extremely technical. They are responsible for designing and maintaining  the architecture of data systems, which incorporates concepts ranging from analytic infrastructures to Data Warehouses. Data Engineers need to have a solid understanding of commonly used scripting languages and are expected to support the steady evolution of improved Data Quality, […]

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          Denodo Brings Data Virtualization Technology to the Masses

          By   1 hour ago

          According to a new press release, “In an effort to help organizations better understand data virtualization (DV) and how they can use it to gain fast and easy access to unified business information, Denodo, a leader in data virtualization, today announced the general availability of a free Test Drive environment for evaluating the benefits of […]

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          Avnet and Octonion Working to Deliver AI and Security at the Edge

          By   1 hour ago

          A recent press release reports, “Success in today’s Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace requires unique combinations of hardware, software and security delivered in a timely manner to solve complex technical requirements. Now entrepreneurs and creators can expect to have a new solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help speed the development process through a […]

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          Cray Turbocharges AI Model Development With New Algorithms and Frameworks

          By   1 hour ago

          According to a recent press release, “Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced enhancements to its Urika® AI and Analytics software suites, adding tools that enable data scientists to train artificial intelligence (AI) models more accurately and in less time. New features in the Cray® Urika®-CS and Urika®-XC AI and Analytics suites include Cray-developed libraries […]

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          Snow Launches Deep SaaS Usage Visibility To Help Optimize Cloud Investments

          By   23 hours ago

          A new press release states, “Snow Software (Snow), the global leader in Software Asset Management (SAM) and Cloud Management solutions, today introduced Snow for SaaS to give organizations visibility to their growing portfolio of SaaS applications in use within their enterprises. Businesses can use that insight to optimize investments, drive operational efficiency, manage risk and […]

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          Experian Launches Powerful New Analytics Solution to Transform Business Performance

          By   23 hours ago

          According to a recent press release, “Experian has launched a powerful new analytics solution across its Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA) to help businesses make faster, more reliable and better-informed decisions. Experian Ascend Analytics on Demand is a fully integrated big data and analytics platform, and it comes at a time when emerging […]

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          Micron Joins CERN openlab, Bringing New Machine Learning Capabilities to Advance Science

          By   23 hours ago

          A new press release reports, “Micron Technology, Inc., an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions, today announced the company has joined CERN openlab, a unique public-private partnership, by signing a three-year agreement. Under the agreement, Micron will provide CERN with advanced next-generation memory solutions to further machine learning capabilities for high-energy physics experiments […]

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          Intel Drafts Model Legislation to Spur Data Privacy Discussion

          By   2 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “Intel Corporation released model legislation designed to inform policymakers and spur discussion on personal data privacy. Prompted by the rapid rise of new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Intel’s model bill is open for review and comment from privacy experts and the public on an interactive website. The bill’s language […]

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          Reltio Introduces Industry’s First Data Quality Confidence Indicator For Business Users

          By   2 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Reltio, the provider of modern master data management for customer 360, today announced its newest release, version 2018.3 of Reltio Cloud that introduces the industry’s first Data Quality Confidence Indicator for business users and includes enhancements for data connectivity and self-service that improve IT productivity. According to a study […]

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          MapR Announces Clarity Program for Cloudera and Hortonworks Customers

          By   2 days ago

          A recent press release states, “MapR® Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced the Clarity Program, a new product release and a free assessment service that provides a comprehensive understanding of a customer’s current data environment and the best practices to achieve a clear path to […]

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