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Metadata Management and Analytics: What is the Intersection?

By   16 hours ago

Metadata Management implies a set of activities, which administer data for better usage and outcomes. Thus, this practice involves establishing stringent roles, responsibilities, policies, and processes to ensure that data-driven information is available, accessible, sharable, and maintainable across an organization for the best analysis and application of such information in daily business. In that sense, Metadata […]

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Iterations are the Currency of Software Innovation

By   16 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Pete Johnson. In the modern tech economy, every business is a software business.  Why?  Because companies know that the easiest way to introduce innovation into a marketplace is with software.  Instead of waiting months to make a change to a physical piece of equipment, software can be distributed quickly […]

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EDM Council Report Finds Data Management Key to GDPR Compliance

By   16 hours ago

A new press release reports, “EDM Council has published a comprehensive report identifying the critical role data management must serve for firms to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR states that all businesses, regardless of where they are located, must protect the personal data […]

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Hitachi Data Instance Director v6.5 Delivers Non-Disruptive Data Governance Copy Services

By   16 hours ago

According to a recent press release, “Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., introduced today its latest specialized data recovery platform, Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) v6.5, which enables the long-term retention and reuse of managed copy data to support a wide range of secondary applications. HDID has already helped customers protect critical […]

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Five9 Spring Release 2018: Practical AI for the Contact Center

By   17 hours ago

A recent press release out of Five9 begins, “‘Good morning, Sophia! I see you are contacting us about an overcharge. Given you are a valued customer, I will credit the charge for this month’s bill. Is there anything else I can help you with?’ Have you ever had this experience calling a company where they […]

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Tackling the Challenge of Transforming Unstructured Data into Actionable Intelligence

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Ibrahim Surani. A lot has been said about the enormous value that businesses can derive from their information assets. However, when it comes to weighing the benefits and challenges associated with leveraging big data, it is easy to overlook a key underlying issue: More than 80% of all data […]

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The Love/Hate Relationship between IT and Data Quality Tools

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Kevin W. McCarthy. Anyone who has worked in Data Management knows the struggles that IT endures. They typically have limited resources around people and infrastructure. They have protocols and regulations that they must adhere to when handling data that is constantly changing and evolving (hello, GDPR). And the backlog […]

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Dimebox Releases Machine Learning Fraud Predictor That Combats Evolving Fraud Trends

By   2 days ago

According to a recent press release, “Dimebox, the only full-stack white-label acquiring platform in the world, has announced the release of a proprietary fraud predictor service based on machine learning. The service is designed to detect evolving fraud patterns, allowing fraudulent payments to be blocked accurately without hindering legitimate transactions. The fraud predictor trains itself […]

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Global Organizations Wasting Billions of Dollars on Data Preparation

By   2 days ago

A recent press release reports, “Clean data is a critical ingredient for robust and accurate analyses, yet many organizations are still relying on manual and inefficient processes to prepare and clean data, according to a new survey from Trifacta, the global leader in data preparation. These inefficiencies are draining resources and inhibiting organizations’ ability to […]

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    May 23 Webinar: How to Make Your Data Ready for AI

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: May 23, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Smarter businesses apply AI to learn and continuously evolve the way they work. To extract full value from AI, companies need data strategy that gives them access to all their […]

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

    By   4 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 and techniques are emerging at an exponential rate, and it is […]

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    Jun 6 DGPO Webinar: How an Organization Leveraged the Data Debt Concept to Sustain Data Governance

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 6, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is hosted by This webinar is sponsored by About the Webinar “Data debt” is a term taken from the Agile development world and the concept of “technology debt.” As a concept and metric, it can reveal […]

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    Jun 7 DI&A Webinar: Top 5 Priorities for an Analytics Leader

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 7, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern /  11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by:  and     About the Webinar Join Kelle and John as they speak with an analytics leader about the ins and outs of this key role in driving data-driven decision-making and insights for increased […]

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    Jun 12 DataEd Webinar: Data Governance Strategies

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 12, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by About the Webinar Much like project team management and home improvement, Data Governance sounds a lot simpler than it actually is. In a nutshell, Data Governance is the process by which an organization […]

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    Jun 14 Smart Data Webinar: Natural Language Processing – From Chatbots to Artificial Understanding with Effective I/O

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 14, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Natural Language Processing (NLP) is rapidly becoming a requirement for application interfaces. Today, one can build a system that allows natural language text or speech input without knowing much more than a few API specs. […]

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    June 21 RWDG Webinar: Using Data Governance to Improve Data Understanding

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 21, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar For many data-focused initiatives to be considered successful, they require improved documented understanding of the organization’s data.  Improvements in data understanding require accountability for the actions of putting clear definition behind your organization’s most valuable […]

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    Jun 28 DAS Webinar: Artificial Intelligence – Real-World Applications for Your Organization

    By   4 months ago

    DATE: June 28, 2018 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Artificial Intelligence (AI) may conjure up images of robots and science fiction.  But AI has practical applications in today’s data-driven organization for product recommendation engines, customer support, inventory management, and more.  To support AI in […]

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      Iterations are the Currency of Software Innovation

      By   16 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Pete Johnson. In the modern tech economy, every business is a software business.  Why?  Because companies know that the easiest way to introduce innovation into a marketplace is with software.  Instead of waiting months to make a change to a physical piece of equipment, software can be distributed quickly […]

      Read More →

      Tackling the Challenge of Transforming Unstructured Data into Actionable Intelligence

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Ibrahim Surani. A lot has been said about the enormous value that businesses can derive from their information assets. However, when it comes to weighing the benefits and challenges associated with leveraging big data, it is easy to overlook a key underlying issue: More than 80% of all data […]

      Read More →

      The Love/Hate Relationship between IT and Data Quality Tools

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Kevin W. McCarthy. Anyone who has worked in Data Management knows the struggles that IT endures. They typically have limited resources around people and infrastructure. They have protocols and regulations that they must adhere to when handling data that is constantly changing and evolving (hello, GDPR). And the backlog […]

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      The Cutting Edge: Detecting Objects in Those Hard to Reach Areas

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Will Ochandarena. Easily the most talked about application of AI is detecting and classifying objects in images and videos.  Having long outgrown obscure trade magazines and conferences, it has been featured in TV with HBO’s Silicon Valley “Not Hotdog” app, and there was news recently about how Chinese police […]

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      Enterprise Data Backups: What Should Be Included?

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Justin Blanchard. Your business would be nothing without its data. That sounds like a bold claim given how many different types of business there are, but I’m prepared to stand by it. Every US business, from solopreneur manufacturing businesses to midsize eCommerce retailers to multinational corporations, depends on data. […]

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      Computational Social Science

      By   7 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. It seems I write something on the nature of Data Science every year. Early on, my take on DS was in motion, but now it’s much more grounded. My points of Data Science departure are the iconic “what is DS” pronouncements from Drew Conway and David Donoho. […]

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      How is Cognitive Computing Set to Reshape What We Call Computing?

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Shweta Baidya. The tech world is buzzing with the words like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. But there is a new kid on the block— Cognitive Computing. Artificial Intelligence or AI is an umbrella term for the technologies that provide augmented intelligence with the help of machines so much […]

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      Graphic Art Recordings and Data Management Education at Enterprise Data World 2018

      By   1 week ago

      We invited Hannah Sanford back for her third year of Graphic Recording (also called Graphic Facilitation) at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2018 Conference from April 22-27 in San Diego, CA. Her ability to skillfully illustrate the essence of many of the conference presentations throughout the event has become quite popular with attendees and presenters […]

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      Data Science in 90 Seconds: Reinforcement Learning

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Laura Kahn. This is Lesson 3 in the Data Science in 90 Seconds video blog series from host Laura Kahn. The series covers some of the most prominent questions in Data Science such as Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, K-Means Clustering, Naive Bayes, Decision Trees and Random Forests, Ridge Regression, […]

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        Metadata Management and Analytics: What is the Intersection?

        By   16 hours ago

        Metadata Management implies a set of activities, which administer data for better usage and outcomes. Thus, this practice involves establishing stringent roles, responsibilities, policies, and processes to ensure that data-driven information is available, accessible, sharable, and maintainable across an organization for the best analysis and application of such information in daily business. In that sense, Metadata […]

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        The Impact of Data Governance on Self-Service Analytics

        By   6 days ago

        An important reason for global enterprises of all sizes to embrace Self-Service Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI) is to allow business users and business units to conduct their daily Analytics work without relying on IT. According to Gartner, by 2019, business users indulging in self-service tools will deliver more Analytics-related output than qualified data professionals. […]

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        Data Architects and Data Modelers: The SQL/NoSQL Debate is Dead

        By   7 days ago

        Karen Lopez  says that when it comes to surviving as a Data Architect, “Hybrid is the future.” It’s no longer enough to speak only one language or stay attached to one set of technologies. According to Lopez, “purely relational (SQL) databases don’t exist any longer,” since most applications developed now use various types of database […]

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        Enterprise Data World 2018: Illuminating the Data Cave

        By   1 week ago

        In his Monday evening lighting talk at the Enterprise Data World (EDW) 2018 Conference, Daragh O’Brien remarked that coming to a conference like EDW is similar to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. It’s an opportunity to get out of the caves of our day jobs, move into the light, gain new frames of reference, and […]

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        Big Data vs. Smart Data

        By   2 weeks ago

        Big Data describes massive amounts of data, both unstructured and structured, that is collected by organizations on a daily basis. This Big Data can then be filtered, and turned into Smart Data before being analyzed for insights, in turn, leading to more efficient decision-making. Smart Data can be described as Big Data that has been […]

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        Data Lake Management Reaches Maturity

        By   2 weeks ago

        Does this scenario sound familiar? In an organization’s quest to become data-driven and analytics-savvy, it has worked to implement a Data Lake. The initial hope was that such an organization would realize greater agility for certain use cases than was possible with a Data Warehouse – which were time-consuming to set up, costly to maintain, […]

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        Changing the Dynamics of Big Data Analytics

        By   2 weeks ago

        The tail end of 2017 saw the official delivery of Hadoop 3.0 from the Apache Software Foundation. With it came HDFS erasure coding, which enables a significant reduction in storage overhead and its costs. Opting to use erasure coding instead of three-way replication – in which three copies of each block of data must be […]

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        How Can Data Strategy Strengthen Advanced Analytics?

        By   3 weeks ago

        The journey of Advanced Analytics has been a long in development, with many hurdles along the way. Some of the most complicated aspects of Data Analytics that still remain today are data gathering technologies, data cleansing methods, and skill support for Advanced Analytics. It has taken years to come to the automated age of Business […]

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        Scalable Graph Database Technology: Combining Big Data and Real-Time Analytics

        By   3 weeks ago

        In February of 2018, TigerGraph released the 2.0 version of its Graph Database platform, described as “the next evolutionary step for Graph Databases.” TigerGraph was founded by its CEO, Dr. Yu Xu, in 2012. He is an expert in parallel database systems and Big Data. In 2011, while working Twitter, he said he discovered Graph […]

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          EDM Council Report Finds Data Management Key to GDPR Compliance

          By   16 hours ago

          A new press release reports, “EDM Council has published a comprehensive report identifying the critical role data management must serve for firms to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR states that all businesses, regardless of where they are located, must protect the personal data […]

          Read More →

          Hitachi Data Instance Director v6.5 Delivers Non-Disruptive Data Governance Copy Services

          By   16 hours ago

          According to a recent press release, “Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., introduced today its latest specialized data recovery platform, Hitachi Data Instance Director (HDID) v6.5, which enables the long-term retention and reuse of managed copy data to support a wide range of secondary applications. HDID has already helped customers protect critical […]

          Read More →

          Five9 Spring Release 2018: Practical AI for the Contact Center

          By   17 hours ago

          A recent press release out of Five9 begins, “‘Good morning, Sophia! I see you are contacting us about an overcharge. Given you are a valued customer, I will credit the charge for this month’s bill. Is there anything else I can help you with?’ Have you ever had this experience calling a company where they […]

          Read More →

          Dimebox Releases Machine Learning Fraud Predictor That Combats Evolving Fraud Trends

          By   2 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Dimebox, the only full-stack white-label acquiring platform in the world, has announced the release of a proprietary fraud predictor service based on machine learning. The service is designed to detect evolving fraud patterns, allowing fraudulent payments to be blocked accurately without hindering legitimate transactions. The fraud predictor trains itself […]

          Read More →

          Global Organizations Wasting Billions of Dollars on Data Preparation

          By   2 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “Clean data is a critical ingredient for robust and accurate analyses, yet many organizations are still relying on manual and inefficient processes to prepare and clean data, according to a new survey from Trifacta, the global leader in data preparation. These inefficiencies are draining resources and inhibiting organizations’ ability to […]

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          More Secure and Productive Database and Code Development in Updated SQL Complete

          By   2 days ago

          According to a recent press release out of Devart, “Devart, a recognized vendor of professional database tools for developers and DBAs, has released a fresh version of dbForge SQL Complete, an add-in for SQL Server Management Studio and Visual Studio. Now, SQL Complete offers the possibility to connect to Azure Multi-Factor Authentication ensuring the highest […]

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          Veeva Introduces Next-Generation Commercial Data Warehouse for Life Sciences

          By   5 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Veeva Systems today introduced a new commercial data warehouse for life sciences. Veeva Nitro eliminates the burden of custom-built data warehouses with an industry-specific data model and standard integrations that unify companies’ most important data sources. Now the life sciences industry will have a ready-to-use commercial data warehouse in […]

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          Kx Provides Rapid Access to Unstructured Data

          By   5 days ago

          A recent press release reports, “FD [First Derivatives] announces that its Kx technology, a world leader in time -series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release today of kdb+ 3.6, the latest version of its database and analytics technology. The rapid analysis of unstructured data […]

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          Serisys and Levyx to Deliver Highly-Efficient Cloud-Scale Securities Processing Solutions

          By   5 days ago

          According to a recent press release, “Levyx Inc. and Serisys Solutions Ltd. announced plans to provide real-time, cost-effective access to the large amount of “static” data required for effective real-time processing of securities transactions through the entire post-trade life cycle. Their joint solution brings together best-of-class technologies from Serisys’ advanced securities processing platform and Levyx’s […]

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