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My Last Blog: Data Models, SQL, UML, and Database Design

By   9 hours ago

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This will be the last blog I write for DATAVERSITY® as I am dealing with health issues. I have cancer but am fortunate to be receiving excellent medical care. With treatment my prognosis is good, but this affects my free time. Hence this will be my last […]

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Informatica Partners with Tableau to Unleash the Power of Data

By   10 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, today announced the seamless integration of Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog with Tableau, the global leader in visual analytics. This integration enables governed self-service analytics—critical for any organization that provides analytics via agile, self-service tools. Data governance […]

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Tech Data Introduces 30 Days to Cloud Analytics Program

By   10 hours ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Tech Data today introduced its new “30 Days to Cloud Analytics” program, designed to provide a consolidated approach for solution providers to migrate, integrate and manage their customers’ workloads to cloud business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. Using a proven methodology and market-leading enterprise cloud data management […]

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Survey: 80 Percent of Enterprises Investing in AI, but Cite Significant Challenges Ahead

By   10 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “A whopping 80 percent of enterprises are investing today in AI, but one in three business leaders believe their company will need to invest more over the next 36 months to keep pace with competitors. At the same time, enterprises are anticipating significant barriers to adoption […]

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What is Augmented Analytics and Why Does it Matter?

By   3 days ago

Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. If your role in business demands that you stay abreast of changes in business analytics, you are probably familiar with the term Smart Data Discovery. You may also have read the recent Gartner report entitled, Augmented Analytics Is the Future of Data and Analytics, Published 27 July 2017, by Rita […]

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NICE Introduces New Machine Learning Capabilities to Drive Cognitive Process Automation

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “NICE today announced the next evolution in its cognitive automation platform – an integration with technology partner Celaton to infuse NICE Robotic Automation with enhanced machine learning capabilities. This integration creates a digital workforce that can manage, consume, and assimilate more complex unstructured data into fully […]

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One Network Delivers New ONE Chain Solution

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “One Network Enterprises, the global provider of multi-party digital network platform and services, today announced ONE Chain, a new solution that empowers trading partners to fully harness the power and potential of blockchains. ONE Chain allows organizations to build and deploy sophisticated, highly scalable supply chain and […]

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BMC Announces Cognitive Service Management Solution with AI, Machine Learning

By   3 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “BMC today announced a partnership to seamlessly integrate AI technologies from IBM Watson, a leading AI platform for business, into BMC’s leading IT Service Management solutions for the digital enterprise. IBM Watson Conversation and Discovery capabilities enable service management teams to deliver a better service experience […]

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Data-Ed Webinar: Data Quality Strategies – From Data Duckling to Successful Swan

By   4 days ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Good data is like good water: best served fresh, and ideally well-filtered. Data management strategies can produce tremendous procedural improvements and increased profit margins across the board, but only if the data being managed is of a high quality. Determining how data […]

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    Oct 19 RWDG Webinar: Align Data Modeling with Data Governance

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: October 19, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Data Modeling can be described as the discipline of data definition and database design. Data Governance must be applied to the definition, production, and usage of data in order to be effective. So therefore data […]

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    Oct 24 Webinar: Getting Started with GDPR Compliance

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: October 24, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Even though GDPR is a European Union regulation, it impacts any company with customers in that region. One of the first key tasks of the data management team should be […]

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    Oct 26 LDM Webinar: Agile & Data Modeling – How Can They Work Together?

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: October 26, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar A tenet of the Agile Manifesto is ‘Working software over comprehensive documentation’, and many have interpreted that to mean that data models are not necessary in the agile development environment. […]

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    Nov 2 DI&A Webinar: Keys to Effective Data Visualization

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: November 2, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Data visualization is central to big data analytics because the volumes of data involved are beyond the scale that can be effectively manually reviewed by humans. Data visualization provides techniques for quickly viewing, understanding, and […]

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    Nov 9 Smart Data Webinar: See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me, Heal Me – The Rise of the Cognitive Interface

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: November 9, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar A generation that grew up with games that read behavioral cues and provide haptic feedback is ready for more advanced interfaces – can you deliver what they want? We are a long way from systems […]

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    Nov 14 Data-Ed Webinar: The Seven Deadly Data Sins – Emerging from Management Purgatory

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: November 14, 2017 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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    Nov 16 RWDG Webinar: Data Governance Best Practices and Lessons Learned

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: November 16, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Best practices and lessons learned are powerful tools used to assess an organization’s readiness and initial activities associated with delivering a Data Governance program. There are two criteria to determine if something is best practice […]

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    Dec 5 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling, Data Governance & Data Quality

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: December 5, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. About the Webinar Data Governance is often referred to as the people, processes, and policies around data and information, and these aspects are critical to the success of any data governance implementation. But just as critical is the […]

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    Dec 7 DI&A Webinar: Trends in Data Analytics – From Database to Analyst

    By   1 year ago

    DATE: December 7, 2017 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar How are the tools and skills needed for data analytics changing?  Why has there been an expansion of the databases used in data analytics to the new class of NoSQL to handle the volumes, variety, […]

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      My Last Blog: Data Models, SQL, UML, and Database Design

      By   9 hours ago

      Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This will be the last blog I write for DATAVERSITY® as I am dealing with health issues. I have cancer but am fortunate to be receiving excellent medical care. With treatment my prognosis is good, but this affects my free time. Hence this will be my last […]

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      What is Augmented Analytics and Why Does it Matter?

      By   3 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. If your role in business demands that you stay abreast of changes in business analytics, you are probably familiar with the term Smart Data Discovery. You may also have read the recent Gartner report entitled, Augmented Analytics Is the Future of Data and Analytics, Published 27 July 2017, by Rita […]

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      Reviving the Data-Centric Areas of Houston and Florida

      By   5 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Carie Lemack. Never has nature done more to elevate the importance of data and Data Management, albeit as a result of the power of Mother Nature, because of the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey (in Houston) and Hurricane Irma (in Florida). Never has a city been so dependent on data, never […]

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      Data Governance is Not About Governing Data

      By   6 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Frank Cerwin. Governance is all around us in our daily lives.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) governs meat that we purchase in grocery stores.  The county’s Recorder of Deeds governs land ownership.  Government bodies at the municipal, county, and state levels govern roadways with stop signs, street lights, […]

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      What Does Zen Have to do with Data Management and Data Governance?

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Len Silverston. Lately, I have been conducting a class at numerous data conferences such as the Data Governance Conference called “Zen with Len” or “Zen and The Art of Data Management.” The last session I gave was well attended, but one person asked, “What does Zen have to do […]

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      To Get Value from Data, Data Discovery Must Come First!

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about author Stuart Tarmy. Confidence in your Data Analytics is only as good as the completeness of your data. Most companies struggle with accessing and understanding their data, especially in older, legacy or siloed systems. Consider the following.  Your CEO has long recognized that Data Analytics needs to play a greater role […]

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      Politics, Luck, Bayes Theorem, and Base Rates

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. My wife gave me a stern warning before we headed out to a suburban neighbor’s Super Bowl party early this year: avoid “spirited” political discussion or else. Actually, I’d already self-forewarned, the memory of  being in the center of a blue vs red imbroglio several years ago […]

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      Why Retailers Must Prep Their Data for a Successful Holiday Season

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Hamaad Chippa. With “Back 2 School” season over, retailers are now focused squarely on the crucial holiday shopping season. This includes planning and developing products influenced by customer demand, aligning important suppliers, capacity planning at warehouse and distribution centers, prepping traditional and digital sales channels, and developing key marketing […]

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      Standardizing Data Management and Data Governance Services (A Second Look)

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Tejasvi Addagada. To read the first part of this series click here. A well-defined Operating Model plays a vital role in achieving expected business benefits. Embarking on a Data Governance journey in an enterprise that spans divisions, geographies, and diverse stakeholders requires a good understanding of how various nuances of […]

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        The Blockchain Intersection with Supply Chain Data

        By   4 days ago

        Most people probably are familiar with Blockchain in terms of the bitcoin context. It’s the underlying technology that supports the worldwide crytpocurrency and digital payment system, but it has applications for supply chain data, too. In fact, in mid-September IBM and Microsoft announced a collaboration with GS1, the global business communications standards organization, to leverage […]

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        Data Modeling, NoSQL, and MongoDB

        By   5 days ago

        In mid-2017, erwin, Inc announced the development of erwin DM NoSQL, the most recent evolutionary step in their expansion of erwin’s software. erwin DM NoSQL is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, supporting erwin, Inc’s Any2 Data Management philosophy (any data, located anywhere). The new addition to the basic erwin Data Management base offers relational data modeling […]

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        A Chief Data Officer Challenge: Build Your Data Strategy

        By   6 days ago

        The Chief Data Officer landscape presents a verdant picture in many ways. Gartner, for example, has estimated that one-quarter of large global organizations had already hired a Chief Data Officer (CDO), and that by 2019 that figure will rise to 90 percent. Noting that the Office of the CDO is responsible for Data Analytics initiatives […]

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        Fundamentals of Predictive Analytics

        By   2 weeks ago

        Predictive Analytics is a sub-filed of Data Analytics and Business Intelligence, which deals with an in-depth analysis of past events and forecasts of future events. This specialized branch of Data Analytics combines the power of Data Mining, Data Modeling, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning to make probabilistic predictions of future events. So, Predictive Analytics (PA) relies […]

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        Case Study: Kela and the Rebirth of the Mainframe System

        By   2 weeks ago

        Due to rising costs, Markku Suominen, ICT Director of Kela IT Services, knew that time was running out for their mainframe system, yet there were concerns about developing a completely new environment. “The programs and databases on our mainframes use over 10 million lines of PL/1 code,” he said. “We do not have the resources […]

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        How Can Machine Learning Affect Your Organizational Data Strategy?

        By   2 weeks ago

        One of biggest challenges facing enterprises today is Data Security and Data Privacy. The emergence of potent data technologies such as Big Data, Machine Learning (ML), and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the Data Management landscape has now sparked a new interest in Data Governance.  With so much multi-channel data flowing into an average […]

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        Enterprise Metadata Management Moves Forward

        By   3 weeks ago

        Enterprise Metadata Management and Data Governance vendor Data Advantage Group is continuing to advance its solution since the publication of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management last summer. At the time, the company’s MetaCenter Enterprise Metadata Repository product, which provides end-to-end data lineage across multiple data sources, was cited as a leader in the Challengers’ […]

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        Artificial Intelligence Education: Missouri Science & Technology’s Innovative Programs

        By   3 weeks ago

        The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is one of the nation’s leading technological research universities. It has consistently received a high ranking as a top public research facility, and was recently named the United States 3rd Best Engineering University. The school was founded in 1870, and originally named the Missouri School of […]

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        A Month in the Life of a Chief Data Officer

        By   3 weeks ago

        What does a Chief Data Officer’s (CDO) regular routine look like? DATAVERSITY® wanted to learn more about the activities that define a CDO’s typical working day, and Ursula Cottone, CDO and Head of Enterprise Data and Process Services for Citizens Bank, was kind enough to share where her role regularly leads her today, as she […]

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          Informatica Partners with Tableau to Unleash the Power of Data

          By   10 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, today announced the seamless integration of Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog with Tableau, the global leader in visual analytics. This integration enables governed self-service analytics—critical for any organization that provides analytics via agile, self-service tools. Data governance […]

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          Tech Data Introduces 30 Days to Cloud Analytics Program

          By   10 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Tech Data today introduced its new “30 Days to Cloud Analytics” program, designed to provide a consolidated approach for solution providers to migrate, integrate and manage their customers’ workloads to cloud business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. Using a proven methodology and market-leading enterprise cloud data management […]

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          Survey: 80 Percent of Enterprises Investing in AI, but Cite Significant Challenges Ahead

          By   10 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “A whopping 80 percent of enterprises are investing today in AI, but one in three business leaders believe their company will need to invest more over the next 36 months to keep pace with competitors. At the same time, enterprises are anticipating significant barriers to adoption […]

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          NICE Introduces New Machine Learning Capabilities to Drive Cognitive Process Automation

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “NICE today announced the next evolution in its cognitive automation platform – an integration with technology partner Celaton to infuse NICE Robotic Automation with enhanced machine learning capabilities. This integration creates a digital workforce that can manage, consume, and assimilate more complex unstructured data into fully […]

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          One Network Delivers New ONE Chain Solution

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “One Network Enterprises, the global provider of multi-party digital network platform and services, today announced ONE Chain, a new solution that empowers trading partners to fully harness the power and potential of blockchains. ONE Chain allows organizations to build and deploy sophisticated, highly scalable supply chain and […]

          Read More →

          BMC Announces Cognitive Service Management Solution with AI, Machine Learning

          By   3 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “BMC today announced a partnership to seamlessly integrate AI technologies from IBM Watson, a leading AI platform for business, into BMC’s leading IT Service Management solutions for the digital enterprise. IBM Watson Conversation and Discovery capabilities enable service management teams to deliver a better service experience […]

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          More than Two-Thirds of Data Analytics Now Run on Modern Non-Relational Data Sources

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release states, “Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest visual analytics platform for big and streaming data, and O’Reilly Media, an internationally recognized, multi-faceted company that has played a seminal role in the evolution and adoption of the Internet revolution, today released the results of a comprehensive survey run by […]

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          Kinetica’s GPU-Accelerated Database Turbo-Charges Geospatial Processing for Real-time Analytics

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Kinetica today announced at Tableau Conference 2017 the availability of innovations to the industry’s fastest GPU-accelerated database that deliver new geospatial capabilities and enterprise-grade features for better performance and user experience, as well as improved efficiency and utilization to drive real-time, location-based analytics and analytic processing. […]

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          Dell Technologies Unveils New IoT Strategy, Division to Accelerate Customer Adoption

          By   4 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Dell Technologies today unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. Today’s announcement underscores Dell Technologies commitment to helping customers realize their digital future by safely navigating the complex […]

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