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How Big Data is Strengthening Machine Learning Projects

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By   14 hours ago

“Modern Machine Learning is devoted to deriving value from data, not jamming the airlocks.” The above quote from Arthur C. Clark’s HAL 9000 vision is about to become a reality, thanks to Big Data enabled Machine Learning (ML). With modern computers exhibiting exceptional performance and storage devices being available within easy budgets, global businesses are increasingly […]

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LDM Webinar: UML for Data Modeling – When Does it Make Sense?

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By   1 day ago

To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar When most data architects think of data modeling, they think of Entity-Relationship modeling. But other notations exist for data modeling, and the UML has for many years been used by application developers and enterprise architects to describe data-centric systems. Is the divide […]

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LDM Slides: UML for Data Modeling – When Does it Make Sense?

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LDM Webinar: UML for Data Modeling – When Does it Make Sense? from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar When most data architects think of data modeling, they think of Entity-Relationship modeling. But other notations exist for data modeling, and the UML has for many years been […]

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Adding Humans Back Into Your Big Data Insights

Ari Amster

By   2 days ago

Click to learn more about author Ariel Amster. Most businesses have a goal to be a data-driven organization. It’s an admirable goal, one that can bring a notable amount of benefits and advantages for any company. In many cases, this emphasis on big data is all part of turning many business processes into automated processes. […]

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Cloudera’s Analytic Database Enables Unrivaled Elastic Scale, Agility

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, today released benchmark results that validate Cloudera’s modern analytic database solution, powered by Apache Impala (incubating), not only delivers unprecedented capabilities […]

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AFS Technologies Drives Data Analytics for Foodservice Manufacturers

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “AFS Technologies is committed to help customers make sense of data analytics to quickly and efficiently drive effective business decisions. AFS Technologies’ experts understand data in all its raw and unstructured forms; consumer packaged goods companies are helped by using these data dynamically and with ease. […]

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Sumo Logic Delivers Machine Data Analytics to Microsoft Azure Marketplace

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a press release last week, “Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, today announced it has joined the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, providing real-time business operational and security insights into infrastructures and modern applications running on Microsoft Azure. In addition, Sumo Logic has released two new certified offerings for […]

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Industry 4.0: Bosch and SAP Combine Expertise

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess A recent SAP press release reports, “Robert Bosch GmbH and SAP SE have formed a strategic partnership for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0. Both companies want to expand their collaboration on cloud technologies and software solutions. Their joint approach promises to speed up manufacturing and logistics processes and to […]

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Fujitsu Doubles Deep Learning Neural Network Scale

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By   2 days ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release out of the company, “Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced development of technology to streamline the internal memory of GPUs to support the growing neural network scale that works to heighten machine learning accuracy. This development has enabled neural network machine learning of a scale up to […]

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    Sep 29 Webinar: Data Modeling and Shortcuts to Success in Scaling Time Series Applications

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    By   5 months ago

    DATE: September 29, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Join Basho technologies and Databricks, creators of Apache Spark, as we share lessons learned by both organizations in building scalable applications for IoT and time series use cases.  We’ll be […]

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    Oct 4 Webinar: Data Lake, Virtual Database, or Data Hub – How to Choose?

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    By   5 months ago

    DATE: October 4, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data integration is just plain hard and there is no magic bullet. That said, three new data integration techniques do ameliorate the misery, making silo-busting possible, if not trivial. The […]

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    Oct 6 CDO Webinar: Data Governance and EIM – Take the Scary Stuff Out of Your Programs

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    By   5 months ago

    DATE: October 6, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Very often we hear things like “This is a lot more work than we thought.” Or “MDM is too ambitious, we need to start smaller.” These are common reactions to initiating Data Governance and EIM […]

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    Oct 11 DataEd Webinar: Implementing Successful Data Strategies – Developing Organizational Readiness and Framework

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    By   5 months ago

    DATE: October 11, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Big Data projects have been about as successful as other IT projects – about 29% successful according to the 2015 Standish Group Chaos Report. Second, Data Scientists are generally assessed to be about 20% productive. […]

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    Oct 13 Smart Data Webinar: Deep QA (Question/Answer) – Lessons From Watson and Jeopardy!

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    By   6 months ago

    DATE: October 13, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar It has been five years since IBM’s Watson soundly defeated the all time human champions of the television game show Jeopardy! Watson has evolved since then, and other modern AI/cognitive computing technologies and platforms have […]

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    Oct 20 RWDG Webinar: Achieving Data Quality through Data Governance

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    By   6 months ago

    DATE: October 20, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This webinar is sponsored by: About the Webinar Data quality requires sustained discipline around the management of data definition and production. Data Governance is a large part of that discipline. The relationship between how well data is governed […]

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    Oct 27 LDM Webinar: Data Modeling & Metadata Management

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    By   6 months ago

    DATE: October 27, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Metadata management is critical for organizations looking to understand the context, definition and lineage of key data assets. Data models play a key role in metadata management, as many of the key structural and business […]

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      Adding Humans Back Into Your Big Data Insights

      Ari Amster

      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Ariel Amster. Most businesses have a goal to be a data-driven organization. It’s an admirable goal, one that can bring a notable amount of benefits and advantages for any company. In many cases, this emphasis on big data is all part of turning many business processes into automated processes. […]

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      IoT, Social, and Personal Data: Had Enough Internet Harassment Yet?

      Cathy Nolan

      By   5 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Cathy Nolan. Fortune magazine recently ran an article titled “Bullies and Trolls” but they aren’t the first to write about how the web continues to be taken over by attention-mongers and hate groups. Time magazine also had an entire feature on the subject and it seems it isn’t […]

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      Trusting Election Results—It’s All About Data Quality, Part 2

      Danette McGilvary

      By   7 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Danette McGilvray. If you’ve read my recent post about trusting election results (link to post) you’ve read my commentary regarding what I consider a data quality mishap during the US election of 2000. That exploration highlighted the necessity of high quality, trustworthy data to the election process. Following the […]

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      Instilling Industrial Discipline in Enterprise Analytics

      James Kobielus

      By   1 week ago

      Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. We’re living in a supposedly post-industrial era. So it can feel a bit odd to refer to the need to bring “industrialization,” an “assembly line” approach, or “factory”-like processes to the development of business analytics. Behind any such discussion, the specter of automation usually lurks, as […]

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      Big Data as the Key: From Sophisticated Coding to Soaring Prose

      Dr. Rahul Razdan

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Dr. Rahul Razdan. There are two ways to become a better writer, requiring every would-be scribe to read (and read often and expansively) and write with the regularity necessary to tighten, intensify and beautify one’s prose. But Big Data now offers a third option to writing with the […]

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      Lowering the Barrier to Big Data Analytics

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of Machine Learning, Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video […]

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      Information Governance in Principle or Practice?

      Kimberly Nevala

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. At the recent Data Governance Information Quality conference I was privileged to present how Big Data, the rise of the informed digital consumer and so on are challenging existing Data Governance and management paradigms. This led to many interesting discussions regarding the efficacy and relevance of existing […]

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      Identifying and Deleting “Empty” Columns in R data.frames

      Steve Miller

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about Steve Miller. Toward the end of last month’s blog on SAS, R, Python, and WPS, I mentioned a current project challenge of identifying and eliminating “mostly” null columns from wide SAS data sets. As the team discovered, such columns can impose a significant drag on performance. My take is that while […]

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      Dynamic Duo – Self-service BI and Data Preparation

      Jon Pilkington

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. The self-service Business Intelligence (BI) trend that has been sweeping the corporate world isn’t going away anytime soon. Hyper-competitive industries where time-to-decision is critical have been the early adopters of self-service BI tools. The financial services, retail and healthcare/life science markets are leading the way. But […]

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        How Big Data is Strengthening Machine Learning Projects

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        By   14 hours ago

        “Modern Machine Learning is devoted to deriving value from data, not jamming the airlocks.” The above quote from Arthur C. Clark’s HAL 9000 vision is about to become a reality, thanks to Big Data enabled Machine Learning (ML). With modern computers exhibiting exceptional performance and storage devices being available within easy budgets, global businesses are increasingly […]

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        Drink Up the Data Analytics: System Helps with On-Tap Inventory and Sales

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        By   6 days ago

        If you love beer and Data Analytics – and who doesn’t? – you may be excited to learn that the two pair up together in a system for bars and restaurants. These retail establishments use it to help them better understand and manage their on-tap inventory and improve their sales. Twenty billion dollars’ worth of […]

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        Deep Learning Obstacles: What’s the Lesson?

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        By   1 week ago

        Historically, Google hasn’t often shared its powerful arsenal of hardware and software technologies, which has helped build its reputation and market dominance over the years. Google has been one of the symbolic forces behind advanced data transmission technologies used across the globe. Yet, Google maintained its strategic strength over its competitors by carefully withholding older […]

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        Data Modeling Lends a Hand to NoSQL Databases

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        By   2 weeks ago

        Sectors such as banking, healthcare, and insurance are increasingly interested in NoSQL databases and Data Modeling for NoSQL. As they take their first or their next steps in the space, they want “to have the tools available to them that give credibility and legitimacy to the technology,” says Pascal Desmarets, Founder and CEO at Hackolade, […]

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        Data Governance and Information Governance: Contemporary Solutions

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        By   2 weeks ago

        While Data Governance is usually considered a mature discipline, according to Robert Smallwood, the Managing Director at the Institute for Information Governance, during his recent DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2016 Conference presentation Information Governance (IG) is a more recent development. The Information Governance Initiative was first formed in February of 2014. It was originally made […]

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        Advanced Analytics 101: Beyond Business Intelligence

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Trying to make sense of data is nothing new. Companies have been applying analytical methods since before the computer was invented. Once computers and storage became reasonably cheap and powerful, in the late 1980s, companies started using Business Intelligence (BI) software to try to find meaning in their data. Today’s Advanced Analytics go beyond the […]

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        People Matter to the Data Strategy Process

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Data Strategy in the education sector needs to take into consideration one big question: Why? Why should education professionals care about the seemingly endless streams of data they’re asked to enter into systems? Why should data input be a priority when they have so many other critical responsibilities to students on their plates? That’s what […]

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        Designing Effective Interviews for Spotting a Real Data Scientist

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        By   4 weeks ago

        The Data Scientist has been called the sexiest job of the 21st Century and thus has started attracting many young, ambitious contenders for this high-paying and “glamorous” post.  However, there is a growing concern among employers and business leaders that candidates are getting enticed by just the “title” without building the proper mindset and skills […]

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        Women in Technology: More Diversity Needed in Computer Science Studies

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        By   4 weeks ago

        The bi-annual Women in Technology Leadership Round Table was held at UC Berkeley in June, a few months after its organizers, Virginia Smith and Dr. Gitanjali Swamy, issued the report, Women In Tech: Addressing the Root Causes of Attrition. The report, which appeared after the Women in Technology inaugural Round Table in November, provided a […]

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          Cloudera’s Analytic Database Enables Unrivaled Elastic Scale, Agility

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, today released benchmark results that validate Cloudera’s modern analytic database solution, powered by Apache Impala (incubating), not only delivers unprecedented capabilities […]

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          AFS Technologies Drives Data Analytics for Foodservice Manufacturers

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “AFS Technologies is committed to help customers make sense of data analytics to quickly and efficiently drive effective business decisions. AFS Technologies’ experts understand data in all its raw and unstructured forms; consumer packaged goods companies are helped by using these data dynamically and with ease. […]

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          Sumo Logic Delivers Machine Data Analytics to Microsoft Azure Marketplace

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a press release last week, “Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics service, today announced it has joined the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, providing real-time business operational and security insights into infrastructures and modern applications running on Microsoft Azure. In addition, Sumo Logic has released two new certified offerings for […]

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          Industry 4.0: Bosch and SAP Combine Expertise

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess A recent SAP press release reports, “Robert Bosch GmbH and SAP SE have formed a strategic partnership for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0. Both companies want to expand their collaboration on cloud technologies and software solutions. Their joint approach promises to speed up manufacturing and logistics processes and to […]

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          Fujitsu Doubles Deep Learning Neural Network Scale

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          By   2 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release out of the company, “Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced development of technology to streamline the internal memory of GPUs to support the growing neural network scale that works to heighten machine learning accuracy. This development has enabled neural network machine learning of a scale up to […]

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          Cask Releases Preview of CDAP 4, First Unified Integration Platform for Big Data

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          By   5 days ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Cask (cask.co), the company that makes building and running big data solutions easy, today announced a public preview release of CDAP 4, the first unified integration platform for big data. Among a series of important enhancements, CDAP 4 introduces the Cask Market, a […]

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          Datameer Delivers the Blueprint to Big Data Analytics Success

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          By   5 days ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “As an extension of its end-to-end, modern business intelligence (BI) platform, Datameer today introduced a series of tools designed to help companies discover and implement long-term data analytics strategies and best practices. Recognizing that the big data market is maturing and companies need value-based outcomes, Datameer […]

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          Varian’s InSightive Analytics Solution Now Supports Multi-Modality Treatment

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          by Angela Guess A recent press release out of the company states, “Varian Medical Systems today announced the release of InSightive analytics v1.2. The software solution can now support both radiation and medical oncology data analytics for more informed decision making. InSightive allows users to easily explore their clinical and operational data to uncover trends […]

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          PTC Announces Availability of Its ThingWorx Internet of Things Platform

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          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “PTC today announced that it has joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program as a partner that designs, develops and builds software integrated with SAP solutions. Through its participation in the program, PTC is now announcing the availability of its ThingWorx® Internet of Things (IoT) platform running on the […]

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