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Back to Basics: Governance, Quality, Security Grab the Spotlight at Strata Data Conference

Sep 27, 2019 |

The Wild West days of big data may not be totally gone, but it sort of felt that way this week on the Strata Data Conference’s Expo floor. Yes, there were vendors hawking the latest machine learning technology, but there were an equal number of vendors targeting basic tasks around data management, such as finding it, cleaning it, governing it, and making sure it’s not going to get your company fined $1 billion or get your CIO fired. Read more…

What to Expect at Strata This Week

Sep 23, 2019 |

We knew that big data was also fast. But what we didn’t fully grasp perhaps was just how fast the technology changes. This week’s Strata Data Conference is setting up to be a prime example of the punctuated equilibrium we’re currently experiencing. Read more…

Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

Aug 19, 2019 |

“Be like Facebook.” That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. Read more…

Only Intelligent Data Can Power Artificial Intelligence

May 9, 2019 |

Our rapidly growing mastery of artificial intelligence has the potential to address society’s thorniest problems. But time and again, AI-powered projects have failed the test of fairness as algorithms have amplified the social, ethnic, and gender biases inherent in their data. Read more…

In 2019, Disorderly Is the New Orderly

Apr 30, 2019 |

With spring right around the corner, what is more satisfying than a good ‘spring cleaning’? The launch of Marie Kondo’s series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, on Netflix this past January has fueled a mass-movement towards organization in 2019, already prompting many to scour their homes and beeline to their nearest charity shops with bag loads of items that are no longer ‘sparking joy.’ Kondo is encouraging us to clear the clutter out of our lives. Read more…

Okera Bolsters Access Control for Unstructured Data

Mar 7, 2019 |

Some of the most interesting data that’s analyzed by organizations is unstructured data, including images, videos, and text files. But the lack of structure of that data poses regulatory challenges to organizations, which face potential legal jeopardy if consumer data rights are violated. Read more…

Driving Business Transformation through Data Governance Strategies

Feb 20, 2019 |

The CIO’s traditional role of overseeing an enterprise’s technology strategy and procurement is no longer straightforward. As the business world moves to a more decentralized technology model and shadow IT runs rampant, CIOs are no longer completely in control of technology within the business, the data it creates, or the security processes around it. Read more…

Data Management Falls Short for Unstructured Data

Jan 31, 2019 |

Although data-centric enterprises have adequate strategies in place for managing their structured data, current tools are not sufficient for managing the recent wave of unstructured data growth, according to a new report. Read more…

10 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2019

Jan 21, 2019 |

We seek ever more data for a good reason: it’s the commodity that fuels digital innovation. However, turning those huge data collections into actionable insight remains a difficult proposition. Organizations that find solutions to formidable data challenges will be better positioned to economically benefit from the fruits of digital innovation. Read more…

What’s Up with 2019? Big Data Predictions

Dec 18, 2018 |

As 2018 rolls to a close, it’s time to turn our attention to 2019 and the possibility that it holds. What will happen next year is anybody’s guess, which is half the fun in assembling (and hopefully reading) predictions from leaders and experts in the big data and data science fields. Read more…

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