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How ML Helps Solve the Big Data Transform/Mastering Problem

Oct 10, 2019 |

Despite the astounding technological progress in big data analytics, we largely have yet to move past manual techniques for important tasks, such as data transformation and master data management. As data volumes grow, the productivity gap posed by manual methods grows wider, putting the dreams of AI- and machine learning-powered automation further out of reach. Read more…

Governing Consumer Data to Improve Quality and Enforce Privacy

Sep 23, 2019 |

Consumer data is at the center of today’s digital economy. Arguably, it has become the world’s most valuable resource. Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the world’s most valuable companies, thanks to the enormous clout and control that their consumer data gives them. Read more…

Inside JetBlue’s Silo-Busting Customer 360 Initiative

Nov 6, 2017 |

Who are you when you fly? It may sound like a silly question, but airlines find that it’s remarkably difficult to get a clear answer in real time. It’s also at the center of a new silo-busting Customer 360 system that JetBlue recently implemented to take its customer experience to the next level. Read more…

A Bottom-Up Approach to Data Quality

Sep 6, 2017 |

Despite the amazing progress we’ve made in novel data processing techniques, poor data quality remains the bane of analytics. It’s why data scientists spend upwards of 80% of their time preparing and cleansing data instead of exploring the data and building models that leverage it. Read more…

Why Big Data Enhances the Need for Enterprise Information Management

Aug 2, 2017 |

Many EIM (enterprise information management) or data management programs do not live up to their potential, and the arrival of big data makes the need for enterprise information and data management even more significant. Read more…

Data Quality Trending Down? C’est La Vie

Jan 26, 2016 |

One of the biggest impediments to becoming a data-driven organization is tackling the problem of data quality. Data is often too dirty and discombobulated for use in high-end decision-making, and the increasing volume and diversity of data compounds this problem. Read more…

Getting MDM Off the Ground

Jun 18, 2015 |

Anyone who has been exposed to Master Data Management (MDM) realizes that the practice often comes with a price. While most individuals applaud the concept of implementing MDM, too often what initially appeared to be an adequately funded and well-planned project starts to miss key deadlines and milestones while accumulating unexpected costs. Read more…

Battling Big Data’s Tribal Knowledge Problem

Mar 31, 2015 |

One of the practical data-related problems that people struggle with today is just finding the right piece of data hidden among various sources. If you’ve ever asked for a specific data set, only to be told “Ask Suzy in accounting,” Read more…

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