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Python Dominates, Usage Survey Confirms

Feb 19, 2020 |

Data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers are turning decisively to the Python programming language, according to a new study.

An annual usage analysis released this week by O’Reilly Media also found a decided shift towards cloud native design for software, IT infrastructure and DevOps. Read more…

Open Raven, a New Enterprise Data Security Platform, Emerges from Stealth

Feb 14, 2020 |

The enterprise data security space has a new player. Yesterday, Open Raven emerged from stealth, promising a “modern data security platform that brings visibility and control to enterprise data protection.” 

At launch, the Open Raven Platform consists of the “Community Edition,” which allows users to conduct automated mapping of cloud and on-prem data stores and manage all their data from a single location: Read more…

Data Privacy Day: Putting Good (and Bad) Practices in the Spotlight

Jan 28, 2020 |

Thanks to the rapid digitization of work and play, Americans are more sensitive to businesses’ data practices than ever before. With today’s arrival of Data Privacy Day, businesses around the world are sharing thoughts on how they can get ahead of the privacy curve, and stay there. Read more…

How to Manage Your Data When Expecting Brexit

Nov 12, 2019 |

The implications of a possible Brexit on privacy and compliance-related statutes, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy Shield, and the Data Protection Act of 2018 (DPA) are vast. Read more…

Sumo Logic Bolsters SIEM with JASK Play

Nov 4, 2019 |

Sumo Logic says it will be better positioned to protect clients from high volumes of security alerts in today’s “perimeter-less” world thanks to today’s acquisition of JASK Labs and its security information and event management (SIEM) software. Read more…

How Cloudera Is Battling Shadow IT with CDP

Oct 4, 2019 |

“Come use our analytics service in the cloud, but don’t tell your IT department. It’ll be our little secret.” The siren call of shadow IT has tempted many business units with promises of fast results. Read more…

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…

Data Gone Wild: Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk

Sep 26, 2019 |

Data may be the new oil, serving as the digital feedstock for innumerable downstream products. But like oil, data also carries risks for those attempting to harness it. Could a Deepwater Horizon-style event be lurking in your digital future? 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…

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…

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