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DAMA- International News
EDW 2017 - The DAMA International Perspective

Phew. What a week that was!

Press Release: Awarded 2016 DAMA International Excellence in

04 April 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia United States Recipients of the 2016 DAMA International Awards were honored today at the 21st Annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) in Atlanta, Georgia United States.

DAMA CDMP Update: October 2015

Please note that with immediate effect, DAMA International has terminated its relationship with the ICCP (Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals). What does this mean to you?


Data - Driven News
Informatica Partners with Tableau to Unleash the Power of Data

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 T

Tech Data Introduces 30 Days to Cloud Analytics Program

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’ workload

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

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 compet

What is Metadata?

Metadata is information about the data collected.

What is Ontology?

Ontology is a subset of Taxonomy, an Ontology: Is a Domain; contains more information about the behavior of entities and the relationships between them; includes formal names, definitions and attributes of entities; and, may be constructed using O

What is Taxonomy?

Taxonomy represents the formal structure of classes or types of objects within a domain. It organizes knowledge by using a controlled vocabulary to make it easier to find related information.