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Data - Driven News
Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:15
Big Data and the Greater Good

by Angela Guess Anjali Acharya of NetApp recently wrote for Forbes, “Big data offers huge opportunity. We often discuss its many benefits to businesses, but it can also be used to dramatically improve the lives of millions of people.

Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:10
Three Core Steps to Implementing a Data Governance Program

by Angela Guess Ben Rossi of Information Age recently wrote, “Just as with any successful data quality programme, it is essential to have clearly defined and documented processes (and associated deliverables) in place – setting out how things such

Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:05
New Report on Shoring Up Data Governance

by Angela Guess Michael Shashoua of Waters Technology recently wrote, “Data governance efforts can backslide into becoming more about documentation and cost savings, but to be effective, they must be firmly anchored in communication between the bu

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 09:30
Who is Collecting and Marketing Your Personal Data?

by Cathy Nolan The Wall Street Journal conducted a study that found that the nation’s 50 top websites installed, on average, 64 pieces of tracking technology onto the computers of visitors, usually with no warning.

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:15
Big Data is Helping Us Explore Space Like Never Before

by Angela Guess Ilya Golubovich of Venture Beat reports, “In 2018, a group of organizations from all of the world will begin construction of the largest radio telescope ever built, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:10
Using Big Data to Find Entrepreneurs Before They Start Companies?

by Angela Guess Priska Neely of NPR reports, “With predictive analytics, Amazon can figure out what you’ll buy next, Netflix knows what you’ll watch next and Target can guess if you’re pregnant.