Using Data Curation to Assist with Data Security

This is a guest post from Oren Falkowitz, who will be presenting in more detail on this topic on July 15th at a free web seminar. Business leaders are embracing the increasing amounts of data available to them.  Whether to…

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From Data Variety to Data Opportunity

Among its well-known challenges, we are getting better and better at handling the volume aspect of Big Data; we buy more machines, we “shard” tables, and we even port solutions to clusters and MapReduce platforms.  But it is the “Variety”…

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Taming the Hydra of Data Variety

  Among Big Data challenges, Variety is the hardest to deal with through automation. Variety comes in the form of incompatible data formats, non-aligned data structures, and inconsistent data semantics. These are not merely a consequence of insufficient standards: although…

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Andy Palmer To Discuss Data Curation at MIT CDO IQ Conference

Andy Palmer, CEO & Co-Founder of Tamr, Inc. will be presenting at the MIT CDOIQ Symposium on Wednesday July 23, 2014 2:30-3:30 pm ET at MIT’s Tang Building in Cambridge, MA. His talk, entitled, “Data Quality Through Curation at Big Data…

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Tom Davenport on Taming the “Data Plumbing” Problem

    How Tamr’s Unique Machine/Expert Approach to Curation Is Helping Solve the Data Plumbing Problem Data Scientists or Data Plumbers? In his WSJ CIO Journal piece, “Taming the ‘Data Plumbing Problem,’” Tom Davenport says he likes “the idea that…

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The Real Data Scientists of the Enterprise

One of the comments that we frequently hear during our conversations with enterprise data scientists and data experts is that they spend (too) much of their time completing tactical projects to simply access some of their data sources. As a…

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Andy Palmer to Present at Chief Data Officer Summit

Andy Palmer to speak at the Chief Data Officer Summit in San Francisco on May 22nd, 2014. Most companies leverage less than 10% of their own data. Often, this data can be siloed, incomplete or out of date. To grow…

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