Tamr’s Take: On Andrew McAfee’s “Big Data’s Biggest Challenge”

Here’s a simple rule for the second machine age we’re in now: as the amount of data goes up, the importance of human judgment should go down. So says Andrew McAfee, co-director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy in…

Dec 8, 2014 Featured Content

The Laws and Limits of Data Science

  Big Data is in its infancy and is opening the door to grand opportunities and challenges in Data Science. We know that the data science tools and techniques being developed have enormous power. We also know that these tools…

Nov 14, 2014 Featured Content

Using the Tamr API to Manage Dynamic Information

Connecting and enriching data is a worthy challenge for information-driven enterprises, but data management in the enterprise isn’t a one-time project. Data is dynamic. Almost as quickly as data sources are understood and connected, new information will emerge from various…

Nov 10, 2014 Data Sheet

Will Data Lakes turn into Data Swamps or Data Reservoirs?

  Welcome to Data Lakes, one of the more unlikely sources of controversy we’ve run across this year. Gartner kicked off the hullabaloo in July with its report, “The Data Lake Fallacy: All Water and Little Substance,” which held that…

Nov 5, 2014 Featured Content

Tamr F.A.Q

Learn more about the Tamr platform and how it can be used to connect disparate data sources within the enterprise. Table of Contents What is Tamr? What is Data Curation? What is Data Unification? Who are Data Stewards? Is Tamr…

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The Big (C-Level) Data Conundrum

Why you’re closer than you think to fulfilling the “Big Data Promise”     So you’re a CEO – or CTO or CIO – of an enterprise that has made massive investments in data and analytics based on the heady…

Nov 4, 2014 Featured Content

Tamr to Showcase Clinical Trial Data Unification at Big Data & Analytics for Pharma Summit

Big Data & Analytics Pharma Summit, PA: November 5-6th, 2014   Tamr, Inc. will be a leading sponsor of the Big Data & Analytics for Pharma event in Philadelphia, PA. During the event, Tamr will demonstrate its data curation platform…

Events

RDBMS vs. NoSQL: Data Flexibility

There is a long-standing debate about appropriateness of traditional RDBMS and NoSQL systems for different applications. One motivation for a non-RDBMS storage tier for an application is data flexibility. The conventional wisdom about applications like Tamr’s that work with a…

Oct 9, 2014 Featured Content

Piketty Revisited: Improving Economics through Data Science

How Data Curation Can Enable More Faithful Data Science (In Much Less Time)   Thomas Piketty’s monumental Capital in the Twenty-First Century has deep challenges and lessons beyond the world of economics. In adhering to strict economic principles Piketty achieved the nearly…

Oct 2, 2014 Featured Content

Tamr Wins Best Big Data Startup Award at Boston Big Data Innovation Summit

Tamr is very pleased to announced that it has won the, “Best Big Data Startup,” award at the 2014 Big Data Summit. The Big Data Innovation Summit is the largest gathering of Fortune 500 business executives leading Big Data initiatives. The…

Sep 27, 2014 Events