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Libraries of Old and New

By |April 26th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The ancient Library of Alexandria was a working resource for scholars. The ancient image of a library as a place for scholars to collaborate, eat, read, and think continues even in the digital form. MIT News brought this interesting news to us in their article, “The once and future library.”

Libraries have long been places where […]

Behavioral Health Benefit from Technology

By |April 26th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

ODH and IBM Watson Health have released a population health management tool to help managed care groups. Healthcare DIVE brought this information to us in their article, “ODH, Watson Health add tool to growing digital behavioral health landscape.”

The platform is called Mentrics and it targets three areas — behavioral health population management, provider network performance and patient […]

Learning Opportunity Available

Having difficulty managing your data? It accumulates faster than most can decide what to do with it. This free webinar addresses these problems and offers some solution ideas. Sponsored by Alteryx, it’s titled, “Analyzing Billions of Data Rows with Alteryx, Amazon Redshift, and Tableau” and offered on May 3 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Hear from Adrian […]

White Papers Offer Guidance

DATAVERSITY brought us the news of some new white papers being released. One of those is titled “Overcoming the Reality Gap of Big Data.” For those facing the challenges of storage and access for big data, data warehousing as a service brings scalability and flexibility to deliver data to all users and systems that […]

Understanding Unstructured Data

Text Analytics World is scheduled for June 21-22, 2016 in Chicago. They recently announced one of the keynote speakers, so if you haven’t registered yet, this might convince you.

Boris Evelson is the Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester and serves in the Application Development & Delivery role. As a leading expert in business intelligence (BI), he […]

Dynamic Duo

By |April 22nd, 2016|News, semantic|0 Comments

When you suspect your system has been compromised, the work has only just begun. You start the process of sifting through all of the data to find abnormalities and that takes a lot of time and effort. This is when artificial intelligence (AI) shines. This interesting information came to our attention at “MIT is Teaching […]

Using Technology to Improve Traffic Flow

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects—devices, vehicles, buildings and other items—embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity that enables these objects to collect and exchange data. New applications are constantly being created and one of the more recent ones came from a team of US researchers that has […]

Inside the Name

By |April 21st, 2016|News, Taxonomy|0 Comments

Tax day has come and gone to our personal relief, at least for most of us. Paperwork is the one thing that could easily drive me to living off the grid and hiding away from civilized society. This may have also been what prompted one author to ask “How does nature file its taxas?” National Geographic brought […]

Using Semantic Technology to Track Data

By |April 21st, 2016|News, semantic|0 Comments

TopQuadrant has released a new version of its platform with configurable dashboards that will allow all stakeholders to track progress of data governance initiatives. KM World brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “TopQuadrant Upgrades Dashboarding Capabilities with Launch of Enhanced Platform.”

TopBraid Suite is a collection of web-based solutions aimed at simplifying the development […]

Thinking Outside the Words

By |April 21st, 2016|indexing, News, search|0 Comments

With necessity being the mother of invention, this particular blogger/developer created a tool to serve the purpose of a thesaurus construction application. You may know it as www.thesauri.co.uk. Further developments more recently attempted to bring it into line with the International Standard (BS ISO 25964-1). There are challenges and the journey isn’t complete but there are […]