Data Management

July 7, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

Information governance (IG) has been discussed for several years now. Unfortunately, implementation has proven difficult, due to the scale of the domain. Datamation brought this situation to our attention in their article, “Trends in Information Governance: eDiscovery and Big Data.” Given this, organizations have the best chance for success by concentrating on the highest risk and […]

Smart Data Reveals Value

May 29, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, semantic

Data’s future lies in just how smart it is. The properties of smart data are necessary for the massive quantities of big data and the variety of data types. For instance, unstructured data can have different needs for integration than structured. Smart data can handle that. This interesting news came to us from DATAVERSITY in their […]

The Darker Side of Words

May 20, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, reference

I am a word person. I think you know that about me already. I like origins of words, different meanings, and especially the emotions that are tied with particular words. Some interesting information along those lines recently came from Quartz in their article, “’s newest words reveal our fascination with the internet’s dark side.” […]

Governing and Finding Data

May 19, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

Information governance is a term becoming more familiar and frequent with each passing day. Few will argue the point that new sources of information and methods of disseminating that information are growing exponentially. The need to manage that ballooning information flow grows on a parallel track, whether we like it or not. This is where […]

Accessing the Clouds

May 12, 2015  
 Posted in News, storage

The cloud has become a daily part of our nomenclature. It is the infinite storage location, easy to access archive, and secure hideaway of data. With this kind of prominence comes competition.

Finding Relevance

May 7, 2015  
 Posted in indexing, metadata, News, search

Rovi Corporation introduced the industry’s lastest and some say most robust metadata product, Rovi Knowledge Graph.

Securing the Data

May 5, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

Data security breaches have not been limited to one particular type of business. Retailers have been victims, as has the healthcare industry. Ironically, education institutions also suffer data breaches at a rate of just over one per week. But the real victims have been the customers and patients who trusted their most personal information to these organizations while assuming that those organizations’ security measures would be enough.

Referencing the Data

May 4, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, reference

TopQuadrant has released TopBraid Reference Data Manager™ (TopBraid RDM) to bring consistency and accuracy to reference data management.

One Data, Two Data…

April 27, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, search

Data is so much more these days than we ever thought possible. That doesn’t just apply to volume but in the variety of data types. There is structured data, semi-structured data, and unstructured data – plus there’s big data, which isn’t exclusive of any of the other types.

Understanding Data

April 1, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News

For some enterprises, big data analytics can be intimidating, but it is a refined discipline that delivers tangible insights. A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems.

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