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.
ZL Unified Archive is being used by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for records and information management of government unstructured data as part of a solution provided by Unisys Corp. to transition NARA to a cloud-based email and collaboration solution.
A unique exhibit is coming to Chicago soon that gives you a different perspective on science, literally. Maybe you are interested in seeing science from above? Or curious to see what impact one single person or invention can have? Inspired by innovation? Desperately seeking tools to better manage the information flood? Maybe you are simply fascinated by maps?
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.
The Ancient World Online (AWOL) blog is looking for academics who have used open data in their teaching to share their experiences. By conducting a mini survey to understand which portals, tools or repositories academics use to retrieve open datasets, they can better understand how this information is being used in teaching and learning in higher education. Have you taken the AWOL User Survey?
Back when Steve Martin rejoiced in his name being in print and predicting things will start happening to him now, the reference to white pages was much different. KM World recently released a white paper on big data and though it contains helpful information to tackling the challenge that comes with the data explosion, they didn’t need to run through the streets declaring its arrival.
Cambridge Semantics and SPARQL City are collaborating to offer an integrated graph analytics solutions with semantic understanding to help enterprises get better understanding and value from big data.
Yet again, another report about data security breaches at retailers and banks. America’s largest bank, JPMorgan Chase, is one of the latest high-profile victims, and it is still reeling from this summer’s cyber attack that compromised 76 million household accounts. Law firms are not immune from this type of disaster. Recently a study reported that 15% of U.S. law firms experienced a security breach in 2012, either through hackers, a break-in, a web site exploit, or a lost or stolen computer or smartphone.
Data management technologies continue to evolve and offer new possibilities. Some are outstanding at offering new features and services, and some are less than satisfactory. There are many things to consider when previewing new data management technology.
Organizations constantly try to get their arms around an ever-increasing amount of data in their networks and in doing so, some are turning to metadata to more effectively manage their big data.