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Loraine Lawson

Loraine Lawson

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What Makes a Good Chief Data Officer Candidate?

17 Apr, 2015

Loraine Lawson researches the role of the chief data officer and speculates from her findings what skills a good candidate might possess.

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Up for Debate: The Pros and Cons of Monetizing Data Quality

16 Apr, 2015

Commerce Department CDO Ian Kalin believes in the importance of data quality, but runs into the question as to whether quality data has a cost.

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DBAs More Concerned with Cloud, Virtualization than Big Data

15 Apr, 2015

A new survey from Dell details surprising information on database management and administration in North America.

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Does Everyone Lose When Twitter Takes Back Its Data Firehose?

14 Apr, 2015

Rejected partners are voicing their outrage, but the question is whether this will affect innovation and growth in data usage.

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Oracle’s Integration Release Helps Legacy Customers Stay Loyal

10 Apr, 2015

It’s not so much that Oracle’s offering is the first on some of these capabilities, but more about Oracle helping its 400,000 customers continue to invest in Oracle.

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Informatica Buyout Biggest Financial Deal of Year, Sign of Times for ISVs?

09 Apr, 2015

The Informatica acquisition represents private equity’s new interest in technology companies.

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Still up for Debate: Problems and Benefits of Enterprise Data Lakes

06 Apr, 2015

Despite warnings from the experts about the perils of data lakes, enterprises are building data lakes anyway, because some still think they're a great idea.

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Liaison’s Data Platform as a Service Includes Data Mapping

03 Apr, 2015

Liaison Technologies is now offering what it calls the first dPaaS.

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Four Ways Sports Teams ‘Get’ Data Analytics Better than Business

02 Apr, 2015

If, by some chance, you’re among those who think data isn’t disruptive, you haven’t been paying attention.

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Capgemini’s Four Models for Changing the Bottom Line with Big Data

01 Apr, 2015

Find out how other companies are monetizing their own data, among other strategies.

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The Pros and Cons of Combining Master Data Management with Big Data

31 Mar, 2015

When it comes to master data management and Big Data, you may be better off leaving each to its own.

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ClearStory Data Gives Business Users In-Memory, Spark-Driven Tool

30 Mar, 2015

ClearStory Data uses what it calls a Data Harmonization Engine to power its analytics.

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Proving MDM’s Business Case Still a Challenge, Says Survey

30 Mar, 2015

You’d think master data management would be an easy sell in a world where everyone wants an accurate 360-degree view of the customer.

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How the iPaaS Market Became a Volatile Boom Town

27 Mar, 2015

Subscription revenue for the enterprise iPaaS market grew more than 60 percent in 2014. More significantly, the market attracted new players.

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Think Data Ethics Don’t Matter? You’re Wrong

25 Mar, 2015

Data analytics’ potential to impact lives may have outpaced its reliability, and this can lead to ethically questionable use of data.

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Why Big Data Needs Better Middleware Instead of Data Scientists

24 Mar, 2015

One argument says that we'll never have enough data scientists, anyway, so we better come up with a different plan.

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Five Emerging Ways to Analyze Unstructured Data

23 Mar, 2015

Most likely, you’ve heard of these technologies, but not as business analytics tools.

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Two Reasons Not Every Business Needs to Be a Data Company

20 Mar, 2015

While organizations may not have to run a data company, one way or another, every company will be data-driven.

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The Top Reason Gartner Says You Need a Chief Data Officer

18 Mar, 2015

No one is managing the data.

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The Biggest Big Data Company You’ve Never Heard of Readies for Business Use

18 Mar, 2015

Splunk is flexible enough to compete as an indexing engine or a more traditional database. Its competition? None other than Adobe, Google, IBM and Oracle.

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