Loraine Lawson

Loraine Lawson

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Four Questions to Ask Before Building the Data Infrastructure of Tomorrow

22 May, 2015

Business users want access to data, and to be data-driven, the company needs that access. Consider these four points when attempting to build out your new data infrastructure.

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Why Data Services Are Key to Supporting New Tech Trends

20 May, 2015

A service approach to data is a key component of a modern technology infrastructure, but data services will require new approaches to data integration.

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New Types of Data Demand New Infrastructure

15 May, 2015

It’s a truism that technology changes quickly and ages fast — and yet, despite massive network and computer evolutions, not much changed for data until Big Data came along.

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Why Cloud Infrastructure Changes Your Data Integration

13 May, 2015

Cloud infrastructure matters because of speed, both for deployment and the speed of the integration itself, experts say.

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Savvy Business Users Want Data Access Without IT Bottlenecks

11 May, 2015

Business users no longer want to wait months for IT to produce data reports; they want to access the rich data uninhibited.

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Building a Business-Friendly Data Science Team

06 May, 2015

Do you need a data team and, if so, what will the composition look like?

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IoT Data: Insights Are Hard to Achieve in an Ocean of Possibilities

05 May, 2015

It seems clear that organizations understand the value of IoT data, but they’re unclear how to actually get from point A (collect the data) to point C (derive value from the data).

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Companies Investing in More BI, Despite Reported Use of Multiple Tools

01 May, 2015

This week's data and integration news includes a report on BI tool usage, a lawsuit based on data quality, and how a Los Angeles hospital is using Apple's HealthKit to integrate data.

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Self-Serve Data Leading to Shift in Business Products, IT Responsibilities

30 Apr, 2015

One data expert foresees a shift in data discovery where business users explore data and find what’s needed, and then IT applies more rigorous data practices.

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Visualization Key to Democratization of Data

29 Apr, 2015

One data expert explains the subtle and not so subtle differences between business intelligence and data science.

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How iPaaS Is Changing Enterprise Integration

28 Apr, 2015

A report by Ovum revealed that iPaaS is gaining acceptance and broader adoption in the enterprise.

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Two Major Hadoop Vendors Call Foul on New Industry Consortium

27 Apr, 2015

Several distributors are missing from the latest consortium on the Hadoop stack, and leaders from Cloudera and MapR explain why.

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Nobody Puts Big Data in a Corner

24 Apr, 2015

Managers need a full understanding of Big Data--its three definitions and types of analytics--to best make use of it for the business.

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IoT Interoperability: A Blessing and a Curse

23 Apr, 2015

One Internet of Things expert suggests a new way of connecting devices that could open up data for searching. But do we want all that data open?

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Three Common Data Problems Lambda Architecture Solves

22 Apr, 2015

Lamba Architecture can solve issues with integration, Internet of Things and other long-standing problems by using data in a flexible, but reliable, way.

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Five Reasons Integration Is Changing

22 Apr, 2015

One data integration expert gives his reasons on why it is changing and how this could be the death of traditional integration.

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Two Use Cases Show that IoT Can Make Money and Possibly Save the World

20 Apr, 2015

Disney's and Lake George's IoT projects are very different, but they have one thing in common: Both show how the IoT can and will deliver real value.

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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 of 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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