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Loraine Lawson

Loraine Lawson

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It’s On: The IoT Standards Games

22 Jul, 2014

Standards are emerging for IoT, but it seems like the approaches are so different at this point, it’s hard to even say they're competing.

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Why the Internet of Things Faces a Painful Path to Adoption

21 Jul, 2014

Security, privacy, vendor lock-in and legacy architectures top one industry expert's list of concerns.

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The Internet of Things Is Bigger than Texting Refrigerators and Fitbit

18 Jul, 2014

Let’s just set the record straight now: The Internet of Things already exists.

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One Simple Reason You Need a Chief Data Officer

18 Jul, 2014

Nobody else wants to do it and nobody else is doing it.

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The Surprising New Business Driver for Prioritizing Cloud Integration

16 Jul, 2014

Organizations are still concerned with cloud integration, but the reasons why have changed.

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Why the Internet of Things Data Will Spark an IT Revolution

14 Jul, 2014

It seems the Internet of Things is teaching Big Data humility.

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Nate Silver on the Smart Play for LeBron James and Other Data Points

11 Jul, 2014

Miami or Cleveland? Neither was right for LeBron, according to data analysis by Nate Silver. He recently shared other deep thoughts on the perils of analysis.

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Google and the Serbian Crown: A Case for Universal Data Governance

10 Jul, 2014

The rise of Big Data, mobile data and the Internet of Things all make data governance and data quality more challenging.

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Meet the Next Great Crime-Stopping Hero: Data Integration

09 Jul, 2014

Learning how to better integrate data can truly change how an organization functions.

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CRM Integration Still Major Barrier to Business Goals

07 Jul, 2014

Data integration with back-end systems is a major impediment.

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Five Business-Savvy Ways to Add Strategic ‘Little Data’

04 Jul, 2014

Little data doesn’t have to be expensive or burdensome to be valuable.

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Five Ways MDM Benefits Business Users

03 Jul, 2014

Learn some of the key areas in which organizations find success if they treat data as their primary asset.

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A Case for Better Governance: Duplicate Data in Federal IT System

02 Jul, 2014

Federal IT organizations are dealing with lots of data duplication among their systems.

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New Standard Simplifies Finding and Using Internet of Things Data

01 Jul, 2014

HyperCat is an open standard developed by a UK-based consortium that makes it easy for apps to search and identify IoT data.

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Three Surprising Reasons Why Businesses Are Building Data Lakes

30 Jun, 2014

Data lakes significantly change data integration’s role in how companies handle and manage data.

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Cambridge Semantics Offers New Integration Tool

27 Jun, 2014

Cambridge Semantics' new software, Anzo Smart Data Integration, uses common conceptual business models to automate traditional data integration coding.

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CIOs Must Manage Information, Both Internal and External

26 Jun, 2014

CIOs have begun to master management of internal data but should realize that external data must also be integrated.

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How Real-World Companies Put Big Data to Work with Existing Systems

25 Jun, 2014

Expert says that for many companies, Big Data’s value has little to do with astronomical volumes of data or even social media data.

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Big Data, Cloud Pushing Adoption of Data Archiving

23 Jun, 2014

Growth of structured data is particularly a concern as organizations try to separate out useful from non-essential data.

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BI’s Next Challenge: Adoption Beyond the Management Layer

20 Jun, 2014

A survey shows that integration with third parties is still a sticking point for companies adopting business intelligence tools.

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