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28 Jun, 2018

Blockchain and the Cloud: Data Storage 2.0

28 June, 2018
Martin J. Frappolli
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A shift in technologies will expand traditional methods of data generation, data storage, and data analysis capabilities that will reduce friction and costs, while streamlining processes in many data-intensive industries like insurance. Introduction Part One of this series presented topics about the great volume of new data types, such as data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT), and how tha

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4 May, 2018

Foundations of Data Science

04 May, 2018
Anne Marie Smith, Ph.D.
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Data manipulation, analysis and data management combine with scientific methods, processes, and systems to extract knowledge or insights from large amounts of data Introduction The phrase "data science" is akin to the proverbial elephant and the eight blind men - each one imagining what an "elephant" is by what he feels in the small area to which he has access.  For some, data science is statisti

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11 Apr, 2018

Data Drives the Digitization of Insurance

11 April, 2018
Martin J. Frappolli, CPCU, FIDM, AIC
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Data generated by The Internet of Things is having a major effect on insurance companies’ approaches to enterprise data management Introduction Even before the use of computers, data was at the heart of the insurance business.  Unlike other enterprises that sell a tangible product, insurers sell a promise. In exchange for your premium dollar today, the insurer promises to pay for your future co

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23 Mar, 2018

Enterprise Architecture Defined

23 March, 2018
Samuel B. Holcman
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Samuel B. Holcman An enterprise architecture (EA) is a series of conceptual blueprints that defines the structure and operation of an organization to enable strategic progress. Enterprise Architecture (EA) explicitly describes an organization through a set of independent, non-redundant artifacts, defines how these artifacts relate with each other, and develops a set of prioritized, aligned initiat

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15 Mar, 2018

Concepts and Uses of Open Data

15 March, 2018
Paula R. Buchanan
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The use of open data is becoming more popular. Data management professionals should develop familiarity with the concept, use, and challenges of open data. Introduction The concept of open data is not new, but its use is becoming more prevalent as the availability of sources, and the validity of those sources, grows. Problems often arise because these sources are commercially valuable or can be ag

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5 Sep, 2017

A Continuing Struggle with Enterprise Architecture

05 September, 2017
John A. Zachman
Architecture

Proper enterprise architecture must include business focus and business involvement, and models of business requirements at all levels are needed as well as models for hardware, software, network, data, etc.… Introduction Recently, I received a letter from a friend of mine who was valiantly trying to initiate some architectural activity in a very large enterprise within a very important industry

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1 Jan, 2010

Getting Started On a Semantic Data Web Program

01 January, 2010
Pete Stiglich
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The Semantic data web provides a common framework that allows data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries Introduction Interest in the Semantic Web has skyrocketed, along with interest in the implications of semantic technologies on traditional data management. The promises of the Semantic Web – for example, being able to find information regardless of t

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1 Apr, 2016

Data Rationalization and Semantic Resolution

01 April, 2016
Pete Stiglich
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Data rationalization through managed metadata and data modeling, can support semantic resolution, enabling improved analysis and knowledge transfer. Introduction Across the Internet and within internal systems, ontologies are used to improve search capabilities and make inferences for improved human or computer reasoning. By relating terms in ontology, the user doesn’t need to know the exact ter

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1 Jan, 2003

Business-Focused Data Analysis

01 January, 2003
Larissa Moss
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Business-focused data analysis activities allow for understanding data and correcting any discrepancies, regardless of systems design or implementation Introduction initiative is the first attempt at bringing business data together from multiple sources in order to make it available across different departments. Organizations that use a traditional system development approach on their data warehou

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