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Textual Search and Analysis

Textual search and textual analysis are related, but they are not synonymous. Introduction For many years, text has been the great “black hole” of computer technology. There have been many reasons why text has proven to be such a great

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ETL Test Automation Planning for DW

Applying DevOps-style test automation to projects can guarantee a high level of data quality in any business intelligence / analytics initiative. Introduction According to a CIO.com article, Gartner Group recently stated that between 70 and 80 percent of business intelligence initiatives

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The Four Types of Chief Data Officers

Every organization, in every industry, needs a Chief Data Officer (CDO). Use these guidelines and criteria to choose the one with the optimal skills and background for success Introduction Although the chief data officer role is a relatively new addition

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Planning for Data Mapping Projects

It is essential to develop a plan for data mapping in advance of the project to ensure success in ETL, data integration, and business intelligence / analytics efforts Introduction Planning is arguably the most important stage of the entire data

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Electronic Records: Definition, Principles, and Applications

Electronic records and their management have transformed how organizations collect, organize, and use a variety of information formats in any organization, not only pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical companies. Introduction The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established regulations for

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7 Common Myths about the Zachman Architecture Framework

The Zachman Framework is a thinking tool. Its abstract nature has led to the proliferation of some myths that hinder its understanding and adoption. Introduction Widely misunderstood and misrepresented, the Zachman Architecture Framework is simply a thinking tool, not a

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Business Analyst Mindset Defined

What makes a business analyst exceptional? Although skill competency is important, the business analyst mindset plays a crucial role in the success of any business change. Introduction Business analysis is widely acknowledged as a profession and a critical competency required

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Basics of Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is a combination of technology and processes used to allow the recording of transactions and their metadata permanently and with validation. It is an essential component of trusted security operations. Introduction The blockchain technology is a frequently mentioned term

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