Given the explosion in the volume, variety and velocity of data growth, it is clear that big data has a low value per byte compared to the traditional enterprise data. An oft repeated analogy to this is a gold mine where you dig tons of dirt to discover an ounce of gold. But, enterprises can still
More and more, organizations are asking how MDM fits in with other emerging trends – namely big data, mobile and cloud. We’ll discuss how these trends intersect.
Big Data - For today's post, big data means the overall umbrella of social media data, unstructured documents, streaming data from
Healthcare involves several domains of data, including patient/person, provider, insurance and reference data. Outside of healthcare, the patient/person domain would be called customer, and in a real sense, the healthcare patient is a customer of the payer or the healthcare provider. Increasingly,
Mike Martin may be the only IBM Champion with an album currently available on iTunes. Based in the Philadelphia area, Mike and his band, Lo-Fi Genius, recorded an album, This is Rocket Science, including the song, “George Wendt Lives in My Building.” After all, George Wendt really did live in Mike
Big data is a new natural resource. Like other natural resources, big data needs to be successfully mined, refined and delivered in order to create value.
Organizations first need to mine big data through Exploration. Exploration is finding, connecting and understanding the value of all available
The field for the Elite 8 from the "Big Data Smart Sixteen" is set! In the Marketing region, Faster Reporting & Analytics’ star player faltered against the unselfish play and sharing of deeper customer insight of Predicting Customer Behavior (PCB). Paired with the energy and cheers from their
Big data bracketologists are busily selecting their top picks and priorities for the "Smart Sixteen" Big Data Management Tournament. What's most important to Marketing, IT, Finance and Infrastructure? Which business challenge will come out on top? Make your picks today!
I get asked from time to time how Master Data Management (MDM) relates to my work in Sensemaking Systems. There is sufficient confusion to warrant a blog post on this subject, so here it is.
Different missions, different tools. Some organizations will use one or the other; most organizations
Master Data Management is proven to be an efficient discipline empowered by technology components used to create and maintain a single view of core enterprise entities (like customer, product and reference data), derive and maintain relationships between the master entities, and help transform