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Blockchain  |  Data Management

The Applications of Blockchain in Data Management

Blockchain is one of the most important new technologies that has impacted the business world in the last decade. Along with cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotic process automation (RPA), blockchain is transforming business operations and challenging traditional methods the world over. For those who are considering adoption for one of its many applications, blockchain can hold great promise.

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Big Data  |  Data Management

Four Ways the Data Scientist Has Evolved to the 21st Century

In 1989, I took my first decision sciences course and started coding in SAS at the age of 20. I greatly enjoyed pulling discoveries buried within mounds of data, although and even small datasets had many discoveries back then. At the root of every model I’ve built, even the simplest, was a solid understanding and foundational rigor of statistical theory. When computing simple statistics or developing descriptive models, I thought through the math behind the model and how this would impact the formation, application, and interpretation.

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14 Steps to a Successful ECM Implementation

Making an ECM implementation successful requires planning and attention to detail. The best way to create the right solution is to identify organizational goals and priorities. Learn how to manage a successful implementation in our free guide.

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Data Management  |  Document Management  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

Connecting the Dots between Documents, Content, and Data

Since the 1980s, relational databases have been used to store business information. They were a huge step forward over hierarchical databases, which organized data into rigid tree-like structures with connections between data elements defined by the links in the structures.

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Data Management

7 Reasons to Break Your Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) Addiction

In many cases, hundreds of millions of records can be handled with split-second response times, especially when dealing with aggregate queries on modern hardware. But today, a considerable number of organizations are clinging to 90s ETL technology. ETL seems to be an addiction for IT organizations because they still consider millions of records a lot of data. But having more memory than data may allow for these organizations to have their cake and eat it too. And today, getting to this point is dirt-cheap.

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Data Management  |  Intelligent Information Management (IIM)

8 Things about an Information-Driven Business

Adapted from Information-Driven Business: How to Manage Data and Information for Maximum Advantage, by Robert Hillard. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Reprinted with permission. Everyone recognizes the need to get more value from their information assets. The following are eight things for an Information-Driven Business to consider.

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Data Management  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

8 Things to Consider When Decommissioning Legacy Data to an ECM Suite

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