Enterprise Information Management in the 21st Century

EIM in the age of Semantcs, Big Data, and Social Media

Link Roundup – September 24, 2012

A day late, hopefully not a dollar short…Here are some links in the world of Enterprise Information Management that you may have missed last week:

Big Data

Building a Better Ball Team with Big Data: Lessons for Executives (ITBusinessEdge) – A topical application of Big Data, since my Giants clinched the division over the weekend…

Two Datas (Information Management) – Is Big Data really “different”?

Big Data, Smart Networks Key to Better Patient Care (The Champion Community) – A roadmap to using Big Data in a place it can be utilized ver effectively…

Finding a Needle in a Needle Stack (Pervasive) – Learning to separate the important stuff you’re looking for from the important stuff you aren’t looking for from the noise…

Sharing the Profits of Big Data Capture (The Sydney (AU) Morning Herald) – Why do the people generating all this Big Data have no say in how it’s used? The Human Face of Big Data project aims to change that…

What Executives Don’t Know About Big Data (Harvard Business Review) – And it’s accomplished in only about 500 words!

How Hadoop Changes Video, Sonar and Other Image Analysis (ITBusinessEdge) – An interview with a practitioner…

Market and Business Drivers for Big Data Analytics (DataInformed) – David Loshin asks the toughest question to those looking at the latest shiny object…”Is it reasonable?”

Five Successful Big Data Consumer Applications (Tech Week Europe) – Yes, they are out there…

GoodData Hits a Gusher with Big Data (Forbes) – A quick look at a successful Big Data company…

How Disney Built a Big Data Platform on a Startup Budget (GigaOm) – Startup projects at big companies have a spotty record of success…

Every Tweet Ever Written is Now Available to Search and Analyze, Thanks to Gnip (VentureBeat) – Now, THAT’s Big Data…

All the TV News Since 2009, in One Web Site (New York Times) – The Internet Archive just gets bigger and bigger…

Data Governance

Delivering Big Data Governance in Telco (Data Quality Pro) – Sunil Soares discusses governance issues in one industry that already has Big Data…

Goldilocks and Data Layers (Data Roundtable) – My data layers are too large…

Master Data Management Grows Up, Part 1: Social Media (ITBusinessEdge) – Sounds remarkably like one of my sessions at SAS DataFlux IDEAS next month…

Master Data Management Grows Up, Part 2: The Cloud (ITBusiness Edge) – An idea that’s a little bit ahead of its time…

Master Data Management Grows Up, The Finale: Big Data (ITBusinessEdge) – Big Data may cause a paradigm shift in MDM thinking… 

Nobody Said It Was Easy (The Data Roundtable) – I never thought I’d ever reference Coldplay in my blog, but, hey, I just report the news…

Data Quality

Data Quality is a Fatally Flawed Approach (IMM) – More background on why this blog is not called “Enterprise Data Management…

Data Quality: The Missing Dynamic (Musings of a Data Geek) – Examining the inverse relationship between organizational efficiency and data quality…

Books That Influenced My Thinking: Ries and Trout’s Positioning (Data Roundtable) – Where is Data Quality in your list of priorities?

Killing Keystrokes (Liliendahl on Data Quality) – Techniques to reduce the 5% human-error-rate…

The Dog and the Frisbee and Data Quality Management (Ken O’Connor, Data Consultant) – Integrating tactical requirements in legislation is always a losing proposition…

Linked/Open Data

Linked Geo Data Browser and Editor (Linked GeoData) – I have to ask – what is a “slippy map”? (Similar to a line from Monty Python – “What is a Hen Teaser?”)

Don Tapscott: Four Principles for the Open World (TED Talks) – Even an open world needs guiding principles…

Beth Novek: Think About How to Open Up the API of Government(Gov20.govfresh) – Another TED talk, this time about open government…

Congress Launches congress.gov in Beta, Doesn’t Open the Data (O’Reilly) – It looks like the US has some things to learn from the rest of the world in this case…

Dive Into Linked Data at FusePool (SemanticWeb.com) – Patent mining and links to disparate data sets…

We Are an Open World (AI3) – Openness makes us human…

The Growing Importance of Sharing Metadata via APIs (Programmable Web) – In an effort to demystify the black art of SEO…

Semantics

MyHeritage Automates Record-Matching as Genealogy Wars Heat Up (GigaOm) – So you thought Ancestry.com was a monopoly?

In Response to Industry Angst, Code-N Releases the “Green Field Finder” for Early Access Customers (PRWeb) – In case you’re interested in developing the next wonder drug…

Mind Maps Just Begging for RDF Triples and Formal Models (Linked Data and URIs for Enterprises) – This is the reason I’ve been in the computer industry for over 25 years…let’s find out how our minds work…

Linking XBRL to RDF: The Road to Extracting Financial Data for Business Value (SemanticWeb.com) – Fo you financial reporting types…Semantics can make XBRL reporting quite a bit easier…

The Best Papers from I-Semantics 2012 (The Semantic Web Company) – Cutting-edge research from an important recent conference…

Fujitsu Tries to Get a Robot Into College (IT News) – And it would probably do better than many students, based on what I hear from my high-school-aged daughter…

Big Data and the Semantic Web: Their Paths Will Cross (SemanticWeb.com) – Automated processing will be required to process ever-increasing data volumes – rather obvious, but important to stress…

Artificial Intelligence, Powered by Many Humans (MIT Technology Review) – The crowd-sourced personal assistant…

Did I miss anything? Please let me know in the comments…

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