Enterprise Information Management in the 21st Century

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

Link Roundup – October 1, 2012

Three quarters of 2012 down, one to go…Here are some links to things you may have missed last week…

Big Data

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century (Harvard Business Review) – Well, as a bass player, I’m happy in the back, standing next to my amp in a T-shirt, just playing…

Where Sentiment Analysis Heads Next (Information Week) – Mining social data to learn more about your customers…

Graph Databases: The New Way to Access Super-Fast Social Data (Mashable Tech) – Exploring new techniques for accessing complex data sets in the new Big Data world…

Management Still Needs to be Educated on Big Data (Informatica) – The importance of getting executives to go beyond the airplane magazine…

The New Wave of Data as a Service (Dataversity) – Just getting your head around Saas? That was so 2010…

IDEAS and the Five-Year Engagement (Data Roundtable) – Rich Murnane reflects on past predictions and anticipates new ones. I hope to meet you there. Rich…

Big Data Analytics a Big Benefit for Marketing Departments (CIO) – Marketing and Big Data – a match made in heaven…

Big Data: Polluter or Environmentalist? (Silicon Angle) – The greening of data centers handling Big Data…

Predicting Customers’ (Unedited) Behavior (Harvard Business Review) – Big Data = People + Algorithms, in that order…

Infographic: Making the Case for Big Data Analytics and Intelligence (TechRepublic) – Another nice picture of the business case for moving to these new technologies…

Big Data Analytics for Big Business Value: Is This Real? (Information Week) – A roadmap for gaining business value with Big Data analysis…

Analysis v Promotion v Story: A Tale of Three Audiences (Visual.ly) – Make sure your analysis products speaks to the right audience…

Data Demand, Bottlenecks, and the Need for High-Performance Data Replication, Part 4 of 4 (Attunity) – David Loshin points out that more data needs management like traffic flows on a highway…

Best Practices for Managing Big Data (Forbes) – An argument in favor of virtualization…

Inside Big Data Analytics: How Some Companies Are Pushing New Horizons (Spotfire) – Big data and biology research…

Will Big Data Kill All But The Biggest Retailers? (Harvard Business Review) – It’s not just Wal Mart that’s causing this…

Man City Drags Big Data into Big Football (The Register) – It still won’t help them beat Chelsea this year ;-)

BI Integration with Hadoop: What Does It Mean? (Information Management) – Are you sure your BI vendor can use Hadoop environments? Take this test and see…

Can You Live Without a Data Scientist? (Harvard Business Review) – Well, if you’re determined to be unsexy…

Who’s Really Using Big Data (Harvard Business Review) – A survey that tells us that we’re pretty much where we think we are…

How to Use Big Data to Stop Customer Churn (CIO) – The use of this new technology to solve an old problem…

For the Future of Big Data Startups, Look to Facebook (GigaOm) – A look at some new green fields…

Big Data and Marketing: Creativity Meets Science (Pervasive) – How Big Data can change the paradigm of marketing campaigns…


Data Governance

Open Government Partnership Marks First Anniversary (NextGov) – Much has been done, much is left to do…

‘That Trick Never Works’: Time for New Tricks with Data Stewardship? (ITBusinessEdge) –  As long as stewardship is viewed as an “additional responsibility” instead of a job title, they will always be frustrated…

Workshop Agenda for an MDM Implementation During the Initial Phase (Data Management Blog) – A nice checklist of topics to cover…Don’t forget the cold cuts!

Reasons Why Cloud MDM Makes Perfect Sense (Informatica) – A witness for the prosecution…

Data Privacy Issues Present New Data Governance Challenges (SearchSecurity) – A nice summation of recent developments in a thorny area of new technologies…

Data Governance Is the New Black (Gartner) – It’s what all the people want to know about…

Modeling for Master Data Management (Data Quality Pro) – An interview with John Owens, renowned modeling expert…

Enterprise Information Management in Action (IBM) – EIM at the hypothetical Global Zoo…

Semantic Glossary Supports MDM Governance (Information Management) – Pharmaceutical company uses semantics to assist MDM governance, film at 11…

The New Uses for MDM (ITBusinessEdge) – I can’t improve on the title…

Acquiring Right Talent for MDM Implementation (The MDM Geek) – A discussion of assembling a team for MDM project success….

Wanted: Managers with Data Know-How (All Analytics) – You need to produce reports with a knowledge of the business context, not just to requirements…

BI Trends and Strategies (TechTarget) – An e-magazine with several good articles from your friends at First San Francisco Partners…


Data Quality

Facing Maturity: Transforming the Methodology (Data Roundtable) – Joyce Norris-Montanari reminds us to add data profiling to software development projects…The voice of experience…

International Data Quality (Data Value Talk) – More detail on a fascinating topic…

Data Quality Along the Timeline (Lilendahl on Data Quality) – Measuring the difference between data quality projects and ongoing maintenance…

Don’t Get Caught in the Statistical Cobwebs of Data Quality (EMC) – Cleaning a sample of data is not necessarily the same thing as cleaning the entire dataset…

Data Goblins and Hobgoblins (Nicola Askham) – Data quality in Middle Earth…

Machine-to-Machine Data and the Expectation for Data Quality (Data Roundtable) – How can you tell that a data instance is aberrant behavior, or a failure?

Data Sounding Board: The Data Asset (Data Roundtable) – An audio interview with Tony Fisher, until recently the head honcho at DataFlux…

Help Santa’s Sleigh Get to the Right Place (Experian) – Retailers continue to struggle with customer-entered shipping information accuracy…

Are You a Data Whisperer? (Trillium) – I’d tell you, but you wouldn’t be able to hear… 

Resurrecting the Prodigal Son: Data Quality (MSDN) – A nice summary of data quality from the Microsoft perspective…

Data Lessons from Knight Capital (Data Roundtable) – Attention to data quality and profiling can save millions of dollars…

The Two Sides of Data In-e-quality (Thoughts on Data Management) – A clever turn of phrase…

Three Ways to Align Data Quality to Your Company Goals (The Data Geek) – The data quality balancing act…

iOS6, Apple Maps, and the Biggest Data Quality Story This Year (The Practitioner’s Guide to Data Quality) – You know I just had to have at least on link on this story…


Linked/Open Data

Ontodia Preps Smart-City Data Marketplace (Semantic Web) – Continued advancement of a “linked answers” project specific to New York City…Sure to come to a city near you before you know it…

CKAN at OKFestival: Raw Data Now! (CKAN) – An argument for publishing as much data as you can as fast as you can…

Summarization and Relevance of Linked Data Facts (Slideshare) – The importance of being relevant…

Core Business and Core Location Vocabularies Piloted in Greece (EU Joinup) – Sometimes it takes near total destruction to get things right…

Italian Guidelines for Semantic Interoperability via Linked Open Data (iricelino.org) – Since I took German in high school, I won’t be able to contribute to this initiative…

It’s All Semantics: Open Data, Linked Data, and the Semantic Web (ReadWriteWeb) – An attempt to clean up sloppy semantics, which is rather ironic…


Semantics

Jybe Takes Machine-Learning to Leisure and Entertainment Recommendations (Semantic Web) – This reminds me of a “Weird Al” Yankovic lyric – “But I only watched ‘Will and Grace’ one time, one day – Wished I hadn’t cause TiVo now thinks I’m gay”

Finland Is About to Begin Using Crowdsourcing to Create New Laws (GigaOm) – Will the advance of technology enable true democracy? Would that be something that would even be desirable?

The Importance of RDFa – Infographic (Mind Development and Design) – RDFa makes your content make sense…

Jim Hendler on the Semantic Web (Semantic Web) – An audio interview with one of the founding fathers…

The Library of Congress Publishes thomas.gov Replacement- API-Based congress.gov (Semantic Web) – thomas.gov has been a great resource on the US Government – now the information retrieval will be automated…

Insights from the SemTechBiz Conference – UK (Semantic Web) – The view from Europe…

R2RML and A Direct Mapping of Relational Data to RDF Are W3C Recommendations (W3C) – A key milestone to realizing what I consider the “killer app” of Semantic technology…more here

How Search and Social Engines Are Using Semantic Search (Search Engine Land) – A great overview of the recent history of semantic-enabled search…

SPARQL 1.1′s New VALUES Keyword (BobDC) – The technical application of filtering RDF data a new way…

Did I miss anything? Let me know in the comments…and have a great week!

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