Building your Data Democracy
Building Your Data Democracy In a “pure” data democracy every end user can access the value of all your organization’s data. They can use simple…
Alex Gorelik January 28, 2019
TechNews: Survey Shows Most Execs Blame Company Culture for Data Failures
Last week, NewVantage Partners released the results of its annual big data survey, which queried top executives from 65 Fortune 1000 companies and found that…
Alex Gorelik January 10, 2019
TechNews: Healthcare Facing Big Data Dilemma
Last week, Health IT Analytics ran an article about a recent IDC report that projected the volume of big data to grow faster in healthcare…
Alex Gorelik December 11, 2018
Data Catalogs: A Big Must-Have for Big Data
You can’t say data catalogs haven’t gotten their due credit. Demand for them has certainly soared as organizations move to get their data assets in…
Alex Gorelik November 27, 2018
TechNews: Every Company a Data Company?
Every Company a Data Company? An article recently appeared in Forbes that served up a warning: even if you think your company isn’t a data…
Alex Gorelik October 30, 2018
TechNews: Parkinson’s Charity Leaps into the Cloud for a Cure
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that embracing big data in the cloud for smarter, data-driven decision making isn’t just about enabling business–it’s also helping organizations…
Alex Gorelik October 18, 2018
Strata Data Conference: It’s a Wrap!
Another Strata Data Conference has come and gone. As I walked the floor last week, I noticed a new air of excitement. As tech trends…
Alex Gorelik September 28, 2018
Waterline Data Launches on Microsoft Azure HDInsight at Ignite 2018
Today we have very exciting news from Microsoft Ignite! As Microsoft announced on their blog, the Waterline Data Catalog is now available on Microsoft Azure…
Alex Gorelik September 24, 2018
Waterline Data Delivers AI Based Data Catalog to MapR
Read Alex Gorelik’s blog on integrating MapR and Waterline Data, here.
Mike Odenheimer September 12, 2018
Data Catalogs: “Don’t Know What You Got Until…”
Joni Mitchell, Janet Jackson and the ‘80s hair band Cinderella are just some of the musicians that will agree: you don’t know what you’ve got…
Alex Gorelik September 6, 2018
TechNews: What CDOs and CAOs Want You to Know
Last week, InformationWeek checked in on how Chief Data Officers and Chief Analytics Officers are faring within the organizations that hired them to help put…
Alex Gorelik August 23, 2018
Even Non-Regulated Organizations Must Adopt GDPR Best Practices to Compete
“We’re moving from defense to offense. After years of focusing on regulatory and compliance reporting, we are pivoting to use our data assets for innovation.”…
Alex Gorelik August 15, 2018
What California’s New Privacy Law Means for Your Business
One month after GDPR went live, seemingly out of nowhere California passed its own consumer privacy act, which by 2020 will give California-based consumers similar…
Alex Gorelik August 9, 2018
TechNews: The Chief Data Officer Role – Searching for Consensus
TechTarget recently covered a survey that shows how the role of the chief data officer (CDO) is being defined within organizations today. While most companies…
Alex Gorelik August 7, 2018

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