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Are You an Elmer Fudd Data Hunter?
“Be vewy vewy quiet. I’m hunting data!” If you work with data, chances are you’ve uttered that embellished Elmer Fudd line at least once. And…
Todd Goldman October 25, 2017
 
 
Data Fingerprinting Part II: Automatically Inferring Data Lineage
In my earlier post, I wrote about how Waterline uses a combination of data profiling with machine learning to create a new process called data…
Todd Goldman September 26, 2017
 
 
Looking at Atlas and Navigator? Do You Need a Metadata Repository or Do You Really Need a Data Catalog?
I have been having a lot of conversations lately with organizations that are implementing “Big Data” and have seen many organizations consider using Atlas or…
Todd Goldman September 20, 2017
 
 
Pulling Your Data Out of the Fog (Part 3 of 3)
I last wrote about how most organizations are relying on the street light method to find data. I also presented our solution to the problem:…
Alex Gorelik August 31, 2017
 
 
Pulling Your Data Out of the Fog (Part 2 of 3)
The challenge: most organizations are relying on the street light method to find data. They’re searching for data only where they can see, where there…
Alex Gorelik August 23, 2017
 
 
Why is a Data Catalog the Next Critical Big Data PLATFORM Component?
Most industry analysts talk about data catalogs as if they are just a simple database of metadata with a search user interface on them. The…
Todd Goldman August 21, 2017
 
 
Pulling Your Data Out of the Fog (Part 1 of 3)
Everyone’s heard of cloud computing. But for those of us from San Francisco, where we live much of our lives in low clouds, it’s fitting…
Alex Gorelik August 16, 2017
 
 
Top 10 Capabilities to Look for in a Data Catalog
Since the data cataloging space is relatively new, many organizations don’t know what to look for in an enterprise data catalog. To help shed some…
Todd Goldman July 18, 2017
 
 
Data Fingerprinting – The Magic is Finally Revealed
One of the most consistent questions we received about the Waterline Data Catalog is “what is data fingerprinting and how does it work?”  Data fingerprinting…
Todd Goldman May 23, 2017
 
 
Search is NOT a Data Catalog
In talking with prospective customers, I am finding there is a lot of confusion about what makes a data catalog. Lately, we’ve seen some companies…
Todd Goldman April 19, 2017
 
 
How data management is like cleaning up after my teenage daughters
Do you (or your organization) waste too much time searching for data and not enough time actually using it? Me too. In fact, most Chief…
Todd Goldman April 4, 2017
 
 
Top 4 reasons you need a data catalog
I’ve been reading a lot lately on the thoughts of different industry analysts about the importance of data catalogs or information catalogs and why you…
Todd Goldman March 16, 2017

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