Last month, the Cambridge Semantics team set off to New York City for Strata + Hadoop World 2016, or what Wired likes to call, “the lollapalooza of big data conferences.”
Last month, Cambridge Semantics held its inaugural Life Sciences Smart Data Discovery and Analytics Forum in Boston. At this forum, leaders in Life Sciences and Big Data met to discuss the application of smart data technology to research and development, clinical trial and healthcare data to gain more actionable insights and shorten the overall product lifecycle.
A picture is worth a thousand words they say, and this remains true for data discovery and analytics. For centuries, graphs and maps have been used to help us simplify, understand and convey large amounts of data in a universal manner. And with the evolution of technology, we can now visualize increasingly complex information at lightning-fast speeds.
As organizations recognize the positive impact that big data has on a company’s performance and innovation, the position of Chief Data Officer (CDO) continues to grow in prominence across numerous industries.
Conventional data analytics utilizes dashboards, visualizations, search, and other tools to determine appropriate data for integrated, targeted use cases. Smart data analytics techniques, on the other hand, leverage linked data graphs, comprehensive data models, and a semantic standards-based approach to publish results to those same popular tools.
The CEO of ACME Corporation wants to further understand and gain value from their data. He has asked the CIO to create a data lake. John and Jim are then tasked with building the data lake by the CIO.
We wish to take this opportunity to introduce Steve Hamby, recently announced as Managing Director Government here at Cambridge Semantics. In this newly created position, Steve serves Cambridge Semantics’ federal government customers seeking insights from big data discovery, analysis and data management solutions to provide more timely, accurate and customizable information to staff, citizens, media and businesses.
In recent years, government agencies have developed an interest in semantic-based smart data discovery and analytic solutions. From enabling more transparent relationships with the public to improving productivity, government organizations are learning the value of big data analytics.
Our Chief Technology Officer Sean Martin and Vice President of Engineering Barry Zane will be speaking at the Enterprise DATAVERSITY: Data Strategy and Analytics Forum next week in Chicago, September 19 - 22, 2016. The event brings developers, business executives, analytics and data professionals together to discuss the key data strategies necessary to create a successful, modern data analytics organization.
Comprehending semantic technology is no longer an arduous task for the back offices of data-savvy organizations. Business users and C-level executives are starting to comprehend the basics of the technologies that are increasingly impacting their jobs.