The Rising Strategic Value of the Chief Data Officer

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...

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5 Recommendations for Big Data Success as a Chief Data Officer

The evolution of big data over recent years has resulted in a new role that has been gaining industry traction – the Chief Data Officer (CDO). As executives begin to recognize the business value...

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#SmartDataChat on Twitter Examines Governance in Era of Big Data

Cambridge Semantics’ #SmartDataChat on Twitter May 25, 2016 provided an engaging conversation with several well-respected industry observers regarding data governance in the era of big data...

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Anzo Smart Data Manager and the Necessity of Data Transformation

Data transformation is one of the most vital facets of data management. Prior to integrating data sources, conducting analytics, or utilizing data in most operational applications, data must be...

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A New Approach to BCBS 239 and Beyond: The Smart (Semantic) Data Lake

We are at an inflection point in the financial services industry. The evolving and overwhelming demands of regulatory compliance have forced organizations to acknowledge the need for data governance...

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Controlling Data Governance with Semantics

Regardless of the ROI of any data-centered solution, upper level management will not support it unless it adheres to governance and security conventions. By definition, data governance formalizes...

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The Three Pitfalls of Data Lakes

Data lakes are no longer anomalies. Consolidating all of an organization’s data—unstructured, semi-structured, and structured—into a single repository for integration, access, and analytics purposes...

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5 Data Lake Capabilites Essential to Business Success

Many data lake projects achieve their IT objective: cheap storage of all enterprise data in raw form, but fail in their business objective to deliver value from this data. Why? Because making the...

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Retiring (Your Applications) to the Lake

Legacy applications that have exceeded their useful life can be expensive to maintain. They often require specialized skills and old versions of software and hardware to support. But, they can also...

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Key Regulatory Reporting Challenges Solved by the Smart Data Lake

Ernst and Young just released their 2015 Federal Reserve regulatory reporting survey looking at how firms are adapting to the new standards. The survey covered 5 key topics but two stood out as...

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