The Smart Data Blog

Show Recap: Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2017

Posted by Marty Loughlin on Mar 21, 2017 5:02:00 PM

Earlier this month, the Cambridge Semantics team set off for Grapevine, Texas, for the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2017 to join more than 3,000 big data industry customers, Gartner analysts and solution providers in the continuing discussion on driving business intelligence and analytics forward.

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Topics: Data Lake, Graph

Q&A with Carl Reed, Enterprise Architect, Technology Strategist and Advisor

Posted by Kirk Newell on Mar 14, 2017 1:01:00 PM

We’d like to introduce you to a new member of our industry advisory council: Carl Reed, formerly managing director at global financial services company Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. Carl is an expert in data discovery and analytics for financial institutions, and recently participated in our Tweet Chat earlier this month on “An Insider’s View: Finding Value with Data Engineering & Semantic Standards in Finance.”

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Topics: Data Management, Data Governance, Financial Services, FIBO, Graph, Analytics

Five Big Data Industry Predictions for 2017 from Our CEO

Posted by Kirk Newell on Dec 30, 2016 2:51:07 PM

As we approach the end of 2016, we sat down with our CEO, Chuck Pieper, to discuss the future of big data and get his predictions for 2017. Here are his thoughts.

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Topics: Big Data, Graph, Analytics, Unstructured Data

Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

Posted by Kirk Newell on Dec 27, 2016 8:25:00 PM

In September 2016 Cambridge Semantics attended Strata+Hadoop World 2016 in New York, NY. While we were there, Marty Loughlin, our VP of Financial Services, spoke to a gathering of attendees about who we are and what our platform does. Here is his presentation.

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Topics: Smart Data, Data Integration, Big Data, Anzo, Graph, Smart Data Lake, Unstructured Data

Why Data Discovery Demands Data Visualization

Posted by Barry Zane on Oct 6, 2016 12:05:47 PM

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.

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Topics: Smart Data, Data Management, Graph, Analytics

Semantics 101

Posted by Patrick Wall on Aug 17, 2016 12:30:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Smart Data, Semantics, Semantic Web, Ontology, Graph

Semantic Graph Databases: The Evolution of Relational Databases [SlideShare]

Posted by Kirk Newell on Jul 28, 2016 12:30:00 PM


In this webinar Barry Zane, our Vice President of Engineering and an industry expert in Database technologies, discusses Semantic Graph databases as the next step in the evolution of Relational databases.

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Topics: Smart Data, Graph, Smart Data Lake

Enterprise Analytics at Scale Using Graph Database [Slideshare]

Posted by Kirk Newell on May 17, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Whether they are doing research for regulatory compliance, trade surveillance, 360-degree customer awareness, drug discovery or clinical trial site selection, enterprises can benefit from the power of semantic graph analytics. Developing a complete Smart Data Lake™ solution by combining business analysis tools for modeling, mapping and analyzing graph data with a massively parallel, in-memory, semantic graph database enables enterprises to utilize interactive, open standards-based, semantic graph analytics at big data scale.

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Topics: Graph, Analytics, Smart Data Lake

The Triple Crown of Graph Databases: Anzo Graph Query Engine

Posted by Patrick Wall on May 4, 2016 2:00:00 PM

All of the possibilities of big data analytics, semantic graph databases, and Smart Data Lakes™ have been realized with the emergence of Anzo Graph Query Engine (AGQE).

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Topics: Graph, Analytics, Smart Data Lake

In Case You Missed It: On-demand Webinar on Smart Data Lakes

Posted by Raj Tekchandani on Sep 28, 2015 5:58:04 PM

We had a record attendance at our webinar, Smart Data Lakes - Game Changing, Graph-Based Data Discovery, Analytics and Governance for the Enterprise. Presenters Ben Szekely, Marty Loughlin and Jim LaPointe talked about how the Anzo Smart Data Lake™ delivers unprecedented data value, turning data assets into extreme insight and competitive advantage for companies in Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, Financial Services and many other industries. The webinar also included a demostration. In case you missed it - you can watch the recording here

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Topics: Smart Data, Big Data, Graph, NoSQL, Analytics