At its core, Data Governance (DG) is all about managing data with guidance. This immediately provokes the question: Would you tolerate any of your assets to be managed without guidance? (In all likelihood, your organization has been managing data without adequate guidance and this accounts for its current, less-than-optimal state.) This program provides a practical guide to implementing DG or recharging your existing program. It provides an understanding of what Data Governance functions are required and how they fit with other Data Management disciplines. Understanding these aspects is a prerequisite to eliminate the ambiguity that often surrounds initial discussions and implement effective Data Governance/Stewardship programs that manage data in support of organizational strategy. Delegates will understand why Data Governance can be tricky for organizations due to data’s confounding characteristics.
Fresh data beats stale data for machine learning applications. This on demand webinar discusses the value of fresh data as well as different types of architecture and challenges of online prediction, it will also cover the tradeoffs between latency, staleness, and cost.
Fanatics, a popular sports apparel website and fan gear merchandiser, needed to ingest terabytes of data from multiple historical and streaming sources transactional, e-commerce, and back-office systems to a data lake on Amazon S3. Once ingested, the data would be analyzed to better identify, predict, and fulfill customer needs related to the products Fanatics offers in over 300 online and offline stores.
The Eckerson Group's Dave Wells and Cloudera's Eva Nahiri share the challenges of legacy data warehousing, the goals of modern data warehousing, and the design patterns and frameworks that help to accelerate modernization efforts.