Spotlights


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Managing Data Lakes
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This paper discusses why data lakes need to be managed and the sorts of capabilities that are required to manage them.

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Concentric Analytics for IoT
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The Internet of Things can best be imagined as a concentric series of capabilities that start at the edge with sensors and devices of various kinds.

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All about graphs: a primer
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Over the last few years graph databases have been the fastest growing sector within the database market ...

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Foundation issues for the Chief Data Officer
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Discovering and understanding your data landscape is a necessary condition for meeting the functional requirements of a CDO

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The data management implications of GDPR
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This paper discusses the EU's forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) not from a legal perspective but from the point of view of data management.

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Foundation issues for the Chief Data Officer
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Discovering, and understanding, your data landscape is a necessary condition for meeting the functional requirements of a CDO.

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Self-service data preparation
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Data preparation is the meat in the sandwich between data sources on the one hand and business intelligence, analytics and visualisation on the other.

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Moving to the Cloud
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Which comes first, the cloud or the application/technology? In our opinion there is only one answer to this question.

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Streams, events and analytics
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Stream processing is enjoying a resurgence thanks to big data and the emergence of the Internet of Things.

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All about graphs: a primer
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Graph databases are the fastest growing sector within the database market. This paper answers some common questions about graph databases.

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Self-service data preparation
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This paper discusses what self-service data preparation products offer, why they are important and what sort of features to look for.

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Advanced threat protection and remediation
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Attacks cannot be defeated with protective technologies alone, given today's technology and the sophistication of attackers, some attacks will always get through.

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Automated test case generation
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In this paper we focus on automating the testing process, it is there where we believe that the greatest savings and efficiencies can be achieved.

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Managing Cyber Business Risk - with Content Assurance and Cyber Insurance
By: Nigel Stanley

Over the past few years risks associated with technology and the internet have created a whole new sub-genre called cyber business risk. Whilst there are...

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Big data and the mainframe
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We discuss some of the issues surrounding big data deployments and how they might be resolved within the context of a mainframe environment.

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Managing indicators of compromise - taking a more proactive stance on security breach remediation
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This document introduces the concept of IOCs and explains how organisations can use them for their benefit.

Philip Howard

12th September, 2013 - Tools for Data Migration
This paper discusses the various types of tools that may or should be used to support successful data migrations.

Philip Howard

18th July, 2013 - The importance of performance to DevOps
Production performance is not normally a functional requirement for application development projects but, in our minds, it should be.

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Identity management services - bringing external services into the mix
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In the past four to five years, identity and access management technologies and services have seen considerable evolution and innovation.

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Data Masking
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In this paper we shall discuss why it is important, why you should consider using a tool, and what features you should look for.