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Alternative facts

Alternative facts

Alternative facts are not facts, or are they?

What does it take to innovate?

What does it take to innovate?

It is widely acknowledged that big companies routinely struggle to innovate. Maybe they are forgetting there’s always more than one...

We need a little Jerry Springer

We need a little Jerry Springer

Data management orthodoxy is failing. Regulators threaten prison but maybe what we need is a little Jerry Springer!

From data lake to data swamp

From data lake to data swamp

“Our data lake turned into a data swamp!” We are hearing this observation more often. Why is this happening and...

Plugging your toaster into a nuclear power station

Plugging your toaster into a nuclear power station

We call it the “Last Mile Problem” and we see it a lot. Financial institutions consume a lot of market...

Could a robot do your job?

Could a robot do your job?

Artificial intelligence is advancing. Medical diagnosis, stock trading, even cow milking are applications being applied to artificial intelligence techniques today....

No-nonsense summary of data management generations

No-nonsense summary of data management generations

Data management software vendors are notorious for excessively complicated, jargon-filled or confused explanations of their technology and its benefits. This blog...

Digging up the road one regulation at a time

Digging up the road one regulation at a time

The alphabet soup of regulatory demands continues to occupy our minds and budgets.  One constant theme – we are now...

Legacy data management vendors: You’re fired!

Legacy data management vendors: You’re fired!

Insurgent software vendors are using both new technology and fresh thinking to disrupt legacy data management vendors. The 2008 crisis...

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