Five Indispensable Best Practices for Communicating Your Data Governance Strategy

A comprehensive Data Governance strategy is the best way for an organization to ensure that its data is accessible, accurate, and secure. However, even the best Data Governance implementations can be derailed by misunderstandings and lack of buy-in. Continue reading Five Indispensable Best Practices for Communicating Your Data Governance Strategy

Data Warehouses, Analytic Databases and Hadoop – How are they different?

A number of people I have spoken to have a hard time differentiating between various solutions for traditional data warehousing and the upcoming big data solutions. At Knowledgent, we have a very simple way of looking at them.

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Top 10 questions for choosing the best SQL-on-Hadoop solution

More organizations are turning to Hadoop for their Big Data analytics needs, specifically storing and processing large datasets. Hadoop and its collection of components – HDFS, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Zookeeper, etc. – provide a platform to store a large quantity of data and batch process this data for analysis. Continue reading Top 10 questions for choosing the best SQL-on-Hadoop solution

Introducing the New Knowledgent Blog

I’m very pleased to be writing our very first post for our brand new Knowledgent company blog.

Knowledgent is a company that helps organizations to maximize business results through data and analytics. As we’ve helped our clients at all phases of development, from innovation to data value realization, we’ve amassed a wealth of data-focused use cases and analytic insights.

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