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The Upsurge in Use of Data Catalog

Which other challenge do data-driven enterprises face in addition to the hurdle of poor or dirty data? The answer is – finding where their data, both structured and unstructured, is stored. Corporations that rely on copious amounts of data run into this problem sooner th

| 09 Jan 2020

5 Data Analytics Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

5 Data Analytics Trends to watch out for in 2020. The end of the year throws up the inevitable question – which trends in data analytics shall emerge or be prevalent the next year? There’s little doubt that data and its analysis made even more gains in 2019 compared to th

| 01 Jan 2020

How to Deploy Slowly Changing Dimensions?

How to Deploy Slowly Changing Dimensions? In the previous blog, I had explained the different types of Slowly Changing Dimensions (SCD) that can be used in dimensional modeling for tracking changes. In this blog, I shall be focusing on the Type 2 form of SCD (Slowly Chan

| 03 Dec 2019

Homomorphic Encryption is about to go Mainstream

Homomorphic Encryption is about to go Mainstream Homomorphic encryption has been around as a concept in academia but it’s only now that it has started to be used in the world of business. Two things have made that possible: this form of encryption has gotten fast enough,

| 27 Nov 2019

Data Centric: When Data Becomes the Business of Every Business

Data Centric: When Data Becomes the Business of Every Business Enterprises globally are evolving. Much of it has got to do with data. Already, some of the world’s big Internet and IT companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft have become data-centric businesses. Such a

| 25 Oct 2019

What is a Slowly Changing Dimension, and the Logic in Implementation

What is a Slowly Changing Dimension, and the Logic in Implementation In business, one of the most important resources you need to manage is time; you have only X number of hours in a day in which you have to complete your tasks. This is especially true when you are worki

| 11 Jul 2019

What is a Recommendation Engine and How it Works?

How Does Recommendation Engine work? In today’s digital world, a recommendation engine is one of the most powerful tools for marketing. What Is A Recommendation Engine? A recommendation engine is nothing but an information filtering system composed of machine learnin

| 24 Apr 2019

Why are Recommendation Engines Becoming Popular?

Why are Recommendation Engines Becoming Popular? In the first part of this blog, we read how using market basket analytics in a better way, small and medium retailers, too, can stay ahead of the competition by upselling or cross-selling. Today, we will look at just what

| 25 Feb 2019

The Case for Enterprises Moving to Cloud Data Warehouses

The Case for Enterprises Moving to Cloud Data Warehouses Cloud-based data warehouses have come back with renewed vitality. If one was to go back in time, in the early ‘80s, when mainframe computers were fairly expensive pieces of hardware to own, companies would go in for

| 27 Sep 2018