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Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Interesting articles we found on the Web focus on advanced analytics, master data management, and the Internet of Things.

Mining for Data Gold
(Source: Venture Beat)

Getting useful information out of your data is the whole point of collecting tons of data. Data mining is as important as data collection. This article offers tips on data mining geared towards startups, but any enterprise could benefit from them.

A Comprehensive Look at Streaming Analytics (Source: O’Reilly Radar)

Real-time analytics is poised to become the future of big data, as analyzing while receiving data is going to be the only way to keep up. This article is the second part in a series about streaming analytics and goes in-depth on a number of topics within that banner.

How to Improve Master Data Management
(Source: IT Pro Portal)

Data consistency and data quality are important parts of big data. Without either, you will not be able to analyze accurately. Achieving greatness in both takes good master data management (MDM), and this article offers advice to improve your MDM.

What’s Behind IoT’s Rise

The Internet of Things (IoT) is on track to be one of the hottest markets in 2016, but what is it about the IoT that’s drawing so much money? What about IoT will result in good money? This article discusses how the enterprise can cash in on the Internet of Things.

The Key to Better Data Management: Prioritization
(Source: Information Age)

Part of the reason 80 percent of a data scientist’s work is preparation, and data management is a difficult skill to learn. Being able to prioritize and efficiently store huge amounts of data is tricky, but this article has the scoop on better data management.

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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