Best of 2019 – Top Post Round-Up
Last week we covered the top blog posts of 2019 in Data Integration, Data Quality, Data Availability and Security, and Mainframe. Here’s one more look at the top posts in each category before we close out 2019.
As they’ve begun to realize how valuable the data housed in their computer systems can be, many companies are embarking on data science initiatives to develop innovative ways of leveraging that value. That’s why data engineering has become one of the most in-demand IT disciplines today. Read more >
Data quality is crucial – it assesses whether information can serve its purpose in a particular context (such as data analysis, for example). So, how do you determine the quality of a given set of information? There are data quality characteristics of which you should be aware. There are five traits that you’ll find within data quality: accuracy, completeness, reliability, relevance, and timeliness – read on to learn more. Read more >
One thing that’s become abundantly clear in the internet age is that preventing unauthorized people from gaining access to the data stored in web-enabled computer systems is extremely difficult. All it takes is for a worker to click on the wrong link in an email, or respond unwarily to a seemingly legitimate request for information, and an intruder could gain complete access to all your data. In today’s regulatory and public relations environments, that kind of breach can be catastrophic. But what if you could be assured that even if an attacker got access to your information, they couldn’t use it? That’s the role of data encryption. Read more >
The mainframe computer has been around for more than a half-century now, and in defiance of the expectations of many tech pundits, continues to play an indispensable role in today’s IT landscape. In doing so, it’s had to adapt to many waves of technological change over the years. The pace of innovation continues to accelerate. What will that mean for the venerable mainframe in 2019? Let’s pull out the old crystal ball and see if we can discern what the future holds for the mainframe in the coming months. Read more >
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