eWeek James Maguire Speaks with Jeff Jonas - Entity Resolution in Data Analytics

Entity Resolution in Data Analytics

By James Maguire, Editor-in-Chief of eWeek, published October 25, 2022

eWeek has the latest technology news and analysis, buying guides, and product reviews for IT professionals and technology buyers. Learn why entity resolution in data analytics is crucial to better understanding the relationship between different sets of data.

Context is better understanding something by taking into account the things around it. If you want to understand your data, you want to understand the pieces around it and the first form of context is entity resolution. If you think it’s three people each with a transaction but it’s really one person, you got the wrong context. You can’t make good predictions.”

“There are two kinds of people in this world – people that know they have entity resolution problems and know that if they fixed it, it would fix a lot of things… and then there’s everybody else.”