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Insurance Struggles with Lead Gen & Data Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Insurance agencies struggle to reach new prospects. To adapt to changing markets, they must overcome challenges with data integration, data quality, and systems fragmentation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/22/2017
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How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
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The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
By Marty Puranik, founder, president and CEO of Atlantic.Net , 8/21/2017
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QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/17/2017
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The Secret to AI Could be Little-Known Transfer Learning
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As more enterprises discover AI-based business applications, the concept of transfer learning could help to level the playing field.
By Mo Patel, Practice Director for AI and Deep Learning, Teradata , 8/15/2017
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Who Moved My Tech? The Art of Convincing the Unconvinced
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Every technology initiative -- in fact many business changes -- will run into resistance from people. Here are three steps to overcoming that resistance.
By Robert Reeves, Cofounder and CTO, Datical , 8/14/2017
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We're Entering a New Era of Augmented Analytics
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
News
The next step in analytics -- augmented analytics -- brings automation and new degrees of insight into an analytics initiative.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 8/9/2017
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Cloud Powers a Hybrid IT and New Digital Existence
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Enterprise data centers aren't going away soon, but the role of the cloud will expand rapidly in our personal and business lives.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/2017
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Financial Institutions Bank on Change to Stay Competitive
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Corporate transformation seen as the best way to counter digital disruption and address other key challenges.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/4/2017
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Think AI, Clouds, Football, and Structure
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
One of the challenges to innovation and adoption of emerging technologies is our reliance on classifying everything and everyone.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 8/3/2017
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Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
In a world increasingly dependent on software, we may need to develop the art of falling back to the most recent system that worked.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/2/2017
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Visualization Enables High Dimensional Analytics
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High dimensional data is our greatest asset in learning from data sets with hundreds, even thousands, of variables.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 8/1/2017
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Software Is Changing the World, Just As I Foresaw
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/31/2017
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10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/31/2017
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What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 7/26/2017
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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/24/2017
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The Unstoppable Progression of Object Storage
Uday Boppana, Principal Product Manager at Red Hat
New developments in gateways, plugins, and more, offer far more value to users of object storage than ever before.
By Uday Boppana Principal Product Manager at Red Hat , 7/24/2017
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HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 7/21/2017
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Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/20/2017
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Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
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Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but itís possible that the records donít tell the real story.
By Matthew Magne, SAS , 7/19/2017
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