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Analytics Help US Marshals Capture $250M in Savings
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
Sophisticated tools search for and pinpoint potential savings opportunities.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/27/2017
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Considering AI for Business? Here Are 4 Fundamentals to Start
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Artificial intelligence projects take time, effort, data, and expertise to build a meaningful system. Having the right ecosystem in place will ensure companies are prepared for it.
By K.R. Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro , 6/19/2017
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The Uber of Roadside Assistance
InformationWeek Staff,
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Kamal Natarajan, divisional CIO and VP for Allstate Roadside Services Technology shares how they've "Uber-ized" their roadside service at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/13/2017
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Next up for CRM? Customer Retention Through Contextual Messaging
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The rapid evolution of CRM has initiated a rush of new marketing processes and practices; combining multi-channel messaging with analytics is a promising new direction.
By Scott Robinson, IT Consultant , 6/12/2017
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Toolmaker Adopts Amazon Greengrass for IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/12/2017
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Five Ways Big Data is Transforming Epidemics
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Big data and analytical tools have transformed every industry from healthcare to retail to government, and now are transforming the way epidemics are approached.
By Nita Madhav, Senior Director of Data Science for Metabiota , 6/8/2017
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Tips for Getting Your Company Started with Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
If you're just getting started with analytics, you can avoid a lot of headaches by learning from the experts. We've tapped a few who have great practical advice.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/1/2017
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IoT Enabling a Path to Better Health
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IoT data from healthcare wearables and patient devices has only just begun to change the way hospitals treat patients, but advances will continue through the analytic insights they provide.
By Randy Lea, Vice President, Teradata , 5/31/2017
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AI in the Workplace: Augment, Instead of Replacing Humans
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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AI and machine learning won't create massive job losses in the foreseeable future, but some societal issues do come to mind.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/29/2017
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Overcoming Data Inequality
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Businesses say they want to integrate external data with in-house data, but bias and a lack of tools stand in the way.
By Vladimir Bougay, CEO, Knoema , 5/16/2017
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GE Draws Up Playbook for Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2017
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Gartner Chart Puts Salesforce at Top of Low-Code Platforms
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/11/2017
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Cloud is How You Design Your Software, Not Where You Run it
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
At Interop May 18, Cornelia Davis will describe the elements of cloud-native software, the type that's designed to be change-tolerant.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/10/2017
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Accelerate Action with Real-time Analytics
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Satire
Improvements in the technology and adoption of new data concepts are enabling more enterprises to take the leap into real-time analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 4/27/2017
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Which Comes First: DevOps or Culture Change?
Eric Bruno, Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics
Satire
Building a culture of DevOps extends beyond the development, operations, and QA teams.
By Eric Bruno Lead real-time engineer at Perrone Robotics, 4/25/2017
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Walmart: Agility Enabled with React.js, Node.js
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Alex Grigoryan needed to attack multiple fronts as he revamped the Walmart Web site; the answer was decentralized agile teams with Node.js.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2017
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3 Cool AI Projects
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Are you ready for AI and machine learning? Here's an overview of three use cases to give you a flavor of just what is possible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 4/18/2017
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Data & Analytics: Solve Your Top Challenges at Interop ITX
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Looking to solve your data & analytics challenges? Our Interop ITX experts have the answers. Here are some of the take-aways you can expect by attending these sessions.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/18/2017
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad IoT?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
In an atmosphere of fear about IoT security and privacy business should be aware that if an IoT project seems promising, it may be worth the risk to push on, as long as security is at the forefront.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4/17/2017
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Brilliant Future or Slow Decline? Digitization Changes the CIO Role
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Digitization will allow CIOs to expand their careers and make a greater contribution to business value, but they must be flexible and ready to understand the maturity of digital efforts across the company.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 4/12/2017
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