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Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
News  |  10/22/2018
When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
Amazon's HR Gaffe Demonstrates Important Points
News  |  10/19/2018
Amazon recently proved it isn't infallible when it shut down a human resources system that was systematically biased against women. However, there's more to the story that today's enterprise leaders should know.
Structure Your Analytics Team for Success in the Age of AI
Commentary  |  10/17/2018
The data team structure that your company has used for a few years needs to turn its focus to results and putting analytics tools in the hands of business units.
Verizon Analytics Project Predicts Networking Issues
News  |  10/16/2018
Hate it when your internet goes down? Verizon's director of network performance analytics has created a system to predict equipment failures before they impact customers.
The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/16/2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.
Berners-Lee Wants to Build a Safer Internet for All
Commentary  |  10/15/2018
Imagine an Internet where each individual has control over their own personal data and privacy. Web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee has a plan for just that approach.
Six Steps for Businesses to Earn AI Trust
Commentary  |  10/15/2018
The growing reliance on AI and machine learning in the coming decades can have a negative impact on many jobs while raising new social issues. Yet, businesses can minimize those impacts.
A Data-Centric Approach to the US Census
News  |  10/12/2018
There might be a better, knowledge management-based, way to conduct the US Census, according to a group of university researchers.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Go To the Next Level
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
Continued broad development of AI technologies and concepts require new approaches to collaboration between industry organizations and academia.
Machine or Human? How We’re Reallocating Work
Commentary  |  10/10/2018
In the emerging, AI-powered workplace, there's plenty of work to be done, some suited for machines and some suited for humans.
Don’t Take the ACLU Report on Face Recognition at Face Value
Commentary  |  10/8/2018
Face recognition can be a valuable tool that makes our lives easier and safer, but it has to be done right.
Cloudera Hortonworks Merger Aimed at Enterprise
News  |  10/7/2018
Two of the big three independent Hadoop distributors -- Cloudera and Hortonworks -- are merging, and the big winner may be the enterprise.
What Does a Degree in Data Science Really Mean?
Commentary  |  10/5/2018
Whether you need to pursue higher education for a job in data science really boils down to your existing skill set and specific goals.
ADP Harnesses Data for HR Insights
News  |  10/4/2018
ADP has created a data benchmarking service for salary, compensation, and other HR needs.
Why CIOs Will Lead Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/3/2018
IT executives, with their view into technology's potential, are leading key innovation efforts, and it looks like more of their peers will do the same.
Troubles Downstream: IoT Meets the Sewer
News  |  10/2/2018
Sewer spills are a messy, dangerous problem inherent with antiquated municipal infrastructure. Here's how IoT and analytics are helping.
10 Ways AI Will Alter the Future of Work
Slideshows  |  10/1/2018
No matter what industry you're in, artificial intelligence is likely to affect your job. Here's how.
Prepare for the New Normal of Data Privacy
Commentary  |  9/28/2018
In a post-GDPR world, IT and business leaders face unprecedented pressure to demonstrate they are responsible data stewards. Here are six steps that might help.
AI & Machine Learning: An Enterprise Guide
Commentary  |  9/27/2018
A collection of information resources designed to help enterprise IT professionals launch and advance their artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation initiatives.
Predictive Analytics 101: Getting Started and Avoiding Mishaps
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Predictive analytics, offering a data-enabled view into what is likely to happen, are key to driving organizational change.
Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
News  |  9/20/2018
AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
Where AI Can Turn 'Buzz' into 'Biz' Today
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
AI can expedite manual processes that exist throughout an enterprise, but the nature of the human insight is necessary to rationally manage these processes and make contextual decisions.
How Edge Computing Will Change Enterprise IT
Commentary  |  9/19/2018
Edge computing holds promise for enterprises, particularly in supporting their IoT implementations. However, edge also raises some security concerns.
Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
Hire the Right Machine Learning Talent
News  |  9/17/2018
Decision intelligence engineering applies the technology already available to solve the business problems that you have today.
Risk Management Is Evolving: Are You On Board?
Commentary  |  9/17/2018
IT risk management is a mature topic, but it continues to evolve with technology. As rules-based systems are supplemented with self-learning systems, IT departments, risks managers and business leaders need to update their thinking.
AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
Commentary  |  9/14/2018
As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
Ethics, Privacy Issues Highlight Strata Data Conference
News  |  9/13/2018
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and unified data platforms are the focus for data scientists attending the Strata Data Conference in New York.
Tech Companies Poach AI Talent from Universities
News  |  9/13/2018
In a tight market for AI and machine learning, tech companies have always relied on a secret weapon -- tapping into the talent available in academia. But who will train tomorrow's AI experts?
Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
Commentary  |  9/12/2018
The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
AIOps to Drive Big IT Pivot
News  |  9/11/2018
AIOps takes the vast amounts of machine data generated by IT infrastructure and ingests, monitors, and analyzes it to ultimately predict issues before they occur.
Enter the Co-Economy: A New Era for Innovation
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
The days when businesses could succeed with innovation without partnering are pretty much gone.
What Boards and CEOs Should Be Asking CIOs
Commentary  |  9/10/2018
Boards and CEOs are more tech-savvy than they once were, but they still don't always know the best questions to ask CIOs. With the push for digital transformation they need to be armed with the right questions at the right time.
Help Wanted: Data Engineers Who Fill Enterprise Need
News  |  9/6/2018
Data engineers build the infrastructure and tools that data scientists and business users need to perform analysis and create machine learning models. Maybe that's why demand is high for this emerging category of IT pro.
Yes, Data Is the New Oil in the Digital Economy
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
Leveraged efficiently, data can help an organization understand its customer needs, recruit the right talent, and define a strategy for the 21st century.
10 Roadblocks to Becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/4/2018
Nearly 100% of enterprises want to become more data-driven, but less than a third have accomplished that goal. A new survey sheds light on the reasons why.
Making Sense of User Consent Under GDPR
Commentary  |  8/30/2018
Organizations need to understand which U.S. sales and marketing practices are allowed under GDPR, and which are not.
Stop Talking Gobbledygook to the Business
Commentary  |  8/29/2018
For all of the promise that AI and machine learning have for an enterprise, you won't realize the technology's potential if data scientists blather in data science speak.
Is Digital Reality Ready for the Enterprise?
Commentary  |  8/29/2018
As virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies get ready for the enterprise, the enterprise has to get ready for digital reality.
Citizen Data Science and the Democratization of Analytics
Commentary  |  8/28/2018
Democratization through machine learning and knowledge-sharing tools is expanding data science capabilities to more and more "citizens" in the broader working community.
Experian DataLabs Pioneers Internal Analytics R&D
News  |  8/28/2018
Experian DataLabs eight years ago pioneered the idea of an analytics and AI R&D shop inside a bigger company. Here's how it started at that credit reporting and scoring giant and what it is doing now.
The Big Challenge for Sports Betting: Software Engineering
Commentary  |  8/27/2018
Implementing sports betting isn't just about legality but about data and building out the software to support oddsmaking, new types of betting, and financial requirements.
7 Data-Related Reasons Companies Fall Short of Promises
News  |  8/27/2018
Customer-centricity, customer journeys, data as an asset. They're easy to say, much tougher to do.
Hype and Myths Surround RPA
Commentary  |  8/21/2018
There's much more to implementing Robotic Process Automation than plugging in a software package. It's about the business as much as technology.
Solutions for Skills Shortages in Data-Driven Companies
Commentary  |  8/17/2018
Companies may have to adopt a multi-faceted approach to adding the data science skillsets that they need to succeed in business.
How Analytics Supports Value-Based Healthcare
News  |  8/16/2018
Value-based healthcare is changing the business model for doctors and hospitals. Here's how analytics is helping these practices change the way they work.
What CDOs and CAOs Want You to Know
News  |  8/15/2018
Organizations feel pressured to appoint chief analytics officers and chief data officers, but they may not be using those roles as effectively as they could.
10 Ways Technology Is Reshaping Retail
Slideshows  |  8/14/2018
Your future shopping experiences might be much more automated, but they also might be much more personal than today's trips to the store.
What Can Agent Michael Brown Teach Us About Fake News?
Commentary  |  8/14/2018
Technology steps up to take on the global fake news challenge.
Unleash the Value of RPA With a Center of Excellence
Commentary  |  8/10/2018
An effective center of excellence can help IT leaders accelerate their organizations' automation efforts to yield bottom-line results.
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