How Valuable Is Your Company's Data?
Organizations consider data one of their most valuable assets, but exactly, how much is that data worth? Most business leaders can't answer the question yet. But venture capitalists, financial analysts and board members increasingly want to know.
6 Ways to Get Users to Love Self-Service Analytics
If your enterprise wants to spread self-service analytics throughout the organization, buying the platform or tool is just the first step. It's just as important to get people to actually use it. Here's how some successful companies are doing it.
DevOps Futures: SREs, Re-Skilling, and New-Ops
It's time to ditch the phrase no-ops. DevOps gives IT the opportunity to expand their current skill sets in new roles and become better leaders by managing cross-functional teams. No, all we see are new-ops.
Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices
Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted more collaboration between developers and IT operations. Data scientists and data science teams face similar challenges, which DevOps concepts can help address.
5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
Careers in 2018: Tips from a Top Analytics Recruiter
Top quantitative executive recruiter Linda Burtch of Burtchworks provides insight into how to keep yourself competitive in data science, business intelligence, and other analytics-related careers. Here's how to get ready for a future of new technology, including AI, natural language processing, and IoT.
Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning
If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.
Making AI Safe for Civilized Society
There are plenty of concerns about the safety of artificial intelligence, and it's up to humans to set the standards for safe uses of the technology.
5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
Disasters: Tech to Map Human Behavior in Crises
With the rise in attacks on stadiums, airports, and concerts, along with the increased severity of natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, researchers at Embry-Riddle are studying how humans behave on the worst days of their lives.
The Business Case for AI
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
Public APIs: Advice for a Producer
If your company is exploring the possibility of sharing internal data through public APIs, here are some considerations that you should address.
4 Ways to Improve Data Storytelling
Data storytelling can help organizations convey the message of data to customers, employees, shareholders, and other audiences. Here are a few ways to do it more effectively.
Use IoT to Accelerate Digital Transformation
The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require integrating that data into the systems used for key decisions.