Python Gains on SAS, R
Python is gaining on R and SAS as the language of choice among data scientists and analytics pros, according to a new survey from recruitment firm Burtch Works.
The Truth About Blockchain
The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
A new report from Village Capital highlights the opportunities for startups to contribute to a positive future for workers in a world re-shaped by the input of artificial intelligence and automation.
How to Woo Data Scientists to Your Enterprise
What factors motivate data scientists and other data analytics professionals to take new jobs? A new survey looks at factors including salary, opportunities to learn, challenging work, and benefits.
Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
Aimee Lessard didn't start off as a high-ranking analyst with the intelligence community and data analytics private sector companies. She learned on the job. Here are some of her recommendations for how to get started with analytics, machine learning and AI.
Doing Computer Vision Without Cameras
The way you walk, the way radio waves reflect off your body, and your body's thermal signature all play into the ability for AI to identify you without the use of a camera.
Teradata Suit Says SAP Stole Tech Behind HANA
A lawsuit filed by Teradata alleges that SAP lured the company into a joint venture to develop a bridge database for analytics. Soon after it was created and proven in a customer site, SAP pulled the plug. But a few days later it introduced HANA, which did the same thing.
Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther.
The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses
Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses.
Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.
Overstock Accelerates with Big Data Platform
Overstock is one of the granddaddies of Internet commerce with 20 years worth of customer data to support its marketing analytics. Here's how it increased the speed of models and analysis by 5x.
IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
IoT, Data Visualization Warn Coastal Residents about Flooding
Spearheaded by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the StormSense project combines IoT sensors, cloud systems, predictive analytics modeling, and data visualization mapping to predict flooding impacts and deliver warnings to residents in the Virginia Beach area.
5 Common GDPR Misconceptions
A company's effort to comply with GDPR don't end on May 25. The work is ongoing, tied to a recognition of privacy as a fundamental right.