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The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
Commentary  |  12/14/2017
US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
10 Surprising Ways Machine Learning is Being Used Today
Commentary  |  12/13/2017
As machine learning technologies evolve developers in a range of fields are finding innovative ways to solve challenges.
Deloitte: 5 Trends That Will Drive Machine Learning Adoption
News  |  12/12/2017
Machine learning isn't as widely adopted as some may think, mainly because there are serious barriers to adoption. Researchers are making progress in reducing those barriers.
5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
News  |  12/11/2017
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
Commentary  |  12/8/2017
With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
9 AI Benefits Enterprises Are Experiencing Today
Slideshows  |  12/6/2017
The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes - as well as their workforces.
Going All-In with Managed Services, the Right Way
Commentary  |  12/5/2017
Utilizing managed services can be cost efficient for an enterprise, but be sure to look beyond cost to how you manage those managed service providers.
It’s Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Commentary  |  12/4/2017
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
Amazon Pumps Out New Database and Machine Learning Services
News  |  11/30/2017
Amazon's announcements at AWS Re:Invent continue to extend AWS offerings far beyond basic infrastructure services.
Changing How We Re-Skill in the Age of Automation
Commentary  |  11/29/2017
Faced with the rapid pace of technology changes, organizations have to plan for continuous re-skilling of their tech workforces.
Hacking ‘Hack Week’ -- A Few Things We Learned
Commentary  |  11/21/2017
Good intentions alone don't make for a successful hackathon. Here are some lessons learned at Adobe.
How to Break into an Analytics Career
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
Are you ready to take the leap into an analytics career? Here are some keys to getting started.
Pumping up the SPS Customer Experience with Kenandy
Commentary  |  11/20/2017
The Amazon experience isn't just for consumer-facing applications. Imagine what it can do for a traditional company.
How Can We Trust Machine Learning and AI?
Commentary  |  11/17/2017
If you want build trust in machine learning, try treating it like a human, asking it the same type of questions.
Leveraging Data Prep to Prevent Human Trafficking
News  |  11/15/2017
How one organization is using a data prep tool to combat human trafficking and slavery.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018
Commentary  |  11/14/2017
Browse through the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics.
25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018
Commentary  |  11/13/2017
Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors leading the way.
5 Tech Trends That Will Redefine Your Business
Slideshows  |  11/13/2017
Digital transformation requires fundamental changes to the business. Are you ready yet? If you're not thinking about how the following 5 trends affect your business you need to start doing so now.
Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
News  |  11/8/2017
Determining if your organization is an intelligent enterprise or a slow learner may be challenging, but a new index quantifies criteria in terms of data usage, workflow efficiency, and progress toward the IoT.
Larry Ellison, the Original Source of Tech #FakeNews
Commentary  |  11/7/2017
Oracle's Larry Ellison attacked AWS and Splunk, and drew plenty of rebuttals.
Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects
Commentary  |  11/6/2017
Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.
The Bots Are Ready to Chat, But Are You?
Commentary  |  11/2/2017
Companies should create a chatbot readiness checklist to help define a bot design strategy.
CRM: Back for Another Round
Commentary  |  11/1/2017
New capabilities in CRM and digital marketing solutions require a strategic reassessment.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will You Sink or Swim?
Commentary  |  10/31/2017
These are exciting times for those determined to propel their business towards the next age of digitalization, but beyond the sophisticated tools and intelligent machines, leaders have to give thought to how their employees will help to drive success.
Non-RDMBS Emerges as an Analytics Data Choice
News  |  10/31/2017
A study finds that 70% of all analytics data now comes from non-relational sources. What does that mean for you?
Automated Machine Learning Drives Intelligent Business
Commentary  |  10/30/2017
Even as enterprises explore how artificial intelligence can help their organizations and people discuss the relationship between humans and software, automated machine learning tools continue to simplify deployment across all layers.
Securing Travel and Trade with Blockchain
Commentary  |  10/27/2017
Among the growing number of potential applications for blockchain is border management and security.
Top Data Challenges Created by Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  10/24/2017
As data becomes more valuable to organizations, its usefulness for analytics means that more data needs to be stored for longer periods of time.
The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
News  |  10/18/2017
At the Strata Big Data Conference in New York, one of the major themes was the responsibility that data scientists have to do their best to prevent the biases and prejudices that exist in society from creeping into data and the way algorithms are built.
Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
Commentary  |  10/17/2017
As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we'll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Commentary  |  10/11/2017
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Commentary  |  10/5/2017
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Commentary  |  10/4/2017
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
Data Science and the Don’ts
Commentary  |  10/2/2017
Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success.
12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know
Slideshows  |  9/28/2017
Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in everyday terms.
Digital Twins and IoT Enable Smart Products and Services
Commentary  |  9/27/2017
Get ready for digital twins to revolutionize how products are manufactured, sold, and supported.
It's a New, Challenging World for Data Governance
Commentary  |  9/26/2017
Data governance strategy is rapidly shifting from the defense to the offense.
Recreate Your Job in the Age of Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  9/21/2017
Whether you work in the C-suite or in a line role, if you don't want to be left behind, figure out how to evolve so you can help the company meet its digital business objectives.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
Slideshows  |  9/21/2017
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
The Future of Data Science is Augmentation, not Automation
News  |  9/20/2017
Three industry leaders took the stage at SAS Analytics Experience and provided broad perspectives on how far we've come in analytics over the last 10 years and where we are today.
Technology Can Reduce the Cognitive Overload in the C-Suite
Commentary  |  9/19/2017
As analytics-based technologies mature they promise to better guide executive decisions by delivering only the most relevant information.
A New Era of OpenStack
Commentary  |  9/15/2017
The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.
The Next-Generation IT Help Desk is Achievable Today
Commentary  |  9/14/2017
The new enterprise IT help desk features bots, cloud monitoring, and consolidated views into problems, and it can be implemented today.
Consumers Leave No Doubt: People over Chatbots
News  |  9/12/2017
People complain that virtual agents are too impersonal and can't handle complex requests.
Design Expert: The Secrets to Better User Interfaces
Commentary  |  9/11/2017
Designer Scott Schaedle feels that user interfaces would look and function much better if developers simply followed a handful of good design practices.
Supercomputers Aim to Predict Hurricane Damage House by House
News  |  9/11/2017
A University of Texas supercomputer offers hope to help save lives when the next hurricane hits land.
Rackspace, OpenStack and the Multiplicity of Clouds
News  |  9/8/2017
While some wish to view OpenStack as a failure, the open source initiative serves a purpose and is a fit for a growing number of organizations.
Hurricanes: Risk Analytics in a World of Uncertainty
News  |  9/7/2017
The already-devastating hurricane season highlights the need for predictive analytical models that account for exceptional events.
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