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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.
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.
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.
Donít 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.
ADP Harnesses Data for HR Insights
News  |  10/4/2018
ADP has created a data benchmarking service for salary, compensation, and other HR needs.
Blockchain: 5 Use Cases for the Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/28/2018
Everybody talks about blockchain, but is anybody really doing it? Here's a look at five use cases across industries.
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.
Microsoft, Adobe, SAP Launch Open Data Initiative
News  |  9/25/2018
Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP will enable a common data model in a Microsoft Azure-based data lake that allows for interoperability of data among platforms from all three companies.
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.
How Enterprises Can Scale their Machine Learning
News  |  9/19/2018
Enterprise organizations are already seeing benefits from their machine learning practices, but Forrester Research says they've only scratched the surface.
Building a Smart City Doesnít 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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet the Automation Architect
News  |  9/5/2018
There might be plenty of career opportunities for those who can bridge technology, people and processes.
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.
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.
Eliminating Performance Bottlenecks on Web-Based AI
Commentary  |  8/24/2018
The end-to-end cloud ecosystem must mature rapidly to support enterprise deployment of AI and machine learning applications.
5 Machine Learning Technologies You Should Know
Slideshows  |  8/23/2018
There's more to machine learning and AI than languages. Here's a look at five important libraries and frameworks.
The Future of AI Is More Human Than We Think
Commentary  |  8/22/2018
Recent tech advances, such as human-sounding AI tools, highlight why companies have to establish ethical standards in the use of AI.
Make Shadow IT a Force for Good
Commentary  |  8/20/2018
Turn shadow IT into a positive instead of a negative by adopting these five strategies.
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 Can Agent Michael Brown Teach Us About Fake News?
Commentary  |  8/14/2018
Technology steps up to take on the global fake news challenge.
Artificial Intelligence Starts in the IT Department
Commentary  |  8/8/2018
If you need to show executives and department heads what AI can do for your company, IT automation is a great proof of concept.
Shark! A Toothy Ton of Data
News  |  8/2/2018
Researchers are using machine learning to get a clearer picture of shark behavior, and work to help those sharks to survive.
10 Top Barriers to AI Success
Slideshows  |  7/31/2018
Enterprises are eager to experience the potential benefits from deploying artificial intelligence, but if they want to be successful, they'll need to overcome these technological, organizational and cultural challenges.
AI to Help You Navigate the Workday
News  |  7/30/2018
Can you remember where to go to fill out your performance review? Your expense report? Complete your GDPR training? Why not let AI guide you through these administrative tasks.
Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
ACM Updates Code of Ethics for Computer Pros
News  |  7/24/2018
Does your company's most recent software development project make you feel uncomfortable? The ACM is helping technology workers and leaders navigate tricky ethics questions.
Algorithmic Commerce Takes Off, Aided by Humans
Commentary  |  7/24/2018
Online catalog approaches to ecommerce are fine, but today's customers want more than the digital equivalent of a brick-and-mortar shopping experience.
Python Gains on SAS, R
News  |  7/20/2018
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.
5 Top Languages for Machine Learning, Data Science
Slideshows  |  7/18/2018
Looking to make the move into one of the hottest jobs in technology today? Machine learning specialists are in high demand. Here are 5 of the top languages you may need in these careers.
TRAC Intermodal's Journey to Data, Analytics, Cloud
News  |  7/16/2018
The IT team at this provider of chassis for metal shipping containers has transformed its data infrastructure from spreadsheets and reports to a Hadoop data lake and dashboards.
Machine Learning Workflow: A New Product Category Is Born
Commentary  |  7/12/2018
Developing and deploying software based on machine learning is a very different animal in terms of process and workflow.
Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
News  |  7/11/2018
Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data.
The Truth About Blockchain
News  |  7/9/2018
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
News  |  7/6/2018
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.
The Big Data Question: To Share or Not To Share
News  |  6/28/2018
Your business's unique data may be your enterprise's greatest asset. Should you share it with partners and vendors, or should you keep it proprietary?
Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
News  |  6/26/2018
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.
AI and IoT: Techís New BFFs
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
Teradata Suit Says SAP Stole Tech Behind HANA
News  |  6/21/2018
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
News  |  6/20/2018
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
News  |  6/19/2018
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
Commentary  |  6/11/2018
For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.
Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
News  |  6/7/2018
SAP and Oracle have been talking about the cloud for years, but it's no small task to move huge installed bases of on-premises software. New cloud moves show a new momentum.
Why Microsoft's GitHub Deal Isn't a Sign of the Apocalypse
Commentary  |  6/6/2018
Fear not, developers. The open source development community will thrive, no matter who's running the show.
Overstock Accelerates with Big Data Platform
News  |  6/6/2018
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.
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