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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: Tech’s 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.
Why Quantum Computing Should Be on Your Radar Now
Commentary  |  6/4/2018
Boston Consulting Group and Forrester are advising clients to get smart about quantum computing and start experimenting now so they can separate hype from reality.
IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
News  |  5/31/2018
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.
Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
News  |  5/30/2018
Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
Commentary  |  5/29/2018
A key to your success with AI is building out an infrastructure that will support today's apps but also the workloads and data volumes of the future.
Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
News  |  5/29/2018
Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
News  |  5/24/2018
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
GSK Updates Analytics Platform for Faster Drug Development
News  |  5/21/2018
GSK began an overhaul transformation of its R&D data and analytics infrastructure three years ago. Here's what it looks like today.
How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Commentary  |  5/21/2018
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.
When Nations Vie for AI Supremacy
Commentary  |  5/18/2018
Countries, as well as companies, are vying for supremacy in the artificial intelligence market.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building an Enterprise Data Warehouse
Commentary  |  5/17/2018
While it's a challenging and time-consuming process, the creation of an enterprise data warehouse stocked with the right data will ease management, empower the business, and enhance the customer experience.
IoT, Data Visualization Warn Coastal Residents about Flooding
News  |  5/16/2018
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
Commentary  |  5/16/2018
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.
Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
News  |  5/15/2018
[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
News  |  5/15/2018
[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
Workforce Analytics Move Beyond HR
Commentary  |  5/14/2018
Workforce analytics have traditionally focused on HR's use of them when their value can actually have significant overall business impacts. Realizing this, more business leaders are demanding insights into workforce dynamics to unearth insights that weren't apparent before.
Interop ITX Reflections: Expert Advice, Predictions, and More
Slideshows  |  5/10/2018
There was no shortage of expert advice and sage predictions as takeaways from last week's Interop ITX conference. Here are some examples.
Nextiva’s Next-gen Unified Communication Captures Customer Sentiment
Nextiva’s Next-gen Unified Communication Captures Customer Sentiment
InformationWeek Sponsored Videos  |  5/9/2018
Nextiva Director of Engineering Cathryn Valladares explains to InformationWeek's Lenny Liebmann how companies can improve customer engagement and reduce costs by applying machine learning to interactions across all their touch-points.
Conversational AI’s Challenge: Understanding Human-Like Context
Commentary  |  5/7/2018
The ambiguities of the English language present hurdles for initiatives to utilize conversational AI in the corporate world.
The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
News  |  5/3/2018
There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
Data, DevOps, and the Rest of the Business
News  |  5/3/2018
Data makes DevOps work, and DevOps offers a lesson in how the rest of the business can make the best use of data.
Data Prep Becomes an Enterprise Effort
News  |  5/3/2018
The days of data prep by Excel spreadsheet may very well be numbered as more organizations look to create or buy platforms to simplify the process for everyone. Charles Schwab Corp.'s users have cut their data prep time in half by using a new data prep capability in their data analytics and visualization platform.
At Interop ITX: Everyone Into the AI Pool
News  |  5/2/2018
AI and machine learning experts highlight how there is a place for many types of corporate and tech roles in an AI initiative.
Giving the IoT the Power to Pay Attention on Our Behalf
Commentary  |  5/1/2018
Research by neuroscientists promises to make attentional mechanisms a core feature of artificial general intelligence, and thus help to make the IoT so much more than commonly thought.
AI and Careers: Predicting Where The Jobs Will Be
News  |  4/30/2018
Experts agree that artificial intelligence and automation will impact jobs -- eliminating many and creating some, too. Here's what a group of experts had to say during a Congressional hearing about just how AI will impact tomorrow's workforce.
10 Things You Should Know About Deep Learning
Slideshows  |  4/23/2018
This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications.
Dun & Bradstreet Eyes Blockchain, Machine Learning Projects
News  |  4/19/2018
Data provider Dun & Bradstreet has been providing information to subscribers and customers for 177 years. Now it is exploring Blockchain and machine learning to improve its offerings.
Industrial IoT Analytics Get Ready for Prime Time
News  |  4/16/2018
IoT analytics will go from experimental to mainstream in 2018, and a few new vendors are getting into the game. Here's why it makes sense now.
Get an AI Head Start: Buy It
News  |  4/11/2018
CIOs want to invest in AI projects, but some just aren't ready to build it out themselves. So Oracle and SAP are both offering AI technologies to enterprise customers to get them started.
To Improve Customer Service Robots Enable Humans
Commentary  |  4/11/2018
When it comes to customer service automation, don't think robots can do it all. They need to work in combination with human staffers.
4 Types of Machine Intelligence You Should Know
Commentary  |  4/10/2018
Cognitive computing, AI, machine learning, and deep learning are often used to describe the same thing, when they actually differ. We explain what the differences are so you can better understand how the pieces fit together.
Informatica CEO: Enterprises in 2018 Focus on AI, Data Catalog
News  |  4/10/2018
Data management cloud and enterprise software vendor Informatica has seen a surge in interest for data catalog as organizations grapple with the looming GDPR deadline and data privacy issues. Here's what else the company's CEO sees as big trends in data for 2018.
How Southwest Airlines Chooses Big Impact Analytics Projects
News  |  4/9/2018
Southwest Airlines operates a fleet of 700 aircraft flying 4,000 flights a day. Here's how it uses analytics to manage all the complexity that comes with that.
How Nissan Drove Users to Self-Service Data Analytics
News  |  4/5/2018
Nissan NA was about to launch a new data visualization platform across the enterprise and wanted to encourage self-service analytics. Here's how it got users to get in and drive.
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