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Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
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Hereís how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the companyís advantage.
By Jija Thomas, Lead Data Architect, Russell Investments , 9/22/2020
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Pandemic Accelerates Machine Learning
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COVID-19 has had profound effects on the global economy. While some industries took a hard hit, others found new opportunities -- such as machine learning.
By Judah Taub, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Hetz Ventures , 9/21/2020
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SF Giants Line Up AI to Manage Media Assets
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The San Francisco Giants have digitized decades of media assets and are using artificial intelligence to manage and access what they need from the massive library.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/18/2020
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3 Hurdles to Overcome for AI and Machine Learning
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning have distinct limitations. Businesses looking to implement AI need to understand where these boundaries are drawn.
By Mark Runyon, Principal Consultant, Improving , 9/17/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/10/2020
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AI Accountability: Proceed at Your Own Risk
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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A new report suggests that to improve AI accountability, enterprises should tackle third-party risk head-on.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 9/8/2020
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Top Trends in Data Lakes
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Does it seem too early for data lakes to have trends? The reality is data lakes are on the very edge of business transformation efforts and dramatic change.
By William McKnight, President, McKnight Consulting Group , 8/24/2020
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Addressing AI Bias Head-On: Itís a Human Job
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Researchers working directly with machine learning models are tasked with the challenge of minimizing cases of unjust bias.
By Mohan Mahadevan, VP of Research, Onfido , 8/21/2020
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5 Analytics Mistakes You Need to Avoid
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Don't let mistakes drag your enterprise into analytics disappointment. Catch these common errors before they can hurt your organization's bottom line.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 8/18/2020
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Google, Harvard, and EdX Team Up to Offer TinyML Training
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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A new certification program aims to foster more development in a segment of machine learning that would run on small devices at the edge.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 8/13/2020
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Making Predictive Analytics Work in an Uncertain World
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Rapid, sometimes dramatic change has become "the new normal," but what we know now can help us improve predictive model accuracy.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/10/2020
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How Synthetic Data Accelerates Coronavirus Research
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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When your research could save COVID-19 patients, you don't want to wait around for institutional approval to use patient data in research. Here's an alternative.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/7/2020
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The ABCs of Data Science Algorithms
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Data science algorithms are never a one-size-fits-all solution. Do you know what makes sense for your business?
By Michael Zeller, Head of AI Strategy & Solutions, Temasek , 7/31/2020
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Data in the Age of COVID
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This crisis is teaching us a ton about the dissemination and use of data. But we must remember to use it in a way that maintains the quality of data and protects privacy rights.
By Tim Molino, Technology Consultant, Peck Madigan Jones , 7/27/2020
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4 Ways to Excel as a Female Data Scientist
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Glassdoor has ranked data science as one of the top 10 best jobs in the US every year since 2015. Hereís how you can stand out in this field.
By Alicia Frame, Lead Product Manager and Data Scientist, Neo4j , 7/24/2020
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What the IBM-Adobe Collaboration Means for Transformation
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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Adobe Experience Manager running on Red Hat OpenShift and other IBM resources intended to help regulated enterprises meet security demands.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 7/23/2020
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Navigate Turbulence with the Resilience of Responsible AI
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Extraordinary economic conditions require brand-new analytic models, right? Not if existing predictive models are built with responsible AI. Hereís how to tell.
By Scott Zoldi, Chief Analytics Officer, FICO , 7/22/2020
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How Data-Driven Investments Paid Off in Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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When restaurants shut down, they set off a chain reaction all the way up the supply chain. Here's how one regional gourmet food distributor was able to pivot quickly.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/15/2020
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How to Detect Fakes During Global Unrest Using AI and Blockchain
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Until the next technical evolution, current blockchain and AI/ML applications will continue to raise the trustworthiness bar in our zero-trust world.
By Avivah Litan, VP, Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Inc. , 7/13/2020
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The Best Way to Get Started with Data Analytics
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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As data analytics matures, it's attracting a wider range of adopters. Here's how your organization can tap into this essential business technology.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 7/8/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  9/10/2020
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Deloitte on Cloud, the Edge, and Enterprise Expectations
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/14/2020
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Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
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