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Machine Learning Workflow: A New Product Category Is Born
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Developing and deploying software based on machine learning is a very different animal in terms of process and workflow.
By Moshe Kranc, Chief Technology Officer, Ness Digital Engineering , 7/12/2018
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Novartis Seeks Hidden Cures in Machine Learning, AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/11/2018
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The Truth About Blockchain
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/9/2018
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Job Loss and AI: Startups Accentuate the Positive
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/6/2018
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The Big Data Question: To Share or Not To Share
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/28/2018
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Getting into Analytics: One Professional's Story, Advice
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/26/2018
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AI and IoT: Tech’s New BFFs
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Enterprise interest in the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence are coming together, with AI helping the IoT do its job.
By Stephan Fabel, Cloud Architect and Product Manager, Canonical , 6/22/2018
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Teradata Suit Says SAP Stole Tech Behind HANA
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/21/2018
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Big Data in the Cloud: Avoiding Vendor Lock-in
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/20/2018
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The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/19/2018
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Why AI is So Brilliant and So Stupid
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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For all of the promise that artificial intelligence represents, a successful AI initiative still requires all of the right pieces to come together.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/11/2018
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Traditional ERP Falls into the Arms of Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/7/2018
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Why Microsoft's GitHub Deal Isn't a Sign of the Apocalypse
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Fear not, developers. The open source development community will thrive, no matter who's running the show.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/6/2018
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Overstock Accelerates with Big Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/6/2018
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Why Quantum Computing Should Be on Your Radar Now
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
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.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/4/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/30/2018
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A Machine Infrastructure to Get Value from AI
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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.
By Fred Sadaghiani, CTO, Sift Science , 5/29/2018
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Top Enterprises Eye Migrating Core Apps to the Public Cloud
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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Customer-facing giants find that innovation, agility and cost benefits outweigh the negatives. Will Verizon's migration inspire others to follow?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/29/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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