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Which Is the Right Platform for Big Data Analytics? WHICH IS THE RIGHT PLATFORM FOR BIG DATA ANALYTICS?

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Jun 18, 2019

Security and performance are vital if you want Big Data Analytics, as it usually involves security-sensitive applications that have to cope with ever-increasing amounts of data. And there are countless case studies that show that a proven way to do this is with on-premises implementation together wi...

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Five AI and Data Science Terms Business Leaders Get Wrong FIVE AI AND DATA SCIENCE TERMS BUSINESS LEADERS GET WRONG

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Jun 17, 2019

Have you ever read a blog post or a whitepaper and heard the terms “data science” or “predictive analytics” used in ways that aren’t quite right? As it turns out, terms like these are often used incorrectly, but by the end of this episode of the AI in Industry podcast, ...

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Augmented Analytics: What You Need to Know AUGMENTED ANALYTICS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jun 17, 2019

Businesses have more data than they can use. Recent innovation around artificial intelligence is looking to change that, however. All firms are widely collecting and using data today, some more than others. The most forward-thinking firms have big data strategies and actively view data as their most...

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The Major Impact of Big Data and Advanced Analytics on Call Centers THE MAJOR IMPACT OF BIG DATA AND ADVANCED ANALYTICS ON CALL CENTERS

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Jun 17, 2019

As artificial intelligence (AI) technology keeps evolving, we’ve started to see its effects on many different industries across the world. Call centers were expected to be among the main affected business models, and that’s so far turning out to be true. Many call centers around the worl...

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Public Sector & Government Data Center Trends PUBLIC SECTOR & GOVERNMENT DATA CENTER TRENDS

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Jun 17, 2019

As innovation and demand for information technology continues to increase, IT departments of all sizes are facing incredible pressure to finish building a new way of delivering services one that scales quickly, integrates multiple clouds and data centers, and performs to end-user and auditor expecta...

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Intel INTEL'S CASCADE OF DATA CENTRE RICHES

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Jun 17, 2019

In one of its biggest ever announcements, Intel kicked off its second quarter by releasing a slew of new and enhanced products aimed at consolidating its already dominant position in the corporate data centre. Topping that list was an extended and tweaked family of 2nd-generation Xeon Scalable proce...

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HOW COMPANIES ARE WRESTLING OVER BIG DATA HOW COMPANIES ARE WRESTLING OVER BIG DATA

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Jun 14, 2019

Big data today is considered as one of the most prevailing, trending and emerging technology. As the escalation in data is rapidly increasing, industries are progressively adopting this technology to obtain better insights from the data. Even businesses are onboarding big data analysts to assist the...

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Rise of the citizen data scientist RISE OF THE CITIZEN DATA SCIENTIST

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Jun 14, 2019

Innovative technology is transforming the way we consume data and is creating a new type of user within organizations: the citizen data scientist. This capability emerges from a new breed of artificial intelligence that puts powerful predictive analytics in the hands of front-line users, helping the...

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Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product SALESFORCE TALKS ABOUT ITS EINSTEIN ANALYTICS PRODUCT

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Jun 14, 2019

Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI. At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industr...

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6 Must Have Skills To Become A Skilled Big Data Analyst 6 MUST HAVE SKILLS TO BECOME A SKILLED BIG DATA ANALYST

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Jun 10, 2019

Big Data is considered as one of the most trending and emerging technologies. With the increase in data, organisations are adopting these technologies to gain better insights from the data. Big Data analysts help organisations to fulfil their needs by curating valuable insights from raw data. In thi...

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Three big mistakes in big data you never knew were mistakes THREE BIG MISTAKES IN BIG DATA YOU NEVER KNEW WERE MISTAKES

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Jun 10, 2019

In the midst of all the wonderful things we keep hearing about big data, it sure feels like business will just take off once you implement a good data strategy. For companies new to this, big data does not always just magically start showing spectacular results to your bottom line. It takes a lot of...

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AVOID BIG DATA BREACHES WITH 6 SIMPLE STEPS AVOID BIG DATA BREACHES WITH 6 SIMPLE STEPS

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Jun 04, 2019

In 2005, the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse detailed 136 data breaches. However, between 2005-2015, a range of ten years, more than 4,500 data ruptures were made public. From that point forward, the issue has nearly turned into a pestilence and more terrible. The results have turned out to be progress...

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Pitfalls to Avoid when Choosing Data Analytics Tools PITFALLS TO AVOID WHEN CHOOSING DATA ANALYTICS TOOLS

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Jun 04, 2019

Greater visibility and insights from data are no longer merely options for business competitiveness. They’re table stakes. Data gives companies the ability to understand and deliver exactly what their customers want, when they want it. Additionally, monitoring data streams can ensure product q...

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How Improved Data Synchronization Can Bring Revenue? HOW IMPROVED DATA SYNCHRONIZATION CAN BRING REVENUE?

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Jun 04, 2019

As big data moves to satisfy more on-time data delivery, IT teams across the enterprise must assure that data served up from applications that access big data, and transactional data must be accurate. Recently a customer had given a complete account of the shopping experience he faced; the user was ...

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Big Data dividend? BIG DATA DIVIDEND?

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Jun 03, 2019

Big Data solutions in aquaculture could revolutionise the industry, making it safer, easier to manage and more productive. But there could be security and economic dilemmas with adopting digital technology. The biggest argument in favour of using Big Data in aquaculture is that it improves managemen...

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Data turns dealers into mind-readers DATA TURNS DEALERS INTO MIND-READERS

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Jun 02, 2019

Dealers are rarely considered oracles, but with intelligent use of data, they'll be one step closer to reading consumers' minds. When a shopper browses an automotive website, a dealer may get some useful information from a sales lead, such as the person's name and address. But too often,...

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Is your data lying to you? IS YOUR DATA LYING TO YOU?

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May 31, 2019

Data and analytics are increasingly important tools that help businesses decide where to invest and develop. Take UPS, for example: it has used data/analytics to save up to $400 million every year through optimising delivery routes."While we rely on big data to provide actionable business intel...

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Big Data, Data Science, and Data Analytics: What is the Difference? BIG DATA, DATA SCIENCE, AND DATA ANALYTICS: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

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May 30, 2019

We are surrounded by data all around. Private businesses make the most use of data by collecting it and analyzing your preferences to get useful information. The huge size of data generated through a plethora of mobile, internet, social media, etc. with volumes of structured, semi-structured, and un...

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Medical AI has a big data problem MEDICAL AI HAS A BIG DATA PROBLEM

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May 30, 2019

Facing increasingly overworked doctors and labyrinthine insurance systems, hospitals are searching for a lifeline in AI systems that promises to ease hard diagnoses and treatment decisions.Reality check: The data underpinning the very first systems is often spotty, volatile and completely lacking in...

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Your data is now a commodity: Protect your net worth YOUR DATA IS NOW A COMMODITY: PROTECT YOUR NET WORTH

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May 30, 2019

For years, we’ve been simply giving away our most valuable asset  our personal data  steadily making ourselves more vulnerable to those nefarious souls out there who would take advantage of it. The lack of control we currently have over our data has become such a problem that America...

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Big Data Sheds New Light On Leading Cause Of Death In Hospitals BIG DATA SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN HOSPITALS

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May 29, 2019

Hospitals should reconsider the prevailing one-size-fits-all approach for treating sepsis, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh. A quarter of a million Americans die from sepsis each year. The disease occurs when the body responds to a severe infection by damaging its own tiss...

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WHERE IS PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS GOING TO REACH IN 2020? WHERE IS PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS GOING TO REACH IN 2020?

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May 29, 2019

Predictive Analytics is presently one of the most significant big data trends. Predictive Analytics is a subset of Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA). BI and BA are often used interchangeably, although there are differences in the question and methodology. In essence, business an...

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Top 15 Analytical Tools Data Scientists Must Use In 2019 TOP 15 ANALYTICAL TOOLS DATA SCIENTISTS MUST USE IN 2019

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May 28, 2019

Big data analysts need the right tools which empower them to analyse and make robust decisions in an organisation. In this article, Analytics India Magazine lists down 15 top analytical tools that all persons who work with Big Data must use in 2019: Apache Spark is a fast and general-purpose cluster...

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How Business Can Earn Big Revenue from Big Data HOW BUSINESS CAN EARN BIG REVENUE FROM BIG DATA

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May 27, 2019

If you were caught speaking about big data, people would think you are the real deal, because big data is such a huge deal today. Businesses all over are making tons of money simply from gathering large quantities of information and analyzing it. Truthfully, the world is quickly drowning is data.Eve...

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Digital Marketing through Data Analytics DIGITAL MARKETING THROUGH DATA ANALYTICS

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May 27, 2019

The most important and critical success factor of any business of today is Data. Social media sites, IoT devices, financial institutions and retail shops are working as data generation factories. The data generated by these factories is used for cross-selling, improving user experience and increasin...

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TOP 5 BIG DATA CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS TOP 5 BIG DATA CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

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May 26, 2019

Big data is the base for the next unrest in the field of Information Technology. Organizations today independent of their size are making gigantic interests in the field of big data analytics. This traction comes as a result of the undeniable upper hands that data gives in the present market scene. ...

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How Predictive Analytics Can Help With Workplace Safety HOW PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS CAN HELP WITH WORKPLACE SAFETY

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May 24, 2019

Workplace safety is a tremendous responsibility. According to 2017 numbers from Liberty Mutual, U.S. companies spend the equivalent of $1 billion every week, combined, on non-fatal injuries in the workplace. The good news is, keeping personnel and assets safe is becoming an increasingly manageable c...

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Seven must-haves for business intelligence success SEVEN MUST-HAVES FOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SUCCESS

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May 23, 2019

This is according to Karl Dinkelmann, director of data enablement, business intelligence (BI) and analytics at AccTech Systems, who told delegates at ITWeb Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit 2019 this week that all indications point to the fact that any company embarking on an analytics proj...

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THREE CRITICAL ASPECTS OF DESIGN THINKING FOR BIG DATA SOLUTIONS THREE CRITICAL ASPECTS OF DESIGN THINKING FOR BIG DATA SOLUTIONS

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May 23, 2019

Design thinking continues to be all the rage amongst organizations of all kinds from academia to startups, to agencies and consultancies, or large enterprises. The concept is popular today not because it’s new per se, but its approach to problem-solving fits well with the digital transformatio...

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How does GDPR affect data security when embedding analytics? HOW DOES GDPR AFFECT DATA SECURITY WHEN EMBEDDING ANALYTICS?

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May 23, 2019

It has been a year since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. Although it’s still in its infancy, GDPR is already a big consideration for organizations as they address the issues of data privacy, secure data access, and how they gather and use customer data...

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How Organizations Can Utilize Data Lakes, Marts, Vaults, and Warehouses HOW ORGANIZATIONS CAN UTILIZE DATA LAKES, MARTS, VAULTS, AND WAREHOUSES

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May 22, 2019

As businesses begin the movement to be more data-driven, it can be difficult to assess an organization’s exact data infrastructure need. With terms such as data lakes, data vaults, and data warehouses, IT business leaders may be asking themselves: “What exactly does our organization need...

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How Does Compounding Interest Relate to Your Investments in Data & Analytics? HOW DOES COMPOUNDING INTEREST RELATE TO YOUR INVESTMENTS IN DATA & ANALYTICS?

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May 22, 2019

I’ve been curious lately about the topic of why people make the decisions they do.  There are many recent advancements in the fields of cognitive and behavioral sciences, with interesting podcasts and blogs on these topics to binge on.  In a recent podcast, two authorities on behavio...

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How Big Data And Machine Learning Can Predict, Prevent Isolated Cases Of Disease HOW BIG DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING CAN PREDICT, PREVENT ISOLATED CASES OF DISEASE

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May 21, 2019

Measles, once thought to have been eliminated in the U.S., is popping up in isolated outbreaks as a result of skipped well-child visits and parents’ fears that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine is linked to autism. Though some 350 measles cases occurred in 15 states in the first three mo...

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The 3 keys to tackling data management complexity: performance, scalability and reliability THE 3 KEYS TO TACKLING DATA MANAGEMENT COMPLEXITY: PERFORMANCE, SCALABILITY AND RELIABILITY

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May 21, 2019

One reason data management is becoming more complex is because data is growing at a rapid rate. Some companies Kolappan has worked with have seen increases in their data from 50% to 80% within just one year. Major events like ransomware attacks or downtime issues are also becoming more of a problem,...

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How I Manage My Data as a Pro Photographer HOW I MANAGE MY DATA AS A PRO PHOTOGRAPHER

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May 21, 2019

When I first started in photography, there was no method to my data management madness. When shooting on location, I downloaded my cards onto my laptop and upon my return home I copied everything onto my computer. Every now and then I would make a backup on an external hard drive that I kept in my o...

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The five commandments of big data cloud migration THE FIVE COMMANDMENTS OF BIG DATA CLOUD MIGRATION

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May 21, 2019

With data cloud migration you can’t muscle your way in. Brute doesn't work for moving and maintaining petabytes of data. Brute force works for stuck lug nuts less so for moving and maintaining petabytes of data. Joel Horwitz, SVP Marketing Strategy, WANdisco takes up the tale The cloud is ...

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HARNESSING THE POWER OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO TRANSFORM BUSINESSES HARNESSING THE POWER OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO TRANSFORM BUSINESSES

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May 20, 2019

As big data and analytics continue to evolve at an ever-increasing pace, the innovation these technologies enable is transforming a wide range of businesses. A company which leverages cutting-edge technologies to gain new insights and dramatically improve decision-making is Oxagile. In an interview ...

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AUGMENTING HUMAN INTELLIGENCE WITH INNOVATION IN BIG DATA ANALYTICS AUGMENTING HUMAN INTELLIGENCE WITH INNOVATION IN BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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May 20, 2019

Organisations all around the globe have started adopting optimised technologies for the ideal use of resources to pave the way for growth and success. The whole network working in a digital savvy ecosystem has one core thing that is data. The goldmine of data gives birth to the transformation of ind...

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Why Your Enterprise Data Strategy Should Be a Hybrid WHY YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA STRATEGY SHOULD BE A HYBRID

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May 20, 2019

Many enterprises are still finessing their data strategies, and more often than not organizations are found comparing data warehouses and data lakes as standalone solutions. To that I say, why not do both? According to PwC’s recent data optimizationsurvey, the top data challenges in the enterp...

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Data Models That Build Themselves DATA MODELS THAT BUILD THEMSELVES

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May 20, 2019

Self-service Business Intelligence (BI) is about bridging the knowledge gap that has historically separated business professionals from their data. It’s about doing away with intimate knowledge of information systems as a prerequisite for finding out last quarter’s growth margin. And whe...

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The Basics of CI/CD for Data Science and Machine Learning THE BASICS OF CI/CD FOR DATA SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

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May 17, 2019

The basics behind how machine learning and data science should work often feel less than basic. Machine learning practitioners from programmers to scientists are learning how to apply advanced statistics and mathematical application within the context of software programming. The result is complexit...

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Guided Analytics and the Future of Data Science in the Enterprise GUIDED ANALYTICS AND THE FUTURE OF DATA SCIENCE IN THE ENTERPRISE

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May 17, 2019

Using these four properties will help data scientists successfully establish the right environment for the next breed of smart applications.By Michael BertholdMay 17, 2019Consumers everywhere depend on Alexa, Siri, or Google’s Assistant for all sorts of things -- answering obscure trivia quest...

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Four Methods of Change Data Capture FOUR METHODS OF CHANGE DATA CAPTURE

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May 17, 2019

As its name suggests, Change Data Capture (CDC) techniques are used to identify changes. CDC can be the basis to synchronize another system with the same incremental changes, or to store an audit trail of changes. The audit trail may subsequently be used for other uses e.g. to update a data warehous...

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The Role Of Data In Companies THE ROLE OF DATA IN COMPANIES

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May 17, 2019

Data collection is an important aspect which can help a business to grow. There are companies which run only by collecting data and making them available for those who are in search of it. When Johnson & Johnson announced its acquisition of Actelion Pharmaceuticals worth $30 million in January 2...

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The first open source Big Data Application platform THE FIRST OPEN SOURCE BIG DATA APPLICATION PLATFORM

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May 17, 2019

Last year we took a bold decision to open-source our technology for the benefit of the entire community. We believe the Big Data space has become a spider-web of technologies and standards that causes evolution to slow down considering the lightning-fast pace at which the different bits and pieces e...

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6 Ways R Is Best Suited For Big Data Analytics 6 WAYS R IS BEST SUITED FOR BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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May 16, 2019

R, the open source scripting language was released in 1995 and since then it has grown efficiently and has become a go-to language for the data scientists around the globe. R includes a large number of data packages, shelf graph functions, etc. which proves as a proficient language for big data anal...

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Big Data And The Revolution To End Them All BIG DATA AND THE REVOLUTION TO END THEM ALL

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May 16, 2019

The World Economic Forum predicts that, by the year 2030, an estimated 400-800 million jobs worldwide will be lost to “Big Data” powered beings. That’s 30% of the world’s population, if you were wondering. I say beings because, at the rate we’re going, to the place that...

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Countdown to Big Data in Precision Health: What’s the government’s role? COUNTDOWN TO BIG DATA IN PRECISION HEALTH: WHAT’S THE GOVERNMENT’S ROLE?

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May 15, 2019

The 21st Century Cures Act, passed in 2016, aims to fuel the acceleration of new treatments, medical technologies and other innovations in the United States over the course of nearly a decade. With these advances comes a trove of new data. Don Rucker, MD, the national coordinator for health informat...

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Big-Data Skills Earn High Pay For Today BIG-DATA SKILLS EARN HIGH PAY FOR TODAY'S COLLEGE GRADUATES

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May 15, 2019

The Class of 2019 is getting ready to enter one hot job market. And grads with a background in slicing and dicing data have an edge.Data scientist was the highest-paying entry-level job last year, according to Glassdoor research. Young adults in this field earned a median annual base salary of $95,0...

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Power BI Or Tableau: The Better Choice For Your Business POWER BI OR TABLEAU: THE BETTER CHOICE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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May 14, 2019

Business Intelligence or BI tools are a precursor of the world-altering digital technology in this modern technology landscape. Analytics plays a key role in determining which Business Intelligence tool is a better choice. This is because the more flexible the analytics platform offered by a specifi...

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Five ways the government is using data science FIVE WAYS THE GOVERNMENT IS USING DATA SCIENCE

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May 14, 2019

Data science is incorporated into almost every industry in 2019, including the Australian Federal and State Governments. Big data management generates better information and practices across a wide array of areas and is part of both governments’ plans to improve safety, helping Australia grow ...

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Data Engineering Key to Data Analytics DATA ENGINEERING KEY TO DATA ANALYTICS

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May 14, 2019

What's ahead for BI and analytics? We spoke to Matt Cain, president and CEO of Couchbase, about edge computing, AI and machine learning (ML) strategies, and the power and promise of NoSQL. Cain joined Couchbase in 2017 as president and CEO, where he is responsible for driving the company's m...

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5 predictive storage analytics features you 5 PREDICTIVE STORAGE ANALYTICS FEATURES YOU'LL WANT TO WATCH FOR

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May 14, 2019

We're all familiar with the power, convenience and borderline creepy accuracy of predictive data analytics. Whether it's looking for something new to watch on Netflix, browsing items related to an item bought last week on Amazon or cursing our phone's autocomplete misfire, predictive ana...

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Business Intelligence: A Life Hack for Today’s CFO BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: A LIFE HACK FOR TODAY’S CFO

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May 14, 2019

Google next-generation CFO and you’ll find 50-odd articles, whitepapers, and blogs on the evolving role of the chief financial officer. But, there’s a nuance the headlines miss: it’s not just the next-generation’s role that is evolving, it’s the now-generation’s r...

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Your Employees are Resilient, But What About Your Data and IT? YOUR EMPLOYEES ARE RESILIENT, BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR DATA AND IT?

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May 13, 2019

Resilience has long been a quality to which people aspire, seeking adaptability in both themselves and as a characteristic in others. From Forbes to Harvard Business Review to Fast Company, the concept of cultivating individual employee and collective workplace cultural resilience has surfaced as to...

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The Most Powerful Collection of R Packages for Data Science THE MOST POWERFUL COLLECTION OF R PACKAGES FOR DATA SCIENCE

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May 13, 2019

Data scientists spend close to 70% (if not more) of their time cleaning, massaging and preparing data. That’s no secret – multiple surveys have confirmed that number. I can attest to it as well – it is simply the most time-taking aspect in a data science project.Unfortunately, it i...

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Why Data Centers are Crucial for Mega-cities WHY DATA CENTERS ARE CRUCIAL FOR MEGA-CITIES

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May 13, 2019

Today, megacities have become synonymous with economic growth. In both developing and developed countries, cities with populations of 10 million or more account for a significant portion of overall prosperity, and most analysts and policymakers think this trend is here to stay. There are currently 3...

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How Big Data Could Help Your Business to Earn More HOW BIG DATA COULD HELP YOUR BUSINESS TO EARN MORE

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May 12, 2019

The idea that Big Data is a magic key for any business is very popular. We decided to figure out what to do with the company, which decided to introduce this popular tool, and how to do it effectively.
What Is It all about? Big data (BD) is a huge amount of info that helps you to detect hidde...

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Why Big Data Is a Big Opportunity for Employment WHY BIG DATA IS A BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

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May 12, 2019

One 2019 report from Indeed indicated a 344% rise in the demand for data science specialists since 2013 and a 29% year-over-year increase. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the operations research analysis and computer research information science fields to grow by 27% and 19%, respectivel...

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How the UK’s urban data project is being rolled out to improve living conditions HOW THE UK’S URBAN DATA PROJECT IS BEING ROLLED OUT TO IMPROVE LIVING CONDITIONS

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May 09, 2019

Kainos, a global digital services platform provider, has been selected as the UK’s lead digital and data partner for a new urban data smart cities initiative.The Urban Data Project, which has been proposed by a consortium including smart street lighting applications provider, Telensa, along wi...

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EQUINIX EXTENDS THE DIGITAL EDGE WITH 12 NEW DATA CENTRES AND 23 EXPANSIONS OPENING IN 2019 EQUINIX EXTENDS THE DIGITAL EDGE WITH 12 NEW DATA CENTRES AND 23 EXPANSIONS OPENING IN 2019

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May 08, 2019

The global interconnection and data centre company, will open 12 new International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centres and expand 23 existing IBX data centres in 2019 as part of an expected $1.730 to $1.920 billion of non-recurring capital expenditure expansion programme for the year as...

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6 Top Business Analytics Companies to Consider 6 TOP BUSINESS ANALYTICS COMPANIES TO CONSIDER

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May 06, 2019

IT news and analysis outlet CRN recently released its sixth annual 2018 Big Data 100, a vendor listing that identifies the solution providers that are innovating in the space. The list is aimed at helping the providers identify the best partners. Different this year is that the list is broken down i...

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6 Ways To Use Mobile App Data 6 WAYS TO USE MOBILE APP DATA

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May 06, 2019

In this era of technology evolution, each company pays rapt attention to understand mobile data leverage, or in other words, how mobile app data can be used for business growth and to generate revenue from it. This data gives insights on mobile app user buying decisions and other behaviors. This dat...

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Banking on big data BANKING ON BIG DATA

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May 03, 2019

Despite the dislike of the term by some, the importance of Big Data continues to grow and with it, its potential for benefitting the retail banking industry. As with other industries, many banking services and insurance organisations are working to adopt a fully data-driven approach to grow their bu...

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Three Ways to Close Your Company’s Data Science Skills Gap Now THREE WAYS TO CLOSE YOUR COMPANY’S DATA SCIENCE SKILLS GAP NOW

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May 01, 2019

It should come as no surprise that demand for folks with data science expertise exceeds supply. In fact, according to some McKinsey, there are only half as many qualified data scientists as needed. The good news is the market will likely resolve the shortage in the long run. But in the short run, th...

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The State of Data Science: Expertise Shortage Creates a Need for Innovation THE STATE OF DATA SCIENCE: EXPERTISE SHORTAGE CREATES A NEED FOR INNOVATION

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Apr 30, 2019

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil but data. As a result, the skills required to convert data into insights that generate revenues are in high demand. Unfortunately, one of the biggest hurdles companies face when trying to capitalize on their data sets is a lack of data scient...

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“Analytics in Action” “ANALYTICS IN ACTION”

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Apr 29, 2019

SAS GLOBAL FORUM, DALLAS: With all the hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and digital transformation, SAS is keeping it genuine. “Analytics in Action” isn't just the topic of the current year's SAS Global Forum.At the world’s largest analytics conference, April 28-May...

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Your Data Quality Situation is Unique (But it Really isn’t) YOUR DATA QUALITY SITUATION IS UNIQUE (BUT IT REALLY ISN’T)

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Apr 29, 2019

We been involved in hundreds of Data Qualityimplementations. There is one thing every project has in common: The project team thinks their data is different than anything I might have seen before. To some extent that is true; each company has its own volumes of data records and this data may be stor...

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Why Market Collaboration is Imperative in the Hyperscale Data Center Era WHY MARKET COLLABORATION IS IMPERATIVE IN THE HYPERSCALE DATA CENTER ERA

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Apr 29, 2019

Today, we’re in the hyperscale data center era. In Q1 2018, Synergy Research Group data shows the capex of hyperscale operators jumped to $27 billion, which is a great leap forward from all spending in previous quarters.But to understand how we’ve reached this level of growth, it’s...

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Data Intelligence Helps CDOs Mitigate Risk DATA INTELLIGENCE HELPS CDOS MITIGATE RISK

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Apr 28, 2019

As business strategies become more and more tightly linked to data strategies, these capabilities will be critical to the success of the CDO. With these new analyzers, CDOs are able to mitigate risk and ensure regulatory compliance through policy-driven data governance while still extracting value f...

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Next Generation Business Intelligence: Customer-Driven Success NEXT GENERATION BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: CUSTOMER-DRIVEN SUCCESS

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Apr 25, 2019

The customer-driven era, business success depends on how quickly a business can respond to a customer demand. The more that businesses become reliant on real-time outcomes, the more they will seek next-generation (next-gen) BI deployments.Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) platforms were high-co...

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Reducing Data Center Energy Costs REDUCING DATA CENTER ENERGY COSTS

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Apr 24, 2019

If you’re like us, you’re always looking for ways to reduce operating expenses. Recently we’ve taken a deeper look at potential savings in energy costs, which is having a growing impact in data center operations. TierPoint built three new data centers over the past two years (Tulsa...

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Big Data Won’t Build a Better Robot BIG DATA WON’T BUILD A BETTER ROBOT

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Apr 23, 2019

Artificial intelligence is going to boost human productivity in a thousand ways, transforming everything from transportation to health care to agriculture. Some enthusiastic computer scientists even think we will find a “master algorithm” that will fix our politics and make lives “...

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Could a computer ever create better art than a human? COULD A COMPUTER EVER CREATE BETTER ART THAN A HUMAN?

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Apr 23, 2019

A bit steep, you might think, for a picture of someone you've never heard of. And you won't have heard of the artist either, as the picture was created by an algorithm drawing on a data set of 15,000 portraits painted between the 14th and 20th Centuries.And to be honest, it's a bit rubbi...

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Which of these Business Intelligence tools should get your vote? WHICH OF THESE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOLS SHOULD GET YOUR VOTE?

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Apr 23, 2019

So you’ve made the decision that your organisation needs to improve analytics and reporting? You’ll quickly realise that there is no shortage of solutions on the market, and that can make choosing the right Business Intelligence tool for your business a difficult task. It’s importa...

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Things You Need to Know About Looking for a Data Science Job in 2019 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LOOKING FOR A DATA SCIENCE JOB IN 2019

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Apr 23, 2019

In this contributed article, Avery Phillips indicates there are numerous things to be aware of as you begin the job search for a data science position. Many apply to any traditional job hunt, but others are important for those going into the field of data science to consider. As graduation looms upo...

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Graph Analytics Expands to the Cloud GRAPH ANALYTICS EXPANDS TO THE CLOUD

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Apr 22, 2019

Graph continues to be the fastest growing segment of data management. The benefit: the ability to offer deeper insights on data and in real-time, therefore enabling better business outcomes. A number of graph solution providers are continuing to innovate by taking their technology to the cloud. Spec...

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Scoping a Data Science Project SCOPING A DATA SCIENCE PROJECT

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Apr 22, 2019

In a previous article, we discussed the benefits of up-skilling your employees so they could investigate trends within data to help find high-impact projects. If you implement these suggestions, you will have everyone thinking about business problems at a strategic level, and you will be able to add...

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5 common advanced analytics scenarios & resources for Tableau 5 COMMON ADVANCED ANALYTICS SCENARIOS & RESOURCES FOR TABLEAU

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Apr 22, 2019

The term "advanced analytics" refers to “techniques and tools typically beyond those of traditional business intelligence,” often associated with data science. Tableau invests in advanced analytics so that you can get to the root of your questions, no matter how complex they be...

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How Big Data Can Transform Transportation as We Currently  It HOW BIG DATA CAN TRANSFORM TRANSPORTATION AS WE CURRENTLY IT

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Apr 21, 2019

n this contributed article, Magnolia Potter takes a look at how Big Data can transform transportation as we currently know it. Big data is already changing the world around us. The retail, healthcare, financial services, and entertainment industries are all using big data to improve their quality of...

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3 Must-Have Business Intelligence Tools 3 MUST-HAVE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOLS

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Apr 20, 2019

In this contributed article, Ben Bloch, CEO of Bloch Strategy, discusses the rise of Digital Transformation (DX) and how it is a hot topic right now. It’s the idea that organizations must take strategic, purposeful even dramatic  actions to reshape how they use technology to bolster busin...

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Big Data: Replacing the Vs with a Single D BIG DATA: REPLACING THE VS WITH A SINGLE D

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Apr 19, 2019

can remember the first time people started to talk about “Big Data”.It may be a hackneyed phrase today, but some years ago it took the world of BI and analytics by storm. What then ensued was a mad frenzy to come up with a good definition that encapsulated what was meant by the term. Som...

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What is Augmented Data Science and Why is it Important to My Business? WHAT IS AUGMENTED DATA SCIENCE AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO MY BUSINESS?

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Apr 18, 2019

If Data Science was once the sole domain of analysts and data scientists, Augmented Data Science represents the democratized view of this domain. With Augmented Data Science, the average business user can engage with advanced analytics tools that allow for Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) and lev...

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How workforce planning analytics builds stronger businesses HOW WORKFORCE PLANNING ANALYTICS BUILDS STRONGER BUSINESSES

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Apr 18, 2019

The workforce is the core of every business. And while workforce planning can provide great benefit to the growth and profitability of the organization as whole, many HR groups aren’t taking advantage of a sophisticated planning analytics solution. The Aberdeen Group recently published Automat...

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Breaking Barriers in Business Intelligence with Big Data Analytics BREAKING BARRIERS IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE WITH BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Apr 17, 2019

Advancements in Big Data aggregation and processing tools have made a huge impact on the way businesses operate now. Business Intelligence market is evolving at break-neck speed. The new-age tools help businesses to gather huge volume of data and derive meaningful inference to make real-time decisio...

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Modern enterprise performance management for the agile business MODERN ENTERPRISE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FOR THE AGILE BUSINESS

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Apr 16, 2019

As companies look to fully embrace agility as a way of working and doing business, integrated planning is emerging as an ideal way forward.Integrated planning unleashes the power of enterprise performance management across your company to support business and organizational agility. That’s rig...

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How the Gig Economy Will Bring Big Data to Every Market HOW THE GIG ECONOMY WILL BRING BIG DATA TO EVERY MARKET

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Apr 16, 2019

In this contributed article, Marcus Sawyerr, CEO of YOSS USA, discusses how today’s organizations need data in order to be successful, and they need data scientists to make use of that data. In order for both parties to thrive in this era, companies need to have the right strategies in place b...

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How small and mid-sized businesses can perform big data analytics HOW SMALL AND MID-SIZED BUSINESSES CAN PERFORM BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Apr 15, 2019

Big data doesn’t need to be a daunting challenge for small or midsized business (SMBs). Accessing, storing and exploring big data can be done by businesses of any size. An influx of data from sensors, streaming audio and video log files, web, and social media are increasing the volume, velocit...

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Top 3 themes: winning use cases in data science and AI TOP 3 THEMES: WINNING USE CASES IN DATA SCIENCE AND AI

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Apr 12, 2019

I am working on a project that requires a lot of research on how people are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in real-world business cases. While AI and ML are two of the hottest trends in technology, they don’t seem to be proliferating as widely or as quickly as we ...

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7 data competitions for data scientists and analysts 7 DATA COMPETITIONS FOR DATA SCIENTISTS AND ANALYSTS

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Apr 12, 2019

Data competitions serve many functions. They are a great way to learn best practices, gather feedback on your work, and advance your skills. They can also serve as a method of brainstorming by crowdsourcing solutions to problems.Whatever their function, data competitions are an opportunity to push b...

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See How Easily You Can Do Disaster Recovery SEE HOW EASILY YOU CAN DO DISASTER RECOVERY

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Apr 10, 2019

Earlier I've written about Big Data High Availability in different aspects and I intentionally avoided the Disaster Recovery topic. High Availability answers on the question how system should process in case of failure one of the component (like Name Node or KDC) within one system (like one Hado...

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Why R Programming in Data Science? WHY R PROGRAMMING IN DATA SCIENCE?

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Apr 10, 2019

Data Science is everyone’s word of the mouth in the current analytical eco-space. The study of Data Science which encompasses various subjects like Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and so on has made tremendous advancement in the recent pas...

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How to Visualize AWS Cost and Usage Data Using Amazon Athena and QuickSight HOW TO VISUALIZE AWS COST AND USAGE DATA USING AMAZON ATHENA AND QUICKSIGHT

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Apr 09, 2019

One of the major reasons organizations migrate to the AWS cloud is to gain the elasticity that can grow and shrink on demand, allowing them to pay only for resources they use. But the freedom to provide on-demand resources can sometimes lead to very high costs if they aren’t carefully monitore...

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An Introduction to Python Virtual Environment AN INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

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Apr 09, 2019

Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence are some of the most heard about buzzwords in the modern analytical eco-space. The exponential growth of technology in this regard has simplified our lives and made us more machine dependent. The astonishing hype surrounding ...

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A new data platform revitalizes a century-old manufacturer A NEW DATA PLATFORM REVITALIZES A CENTURY-OLD MANUFACTURER

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Apr 09, 2019

A company can only survive for 115 years by reinventing itself, questioning assumptions and constantly looking for an edge. Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world’s largest manufacturer of glass containers, used worldwide by many leading food and beverage brands, recently began just such a reinventio...

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Why prescriptive analytics and decision optimization are crucial WHY PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS AND DECISION OPTIMIZATION ARE CRUCIAL

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Apr 08, 2019

A fundamental and important business question is, “what should we do?” It can be answered by prescriptive analytics. Prescriptive analytics solutions enable accurate decision-making for complex problems that involve millions of decision variables, constraints and trade-offs with optimiza...

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What is Data Lake and How to Improve Data Lake Quality WHAT IS DATA LAKE AND HOW TO IMPROVE DATA LAKE QUALITY

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Apr 05, 2019

Building data pipelines is a core component of data science at a startup. In order to build data products, you need to be able to collect data points from millions of users and process the results in near real-time. Today, many organizations nowadays are struggling with the quality of their data. Da...

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Overcoming the Top Barriers to Data Encryption OVERCOMING THE TOP BARRIERS TO DATA ENCRYPTION

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Apr 05, 2019

We’ve entered an age where the conveniences of widespread connectivity, the cloud, and cheap, easily accessible storage have put us at more risk than ever of getting breached. At the same time, malicious actors have become more sophisticated, resourceful, and persistent – when data does ...

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Data transparency: Pushing open data standards on business practices DATA TRANSPARENCY: PUSHING OPEN DATA STANDARDS ON BUSINESS PRACTICES

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Apr 03, 2019

The concept of open data that is the notion that information and intellectual property should be freely available without copyright or patent restrictions didn’t exactly start with the beginning of the Internet. But the overwhelming quantity of information generated by the Internet coupled wit...

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How to Discover and Classify Metadata using Apache Atlas on Amazon EMR HOW TO DISCOVER AND CLASSIFY METADATA USING APACHE ATLAS ON AMAZON EMR

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Apr 02, 2019

The boundaries of the enterprise are becoming diffused. You have data on the network, on the endpoint, and on the cloud. Enabling visibility into your data flows is a critical first step to understanding which data is at risk for theft or misuse. You need to know what data you have, where it’s...

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Understanding The Nuances of Instagram Data Transparency Policies UNDERSTANDING THE NUANCES OF INSTAGRAM DATA TRANSPARENCY POLICIES

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Apr 01, 2019

Big data has improved transparency of social media sites. You can nowdownload your personal data from them, which allows you to see what records are retained. Data on your photos, videos, comments, profile details and connections can be stored. Although users can get access to their data, there are ...

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BI Implementation Insights: Clear and Easy Starting Points BI IMPLEMENTATION INSIGHTS: CLEAR AND EASY STARTING POINTS

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Apr 01, 2019

Business intelligence implementation can seem like a daunting task at the outset. There are so many moving parts, needs, and requirements that finding the right starting point may feel like a shot in the dark. However, one of the most important aspects of running a successful business intelligence p...

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The Top 5 Data Preparation Challenges to Get Big Data Pipelines to Run in Production THE TOP 5 DATA PREPARATION CHALLENGES TO GET BIG DATA PIPELINES TO RUN IN PRODUCTION

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Mar 30, 2019

Many organizations have been looking to big data to drive game-changing business insights and operational agility, but big data has turned out to be so complex and costly to configure, deploy and manage, most data projects never make it into production. The agility businesses require today means bei...

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The Upcoming Revolution in Predictive Analytics THE UPCOMING REVOLUTION IN PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Mar 29, 2019

I have just completed my survey of data (from articles, blogs, white papers, university websites, curated tech websites, and research papers all available online) about predictive analytics. And I have a reason to believe that we are standing on the brink of a revolution that will transform everythi...

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Bringing automation and intelligence to data catalogs BRINGING AUTOMATION AND INTELLIGENCE TO DATA CATALOGS

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Mar 29, 2019

Organizations use only a small percentage of the vast amount of data they generate. To drive insights and outcomes at scale, many are building data science teams and enabling knowledge workers with access to data. But these teams can take advantage of data only when they know what the data is about....

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How data is enabling a new era of government innovation HOW DATA IS ENABLING A NEW ERA OF GOVERNMENT INNOVATION

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Mar 29, 2019

Data can empower and inform government organizations in a number of ways, from providing indicators on progress towards mission goals, to facilitating decision-making, and improving government operations and programs.That power can be extended through collaboration. Sharing access to data, dashboard...

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The Role of Data Curation in Big Data THE ROLE OF DATA CURATION IN BIG DATA

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Mar 28, 2019

Curation is the end-to-end process of creating good data through the identification and formation of resources with long-term value. In information technology, it refers mainly to the management of data throughout its lifecycle, from creation and initial storage to the time when it is archived for f...

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How to improve your supply chain with data visualization techniques HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN WITH DATA VISUALIZATION TECHNIQUES

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Mar 28, 2019

Every business with a physical footprint that deals in tangible goods will eventually run into optimization issues with their supply chain. It’s a simple factor of business: If something can be shipped poorly, it will be. Whether poor driving efficiency or less than ideal distribution station ...

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7 Ways Big Data Is Essential For Life Insurance Settlements 7 WAYS BIG DATA IS ESSENTIAL FOR LIFE INSURANCE SETTLEMENTS

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Mar 28, 2019

The life insurance industry will soon undergo a dramatic transformation in response to advances in big data. A growing number of digital startups are starting to emphasizethe impact of big data in this antiquated business. A number of insurance executives have been reluctant to embrace the changes o...

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Optimizing the IoT Infrastructure for Enhanced Big Data Performance OPTIMIZING THE IOT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENHANCED BIG DATA PERFORMANCE

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Mar 28, 2019

The Internet of Things is one of the most groundbreaking trends affecting consumers and businesses all over the world. According to a report by Gartner, the economic impact of all products connected to the IoT willexceed $300 billion by next year. A number of factors are contributing to the prolifer...

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How Financial Institutions Are Becoming Champions Of Big Data HOW FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ARE BECOMING CHAMPIONS OF BIG DATA

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Mar 28, 2019

The financial sector, due to the huge amount of regulation and pending legislation placed upon it, can be a risky place in which to innovate. As a result, the utilization of big data has severely lagged. However, this is something that is beginning to change. Leading respected analysts from American...

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Top 8 Data Science Use Cases in Gaming
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Mar 28, 2019

The gaming industry is on its rise nowadays. With more than 2 billion players all over the world gaming industry is a resource of enormous revenues and these revenues are expected to grow further on. With a growing number of users, the amount of data to be proceeded is enlarging. Users’ playin...

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Almost a Year Later: The Real Impact of GDPR ALMOST A YEAR LATER: THE REAL IMPACT OF GDPR

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Mar 28, 2019

Almost a year after the ominous GDPR regulation was passed in the EU, it’s time to look back and measure its true impact. The ambitious and incredibly strict regulation was meant to bolster privacy and security for European citizens. It also promised to deliver more control over personal data,...

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MODERN DATA SHARING: THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS MODERN DATA SHARING: THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS

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Mar 27, 2019

Data sharing between organizations for commercial purposes has been around for over 100 years. But until very recently, enterprises have been forced to rely on traditional data sharing methods that are labor-intensive, costly and error-prone. These methods are also more open to hackers and produce s...

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Everything You Need to Know About Real-Time Business Intelligence EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REAL-TIME BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

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Mar 27, 2019

It’s becoming increasingly obvious that the pace at which we create new data won’t slow down anytime soon. With millions of streams and touch points, most businesses create gigabytes of data every minute, yet our rate of data comprehension cannot keep up. To get the most out of data, com...

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Your Guide To Understanding Various Types of Data Masking YOUR GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING VARIOUS TYPES OF DATA MASKING

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Mar 27, 2019

“Google Search Reveals Community College Student’s Social Security Number.” While this may seem like aheadline you would find on sites like The Onion, this is something that actually happened. This situation occurred when staff members at a community college started to test a new t...

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What is the Difference Between: Data Science, Data Mining and Machine Learning WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN: DATA SCIENCE, DATA MINING AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Mar 27, 2019

The advancement in the analytical eco-space has reached new heights in the recent past. The emergence of new tools and techniques has certainly made life easier for an analytics professional to play around with the data. Moreover, the massive amounts of data that’s getting generated from diver...

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Trusted and ethical AI with IBM Cloud Private for Data TRUSTED AND ETHICAL AI WITH IBM CLOUD PRIVATE FOR DATA

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Mar 27, 2019

The next big wave to impact humanity is artificial intelligence. It will be powered by the new oil: data. AI is poised to fundamentally change every industry, every business, and possibly every person on earth. A moment like this is rare and we are just at the beginning. IDC predicts that “By ...

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From enterprise to edge: embeddable databases unleash new capabilities FROM ENTERPRISE TO EDGE: EMBEDDABLE DATABASES UNLEASH NEW CAPABILITIES

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Mar 26, 2019

Delivering meaningful analytics in an efficient, reliable way that takes data of all types into account remains a challenge for many organizations. This is particularly true for localized analytics performed at the Internet of Things (IoT) edge. Embeddable, small-footprint databases are making this ...

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Top 3 Reasons Companies Need Data Wrangling TOP 3 REASONS COMPANIES NEED DATA WRANGLING

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Mar 26, 2019

Data Wrangling is a vital process of cleaning, restructuring and enriching available raw data into a more usable format to ensure robust, accurate data analytics. Raw, or unstructured, data goes through a transformation during the wrangling process and is prepared in a new composition. The prepared ...

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How to make art out of your Strava activity data with Tableau HOW TO MAKE ART OUT OF YOUR STRAVA ACTIVITY DATA WITH TABLEAU

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Mar 26, 2019

If you don’t already know, Strava is a fitness app used for tracking cycling and running using GPS. If you use Strava, you’re probably used to checking your progress in the app. You might even have used the Strava web data connector to build your own Tableau dashboards. But have you thou...

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Big Data is Transforming the Future of WordPress Hosting BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE OF WORDPRESS HOSTING

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Mar 26, 2019

Since hosting plans directly impact websites’ profits, choosing between shared vs WordPress hosting is a crucial decision. As a tech professional, you are aware that each website is created and maintained differently. However, WordPress is the mostly widely used platform on the web. There are ...

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TOP 9 BEST PRACTICES FOR DATA WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT TOP 9 BEST PRACTICES FOR DATA WAREHOUSE DEVELOPMENT

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Mar 26, 2019

When planning for a modern cloud data warehouse development project, having some form or outline around understanding the business and IT needs and pain points will be key to the ultimate success of your venture. Being able to tell the right story will give the business the structure it needs to be ...

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The Future of Nonprofits: Big Data, AR and Emerging Technologies THE FUTURE OF NONPROFITS: BIG DATA, AR AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

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Mar 26, 2019

Emerging and innovative technologies are constantly changing the world of business, and more often than not it’s for the better. While we regularly hear about how things like IoT and smart devices change industries such as manufacturing, logistics and even healthcare, there’s one area we...

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Five Key DevOps and Software Testing Predictions for 2019 FIVE KEY DEVOPS AND SOFTWARE TESTING PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Mar 26, 2019

2018 was an exciting year for DevOps innovation and growth.  It is also likely to be remembered as the year that artificial intelligence and machine learning finally took root in the DevOps consciousness. Organizations are still struggling to increase the degree of their test automation for des...

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Is Your Data FAIR? An Open Data Checklist for Success IS YOUR DATA FAIR? AN OPEN DATA CHECKLIST FOR SUCCESS

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Mar 25, 2019

Many believe that data should be recognized as the ‘oil of the 21st century’, the world’s most valuable resource. This opinion is spreading, with 64% of more than 1,000 researchers who contributed to the State of Open Data Report in 2018 making their data available, compared to jus...

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How Big Data Is Improving Risk Management HOW BIG DATA IS IMPROVING RISK MANAGEMENT

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Mar 25, 2019

Risk management in business is a very old problem that can benefit from some brand-new tools. Big data analysis is one of the most important of these tools. As the saying goes, knowledge is the key to power and modern organizations have quite a bit of accumulated knowledge data they can use to exami...

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What Should You Do About All Those Data Lakes? WHAT SHOULD YOU DO ABOUT ALL THOSE DATA LAKES?

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Mar 25, 2019

Examples might be an analytic data store for data scientists, another repository for offloading cold data, and a third, low-cost storage and compute in the cloud. If query and analytical workloads grow too large, splitting lakes into multiple, possibly overlapping data lakes can spread the workload....

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How to infuse automation with data governance to thrive in a regulated world HOW TO INFUSE AUTOMATION WITH DATA GOVERNANCE TO THRIVE IN A REGULATED WORLD

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Mar 25, 2019

Without regulations, would you and your assets always be safe and protected? In my opinion, in the same way that laws are there to protect, regulations help safeguard the individual, groups, organizations and even society as a whole.  But safeguards do not come without a cost. Looking at just t...

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Machine Learning for Transactional Analytics MACHINE LEARNING FOR TRANSACTIONAL ANALYTICS

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Mar 25, 2019

Machine Learning is the latest buzzword in the analytical eco-space. The idea was there before as well but its usage has largely increased in recent times due to the enormous amounts of data that is available and the huge computational capacity of the modern systems. Machine Learnings is the study o...

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Three things data pros need to know about emerging technologies THREE THINGS DATA PROS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

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Mar 22, 2019

The overarching theme of the latest IT Industry Outlook is that the next big thing is dead. There is no single technology that will redefine IT operations or business strategies. Instead, technologies must be stacked together to produce new and innovative solutions. Of course, drawing the most inter...

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The Way Forward for the Software-Defined Data Center THE WAY FORWARD FOR THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER

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Mar 22, 2019

In the next few years, many businesses will continue the trend of replacing their IT infrastructure with cloud services. Instead of physical data centers with raised floors and cables, they will have software-defined data centers (SDDC), equipped with virtualized networking, storage and servers.

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Human or Machine? Two Paths for Deploying Analytics HUMAN OR MACHINE? TWO PATHS FOR DEPLOYING ANALYTICS

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Mar 21, 2019

As data science and analytics teams continue to feel pressure to deliver more value from analytics, many organizations still struggle with the processes and technology required to deploy models into production and more rapidly make data-driven decisions. When evaluating how to best undertake these a...

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Facing the Realities of Data Science FACING THE REALITIES OF DATA SCIENCE

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Mar 20, 2019

As organizations entered the Big Data era, there was a myriad of challenges on their way of storing it, but, with the introduction of a plethora of frameworks, everything worked out just fine. However, now the focus has moved from storing to processing which, by God’s grace, is being taken car...

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Skills and Tools Every Data Engineer Needs to Tackle Big Data SKILLS AND TOOLS EVERY DATA ENGINEER NEEDS TO TACKLE BIG DATA

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Mar 20, 2019

As a company that touts the benefits of a full end-to-end BI solution, we certainly know the value of a data engineer. The data engineer’s job is to extract, clean, and normalize data, clearing the path for data scientists to explore that data and build models. To do that, a data engineer need...

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Big Data in Pharmaceutical: Top Trends Transforming Medicine BIG DATA IN PHARMACEUTICAL: TOP TRENDS TRANSFORMING MEDICINE

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Mar 20, 2019

After transforming the face of Marketing, Sales, and Service, Big Data is extending its reach and impact into other industries. While industries such as Automation, Oil and Gas, Metallurgy, Military, Education, and Hospitality have been faster than the rest in adopting and promoting Big Data applica...

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What is cloning and what does it have to do with Autonomous Data Warehouse? WHAT IS CLONING AND WHAT DOES IT HAVE TO DO WITH AUTONOMOUS DATA WAREHOUSE?

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Mar 20, 2019

When we think about creating a new data mart we typically imagine creating a single environment into which we load our data set then run our queries. For many individuals and departmental teams this is all that is needed: a single instance of an autonomous data warehouse to meet all the required nee...

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Data analytics to shape the future of earth observation DATA ANALYTICS TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF EARTH OBSERVATION

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Mar 19, 2019

The earth observation industry is continually evolving, anticipating a seamless integration of new technologies, sensing modalities and unconventional data sources. As the demand for earth observation data explodes to address the challenges of the global population, climate change, disasters, etc., ...

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The Evolution of Data Lakes and Data Platforms: Migrating to the Cloud THE EVOLUTION OF DATA LAKES AND DATA PLATFORMS: MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD

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Mar 19, 2019

Data lakes have quickly become mainstream, growing in popularity and prevalence, as businesses realize how they help solve scalability and duplication issues while significantly enhancing analytics insights to gain a competitive advantage. In addition, the diversity of usage and inherent ability to ...

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5 Advantages of Using a Redshift Data Warehouse 5 ADVANTAGES OF USING A REDSHIFT DATA WAREHOUSE

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Mar 19, 2019

Choosing the right solution to warehouse your data is just as important as how you collect data for business intelligence. To extract the maximum value from your data, it needs to be accessible, well-sorted, and easy to manipulate and store. Amazon’s Redshift data warehouse tools offer such a ...

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What Is Pervasive Data Intelligence? WHAT IS PERVASIVE DATA INTELLIGENCE?

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Mar 19, 2019

In our brave new world exponential digitization means data is currency and control, requiring businesses to have a faster, better, stronger understanding of that data if they’re going to compete. Beyond just competing, information and the ability to turn insights into real results fastest is m...

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How Sensor Data, Analytics, and AWS Make Cities Smarter HOW SENSOR DATA, ANALYTICS, AND AWS MAKE CITIES SMARTER

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Mar 18, 2019

Who would have predicted the hidden insights and cost savings waiting to be uncovered in the management of our trash? Bigmate, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider that turns real-time sensor data into insights, has. Bigmate’s goal is to solve real-world problems and serve communitie...

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BUILDING THE TECHNOLOGY AND MARKET FOR THE DATA ECONOMY BUILDING THE TECHNOLOGY AND MARKET FOR THE DATA ECONOMY

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Mar 18, 2019

Snowflake Data Sharing empowers customers to securely share data in real time without moving the data. Because data becomes exponentially more useful and powerful when it’s connected and shared, we’re taking Snowflake Data Sharing to another level by launching the new rebate program. The...

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SECURELY LINKING THE WORLD’S HEALTH DATA IN ONE CLOUD-BUILT DATA WAREHOUSE SECURELY LINKING THE WORLD’S HEALTH DATA IN ONE CLOUD-BUILT DATA WAREHOUSE

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Mar 18, 2019

Traditional healthcare information technology (HIT) is another barrier to data-driven healthcare evolution, because it limits the amount of data that healthcare organizations can effectively join and link together. Organizations find it impractical and sometimes impossible to transport substantial a...

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Building Team-Driven Analytics and Trusting Data BUILDING TEAM-DRIVEN ANALYTICS AND TRUSTING DATA

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Mar 18, 2019

With the recent emergence of self-service BI tools and platforms, data analysts and business users are now empowered to unearth timely data insights on their own and make impactful decisions without having to wait for assistance from IT. It's the perfect situation for more agile, insightful busi...

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Top 10 Big Data Tools in 2019 TOP 10 BIG DATA TOOLS IN 2019

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Mar 18, 2019

The amount of data produced by humans has exploded to unheard-of levels, with nearly 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created daily. With advances in the Internet of Things and mobile technology, data has become a central interest for most organizations. More importantly than simply collecting it, thou...

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How Data is Helping the Wrongfully Accused Prove Innocence HOW DATA IS HELPING THE WRONGFULLY ACCUSED PROVE INNOCENCE

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Mar 18, 2019

Over the past two decades, more than 360 Americans have been exonerated of crimes that occurred before the DNA era of criminal investigations. They served an average of 14 years. Twenty of these individuals served time on death row. And while these are shocking statistics in their own right, the rea...

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Obtain Business Development With Data Intelligence Tools & Technologies OBTAIN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WITH DATA INTELLIGENCE TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES

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Mar 15, 2019

At present, 53% of businesses are in the process of adopting big data analytics as part of their core business strategy and it’s no coincidence. To win on today’s information-rich digital battlefield, turning insight into action is a must, and online data analysis tools are the very vess...

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Data Lake Platform Modernization: 4 New Directions DATA LAKE PLATFORM MODERNIZATION: 4 NEW DIRECTIONS

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Mar 15, 2019

Most data lake users are committed to the data lake's method of managing diverse big data -- but not so much Hadoop as the preferred platform. These users want to continue with the data lake method and even expand it into more use cases, but they know they cannot modernize and mature their data ...

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How to Use Analytics to Avoid Problems, Before They Impact Your Business HOW TO USE ANALYTICS TO AVOID PROBLEMS, BEFORE THEY IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS

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Mar 15, 2019

Businesses have a lot of moving parts.  Even on a good day things can go awry which cause disruption to operations and ultimately the end consumer.  I like to call such disturbances “business turbulence”.  The concept of “business turbulence” was inspired by a ...

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Big data + AI: Context, trust and other key secrets to success BIG DATA + AI: CONTEXT, TRUST AND OTHER KEY SECRETS TO SUCCESS

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Mar 14, 2019

When Target deduced that a teenager from Minnesota was pregnant and told her father about it before she’d broken the news herself it was a reminder of just how powerful data analytics can be, and how companies must wield that power carefully. Several years later, big data and machine learning ...

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The Big Picture: Data, Analytics, and Marketing THE BIG PICTURE: DATA, ANALYTICS, AND MARKETING

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Mar 14, 2019

The rise of analytics is affecting every industry. The marketing field is ahead of the curve, having been a metrics-driven industry for decades, but which metrics a company decides to focus on, how they track and report (and analyze) those metrics, and what they do with that analysis makes all the d...

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Data Mapping Tools: What Are the Key Differentiators DATA MAPPING TOOLS: WHAT ARE THE KEY DIFFERENTIATORS

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Mar 14, 2019

The need for data mapping tools in light of increasing volumes and varieties of data as well as the velocity at which it must be processed is growing. It’s not difficult to see why either. Data mapping tools have always been a key asset for any organization looking to leverage data for insight...

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10 Ways How Big Data is Improving the Healthcare Industry 10 WAYS HOW BIG DATA IS IMPROVING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 13, 2019

The healthcare industry isn't only a large industry, but one of the most complex sectors. With increased demand for better health care, the industry is making rapid progress. More advanced technologies are being brought to the table as specialists in the health sector search for more effective s...

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Build trust in your business data to be more data-driven BUILD TRUST IN YOUR BUSINESS DATA TO BE MORE DATA-DRIVEN

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Mar 13, 2019

Data is critical to business operations, but that idea is not always shared by everyone across the organization, and in reality, it may not be their fault. Despite more companies spending more money on data analytics solutions, the percentage of people in these businesses who actually touch data or ...

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Best data visualization tools for smarter decisions in 2019 BEST DATA VISUALIZATION TOOLS FOR SMARTER DECISIONS IN 2019

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Mar 13, 2019

Big data is a big deal. But getting the most out of the effort you put into data collection and using it in a meaningful way requires a few things. Data needs to be organized and presented in a way that makes it easy to comprehend and explore. It should also present information in a way that helps t...

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How to choose a BI platform for your business – A complete guide HOW TO CHOOSE A BI PLATFORM FOR YOUR BUSINESS – A COMPLETE GUIDE

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Mar 13, 2019

Business intelligence (BI) software helps organizations analyze their data assets to make informed decisions, improve processes, and drive business objectives. The solution’s signature function is sharing data analysis in the form of dashboards and reports with teams. With an eye on key perfor...

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Succeed in the Intelligent Era with an End-to-End Data Management Framework SUCCEED IN THE INTELLIGENT ERA WITH AN END-TO-END DATA MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

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Mar 12, 2019

The last decade has seen unprecedented advancements in artificial intelligence. We have moved towards a data-centric approach, and data is the center of everything digital. The data collected through different sources is refined, analyzed, and orchestrated with data platforms to generate intelligent...

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From Big Data to Big Insights: How to Make Better Business Decisions with Predictive Analytics FROM BIG DATA TO BIG INSIGHTS: HOW TO MAKE BETTER BUSINESS DECISIONS WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Mar 12, 2019

Although many businesses tout "data centricity" as a critical success factor, most only realize a fraction of the value they could be getting from their data. Investments in data acquisition, storage, and analysis often fall short because most businesses lack the tools and techniques neede...

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Social Determinants of Health: Complete Data for Targeted Care SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH: COMPLETE DATA FOR TARGETED CARE

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Mar 12, 2019

The realization that clinical care alone may not be enough to influence health outcomes has led to an increasing need to understand the impact of social and economic factor on one’s health. As healthcare organizations continue to implement technologies and strategies to bring targeted, value b...

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Test principles – Data Warehouse vs Data Lake vs Data Vault TEST PRINCIPLES – DATA WAREHOUSE VS DATA LAKE VS DATA VAULT

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Mar 12, 2019

A data warehouse is a central repository of integrated data from one or more various sources. They store current and historical data in one place that are used for creating analytical reports for workers throughout the firm. The data stored in the warehouse is sourced from the various operational da...

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The Data Science Behind Natural Language Processing THE DATA SCIENCE BEHIND NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

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Mar 12, 2019

Natural language processing (NLP) is a discipline in computer science and artificial intelligence. NLP is the communication between people and machines to both interpret our meaning and to construct valid responses. The field has been around since the 1950s and you may have heard of the “Turin...

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Adding Cloud to Your Analytic Ecosystem ADDING CLOUD TO YOUR ANALYTIC ECOSYSTEM

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Mar 12, 2019

It’s a common question: what should a business executive consider when determining the best approach for adding cloud to an analytic ecosystem? We at Teradata have thought a lot about this topic because our customers have substantial environments with significant amounts of data, many dozens o...

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Three Exciting Ways Data Is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry THREE EXCITING WAYS DATA IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 11, 2019

The United States spends over $10,000 per capita, or 18% of its GDP, on healthcare. With further rising costs and pressures from consumers for better, more affordable care, healthcare organizations are being forced to shift toward more personalized, value-based models. Data and analytics are the dri...

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The enterprise data warehouse of the future THE ENTERPRISE DATA WAREHOUSE OF THE FUTURE

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Mar 11, 2019

Though the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) has traditionally been the repository for historical data such as sales and financials, it is quickly evolving to meet the demands of new technologies. These include artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile and social, which continue t...

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Top 10 Big Data Predictions that will come true in 2019 TOP 10 BIG DATA PREDICTIONS THAT WILL COME TRUE IN 2019

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Mar 11, 2019

The amount of data that we’re creating is unbelievable. With the growth of data, the need for analyzing and identifying patterns and trends in data becomes critical. Therefore, the need for big data analytics is more than ever. That brings us to the question ‘Where is the big dataindustr...

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Data Governance Stock Check: Using Data Governance to Take Stock of Your Data Assets DATA GOVERNANCE STOCK CHECK: USING DATA GOVERNANCE TO TAKE STOCK OF YOUR DATA ASSETS

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Mar 08, 2019

For regulatory compliance (e.g., GDPR) and to ensure peak business performance, organizations often bring consultants on board to help take stock of their data assets. This sort of data governance “stock check” is important but can be arduous without the right approach and technology. Th...

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How to control costs and simplify life with IBM Hybrid Data Management Platform HOW TO CONTROL COSTS AND SIMPLIFY LIFE WITH IBM HYBRID DATA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

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Mar 08, 2019

The story of data management has always been about greater simplicity. Organizations that once kept data siloed in different databases have found ways to connect it. When different types of data became more prevalent, such as social media and Internet of Things (IoT) data, that data was integrated, ...

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Why and How to Use Pandas with Large Data - But Not Big Data WHY AND HOW TO USE PANDAS WITH LARGE DATA - BUT NOT BIG DATA

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Mar 08, 2019

Data is unavoidably messy in real world. And Pandas is seriously a game changer when it comes to cleaning, transforming, manipulating and analyzing data. In simple terms, Pandas helps to clean the mess.

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Your Guide To Starting A Career In Business Intelligence & The BI Skills You Need YOUR GUIDE TO STARTING A CAREER IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE & THE BI SKILLS YOU NEED

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Mar 07, 2019

Does the idea of discovering patterns in large volumes of information make you want to roll up your sleeves and get to work? Do you find computer science and its applications within the business world more than interesting? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may want to consider a ca...

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The Fall of the High Street and the Rise in Importance of Data THE FALL OF THE HIGH STREET AND THE RISE IN IMPORTANCE OF DATA

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Mar 07, 2019

Storefronts and stalls have been around since biblical times, and even now, one just has to walk around London to see stores that are hundreds of years old. Take Fortnum and Mason, for example, founded in 1707 and still trading in the same building. Retail has not fundamentally changed much over the...

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5 Tips for Effective Application of Business Intelligence in the Banking Industry 5 TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE APPLICATION OF BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY

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Mar 07, 2019

Since the crisis of 2008, the banking industry has been under pressure to avoid another crash. Industry leaders have had to guide their organizations carefully and adapt to a host of new regulations. They haven’t done it alone, however. Banking industry leaders have gained visibility into many...

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Continuous delivery of data drives continuous intelligence CONTINUOUS DELIVERY OF DATA DRIVES CONTINUOUS INTELLIGENCE

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Mar 07, 2019

Every organization today is trying to analyze large data sets to make predictions and optimize actions so business outcomes are better. They are striving for continuous intelligence in every business process and need real-time analytics to process current and historical data sets. Continuous intelli...

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6 Dos and Don’ts of Data Governance – Part 2 6 DOS AND DON’TS OF DATA GOVERNANCE – PART 2

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Mar 07, 2019

Gartner predicts that “by 2023, 75% of all databases will be on a cloud platform, increasing complexity for data governance and integration”. The move to the cloud is accelerating as organizations are collecting more data, including new datasets that are created beyond their firewalls. T...

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How OTTO Utilizes Big Data to Deliver Personalized Experiences HOW OTTO UTILIZES BIG DATA TO DELIVER PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCES

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Mar 06, 2019

OTTO is one of Europe’s most successful e-commerce companies and Germany’s biggest online retailer. In the past financial year, 6.6 million customers ordered online from OTTO. Like virtually every other retailer with an online presence, OTTO competes against Amazon for customers and mind...

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3 ways prescriptive analytics helps deliver better financial services 3 WAYS PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS HELPS DELIVER BETTER FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Mar 06, 2019

As any financial services executive knows, improving business results with precise, timely decisions is much harder than it looks. A multitude of factors can get in the way of achieving the optimal mix of risk mitigation, profitability, operational efficiency and customer experience, including the s...

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6 Ways Big Data Is Transforming Transport and the Supply Chain 6 WAYS BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING TRANSPORT AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 06, 2019

Our supply chains are the lifeblood of global business. You probably don't need to be reminded of the stakes involved when companies engage in the movement of products throughout the world especially if you deal in time-sensitive merchandise like foods, beverages or health care products. Big dat...

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Why industry specific data analytics is taking off? WHY INDUSTRY SPECIFIC DATA ANALYTICS IS TAKING OFF?

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Mar 06, 2019

Having the appropriate data analytics solution is vital to strategic decision making. However, one-size-fits-all solutions don’t always address a company’s specific needs. Cloud technology has facilitated the rise of vertical SaaS data analytics and more bespoke solutions.

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Why performers should embrace Big Data WHY PERFORMERS SHOULD EMBRACE BIG DATA

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Mar 06, 2019

Chris Karloff, the former guitarist for punk rock band Kasabian, left the band in 2006 while the band was recording one of their most successful records: Empire. Karloff felt that the band just didn’t have the right presence and if it were just a personal matter of taste, that would be fine. A...

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How to protect your business from a catastrophic data breach? HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM A CATASTROPHIC DATA BREACH?

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Mar 05, 2019

It seems that every so often, we are reading news headlines about massive data breaches and the impact they have on businesses and customers alike. Marriott, Yahoo, Experian, and so many other industry giants have fallen prey to these issues. In the age of big data being used to operate businesses i...

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Natural Language Query on Your Data lake NATURAL LANGUAGE QUERY ON YOUR DATA LAKE

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Mar 05, 2019

Today’s world of big and diverse data is forcing the BI market to go through some significant upgrades. Enough change has occurred over the years that newer labels like “visual analytics,” or “analytics and BI,” or “modern BI” emerge to designate a new wave ...

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Training a Champion: Building Deep Neural Nets for Big Data Analytics TRAINING A CHAMPION: BUILDING DEEP NEURAL NETS FOR BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Mar 05, 2019

The world of data is now the world of Big Data. The genie is out of the bottle and there’s no going back. We produce more and more data every day and the datasets being generated are getting more and more complex. Traditionally, the way to handle this has been to scale up computing resources t...

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AI Without the Data is Just A AI WITHOUT THE DATA IS JUST A

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Mar 05, 2019

Few trends got more attention in tech last year than artificial intelligence. In 2018, organizations made big investments out of fear, mostly according to a NewVantage Partners survey. Of the 92% of Fortune 1000 that increased their AI investments, another 92% reports they did it in order to achieve...

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Data Digest: AI Mistakes, ML Code Problems, Accurate Predictions DATA DIGEST: AI MISTAKES, ML CODE PROBLEMS, ACCURATE PREDICTIONS

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Mar 05, 2019

Being aware of the limitations of modern techniques can help you avoid pitfalls in AI, machine learning, and data science. AI can come with serious negative consequences according to this group of experts.

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Master Your Analytics Challenges With Professional Embedded BI Tools MASTER YOUR ANALYTICS CHALLENGES WITH PROFESSIONAL EMBEDDED BI TOOLS

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Mar 04, 2019

In the modern world of business, data holds the key to success but only if you know how to use it to your advantage. A study from Forbes Insights discovered that poor-quality data or the mishandling of data can leave businesses at risk of monumental failure. Moreover, poor data quality management cu...

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Q&A: Data Dictionaries and the Big Data Lifeline Q&A: DATA DICTIONARIES AND THE BIG DATA LIFELINE

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Mar 04, 2019

Data Dictionaries. Sounds like a blast from the past, right? Wrong. This simple, long-standing tool is even more relevant to us today than it ever was in the past. Working with data people every day, I know what it takes for our analysts and data engineers to go through the data and make it easier t...

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Transforming Your Next Quarter with Real Time Analytics TRANSFORMING YOUR NEXT QUARTER WITH REAL TIME ANALYTICS

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Mar 03, 2019

Next quarter is always on the way. So it’s a good time to ask questions and examine your data. Are sales or product performance in a slump? You may be looking for business strategies to pick up next quarter’s pace. Or maybe things are going well and you want to maintain steady growth. Ei...

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Why Datafication is Key for the Organisation of Tomorrow WHY DATAFICATION IS KEY FOR THE ORGANISATION OF TOMORROW

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Mar 01, 2019

Imagine, it is Friday afternoon, and after a long week at work, you and your colleagues decide to go to the bar to unwind and refresh with a nice cool glass of beer. You go to your favourite pub and upon reaching the bar order a few pints. However, instead of the bartender giving you your beloved be...

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Big Data Analytics Paving The Path For Businesses With More Informed Decisions BIG DATA ANALYTICS PAVING THE PATH FOR BUSINESSES WITH MORE INFORMED DECISIONS

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Mar 01, 2019

The much-created hype around big data has died down with a new hype that's focused on gaining insights from the torrent of data. This why digital businesses considering analytics as all-important technology to embrace. The digital transformation is fostering the data-driven culture to enable bet...

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Data literacy: What it means and why it’s essential for your business DATA LITERACY: WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S ESSENTIAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Mar 01, 2019

They were falling into a common trap the belief that some data is better than none. In fact, some data whether it’s the wrong type or too little can do more harm than good. The responses these managers based their decisions on were far from statistically significant, and they’d probably ...

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How Measurable Analytics Helps to Improve Collaboration and Engagement HOW MEASURABLE ANALYTICS HELPS TO IMPROVE COLLABORATION AND ENGAGEMENT

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Mar 01, 2019

Team collaboration has taken team managers’ minds worldwide. As companies expect that team collaboration will bring multiple benefits, they keep implementing relevant tools and spread collaboration-centric cultures. This collaboration fashion has made the teamwork more transparent and facilita...

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Building Successful Governed Data Lakes with Agile Data Lake Methodology BUILDING SUCCESSFUL GOVERNED DATA LAKES WITH AGILE DATA LAKE METHODOLOGY

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Mar 01, 2019

First, let’s talk about what I mean by “metadata-driven” architecture. A metadata-driven architecture allows developers to use metadata (data about data) to abstract function from logic. Metadata-driven frameworks will allow us to create generic templates and pass the metadata as p...

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Free mind mapping tools for data scientists to enhance structured thinking FREE MIND MAPPING TOOLS FOR DATA SCIENTISTS TO ENHANCE STRUCTURED THINKING

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Mar 01, 2019

The phrase “Data scientists” denote the persons who have a deep understanding of the relation between data and information. Their prime job is taking an immense volume of random data with an intention to manage and rearrange them using their competence of programming, mathematics, and st...

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New security and privacy issues Big Data users will face in 2019 NEW SECURITY AND PRIVACY ISSUES BIG DATA USERS WILL FACE IN 2019

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Feb 28, 2019

By now, everyone on the planet (well, perhaps save the preserved Mashco-Pirotribe in the Peruvian Amazon) has heard of the infamous 2014 Yahoo data breach that affected over 3 billion user accounts and hurled Yahoo into cyber obscurity. The once $100 billion company established in 1994 was sold for ...

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Modernize applications with automated, self-service data MODERNIZE APPLICATIONS WITH AUTOMATED, SELF-SERVICE DATA

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Feb 28, 2019

From a technology perspective, this means companies must quickly build, test and deploy applications that drive top line growth, improve efficiency and reduce costs while still meeting complex data privacy and compliance challenges. The year 2019 will bring new challenges and opportunities for appli...

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How IoT & Big Data have Improved Semiconductor Growth HOW IOT & BIG DATA HAVE IMPROVED SEMICONDUCTOR GROWTH

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Feb 28, 2019

The semiconductor industry is one of the quickest growing technology fields in the world right now. According to recently released data from the Semiconductor Industry Association or SIA, the sales in August 2018 for the sale of semiconductors around the world reached more than $41 billion. Compared...

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Data Digest: Machine Learning and AI in Science, Finance, and Hiring DATA DIGEST: MACHINE LEARNING AND AI IN SCIENCE, FINANCE, AND HIRING

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Feb 28, 2019

Pitfalls in using machine learning for scientific study, applications for AI in investment, carefully using AI in hiring. Machine learning is an efficient way to examine large data sets, but can scientists really trust the conclusions reached through these techniques? AI and machine learning are hel...

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Leveraging BI and Big Data in Modern Business LEVERAGING BI AND BIG DATA IN MODERN BUSINESS

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Feb 28, 2019

Companies today are collecting data at an unprecedented rate, but how much of the collected data actually makes an impact on their business? According to ODPi, by 2020, the accumulated volume of Big Data will increase from 4.4 zettabytes to roughly 44 zettabytes or 44 trillion GB. It’s a tall ...

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Managing Analytic Workloads with Cloud MANAGING ANALYTIC WORKLOADS WITH CLOUD

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Feb 27, 2019

A literal interpretation of “Managing Analytic Workloads with Cloud” could pertain to the topic of administering a system deployed in the cloud, the purpose of which is to do analytics. The thrust of this path might discuss the benefits and drawbacks of an as-a-service environment when c...

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Delivering on Data Science with Talend: Getting Quality Data DELIVERING ON DATA SCIENCE WITH TALEND: GETTING QUALITY DATA

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Feb 27, 2019

One of the things you might have heard a hundred times while working on Data Science projects is the 80/20 rule, where 80% of a data science effort is spent on data compilation, getting clean relevant data in the right format and where it’s needed and only 20% on actual analysis. According to ...

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Internet of Things in the World of School INTERNET OF THINGS IN THE WORLD OF SCHOOL

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Feb 26, 2019

“The world is changed,” said Galadriel in the Lord of the Rings. What the even queen could not foresee is the way the world could change. In her times magic was the only means to communicate and get information across the distance, now almost everyone has a smartphone equipped with sound...

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Data: When Less is More DATA: WHEN LESS IS MORE

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Feb 26, 2019

Aviation, automobile and even train companies spend significant amounts of money annually reducing the weight of their products. Take the aviation industry, for example, millions of pounds are invested each year into R&D to reduce the weight of their plane’s components and structures while...

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The Most Effective Data Analytics Strategies in the Insurance Industry THE MOST EFFECTIVE DATA ANALYTICS STRATEGIES IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

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Feb 26, 2019

The Importance of Data Analytics in the Insurance Industry. Data analysis is especially important in the insurance industry. That’s because agents, brokers, financial reporters and other insurance professionals have to gather large amounts of data from their policyholders and process every sin...

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Netflix Harnesses Big Data To Profit From Your Tastes NETFLIX HARNESSES BIG DATA TO PROFIT FROM YOUR TASTES

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Feb 26, 2019

“Bird Box,” a thriller starring Sandra Bullock, sucked in 45 million Netflix viewers in a week. “Bandersnatch,” part of Netflix’s “Black Mirror” franchise, set new standards for interaction. Netflix is quietly transforming the entertainment industry with big...

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How Are You Monetizing the Analytics You’re Embedding? HOW ARE YOU MONETIZING THE ANALYTICS YOU’RE EMBEDDING?

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Feb 26, 2019

Today, I’m in a role where I’m able to provide the platform to build the analytic applications, instead of doing the actual building myself. This role has also allowed me to work with analyst groups, and I recently had the opportunity to spend time with Aberdeen to go through the researc...

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Know Thyself: Why You Need Usage Analytics KNOW THYSELF: WHY YOU NEED USAGE ANALYTICS

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Feb 25, 2019

We live in a data-driven world. If your organization isn’t taking advantage of the data it’s collecting, then you’re leaving money on the table and probably losing customers (or at least missing a BIG way you could be making your customers happier). Embedding analytics is a huge wa...

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6 Dos and Don’ts of Data Governance – Part 1 6 DOS AND DON’TS OF DATA GOVERNANCE – PART 1

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Feb 25, 2019

One big mistake I see organizations make when starting out on their data governance journey is forgetting the rationale behind data. So don’t just govern to govern. Whether you need to minimize risks or maximize your benefits, link your data governance projects to clear and measurable outcomes...

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Potential Use Cases for Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare Payer Organization POTENTIAL USE CASES FOR BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE PAYER ORGANIZATION

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Feb 25, 2019

The healthcare industry is undergoing a major transformation due to an increasing acceptance of big data technologies and advanced analytics. As per HIMSS, the amount of healthcare data being generated is increasing at an exponential rate of 48% a year, hence, healthcare industry is looking for ways...

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How Data Science Can Be Used to Power Civil Society Across the World HOW DATA SCIENCE CAN BE USED TO POWER CIVIL SOCIETY ACROSS THE WORLD

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Feb 22, 2019

Nonprofits exist in an environment that demands they operate efficiently while keeping pace with a rapidly changing world. But there's a new tool to help nonprofits make decisions in the face of these realities: data science. Data science refers to the process of extracting meaningful insight fr...

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How Sorting and Structuring Big Data Along With Using AI Applications Help Insurers Facilitate Business Processes HOW SORTING AND STRUCTURING BIG DATA ALONG WITH USING AI APPLICATIONS HELP INSURERS FACILITATE BUSINESS PROCESSES

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Feb 22, 2019

Companies collect an enormous amount of data that emanates from their business operations on a daily basis. The data is held in their databases so that it can be used to create value. It may be stored to facilitate marketing or improve certain areas of the enterprise making operations more efficient...

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How to Effectively Connect AI Tech to Your Customer’s Online Experiences HOW TO EFFECTIVELY CONNECT AI TECH TO YOUR CUSTOMER’S ONLINE EXPERIENCES

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Feb 22, 2019

We know that using this technology can provide business leaders with the exact data they need for smarter and more effective strategies, especially for planning, predicting trends, and audience targeting. But one conversation we often fail to have is how AI can help the most important person in the ...

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What Are the Benefits of Bringing Data Analytics to Payroll? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BRINGING DATA ANALYTICS TO PAYROLL?

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Feb 21, 2019

At some point, every hiring manager has to ask themselves one important question. Am I paying my employees an appropriate salary? Without a compensation management tool, determining the answer to that question can be difficult. Perhaps you are starting a new business or organization, and you’r...

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Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations DATA PRIVACY AND COMPLIANCE AT NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

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Feb 21, 2019

If that wasn't amazing enough, Mr. Cook left no room for misunderstanding when he declared that tech giants put profit over privacy and that their most dubious actions result in nothing short of surveillance. He was, however, not all doom and gloom. He also made it clear that those who believe i...

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Three Benefits of Managed Services Models THREE BENEFITS OF MANAGED SERVICES MODELS

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Feb 21, 2019

The benefits of managed services models are far-reaching and abundant. That’s because managed services have a trickle-down effect that affects an entire company. When you hire an IT firm that specializes in collecting and analyzing data, you’ll notice more than just an improvement in dat...

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How Big Data is Transforming Ecommerce HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING ECOMMERCE

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Feb 21, 2019

This is the winning entry for the Iflexion Scholarship 2019. Each year, we pick one student to award $1,000 against their tuition fees in recognition of their awareness of technologies and how they change our lives, as seen in their competing essay. All opinions are expressed by the author and may n...

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Data classification for governance: An approach to data protection and compliance DATA CLASSIFICATION FOR GOVERNANCE: AN APPROACH TO DATA PROTECTION AND COMPLIANCE

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Feb 21, 2019

In my last post, I discussed the growing pool of regulations (both in the US and globally) that mandate protection of personal or private data. In the post, I raised a question about the degree to which we need to manage data asset metadata. Yes, I know I didn’t call it that last time, but if ...

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D3 Data Visualization – Take Your Dashboards to Another Level D3 DATA VISUALIZATION – TAKE YOUR DASHBOARDS TO ANOTHER LEVEL

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Feb 20, 2019

No matter what industry your company operates in, it’s likely that you produce impressive amounts of data. From sales to personnel to inventory, businesses create information that can be incredibly valuable if it can be interpreted correctly and turned into actionable insights. Business intell...

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Democratizing Data: How Training Your Team Leads to Better Projects & Happier Data Scientists DEMOCRATIZING DATA: HOW TRAINING YOUR TEAM LEADS TO BETTER PROJECTS & HAPPIER DATA SCIENTISTS

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Feb 20, 2019

The head of product may wonder whether a recent cold snap led to an increase in traffic to the company website because people were trapped inside. The CEO might look at engagement statistics and wonder if mobile user engagement varies significantly with the make and model of the phone. These ideas g...

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On Collaboration Between Data Science, Product, and Engineering Teams ON COLLABORATION BETWEEN DATA SCIENCE, PRODUCT, AND ENGINEERING TEAMS

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Feb 20, 2019

Introduction: Consider Being Product-Minded. Eugene Mandel, Head of Product at Superconductive Health, recently dropped by Domino HQ to discuss cross-team collaboration within data science. While Mandel’s background is engineering, he has held leadership roles within data engineering, data sci...

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5 Strategic Competitive Advantages of Embedded Analytics 5 STRATEGIC COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS

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Feb 20, 2019

With traditional BI solutions, user engagement and analytics adoption across the organization can remain low, because they may provide limited value to the end user and be difficult to use. From my experience building analytic applications, the only way to improve engagement and deliver a successful...

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5 Big Data Questions For Software Developers 5 BIG DATA QUESTIONS FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS

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Feb 20, 2019

Software developers are finding themselves beset by news headlines insisting that big data and the rise of the information age are coming to upend their industry. Many hardworking software engineers are deeply unfamiliar with big data, however, or at the very least uncertain of the many ways it stan...

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What is Full Stack Python WHAT IS FULL STACK PYTHON

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Feb 19, 2019

To understand what full stack Python is, let us start with what exactly is a full stack? A full stack developer is a jack-of-all-trades in servers, databases, systems engineering, and facing clients. This means the. Front End: This is the user-interface and needs language experience of CSS, HTML, JQ...

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The Evolution of Business Intelligence and Where It’s Going THE EVOLUTION OF BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND WHERE IT’S GOING

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Feb 19, 2019

Business intelligence (BI) has evolved more quickly in the last few years. Decades ago, business owners had to rely on data experts to tell them what data meant and how it connected to their business strategies. With new advances in BI, it’s now possible for anyone to perform this level of in-...

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How to Learn Data Science Without a Degree HOW TO LEARN DATA SCIENCE WITHOUT A DEGREE

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Feb 19, 2019

When considering how to become a data scientist without a degree — or whether such a thing is even possible — it’s best to look to the greats for guidance. DJ Patil, who built the first data science team at LinkedIn before becoming the first chief data scientist of the United State...

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Is Self-Service Analytics the New Big Data? IS SELF-SERVICE ANALYTICS THE NEW BIG DATA?

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Feb 19, 2019

Big Data is an ever evolving and somewhat mysterious term, referring to data that is characterized by a set of properties known as the “V”s. There are between 3 and 10 Vs, depending on your source. The most common ones are Volume, Velocity, Variety and Veracity. Volume: The scale of the ...

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How Can Smart Data Discovery Tools Generate Business Value? HOW CAN SMART DATA DISCOVERY TOOLS GENERATE BUSINESS VALUE?

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Feb 19, 2019

We live in a time where data is all around us. In the digital age, those who can squeeze every single drop of value from the wealth of data available at their fingertips, discovering fresh insights that foster growth and evolution, will always win on the commercial battlefield. Studies suggest that ...

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Data storage: Which of the 3 types is best for your business? DATA STORAGE: WHICH OF THE 3 TYPES IS BEST FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

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Feb 19, 2019

Data Storage: A Look at 3 Main Types & Determining Which is Best for Your Business. I remember when I first started my business several years ago. And one of the last things on my mind while trying to get it up and running was how I was going to store my data. As my business, Click Intelligence ...

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Miniaturization of sensors opening new vistas in data collection MINIATURIZATION OF SENSORS OPENING NEW VISTAS IN DATA COLLECTION

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Feb 18, 2019

With chips getting smaller by the day, sensors have grown both in terms of efficiency and cost-effectiveness. This has also made the technology more popular and accessible. If we look back, democratization and consumerization of geospatial started with smartphones. Today, almost everyone carries a G...

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Your BI Should be Mobile First YOUR BI SHOULD BE MOBILE FIRST

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Feb 18, 2019

Marc Andreessen said “software is eating the world,” but today it’s mobile that’s dominating the globe and business intelligence and analytics. Over half of all worldwide data flows over mobile devices and users prefer apps to mobile browsers by a factor of three-to-one! The ...

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A Beginners Guide to Data Science A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO DATA SCIENCE

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Feb 18, 2019

You’ve probably heard the word ‘Data Science’ pop up in numerous conversations, news articles and across different media. This article is a primer on what Data science is all about. Data science is the future of technology and is creating millions of jobs world wide. Tech giants li...

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Big Data Initiatives in Document Compliance Management BIG DATA INITIATIVES IN DOCUMENT COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT

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Feb 18, 2019

Businesses and government organizations of all sizes, and across all industries continue to be challenged by rapidly growing repositories of unstructured content. Regulated industries like financial services, healthcare, legal, and government may be subject to more regulatory compliance standards an...

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7 Skills That Data Scientists Need To Know Via Big Data Analytics Courses 7 SKILLS THAT DATA SCIENTISTS NEED TO KNOW VIA BIG DATA ANALYTICS COURSES

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Feb 18, 2019

Data analytics is one of the most sought-after careers of today. Being a good data scientist involves developing a lot of skills essential to the job. Here are a few skills you need to have on your resume if you want to become a good data scientist: Being capable of handling unstructured data. Unstr...

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What’s The Difference Between Business Intelligence and Data Science? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND DATA SCIENCE?

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Feb 18, 2019

Tools and techniques for management reporting and analysis have evolved since computers first came out. One can argue that the first management reporting tool was COBOL (COmmon Business Oriented Language). It allowed business people to get data out of systems created by computer people. COBOL was ev...

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How blockchain and big data can work together to enable data monetization HOW BLOCKCHAIN AND BIG DATA CAN WORK TOGETHER TO ENABLE DATA MONETIZATION

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Feb 17, 2019

The fourth industrial revolution has led to the rise of data-driven business models. Organizations collect large volumes of data from every department using modern technologies such as big data and IoT. Every organization has realized that data is an asset and utilizes crucial data in multiple appli...

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Power BI + Azure Data Lake = Velocity & Scale to Your Analytics POWER BI + AZURE DATA LAKE = VELOCITY & SCALE TO YOUR ANALYTICS

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Feb 17, 2019

Bring data together from various web, cloud and on-premise data sources and rapidly drive insights. The biggest challenge Business Analysts and BI developers have is the need to ingest and process medium to large data sets on a regular basis. They spend the most time gathering the data rather than a...

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How to Become A Successful Data Analyst? HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL DATA ANALYST?

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Feb 16, 2019

While the internet has overwhelming amounts of different options for learning how to become a Data Analyst, let us begin with the core understanding of what are the essential criterions for becoming a professional. What is Data Analysis? Let us first start with understanding what Data Analysis is. T...

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What Is It Like To Work As A Data Analyst? WHAT IS IT LIKE TO WORK AS A DATA ANALYST?

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Feb 15, 2019

Is a very logical question, because of the broad range of tasks performed by a data analyst, it could at times get a little confusing to really understand the key focus of the title. The main objective of a data analyst is to add value to the organisation or the clients that he or she is associated ...

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How to Up skill Your Career in Big Data Analysis? HOW TO UP SKILL YOUR CAREER IN BIG DATA ANALYSIS?

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Feb 15, 2019

We are in the midst of a digital revolution; it only means that Big Data analytics is, and will continue to be one of the most important fields, working as a catalyst, to assist businesses to unveil the insights from data and aid business growth. It is predicted that in the coming years, big data an...

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A Tale of Two Giants: Tableau & Power BI A TALE OF TWO GIANTS: TABLEAU & POWER BI

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Feb 15, 2019

In the last blog, we observed in detail how Power BI is a much needed improvement on Microsoft Excel. It proved to be a worthy suite designed to optimize data visualization and reporting by putting businesses into a linear framework of progress with insights based upon past data and future circumsta...

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Working with Big Data on Alibaba Cloud WORKING WITH BIG DATA ON ALIBABA CLOUD

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Feb 15, 2019

Big Data, as well as Cloud Computing, are the hottest topics, trending nowadays which makes an impactful experience in most of our lives. Although both the term isn’t the same but somehow different from each other and working independently.  Big Data works on large volumes of data where i...

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How To Track Tweets by Geographic Location HOW TO TRACK TWEETS BY GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

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Feb 15, 2019

Here we explain how to track users and tweets by their location. As we will see, there are some limits. (For more background on GEOJson, i.e., the universal standard to designate geographic location, you can read what we wrote about using locations in MongoDB here. Twitter Users Must Opt into Locati...

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Kyvos session at MicroStrategy World 2019 showcases how it delivers fastest BI on Big Data KYVOS SESSION AT MICROSTRATEGY WORLD 2019 SHOWCASES HOW IT DELIVERS FASTEST BI ON BIG DATA

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Feb 15, 2019

We participated in MicroStrategy World 2019 held last week at Phoenix, AZ. The conference was a great experience as we could showcase our expertise in delivering fastest insights on Big Data for MicroStrategy users. Besides this, we collaborated with MicroStrategy experts, developers, and users to f...

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Data Analytics Skills for Entrepreneurs: Why to Care? DATA ANALYTICS SKILLS FOR ENTREPRENEURS: WHY TO CARE?

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Feb 15, 2019

An assumption that data analytics is an area of expertise guarded and explored exclusively by data specialists is being widely challenged. Today, data mining, its visualization and analysis are used by virtually any professional layer in larger corporations to improve individual and organisational p...

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How to Create a Successful Analytics-Driven Organization HOW TO CREATE A SUCCESSFUL ANALYTICS-DRIVEN ORGANIZATION

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Feb 15, 2019

In 2019, it’s no longer a question of whether to become an analytics-driven organization, but how. To be successful, organizations need to build information architectures that match analytics workloads to answer the questions that will create the most value for the business. The one-size-fits-...

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Why Is Data Management So Important For Your Company? WHY IS DATA MANAGEMENT SO IMPORTANT FOR YOUR COMPANY?

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Feb 15, 2019

Many companies don't realize just how important their data is. They know they have this data and they understand that it's useful, but they don't realize what the impact would be if they lost it all, if it were corrupted, or if there was a data breach. So let's say it once for everyo...

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4 Areas of Focus to Become a Data-Driven Enterprise 4 AREAS OF FOCUS TO BECOME A DATA-DRIVEN ENTERPRISE

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Feb 15, 2019

Over the last couple of years, we’ve gone through a significant transformation, going from a Cloud BI provider focused on SMBs to an enterprise data and analytics platform company that delivers insights to over 50% of Fortune 500 companies. Our customers now include credit card companies, insu...

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Utilize The Potential Of Digital Dashboards In A Business Environment UTILIZE THE POTENTIAL OF DIGITAL DASHBOARDS IN A BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

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Feb 14, 2019

We live in the age of information. And if you use it wisely, you stand to reap great rewards. 90% percent of the world’s digital data has been created in the past two years alone a wealth of invaluable insights that could significantly boost the growth and evolution of your business. If you fa...

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How Big Data can help solve the Distinct Count problem for Retail Businesses? HOW BIG DATA CAN HELP SOLVE THE DISTINCT COUNT PROBLEM FOR RETAIL BUSINESSES?

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Feb 14, 2019

Retail industry businesses, especially the ones involved in online and other non-store sales, are experiencing great growth According to the National Retail Federation, they are expected to grow between 10 to 12% every year. Given this expected growth, the industry will continue to evolve and retail...

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Using Predictive Analytics to Assess the ROI of a Startup USING PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TO ASSESS THE ROI OF A STARTUP

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Feb 14, 2019

Countless entrepreneurs aspire to start successful online retail businesses. They are enamored with the dream of working from home and having the opportunity to make virtually unlimited wealth. Unfortunately, the probability of success in this field is often considerably lower than they would like t...

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The Power of AI in Social Media THE POWER OF AI IN SOCIAL MEDIA

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Feb 14, 2019

In recent times, social media and the quintessence of scientific advancement- artificial intelligence together, have been creating avalanches in the world of formative symbiosis. The bygone methods of marketing have paved the way for social media marketing- a novelty that has taken over the current ...

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Why An AI Head Needs a Big Data Body and Cloud Feet WHY AN AI HEAD NEEDS A BIG DATA BODY AND CLOUD FEET

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Feb 14, 2019

One of the things about newly hyped technologies is that they are often described in magical terms and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no different. Reading the technology press and vendor announcements make it seem as if AI can cure all your business’ problems and allow you to leapfrog the co...

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Monetizing Data: 4 Datasets You Need for More Reliable Forecasting MONETIZING DATA: 4 DATASETS YOU NEED FOR MORE RELIABLE FORECASTING

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Feb 14, 2019

In the era of big data, the focus has long been on data collection and organization. But despite having access to more data than ever before, companies today are reporting a low return on their investment in analytics. Something’s not working. Today, business leaders are caught up in concerns ...

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Sales Management Powered by Data Analytics SALES MANAGEMENT POWERED BY DATA ANALYTICS

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Feb 14, 2019

Sales management has always been a matter of analyzing data, analyzing human performance and deriving from those two activities a plan for market success. Data Analytics in Sales. A recent article published by McKinsey and Company identifies four specific areas within the selling process where compa...

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Is Machine Learning a Fad? IS MACHINE LEARNING A FAD?

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Feb 14, 2019

To answer that question, I suggest we take a look at the evolution of machine learning.  Machine learning is a process of building models, applying models, and testing the model for accuracy and adjusting.  Although Alan Turing built machines that could execute the process before 1950, it ...

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5G Revolution: Telcos Becoming the New App Store for Industrial Apps 5G REVOLUTION: TELCOS BECOMING THE NEW APP STORE FOR INDUSTRIAL APPS

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Feb 13, 2019

5G technology is knocking on our doors and is said to be around the corner. Mobile service providers have upped their game recently and are holding talks, events and discussions to formulate a plan for the launch of this futuristic network. Not only is 5G technology on the agenda at conferences, but...

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Prospects and Challenges of Applying Big Data in Education PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF APPLYING BIG DATA IN EDUCATION

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Feb 13, 2019

Big data is not a wonder cure for productivity and economic growth in every sector. In some fields, such as education, big data, if applied the right way can drive forward innovation and new approaches. But educators have to go about this right way. Big data solutions have generated a lot of hype an...

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The Effects Of Employing Artificial Intelligence In Mobile App Development THE EFFECTS OF EMPLOYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

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Feb 13, 2019

Currently, there is a whole new class of application possibilities driven by the definitive growth of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). With the introduction of these new technologies in the industry, there is an obvious transformation in app development that will transform the...

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Three Keys to Predictive and Machine Learning: Openness, Speed, and Security THREE KEYS TO PREDICTIVE AND MACHINE LEARNING: OPENNESS, SPEED, AND SECURITY

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Feb 13, 2019

This blog series has focused on the challenges faced by those that seek to use predictive analytics and machine learning (PAML) technology to deliver better outcomes to customers and stakeholders. This series looks at aspects of a recently released Forrester study, Powering The Intelligent Enterpris...

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Data Analytics in the Real Estate Industry: Defeating Your Competition DATA ANALYTICS IN THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY: DEFEATING YOUR COMPETITION

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Feb 13, 2019

The arrival of real estate analytics has significantly changed how buyers, sellers and agents treat the market. The industry was once heavily dominated by hearsay and generic impressions, but many concerns that homebuyers have can now be addressed with hard facts backed by data analytics. The emerge...

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Four Reasons Why Companies Struggle with Deploying an Analytic Application FOUR REASONS WHY COMPANIES STRUGGLE WITH DEPLOYING AN ANALYTIC APPLICATION

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Feb 13, 2019

As analyst firm Aberdeen discussed in our recent webinar, more and more companies have realized the importance of embedding analytics into the user’s workflow and getting insights into the hands of more users. However, because many of them are fairly new to the world of analytics, they may not...

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Demystifying Naive Bayes Classifier DEMYSTIFYING NAIVE BAYES CLASSIFIER

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Feb 13, 2019

Classification and prediction are the two most essential aspects of Machine Learning, and Naive Bayes is a basic but surprisingly powerful algorithm for predictive modeling. Naive Bayes Algorithm is not only known for its simplicity, but also for its effectiveness. A Naive Bayesian model is easy to ...

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Top Data Quality Myths Busted TOP DATA QUALITY MYTHS BUSTED

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Feb 13, 2019

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding good data quality practices and what businesses need to be doing. Because data quality is our specialty, we want to address a few of these myths and talk about what the facts actually are. Because every business needs to be working with some kind of data...

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6 Complete Data Science Projects, Plus Tips to Build Your Own 6 COMPLETE DATA SCIENCE PROJECTS, PLUS TIPS TO BUILD YOUR OWN

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Feb 13, 2019

Many newcomers to data science spend a significant amount of time on theory and not enough on practical application. To make real progress along the path toward becoming a data scientist, it’s important to start building data science projects as soon as possible. If you’re thinking about...

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What You Can Expect From Cloud Computing Growth in the Next Year WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM CLOUD COMPUTING GROWTH IN THE NEXT YEAR

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Feb 12, 2019

We’ve come a long way from the days of unorganized onsite data storage and crowded server rooms. There’s been a massive amount of cloud computing growth over the past year, making it possible for even the smallest businesses to make a seamless transition to the cloud. Some of the most ex...

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New Features of Cognos Analytics v11.1: Data Module Enhancements NEW FEATURES OF COGNOS ANALYTICS V11.1: DATA MODULE ENHANCEMENTS

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Feb 12, 2019

In previous releases of Cognos Analytics, we have seen a trend of integrating many of the features of metadata modeling in Framework Manager into the Cognos Analytics interface. This trend is continuing with new or improved modeling capabilities being incorporated into Cognos Analytics 11.1 Data Mod...

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Leveraging Data Engineering for Actionable Insights LEVERAGING DATA ENGINEERING FOR ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS

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Feb 12, 2019

Companies are awash in data, data computing and storage costs have dropped, and algorithms are freely available. As data engineering primarily deals with the knowledge of collecting, using and organizing data, with the appropriate data engineering services, organizations can monetize and maximize th...

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Microsoft Continues to Build the Case for Data Estate Modernization on Azure MICROSOFT CONTINUES TO BUILD THE CASE FOR DATA ESTATE MODERNIZATION ON AZURE

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Feb 12, 2019

With the latest release of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Microsoft doubles-down on Azure SQL DW as one of the core data services for digital transformation on Azure. In addition to the fundamental benefits of agility, on-demand scaling and unlimited compute availability, the most recent price-to-perform...

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4 Compelling Ways to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Business 4 COMPELLING WAYS TO USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN YOUR BUSINESS

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Feb 12, 2019

Technology has become a normal part of our lives and thus affecting how we do our jobs and manage a business. The best part about using modern technology is that it makes your work easier and, it is not as threatening as people think. Incorporating it in your business will not only help save money b...

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Spokane Data Centers: Ideal for Disaster Recovery & IT Resiliency SPOKANE DATA CENTERS: IDEAL FOR DISASTER RECOVERY & IT RESILIENCY

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Feb 12, 2019

The conversation around disaster recovery is evolving into a full IT resiliency conversation. In this post, we’ll discuss the transition from disaster recovery to IT resiliency and what it means for your digital transformation initiatives. Then, we’ll focus the spotlight on how our Spoka...

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Are Analytics Translators & Citizen Data Scientists Critical? ARE ANALYTICS TRANSLATORS & CITIZEN DATA SCIENTISTS CRITICAL?

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Feb 11, 2019

As business becomes more competitive, as markets get tighter, there is a need to leverage and optimize your resources to the greatest extent possible. Using the knowledge and skill of each individual on your team and allowing these skills to inform business decisions and business analysis is key. As...

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A breakthrough in GDPR data analytics A BREAKTHROUGH IN GDPR DATA ANALYTICS

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Feb 11, 2019

The European Union recently implemented its General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) The regulation is an essential step to strengthen individuals' fundamental rights in the digital age and facilitate business by clarifying rules for organisations in terms of processing of persona...

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Deciding between a data lake and data warehouse DECIDING BETWEEN A DATA LAKE AND DATA WAREHOUSE

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Feb 11, 2019

To effectively utilize the growing amount of data generated globally, enterprises need better ways of not only collecting data but also storing and organizing it for future retrieval. While exploring solutions for these purposes, they are often faced with the choice between data lakes and data wareh...

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Data Warehouse Modernization and the Journey to the Cloud DATA WAREHOUSE MODERNIZATION AND THE JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

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Feb 11, 2019

To say that organizations today are facing a complex data landscape is really an understatement. Data exists in on-premises systems and in the cloud; data is used across applications and accessed across departments. Information is being exchanged in ever-growing volumes with customers and business p...

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4 Ways to Improve Customer Experience with Data Science 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH DATA SCIENCE

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Feb 11, 2019

It goes without saying that improving customer service is the key to gaining a competitive advantage over other B2C businesses. With today’s emerging technologies, data science has quickly proven to be an effective way to improve customer experience. In short, data science aims to make sense o...

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6 Reasons Your Company Needs Business Intelligence 6 REASONS YOUR COMPANY NEEDS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

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Feb 11, 2019

In short, BI technologies aim to improve the overall performance of a company by looking at historical, current and predictive data. There are many different BI platforms that serve different purposes, but they all primarily center on analyzing the operational and strategic functions of a business. ...

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HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS CAN UNTANGLE THE WEB OF REGULATORY COMPLIANCE HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS CAN UNTANGLE THE WEB OF REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

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Feb 10, 2019

Managing asset liability and assessing liquidity risk are a top priority for banks in today’s regulatory environment. Ever changing and expanding regulations from Dodd-Frank to CCAR have put banks under intense pressure to lower risk with increased compliance reporting.When it comes to big dat...

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AN INTRODUCTION TO ANALYTICS SERVICES ON AWS AN INTRODUCTION TO ANALYTICS SERVICES ON AWS

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Feb 08, 2019

Amazon Web Services (AWS) was the first significant player to offer reasonably priced cloud infrastructure and services, and it continues to be the single largest vendor in the cloud market. With AWS, businesses have access to extremely durable storage, cost-effective compute power, high-performing ...

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How to Become a Data Engineer: A Guide HOW TO BECOME A DATA ENGINEER: A GUIDE

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Feb 08, 2019

One of the most exciting job and in-demand job role around the globe today: Big Data Engineer. At present, the analysis of data has become one of the vital aspects of most companies. It is not something new and has been here for a while now; it is just sprung into the limelight. With the rapid pace ...

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Top 10 Big Data Predictions for 2019 TOP 10 BIG DATA PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Feb 08, 2019

Given the rapidly growing popularity and significance of Big Data and its capabilities, the field of data science and analytics is bound for a slew of improvements and innovations within the duration of the coming year. Observing the recent changes and big data trends that adorned the previous year,...

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Fraud, Anomaly Detection, and the Interplay of Supervised and Unsupervised Learning FRAUD, ANOMALY DETECTION, AND THE INTERPLAY OF SUPERVISED AND UNSUPERVISED LEARNING

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Feb 08, 2019

Mike Thurber, Lead Data Scientist and fraud specialist at Elder Research, presented Elder Research's fraud detection methodology at Predictive Analytics World for Government last year. Consider the scenario of detecting fraudulent insurance claims, such as the audacious "accidental" de...

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Data Quality is crucial to your Manufacturing Business DATA QUALITY IS CRUCIAL TO YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Feb 07, 2019

Let’s take the example of remote sensing driven by IoT devices, which is the most prevalent and sought-after capability. There are many triggers which could influence the quality of sensor data including difficult conditions under which the sensors operate. A basic expectation from monitoring ...

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Moving toward an open future of data and AI MOVING TOWARD AN OPEN FUTURE OF DATA AND AI

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Feb 07, 2019

The biggest challenge that enterprises are facing now is embarking upon the process of modernizing their whole infrastructure, including data. Unless it was born in the last five to 10 years, a company has to go through that exercise of a complete overhaul, bringing cloud-like characteristics behind...

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An Introduction To Building a Classification Model Using Random Forests In Python AN INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING A CLASSIFICATION MODEL USING RANDOM FORESTS IN PYTHON

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Feb 07, 2019

Random forest is an ensemble machine learning algorithm that is used for classification and regression problems. Random forest applies the technique of bagging (bootstrap aggregating) to decision tree learners. There are many reasons why random forest is so popular (it was the most popular machine l...

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HOW THE MODERN DATA WAREHOUSE HELPS EASE THE BURDEN OF GDPR HOW THE MODERN DATA WAREHOUSE HELPS EASE THE BURDEN OF GDPR

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Feb 07, 2019

While many activities driving an organization’s GDPR compliance are in the organization’s own hands, its IT vendors should help satisfy their customers’ compliance requirements. At a minimum, an organization’s SaaS vendors should satisfy the security requirements that wholly ...

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Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation FOUR USE CASES PROVING THE BENEFITS OF METADATA-DRIVEN AUTOMATION

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Feb 07, 2019

Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation. The volume and variety of data has snowballed, and so has its velocity. As such, traditional and mostly manual processes associated with data management and da...

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The Truth About Data Analytics – With Three Examples THE TRUTH ABOUT DATA ANALYTICS – WITH THREE EXAMPLES

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Feb 06, 2019

Three very different stories about data analytics initiatives transforming the way companies do what they do. Whatever industry you’re in, chances are you’ve been told data analytics could transform the way you work. That’s the thing about data analytics – there’s no sh...

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5 Easy Methods to Visualize Data in Python Better 5 EASY METHODS TO VISUALIZE DATA IN PYTHON BETTER

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Feb 06, 2019

Apart from gathering and analysing the data, a data scientist has to present the result of the analysis in a form that is understandable and discernible. Visualizing the data with clear representations and in a neat and concise presentation is essential to drive home the conclusion of the analysis. ...

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How to choose the best predictive analytics software in 2019 HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS SOFTWARE IN 2019

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Feb 06, 2019

If only Kodak or Blockbuster could have seen into the future, what would they have done? If they’d had access to the latest predictive analytics solutions, things may have worked out very differently for their companies. Predictive analytics allows you to gain actionable insight from historica...

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Why Smaller Teams Mean Bigger Outcomes In Data Analytics WHY SMALLER TEAMS MEAN BIGGER OUTCOMES IN DATA ANALYTICS

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Feb 06, 2019

Find out how smaller teams focused on collaboration can help deliver bigger outcomes in your data analytics initiatives. The goal of a data analytics initiative is to turn insights into tangible business value (improved products, better UX, smarter recommendations, higher productivity rates…)...

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Building a business case for data analytics BUILDING A BUSINESS CASE FOR DATA ANALYTICS

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Feb 06, 2019

How to avoid hitting the hype threshold and create a solid business case for your data analytics initiative. On the face of it, you’d think it’d be pretty easy to get buy-in for data analytics. Like ‘digital transformation’ was a few years ago, ‘analytics’ has bec...

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Social media analytics: 3 tips to shore up your reporting SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS: 3 TIPS TO SHORE UP YOUR REPORTING

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Feb 06, 2019

2019 is well underway and like any self-respecting marketer, you’ve probably spent some long hours picking apart your 2018 data. Amongst all the data to analyse, measuring the success of your social network activities is certainly the touchiest part to handle. Why? These are platforms (that do...

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Enterprise Analytics with Perficient, MicroStrategy & Microsoft ENTERPRISE ANALYTICS WITH PERFICIENT, MICROSTRATEGY & MICROSOFT

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Feb 06, 2019

MicroStrategy 2019 officially kicked off this week with some major announcements. Several of these offer new and exciting opportunities for enterprises to leverage business intelligence and analytics in truly transformative ways. Kicking things off on Tuesday, Perficient was proud to be named MicroS...

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MicroStrategy World: Optimizing Healthcare with Mobile Analytics MICROSTRATEGY WORLD: OPTIMIZING HEALTHCARE WITH MOBILE ANALYTICS

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Feb 06, 2019

Healthcare Market Forces. There are a number of market forces that influence healthcare. Healthcare is about 17% of our GDP. 25% of healthcare interactions will be exclusively digital by 2022. The remaining 75% will gravitate to coordinated real time systems delivering the best value and outcomes &n...

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Power BI: Power up your Analytics and Empower your Teams POWER BI: POWER UP YOUR ANALYTICS AND EMPOWER YOUR TEAMS

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Feb 06, 2019

Power Up your Analytics with Power BI. Power BI is a hosted BI solution on the Microsoft cloud. Its biggest appeal is the ecosystem it comes with.  Microsoft across its various releases has created a very intuitive product on a robust platform. It’s a one stop shop for all analytics needs...

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Learn Data Science Without a Degree LEARN DATA SCIENCE WITHOUT A DEGREE

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Feb 05, 2019

Many of our students come to Springboard’s Data Science Career Track because they want to learn data science, or they are looking to make a career transition and want a guaranteed job in data science. Learning data science isn’t easy, but there are tons of resources out there to help you...

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Is Hadoop Dead? How Kubernetes and Cloud-Native Could Displace Hadoop IS HADOOP DEAD? HOW KUBERNETES AND CLOUD-NATIVE COULD DISPLACE HADOOP

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Feb 05, 2019

When you Google Hadoop, you’ll get a range of articles arguing whether the technology is completely kaput, a necessity, or somewhere in between. While Hadoop for data processing is by no means dead, Google shows that Hadoop hit its peak popularity as a search term in summer 2015 and its been o...

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Three Innovative Exploratory Data Analysis Techniques THREE INNOVATIVE EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES

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Feb 05, 2019

Is your business living up to its full potential? Detailed data analysis can take your business strategy to the next level, help you make more accurate predictions, and maximize every resource at your disposal. But to gain all of these benefits, you’ll need to have the right exploratory data a...

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Your Guide To Current Trends And Challenges In Data Mining YOUR GUIDE TO CURRENT TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN DATA MINING

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Feb 05, 2019

The state of data mining is eager to improve as we slowly step into the new year. Organizations of all shapes and sizes belonging to both the public and the governmental sector are focusing on digging deeper into organized data to help perfect future investments as well as the customer experience be...

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How Expedia Group Came to Invest in Enterprise Data Science at Scale HOW EXPEDIA GROUP CAME TO INVEST IN ENTERPRISE DATA SCIENCE AT SCALE

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Feb 05, 2019

Expedia Group is the world’s travel platform, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s most trusted online travel brands. We help millions of people book their flights and cruises, hotels, holiday rentals, and activities. We have over 22,000 employees and over ...

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What Is Ad Hoc Reporting? Your Guide To Definition, Meaning, Examples & Benefits WHAT IS AD HOC REPORTING? YOUR GUIDE TO DEFINITION, MEANING, EXAMPLES & BENEFITS

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Feb 05, 2019

Digital data is all around us. In fact, we create around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day, with 90% of the world’s digital insights generated in the last two years alone. If utilized correctly, data offers a wealth of opportunity to individuals and companies looking to improve th...

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GOOGLE USING BIG DATA TO MAKE BLOCKCHAINS SEARCHABLE GOOGLE USING BIG DATA TO MAKE BLOCKCHAINS SEARCHABLE

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Feb 05, 2019

Search behemoth (and definitely not evil), Google, has somewhat lagged behind other tech giants when it comes to blockchain development. While Amazon and Microsoft launched tools for managing and creating blockchains, Google was more big data and search algorithms until now, as Google has combined t...

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Data Quality and It’s Importance DATA QUALITY AND IT’S IMPORTANCE

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Feb 05, 2019

In our previous blog posts, we’ve looked at agile software development and some of its benefits, as well as explored some examples of how agile development was being deployed in the real world. In this blog post, we change gears and turn our attention to data – specifically data quality....

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How Euronext is Utilizing Real-Time Data to Become a “Data Trader” HOW EURONEXT IS UTILIZING REAL-TIME DATA TO BECOME A “DATA TRADER”

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Feb 05, 2019

Following its split from the New York Stock Exchange in 2014, Euronext became the first pan-European exchange in the eurozone, fusing together the stock markets of Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, and Paris. Euronext uses Optiq, an incredible trading platform, which is the active memory of 100 T...

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3 Phases of Creating an Analytic Application 3 PHASES OF CREATING AN ANALYTIC APPLICATION

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Feb 05, 2019

First things first, make sure that everyone involved in the development of an analytic application has a complete understanding of who the ultimate end user is. For some of our customers, that end user is their customer, while other customers’ end users are their own employees. In either case,...

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Performing a Data Quality Check for Your Business PERFORMING A DATA QUALITY CHECK FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Feb 04, 2019

When was the last time you really cleaned out your company's data? Customer data can go stale after a while, and if you haven't been regularly going in and checking on the quality of your data, your data might not be as clean as you think. Performing a data quality check every quarter or so ...

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Drilling into the Data: Anadarko Achieves Operational Efficiency with Real-time Analytics DRILLING INTO THE DATA: ANADARKO ACHIEVES OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY WITH REAL-TIME ANALYTICS

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Feb 04, 2019

Facing a competitive global marketplace and intense regulatory pressures, those in the oil industry know firsthand the importance of being able to access, analyze, and gain insights from all their data. In drilling, there can be tens of thousands of rows of data produced in a day from a single rig. ...

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Natural Language Generation: 3 Reasons It NATURAL LANGUAGE GENERATION: 3 REASONS IT'S THE NEXT WAVE OF BI

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Feb 04, 2019

As the field of business intelligence (BI) rapidly evolves, so does the technology supporting and advancing the industry. Natural language processing (NLP), a subset of artificial intelligence that allows software to understand human language by transforming words into structured data has establishe...

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The Benefits of a Hybrid Software Solution THE BENEFITS OF A HYBRID SOFTWARE SOLUTION

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Feb 04, 2019

Regardless of industry, a company’s technology strategy is an essential component of their long-term business plan. When it comes to software, on-premises or SaaS, business leaders must regularly make decisions on whether to build custom applications in-house or buy off the shelf. With either ...

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Introducing Delta Time Travel for Large Scale Data Lakes INTRODUCING DELTA TIME TRAVEL FOR LARGE SCALE DATA LAKES

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Feb 04, 2019

Data versioning for reproducing experiments, rolling back, and auditing data. We are thrilled to introduce time travel capabilities in Databricks Delta, the next-gen unified analytics engine built on top of Apache Spark, for all of our users. With this new feature, Delta automatically versions the b...

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Top 17 Data Science and Machine Learning vendors shortlisted by Gartner TOP 17 DATA SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING VENDORS SHORTLISTED BY GARTNER

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Feb 04, 2019

Gartner has published a list of top 17 data science and machine learning vendors in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. Previously titled the Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms and the Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms, the report evaluated t...

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How Big Data Can Help Create Demo Videos That Make Their Mark HOW BIG DATA CAN HELP CREATE DEMO VIDEOS THAT MAKE THEIR MARK

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Feb 03, 2019

Big data has been very useful in marketing. Brandsspend $57 billion a year on big data solutions. There are countless ways to use big data in marketing. One approach that few people are aware of is the benefit of using it for video marketing. A couple years ago, we talked about the ways big data is ...

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A fair data marketplace for all A FAIR DATA MARKETPLACE FOR ALL

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Feb 02, 2019

Billions of people around the world are barely aware of their participation in a trillion-dollar data market. Its growth and impact has been accelerated by the easier flow, storage, and analysis of data—thanks to rapid advances in digital technology combined with falling costs of computing. Th...

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Nonprofit Alliance Seeks Amendment To California Data Privacy Law NONPROFIT ALLIANCE SEEKS AMENDMENT TO CALIFORNIA DATA PRIVACY LAW

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Feb 01, 2019

Nonprofits are concerned about negative effects that could come from a new California law regulating how organizations collect and use personal data. The Nonprofit Alliance is looking to amend the law and pressing for “carefully crafted” federal privacy legislation. As calls for a nation...

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10 tips for building long-running clusters using Cloud Dataproc 10 TIPS FOR BUILDING LONG-RUNNING CLUSTERS USING CLOUD DATAPROC

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Feb 01, 2019

Google’s Cloud Dataproc is a fast, easy-to-use, fully managed cloud service for running Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop clusters in a simple, cost-efficient way. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers like Pandora and Outbrain depend on Cloud Dataproc to run their Hadoop and Spark jobs. A key di...

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Leveraging predictive analytics to deploy clinical resources LEVERAGING PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TO DEPLOY CLINICAL RESOURCES

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Feb 01, 2019

The decision to deploy clinical resources on a claim can be crucial to the outcome of the claim. This decision is frequently made when the claim hits a specific dollar threshold or when the examiner determines a referral is needed. However, assigning clinical resources once the claim costs hit a cer...

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Slow & steady wins the race when approaching your data analytics strategy SLOW & STEADY WINS THE RACE WHEN APPROACHING YOUR DATA ANALYTICS STRATEGY

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Feb 01, 2019

Firms want to win the data game. Fast. All too often we see firms sprint ahead to invest in a data analytics platform without first having a holistic data strategy in place. This can lead to a lot of people running around in different directions, reduced communication across teams, and redundancies ...

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Cognitive Solutions Powering Data Marketplaces COGNITIVE SOLUTIONS POWERING DATA MARKETPLACES

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Feb 01, 2019

I believe that most 21st century enterprises have yet to fully tap the potential of cognitive technologies and have much more left to accomplish in the field. These technologies are far more powerful than the day-to-day data processes automation tools most organizations are aware of, and involve num...

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How Bayer Pharmaceuticals Found the Right Prescription for Clinical Data Access HOW BAYER PHARMACEUTICALS FOUND THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION FOR CLINICAL DATA ACCESS

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Jan 31, 2019

Like other pharmaceutical companies, Bayer Pharmaceuticals conducts research to discover new drugs, test and validate their effectiveness and safety, and introduce them to the market. That process requires accumulating, analyzing and storing vast amounts of clinical data coming from patients and hea...

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4 ways to monetize data using IBM Cloud Private for Data 4 WAYS TO MONETIZE DATA USING IBM CLOUD PRIVATE FOR DATA

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Jan 31, 2019

Virtually every company is trying to discover the potential of the data they are collecting, generating and analyzing. It’s not the data itself that creates the commercial value. Value creation depends on data management when insights can be found in a timely manner. Not all organizations are ...

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Introduction to Embedding in Natural Language Processing INTRODUCTION TO EMBEDDING IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING

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Jan 31, 2019

This post introduces word embeddings, discusses the challenges associated with word embeddings, and embeddings for other artifacts such as n-grams, sentences, paragraphs, documents, and knowledge graphs. Introducing Word Embeddings. A word is a basic unit of language that conveys meaning of its own....

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Is Advanced Analytics the Next Logical Step Beyond Self-Serve Business Intelligence? IS ADVANCED ANALYTICS THE NEXT LOGICAL STEP BEYOND SELF-SERVE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE?

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Jan 31, 2019

Many organizations have grown comfortable with their business intelligence solution, and find it difficult to justify the need for advanced analytics. The advantages of advanced analytics are numerous and those advantages are based on the ability to further improve the business, increase user adopti...

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Financial Services: Predictive Analytics with Blockchain and AI FINANCIAL SERVICES: PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS WITH BLOCKCHAIN AND AI

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Jan 31, 2019

The changing consumer experience at an exponential scale is one of the contributing factors creating risk and compliance disruption in financial services. The “merging” of banks and non-banking entrants (including the “BigTech” e-commerce giants) through marketplace platforms...

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Top Purchase Criteria for Analytic Applications TOP PURCHASE CRITERIA FOR ANALYTIC APPLICATIONS

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Jan 31, 2019

Understanding the factors that matter to businesses buying analytics can give us a better understanding of where the industry should be headed, and it’s what drove research group Aberdeen to conduct a recent survey on embedded analytics. Aberdeen joined us for a webinar to discuss the results ...

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Google’s Record GDPR Fine: Avoiding This Fate with Data Governance GOOGLE’S RECORD GDPR FINE: AVOIDING THIS FATE WITH DATA GOVERNANCE

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Jan 31, 2019

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) made its first real impact as Google’s record GDPR fine dominated news cycles. Historically, fines had peaked at six figures with the U.K.’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fines of 500,000 pounds ($650,000 USD) against both Fac...

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How to Get and Use Ecommerce Data Analytics to Increase Conversion HOW TO GET AND USE ECOMMERCE DATA ANALYTICS TO INCREASE CONVERSION

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Jan 31, 2019

You’ve probably heard people talk about how big data and data analytics are the wave of the future in business, a real game changer for any industry. To truth is, big data analytics isn’t some new wave, futuristic technology that may one day transform your company — it’s very...

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Understanding the Elements of Artificial Intelligence UNDERSTANDING THE ELEMENTS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jan 31, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is here to stay. The development of AI is speeding up on a daily basis. Only recently, Google’s DeepMind created the AI AlphaStar that secured a decisive victory against two grandmaster players of the game of StarCraft II. In a series of test matches they played, the al...

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MySQL Tutorial – Understanding The Seconds Behind Master Value MYSQL TUTORIAL – UNDERSTANDING THE SECONDS BEHIND MASTER VALUE

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Jan 31, 2019

In a MySQL hosting replication setup, the parameter Seconds_Behind_Master (SBM), as displayed by the SHOW SLAVE STATUS command, is commonly used as an indication of the current replication lag of the slave. In this blog post, we examine how to understand and interpret the MySQL Seconds Behind Master...

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The Challenges to Tackle Before You Start With AI THE CHALLENGES TO TACKLE BEFORE YOU START WITH AI

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Jan 30, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and the technology behind it are growing at a furious pace. Marketers have realized its vast potential and are striving to extract the technology’s opportunities in full. There are numerous advancements being made in this regard, and many organizations have taken center...

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Tips to Overcomes 5 Biggest Challenges of IoT Software Testing TIPS TO OVERCOMES 5 BIGGEST CHALLENGES OF IOT SOFTWARE TESTING

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Jan 30, 2019

According to Gartner, there were more than 6.4 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in use in 2016. This number is expected to increase up to more than 20 billion by 2026. These devices include self-driving cars and refrigerators that automatically place orders to the supermarket. Testing of the...

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MicroStrategy World 2019: Join us to learn how Kyvos makes MicroStrategy perform on Big Data MICROSTRATEGY WORLD 2019: JOIN US TO LEARN HOW KYVOS MAKES MICROSTRATEGY PERFORM ON BIG DATA

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Jan 30, 2019

MicroStrategy World 2019, one of the most anticipated analytics and mobility event for MicroStrategy users, partners, and analytics experts, is about to begin in Phoenix from February 4 this year. We, at Kyvos Insights, are excited to exhibit at the event where thousands of business users and techno...

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3 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch in 2019 3 MACHINE LEARNING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

Data science has been evolving rapidly, with a seemingly endless number of new applications each year. Recent use cases focus on streamlining the data science process by removing barriers that slow down model building, such as unclean or missing data. In this blog post, we’ll discuss three mac...

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Dark Data – The Blind Spots in Your Analytics DARK DATA – THE BLIND SPOTS IN YOUR ANALYTICS

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Jan 30, 2019

With an increased interest in big data, the amount of information that businesses collect has been steadily increasing over the years. In order to capture more data, companies are investing in technology and talent to leverage the value of this information. Despite these efforts, it is estimated tha...

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Five Challenges to Building Models with Relational Data FIVE CHALLENGES TO BUILDING MODELS WITH RELATIONAL DATA

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Jan 30, 2019

As I have written elsewhere, the most striking advances in AI in the last few years have been in computer vision, natural language processing and reinforcement learning image classification, Google Translate and AlphaGo. While not as dramatic, innovation in machine and deep learning tools and techni...

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Augmented Analytics Learning for All Users AUGMENTED ANALYTICS LEARNING FOR ALL USERS

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Jan 30, 2019

Can Augmented Analytics Tools Improve Business User Analytics Adoption? When a business commits to data democratization and to improving data literacy, it must add advanced analytics tools that will support these initiatives. The education of business users is crucial if these projects are to be suc...

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Data Cleansing Dos and Don DATA CLEANSING DOS AND DON'TS

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Jan 30, 2019

Performing data quality checks every quarter or so is essential to ensure you're working from an accurate dataset. Dirty data can lead to a lot of issues for your sales and marketing teams, and you don't ever want inaccurate or out-of-date data to cause unrest with your audience. For example...

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Snowflake: A Modern Cloud-Based SQL Data Warehouse SNOWFLAKE: A MODERN CLOUD-BASED SQL DATA WAREHOUSE

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Jan 29, 2019

With the maturing and ever increasing acceptance of the cloud across multiple industries and the data gravity gradually moving to the cloud, i.e. more data being generated in the cloud, we are seeing some interesting cloud-based data and analytics platforms offering unique capabilities. Some of thes...

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4 things to consider when setting your fast data strategy 4 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN SETTING YOUR FAST DATA STRATEGY

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Jan 29, 2019

In the last post  in this series, we highlighted a new Forrester Consulting study commissioned by IBM in October 2018 on fast data, the omnipresent, technically challenging class of data that many enterprises today are looking to use. Many of the respondents reported problems getting the most f...

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Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning for Developers and Data Scientists PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS AND MACHINE LEARNING FOR DEVELOPERS AND DATA SCIENTISTS

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Jan 29, 2019

The current problem, as the report says, is that data science teams cannot keep pace with the business’ demand for PAML-based solutions. John talked about attacking this problem at its source. The idea is to alleviate demand by empowering business analysts to build and use PAML solutions thems...

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How to Use Analytics to Empower Your Organization HOW TO USE ANALYTICS TO EMPOWER YOUR ORGANIZATION

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Jan 29, 2019

What separates companies who have used analytics to capture real business value from those who haven’t? What do they do differently?  How does a company become an “empowered analytical organization,” the kind of organization that has a successful data integration strategy that...

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Unlock the power of data UNLOCK THE POWER OF DATA

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Jan 29, 2019

The old adage that the finance department spends 90 percent of their time acquiring, cleaning up, validating and verifying data and 10 percent analysing it still holds true in many organisations. This is often due to technology systems and applications that don’t “speak” to each ot...

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Why Is It so Hard to Put Data Science in Production? WHY IS IT SO HARD TO PUT DATA SCIENCE IN PRODUCTION?

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Jan 29, 2019

At Blue Yonder, our team has more than eight years of experience delivering and operating data science applications for retail customers. In that time, we have learned some painful lessons — including how hard it is to bring data science applications into production. According to my rather res...

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Powerful Trendy Tools You Can Apply with Python Data Science POWERFUL TRENDY TOOLS YOU CAN APPLY WITH PYTHON DATA SCIENCE

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Jan 29, 2019

Anyone who works with Data Science tools would recommend the usual programming languages currently in vogue. The list of data science includes the obvious names, Python, R, Maths and SQL. However, we have access to a few more data science learning tools that could add more power to the obvious names...

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How to Accelerate AI & Data Analytics in the Insurance Industry HOW TO ACCELERATE AI & DATA ANALYTICS IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

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Jan 28, 2019

“The United States is the world’s largest single-country insurance market. It writes more than $1 trillion in net insurance premiums every year. In emerging markets, China continues to be the growth engine. All together, the global insurance market writes over $5 trillion in net insuranc...

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Businesses must integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) now or fall further behind BUSINESSES MUST INTEGRATE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) NOW OR FALL FURTHER BEHIND

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Jan 28, 2019

Artificial intelligence became one of the hottest tech topics in 2017 and is still attracting attention and investments. Although scientists have been working on the technology and heralding its numerous anticipated benefits for more than four decades, it’s only in the past few years that soci...

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Twitter’s tampered samples: Limitations of big data sampling in social media TWITTER’S TAMPERED SAMPLES: LIMITATIONS OF BIG DATA SAMPLING IN SOCIAL MEDIA

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Jan 28, 2019

Social networks are widely used as sources of data in computational social science studies, and so it is of particular importance to determine whether these datasets are bias-free. In EPJ Data Science, Jürgen Pfeffer, Katja Mayer and Fred Morstatter demonstrate how Twitter’s sampling mech...

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Why Level 3 Building Information Modeling is about to change everything WHY LEVEL 3 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING IS ABOUT TO CHANGE EVERYTHING

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Jan 28, 2019

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is increasingly being adopted as the foundation for new projects within the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. More governments are mandating its use for public contracts and private clients are beginning to follow suite. Yet, the real power ...

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Get Started With Business Performance Dashboards – Examples & Templates GET STARTED WITH BUSINESS PERFORMANCE DASHBOARDS – EXAMPLES & TEMPLATES

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Jan 28, 2019

To succeed in today’s competitive business world, the ability to make the right decisions at the right time based on water-tight insights is essential. If you don’t have the vision or don’t know what to do with it, you’ll find yourself shooting in the dark – and that is...

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Building your Data Democracy BUILDING YOUR DATA DEMOCRACY

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Jan 28, 2019

Building Your Data Democracy. In a “pure” data democracy every end user can access the value of all your organization’s data. They can use simple business terms to find and understand data and there are no doubts about data legitimacy or data lineage. Just pure value, unprecedented...

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Revealing the good, the bad, and the horrible side of using data in marketing REVEALING THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE HORRIBLE SIDE OF USING DATA IN MARKETING

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Jan 28, 2019

Data-driven marketing has been an effective marketing approach for several businesses. But, are there any negative implications of implementing data-driven marketing? Several business leaders and experts have claimed that data is the new oil. Multiple organizations have realized the importance of ga...

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7 Best Practices for Effective Data Management in 2019 7 BEST PRACTICES FOR EFFECTIVE DATA MANAGEMENT IN 2019

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Jan 28, 2019

As digital marketing evolves, data management is becoming the backbone of a good online marketing strategy. Having clean, quality, reliable data that gives strong insight into your customer data and behavior patterns is essential to creating marketing campaigns and automations that properly nurture ...

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How IT Svit uses DevOps for Machine Learning frameworks HOW IT SVIT USES DEVOPS FOR MACHINE LEARNING FRAMEWORKS

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Jan 28, 2019

Augmenting the daily IT operations with Machine Learning is the next frontier, the next way to obtain and secure the competitive edge. Here is how we do it at IT Svit. As Dr. Werner Wogels, Amazon CTO has pointed out during AWS Summit London 2018 last May, the IaaS has largely matured nearly 10 year...

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NEW TOOLS MUST HAVE FOR THE BIG DATA ERA NEW TOOLS MUST HAVE FOR THE BIG DATA ERA

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Jan 27, 2019

While innovation has enhanced by a wide margin since the first computers, the truth of the matter is the fundamental design on which those computers are constructed hasn’t generally changed in over 60 years. Today, we’re feeling the impacts of that steady advancement. As we surpass those...

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The Data Speak: The World Is Getting Better THE DATA SPEAK: THE WORLD IS GETTING BETTER

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Jan 25, 2019

In the visualization below, which line do you think represents the United Nation’s forecast for the number of children in the world in the year 2100? Hans Rosling, in his book Factfulness, presents this chart and notes that in a sample of Norwegian teachers, only 9% correctly identified the co...

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2019 technology trends driving IT modernization in the Public Sector 2019 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS DRIVING IT MODERNIZATION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

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Jan 25, 2019

In 2018, technology played a critical role in government as the public sector experienced rapid disruption in its IT systems and processes. As we shift our focus to 2019, let’s take a look at four trends that will help shape government in the next 12 months. Shift from ‘Cloud First&rsquo...

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Top 10 Analytics Trends for 2019a TOP 10 ANALYTICS TRENDS FOR 2019A

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Jan 25, 2019

2019 is the year that analytics technology starts delivering what users have been dreaming about for over forty years — easy, natural access to reliable business information. 1. Machine learning everywhere. We’ve reached the third great wave of analytics, after semantic-layer business in...

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BIG DATA’S BIG IMPACT ON TV ADVERTISING BIG DATA’S BIG IMPACT ON TV ADVERTISING

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Jan 25, 2019

The Big Data-Television Gap. Big data is earning its keep in a number of industries today. In retail, Amazon has surpassed all others, analysing data from millions of customers to recommend apt products at every step of the purchasing process. In finance, American Express has been studying customers...

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How Big Data Visualization can help you make better informed business decisions? HOW BIG DATA VISUALIZATION CAN HELP YOU MAKE BETTER INFORMED BUSINESS DECISIONS?

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Jan 24, 2019

How Big Data Visualization can help you make better informed business decisions? Big Data visualization is the process of using graphical and visual elements to represent a variety of data appropriately so that the business users can understand their Big Data effortlessly. It is a well-known fact th...

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Overview of Traditional Machine Learning Techniques OVERVIEW OF TRADITIONAL MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES

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Jan 24, 2019

While there’s not a day that goes by without machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence mentioned in the news, these fields have been around for decades. However, if you move past the self-driving cars and digital assistants, you’ll discover that most of what’s be...

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Microsoft Power BI: The Best Business Strategy Suite MICROSOFT POWER BI: THE BEST BUSINESS STRATEGY SUITE

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Jan 24, 2019

In this advanced era of technology, every organization deals with a huge data flow, but if they can’t churn out useful insights, it’s a big loss in terms of effectiveness and business growth. Microsoft Power BI can help close this loophole by providing a precise and interactive visualiza...

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Don’t make these big data mistakes DON’T MAKE THESE BIG DATA MISTAKES

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Jan 24, 2019

The key to big data isn’t the amount of data that you have, but what you do with it. If you have joined the big data revolution, make sure you avoid these top big data mistakes. What is big data? What do we mean by “big data?” Big data refers to the large volume of data that busine...

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The Importance of Clean Data: How It Drives and Improves Event Marketing ROI THE IMPORTANCE OF CLEAN DATA: HOW IT DRIVES AND IMPROVES EVENT MARKETING ROI

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Jan 24, 2019

When it comes to spreading the news about a new product launch or service offering, piquing the interest of customers and prospects alike and simply improving the visibility of your brand, trade shows can be a valuable business investment. In fact, this business sector alone is a 13.2-billion-dollar...

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Building Custom Analytics Applications with TIBCO Spotfire X BUILDING CUSTOM ANALYTICS APPLICATIONS WITH TIBCO SPOTFIRE X

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Jan 24, 2019

TIBCO Spotfire is a rich and flexible business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform with features that can be quickly and easily configured to solve a myriad of business problems right out of the box. However, there may be situations where your solution requires additional capabilities or custom...

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If You Can’t Trust a Machine, Then Who Can You Trust? IF YOU CAN’T TRUST A MACHINE, THEN WHO CAN YOU TRUST?

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Jan 24, 2019

As machine learning becomes pervasive and our usage of this technology expands here at SAP, we’re thinking more and more about how it relates to trust by our end users.  When a system gives you an answer to your business question,what allows you to trust this answer and therefore get valu...

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Five Benefits of an Automation Framework for Data Governance FIVE BENEFITS OF AN AUTOMATION FRAMEWORK FOR DATA GOVERNANCE

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Jan 24, 2019

Organizations are responsible for governing more data than ever before, making a strong automation framework a necessity. But what exactly is an automation framework and why does it matter? In most companies, an incredible amount of data flows from multiple sources in a variety of formats and is con...

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How Can You Make the Most of Exploratory Data Analysis and Visualization? HOW CAN YOU MAKE THE MOST OF EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION?

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Jan 24, 2019

Exploratory data analysis is the process of gathering information without making any assumptions about what you might find. In this sense, it’s the most accurate type of data analysis. Researcher bias doesn’t skew the results of the data, and you can let the facts speak for themselves. V...

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Three traps that stifle modern enterprise integration THREE TRAPS THAT STIFLE MODERN ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION

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Jan 24, 2019

A string of good decisions can easily propel a garage-born startup to greatness. But a few bad ones can bring even the most formidable organization to its knees. The key to minimizing costly decisions while maximizing profit-yielding ones is to make data the bedrock of your decision-making. Top comp...

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Data engineers: Key role in data privacy and protection DATA ENGINEERS: KEY ROLE IN DATA PRIVACY AND PROTECTION

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Jan 23, 2019

As a career data geek, I enjoy watching how the growing pervasiveness and popularity of data is reshaping industries and mainstream culture. A related trend is the increasing number of jobs that include data in their title. One that's becoming almost as prevalent as data scientist these days is ...

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MACHINE LEARNING AND DATA WAREHOUSING MACHINE LEARNING AND DATA WAREHOUSING

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Jan 23, 2019

Since my prediction came true, I’d like to make another one: This convergence will have an accelerating effect on artificial intelligence (AI) and ML. The reason? AI and ML get better with the more data you have. And more data is being produced every minute. However, many data scientists still...

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Inventory optimization headache and how to approach it with data science INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION HEADACHE AND HOW TO APPROACH IT WITH DATA SCIENCE

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Jan 23, 2019

How is your inventory optimization doing? At best, it needs a bit of improving. At worst, it is your headache. Anyway, in both cases, you may want to know the recent