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How Serverless Will Facilitate the Growth of Big Data Applications? HOW SERVERLESS WILL FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF BIG DATA APPLICATIONS?

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Dec 12, 2018

When it comes to designing the big data framework within the organization, serverless computing is coming off as a perfect solution. Setting up a dedicated server to facilitate your custom requirements is history now. To deal with the complex analytics workload, organization are often re-architectin...

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Artificial Intelligence and Advertising: Understanding Essentials ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ADVERTISING: UNDERSTANDING ESSENTIALS

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Dec 12, 2018

How can artificial intelligence help advertisers? The world of advertising is not exempt when it comes to the use of AI. Some of the most popular examples of AI usage in the industry include the following: Ad targeting. AI helps marketers analyze your interests, activities, and device used to determ...

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Data Analytics for Safer Communities DATA ANALYTICS FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES

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Dec 12, 2018

Integrated public safety and public health data platforms can increase the speed of safer communities and address challenges like the opioid crisis. With advanced tools that maximize data distributed throughout government systems, law enforcement can improve the speed of investigations and combine d...

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ACP AGRIBUSINESS DIGITALISATION – BIG DATA ANALYTICS A PATHWAY TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY ACP AGRIBUSINESS DIGITALISATION – BIG DATA ANALYTICS A PATHWAY TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY

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Dec 11, 2018

In his five years working on ICT for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) at CTA, Benjamin Addom has seen plenty of digital agricultural projects come and go. Here he discusses what it takes to ensure that promising ICT4Ag initiatives have staying power – and how big data analytics can help make the critical ...

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How To Use Big Data For Social Media Optimization HOW TO USE BIG DATA FOR SOCIAL MEDIA OPTIMIZATION

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Dec 11, 2018

Everybody understands how crucially important social media is to contemporary success, but that doesn’t mean that every business owner knows how to effectively use big data to optimize their performance on today’s biggest platforms. Indeed, modern social media optimization is a hectic an...

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An Azure Function orchestrates a real-time, serverless, big data pipeline AN AZURE FUNCTION ORCHESTRATES A REAL-TIME, SERVERLESS, BIG DATA PIPELINE

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Dec 10, 2018

Although it’s not a typical use case for Azure Functions, a single Azure function is all it took to fully implement an end-to-end, real-time, mission-critical data pipeline for a fraud detection scenario. And it was done with a serverless architecture. Two blogs recently described this use cas...

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IOT AND BIG DATA: INEXTRICABLY LINKED IOT AND BIG DATA: INEXTRICABLY LINKED

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Dec 10, 2018

The era of IoT, or the Internet of Things, is upon us. In a January 2017 report, Gartner estimates 8.4 billion connected products will be in use this year. This is up 31% from 2016, and it is only set to grow. The consumer segment represents almost two-thirds of the overall apps in use (5.1 billion ...

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3 Key Tech Trends to Watch Out For In 2019 3 KEY TECH TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019

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Dec 10, 2018

2019 looks to be the year of using smarter technology in a smarter way. Three key trends — artificial intelligence systems becoming a serious component in enterprise tools, custom hardware breaking out for special use-cases, and a rethink on data science and its utility — will all combin...

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How Natural Language Processing Is Transforming BI HOW NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING IS TRANSFORMING BI

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Dec 10, 2018

The important relationship between humans and machines has grown vastly more complicated and important since the rise of natural language processing, or the ability of machines to use computational linguistics to understand us when we speak to them as if they were other people. Business intelligence...

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Improving Patient Flows With Data Science And Analytics IMPROVING PATIENT FLOWS WITH DATA SCIENCE AND ANALYTICS

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Dec 09, 2018

Our team was recently asked how data analytics and data science can be used to improve bottlenecks and patient flows in hospitals. Healthcare providers and hospitals can have very complex patient flows. Many steps can intertwine, resources have to shift in between tasks all the time, and severity of...

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DATA SCIENCE IN HEALTHCARE DATA SCIENCE IN HEALTHCARE

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Dec 07, 2018

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning can surely provide the needed solutions for the healthcare industry. These emerging technologies have already proven their value and have defined industries like communications, banking, retail, etc. So, today, we discuss how data science c...

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5 Big Data Companies to Keep An Eye On in 2019 5 BIG DATA COMPANIES TO KEEP AN EYE ON IN 2019

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Dec 07, 2018

In only a few years our lives have been completely changed thanks to new technological advances and innovations, and never before has data played such an important role in our society. With a smartphone in our pocket, a computer at home, a laptop at work, an electric or hybrid car, online banking so...

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How Big Data is Affecting Your Holiday Shopping Habits HOW BIG DATA IS AFFECTING YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING HABITS

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Dec 07, 2018

A lot of companies run discounts during the holidays. The whole reason behind this is usually to get you in the door in the first place. After all, who doesn't love a good deal? This applies to both online stores and physical retail stores. Beware that once you find your item, you might be tempt...

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Powering Customer Experience with Predictive Analytics – Loyalty POWERING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS – LOYALTY

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Dec 07, 2018

The customer experience is arguably the most important part of your business. Without customers, you aren’t able to meet any of your business goals. Without a solid customer experience, you will have a hard time attracting and keeping new business. How do we even start to tackle the customer e...

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A Vision of Rapid, High-Quality Data Analysis for All Businesses A VISION OF RAPID, HIGH-QUALITY DATA ANALYSIS FOR ALL BUSINESSES

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Dec 07, 2018

It is becoming increasingly important for enterprises to leverage data to be competitive. Yet, there are three challenges related to embracing data utilization that all businesses share: it takes time, advanced skills and expertise are required, and the potential outcomes are not fully maximized. To...

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Top 7 Data Analytics Trends to Watch in 2019 TOP 7 DATA ANALYTICS TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Dec 06, 2018

Data Analytics has revolutionized tremendously over the past decade. Proliferation of internet based technologies led to data explosion and the concept of Big Data emerged. Businesses gained access to the cloud, interactive business dashboards replaced the spreadsheets and much more. Along with BI, ...

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The Top 7 Technology Trends for 2019 THE TOP 7 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2019

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Dec 06, 2018

As the year comes to an end, it is time to look ahead to see what the next year will bring us. Last year, I predicted that 2018 would be the Year of Transition and a lot has happened indeed. The crypto market crashed with 60% since its peak at the beginning of the year. In addition, as I predicted, ...

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Augmenting SAP Hana with Pyramid Analytics AUGMENTING SAP HANA WITH PYRAMID ANALYTICS

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Dec 06, 2018

What can an SAP customer, who has already made a substantial investment in a business intelligence platform, do to modernize and upgrade their analytics capabilities? Do they need to start from scratch and manage a costly database transfer? With Pyramid Analytics, SAP Hana and IQ customers can unloc...

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Top 4 Ways to Distribute Your Power BI Reports TOP 4 WAYS TO DISTRIBUTE YOUR POWER BI REPORTS

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Dec 06, 2018

Microsoft Power BI is an excellent business intelligence tool for business analysts in all data-driven organizations. Whether you are a small scale or medium-sized business, Power BI can serve your data analysis needs at a reasonable cost. Quite often, companies face the challenge of communicating i...

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A day in the life of a data scientist with Teradata Vantage A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DATA SCIENTIST WITH TERADATA VANTAGE

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Dec 06, 2018

How is this for a bold statement? Data scientists, or so it seems, are the lifeblood of the analytics universe.  Having said that and opening myself to a world of justifiable lobbing of brickbats, let me deconstruct my hyperbole and say data scientists come in many different types. The types in...

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Must-Have Resources to Become a Data Scientist MUST-HAVE RESOURCES TO BECOME A DATA SCIENTIST

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Dec 06, 2018

Become a Professional. Now there are a multitude of data science resources out there, all of whom claim to be the “best possible introductory to advanced material and courseware on the subject of data science”. Now I’ve made mistakes in choosing my data science references to buy an...

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5 Essential Skills Needed to Become a Big Data Engineer 5 ESSENTIAL SKILLS NEEDED TO BECOME A BIG DATA ENGINEER

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Dec 05, 2018

It can be rightly said that big data is the new mainstream across all high-performing industries. Prominent enterprises now base their decision-making skills on insights derived from the analysis of big data. The fact that big data gives you an edge over competitors is as much true for enterprises a...

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5 Data Visualization Best Practices 5 DATA VISUALIZATION BEST PRACTICES

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Dec 05, 2018

Data visualizations should be used to empower a specific audience and address their needs. Creating nice visualizations and putting them together into dashboards is not just an exercise in providing information to the masses. This is a case where one size does not fit all. You want to do more than s...

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INTEGRATING DATA SCIENCE AS A DEVELOPER INTEGRATING DATA SCIENCE AS A DEVELOPER

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Dec 05, 2018

Education.com is a well-known platform for parents and teachers where they could get resources for teaching their kids or students. So, it is a must that the website offers a state-of-the-art experience for the users. This is where Brian’s responsibilities come in – maintaining the site&...

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10 Reasons Why Big Data Analytics is the Best Career Move 10 REASONS WHY BIG DATA ANALYTICS IS THE BEST CAREER MOVE

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Dec 05, 2018

The Great White is considered to be the King of the Ocean. This is because the great White is on top of its game. Imagine if you could be on top of the game in the ocean of Big Data! Big Data is everywhere and there is almost an urgent need to collect and preserve whatever data is being generated, f...

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Why Nonprofits Need to Implement Data Analytics Solutions WHY NONPROFITS NEED TO IMPLEMENT DATA ANALYTICS SOLUTIONS

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Dec 05, 2018

Giving Tuesday remains a hugely popular day for nonprofit organizations to raise money and awareness for the causes they support. The annual day devoted to philanthropy, which fell on Nov. 27 this year, produced about $380 million in donations for charities from roughly 4 million people, according t...

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5-on-5: Foundational Big Data Management for Compelling Customer Experience 5-ON-5: FOUNDATIONAL BIG DATA MANAGEMENT FOR COMPELLING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Dec 04, 2018

Basketball season is well underway, with every team putting its best five starters to take on the opponent’s starting five. Some teams started with a splash and have their winning combo of five, some are adjusting and finding their ways to win. It’s a very long season, but their foundati...

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How to Run a More Data-Driven Online Business HOW TO RUN A MORE DATA-DRIVEN ONLINE BUSINESS

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Dec 04, 2018

Being “data-driven” is a huge buzzword in the business world these days. Everybody is talking about how artificial intelligence will be revolutionizing the way things are done, and Big Data is allowing companies to make accurate predictions and smarter decisions. Being data-driven has so...

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Governance in Healthcare: Big Data is Table Stakes GOVERNANCE IN HEALTHCARE: BIG DATA IS TABLE STAKES

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Dec 04, 2018

Big data itself does not alter the approach to governance nor its framework. And big data isn’t just about data – it’s also concerned with managing and governing vast amounts of content of varying types such as video, images, voice, etc. Accountabilities and decision rights still n...

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Big Data has reduced the boundary between demand-centric dynamic pricing and user-behavior centric pricing BIG DATA HAS REDUCED THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN DEMAND-CENTRIC DYNAMIC PRICING AND USER-BEHAVIOR CENTRIC PRICING

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Dec 02, 2018

Real-time pricing is also known as Dynamic pricing, and it is a method to plan and set highly flexible prices of the services or the products. Dynamic pricing is aimed to help the online organizations modify the costs on the fly in relation to the ever-changing market conditions. All sorts of modifi...

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5 Qualities Your Next Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Should Have 5 QUALITIES YOUR NEXT CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER (CISO) SHOULD HAVE

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Nov 30, 2018

In a world where dataism has become the new normal for organisations, security has become a high priority. Or at least, it should be a top priority for organisations. Unfortunately, the reality is different, and every year, many consumers still become the victim of one of the hundreds of data breach...

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What the Healthcare Industry Can Teach Companies About Their Data Strategy WHAT THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY CAN TEACH COMPANIES ABOUT THEIR DATA STRATEGY

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Nov 30, 2018

The information revolution - which holds the promise of a supercharged economy through the use of advanced analytics, data management technologies, the cloud, and knowledge - is affecting every industry. Digital transformation requires major IT modernization and the ability to shorten time data to i...

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Big Data: 5 New Technologies To Emerge In 2017 BIG DATA: 5 NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO EMERGE IN 2017

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Nov 30, 2018

The bubble around Big Data has certainly started to burst and the coming year awaits reasonable developments in the applications of the Big Data world. Well, most of us are now more than familiar with terms like Hadoop, Spark, NO-SQL, Hive, Cloud etc. We know there are at least 20 NO-SQL databases a...

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3 Key Learnings In Data Science And Big Data 3 KEY LEARNINGS IN DATA SCIENCE AND BIG DATA

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Nov 30, 2018

As 2016 sets in, the Analytics domain is in the limelight yet again and Data Scientists are in huge demand. The maturity levels of the market have increased and the emergence of set processes and structured teams has become the norm. In the Data Science world, the buzz word remains Big Data and any ...

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8 Big Data Tools You Need To Know 8 BIG DATA TOOLS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Nov 30, 2018

Big Data has become an integral part of businesses today and companies are increasingly looking for people who are familiar with Big Data analytics tools. Employees are expected to be more competent in their skill sets and showcase talent and thought processes that would complement the organizations...

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The Future of AI is the Enterprise THE FUTURE OF AI IS THE ENTERPRISE

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Nov 30, 2018

In early November, Dataiku CEO Florian Douetteau was a guest on BrightTALK’s Ask the Expert series, discussing The Future of Artificial Intelligence, including where exactly we are now and what’s to come in the field. The video of the talk is available here, or read on - this post also f...

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Making healthcare big data & AI work for everyone, every day: Business Brunch in Zurich MAKING HEALTHCARE BIG DATA & AI WORK FOR EVERYONE, EVERY DAY: BUSINESS BRUNCH IN ZURICH

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Nov 29, 2018

“Making healthcare big data & AI work for everyone, every day” was held on November 21 2018 at Au Premier in Zürich, Switzerland. Presented by IQVIA, this invitation-only event focused on the impact of AI on the use of big data in healthcare. From the event description: “A...

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Top trends that will impact database managers in 2019 TOP TRENDS THAT WILL IMPACT DATABASE MANAGERS IN 2019

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Nov 29, 2018

2018 has proven to be one of enterprise tech’s most tumultuous years. Major outages like that of YouTube, coupled with the massive security and privacy debates which infused conversations in board rooms all over the world, showed technology professionals just how sticky things can get when dat...

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How to Use Data to Monitor Your Competition HOW TO USE DATA TO MONITOR YOUR COMPETITION

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Nov 28, 2018

Everybody in this day and age is well-familiar with the power of big data and contemporary machine learning operations, but few business owners and working professionals seem to have a solid grasp on how to use data to monitor the competition. This is unfortunate, as recent digital innovations have ...

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The Relationship between IoT, Big Data, and Cloud Computing THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN IOT, BIG DATA, AND CLOUD COMPUTING

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Nov 28, 2018

We are entering into the Internet of things, big data and cloud computing era. Each of these technologies has some bottlenecks such as poor scalability, security issues, and difficulties in installation, fault tolerance, maintenance, and low performance in traditional information technology framewor...

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The key to optimizing payers’ analytics investments? Data integrity and harmonization THE KEY TO OPTIMIZING PAYERS’ ANALYTICS INVESTMENTS? DATA INTEGRITY AND HARMONIZATION

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Nov 28, 2018

When the McKinsey Global Institute came out with its 2011 report, “Big Data: The next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity,” it predicted that if U.S. healthcare could use big data analytics to drive efficiency it could capture more than $300 billion per year in new valu...

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How Machine Learning Helps in Psychiatric Epidemiology HOW MACHINE LEARNING HELPS IN PSYCHIATRIC EPIDEMIOLOGY

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Nov 27, 2018

Over the past decade, business intelligence has been revolutionized. Data exploded, and became big. We all gained access to the cloud. Spreadsheets finally took a backseat to actionable and insightful data visualizations and interactive business dashboards. The rise of self-service analytics democra...

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How to adopt a BI tool for every tier of the end-user pyramid HOW TO ADOPT A BI TOOL FOR EVERY TIER OF THE END-USER PYRAMID

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Nov 27, 2018

In an age when everyone feels busy all the time, adopting a business intelligence (BI) tool can seem daunting. To be sure, each BI tool is different and higher levels of adoption require specialized training to master. The good news: There are multiple levels of end-user adoption, and only the heavi...

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Re-envisioning your Information Goldmine with Artificial Intelligence RE-ENVISIONING YOUR INFORMATION GOLDMINE WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Nov 27, 2018

A few weeks ago, I was in Moscow with one of our customers in the financial services industry discussing their over 1,400 legacy-application decommissioning issue. They were looking for a modern and lightweight architected solution that could grant the chain of custody and compliance preservation fo...

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Big Data is Kind of a Big Deal: Analyze it to Make Better Business Decisions BIG DATA IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL: ANALYZE IT TO MAKE BETTER BUSINESS DECISIONS

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Nov 27, 2018

Big data is disrupting every industry it integrates with, altering the corporate landscape by determining market trends, behavioral analysis, and other insights that only improve business decisions. Detecting and understanding large, verified data sets of hidden patterns, as well as unknown correlat...

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Take Advantage Of Big Data To Boost Customer Satisfaction, Read These 4 Tips TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BIG DATA TO BOOST CUSTOMER SATISFACTION, READ THESE 4 TIPS

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Nov 26, 2018

The rising phenomenon of Big Data, meaning the collection and analysis of vast amounts of data, is something that has been around for a long time. What has changed over the last years, is the way we process that data and how we utilize it in relation to business and society. Thanks to the growth of ...

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Top 10 IT & Technology Buzzwords You Won’t Be Able To Avoid In 2019 TOP 10 IT & TECHNOLOGY BUZZWORDS YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO AVOID IN 2019

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Nov 23, 2018

The modern world is changing more and more quickly with each passing year. If you don’t pay attention to these new changes, it’s easy to fall behind the times (and the market) while other companies beat you to the punch. The solution? To keep abreast of current changes – at least a...

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Utilize Data and Technology to Improve Your Digital Marketing and SEO Strategy UTILIZE DATA AND TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE YOUR DIGITAL MARKETING AND SEO STRATEGY

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Nov 23, 2018

A decade ago, digital marketing was very different than it is today. Just having a digital presence could give you a competitive edge, and keyword stuffing was the name of the game in SEO (Search Engine Optimization). But if there’s one thing you should know about digital marketing, it’s...

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How To Hire The Right Data Scientist For Your Business HOW TO HIRE THE RIGHT DATA SCIENTIST FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Nov 22, 2018

Data Scientists are hot. It’s no secret just how in demand they are, with Indeed recently reporting that job posts for Data Scientists increased by 75% between 2015 and 2018. The 2017 LinkedIn US Emerging Jobs Report also noted that there are over 1,800 open Machine Learning Engineering positi...

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WORKING ON APACHE SPARK & R PACKAGE DEVELOPMENT WORKING ON APACHE SPARK & R PACKAGE DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 22, 2018

Today on the Super Data Science Podcast, I chat with Javier and we focus the discussion in Big Data and Big Compute! Aside from discovering Javier’s passions & career journey, discover also today how Apache Spark evolved from MapReduce and Hadoop! ABOUT JAVIER LURASCHI. Javier Luraschi is ...

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Mapping and open data: understanding the bases for your business6 m MAPPING AND OPEN DATA: UNDERSTANDING THE BASES FOR YOUR BUSINESS6 M

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Nov 22, 2018

Data science tools now allow us to expand the scope of what can be done by integrating mapping tools. This is also achievable thanks to the data made freely available by OpenStreetMap and to the efforts of local authorities and enterprises to put their data on line. Open data and data science today ...

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R Shiny for Cross Industry, Cross Function Data Visualization R SHINY FOR CROSS INDUSTRY, CROSS FUNCTION DATA VISUALIZATION

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Nov 21, 2018

The increasing access to Big Data in this world of connectivity has opened up the possibility of gaining deep insights that can help businesses take relevant, strategic decisions that can spur growth. No wonder then that the Big Data market is expected to grow from USD 28.65 Billion in 2016 to USD 6...

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How Big Data Analytics Will Make a Huge Difference in Small Business Social Media Marketing HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS WILL MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN SMALL BUSINESS SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

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Nov 21, 2018

When most small business owners think of Big Data analytics, the first image that often pops into their minds is dollar signs. This type of technology is fantastic and innovative, but it is also highly technical and can be expensive. Plus, it requires specialized knowledge and training, which means ...

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5 Ways Big Data Affects Your Personal Life: What Does This Mean? 5 WAYS BIG DATA AFFECTS YOUR PERSONAL LIFE: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

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Nov 20, 2018

Big data refers to huge data sets that are in exabytes of size. An exabyte is equal to a million terabytes. This large amount of data is used to better improve our everyday lives. From online shopping to TV streaming to preventing crime, big data has become an important role to help companies compil...

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5 Reasons Why Artificial Intelligence is the Driving Force for Web Development 5 REASONS WHY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS THE DRIVING FORCE FOR WEB DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 20, 2018

Web development is an ever-evolving field with users always looking for personalized content and rich experiences. If we talk in a nutshell, they want smart web applications carrying hyper-customized user experiences. It becomes challenging for web development companies as the traditional approaches...

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How Big Data Is Redefining Ad Networks HOW BIG DATA IS REDEFINING AD NETWORKS

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Nov 20, 2018

The rapid rise of big data in virtually every realm of economic activity has caused a flurry of activity across the market as business owners, and hard-working professionals try to cash in on this exciting trend. Despite the renewed attention being paid to big data lately, however, many commentators...

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Two Paths Towards Data-Driven Transformation TWO PATHS TOWARDS DATA-DRIVEN TRANSFORMATION

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Nov 19, 2018

In recent years, I have worked with organizations in many different industries—banking, pensions, higher education, real estate, research, and pharma—as well as clients from different countries in Europe and North America. Out of these companies, only a few have succeeded in a true data-...

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Five Books Every Data Scientist Should Read FIVE BOOKS EVERY DATA SCIENTIST SHOULD READ

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Nov 19, 2018

Whether you’re starting off as a data scientist or you’ve been in the industry for decades, it’s ideal to be doing additional reading in parallel with your work or studying. We’ve rounded up the five books data scientists should read. Before we list the books, just a quick re...

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5 in 5: How to successfully implement AI into your business (EP 2) 5 IN 5: HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENT AI INTO YOUR BUSINESS (EP 2)

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Nov 19, 2018

As many firms embark upon their digital transformation, confusion is growing around the use of Artificial Intelligence and what it will mean for the business world. As we have previously discussed in episode 1, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the fundamental application of the ideology of creating a...

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Can the Blockchain Make AI-based Systems Free of Monopolization? CAN THE BLOCKCHAIN MAKE AI-BASED SYSTEMS FREE OF MONOPOLIZATION?

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Nov 19, 2018

The potential of blockchain technology is thought by many to be huge - the technology could not only affect the economy, but also medicine, scientific research, government, education, and several other fields. The same is thought about artificial intelligence. If both technologies have so much poten...

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Reaping a Rich Harvest from Big Data REAPING A RICH HARVEST FROM BIG DATA

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Nov 19, 2018

Businesses today thrive or fail on the ability to use the vast volumes of data at their fingertips. The most successful are able to respond and change course quickly as market conditions change. Whether that means redeploying resources to better combat an emerging threat or strengthening analytics c...

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How to Make Your Business Smarter with IBM Watson Studio HOW TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS SMARTER WITH IBM WATSON STUDIO

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Nov 16, 2018

A smart business is one that runs on the numbers. Today, open communication means more access to customers and competition than ever. Even small companies have world-wide customer lists, in part due to the increasingly streamlined logistics companies that help with shipping. In a business world of s...

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How the Internet of Things Makes a Significant Difference in Healthcare HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS MAKES A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 16, 2018

The provision of healthcare services has evolved tremendously in hospitals. This is mainly because of technological breakthroughs such as MRI machines, pacemakers, and other medical devices. This major transformation in the healthcare segment has been made possible with the introduction of the inter...

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BI vs Data Mining: What BI VS DATA MINING: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE AND HOW CAN THEY BE USED?

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Nov 16, 2018

Both business intelligence and data mining can be extremely valuable to your business. However, because the two terms are often used interchangeably, it can be confusing to understand exactly what they are, how they're different and how they can be used. With this in mind, we've put together...

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Deploying Data Analytics in the Cloud DEPLOYING DATA ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD

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Nov 16, 2018

Your on-premises data analytics platform works great. So, why move it to the cloud? According to Gartner, by 2025, 55 percent of large enterprises will successfully implement an all-in cloud SaaS strategy. Whether you plan to use a managed analytics platform like TIBCO Spotfire running on AWS or Azu...

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Our ‘Technological Reality’ ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING – OUR ‘TECHNOLOGICAL REALITY’

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Nov 16, 2018

The term “Artificial Intelligence” dates back to 1956 and belongs to a Stanford canvasser John McCarthy, who coined the term and defined key task of AI as a sub-field of computer science. Over the next few years, we are about to witness a massive transformation in the world we live in by...

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With RPA, You’re One Step Closer to AI WITH RPA, YOU’RE ONE STEP CLOSER TO AI

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Nov 15, 2018

Recent research from the Digital Banking Report found that only 13% of financial organizations globally have deployed at least one artificial intelligence (AI) solution. 27% believe they will have an AI solution in place in the next 18 months. 37% say they will consider an AI solution within the nex...

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Supervised Learning With Python SUPERVISED LEARNING WITH PYTHON

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Nov 15, 2018

The general goal of machine learning is to build models that can learn from data without being explicitly programmed. Among the many subdomains of machine learning, the one that usually gets the most attention is what is known as supervised learning. It is the most accessible, especially for people ...

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NVIDIA Enables Next Wave of Growth — Accelerated Data Science — for High Performance Computing NVIDIA ENABLES NEXT WAVE OF GROWTH — ACCELERATED DATA SCIENCE — FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

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Nov 15, 2018

NVIDIA is teaming up with the world’s largest tech companies and the U.S.’s top supercomputing labs to accelerate data analytics and machine learning, one of the fastest growing areas of high-performance computing. The new initiative marks a key moment in our work accelerating HPC, a mar...

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Swisscom (Schweiz) AG: Managing Risk with Predictive Analytics SWISSCOM (SCHWEIZ) AG: MANAGING RISK WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Nov 15, 2018

Recently, we sat down with Tugba Eryilmaz and Mathias Mohler from Swisscom to chat about their successful deployment of SAP Predictive Analytics into their carrier billing services. In this blog, you’ll learn about their customer story, including why they chose SAP Predictive Analytics softwar...

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Utilize The Effectiveness Of Executive Dashboards & Reports – Industry Examples UTILIZE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EXECUTIVE DASHBOARDS & REPORTS – INDUSTRY EXAMPLES

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Nov 15, 2018

Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the Web like deer on a freeway. – Geoffrey Moore, Author of Crossing the Chasm & Inside the Tornado. In the digital age, brands, businesses and organizations have a wealth of information at their fingertips: a lev...

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8 Reasons Why You Should Learn Python 8 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN PYTHON

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Nov 14, 2018

According to a 2018 survey from Stack Overflow, Python is the fastest-growing major programming language. Python has risen in the ranks to be the seventh most popular coding language, surpassing C# this year. So, it’s safe to say that learning Python is something to consider for both newbies l...

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What Is The Difference Between Business Intelligence And Analytics? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS?

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Nov 13, 2018

If someone puts you on the spot, could you tell him/her what the difference between business intelligence and analytics is? If you feel a bit uncertain about the specifics here, you’re not alone, experts aren’t in agreement either! There is not a clear line between business intelligence ...

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Transforming health care through data and analytics TRANSFORMING HEALTH CARE THROUGH DATA AND ANALYTICS

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Nov 13, 2018

Health care continues to transform and innovate, to deliver higher-value care, reduce costs and engage patients amidst a changing regulatory landscape and shifting ecosystem. At St. Luke’s, improving outcomes, lowering costs and improving the patient experience are our focus, even as we shift ...

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Possibilities for Big Data in Healthcare are Endless POSSIBILITIES FOR BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE ARE ENDLESS

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Nov 13, 2018

There are more reasons than ever to be optimistic about the possibilities created by big data and predictive analytics in healthcare. By leveraging new technologies, including big data APM solutions like Pepperdata, healthcare organizations are able to make better medical and financial decisions whi...

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Big data potential to eradicate challenges in the manufacturing industry BIG DATA POTENTIAL TO ERADICATE CHALLENGES IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Nov 13, 2018

The manufacturing industry is the most complex industry as far as variety and depth of the product are concerned. Industry classification benchmark organizations such as the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), International Standard of Industrial Classification (ISIC) have categor...

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Big Data Help Enterprises to Reduce Costs BIG DATA HELP ENTERPRISES TO REDUCE COSTS

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Nov 13, 2018

With the rising popularity of digital business world, data is generated from multiple channels, making it extremely difficult to evaluate them and extract conclusions. However, analyzing data has become an essential part to leverage business significantly & gain a competitive advantage. Research...

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Data Science and Digital Technologies Advance Efficiencies in Pharma DATA SCIENCE AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ADVANCE EFFICIENCIES IN PHARMA

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Nov 12, 2018

Studies show that development of a single drug takes about 12 years and can exceed $2.6 billion in costs—and the failure rate is high. According to the The Pharmaceutical Journal, “For every 25,000 compounds that start in the laboratory, 25 are tested in humans, five make it to market an...

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Connecting the Dots: Accelerating Analytics into Answers CONNECTING THE DOTS: ACCELERATING ANALYTICS INTO ANSWERS

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Nov 12, 2018

One of the common issues that I've seen with many clients is that most analysts and operational teams live in the top left box. A question arises, analysts request information from (often) the BI team, wait for response, review the info, find a nuance to dig into, and start the cycle of request-...

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Data and Analytics are Driving the Future for Healthcare DATA AND ANALYTICS ARE DRIVING THE FUTURE FOR HEALTHCARE

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Nov 12, 2018

Data and analytics have become the new competitive battlefield. Enterprises that take advantage of all that data and analytics have to offer will wind up leading in their industries. One of the foremost industries looking to become an adopter of advanced analytics is healthcare. In many cases, this ...

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How to harness big data for maximum business value HOW TO HARNESS BIG DATA FOR MAXIMUM BUSINESS VALUE

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Nov 09, 2018

Canonical and Spicule have joined forces to bring your business a better option for open source big data and streaming analytics. You can learn more about us at some of our upcoming events – read on to find out more. Or, jump right in and get started using JAAS to deploy a fully supported Hado...

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Getting Started With Big Data Analytics And Business Intelligence For Small Business GETTING STARTED WITH BIG DATA ANALYTICS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Nov 09, 2018

In the past, business intelligence was a privilege of large companies who could afford to maintain teams of IT specialists and data scientists. But in the last decade, as technology has developed rapidly, the software has become not only more lightweight and powerful but also more accessible. Small ...

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Post-Launch Campaign Optimization With Social Media Analytics POST-LAUNCH CAMPAIGN OPTIMIZATION WITH SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYTICS

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Nov 09, 2018

Launching an important business campaign is a massive effort. When everything is signed off and you’re about to hit the ‘go’ button, it’s exciting. How much visibility will you gain? Is the messaging strong enough to increase conversion? How will the campaign improve the over...

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CRM and artificial intelligence: how to develop and optimise your data CRM AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: HOW TO DEVELOP AND OPTIMISE YOUR DATA

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Nov 08, 2018

Preparing data: still an essential stage. For most data science projects, data preparation is an important part of the work because without quality data, the result obtained cannot be reliable. Not being a data scientist myself, I shall not deal with subject at length but the parallels with digital ...

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Governing Data Across the Analytical Ecosystem GOVERNING DATA ACROSS THE ANALYTICAL ECOSYSTEM

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Nov 07, 2018

Historically, data governance has been a challenging topic of conversation for decision makers. Technologists have faced an uphill battle trying to engage business consumers to actively take ownership of “their” data. Organizations require a huge cultural shift to move from a single inte...

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7 Ways Cloud Technology & Big Data Are Changing Supply Chain Management 7 WAYS CLOUD TECHNOLOGY & BIG DATA ARE CHANGING SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Nov 07, 2018

The discipline of supply chain management has changed radically over the past few years. It's a role that's only a few decades old, but it's already transformed business processes around the globe. From procuring raw materials needed in manufacturing and production to ensuring smooth and...

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Why Choose Metis San Francisco? Here WHY CHOOSE METIS SAN FRANCISCO? HERE'S WHAT MAKES OUR DATA SCIENCE COMMUNITY SPECIAL

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Nov 07, 2018

San Francisco is no stranger to innovation and disruption, and the rise of tech bootcamps exemplifies both. They hit San Francisco with full force sometime around 2012, when dozens popped up to offer what universities couldn’t (and largely, still can’t): an efficient way to gain the skil...

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Transforming payment accuracy with cloud technology and big-data culture TRANSFORMING PAYMENT ACCURACY WITH CLOUD TECHNOLOGY AND BIG-DATA CULTURE

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Nov 06, 2018

Health plan CIOs balance efforts between “keeping the lights on” and evolving the digital ecosystem. Yet simple, early wins in payment accuracy can streamline operations and yield immediate savings. This is the second of a two-part series on making the case for why payment accuracy is th...

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Masters in Machine Learning and AI vs Masters in Data Science and Analytics MASTERS IN MACHINE LEARNING AND AI VS MASTERS IN DATA SCIENCE AND ANALYTICS

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Nov 06, 2018

These are some of the queries that I received from many folks who reached out to me for guidance in 2018 and/or opted for the 1:1 counseling sessions. Obviously, due to capacity and other factors, many candidates didn’t get the opportunity for the personalized sessions. So, through this articl...

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How to Visualize Marketing Metrics for Data-Driven Campaigns HOW TO VISUALIZE MARKETING METRICS FOR DATA-DRIVEN CAMPAIGNS

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Nov 05, 2018

Online marketing is an increasingly data-driven and high-paced industry. Whereas 20 years ago feedback was slow to return, and changes were periodic, today the market moves at breakneck speed and information is produced almost instantly. Click-through rates, views, time spent on page, and other info...

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What healthcare data would you like to unlock? WHAT HEALTHCARE DATA WOULD YOU LIKE TO UNLOCK?

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Nov 05, 2018

Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily develop in-house applications that provide authorised users with targeted access to your in-house data? Without straightforward access to healthcare data and information, the possibility of building an app ecosystem will remain a dream. What do I mean w...

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The myths and realities of AI in health care THE MYTHS AND REALITIES OF AI IN HEALTH CARE

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Nov 02, 2018

Health care is facing an unprecedented need to reform, drive quality and cut costs. Growth in targeted, specific treatments and diagnostic technology, coupled with a rise in people with long-term and multiple chronic conditions, is creating unsustainable demand on the system. To thrive – or ev...

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Learn How Industries Can Mitigate Risk Utilizing Big Data LEARN HOW INDUSTRIES CAN MITIGATE RISK UTILIZING BIG DATA

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Nov 02, 2018

It’s evident that information is an important resource in the present age of digital transformation. Big Data has been guiding enterprise’s decision-making process to be data-driven and also to derive valuable insights. Every business operation may include certain amount of risk and orga...

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Disruptive Effects of Cloud Native Machine Learning Systems and Tools DISRUPTIVE EFFECTS OF CLOUD NATIVE MACHINE LEARNING SYSTEMS AND TOOLS

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Nov 01, 2018

In 1970, E. F. Codd proposed the relational database. Fast forward today, and completely different cloud native architectures in application development have emerged that take advantage of native cloud properties. One cloud native paradigm is serverless. With serverless architecture, the entire stac...

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The Difference Between Big Data and Identity Theft THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BIG DATA AND IDENTITY THEFT

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Oct 31, 2018

On the flight back from the London Big Data Week, tasked with writing an article about the rise of identity theft, I had a rare moment of insight where the two topics suddenly presented themselves as two aspects of the same phenomenon. One of the primary values of working with Big Data, after all, i...

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CONTRIBUTING TO THE COMMUNITY AS A DATA SCIENCE INFLUENCER CONTRIBUTING TO THE COMMUNITY AS A DATA SCIENCE INFLUENCER

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Oct 31, 2018

Kate is surely unstoppable. When she wanted to be the best mom and the best data scientist without compromising one, she made it happen. I promise you, you’ll be listening to her share her stories with a gaping mouth as you wonder how she manages to smoothly juggle everything. Her career went ...

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The synergy of user research and big data THE SYNERGY OF USER RESEARCH AND BIG DATA

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Oct 31, 2018

User research helps you understand your users through observation techniques and is a great source of useful insights, though, it does have its cons. In this article, we will review how blending user research with quantitative data delivers more stable and valuable insights. We are not going to do a...

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How Will IoT Impact Big Data? HOW WILL IOT IMPACT BIG DATA?

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Oct 30, 2018

With the advent of IoT will come a massive demand for storage for Big Data. According to Forbes, once IoT gets underway we're likely to be flooded with data coming from IoT devices. While this is a valid concern, the fact of the matter is that Big Data is a perfect match for IoT and as more and ...

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Why is Excel Such An Undervalued Tool For Data Analysis? WHY IS EXCEL SUCH AN UNDERVALUED TOOL FOR DATA ANALYSIS?

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Oct 30, 2018

Microsoft Excel is one of the most popular data analytics tool available in the market. Initially released way back in 1987, its popularity increased manifold in 1993 after the launch of its Version 5. In its most basic version, Excel is a kind of spreadsheet where users can generate and store their...

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Why Companies Stumble at Delivering Access to Big Data WHY COMPANIES STUMBLE AT DELIVERING ACCESS TO BIG DATA

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Oct 30, 2018

This blog is the second installment in a three-part series about self-service access to data. Read the first post here. We all know the issue of delivering self-service access to data is a problem with no foreseeable end in sight — businesses will remain perpetually behind the speed at which d...

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Operations Manager Q and A – How to Do More with Your Big Data Platform OPERATIONS MANAGER Q AND A – HOW TO DO MORE WITH YOUR BIG DATA PLATFORM

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Oct 30, 2018

Today’s blog discusses what it means to be an operations manager in a Hadoop environment and covers the Pepperdata Platform Spotlight, our operations-focused solution. There are big obstacles to big data access, not the least of which is the fact that you’re dealing with a complex multi-...

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Can current big data analytics + clinical trials = better evidence-based medicine? CAN CURRENT BIG DATA ANALYTICS + CLINICAL TRIALS = BETTER EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE?

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Oct 30, 2018

Healthcare data is a mess. Academic medicine is perhaps starting to realize this uncomfortable fact as it contemplates the use of Big Data to improve the traditional medical research approach, but those of us who have been in the trenches of population health management (PHM) for more than a decade ...

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How our database is turning data analytics into long term retail success HOW OUR DATABASE IS TURNING DATA ANALYTICS INTO LONG TERM RETAIL SUCCESS

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Oct 30, 2018

The retail landscape across Europe has experienced fundamental and sudden change in the last few years. Many major names, that have been stalwarts of the high street and shopping centres for decades, have either cut back their physical operations, embarked on financially-challenging restructuring, o...

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Why Big Data is Important to Your Business WHY BIG DATA IS IMPORTANT TO YOUR BUSINESS

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Oct 29, 2018

In fact, by 2020, it’s said that 1.7 megabytes of data will be created every second, for every person on earth. What’s more, spending on big data technology is expected to reach the $57 billion mark this year. With such a wealth of data available, if utilized to its full potential, big d...

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Data-Driven Hiring Using Big Data and Analytics to Improve Your Hiring Process DATA-DRIVEN HIRING USING BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS TO IMPROVE YOUR HIRING PROCESS

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Oct 25, 2018

There are many things that human resource (HR) professionals must consider to ensure that they’ve hired the right job candidates. It’s important to find the right people for available roles and make sure that they will stay with the company. Also, new hires must fit in with the current c...

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7 Key Data Analyst Skills for the Future 7 KEY DATA ANALYST SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

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Oct 25, 2018

Today’s companies are swimming in data, thanks to rapid advances in data ingestion, unification, and storage. This trend presents many opportunities for businesses to improve their strategies and operations — for example, by using customer data to deliver more tailored, personalized expe...

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How Big Data is Reshaping Society HOW BIG DATA IS RESHAPING SOCIETY

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Oct 25, 2018

It’s impossible for the human brain to fathom the quantity of data generated today. In 2003, the world had created a total of 1.8 zettabytes of data. In 2011, that same amount was created every two days.1 Now, in 2018, “over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day, and by 202...

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Why mass data analytics isn’t the answer to fraud WHY MASS DATA ANALYTICS ISN’T THE ANSWER TO FRAUD

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Oct 24, 2018

This month, news about several new forms of fraud at the Dutch Employee Insurance Agency (UWV) hit the headlines. Some of the fraud had gone unnoticed, while other instances were known about but not acted upon. Politicians were outraged because public money was ill-spent and the law was broken, to s...

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How Big Data and IoT are Helping Natural Disaster Predictions (and Relief) HOW BIG DATA AND IOT ARE HELPING NATURAL DISASTER PREDICTIONS (AND RELIEF)

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Oct 24, 2018

First Hurricane Florence; then Hurricane Michael close on its heels, the devastation from the latter rocking Mexico Beach and leaving it in shambles, four states suffering in the aftermath, human lives in the balance, the death toll from the class 4 storm numbering at least 32. How could big data an...

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How to clean AB testing data before analysis HOW TO CLEAN AB TESTING DATA BEFORE ANALYSIS

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Oct 23, 2018

After a sufficient amount of data collected and AB test completed, some of you might think it’s time for data analysis, but before we start to analyze we need to ETL the data. ETL stands for Extract, Transform, Load. In this article, we will talk about the transform part, which is in our case ...

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How to Increase Your Big Data Value with Apache Spark on Qubole HOW TO INCREASE YOUR BIG DATA VALUE WITH APACHE SPARK ON QUBOLE

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Oct 23, 2018

If big data frameworks had a popularity contest, Apache Spark would be the attractive, trendy option everyone wants to be seen with. First developed at the AMPLab at UC Berkeley, Spark has become a widely adopted framework among organizations with lofty visions for machine learning (ML), sophisticat...

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Inaccurate Dichotomies in Data Science INACCURATE DICHOTOMIES IN DATA SCIENCE

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Oct 22, 2018

Data Science: the interdisciplinary field for analyzing data, building models, and bringing about insights and/or data products, which add value to an organization. Data science makes use of various frameworks and methodologies, including (but not limited) to Stats, ML, and A.I. After getting these ...

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Graph Computations With Apache Spark GRAPH COMPUTATIONS WITH APACHE SPARK

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Oct 22, 2018

The word "graph" usually evokes the kind of plots that we've all learned about in grade school mathematics. In fact, one has likely plotted simple lines and curves using "graphing paper" or a "graphing calculator" before. The word "graph" can also describe...

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What are 15 Data Science Mistakes To Avoid As A Data Scientist? WHAT ARE 15 DATA SCIENCE MISTAKES TO AVOID AS A DATA SCIENTIST?

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Oct 20, 2018

We all commit mistakes, and there is nothing shameful about it. Learning from those mistakes is what makes your life a step ahead. But, while working as a data scientist, you have to be cautious as one number here, and there will end up giving completely different results. Here are some of the unint...

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Machine Learning: It is a Mistake to Lack Relevant Data MACHINE LEARNING: IT IS A MISTAKE TO LACK RELEVANT DATA

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Oct 19, 2018

It has been said that good judgment comes through experience, but experience seems to come through bad judgment! In two decades of mining data from diverse fields we have made many mistakes, which may yet lead to wisdom. Below, we briefly describe, and illustrate from examples, what we believe are t...

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8 Analytics & Business Intelligence Examples Illustrating The Value of BI 8 ANALYTICS & BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE EXAMPLES ILLUSTRATING THE VALUE OF BI

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Oct 19, 2018

Digital data, by its very nature, paints a clear, concise, and panoramic picture of a number of vital areas of business performance, offering a window of insight that often leads to creating an enhanced business intelligence strategy and, ultimately, an ongoing commercial success. At its core, busin...

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SAP Predictive Analytics Named a Market Leader in 2018 SAP PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS NAMED A MARKET LEADER IN 2018

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Oct 18, 2018

SAP has recently been named a predictive analytics leader, according to the 2018 Advanced and Predictive Analytics Market Study Report conducted by Dresner Advisory Services. (Join us on November 7th for our next #askSAP Live Chat, when we’ll discuss the study results in more detail.) Advanced...

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How Big Data is Improving Demand Forecasting Among SMBs HOW BIG DATA IS IMPROVING DEMAND FORECASTING AMONG SMBS

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Oct 17, 2018

Finding Out What Customers Want Before They Even Know. Patents on machine learning algorithms held by online retailers have made it difficult for SMBs to take advantage of this kind of technology. Larger firms, however, have traditionally licensed technology tools that crunch numbers collected from ...

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Why consume Tick History via the cloud? WHY CONSUME TICK HISTORY VIA THE CLOUD?

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Oct 17, 2018

Tick History, our real-time archive of market data stretching back to 1996, has benefits for compliance reporting as well as the SearchForAlpha. Find out how moving this data into the cloud improves these benefits even further. Tick History is our real-time archive of market data covering every trad...

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Is Your Analytics Improving Business Performance? IS YOUR ANALYTICS IMPROVING BUSINESS PERFORMANCE?

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Oct 17, 2018

An April 2018 thought-leadership study by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by SAP makes a clear connection between better business performance and companies transitioning to high-performance analytics. The study, based on a survey of 485 analytics and BI decision-makers around the world, finds ...

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What is Clickless Analysis? Can it Simplify Adoption of Augmented Analytics? WHAT IS CLICKLESS ANALYSIS? CAN IT SIMPLIFY ADOPTION OF AUGMENTED ANALYTICS?

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Oct 17, 2018

The concept of Clickless Analytics is one that will be happily embraced by business users and by the business enterprise. The reason is simple! Clickless Analytics allows users to find and analyze information without specialized skills, by using natural language. In this, the first of a three-part s...

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How the Hortonworks/Cloudera merger shifts the Hadoop landscape HOW THE HORTONWORKS/CLOUDERA MERGER SHIFTS THE HADOOP LANDSCAPE

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Oct 15, 2018

Hortonworks and Cloudera have much in common, with both companies focusing on offering their own secure Apache Hadoop distribution. In doing so, they have simplified the process of making use of Hadoop, which in its native form is not easy to use and lacks the features and functionality that larger ...

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Gartner IT Expo: Augmented Analytics GARTNER IT EXPO: AUGMENTED ANALYTICS

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Oct 15, 2018

Our MicroStrategy and BI Expert Jim Butz spoke at the Gartner IT Expo today on the power of augmented analytics. In short, he pushed that data and insights only matter if you can easily access them and if you have the ability to act on the insight. To that end, your business intelligence (BI) tools ...

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How to derive actionable insights during data integrations HOW TO DERIVE ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS DURING DATA INTEGRATIONS

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Oct 15, 2018

Amadeus CORE extends your health organisation’s integration engine with secure and scalable Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud storage to provide a platform for data analytics. Amadeus CORE has out-of-the-box dashboards and reports that provide useful insights to improve an organisation’s o...

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Tableau Vs. QlikView Vs. Power BI-Competitive Report TABLEAU VS. QLIKVIEW VS. POWER BI-COMPETITIVE REPORT

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Oct 13, 2018

Find out which system is best for your needs. Get the pros and cons for each of these top business intelligence solutions across 20 key business and functional requirements. This competitive analysis report from SelectHub is based on expert evaluations, user interviews, and RFI data provided by the ...

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Seize The Power Of Analytical Reports – Business Examples & Templates SEIZE THE POWER OF ANALYTICAL REPORTS – BUSINESS EXAMPLES & TEMPLATES

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Oct 12, 2018

In recent years, analytical reporting has been evolving into one of the most important business intelligence components that has compelled companies to adapt their strategies based on data-driven insights. While many companies struggle to leverage an effective business intelligence strategy, the imp...

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The Future of Big Data and Machine Learning Is Clear: It’s All on the Cloud THE FUTURE OF BIG DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING IS CLEAR: IT’S ALL ON THE CLOUD

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Oct 12, 2018

Last week’s announcement that Cloudera and Hortonworks will merge to form a single entity speaks volumes about the state of the big data and machine learning (ML) market: the cloud is the future, and the world of on-premises data centers is becoming a thing of the past. Companies who build the...

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning: What’s the Difference? ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE VS. MACHINE LEARNING VS. DEEP LEARNING: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Oct 11, 2018

While deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) may seem to be used synonymously, there are clear differences. One school of thought is that artificial intelligence is a larger umbrella category under which machine learning falls and deep learning falls under machine learning....

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Augmented Analytics with MicroStrategy at GartnerSYM 2018 AUGMENTED ANALYTICS WITH MICROSTRATEGY AT GARTNERSYM 2018

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Oct 11, 2018

Business intelligence (BI) helps organizations transform their data into actionable intelligence and make smarter business decisions. But according to one Gartner survey, only about 30 percent of employees are using analytics. So how can enterprises increase adoption? Augmented analytics may be the ...

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SAP S/4HANA and SAP Predictive Analytics integrator Blog Series SAP S/4HANA AND SAP PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS INTEGRATOR BLOG SERIES

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Oct 11, 2018

In recent months you may have heard a lot about the Intelligent Enterprise and, how we are enabling customers to effectively use their data assets to achieve their desired outcomes faster – and with less risk. At the core of the Intelligent Enterprise is Machine Learning, which enables compute...

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Top Ten Common Prejudices About Data Science TOP TEN COMMON PREJUDICES ABOUT DATA SCIENCE

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Oct 10, 2018

Data science is ruling almost every society today. From marketing to retail, hospitality to travel, entertainment and sports along with finance and insurance, data science is everywhere. Data science has left no stone untouched to deliver what it claims and hence adds value to society. Owing to such...

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How to use Alteryx and the Twitter API to transform and load the social media data into Exasol? HOW TO USE ALTERYX AND THE TWITTER API TO TRANSFORM AND LOAD THE SOCIAL MEDIA DATA INTO EXASOL?

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Oct 09, 2018

Us humans have shared stories for millennia, verbally, through pictures, and later through written language. With the rise of social media in the last decade, our ability to connect with others, be part of events and movements and contribute our voices to the greater conversation has become easier t...

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What is Smart Data Visualization and Can it Make Business Users Smarter? WHAT IS SMART DATA VISUALIZATION AND CAN IT MAKE BUSINESS USERS SMARTER?

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Oct 09, 2018

Smart Data Visualization can radically improve your Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, and Analytics. It can streamline the work process of business users, improve the accuracy of planning and forecasting and ensure better, timelier, more accurate business decisions. What is Smart Data Visualiza...

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R AND PYTHON: HOW TO INTEGRATE THE BEST OF BOTH INTO YOUR DATA SCIENCE WORKFLOW R AND PYTHON: HOW TO INTEGRATE THE BEST OF BOTH INTO YOUR DATA SCIENCE WORKFLOW

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Oct 08, 2018

From Executive Business Leadership to Data Scientists, we all agree on one thing: A data-driven transformation is happening. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and more specifically, Data Science, are redefining how organizations extract insights from their core business(es). We’re experiencing a fu...

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6 Ways Machine Learning Leveraged by Fintechs to Outshine Competition 6 WAYS MACHINE LEARNING LEVERAGED BY FINTECHS TO OUTSHINE COMPETITION

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Oct 08, 2018

Much before the advent of the banking apps and chatbots, machine learning was already in use in finance. However, the enormous growth in the volume of records and considering the quantitative nature of the financial sector, a much-developed machine learning technology was the call of the hour. The o...

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BI on Hadoop: What Are You Waiting For? BI ON HADOOP: WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

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Oct 04, 2018

Big data should have been the rocket fuel that launched business intelligence (BI) into the stratosphere, so why are so many companies still stuck in neutral when it comes to harnessing the power of Apache Hadoop, or, more specifically, BI on Hadoop, for improved business insights? It’s becaus...

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Data Science Principles at Play in Search Engines DATA SCIENCE PRINCIPLES AT PLAY IN SEARCH ENGINES

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Oct 04, 2018

If you’ve never worked with a search engine like Apache Solr or Elasticsearch (or the lower level Lucene library), some of the concepts and conventions can feel a bit foreign to the uninitiated data scientist. In this article, I’ll be giving you a deeper understanding of how search engin...

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Accelerating healthcare AI startups in the cloud ACCELERATING HEALTHCARE AI STARTUPS IN THE CLOUD

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Oct 03, 2018

Frost and Sullivan has estimated the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market for Healthcare IT in 2018 for hospitals at $574 million USD and expects it to grow at a CAGR of 65 percent to $4.3 billion USD in 2022! Similar explosive growth is predicted across other segments of healthcare. Machine Learning...

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Data Management, Analytics, and a New Era of Growth for Midsize Companies DATA MANAGEMENT, ANALYTICS, AND A NEW ERA OF GROWTH FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES

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Oct 03, 2018

Money, time, employees, and resources – these are in short supply for a lot of midsize businesses. But many of them are overcoming those limitations by tapping into their abundance of data to channel their passion, genius, and perseverance into opportunity. Let face it, running a business with...

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AI in Healthcare Marketing: A New Data Frontier AI IN HEALTHCARE MARKETING: A NEW DATA FRONTIER

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Oct 02, 2018

Over the past few years, artificial intelligence (AI), fueled by machine learning, has taken the healthcare industry by storm. By “teaching” computer algorithms to learn from data, a door has opened for new technologies to emerge that can act and adapt without human intervention. Current...

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$15 Million Series B a Testament to Vision, Value of Arcadia Data $15 MILLION SERIES B A TESTAMENT TO VISION, VALUE OF ARCADIA DATA

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Oct 02, 2018

A lot has changed at Arcadia Data since 2012, when we were just four founders thinking about ways to connect non-technical business users to big data. What hasn’t changed is the problem we ended up solving. In fact, continuing growth in data volume and complexity has exacerbated the obstacles ...

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When AI Meets BI WHEN AI MEETS BI

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Oct 02, 2018

Being visual has been a given for BI since the early days of management dashboards. Graphs and visuals make it easier for users to understand information. A picture may not tell a thousand words, but it can certainly make it easier to understand data. Despite a long history of visualization, however...

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The Ultimate Revelations About Machine Learning THE ULTIMATE REVELATIONS ABOUT MACHINE LEARNING

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Oct 01, 2018

Machines can teach themselves.’ This phrase had captured our imagination the day it was coined, and it continues to do so. What kind of algorithms encompasses such a phenomenon? What are the Machine Learning basics? The answers to such questions have been revealed in various capacities over th...

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Leverage SAP Analytics Cloud Best-Practice Business Content for SAP S/4HANA LEVERAGE SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD BEST-PRACTICE BUSINESS CONTENT FOR SAP S/4HANA

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Oct 01, 2018

Making more intelligent decisions, improving operational efficiencies and gaining a competitive edge are among the priorities for best-in-class organizations today. And to achieve that a recent study shows that the top five most important technologies and initiatives essential to becoming a more int...

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Healthcare costs are skyrocketing! Reduce costs and optimize with AI HEALTHCARE COSTS ARE SKYROCKETING! REDUCE COSTS AND OPTIMIZE WITH AI

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Oct 01, 2018

In 2016, healthcare costs in the US are estimated at nearly 18 percent of the GDP! Cost reduction is a high priority for all types of healthcare organizations, but especially healthcare providers such as hospitals, clinics, and many others. Optimizing operations within healthcare providers offers su...

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Top 4 Reasons Data Scientists are Motivated to Change Jobs TOP 4 REASONS DATA SCIENTISTS ARE MOTIVATED TO CHANGE JOBS

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Oct 01, 2018

The US could have as many as 250,000 open data science jobs by 2024 (InfoWorld), and the data science skills gap will find companies scrambling to train or hire talent in the coming years. So, the war for data science talent is real. Knowing what motivates a data scientist to change jobs can provide...

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Five Principles for Big Data Ethics FIVE PRINCIPLES FOR BIG DATA ETHICS

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Oct 01, 2018

Big data analytics raises a number of ethical issues, especially as companies begin monetizing their data externally for purposes different from those for which the data was initially collected. The scale and ease with which analytics can be conducted today completely changes the ethical framework. ...

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Who Invented the Null Hypothesis? WHO INVENTED THE NULL HYPOTHESIS?

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Sep 28, 2018

For many students, statistics is a troublesome subject, and the root of that trouble can be traced to the concept of the null hypothesis. In these days of big data, machine learning, and predictive analytics, formal hypothesis testing has receded in relative importance. Nonetheless, it retains consi...

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What if Data was an Asset? WHAT IF DATA WAS AN ASSET?

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Sep 28, 2018

In part I of this series, Is Data Really an Asset? we explored whether data really is an asset, looking at whether firms are using it to evolve their business models to become stronger. In part II, we take a deeper dive to discover how data should be maintained as an asset. When it comes to question...

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Using Data and Analytics to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections USING DATA AND ANALYTICS TO PREVENT HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

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Sep 27, 2018

David Williams is Vice President and General Manager of Conduent Healthcare Provider Solutions. Every week it seems like there's a report about a new super bug that can put you at risk when you're in a hospital. This is on top of all the other hospital-borne infections (staph, pneumonia, UTI...

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The Future of Analytics Is Smart THE FUTURE OF ANALYTICS IS SMART

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Sep 27, 2018

Recently, we released the exciting news that Smart Predict has been added to SAP Analytics Cloud.  Smart Predict enables a business analyst to do fully automated predictive workflows without needing to understand data science concepts or use any form of complex tooling. It’s different fro...

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Harness the Power of Financial Planning and Analysis in SAP S/4HANA with SAP Analytics Cloud HARNESS THE POWER OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS IN SAP S/4HANA WITH SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD

blog article

Sep 26, 2018

Business leaders increasingly rely on CFOs and finance teams to support them in making strategic decisions. In an ideal world, that support comes in the form of cloud analytics. But a number of organizations still rely on outdated financial planning and analysis solutions (FP&A)—in some ca...

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Transform your digital data eco-system with a Data Fabric approach TRANSFORM YOUR DIGITAL DATA ECO-SYSTEM WITH A DATA FABRIC APPROACH

blog article

Sep 26, 2018

Organizations that were innovators and early adopters or had previous implementations began with a focus on incubating new technologies. This led to use case-based deployments that were built from scratch, primarily in the greenfield mode. However, the situation has begun to change. Enterprises are ...

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Analyzing Data for Better Provider Finances ANALYZING DATA FOR BETTER PROVIDER FINANCES

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Sep 25, 2018

Healthcare providers are always seeking solutions to ensure reimbursement remains steady amid stiff competition. By taking the time to analyze data, it is possible to boost revenue cycle performance and payer contracts, while ultimately keeping the bottom line at the forefront. How does a provider g...

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Why you should extend your data insights with graph analytics WHY YOU SHOULD EXTEND YOUR DATA INSIGHTS WITH GRAPH ANALYTICS

blog article

Sep 24, 2018

Big data and analytics are well established in organizations. Further, the principle means through, which business insights are purveyed is through high-level dashboards that can tell a story in an eyeshot; or in spreadsheet-like reports that are both comfortable and familiar to end users. The quest...

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Building a case for embedded BI BUILDING A CASE FOR EMBEDDED BI

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Sep 24, 2018

Business intelligence (BI) drives business growth. In the not too distant past, “big data” was the domain of big corporations with the resources to analyze and apply insights gleaned from an accumulation of data related to all aspects of a company’s functioning. Now, though, data, ...

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Data Visualization: Getting Started with Examples DATA VISUALIZATION: GETTING STARTED WITH EXAMPLES

blog article

Sep 20, 2018

Here we are going to write a series of blog posts on data visualization. We will use a particularly interesting data set, exhaustive data on US university admission rates, post-graduation salaries, etc. The Importance of Data Visualization. Data visualization means graphs aka charts. When working wi...

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Big Data and VoIP: How Informed Analysis Can Direct Smarter Strategies BIG DATA AND VOIP: HOW INFORMED ANALYSIS CAN DIRECT SMARTER STRATEGIES

blog article

Sep 19, 2018

As digitization continues to proliferate into almost every aspect of our lives, the amount of content that is created, distributed, shared and stored has grown exponentially. Over the past decade, this movement has given rise to what’s known as “Big Data,” aptly named for its vast ...

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Big Data Makes Way for Integrated Data BIG DATA MAKES WAY FOR INTEGRATED DATA

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Sep 19, 2018

For years we’ve been hearing about the promise of big data. And for many companies – and more to come, the promise of big data is being realized to the benefit of organizations’ stakeholders. But big data was never the end point. It was just the opening volley in the revolution of ...

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How are Big Data and AI Changing the Business World? HOW ARE BIG DATA AND AI CHANGING THE BUSINESS WORLD?

blog article

Sep 19, 2018

Today’s businesses are ruled by data. Specifically, big data and AI that have gradually been evolving to shape day-to-day business processes and playing as the key driver in business Intelligence decision-making. With the advancements of AI and cognitive computing with big data as the feed, co...

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Six Reasons why Data Visualisation projects Fail SIX REASONS WHY DATA VISUALISATION PROJECTS FAIL

blog article

Sep 18, 2018

The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see. — John W. Tukey. Inspite of the tremendous promise of data visualisation, and the discipline being mainstream for about a decade, it is anything but mature. With a boatload of visualisation tools at d...

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Up Your Game With Interactive Data Visualizations UP YOUR GAME WITH INTERACTIVE DATA VISUALIZATIONS

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Sep 17, 2018

In an increasingly data-driven world, the way we visualize the massive amounts of information is a key concern. While static data visualizations have their uses, today’s data visualization tools offer a significant upgrade thanks to their customizability as well as their capacity to generate f...

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Key Differences between a Traditional Data Warehouse and Big Data KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A TRADITIONAL DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA

blog article

Sep 17, 2018

Traditional data warehouse solutions were originally developed out of necessity. In order to run the business, every company uses enterprise resource planning (ERP) and CRM applications to manage back-office functions like finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and supply ch...

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Career Paths in Big Data and Analytics CAREER PATHS IN BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS

blog article

Sep 14, 2018

Why consider a career in Big Data and Analytics. Before we look at some career paths in big data and analytics, it’s worthwhile mentioning why you might want to consider a career in the industry! High demand. Big Data and Analytics skills are among the highest in demand in tech at the moment.&...

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BI Performance Isn’t Everything, It’s the Only Thing BI PERFORMANCE ISN’T EVERYTHING, IT’S THE ONLY THING

blog article

Sep 13, 2018

Now that football season is upon us, I felt I should borrow from football lore for the title of this blog. But I admit, BI performance isn’t everything, and it certainly isn’t the only thing, but it still is very important. Before I dive into that topic, let me first take a step back. We...

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Benefits of using Big Data in healthcare industry BENEFITS OF USING BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Sep 13, 2018

Everyday numerous new records of data are being generated in every aspect of our lives, and it is becoming increasingly challenging to collect and analyze all pieces of data effectively. The healthcare industry, which received over 4 trillion USD from the US alone in 2017, is finally leveraging tech...

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Top Innovators in Data and Analytics TOP INNOVATORS IN DATA AND ANALYTICS

blog article

Sep 10, 2018

FICO’s chief analytics officer, Dr. Scott Zoldi, has been named one of the top 100 innovators in data and analytics by Corinium. Corinium’s list spotlights business leaders, technologists and influencers who have accelerated the proliferation and understanding of data and analytics over ...

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Big Data Analytics the Way It Was Intended with Search-Based BI BIG DATA ANALYTICS THE WAY IT WAS INTENDED WITH SEARCH-BASED BI

blog article

Sep 04, 2018

When was the last time you had to explain to someone how to use an Internet search engine? Perhaps never? That’s not surprising considering that search engines are amazing in their simplicity from a user perspective while also delivering the outcomes we desire. Can we aspire to have a similar ...

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BIG DATA IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE BIG DATA IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE

blog article

Sep 04, 2018

“The cure for cancer is big data.” This bold statement was made earlier this year by Norman Sharpless, the director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He shared this idea as part of a story he told regarding a particular cancer treatment approach. A gene study, which used lots of da...

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Big Data and IT Infrastructure: Analyzing Connections to Boost Enterprise Security BIG DATA AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE: ANALYZING CONNECTIONS TO BOOST ENTERPRISE SECURITY

blog article

Sep 03, 2018

The modern enterprise has a complex and complicated IT structure. In most instances, there is a mix of on-premise solutions for computing or storage, coupled with cloud-based solutions that help alleviate the in-house burden. To ensure that all entities work congruently and that information flows se...

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Data helps bring creative ideas to the table DATA HELPS BRING CREATIVE IDEAS TO THE TABLE

blog article

Aug 31, 2018

In the field of creativity and ideas, a data strategy may seem like a burden to cultivate. Especially when the knowledge and resources to support a comprehensive data strategy may seem out of reach, too difficult, and too expensive to build. But what if we told you it wasn’t as difficult to de...

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5 Things You Need to Do Now to Keep Your BI Data Intelligent 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO NOW TO KEEP YOUR BI DATA INTELLIGENT

blog article

Aug 30, 2018

Nowhere is the “garbage in garbage out” adage more fitting than in business intelligence. If, for example: e-mail addresses are blank or incorrectly entered. phone numbers do not include the area code or country code, or. states are inconsistently abbreviated (e.g. Wisconsin is abbreviat...

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6 Questions to Ask When Preparing Data for Analysis 6 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN PREPARING DATA FOR ANALYSIS

blog article

Aug 29, 2018

Data preparation is perhaps the most important step in any type of serious data analysis. And while it would be ludicrous to attempt to cover such a broad field of knowledge in one article, we’ve prepared a quick checklist that you can run through when preparing data for analysis. Hopefully, t...

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Top Performing Data Modeling Tools TOP PERFORMING DATA MODELING TOOLS

blog article

Aug 29, 2018

Almost all mid to large scale businesses these days rely deliberately on data to make important decisions on day-to-day basis. The authenticity and consistency of data is of great important for business users to make quick as well as well informed decisions. The flow and relationships of data need t...

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5 techniques to take your data analysis to another level 5 TECHNIQUES TO TAKE YOUR DATA ANALYSIS TO ANOTHER LEVEL

blog article

Aug 27, 2018

Implementing a business intelligence suite in your organization is about more than simply collecting additional data—it’s about converting this data into actionable insights. The amount of data an organization can collect today from a variety of sources offers it the ability to see under...

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Doing Enterprise-Level Data Science with a Skeleton Crew DOING ENTERPRISE-LEVEL DATA SCIENCE WITH A SKELETON CREW

blog article

Aug 23, 2018

Data science is a team sport.” As early as 2013, this axiom has been repeated to articulate that there is no unicorn data scientist, no single person that can do it all. Many companies have followed this wisdom, fielding massive data science operations. But more often than not, a big data scie...

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How Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fits Into the Big Data Story HOW MICROSOFT DYNAMICS 365 FITS INTO THE BIG DATA STORY

blog article

Aug 23, 2018

Business intelligence, artificial intelligence, intelligent cloud, intelligent edge, big data…the buzzwords are all around. There is a fundamental shift in the way companies are doing business. Many are beginning to leverage their data in new and innovative ways. They are leveraging their dat...

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Managing Power BI Data Sources: Tips and Techniques MANAGING POWER BI DATA SOURCES: TIPS AND TECHNIQUES

blog article

Aug 22, 2018

Managing data coming from various sources lies at the core of Power BI. Whether you are exploring data, creating charts and dashboards, or asking questions, all data visualizations and answers you see, all of them get their underlying data from multiple data sources. Power BI Excel Data Source is a ...

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Banks are leveraging data analytics to transform customer journeys BANKS ARE LEVERAGING DATA ANALYTICS TO TRANSFORM CUSTOMER JOURNEYS

blog article

Aug 21, 2018

Through analytics, banks can devise customized services to improve customer experience, drive up-sales and make customers feel valued. Historically, banks almost singularly focused on products and sales. Customer service and experience took a backseat. However, today the situation is changing signif...

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Applications of Data Science and Machine Learning in NETFLIX APPLICATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING IN NETFLIX

blog article

Aug 21, 2018

Industries are using Data science in exciting and creative ways. Data Science is turning up in unexpected places improving the efficiency of various sectors. It is powering up human decision making and impacting the top and bottom lines of the business like never before. Industries are delighting mi...

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Why Data Science Jobs are in High Demand? WHY DATA SCIENCE JOBS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND?

blog article

Aug 20, 2018

The hype around the data science has left everyone asking the question that why data science jobs are in high demand these days? Let’s see. A single flight of Boeing 787 aircraft generates up to 500GB of data. Currently, there are over 6 billion connected devices around the world generating mi...

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Why your Analytics Program is Struggling WHY YOUR ANALYTICS PROGRAM IS STRUGGLING

blog article

Aug 20, 2018

What’s the point of this? It’s not just a sob story; it’s relevant to a lot of what I see and hear when I talk to clients about their analytics programs. They spend a lot of money year after year, with little improvement in results. They chase after the latest and greatest tools, b...

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Have You Thought About Full Stack Augmented Analytics Yet? HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT FULL STACK AUGMENTED ANALYTICS YET?

blog article

Aug 20, 2018

It’s easy to find evidence of how prevalent big data and analytics have become across organizations in most fields and industries. Big data, after all, continues to improve and provide better insights, more robust tools, and higher quality results. More importantly, the techniques and systems ...

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New Sources, New Data, New Tools: Large Health Insurance Group Confronts the Future of Financial Data Management in Healthcare NEW SOURCES, NEW DATA, NEW TOOLS: LARGE HEALTH INSURANCE GROUP CONFRONTS THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL DATA MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Aug 17, 2018

The world of healthcare never rests and one of the largest health insurance groups in the U.S. is not alone in wanting to provide, “quality care, better patient outcomes, and more engaged consumers.”   They achieve this through careful consideration as to how they manage their ...

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What would you build if you could exploit your IMS data? WHAT WOULD YOU BUILD IF YOU COULD EXPLOIT YOUR IMS DATA?

blog article

Aug 17, 2018

IMS drives financial transactions, manufacturing, telecommunications, logistics, and more around the clock, around the globe. The Fortune 1000 alone process 265 billion secure transactions per day! Every time an IMS transaction occurs, data about that transaction is logged. What if you could use tha...

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Top industries leveraging Big Data TOP INDUSTRIES LEVERAGING BIG DATA

blog article

Aug 16, 2018

How does the application of big data drive industries? Organizations may have several goals for leveraging big data projects. But the primary goal for most of the organizations lies in improving customer experience and achieving cost reduction or making existing processes more efficient are its seco...

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How do I Find Mentors for Data Science? HOW DO I FIND MENTORS FOR DATA SCIENCE?

blog article

Aug 16, 2018

Although Data Science has been around us ever since the 1960s, it has only gained traction in the last few decades. This is one of the main reasons why budding data scientists find it quite challenging to find right mentors. However, this scenario is drastically changing now. With the right approach...

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The bigger AI challenge – governing data THE BIGGER AI CHALLENGE – GOVERNING DATA

blog article

Aug 15, 2018

This is not a new issue. Colleagues have been pointing out for some time that there is a lot of hype about AI, but a shortage of practical use cases. There are a number of possible reasons for this, but it is feasible that part of the cause is that companies are still unable to use their existing da...

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To be an intelligent enterprise or not? That’s the question TO BE AN INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE OR NOT? THAT’S THE QUESTION

blog article

Aug 15, 2018

Since my previous blog on “Collaborating with the Genius” (https://www.capgemini.com/2018/05/how-to-collaborate-with-a-genius/) the Capgemini SAP Innovation Centre has made rapid progress with several accelerators and new solutions. Exploring the newer domains of Leonardo, we successfull...

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The Art of Data Visualization THE ART OF DATA VISUALIZATION

blog article

Aug 15, 2018

At MicroStrategy, our goal is to achieve a fully integrated data-driven culture, both for our clients and our own workplace. We know that not every employee’s role or perspective is technical, but a truly data-driven environment gets even the most right-brained among us excited about data and ...

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Six Data Science projects to top-up your skills and knowledge SIX DATA SCIENCE PROJECTS TO TOP-UP YOUR SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

blog article

Aug 14, 2018

If you’re looking to transition to a Data Science career, you’ll most likely be looking to practice your skills collecting, cleaning and analysing data to answer a variety of challenging business questions. We’ve listed a bunch of projects you’re able to learn from and practi...

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Introducing Analytics: A Comprehensive Guide For Beginners INTRODUCING ANALYTICS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS

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Aug 13, 2018

As we move further into the information age, we are finding ourselves in an increasingly data-rich and data-oriented world. Almost everything that a company does today is dictated by data and analytics in one way or another. Organizations have begun using sophisticated analytics techniques to identi...

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The Case For Combining Customer Analytics And Research Teams THE CASE FOR COMBINING CUSTOMER ANALYTICS AND RESEARCH TEAMS

blog article

Aug 13, 2018

Traditionally, large organizations have both a research organization and a customer analytics organization that are distinct from each other and often in entirely different chains of command. I have seen many organizations where there is tension between these two organizations. Neither seems willing...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DATA SCIENCE COMMUNITY THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DATA SCIENCE COMMUNITY

blog article

Aug 10, 2018

The term ‘Data Science Community’ have been thrown by guests a couple of time during the past episodes of Super Data Science Podcast. I can’t help but let it take over this episode. So, today, we will be talking everything about the Data Science Community – who belongs to it,...

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How to Use Big Data and Cloud Computing for Your Business HOW TO USE BIG DATA AND CLOUD COMPUTING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

blog article

Aug 10, 2018

Big data and cloud computing can be used to benefit your small business and drastically increase efficiency. Big data and cloud computing are two innovations that have changed mainstream technology and the methods in which data are handled. These technologies have changed the outlook of data in such...

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Adopting AI in business processes ADOPTING AI IN BUSINESS PROCESSES

blog article

Aug 10, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is based on machine learning and big data. Learn how AI can add value to your business processes. Although many software packages with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) are readily available on the market today, a specific customer solution still requires a lot of traditi...

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Smart marketers are leveraging artificial intelligence to bolster customer experience SMART MARKETERS ARE LEVERAGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO BOLSTER CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

blog article

Aug 09, 2018

The share of customer-service interactions handled entirely by artificial intelligence (AI) will have multiplied by five, globally – to 15% of total interactions – between 2017 and 2021. And, next year, at least 40% of such communications will involve an element of AI, according to the r...

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Analysing the Positive Impact of Decentralized AI on Business and Society ANALYSING THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF DECENTRALIZED AI ON BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

blog article

Aug 08, 2018

This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series. We sat down with Daniel Hulme, the CEO of Satalia, a London-based company that provides Artificial Intelligence solutions to solve industries’ hardest problems. He is also the Director of UCL’s Business Analytics MSc,...

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Big Data and You: Understanding the Basics of Industry 4.0 BIG DATA AND YOU: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF INDUSTRY 4.0

blog article

Aug 08, 2018

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the introduction of technology like automation, cloud computing, and augmented reality in factory management will impact processes for decades to come. The current rate of manufacturing innovation is unprecedented, to the point that many have labeled this e...

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5 best practices for successful big data projects 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR SUCCESSFUL BIG DATA PROJECTS

blog article

Aug 04, 2018

Despite the increasing evidence for the effectiveness of analytics, organizations should avoid getting caught up in exuberance and cautiously execute projects by following the best practices for implementing big data. Unlike newer technologies, such as blockchain and the Internet of Things(IoT), big...

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How data science can enable better demand forecasting and planning HOW DATA SCIENCE CAN ENABLE BETTER DEMAND FORECASTING AND PLANNING

blog article

Aug 03, 2018

In a previous post, we talked about how tough it can be to get the various parts of a business — operations, sales, finance, etc. — to “sing in harmony” to achieve better demand forecasting and planning. It’s like getting a group of singers to perform together with each...

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How Keras Machine Language API Makes TensorFlow Easier HOW KERAS MACHINE LANGUAGE API MAKES TENSORFLOW EASIER

blog article

Aug 03, 2018

Keras is a Python framework designed to make working with Tensorflow (also written in Python) easier. It builds neural networks, which, of course, are used for classification problems. The example problem below is binary classification. You can find the code here. The binary classification problem h...

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What Does Data Science Need to Be Successful? WHAT DOES DATA SCIENCE NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

blog article

Aug 03, 2018

There are certain advances that have revolutionized the tech world – personal computing, cell technology, and cloud computing are just some of them. Now that we have the ability to store massive amounts of data in the cloud and then use it with advanced analytics, we can finally start working ...

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How Can You Ensure Your AI Driven Project is Successful? HOW CAN YOU ENSURE YOUR AI DRIVEN PROJECT IS SUCCESSFUL?

blog article

Aug 02, 2018

There’s no doubt that AI is a hot topic right now. Siri, Alexa, and Facebook’s facial recognition technology have brought AI to the masses, and those technologies are just the tip of the iceberg—AI developments are in the news constantly. Given how pervasive it is, it’s there...

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Internet of Things and Big Data – Better Together INTERNET OF THINGS AND BIG DATA – BETTER TOGETHER

blog article

Aug 01, 2018

IoT and Big Data are buzzing the technology world for quite a time now, and these are no longer a “nice to have” technology but a necessity. There is a drive to adopt big data within organizations which has triggered the use of big data analysis tremendously in the past few years. Hence,...

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HOW A DATA SCIENCE RECRUITER THINKS HOW A DATA SCIENCE RECRUITER THINKS

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Aug 01, 2018

Matt’s job can be considered unique and very relevant to the data science community. On the previous episodes, we’ve talked about how important it is for data scientists to present and convey analysis to the target audience. We want to get actionable plans and improve an industry’s...

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The Overrated Impact of Big Data in Health Care THE OVERRATED IMPACT OF BIG DATA IN HEALTH CARE

blog article

Aug 01, 2018

With data, quality is more important than quantity when it comes to delivering the best in patient care and business results. Big data gets a lot of press nowadays and is often used as a proxy for data science technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and natural language ...

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How to Balance User-Centric Design Needs with Next-Gen BI Project Requirements HOW TO BALANCE USER-CENTRIC DESIGN NEEDS WITH NEXT-GEN BI PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

blog article

Jul 31, 2018

Take a moment to go to almost any web page and try to ignore all of the extremely aggressive marketing campaigns, banners, pop-ups, and big red buttons. I’m willing to bet that you’d say you had a poor user experience on one of these sites, yet companies continue to use these tactics in ...

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Let LET'S GO FISHING WITH BIG DATA!

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Jul 30, 2018

Illegal practices in the global fish trade have made fishing an international cause of concern. Unregulated fishing can be a big threat to the global fishing economy as well as the environment. Big data for fishing seems to solve these issues. Overfishing is a global issue, which has either depleted...

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Applications of Big Data Analytics in Industries APPLICATIONS OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN INDUSTRIES

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Jul 30, 2018

In the current era of technology, there is a huge surge in handling large amounts of data within a company or industry to serve the customers with the right product. A business that involves quick and agile decisions to stay competitive most likely makes use of big data analytics. Here is how it is ...

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A Brief Guide on How to Pursue Power BI Trainin A BRIEF GUIDE ON HOW TO PURSUE POWER BI TRAININ

blog article

Jul 30, 2018

In this Power BI Training post, we will go through various aspects of Microsoft Power BI Training to understand the concept and working of Power BI. Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service. It allows the user to visualize and interpret data with higher rate, performance, and perception....

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What is Data Quality Management? WHAT IS DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT?

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Jul 30, 2018

More business leaders are becoming aware of the tremendous impact big data has on the trajectory of the enterprise organization as it relates to: Predicting customer expectations; Assisting with effective product management; Being available on-demand to influence top-down decision making; Tailoring ...

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The GDPR Effect on Big Data THE GDPR EFFECT ON BIG DATA

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Jul 27, 2018

The European Parliament, Council and Commission created a regulation which toughens and combines data protection for people inside the EU – This regulation is called GDPR. It is a single set of rules which are created in order to govern as to how personal data is used. This is done regardless ...

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VISUALIZATION IN DATA SCIENCE VISUALIZATION IN DATA SCIENCE

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Jul 27, 2018

If you’ve been following Super Data Science and my courses online for quite some time now, chances are you’ve seen the emails floating around regarding the revamp of my two courses. I’m talking about the Tableau 2018 Basic and Tableau 2018 Advanced Courses. Today’s episode is...

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Analytics Platforms: Making Sense of Data ANALYTICS PLATFORMS: MAKING SENSE OF DATA

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Jul 26, 2018

What is the value of your data? Information Technology (IT) professionals have made a living off of data management, storage and reports. Analytics platforms: making sense of data can be a key skill for successful executives today. Comparing Analytics Platforms. Do you remember when the Chief Inform...

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BUILDING A CAREER IN DATA SCIENCE BUILDING A CAREER IN DATA SCIENCE

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Jul 25, 2018

Getting the degree from a university and highlighting it on your resume could get you the ultimate dream job. Well, that’s what we are perceived to do by society. In this digital age, it’s just fitting to question the steadiness of the traditional system of our education and look into th...

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Web App Development and the Rise of Big Data WEB APP DEVELOPMENT AND THE RISE OF BIG DATA

blog article

Jul 25, 2018

For a digital business, it is surprising that web app development is only now being transformed by the data analytics revolution.  Previously, developers used to create apps based on focus groups, surveys and educated guesses about the needs and wants of users.  This biased way of working ...

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How can Medicinal Chemists Overcome the Text Big Data Deluge? HOW CAN MEDICINAL CHEMISTS OVERCOME THE TEXT BIG DATA DELUGE?

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Jul 24, 2018

As medicinal chemists strive to fill the pipeline with the best possible novel compounds, they require efficient access to the ever-expanding mass of existing information and knowledge about compounds, targets, and diseases and how they are related. Much of this information is buried in published jo...

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Data Analytics: A Prerequisite to Artificial Intelligence Mobility DATA ANALYTICS: A PREREQUISITE TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MOBILITY

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Jul 24, 2018

The line between present and future is blurring in the automotive industry at the hands of a paradigm shift in vehicle technology. Self-driving and artificially intelligent automobiles are no longer future concepts. We are no longer envision the idea of safe mobility, security, environmental protect...

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Big Data in Healthcare BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Jul 24, 2018

Healthcare is jumping into big data as we delve deeper into this data-inundated era. However, it is still in the rudimentary phases in healthcare given its slow adoption in that realm. In particular, big data in medicine is slow because of the lack of “technical expertise required to use it an...

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5 Ways to Use Big Data to Delight and Engage Online Customers 5 WAYS TO USE BIG DATA TO DELIGHT AND ENGAGE ONLINE CUSTOMERS

blog article

Jul 24, 2018

Big data has brought about a seismic shift in how companies gather customer leads, reach out to potential customers, carry out marketing campaigns, design shopping experiences to delight buyers, and provide timely and intuitive customer support. Marketers have always depended on data to tailor their...

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6 Management Reporting Best Practices To Create Effective Reports 6 MANAGEMENT REPORTING BEST PRACTICES TO CREATE EFFECTIVE REPORTS

blog article

Jul 24, 2018

Management reporting is a source of business intelligence that helps business leaders make more accurate, data driven decisions. However, these reports are only as useful as the work that goes into preparing and presenting them. In this blog post, we’re going to give a bit of background and co...

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Big data playing bigger role as airlines personalize service BIG DATA PLAYING BIGGER ROLE AS AIRLINES PERSONALIZE SERVICE

blog article

Jul 23, 2018

You’re settling into your window seat, bound for a summer vacation, when the flight attendant wishes you a happy birthday or commiserates about the lousy weather that delayed the last leg of your trip. It might feel like the flight crew has been scouring your recent social media posts, but at ...

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Aviation Industry Bets on Big Data Analytics AVIATION INDUSTRY BETS ON BIG DATA ANALYTICS

blog article

Jul 23, 2018

Aviation Industry is on radar next and it bets on Big Data Analytics. This industry needs to move beyond its present way of working so big data analytics is only key to unlock the potential. How does big data analytics help the aerospace or aviation industry? Answered by Rishabh Bora on Quora: Befor...

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4 Reasons to Automate the Ingestion of Data 4 REASONS TO AUTOMATE THE INGESTION OF DATA

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Jul 23, 2018

Hardly a day goes by without talk of automation and big data in any company. These days, the market understands the need for data: it’s the de facto way to gain business intelligence. And, data science and machine learning are go-to tools in predictive analytics, which means you need data, and...

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Are doctors bribed by pharma? An analysis of data ARE DOCTORS BRIBED BY PHARMA? AN ANALYSIS OF DATA

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Jul 21, 2018

A Critical Analysis of a Recent Study by Hadland and colleagues. Association studies that draw correlations between drug company-provided meals and physician prescribing behavior have become a favorite genre among advocates of greater separation between drug manufacturers and physicians. Recent stud...

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BIG DATA ANALYTICS: 10 DATA-SLURPING THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS: 10 DATA-SLURPING THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

blog article

Jul 21, 2018

Big Data is no more a fleeting obsession. With numbers. It’s the beginning of a cognitive revolution that’s touching every facet of life and business on this planet. Thanks to technological advancement, we’re churning more data than ever before. In fact, a lot more. And for good re...

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11 Steps on Your BI Roadmap To Implement A Successful Business Intelligence Strategy 11 STEPS ON YOUR BI ROADMAP TO IMPLEMENT A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE STRATEGY

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Jul 20, 2018

Odds are you know your business needs business intelligence (BI). Over the past 5 years, big data and BI became more than just data science buzzwords. Without real time insight into their data, businesses remain reactive, miss strategic growth opportunities, lose their competitive edge, fail to take...

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Everything You Need To Know About The Marketing Intelligence Revolution EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MARKETING INTELLIGENCE REVOLUTION

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Jul 20, 2018

In this digital day and age, marketing is more and more about data, analytics, and intelligence. The idea is no longer to just promote a business’s offerings, but also get a better understanding of the customer’s needs, interactions, and choices. From the beginning of commerce, the most ...

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Applying Artificial Intelligence to Contract Management APPLYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

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Jul 20, 2018

Contracts are difficult (or rather impossible) to sort. They are everywhere, distributed across many repositories, scattered across multiple locations. The inaccessibility of contracts makes the task of managing them cumbersome, leading to a risk of losing out important business opportunities that a...

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Big Data In Healthcare: How Hadoop Is Revolutionizing Healthcare Analytics BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE: HOW HADOOP IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS

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Jul 19, 2018

Healthcare data is among the most complex and voluminous data produced in the world today. Lying among this huge pile of healthcare data are precious insights that can directly impact and improve the quality of human lives. While we lacked means of analyzing this data until as recently as a decade a...

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Big Data Analytics Finds a Home in the Engineering Toolkit BIG DATA ANALYTICS FINDS A HOME IN THE ENGINEERING TOOLKIT

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Jul 19, 2018

Big data analytics are touted as the secret sauce behind a lot of innovation–helping retailers tailor novel user experiences to sell more products, arming health care professionals with insights that bolster patient care, and facilitating fraud detection and new revenue streams for companies i...

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The Data Science Iron Triangle – Modern BI and Machine Learning THE DATA SCIENCE IRON TRIANGLE – MODERN BI AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Jul 19, 2018

The New Iron Triangle. It is cliché to discuss IT/business solutions as people, process, and technology. Some call it the “golden triangle,” but in this blog, we refer to it as the iron triangle. Since the 1960s, technology has disrupted business through the advent of computing an...

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Can Industry Outsiders Empower Patients Through Data? CAN INDUSTRY OUTSIDERS EMPOWER PATIENTS THROUGH DATA?

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Jul 18, 2018

There is a belief that by enabling direct access and control over their own health data, patients will be in a better position to drive their health and healthcare. As I discussed earlier in this series, industry outsiders are looking for ways to improve our problematic healthcare system by focusing...

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12 Examples of Big Data Analytics In Healthcare That Can Save People 12 EXAMPLES OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE THAT CAN SAVE PEOPLE

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Jul 18, 2018

Big Data has changed the way we manage, analyze and leverage data in any industry. One of the most promising areas where it can be applied to make a change is healthcare. Healthcare analytics have the potential to reduce costs of treatment, predict outbreaks of epidemics, avoid preventable diseases ...

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When the Time is Right to Try Cloud-Based Analytics WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT TO TRY CLOUD-BASED ANALYTICS

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Jul 18, 2018

Your business is considering moving its analytics platforms to the cloud—but you’re unsure if the time is right. You might have concerns around security, cost, or maturity of analytics solutions in the cloud. On the other hand, these solutions have developed rapidly over the last few yea...

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Business Analytics: Tools, Applications & Benefits BUSINESS ANALYTICS: TOOLS, APPLICATIONS & BENEFITS

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Jul 17, 2018

Today organizations and business firms around the world are harnessing the power of data to transform the business scenario. The quantity of data being generated and collected is increasing exponentially with each passing minute. However, merely accumulating data cannot benefit an organization. It i...

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Data Science: Making Sense of Digital Manufacturing DATA SCIENCE: MAKING SENSE OF DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

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Jul 17, 2018

It’s hard enough to understand any one thing, let alone the complex interactions between many things—each of which is constantly changing, through the other things acting on it. That’s the promise of data science, a mashup of computing, mathematics, statistical analysis, and good o...

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Three Surprises about Data Lakes, Hadoop, and the Cloud THREE SURPRISES ABOUT DATA LAKES, HADOOP, AND THE CLOUD

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Jul 17, 2018

If you’ve been paying attention to trends around Apache Hadoop, data lakes, big data analytics, and the cloud, you’ve probably noticed the see-saw hype around each of these. In 2012, there was no end in sight to what Hadoop could do, and organizations were beginning to build data lakes t...

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When Big Data met AI WHEN BIG DATA MET AI

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Jul 17, 2018

Both big data and AI are pathbreaking technologies in their own right. However, when big data meets AI, the two complement each other, helping us analyze and implement large data sets in unique and unexplored ways. AI is the simulation of human intelligence by computers. By applying machine learning...

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Big Data in Healthcare: Real World Use-Cases BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE: REAL WORLD USE-CASES

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Jul 16, 2018

This blog will take you through various use cases of big data in healthcare. We'll look at how big data is transforming healthcare and some real-world case studies of big data and analytics in healthcare. 1. Introduction. The big data revolution is transforming the way we live. The last few year...

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Why AI in health care and life sciences will require a new kind of collaboration WHY AI IN HEALTH CARE AND LIFE SCIENCES WILL REQUIRE A NEW KIND OF COLLABORATION

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Jul 13, 2018

There is general agreement that artificial intelligence (AI) will change our lives. What is less clear is exactly how and when that change will happen, and how it will look. Some of the speculation has been fairly wild. In life sciences and health care, however, the mists are now starting to clear, ...

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5 Best Practices for Data Visualization 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR DATA VISUALIZATION

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Jul 12, 2018

As our world is increasingly filled with data, both enterprises and small businesses alike are looking for ways to analyze massive amounts of information. Data visualizations present data in a pictorial or graphical format so that business stakeholders can better understand complex data findings. Ho...

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Model Management and the Era of the Model-Driven Business MODEL MANAGEMENT AND THE ERA OF THE MODEL-DRIVEN BUSINESS

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Jul 11, 2018

Since we started Domino five years ago, we have talked to hundreds of companies that are investing in data science and heard all about their successes and their challenges. At various points during that time, we focused on different aspects of the challenges that face data scientists and data scienc...

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Why Aren’t Any Business Intelligence Apps Using Graph Data WHY AREN’T ANY BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPS USING GRAPH DATA

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Jul 10, 2018

Business intelligence isn’t always about the facts. Don’t get me wrong, there will always be a place for dashboards and BI reports. Making business decisions without them is unimaginable so we all appreciate SQL based business intelligence systems with star schemas that point to meaningf...

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Which are the Best Practices for Protecting Privacy While Conducting Big Data Analytics? WHICH ARE THE BEST PRACTICES FOR PROTECTING PRIVACY WHILE CONDUCTING BIG DATA ANALYTICS?

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Jul 10, 2018

The concept of “Big Data” is #trending today, which is characterized by types of data sources with huge quantities, high speed and broad diversity of information. Healthcare industries are trying to apply Big Data analytics to reform data into a workable platform in order to generate inf...

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7 Ways Airlines Use Artificial Intelligence and Data Science to Improve Operations 7 WAYS AIRLINES USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DATA SCIENCE TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS

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Jul 10, 2018

Technology changes the way businesses interact with their customers, make business decisions, and build workflows. For instance, such actions as booking a flight via phone or conducting solely offline surveys seem unusual these days. Real-time access to data — the 21st-century oil — allo...

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Airline Dynamic Pricing - Using Advanced Data Science for Optimum Pricing Strategies AIRLINE DYNAMIC PRICING - USING ADVANCED DATA SCIENCE FOR OPTIMUM PRICING STRATEGIES

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Jul 09, 2018

As we look at the major trends in the travel industry, one thing is clear - the future of travel retail will become more and more personalized. Airlines want to leverage the rich customer data they hold. The emergence of new AI technologies combined with new industry distribution standards will allo...

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AI in healthcare: a six-step framework for getting the most out of your data AI IN HEALTHCARE: A SIX-STEP FRAMEWORK FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DATA

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Jul 09, 2018

Healthcare data without analytics is just a bunch of bits and bytes. Analytics without the right data doesn’t do any wonders either. And even with the right data and the right analytical tools, it’s still the clinical expert who needs to interpret and validate the output. That’s wh...

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How to Accelerate ArtificiaI Intelligence Initiatives with Agile Development HOW TO ACCELERATE ARTIFICIAI INTELLIGENCE INITIATIVES WITH AGILE DEVELOPMENT

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Jul 09, 2018

The explosion of artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives at enterprise companies has brought a wave of new opportunity for data scientists, as well as a lot of frustration. Strategic data science projects are exploratory, high-visibility, and high risk — and it’s unlikely that they will...

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Power BI Embedded dashboards with Azure Stream Analytics POWER BI EMBEDDED DASHBOARDS WITH AZURE STREAM ANALYTICS

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Jul 09, 2018

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed “serverless” PaaS service in Azure built for running real-time analytics on fast moving streams of data. Today, a significant portion of Stream Analytics customers use Power BI for real-time dynamic dashboarding. Support for Power BI Embedded has...

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3D Printing, Big Data, 100 Percent Validation, and Other Aerospace Manufacturing Trends 3D PRINTING, BIG DATA, 100 PERCENT VALIDATION, AND OTHER AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING TRENDS

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Jul 08, 2018

Aerospace is leading the way in the IIoT, with a heightened focus on additive manufacturing, the digital thread, and lightning-fast 3D measurement and inspection technologies. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the growing network of physical objects that are embedded with sensors to enable conn...

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Analytics in Healthcare Industry ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Jul 04, 2018

The global healthcare industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.7%. This is made possible by the leveraging of various analytics tools and practices by the healthcare providers for improving their operational efficiency. The United States is at the front of the growth, accounting for 65.84% which...

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How Big Data Is Transforming Aviation HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING AVIATION

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Jul 03, 2018

Big data and the Internet of Things are transforming industries everywhere, and aviation is no exception. This is not surprising when one considers the millions of flights which occur every year, the numerous variables which airlines have to consider, as well as the thin margins they make per passen...

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5 Keys to Using AI and Machine Learning in Fraud Detection 5 KEYS TO USING AI AND MACHINE LEARNING IN FRAUD DETECTION

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Jul 03, 2018

Payment fraud is an ideal use case for machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), and has a long track record of successful use. When consumers get a call, text, email or in-app messages from their card issuer asking them to validate a transaction, or informing them of fraud on their card, t...

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Top 10 Big Data Tools in 2018 TOP 10 BIG DATA TOOLS IN 2018

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Jul 03, 2018

Big data has been a game changer for organizations across industries and revenue size. Big data helps companies to process data of great complexity and size at a speed and accuracy that helps in making better decision. If a company has to sift and sort through some millions of records to pick out th...

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What has the catalog ever done for us? WHAT HAS THE CATALOG EVER DONE FOR US?

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Jul 02, 2018

The ancient Romans knew a thing or two about the value of conformance. Take their approach to religion. In Latin, the word “religio” roughly means “something that binds or connects.” Strict conformance to the rituals and traditions of their religion was an integral part of so...

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Ways to Introduce Data Visualization to Your Whole Company WAYS TO INTRODUCE DATA VISUALIZATION TO YOUR WHOLE COMPANY

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Jul 02, 2018

What occupational fields do you think of when you hear the words “data visualization” and “analytics”? Finance? Marketing? IT? Sales? What about Distribution? HR? Operations? Fundraising? Education? One spring when I was in elementary school, my teacher passed out sheets of c...

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Avoiding Kennel Cough with Predictive Analytics AVOIDING KENNEL COUGH WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Jul 02, 2018

For those who observe, we wish you a safe, happy, healthy Fourth of July week. In the spirit of keeping things a little lighter as people travel and vacation, we thought we’d turn our attention to a problem dog owner face every year: kennel cough. When do people search for kennel cough the mos...

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Big Data Analytics in Healthcare and Medicine BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE AND MEDICINE

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Jul 01, 2018

Big data has been a game-changer in business, research, technological innovation, and even policymaking. Big data analytics has transformed all industries in the last few years. All the major organizations are implementing a Big Data strategy. However, there is still a large part that has no clue ab...

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Issues with Predictive Analytics ISSUES WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Jun 29, 2018

Predictive analytics is a hot topic. We spend a lot of time talking about how beneficial predictive analytics can be to our business decisions but we also need to acknowledge that there are a few things that can go wrong. Predictive analytics is based on mathematics, on taking existing data and fore...

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Getting Started With Data Science Competitions GETTING STARTED WITH DATA SCIENCE COMPETITIONS

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Jun 29, 2018

Ready to learn Data Science and Machine learning? Browse courses developed by industry thought leaders and Experfy in Harvard Innovation Lab. I recently discovered data science practice problems on Analytics Vidhya. These allow you access to simple datasets on which to practice your machine learning...

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Next Gen Analytics Strategies: Optimize the Data Pipeline for Big Data NEXT GEN ANALYTICS STRATEGIES: OPTIMIZE THE DATA PIPELINE FOR BIG DATA

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Jun 28, 2018

Welcome to the Next-Gen Analytics Strategies blog series in which I dive into five principal data management strategies for intelligent analytics. Today, we’ll examine optimizing a data pipeline for big data. When architecting a data management platform for analytics there are key components t...

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An Introduction to Apache Spark Optimization in Qubole AN INTRODUCTION TO APACHE SPARK OPTIMIZATION IN QUBOLE

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Jun 28, 2018

With the increasing adoption of big data for various business processes, cloud expenditure is growing increasingly more important and, in some cases, becoming a limiting factor. As a Qubole Solutions Architect, I have been helping customers optimize various jobs with great success. In some instances...

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The emerging big data architectural pattern THE EMERGING BIG DATA ARCHITECTURAL PATTERN

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Jun 28, 2018

Why lambda? Lambda architecture is a popular pattern in building Big Data pipelines. It is designed to handle massive quantities of data by taking advantage of both a batch layer (also called cold layer) and a stream-processing layer (also called hot or speed layer). The following are some of the re...

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Revolutionizing healthcare analytics through artificial intelligence and machine learning REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS THROUGH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Jun 27, 2018

According to a recent study conducted by Forbes magazine, Americans visit the doctor on an average of four times a year. While a long wait to schedule an appointment is one of the reasons that discourages patients from visiting a hospital, the cost of healthcare also acts as a major deterrent to peo...

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How Kyruus is using big data to solve for supply-demand mismatches in healthcare HOW KYRUUS IS USING BIG DATA TO SOLVE FOR SUPPLY-DEMAND MISMATCHES IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 26, 2018

Kyruus co-founders Julie Yoo and Graham Gardner met in graduate school while pursuing different areas of study. Yoo has a background in big data and software engineering, while Gardner was a cardiologist who practiced in the Boston area before going into venture capital. As a healthcare provider, Ga...

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The Global Reach of Big Data in Healthcare THE GLOBAL REACH OF BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 26, 2018

Data analytics is the science of using various quantitative and qualitative processes to improve productivity and therefore enhance gain in business. Electronic health records and its widening scope is helping to generate big data in the healthcare market. The emergence of cloud storage assists this...

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When is Architecture Important for BI on Big Data? When it Saves You Experts, Money and Time WHEN IS ARCHITECTURE IMPORTANT FOR BI ON BIG DATA? WHEN IT SAVES YOU EXPERTS, MONEY AND TIME

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Jun 26, 2018

Would you try to ski down a mountain with water skis?  Would you try to ski on a lake with snow skis? After all, they are both skis, right?  I’m sure whether you’re a snow skier, water skier, or both, your answer is “no”. Why?  Although similar, they are both a...

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How Data Science Experience improves accuracy for the insurance industry HOW DATA SCIENCE EXPERIENCE IMPROVES ACCURACY FOR THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

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Jun 26, 2018

Data science is a priority for most businesses today, and data science teams are under more pressure than ever to deliver return on investment (ROI). That’s especially true, given the expense of building and maintaining data science teams. If models don’t translate to measurable business...

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What Is A Data Lab? WHAT IS A DATA LAB?

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Jun 25, 2018

The data lab is a more recent term in the big data world. But it’s an important one, because it can be a fast route to uncovering value in new big data as well as business data in an existing data warehouse. Let’s take a look at why you should consider a data lab, and some of the key req...

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The Hidden Revolution in Data Science THE HIDDEN REVOLUTION IN DATA SCIENCE

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Jun 25, 2018

Learn about what has recently changed in data science and what its future holds. See how these changes could affect your company. When experts talk about the most exciting advancements, they often talk about work at the frontier of the field. They may discuss deep learning and how it lets computers ...

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How To Get Your First Job As A Data Scientist or Analyst HOW TO GET YOUR FIRST JOB AS A DATA SCIENTIST OR ANALYST

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Jun 21, 2018

You’ve arrived here because your goal is to get your first job as a data scientist. Currently, there are more data science jobs than there are people to fill them, so these types of jobs are in big demand today. Now becoming a data scientist is not going to happen overnight, but there are some...

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How to Pick the Best Business Intelligence Tool HOW TO PICK THE BEST BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOL

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Jun 21, 2018

In today’s world, you have a lot of Business Intelligence (BI) tools to pick from. Some are free and are open source others can cost you thousands of dollars per month. Some have automatically created dashboards while others require hours of set-up and know how to get started. If you are looki...

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Using Healthcare Data Analytics To Improve Patient Outcomes USING HEALTHCARE DATA ANALYTICS TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

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Jun 21, 2018

Modern healthcare providers are increasingly moving towards using digitized patient records as a method of healthcare analysis. Hard copy patient data is difficult to store, retrieve and organize. By comparison, electronic health records (EHRs) not only solve these problems but are far easier to sha...

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Embedded Predictive Analytics in SAP S/4HANA Sales EMBEDDED PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN SAP S/4HANA SALES

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Jun 21, 2018

With the digitalization of enterprise business, sales people needs to be more agile than ever to be successful in a highly competitive environment. However, they find it time-consuming to identify potential issues and thus cannot react quickly. Intelligent Enterprise. The enterprise system has evolv...

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Data Management Rules for Analytics DATA MANAGEMENT RULES FOR ANALYTICS

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Jun 20, 2018

With analytics taking a central role in most companies’ daily operations, managing the massive data streams organizations create is more important than ever. Effective business intelligence is the product of data that is scrubbed, properly stored, and easy to find. When your organization uses ...

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Analytics is Much More Than Big Data ANALYTICS IS MUCH MORE THAN BIG DATA

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Jun 20, 2018

BIG Data; though the term is coined everywhere and considered mainstream, is no longer a buzzword. However jazzy the concept of “Big Data” gets, simply having and collecting more data is no longer enough. We have now entered the space where business-oriented “Data Strategies”...

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Machine Learning and the Modern Data Lake MACHINE LEARNING AND THE MODERN DATA LAKE

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Jun 20, 2018

In this article, we’re going to talk about machine learning, the modern data lake, and what this means for you. But first, let’s go back to the first Olympic games in modern times, held in Athens in April of 1896. This photograph is from the men’s 100m final. There’s only one...

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Microsoft deepens its commitment to Apache Hadoop and open source analytics MICROSOFT DEEPENS ITS COMMITMENT TO APACHE HADOOP AND OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS

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Jun 20, 2018

DATAWORKS SUMMIT, SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2018 – Earlier today, the Microsoft Corporation deepened its commitment to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and its partnership with Hortonworks that has brought the best of Apache Hadoop and the open source big data analytics to the Cloud. Since the sta...

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Adding MongoDB to the IBM enterprise database ecosystem ADDING MONGODB TO THE IBM ENTERPRISE DATABASE ECOSYSTEM

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Jun 19, 2018

At IBM, we’re proud of our decades of industry leadership in the database space—inventing SQL, pioneering relational databases like Db2 and Informix for high performance data analytics, and helping drive forward open-source technologies such as Apache, Eclipse, Java, Python and Hadoop, t...

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Data Analytics: Getting Past the Easy Part (the Technology) DATA ANALYTICS: GETTING PAST THE EASY PART (THE TECHNOLOGY)

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Jun 19, 2018

Everyone is seeking the holy grail of data analytics and, now, its derivatives – artificial intelligence and machine learning. The tools and platforms to accomplish this are powerful, and more programs across the country are offering training in data science and analytics skills. So what&rsquo...

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Improve Your Online Marketing and Data Management Efforts IMPROVE YOUR ONLINE MARKETING AND DATA MANAGEMENT EFFORTS

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Jun 18, 2018

Businesses can improve their marketing operations with the right resources, processes and systems in place and by being able to analyze data and effectively reach consumers. To accomplish this, more enterprises are embracing the concept of big data. The technology is in heavy use, and there’s ...

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Surfing the Big Data Wave – Our 3 Key Takeaways from The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018 SURFING THE BIG DATA WAVE – OUR 3 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE FORRESTER WAVE™: BIG DATA FABRIC, Q2 2018

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Jun 15, 2018

This edition of the Forrester Wave is yet another proof of the profound changes in the data market. New innovations are helping companies extract more value from data faster than ever before.  In just 18 months, a new wave is breaking. These are our 3 takeaways. Legacy is out. In a world where ...

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Making the Transition to Data Science: 8 Differences Between Academia and Industry MAKING THE TRANSITION TO DATA SCIENCE: 8 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY

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Jun 14, 2018

This article is republished with permission from the author from Naturejobs' blog. View the original here. Are you one of the many PhDs considering a career in data science? I completed my PhD in neuroscience at Stanford four years ago and today I’m a data scientist. During my time in indu...

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The State of Analytics in the Cloud THE STATE OF ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD

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Jun 13, 2018

Companies are moving analytics to the cloud at an aggressive rate. And, why wouldn’t they? With the pace and format of data volumes constantly growing—and the proliferation of both open source and proprietary tools deployable in the cloud for just pennies or dollars per hour—the cl...

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Why Is Hadoop the Biggest Technology for Data Handling? WHY IS HADOOP THE BIGGEST TECHNOLOGY FOR DATA HANDLING?

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Jun 13, 2018

Hadoop is by far the most mainstream execution of MapReduce, being a completely open source platform for working with Big Data. It is sufficiently adaptable to have the capacity to work with various data sources at the same time, either conglomerating different sources of information (keeping in min...

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Stream computing transforms businesses into digital dynamos STREAM COMPUTING TRANSFORMS BUSINESSES INTO DIGITAL DYNAMOS

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Jun 13, 2018

Digital businesses succeed by achieving greater real-time intimacy with their customers across every touchpoint and channel. And nothing delivers that intimacy — plus speedier business insights and faster business results — quite like stream computing. In the 21st century, stream computi...

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How to Take Advantage of Big Data in Your Workplace HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BIG DATA IN YOUR WORKPLACE

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Jun 13, 2018

The big data industry is expected to increase in worth to the tune of $200 billion by the end of 2020. Big data analytics allows a business to get a comprehensive insight of their processes and internal operations. The human resource director of CareersBooster, Herbart Marrow, said that business org...

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Next Gen Analytics Strategies — The Future of Data Management is All About AI NEXT GEN ANALYTICS STRATEGIES — THE FUTURE OF DATA MANAGEMENT IS ALL ABOUT AI

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Jun 13, 2018

With a successful Informatica World 2018 behind us I’d like to share a recap of my session on Next Gen Analytics (NGA) Strategies in a six-part blog series (one on each strategy). I suggest you read the blog I wrote the week before Informatica World that summarized the strategies. Enterprise u...

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Big Data: Realizing its Potential in Healthcare BIG DATA: REALIZING ITS POTENTIAL IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 13, 2018

The arrival of artificial intelligence (AI) has generated a fair amount of anticipation that difficult problems in medical science will finally be solved. AI, which is developed by training computerized algorithms to learn by teaching themselves (machine learning) holds great promise for science in ...

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The Prospected Impact of AI on Society THE PROSPECTED IMPACT OF AI ON SOCIETY

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Jun 12, 2018

No matter your political alignment, the development of AI impacts society on all levels. Are you envisioning a communist or ultra-capitalist dystopian future? The AI is there. Are you thinking of a utopic future? The AI is there as well. We need to come to terms and accept that unless a meteor hits ...

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Predictive Analytics in Industrial IoT PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Jun 11, 2018

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a segment of Internet of Things (IoT) that's often less visible than our common household objects such as cars, appliances, and central climate control that can be monitored and controlled by computers or smartphones. Dubbed the "fourth industrial...

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Cloud Platforms for Analytics: The House Brand Ain’t Always Enough – Conclusion CLOUD PLATFORMS FOR ANALYTICS: THE HOUSE BRAND AIN’T ALWAYS ENOUGH – CONCLUSION

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Jun 11, 2018

In the first part of this column we looked at industry trends that have contributed to the creation of market demand for Public Cloud solutions, what’s in the Cloud Analytics stack and Amazon integration pairs. If you missed it, check out part one first. A Difference of Agendas. The Cloud prov...

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DATA SCIENCE IN AVIATION; HIGH POTENTIAL SLOW PROGRESS DATA SCIENCE IN AVIATION; HIGH POTENTIAL SLOW PROGRESS

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Jun 08, 2018

Data science provides great opportunities for the aviation industry to improve products and processes. Despite the abundance of data and tools the application of data science in aviation is still limited. Biggest constraints are the lack of recognition that data can be used more effectively and ther...

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How to prepare and clean data through quick operations, data profiles and visualization HOW TO PREPARE AND CLEAN DATA THROUGH QUICK OPERATIONS, DATA PROFILES AND VISUALIZATION

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Jun 08, 2018

In a typical data science workflow, the initial steps are to identify relevant data sources and request data from various departments and source systems. The bulk of time is then spent cleaning and transforming the data before models can be built. Feature engineering pain points. In most environment...

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Process more files than ever and use Parquet with Azure Data Lake Analytics PROCESS MORE FILES THAN EVER AND USE PARQUET WITH AZURE DATA LAKE ANALYTICS

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Jun 07, 2018

Azure Data Lake Analytics (ADLA) is a serverless PaaS service in Azure to prepare and transform large amounts of data stored in Azure Data Lake Store or Azure Blob Storage at unparalleled scale. ADLA now offers some new, unparalleled capabilities for processing files of any formats including Parquet...

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How Data Science Can Improve Business Efficiency HOW DATA SCIENCE CAN IMPROVE BUSINESS EFFICIENCY

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Jun 07, 2018

While the individual ways that data science can help your organization are innumerable, they can be broken down into three major categories: business efficiency, product creation, and customer experience. Product creation and customer service are important in their own rights, but business efficienc...

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Big Data in the Rat Race! BIG DATA IN THE RAT RACE!

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Jun 07, 2018

Number crunching and organizing the numerical data in way that makes sense is what a layman would say about the financial services industry. Well, ideally wouldn’t we all like it to be that simple? If that’s the case, what are firms like Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Societe Generale doing? T...

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Why You Should Already Have a Data Governance Strategy WHY YOU SHOULD ALREADY HAVE A DATA GOVERNANCE STRATEGY

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Jun 06, 2018

Data governance in general is an overarching strategy for organizations to ensure the data they use is clean, accurate, usable, and secure. Data stakeholders from business units, the compliance department, and IT are best positioned to lead data governance, although the matter is important enough to...

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Data Replication in Hadoop DATA REPLICATION IN HADOOP

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Jun 06, 2018

In October 2017, Hortonworks launched DataPlane Service, a portfolio of solutions that enables businesses to manage, secure and govern their data spread across on-premise and in-cloud data lakes. Data Lifecycle Manager(DLM) was the first extensible service to be built on the DataPlane platform. We r...

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Democratizing Big Data: The Power of a Unified View of Data as a Competitive Tool DEMOCRATIZING BIG DATA: THE POWER OF A UNIFIED VIEW OF DATA AS A COMPETITIVE TOOL

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Jun 05, 2018

Industry experts and data-driven corporations around the world know there are far too few data scientists to meet the current demand, and those that are available are expensive. As a result, we’re seeing the emergence of power users referred to as “citizen data scientists” who are ...

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7 GDPR readiness success stories to inspire any company 7 GDPR READINESS SUCCESS STORIES TO INSPIRE ANY COMPANY

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Jun 05, 2018

For some time now, IBM has been working with customers as they work towards GDPR compliance, tackling the challenges from industries as varied as telecommunications, financial services, media and manufacturing. Here are some examples of how companies have prepared for the GDPR and in the process, bu...

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Reverse Engineering the Analyst: Building Machine Learning Models for the SOC REVERSE ENGINEERING THE ANALYST: BUILDING MACHINE LEARNING MODELS FOR THE SOC

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Jun 05, 2018

Many cyber incidents can be traced back to an original alert that was either missed or ignored by the Security Operations Center (SOC) or Incident Response (IR) team. While most analysts and SOCs are vigilant and responsive, the fact is they are often overwhelmed with alerts. If a SOC is unable to r...

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The Rise of Modern Data Architectures Based on Change Data Capture Technology THE RISE OF MODERN DATA ARCHITECTURES BASED ON CHANGE DATA CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 04, 2018

Data is creating massive waves of change and giving rise to a new data-driven economy that is only in its infancy. Organizations in all industries are shifting their business models to monetize data, understanding that doing so is critical to competition and even survival. There is tremendous opport...

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How to Explore Apple Watch Data in R HOW TO EXPLORE APPLE WATCH DATA IN R

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Jun 04, 2018

This project originally appeared on Inertia7, a social platform of open source computer and data science projects. It was republished with permission from the author. Thanks to the popularity of wearable technology, data scientists and health professionals have found a mutually beneficial tool for g...

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Scorecard vs Dashboard – What Each Adds to Business Intelligence SCORECARD VS DASHBOARD – WHAT EACH ADDS TO BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 04, 2018

Tracking your organization’s progress and monitoring KPIs is a key aspect of your business intelligence tools. There are multiple ways to track your success metrics based on your needs and the time frame you’re seeking to monitor. Dashboards offer a broad way to track strategic goals and...

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To SQL Or Not To SQL, That Is The Question TO SQL OR NOT TO SQL, THAT IS THE QUESTION

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May 31, 2018

A relational database management system (RDBMS), a program that allows you to manage your relational database, can help ensure data consistency and compliance with a formal database schema. For enterprises that embrace data science, however, the restrictions of a RDBMS can actually hinder — ra...

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How can big data analytics add value to BIM HOW CAN BIG DATA ANALYTICS ADD VALUE TO BIM

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May 31, 2018

With the advent of wearables, smartphones, tablets, drones and the Internet of Things, construction workers and even the machinery are constantly collecting data at the job site. These real-time job site data will become even more powerful and enabling when integrated with external data such as weat...

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How Arcadia Data brings self-service BI to the data lake HOW ARCADIA DATA BRINGS SELF-SERVICE BI TO THE DATA LAKE

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May 30, 2018

The data lake is a new approach to data management that requires a new approach to analytics real-time processing, growing data volumes, and new varieties of data are all part of the evolution. Platforms have changed as well. “Schema-less,” real-time events, “schema-on-read,”...

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Making The Connection Between IoT And Big Data MAKING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN IOT AND BIG DATA

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May 30, 2018

In the fast-changing world, it has become difficult to catch up with all the new concepts and technologies. It is even more complicated to distinguish which of them are really useful and which ones are just a hype. In the field of data analytics, it was big data that started this era of doubt. Now, ...

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3 ways IBM Cloud Private for Data can accelerate your AI and machine learning journey 3 WAYS IBM CLOUD PRIVATE FOR DATA CAN ACCELERATE YOUR AI AND MACHINE LEARNING JOURNEY

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May 30, 2018

The last two weeks have been really exciting to be part of Big Data and Analytics at IBM. We have just launched IBM Cloud Private for Data, an integrated data science, data engineering and app building platform. Our broader offering, IBM Cloud Private is helping our clients and partners to harness e...

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Simplifying Big Data Analytics Acceleration SIMPLIFYING BIG DATA ANALYTICS ACCELERATION

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May 29, 2018

In the blog post titled, Beyond the Cube: Embrace Analytical Views, we discussed how analytical views represent a new way to accelerate queries in a production environment. The next blog in the series, A Closer Look at Query Acceleration with Analytical Views, discussed analytical views in more deta...

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How Clearlink Built a Data Science Presence in Its Marketing Department HOW CLEARLINK BUILT A DATA SCIENCE PRESENCE IN ITS MARKETING DEPARTMENT

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May 24, 2018

Data science began its life in the latter half of the 20th century, emerging slowly as a niche field until it grew into the large discipline we now know. That’s a remarkably short life span for a domain that has radically changed the way businesses market to customers, saving businesses money ...

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THE SDS BLOG: LEARN ON THE GO – PODCASTING AND DATA SCIENCE THE SDS BLOG: LEARN ON THE GO – PODCASTING AND DATA SCIENCE

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May 24, 2018

Data science is on the rise and there is no stopping it. If you've been having thoughts lately about hopping on the data science bandwagon, then you should definitely consider using data science podcasts to guide your first steps and introduce you to this massively thrilling field. Cracking your...

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GDPR in real life: Transparency, innovation, and adoption across borders and organizations GDPR IN REAL LIFE: TRANSPARENCY, INNOVATION, AND ADOPTION ACROSS BORDERS AND ORGANIZATIONS

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May 24, 2018

GDPR is finally here, and it's here to stay. The 25th of May is not the finish line; it's really only the beginning. GDPR's impact will be felt across the board and across the world. ZDNet discussed with a wide range of experts, aiming to decipher the real-life applicability and impact o...

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Human in the loop: Machine learning and AI for the people HUMAN IN THE LOOP: MACHINE LEARNING AND AI FOR THE PEOPLE

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May 23, 2018

Paco Nathan is a unicorn. It's a cliche, but gets the point across for someone who is equally versed in discussing AI with White House officials and Microsoft product managers, working on big data pipelines and organizing and part-taking in conferences such as Strata in his role as Director, Lea...

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How To Get More From Your Data With Embedded Analytics HOW TO GET MORE FROM YOUR DATA WITH EMBEDDED ANALYTICS

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May 23, 2018

Data is at the heart of the conversation for organizations today. Organizations are data-hungry and data-driven. It is, after-all, the information age! And organizations that can master, unlock, understand, and leverage their data to enable themselves, their employees, and their products are on a pa...

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How to Apply AI and Machine Learning to Media and Entertainment HOW TO APPLY AI AND MACHINE LEARNING TO MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

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May 23, 2018

If you are a content producer with large content libraries, how do you find the right content to serve your audience quickly? Do you have an automated way to pull out the right content from your archive, or are you relying on manual labor to watch each video and add metadata for each asset? As rich ...

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The New World of the Citizen Data Scientist THE NEW WORLD OF THE CITIZEN DATA SCIENTIST

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May 22, 2018

You might be familiar with the concept of citizen journalism, which refers to “common citizens who play an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information.” The term became commonplace in the late 1980s, due to open publishing, colla...

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Delivering on the SnapLogic innovation agenda DELIVERING ON THE SNAPLOGIC INNOVATION AGENDA

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May 22, 2018

Delivering innovation is hard work and takes considerable time and effort to get right. As they say, innovation – like all things that matter in life – is a marathon, not a sprint. But this past quarter, for our teams at SnapLogic and our customers around the globe, new innovations came ...

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Machine learning everywhere: IBM banks on trust and open standards MACHINE LEARNING EVERYWHERE: IBM BANKS ON TRUST AND OPEN STANDARDS

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May 21, 2018

AI holds tremendous promise to help technology-driven businesses soar to new heights. But getting started with AI can be a challenge. As companies build out the information architecture to support AI, it’s critical to get machine learning right so data and insights can be trusted. Dinesh Nirma...

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How to Get Data Science Buy-In from Your Business Organization HOW TO GET DATA SCIENCE BUY-IN FROM YOUR BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

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May 21, 2018

A lot has been said on how to use data science to leverage and model data in order to generate significant improvements in profit. In fact, we’ve done this for over a dozen business lines at System1. Nonetheless, whenever we begin to apply data science and optimization to a new business area, ...

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Deriving business insights on SAP Analytics Cloud using SnapLogic DERIVING BUSINESS INSIGHTS ON SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD USING SNAPLOGIC

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May 21, 2018

According to Gartner, Cloud BI and Analytics platforms account for approximately 10 percent of the entire BI and Analytics platform market, and are expected to have a compounded annual growth rate of 22 percent through 2020. Rapid growth like this reflects the  high demand for these BI platform...

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How Healthcare Data Visualizations Can Transform Your Entire Practice HOW HEALTHCARE DATA VISUALIZATIONS CAN TRANSFORM YOUR ENTIRE PRACTICE

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May 21, 2018

Medical practices are made up of more than just doctors. Operating a practice requires a variety of skills and knowledge. When a patient needs to see a doctor, they don’t simply show up at their door. Instead, their visit goes through an initial scheduling, a call, a visit, and a post-visit re...

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7 Machine Learning Best Practices 7 MACHINE LEARNING BEST PRACTICES

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May 19, 2018

Netflix’s famous algorithm challenge awarded a million dollars to the best algorithm for predicting user ratings for films. But did you know that the winning algorithm was never implemented into a functional model? Netflix reported that the results of the algorithm just didn’t seem to ju...

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Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 46: Succeeding with Cloud, DevOps, and Big Data Initiatives CLOUD UNFILTERED, EPISODE 46: SUCCEEDING WITH CLOUD, DEVOPS, AND BIG DATA INITIATIVES

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May 17, 2018

Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 46: Succeeding with Cloud, DevOps, and Big Data Initiatives. Anoj might be the most quotable guest we’ve ever had on Cloud Unfiltered. The man has metaphors galore, and he’s not afraid to use them. Which is actually really helpful, because doing cloud right is c...

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The Difference Between Big and Small Data Questions — and Why You Should Be Asking the Big Ones THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BIG AND SMALL DATA QUESTIONS — AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE ASKING THE BIG ONES

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May 17, 2018

In one sense, all data analysis is about finding nuggets of information that are useful within a business context. That’s as much the foundation for the promise of AI and machine learning, as it is for almost any other type of new data-related technology, including data lakes. The goal is alwa...

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The Catalyst: Data Analytics and the Evolution of Modern-Day Health Plans THE CATALYST: DATA ANALYTICS AND THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN-DAY HEALTH PLANS

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May 17, 2018

As the healthcare industry shifts to outcomes-based financial models, coupled with requirements to improve the member experience of healthcare, plans are turning to robust data analytics (typically found in consumer-driven companies like Amazon or Verizon) to better understand their members as healt...

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Big Data Preparation: The Key to Unlocking Value from Your Data BIG DATA PREPARATION: THE KEY TO UNLOCKING VALUE FROM YOUR DATA

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May 16, 2018

Making a success of big data analytics is a bit like constructing a skyscraper. Foundations need to be laid and the land prepared for construction, or else the building will rest on shaky ground. The success of any analytics project depends on the quality and relevance of the data it’s built u...

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Complex Data Types: The World Is Not Flat COMPLEX DATA TYPES: THE WORLD IS NOT FLAT

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May 15, 2018

Unless you’re a fully signed up member of the Flat Earth Society you probably don’t think the world is flat. Just take a walk, a boat, a few planes and whatever other modes of transportation you prefer, and as long as you stay in a straight line, eventually you’ll end up where you ...

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How Big Data is Taking the Healthcare Industry by Storm HOW BIG DATA IS TAKING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY BY STORM

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May 15, 2018

The Healthcare industry is a massive/huge/enormous (you can fill in any adjective you want) industry. The US spends approximately 4 trillion dollars on healthcare and the industry revenue in 2017 was roughly 1.7 trillion. We are not even talking in billions here. The statistics I just stated are onl...

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Everyday Analytics: Data-Driven Life at Home and Work EVERYDAY ANALYTICS: DATA-DRIVEN LIFE AT HOME AND WORK

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May 14, 2018

A lot of our day-to-day lives and much of our decision making is a form of or the result of an analytical process. Facebook knows to suggest new friends for you, Google can complete your search before you’ve even typed the third letter, and Netflix predicts which television shows you’d l...

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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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May 14, 2018

Machine learning can supercharge data analysis and spur innovation, but it lacks the business context to make optimal decisions every time. 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 rem...

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Data Science is Closer to Reaching Its Potential with Blockchain DATA SCIENCE IS CLOSER TO REACHING ITS POTENTIAL WITH BLOCKCHAIN

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May 10, 2018

As data has become more robust and accessible, businesses are increasingly interested in deeper, advanced analytics. Currently, businesses use scattered data that takes weeks or months to clean and merge together. Human error can easily affect the integrity of the data, discounting the end analysis....

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The Top Six Reasons Data Lakes Have Failed to Live Up To Expectations THE TOP SIX REASONS DATA LAKES HAVE FAILED TO LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS

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May 10, 2018

It was just a few years ago that the excitement around the opportunities offered by data lakes peaked. But since that time, companies have struggled to capitalize on the potential of data lakes to derive new value for their business. In most companies, data lake projects began based on the tantalizi...

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AI for BI: New 451 Research Report AI FOR BI: NEW 451 RESEARCH REPORT

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May 09, 2018

There is an abundance of hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in and around the analytics market. Matt Aslett and Krishna Roy published a new 451 research report last week highlighting a few key areas where AI is “assisting” humans for decision making (rathe...

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Reducing Big Data TCO on Azure with Qubole REDUCING BIG DATA TCO ON AZURE WITH QUBOLE

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May 09, 2018

Many companies start their big data cloud journey on Azure by testing Microsoft’s native offering HDInsight (HDI). With data already in the Blob Storage or Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS), HDI makes it easy to get started on projects. For an experienced team with deep big data expertise with data...

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Expansion of IoT within Industrial Organizations EXPANSION OF IOT WITHIN INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS

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May 08, 2018

The adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) networking technologies into industrialized environments is increasing. As industrial organizations ramp up their investments in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, so grows the interest of cyber attackers. Electrical power plants, oil and gas ...

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5 Innovative Ways to Use Graph Analytics 5 INNOVATIVE WAYS TO USE GRAPH ANALYTICS

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May 07, 2018

According to Ernst and Young, $8.2 billion a year is lost to the marketing, advertising, and media industries through fraudulent impressions, infringed content, and malvertising. The combination of fake news, trolls, bots and money laundering is skewing the value of information and could be hurting ...

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5 Ways in Which Retailers Can Utilize Big Data and Digital Signage for Success 5 WAYS IN WHICH RETAILERS CAN UTILIZE BIG DATA AND DIGITAL SIGNAGE FOR SUCCESS

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May 04, 2018

Today, most successful retailers are using big data and digital signage to improve their operational efficiency and customer experience while boosting their sales. A huge volume of data can be generated on the retail industry every second through both traditional sources and technology driven source...

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Data Science Glossary- Machine Learning Tools and Terminologies DATA SCIENCE GLOSSARY- MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS AND TERMINOLOGIES

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May 03, 2018

This post presents a collection of Data Science related key terms with concise definitions ordered into separate topics. It takes time to familiarize with data science terminologies as these words may not be used in your routine. However, once you start reading about it and hearing about the termino...

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How Native BI Platforms for Data Lakes Can Propel Your Analytics to the Next Level HOW NATIVE BI PLATFORMS FOR DATA LAKES CAN PROPEL YOUR ANALYTICS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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May 03, 2018

If you are part of a large modern enterprise, you probably consider your company to be data-aware, meaning that you can transform raw data into useful information using a variety of data integration, data management, and business intelligence (BI) tools. But being data-aware doesn’t necessaril...

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Google lands deal to host Twitter’s 300-petabyte Hadoop big-data clusters on its cloud GOOGLE LANDS DEAL TO HOST TWITTER’S 300-PETABYTE HADOOP BIG-DATA CLUSTERS ON ITS CLOUD

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May 03, 2018

Google Inc.’s cloud business just marked what is perhaps one of its highest-profile customer wins in recent memory. In a blog post published this afternoon, Twitter Inc. Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal revealed that the social network plans to migrate parts of its infrastructure to the ...

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Big data processing now made easier with SnapLogic eXtreme BIG DATA PROCESSING NOW MADE EASIER WITH SNAPLOGIC EXTREME

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May 02, 2018

As enterprises continue their digital transformation journey and learn the benefits of big data architectures, they’re looking to migrate their data lakes to the cloud for cost-savings, data processing, and scaling benefits. However, connecting cloud-based data environments and creating Apache...

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Graphing the sensitive boundary between personally identifiable information and publicly inferable insights GRAPHING THE SENSITIVE BOUNDARY BETWEEN PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION AND PUBLICLY INFERABLE INSIGHTS

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May 01, 2018

Sleuthing is the art of making intelligent inferences from sparse, disconnected and seemingly random data. Detectives, like any skilled analyst, are adept at using these inferences to solve real-world problems. Analysis is a profession that often demands ingenuity in how you play with the data that ...

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Why Going Data-Native Can Save Your Data Lake WHY GOING DATA-NATIVE CAN SAVE YOUR DATA LAKE

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May 01, 2018

Since companies began adopting data lakes, most of the time the data they have stored there offers a distilled and low-resolution version of the business. And frankly, there’s nothing wrong with such a picture — it can be incredibly powerful and add value to the business. But, if that&rs...

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4 Tips on Implementing Data Science in Healthcare 4 TIPS ON IMPLEMENTING DATA SCIENCE IN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 30, 2018

Machine learning and other data science techniques are used in many ways in healthcare. From image processing that detects abnormalities in x-rays or MRIs to algorithms that pull from electronic medical records to detect diseases, the risk of disease, or the progression of disease, the application o...

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How Data analytics can skyrocket the Aviation sector HOW DATA ANALYTICS CAN SKYROCKET THE AVIATION SECTOR

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Apr 30, 2018

Large and Luxurious has become a way of life for the city of impeccable architecture and style - Dubai. Apart from being the largest among UAE cities, it houses the world’s tallest building, biggest natural flower garden, the most massive mall, world’s heaviest Gold Ring, extensive artif...

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SDS 152: DATA SCIENCE GO 2018 SDS 152: DATA SCIENCE GO 2018

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Apr 27, 2018

Welcome to the Super Data Science Podcast Episode 152. Today's FiveMinuteFriday episode will surely excite you as we feature the most awaited Data Science GO 2018 Conference. It is set to happen on October 12-14, 2018 at Marriott La Jolla in San Diego, California. With the success of Data Scienc...

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Democratization of Advanced Analytics DEMOCRATIZATION OF ADVANCED ANALYTICS

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Apr 26, 2018

Solutions to complex analytical problems often rely on the craftsmanship of highly-specialized experts in data science, machine learning, and other branches of artificial intelligence.  The extent to which advanced analytics creates business value today is still limited (especially for business...

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List the areas getting benefit from Big Data analytics LIST THE AREAS GETTING BENEFIT FROM BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Apr 25, 2018

In this digital world, data is present everywhere and massive amount of data is generated everyday by every business. Every discussion, every plan, every decision is also a data within itself. To store the business related data, every organization has to buy hardware, software and using it setup a n...

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Interactive Data Lake Queries At Scale INTERACTIVE DATA LAKE QUERIES AT SCALE

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Apr 22, 2018

Data lakes have been a key aspect of the big data landscape for years now. They provide somewhere to capture and manage all kinds of new data that potentially enable new and exciting use cases. You can read more about what a data lake is or listen to a webcast about building a data lake in the cloud...

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How Big Data Analytics is Disrupting The Retail Industry HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS IS DISRUPTING THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Apr 20, 2018

The retail industry is growing at a considerable pace! Isn’t that a term we have all heard? Let me tell you this, it is not growing at a considerable pace, it is freaking booming! Just to give you a sense of how it is booming – Sales in 2017 was clocked at USD 3.53 trillion, it is poised...

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Dashboard Design Best Practices – 4 Key Principles DASHBOARD DESIGN BEST PRACTICES – 4 KEY PRINCIPLES

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Apr 18, 2018

Building an effective dashboard according to best practices for dashboard design is the culmination of a comprehensive BI process that would usually include gathering requirements, defining KPIs and creating a data model. However, the importance of proper dashboard design should not be understated &...

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WHY BIG DATA WITH PYTHON IS TOP TECH JOB SKILL IN 2018 WHY BIG DATA WITH PYTHON IS TOP TECH JOB SKILL IN 2018

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Apr 17, 2018

Big Data Hadoop is the most popular technology in the IT industry. Today, the employees who are upgraded in Big Data- Hadoop skills are in huge demand. People like Data Scientists and Data Analysts are the one who gets the offer from big organizations. As you know data is tremendously increasing, it...

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Ten tips for Avoiding an Alternative Data Hangover TEN TIPS FOR AVOIDING AN ALTERNATIVE DATA HANGOVER

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Apr 17, 2018

More than 80% of the world’s data is unstructured. Investors in the financial industry are now having to confront the challenge of managing a large volume of data in this unstructured format, assembling in-house data scientists, engineers and IT staff who can transform it into insights. As you...

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Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the Aviation and Aerospace Industries BIG DATA AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL TRANSFORM THE AVIATION AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES

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Apr 17, 2018

Current research and development in big data and artificial intelligence (AI) is producing considerable excitement in the aviation and aerospace industries. This is early days for both fields, so “potential” is the operative word. But a peek over the horizon confirms that big data and AI...

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Growing a Data Function in a Data-Immature Environment GROWING A DATA FUNCTION IN A DATA-IMMATURE ENVIRONMENT

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Apr 16, 2018

According to Gartner, 90% of large organizations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019. This manifesto of data-drivenness in today’s business world hardly comes as a surprise in the age of Big Data and AI. And alongside large companies, organizations of more modest size are also getting the m...

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How to Choose an Alternative to Excel HOW TO CHOOSE AN ALTERNATIVE TO EXCEL

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Apr 16, 2018

Even as statistics and analytics software continue to evolve by leaps and bounds, Excel remains the program of choice for many companies. This is a testament to its usefulness and versatility, but it also means that it may be applied universally in cases where it’s purpose may not be beneficia...

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ACCESS DATA ANYWHERE USING DB2 BIG SQL’S FEDERATION ACCESS DATA ANYWHERE USING DB2 BIG SQL’S FEDERATION

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Apr 12, 2018

Rules of the game for data analytics have changed. Data is no longer only available in relational databases. With data flowing in from various sources like IoT sensors, clickstream, mobile, etc., data is moving in at a much faster and richer pace. One caveat is, the data coming from various sources ...

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Skills That LinkedIn Looks for in a Data Scientist Candidate SKILLS THAT LINKEDIN LOOKS FOR IN A DATA SCIENTIST CANDIDATE

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Apr 12, 2018

Statistical modeling or machine learning skills are required for a data scientist to perform their job well. The aspect we are looking at is the candidate’s ability to formalize a business problem into a machine learning problem, select the proper modeling algorithms, and build out the models ...

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Women in Big Data Speed Mentoring Event WOMEN IN BIG DATA SPEED MENTORING EVENT

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Apr 12, 2018

Women in Big Data’s North West Chapter Mentorship Committee organized a speed mentoring event on the afternoon of March 1 at Intel RA3 Campus, Hillsboro Oregon. This was the first kickoff event for the mentorship committee in 2018. The event was a huge success with an amazing line up of 13 Int...

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HOW BIG DATA BRINGS VALUE TO AUDI & KLARNA HOW BIG DATA BRINGS VALUE TO AUDI & KLARNA

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Apr 11, 2018

Klarna was founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden with the aim of making it easier for people to shop online. The bank provides online financial services such as payment solutions for online storefronts, debt collection, credit payments and more. Its core service is to assume stores’ claims for ...

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Big data had its glory days, but it needs deep learning to produce value BIG DATA HAD ITS GLORY DAYS, BUT IT NEEDS DEEP LEARNING TO PRODUCE VALUE

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Apr 11, 2018

Big data was all the rage a few years ago, but data in and of itself is actually not that helpful without applied analytics. Because of this, companies today need to focus on the modern technologies that have emerged in recent months, including deep learning and other artificial intelligence methods...

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Why Embedded Analytics Will Change the BI Market WHY EMBEDDED ANALYTICS WILL CHANGE THE BI MARKET

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Apr 10, 2018

The next generation of analytics solutions puts vendors and their customers ahead of the curve. Learn more about the next-gen embedded analytics opportunity. Data analytics has transformed the way we do business. Today, business users at all levels look to data to drive decision-making. And they nee...

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Want Agile BI? You Need These Capabilities WANT AGILE BI? YOU NEED THESE CAPABILITIES

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Apr 10, 2018

The need for immediate access to data is a popular theme in business today. The most successful companies will be those that react quickly to changing environments. One of the biggest challenges organizations face today is ensuring that many different types of users get access to granular data in a ...

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What are the emerging trends in big data in 2018? WHAT ARE THE EMERGING TRENDS IN BIG DATA IN 2018?

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Apr 10, 2018

The results of Syncsort’s 2018 Big Data Trends survey have been releases and can be accessed as a ebook by following the link. One clear result of the survey, which engaged several hundred IT professionals over multiple industries is that what was unfamiliar technology four years ago is now be...

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Big data analytics insights from datachangemakers BIG DATA ANALYTICS INSIGHTS FROM DATACHANGEMAKERS

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Apr 10, 2018

At Entity Group we have a set of blogs called datachangemakers. It’s a series of interviews and interactions with people who have spent their careers working in or around data and data management initiatives including Big Data& Analytics. They have a vision for the data journey and we want...

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How to Tune Your Database Security to Protect Big Data HOW TO TUNE YOUR DATABASE SECURITY TO PROTECT BIG DATA

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Apr 10, 2018

As digital information and data continues to accumulate worldwide, new big data solutions grow more and more popular. The introduction of IoT into our lifestyle, which turns appliances into smart data logging machines, along with organizations tracking behaviors for data science and research purpose...

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IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design IBM UNVEILS NEW CLOUD-READY MAINFRAME BASED ON SINGLE-FRAME DESIGN

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Apr 10, 2018

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy pl