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    IDC NOTES HOW ASIA PACIFIC IS SET TO BECOME GLOBAL IOT SPENDING LEADER IN 2019

    Feb 14, 2019

    The recently published IDC Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide has predicted that the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan (APEJ), will spend around 36.9% of the worldwide spend, making it the global leader for IoT spending in 2019. Following APEJ will be the US and Western Europe...

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    ROLE OF ROBOTICS AND AI FOR THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION

    Feb 14, 2019

    A long time from now, surgical robots will turn into a normal sight in a well prepared OR, as in the next three years, surgical robotics technology sales are expected to practically twofold to $6.4 billion. Five-to-ten years from now, radiology divisions in the U.S. will effectively harness man-made...

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    WHY NOT TAKE THE HELP OF AI IN TAX FILINGS AND SUBMISSIONS?

    Feb 13, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around for quite some time now, and Tax technology is the new normal enabling business process, improving efficiencies into critical data integration and acting as a safety net during a business interruption. Increasing the scope of data integration ensures that...

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    GEORGIA HEALTH CARE TURNS TO AI-BASED TOOLS FOR CITRIX MANAGEMENT

    Feb 13, 2019

    Application and desktop virtualization from Citrix has been around for decades. Despite predictions that software-as-a-service or competing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) providers would eat away at Citrix, it has remained the de facto standard for as long as I can remember. Prior to my career...

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    UNSTRUCTURED DATA LEADS DELL EMC TO EXPAND ISILON STORAGE

    Feb 13, 2019

    The Isilon F810 storage platform and ClarityNow data management software, both introduced by Dell EMC this week, aim to meet the growing amount of unstructured data generated by artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, and other emerging applications. The Isilon F810 is a flash storage syst...

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    PORTLAND CLINIC BOOSTS COMMUNICATION ABOUT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS

    Feb 12, 2019

    The Portland Clinic was getting piecemeal notifications about emergency department (ED) visits by its patients, which was causing gaps in treatment at the hospitals as well as in follow-up care at the clinic. To help fix the problem, the clinic turned to Collective Medical’s EDie technology, w...

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    RELATIONAL DATABASES ‘HERE TO STAY’ IN THE ENTERPRISE AMID GREATER CLOUD AND DATA COMPLEXITY

    Feb 12, 2019

    Reports of the death of the relational database have been greatly exaggerated – at least in the enterprise. According to a new study from Progress Software – the company’s latest annual data connectivity report – while the on-premises relational database behemoths of SQL Serv...

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    GOOGLE’S VERILY TO OPEN DATA-DRIVEN OPIOID TREATMENT CENTER

    Feb 12, 2019

    Verily, the health data innovation company owned by Google parent company Alphabet, is developing a physical campus dedicated to opioid treatment with a data-driven twist. The OneFifteen project, a “not-for-profit healthcare ecosystem” dedicated to opioid addition treatment and recovery,...

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    US AND CHINA LEAD THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PATENTS’ RACE: UNITED NATIONS

    Feb 11, 2019

    According to a recent study done by the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), China and the United States are at the forefront of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI). The study discovered that tech giant IBM holds undoubtedly the biggest AI paten...

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    VMWARE AND INFLUXDATA TEAM UP OVER ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRIAL IOT DATA

    Feb 11, 2019

    San Francisco-based tech firm InfluxData has announced that it will be integrating its technology with VMware’s IoT infrastructure management solution -- the Pulse IoT Centre, which embeds InfluxData’s InfluxDB Enterprise and Kapacitor. The Pulse IoT Centre is an enterprise-grade IoT dev...

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    MACHINE LEARNING DEVELOPMENTS OF ALEXA

    Feb 09, 2019

    Alexa was filed as a patent by four Amazon engineers on August 31, 2012, an artificial intelligence framework intended to draw in with one of the world’s biggest and most tangled data sets – human speech. The developers required only 11 words and a basic graph to depict how it would func...

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    DESPITE ITS DECLINING USER BASE, TWITTER SMASHES 4Q18 REVENUE EXPECTATIONS

    Feb 08, 2019

    Twitter has reported 4Q18 revenues of $909m, up from 24% a year ago, smashing analyst's predictions of a revenue of $859.5m during the period. The social media colossus also reported diluted earnings per share of $0.33, up from the predicted $0.25, and a net income of $244m. It also announced th...

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    WORKING ON AI? GET THESE FREE PUBLIC DATA SOURCES FOR 2019

    Feb 07, 2019

    High-quality data is the oil that moves the AI wheel to new heights, and the machine learning community cannot get enough of it. Organisations and individuals working on disruptive technologies like AI need datasets to fuel up their ML, Deep Learning and NLP algorithms. 2018 saw an unprecedented num...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS PROVIDES FIRST WORLD VEGETATION MAPS

    Feb 07, 2019

    The Valencia University study assesses the global abundance of the phosphorus and nitrogen content in vegetation. Also assessed is the efficiency in water use. The scientists' aim is to show where the best places are for agriculture and where environmental conditions are changing in response to ...

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    IBM DEVELOPS DATA-ENABLED SYSTEM FOR MONITORING POWER OUTAGES

    Feb 07, 2019

    IBM has developed a technology which predicts and monitors when and where adverse weather conditions cause trees and vegetation to potentially threaten power supplies. The technology will attempt to prevent power outages and improve power supply operations. "The Weather Company Vegetation Manag...

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    THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ATLAS AI

    Feb 07, 2019

    The Rockefeller Foundation has marked the launch of social enterprise Atlas AI, which will use ML algorithms and ground truth data to estimate economic activity and crop yield from satellite imagery. The certified B Corporation was established by the Rockefeller Foundation and a group of Stanford Un...

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    HOW AI AND BIG DATA CAN HELP CONSUMER GOODS COMPANIES RUN PROFITABLE TRADE PROMOTIONS?

    Feb 06, 2019

    The Consumer Goods industry( CPG) is both diverse and complex, making profitable trade promotion optimization a herculean task for CPG companies. The 5Ps of marketing involved in the CPG industry are varied and complicated, making it virtually impossible to drive 360-degree data driven decision maki...

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    DRONES POSE A UNIQUE BIG DATA CHALLENGE FOR BUSINESS USERS

    Feb 06, 2019

    The public might consider them nuisances, but in the commercial market, drones are valuable data collection devices. Their primary task is to capture, store, and transmit data. So as IT departments consider integrating more drone data into existing enterprise business processes, they face new data g...

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    WHEN AND HOW DID THE MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BECOME SO ANALYTICS INTENSIVE?

    Feb 06, 2019

    What do we all do to have fun or entertain ourselves over a weekend? Our idea of entertainment is to relax at home and watch a movie or watch our favorite program on television or head out to the theatres to watch a new release or go to our favorite bar to watch a game. Yes, there are other things t...

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    PEGASYSTEMS ACQUIRES INFRUID LABS TO AUGMENT BI AND DATA VISUALIZATION CAPABILITIES

    Feb 06, 2019

    Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering digital transformation at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced the asset purchase of Infruid Labs, a business analytics and data visualization software company. This acquisition brings a consumer-grade user interface ...

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    IS THE DEEP LEARNING ERA COMING TO AN END? MIT ARGUES. READ TO BELIEVE

    Feb 06, 2019

    Is the Deep Learning Era really coming to an end? If somebody had procrastinated this change way back in 2011 that this was going to be a hot topic for debate, the tech world would have been astonished, with comments like Wow!! You are smoking something really strong! Almost everything we witness in...

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    GERMANY DEMANDS HUAWEI KEEP DATA SAFE FROM CHINA

    Feb 06, 2019

    Germany has put pressure on Chinese tech giant Huawei to guarantee it will keep data secure and will not hand it over to the Chinese government. During a trip to Japan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told students: "We need to talk to China to ensure that companies do not simply give up all da...

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    AI ABLE TO PREDICT CHEMOTHERAPY DOSAGES DEVELOPED

    Feb 05, 2019

    A group of researchers from Stanford University Hospital have successfully used AI technology to accurately adjust chemotherapy dosages by identifying those who required a lower dose even before treatment had begun, according to a study published in Nature Scientific Reports. Finding the right dose ...

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    NEW YORK EDGES SAN FRANCISCO TO TOP TECH CITIES INDEX

    Feb 05, 2019

    New York City has been named as the leading tech city in the Savills Tech Cities 2019 index, ahead of San Francisco and London, which came second and third, respectively. Compiled by local and international property experts Savills, the Savills Tech Cities 2019 index focused on cities it viewed as b...

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    MANY VIRTUAL CARE SOLUTIONS NOT INTEGRATED WITH EHRS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Many virtual care solution do not integrate with electronic health records (EHR), according to a survey of healthcare organizations by virtual care software provider Zipnosis. In fact, close to half of respondents admitted that their virtual care software did not integrate with their EHRs. Only 21.4...

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    NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR BUSINESS LOOKING TO LEVERAGE BIG DATA IN 2019

    Feb 05, 2019

    At the beginning of a New Year people make personal resolutions and commitments to being better, achieving more and moving faster. The same should be said for most businesses, too: each new year should bring firm determination to become more agile, resilient and profitable. Many organisations have d...

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    COLLABORATION, CLINICAL INPUT DRIVE ANALYTICS INNOVATION AT UCHEALTH

    Feb 04, 2019

    As the healthcare industry comes to grips with the scale of disruption it will be facing over the next few years, a handful of forward-thinking organizations are aiming to lead the change instead of being swept along in its wake. UCHealth, a non-profit network of ten acute care hospitals serving pat...

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    OVER 95% OF HEALTHCARE CFOS DOUBT THEIR DATA ANALYTICS ABILITIES

    Feb 04, 2019

    Ninety-six percent of healthcare chief financial officers (CFOs) think that their organizations need to do more to leverage financial and operational data analytics, according to a report from Kaufman Hall. Moreover, 94 percent of respondents said they have experienced increased pressure to have mor...

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    WHY 2019 WILL BE A BIG YEAR FOR CONVERSATIONAL AI

    Feb 04, 2019

    Conversational AI empowers companies to utilize chatbots, messaging applications, and digital assistants to give personalized conversations at scale. The greatest strength of these interfaces lies in their capability to complete human-like discussions, nonstop. Regardless of whether you are searchin...

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    ERICSSON REVEALS VISION FOR NEXT-GEN CELLULAR IOT SOLUTIONS

    Feb 04, 2019

    Ericsson is empowering service providers across multiple industries to address a larger part of the IoT market with the help of its newly introduced next-generation cellular solutions. These solutions will help proliferation of the cellular IoT evolution in what Ericsson sees as four market segments...

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    WEEKEND UPDATE: FACEBOOK ON THE UP, IBM EMBRACES DIVERSITY, HEALTHCARE STARTUPS CHANGING THE INDUSTRY AND AMAZON DISRUPTING THE RETAIL WORLD – AGAIN

    Feb 01, 2019

    Even though the longest January on record has now drawn to a close the tech world lacks a brake pedal and so it's been another action-packed week at the Innovation Enterprise news desk. Following the announcement that its second headquarters will be located in Queens, New York, Amazon announced ...

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    SINGAPORE ANNOUNCES ASIA’S FIRST MODEL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK

    Feb 01, 2019

    The Republic of Singapore has liberated its Model Artificial Intelligence Governance Framework which was announced by Minister for Communications and Information, Mr. S Iswaran at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held between 22-25 January 2019. The scheme was out for public consultation, pilot a...

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    SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH IMPACT SEVERITY OF CHRONIC DISEASE

    Feb 01, 2019

    New Jersey’s poorest zip codes have the highest rates of individuals with chronic diseases seeking care in emergency rooms, showing a strong link between the social determinants of health and poor outcomes, according to a new state report. The team from the Center for Health Analytics, Researc...

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    AWS HITS $7.4BN IN Q4 REVENUES, COMPRISED THREE QUARTERS OF 2018 OVERALL AMAZON PROFIT

    Feb 01, 2019

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the benchmark for Amazon’s profit lines and continues to improve. The company announced revenues for AWS of $7.43 billion (£5.68bn), an increase of 45% from this time last year, with AWS revenues comprising more than 10% of Amazon’s overall sales f...

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    ALIBABA OUTLINES ‘CLEAR CLOUD STRATEGY’ IN Q3 2019 EARNINGS

    Jan 31, 2019

    Amidst growing political tensions and an economic slowdown in China, Alibaba continues to report revenue growth, in large part due to the continued expansion of its cloud computing arm — Alibaba Cloud (AliCloud). Alibaba Group’s core e-commerce business remains at the forefront of its bu...

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    SILICON LABS BETS ON BLUETOOTH FOR IOT-BASED LOCATION SERVICES

    Jan 31, 2019

    US-based fabless semiconductor firm Silicon Labs has introduced its new Bluetooth-based direction finding solution, which is said to be the industry’s most comprehensive connectivity solution for the Internet of Things. The company’s retail, industrial and commercial customers can improv...

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    UNDERSTANDING THE TREASURES BEHIND AUTOMATED MACHINE LEARNING

    Jan 31, 2019

    There has been an increasing hot debate whether the new age of automated data scientists has arrived. While it may take some time to register, but welcome to an era of automated machine learning which represents a fundamental shift in the way organizations of all sizes will approach machine learning...

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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HELPS RESEARCHERS CREATE SPEECH FROM BRAIN SIGNALS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Recently, three universities’ research team published studies about the usage of artificial intelligence (AI) particularly neural networks to create speech from brain signals. The studies depicted convincing outcome carried out by the production of identifiable sounds up to 80 percent of the t...

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    FIVE WAYS AI WILL CHANGE THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Data and AI are not only helping companies to compete but also infiltrating every part of our lives. One area that AI has already made a definitive business impact is in talent acquisition. AI can help automate tasks for recruiters and provide them with insights they have never thought of. According...

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    AI, CONSUMERISM HERALD A CHANGING HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY AT HIMSS19

    Jan 30, 2019

    Not too long ago, “2020” was convenient shorthand for “sometime in the distant future.”  But healthcare professionals gathering in Orlando this year for the annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition may have the slightly uncomfortable feeling of an expectant new decade peer...

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    POOR I/O PERFORMANCE COULD DEGRADE HEALTHCARE BIG DATA ANALYTICS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Poor input-output (I/O) performance could have a negative effect on healthcare big data analytics, warned Condusiv Technologies CEO James D’Arezzo. SQL databases in particular are a factor in poor I/O performance. SQL databases generate the most storage I/O traffic. Nearly one-third of the IT ...

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    HEALTHCARE LEADERS SEE 4 DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AS GAME CHANGERS IN 2019

    Jan 29, 2019

    Healthcare leaders believe four digital technologies — artificial intelligence, big data analytics, mobile health (mHealth), and wearables — will be game changers this year, according to Frost & Sullivan. The market research firm predicts that the market for healthcare IT application...

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    ALBERTSONS CITES COMPETITION IN MICROSOFT MOVE – BUT IS THE RETAIL CLOUD BATTLE ALL IT SEEMS?

    Jan 29, 2019

    The battle for retailers’ cloud dollars continues apace, with grocer Albertsons the latest organisation to pledge its allegiance to Microsoft. According to a CNBC report, Microsoft has signed a three-year deal to make Azure Albertsons’ preferred public cloud. The retailer, who owns the S...

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    TOP 10 IOT PREDICTIONS THAT WILL RULE IN 2019

    Jan 29, 2019

    IoT technologies have been the toast of business stakeholders and CIOs in both B2B and B2C environments. Of late, there has been an increased deployment of IoT solutions to power digital transformation initiatives to enhance operations, revolutionize customer relationships and differentiate product ...

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    REVAMPING PATIENT CARE WITH BIG DATA-POWERED BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

    Jan 29, 2019

    It’s quite apparent that healthcare enterprises abound with loads of notes and imaging that are difficult to handle. Some researchers argue that biomedical datasets aren’t large and raw enough to require big data approach, while others expect the market of big data in healthcare to break...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES LAUNCHES AWS BACKUP

    Jan 28, 2019

    As surprising as it sounds, Amazon Web Services, which has offered cloud storage since 2006, hasn’t provided a fully managed backup service—until now. The Seattle-based mega-company has launched AWS Backup, an automated, centralized backup service that enables businesses to back up their...

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    BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE: TOP STARTUPS AND WHAT THEY WILL CHANGE

    Jan 28, 2019

    Rapid advances and regular new breakthroughs in the areas of big data and artificial intelligence (AI) have already changed many industries and offer the potential to completely alter the way we interact with some of them, although nowhere is it as obvious as in the case of healthcare. Even now some...

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    FACEBOOK TO INTEGRATE WHATSAPP, INSTAGRAM AND MESSENGER

    Jan 28, 2019

    Facebook has announced its plans to integrate three of the world's largest messaging apps, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger. The platforms, which will continue to operate as stand-alone apps, have between them more than 2.6 billion users and the new structure will allow people to commu...

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    NHS TO OFFER DNA TESTS TO PATIENTS OPEN TO SHARING THEIR DATA

    Jan 28, 2019

    The National Health Service (NHS) is to begin offering patients in England the opportunity to have their DNA sequenced – but for a price. The NHS will provide a report which will detail susceptibility to genetic diseases like Alzheimer's and Huntington's to those who take part, but onl...

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    HOW PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IS REINVENTING THE ART OF LEAD GENERATION

    Jan 28, 2019

    One of the biggest challenges all businesses struggle with is attracting high-quality leads. A poor lead conversion rate will cost a company a lot of money in fruitless marketing efforts and missed opportunities to generate sales from actual paying customers. Russell Ruffino is a renowned small busi...

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    NEW TOOLS MUST HAVE FOR THE BIG DATA ERA

    Jan 27, 2019

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

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    SALESFORCE BOOSTS DATORAMA ANALYTICS

    Jan 24, 2019

    Salesforce didn’t waste much time building out Datorama, the AI-powered analytics platform it acquired in July 2018 that is now part of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. On Jan. 23, the CRM giant announced a major update to Datorama, including more connectors to a variety of data sources to give...

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    LONDON HEATHROW TO INTRODUCE AI-CONTROLLED RUNWAYS

    Jan 24, 2019

    London Heathrow airport has announced that it will be building a £2.5m ($3.2m) "digital tower laboratory" to help air traffic controllers land more planes. The new lab will be part of the airport's planned £17bn ($22bn) expansion. The tower lab will utilize 20 ultra-high de...

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    AMAZON DEBUTS ITS AUTONOMOUS ROBOT COURIER

    Jan 24, 2019

    Amazon has announced that it is debuting its brand-new courier, a six-wheeled autonomous delivery robot which navigates sidewalks to deliver orders straight to a customer's door named "Amazon Scout". The devices, which Amazon has been working on for some time now, are about the size of...

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    VARADA RAISES $7.5 MILLION TO APPLY ANALYTICS TO DATA LAKES

    Jan 23, 2019

    Varada, a Tel Aviv startup that offers “petabyte-scale” analytics for enterprise customers with data lakes, today announced that it has raised $7.5 million in seed financing from Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation by StageOne Ventures and F2 Capital. It’s the second ph...

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    HOW AIOPS MAKES YOUR IT BUSINESS OPERATIONS INTELLIGENT

    Jan 23, 2019

    AIOps or Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations is the latest buzzword in IT operations today, promising to save organizations precious time and efforts taken to identify and resolve issues across their increasingly complex estates. AIOps is a term coined by Gartner to describe how AI capabilitie...

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    NOVARTIS, OXFORD’S BIG DATA INSTITUTE TEAM TO BETTER UNDERSTAND, TREAT COMPLEX DISEASES

    Jan 23, 2019

    Novartis and the University of Oxford’s Big Data Institute (BDI) have established an alliance to advance the use of medical data for spotting disease patterns and assessing patients’ responses to treatment. The initiative seeks to enable more informed clinical decision-making and improve...

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    PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS MODELS ACCURATELY FORECAST FLU TRENDS

    Jan 22, 2019

    Predictive analytics models were able to forecast trends in influenza outbreaks with greater accuracy than historical baseline models. Led by biostatistician Nicholas Reich, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst formed a group called the FluSight Network. The team compared the forec...

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    FRENCH DATA WATCHDOG HITS GOOGLE WITH €50M FINE

    Jan 22, 2019

    France's National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has fined Google €50m ($56.8m) after concluding that the search giant breached the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The CNIL issued the fine, the largest GDPR fine to date, following a complaint by Max Schrems' priva...

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    INTACT FINANCIAL TEAMS UP WITH UNIVERSITY TO ADVANCE RESEARCH IN BIG DATA

    Jan 21, 2019

    Intact Financial is collaborating with Université Laval to establish two new research chairs to advance artificial intelligence and actuarial science research. The two chairs are the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)/Intact Financial Corporation Industrial Research Cha...

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    BIG REWARDS AWAIT PHARMA COMPANIES WITH BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD

    Jan 21, 2019

    The plummeting costs and rising availability of genetic testing, coupled with the ubiquity of digital clinical data, are creating promising new opportunities for pharmaceutical and life sciences companies to develop innovative drugs and breakthrough precision therapies. The amount of genomic data av...

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    IBM SECURES $325 MILLION DEAL TO HELP JUNIPER NETWORKS DEVELOP CLOUD-NATIVE LANDSCAPE

    Jan 21, 2019

    IBM has gotten Juniper Networks on board in a $325 million (£252m) deal which will see the former assist the latter in enhancing their cloud journey. The seven-year agreement – which has overtones of Microsoft’s recent deal inked with Walgreens in terms of price and length – ...

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    DATA ANALYTICS USAGE MAY GET BOOST WITH PROPOSED CHANGES TO COPYRIGHT ACT

    Jan 19, 2019

    Proposed changes to the Copyright Act could give industries involved in data analytics a leg up and make it easier to create and build on innovations, industry players told Channel NewsAsia on Friday (Jan 18). The Law Ministry on Thursday released a report outlining proposed changes to the Act after...

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    AI ROLES SUPERSEDE BLOCKCHAIN AS MOST-WANTED TECH JOBS

    Jan 18, 2019

    San Francisco-based startup recruitment company AngelList has released a new report revealing that AI and machine learning (ML) roles have supplanted roles in blockchain and cryptocurrency on the firm's job board, AngelList Talent, as the most coveted job for tech professionals. In 2017, at the ...

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    SINGAPORE'S IOT MARKET TO SKYROCKET

    Jan 18, 2019

    Singapore's IoT market is projected to grow significantly over the coming years as the industry expands at a CAGR of 20% between 2018–2023, a growth mostly driven by the Smart Nation Project, a major government initiative, according to a report from Research and Markets. The Smart Nation P...

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    SEVEN FP&A TOOLS ENHANCING BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

    Jan 18, 2019

    As the amount of data increases, the role of financial planner and analysts (FP&A) needs to innovate to ensure their business maintains a competitive edge. FP&A technologies can provide various businesses with tools to uncover data-driven insights to position them at the forefront of their i...

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    CSIRO BETS THE FARM ON NEW AI PLATFORM FOR AGRICULTURE ANALYTICS

    Jan 18, 2019

    The CSIRO has today launched a new artificial intelligence-powered platform that brings together a trove of land-use data for agribusiness to better predict performance. The Rural Intelligence Platform combines a variety of technology developed by CSIRO over the years, including the Digital Soil Map...

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    HOW PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF DATA

    Jan 18, 2019

    Increasingly, predictive analytic software takes much of the work and worry out of deciphering the massive amounts of data generated by wind turbines. The goal is to link real-time data to proactive decision-making without drowning in “an unmanageable ocean of data,” according to indepen...

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    THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY: TOP PREDICTIONS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are some of the most talked about topics in the world today. They both have positive and negative sides, which make it hard to predict the future. However, experts in cryptocurrencies have developed a list of predictions that are likely to be true about the...

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    RUNNING A BUSINESS EVEN WITHOUT BEING THAT TECH SAVVY

    Jan 17, 2019

    One of the challenges that people are often faced with that actually discourages them from running a business is the belief that they have to be tech savvy. While it is true that some technical skills are important in running a business, you don’t really have to learn that much beyond typing i...

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    FACEBOOK INTRODUCES ADS RULES FOR 2019 ELECTIONS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Facebook will extend a number of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the EU ahead of votes taking place in the coming months, according to a Reuters report. From Wednesday in Nigeria, only advertisers located in the West African ...

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    A BIG DATA JOURNEY WHILE SEEKING TO CATALOG OUR UNIVERSE

    Jan 16, 2019

    It turns out, astronomers have lots of photos of the sky but seek knowledge about what the photos mean. Sound familiar? Big data problems are often characterized as transforming data into insights – which is exactly what some ambitious scientists are working to do with “Sky Survey”...

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    RADIAN ACQUIRES REAL ESTATE SOFTWARE AND DATA ANALYTICS PROVIDER FIVE BRIDGES ADVISORS

    Jan 16, 2019

    Radian Group is continuing with its stated strategy to diversify its business offerings and boosting its real estate software and data analytics capabilities, as the company announced Wednesday that it acquired Five Bridges Advisors. Five Bridges is a developer of proprietary software, data analytic...

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    LESS THAN HALF OF BUSINESSES ARE ABLE TO DETECT IOT DEVICE BREACHES

    Jan 15, 2019

    A study conducted by Dutch software firm Gemalto reveals that only 48% of the businesses in the world are able to detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach. The survey, which was conducted among 950 IT and business decision makers across the globe, found that organisations are urging gover...

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    SINGAPORE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) MARKET TO 2023 - RISING DEMAND FOR BIG DATA ANALYTICS AND CLOUD SERVICES

    Jan 15, 2019

    The "Singapore Internet of Things (IoT) Market By Platform (Network Management, Application Management and Device Management), By Component (Hardware, Software and Services), By Application, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.co...

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    USING BIG DATA TO CONTROL ONLINE LENDING PLATFORMS

    Jan 15, 2019

    Information technology-based lending services, commonly known as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms, are growing rapidly in Indonesia. Online lending platforms are able to reduce financial gaps that cannot be fulfilled by banks and other conventional financial institutions. However, on the other h...

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    HOW DELL’S OEM GROUP IS CONNECTING THE EDGE, DATA CENTER, CLOUD

    Jan 15, 2019

    Successful executives can be tough acts to follow, but by choosing the right people and implementing the right processes, the affected organizations and their people can continue their trajectory. Dell Technologies’ Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) and Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions ...

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    DRIVESCALE SAYS COMPOSABLE IS THE ANSWER TO DATA-INTENSIVE COMPUTE

    Jan 15, 2019

    DriveScale’s founders wanted to solve the problem of infrastructure over-provisioning when they started their company. But the technology wasn’t called composable infrastructure back then. “That was before 2013, and they were looking at the changing data center applications and wor...

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    SALESFORCE UPDATES COMMERCE CLOUD WITH AI-POWERED RECOMMENDATIONS

    Jan 14, 2019

    Looking to make a splash at the big National Retail Federation conference in New York City on Jan. 14, Salesforce previewed a major update to its Commerce Cloud platform set for general availability in the first half of this year. A beta version of the service is now available. The Salesforce Commer...

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    THE YEAR OF THE DATA-DRIVEN DIGITAL ECOSYSTEM

    Jan 14, 2019

    As we enter 2019, business leaders across Ireland are afforded the opportunity to not only look back upon the changes brought about in 2018 but also to look ahead and think about the world of possibility that lies in store for the coming months.  As we enter 2019, business leaders across Irelan...

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    WHY DATA GRAVITY WILL GROW STRONGER

    Jan 14, 2019

    The term “data gravity” refers to the desire to have applications and data attract more applications and data on a network. The idea is based on Newtonian gravity: The larger a mass, the more the attraction. The term was coined by Dave McCrory in 2010. One of the first things you discove...

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    IMRO PARTNER WITH SWEDISH TECH START-UP AUDDLY

    Jan 14, 2019

    Auddly, a Swedish start-up co-founded by former ABBA co-frontman Björn Ulvaeus and leading international songwriter/producer Max Martin, is an app and web-based tool that helps with the collection of music metadata to ensure the correct allocation of royalties owed to songwriters, publishers an...

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    5G IS ON THE WAY: HERE’S HOW IT’S GOING TO MAKE LIFE BETTER

    Jan 14, 2019

    The internet permeates every aspect of our lives at this point. We use it for work; we use it for communication, we use to make purchases, we even use it to watch t.v and listen to music now. And because it’s so prevalent in our lives, we all want speedy connections. Heck, some of downright ne...

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    REDIS LABS DELIVERS THE FASTEST MULTI-MODEL DATABASE ON INTEL® OPTANE™ DC PERSISTENT MEMORY

    Jan 13, 2019

    Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, announced that Redis Enterprise is now available for Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory across multiple cloud services or as downloadable software for supported hardware from companies participating in Intel’s hardware ...

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    WHY QUANTUM-RESISTANT ENCRYPTION NEEDS QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION FOR REAL SECURITY

    Jan 12, 2019

    The idea behind the use of quantum computers to break encryption lies in the fact that the encryption keys used by current encryption methods depend on a secret key that is used to encrypt and decrypt the information that’s being protected. Those keys are long, random—or, more likely, al...

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    RUSH JOINS SELECT FEW HOSPITALS WITH STAGE 7 ANALYTICS MATURITY

    Jan 11, 2019

    Rush University Medical Center is the third health system in the nation to reach the top level of analytics maturity according to the relatively new HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM). Joining Duke Health and UNC Health Care at the “pinnacle of applying analytics to support pat...

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    PREDICTIONS 2019: HOW ENTERPRISES CAN IMPROVE SOFTWARE DELIVERY

    Jan 11, 2019

    DevOps isn’t a thing you buy; it’s a process you adopt, such as agile software development. DevOps is about constant improvement and seeking to move from DevOps 1.0 to 2.0 and further. DevOps is a software development methodology that combines software development with IT operations. The...

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    CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA'S PARENT FINED $19,000 FOR DATA BREACH

    Jan 10, 2019

    SCL Elections, parent company of UK-based data company Cambridge Analytica, has been fined £15,000 ($19,000) for the failure to respond to a US citizens' request to obtain data that the SCL Elections had on the citizen. The breach of the Data Protection Act stems from a 2017 request that t...

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    INTEL LOOKS TO CES FOR SMART CITY DATA AND AI PARTNERSHIPS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Intel-owned Mobileye and UK government mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS) have joined hands to bring high-precision location data to British agencies and businesses. A new, accurate, and customisable location information service will be offered by combining Mobileye’s automotive camera-based ...

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    IT’S TIME TO DIVERSIFY YOUR CLOUD PORTFOLIO – OR BANK ON FAILURE

    Jan 09, 2019

    You don’t have to be a Wall Street professional to understand the reasons to invest in more than one company. So, why would a business choose a strategy of investing in a single cloud? It doesn’t make sense in today’s marketplace. Initially, cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, AW...

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    HOW TO BUILD A HIGH-PERFORMING DATA ANALYTICS PLATFORM IN THE CLOUD

    Jan 09, 2019

    Moving Big Data to the cloud helps you scale limitlessly and offer analytic capabilities to your users on an anytime, anywhere basis. You can quickly increase capacity to deal with the exploding scope and volume of data. Not only that, cloud computing helps you offload costly infrastructure and data...

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    COMPUTE AND RECRUIT: WHY AI WILL BE YOUR NEXT RECRUITER

    Jan 09, 2019

    If you have been on the job market or are searching for the right candidate for your company, you have probably heard some version of the ever-so-clever phrase: "Looking for a job is a job in itself!" Recruitment can be a slow, laborious and expensive process; according to Glassdoor, the a...

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    THREE WAYS BIG DATA IS CHANGING SPORTS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Big data has uprooted longstanding practices in industries ranging from retail to banking, so it's not surprising that it's affected sports too. Here are three ways that it has made a major impact on the industry. Improving recruitment decisions about college athletes. People who play sports...

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    MIT TARGETS LIFE SCIENCES WITH CLINICAL TRIAL ANALYTICS PROJECT

    Jan 09, 2019

    The MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering (LFE) and Informa Pharma Intelligence have launched an initiative to provide timely and accurate estimates of the risks and benefits of clinical trials to the entire life sciences ecosystem. Project ALPHA (Analytics for Life-sciences Professionals and Hea...

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    GROWING DATA PRIVACY CONCERNS HIGHLIGHT A NEED FOR VPNS IN 2019

    Jan 09, 2019

    Welcome to 2019! As we kick off the new year, we have discovered that many people are expressing greater concerns about data privacy than ever. The proliferation of big data has helped accelerate this trend. Pew Research has tracked polls on data privacy over time. Last year, they conducted a big da...

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    HEALTHCARE BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET TO SEE 22% CAGR THROUGH 2023

    Jan 08, 2019

    The healthcare big data analytics market is forecast by P&S Market Research to experience a strong compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22 percent, reaching a market value of $22.7 billion by 2023. Factors driving market growth include a significant increase in financial analytics use in health...

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    PHYSICIANS SAY DATA ANALYTICS TOOLS ARE KEY FOR VALUE-BASED CARE

    Jan 08, 2019

    More than two-thirds (68%) of 300 physicians surveyed said that advanced data analytics tools are important for treating patients and being compensated for care under value-based care arrangements. Respondents said that data and analytics tools are most helpful in gathering data and assessing patien...

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    PREDICTIONS 2019: WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN BIG DATA, CLOUD STORAGE

    Jan 08, 2019

    If you believe what some of the big-data experts are predicting, 2019 could well become a year that will bring renewed interest in data lakes, of all things. Private clouds, too, may be making a comeback. Other big-data-related predictions include hybrid becoming the de facto general environment, bi...

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    MICROSOFT STORMS AHEAD IN AI RECRUITMENT

    Jan 08, 2019

    With 1,964 job openings, or 36% of total jobs currently advertised, Microsoft currently holds the title for the tech giant hungriest for AI talent, according to RS Components research which looked at the biggest recruiters in AI today. By percentage, Nvidia closely followed Microsoft, with 33% of th...

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    GOOGLE VIRTUAL ASSISTANT SET TO BE ON ONE BILLION DEVICES

    Jan 08, 2019

    Ahead of its many product unveilings at this year's CES, Google revealed that its virtual assistant will be on one billion devices by the end of January, more than double the number of devices it was installed on this time last year. The claim came in the wake of Amazon's announcement this w...

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    DATA REPUBLIC RAISES $22M TO EXPAND INTO SINGAPORE

    Jan 08, 2019

    Data Republic, a Sydney-based secure data-sharing startup, has raised $22m in Series B funding which it will put toward increasing its presence in Singapore and the US. The round of funding was led by a number of Singaporean and Australian investors, most notably Singtel Innov8, the corporate ventur...

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    WHICH POPULATION HEALTH IT VENDORS OFFER STRONG PARTNERSHIPS?

    Jan 08, 2019

    Developing a comprehensive, effective population health management (PHM) program is often a long and challenging journey – one that requires healthcare providers to forge strong partnership with their technology vendors. In order to get ahead of chronic diseases and help individuals maintain w...

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    ALIBABA BUYS OPEN SOURCE BIG DATA FIRM DATA ARTISANS FOR $130M

    Jan 08, 2019

    Alibaba paid $130 million to take over Berlin-based data and stream processing startup Data Artisans. The combined companies intend to work jointly on open source initiatives around big data. Founded in 2014, Data Artisans has built an open source framework for enterprise-scale data processing. The ...

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    APPLE SIGNS NEW DEAL WITH ITS KEY RIVAL SAMSUNG

    Jan 07, 2019

    Apple has announced a new partnership with Samsung, one of the iPhone makers' biggest rivals, to introduce Apple iTunes movies and TV shows to 2019 Samsung Smart TV models from 1Q19. Apple's AirPlay 2 will also be available as part of this deal. With the new partnership Samsung users will be...

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    L'ORÉAL UNVEILS NEW WEARABLE TO MEASURE PH LEVELS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Internationally renowned beauty company L'Oréal has unveiled its wearable prototype and a companion app that detects the users skin pH levels using advanced technology, named My Skin Track pH. My Skin Track pH was developed in collaboration with its skincare brand La Roche-Posay in aim to...

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    US BLOCKCHAIN FIRM ANNOUNCES CRYPTO DEBIT CARD

    Jan 07, 2019

    US-based blockchain company Ternio has announced the general availability of its crypto debit card, "BlockCard", that can be used online or in physical stores worldwide. The BlockCard supports four cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Stellar Lumens (XLM) and Ternio (TERN) and ...

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    NEW AUTONOMOUS AI-POWERED CAMERA RELEASED

    Jan 07, 2019

    Remo Technology, a Shenzhen-based AI company, has unveiled a new autonomous camera capable of tracking subjects using AI technology. The device was debuted during the CES Sports Zone Innovation Showcase, the idea being that athletes such as skateboarders and basketball players can utilize it to reco...

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    MOVING BEYOND SOCIAL MEDIA TOWARDS NEWS AS "BIG DATA" IN THE CLOUD ERA

    Jan 07, 2019

    When we talk today about using “big data” to understand human society, we typically mean using “social media” data. In the social sciences “big data” and “social media” have become increasingly interchangeable due to the widespread availability of larg...

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    HOW ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDERS ARE USING BIG DATA TO MAKE DESIGN DECISIONS

    Jan 05, 2019

    Regardless of the position of the current administration or politicians at a local and state level, consumers are increasingly concerned about climate change and the effect it will have on our everyday lives in the very near future. A new study shows we have just over a decade to make some major cha...

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    FEAR OF DISRUPTION IS DRIVING GROWTH IN BIG-DATA INVESTMENTS

    Jan 04, 2019

    Organizations are upping their investment in big-data and artificial intelligence initiatives, driven by fear of disruption more than a quest for operational efficiency. That’s according to a just-released NewVantage Partners LLC survey of Fortune 1,000 companies, most of which are in the fina...

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    CLOUDERA AND HORTONWORKS' MERGER CLOSES; QUO VADIS BIG DATA?

    Jan 04, 2019

    Yesterday, in the immediate aftermath of the holidays, and without much fanfare, the Cloudera/Hortonworks merger closed.  The two biggest Hadoop distribution vendors, each of which could trace its lineage back to the original Hadoop team at Yahoo, and who maintained a sometimes-tiresome rivalry...

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    PRECISION MEDICINE REQUIRES DATA STORAGE, INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES

    Jan 04, 2019

    Precision medicine will require significant investments in data storage, infrastructure, and security systems in the coming years to achieve its full potential, a recent report by the California Precision Medicine Advisory Committee concluded. Data storage and infrastructure must keep pace with the ...

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    BIG DATA: INCENTIVIZING CONSUMER BEHAVIOR AND INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE FOR MEDIA COMPANIES | QUANTZIG

    Jan 04, 2019

    Quantzig, a leading analytics and advisory firm that delivers customized big data analytics solutions, has announced the completion of their article on the major big data challenges and ways to overcome them effectively. The unprecedented growth of the media and entertainment industry is making it d...

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    AN INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE GIVES POWER TO ITS PEOPLE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Whether an established player is looking to maintain its leading position or an upstart is looking to disrupt the market, being a fully integrated intelligent enterprise is the first step toward reaching full potential. Intelligent enterprises are those that leverage data as a core asset. Data has a...

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    WHY DATA LAKES ARE IMPORTANT FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS

    Jan 03, 2019

    Modern business professionals are finding themselves bombarded with claims about the importance of data lakes, but few possess the IT knowhow needed to make sense of this peculiar but fast-growing trend of their widespread adoption across the marketplace. As 2019 rapidly approaches, it's growing...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REDMOND'S CLOUD SERVICE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Microsoft Azure is a broad, ever-expanding set of cloud-based computing services that are available to businesses, developers, government agencies, and anyone who wants to build an app or run an enterprise on the internet without having to manage hardware. It has been the fastest-growing business se...

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    FACEBOOK USED MORE THAN 20 ANDROID APPS' DATA WITHOUT USER CONSENT

    Jan 03, 2019

    After analyzing 34 Android apps, Privacy International research uncovered 23 apps that shared users' data with Facebook without consent. The data was shared the moment a user opened the app, which included those users without a Facebook account. The research took place in response to the Cambrid...

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    NEW AI MODELS USED TO PREDICT CANCER PATIENTS' MENTAL HEALTH

    Jan 03, 2019

    Researchers at the University of Surrey, in collaboration with the University of California, have developed a technique using machine learning technology to predict the severity of three common psychological symptoms cancer patients experience to enhance their quality of life. At the University of S...

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    ONLINE EDUCATION IS PAVING A SMOOTHER PATH TO EARNING DATA SCIENCE SKILLS

    Jan 02, 2019

    Many organizations now have more data available to them than they know what to do with. Turning this avalanche of data into meaningful business insights creates challenges that require data science skills. The need for professionals skilled in data science, analytics, and machine learning is skyrock...

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    BIG DATA 2019: CLOUD REDEFINES THE DATABASE AND MACHINE LEARNING RUNS IT

    Jan 02, 2019

    In the predictions game, it's time for us to bat clean-up once more. Following Big on Data bro Andrew Brust's roundup of AI-related predictions from a cross section of industry executives, now it's our turn. We'll focus mostly on what this all means to the database, a technology that...

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    HOW PYTHON IS USED IN DATA SCIENCE?

    Jan 02, 2019

    Data Science has gained a lot of popularity in the last few years. This field’s primary focus is to convert meaningful data into marketing and business strategies which helps a company grow. The data is stored and researched to get in a logical solution. Previously only the top IT companies we...

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    WINDOWS 10 IS NOW MOST POPULAR PC OS AS WINDOWS 7 WANES

    Jan 02, 2019

    Three years after Windows 10's release, Microsoft's latest desktop OS has finally overtaken Windows 7, which Microsoft released in 2009 and will stop supporting next year. Net Market Share's December 2018 report shows that 39.22 percent of the machines from which it collects statistics u...

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    EXPLOSION IN DIGITAL EVIDENCE COMING THANKS TO IOT AND 5G: HANCOM GMD

    Jan 01, 2019

    In late 2016, South Korea was rocked by one of its biggest political corruption scandals in history that eventually led to former President Park Guen-hye being impeached and jailed. A special prosecutor was elected to proceed with the slew of bribery charges. By law, investigators only had 60 days t...

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    HOW CAN DATA SCIENCE IMPROVE UX DESIGN?

    Jan 01, 2019

    Web design has already changed a great deal, primarily with the development of UX design. And now, as data science advances into the niche, we can expect it to change even more. As teams seek to hit that fine note which will make a website or app ideally user-centric, pairing UX designers and resear...

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    COMPUTER VISION: THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Jan 01, 2019

    Computer vision is a scholastic term that depicts the capability of a machine to get and analyze visual information all alone and afterward settle on decisions about it. That can consist of photographs and videos, yet more comprehensively may consist of “pictures” from thermal, or infrar...

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    WHAT WILL DRIVE THE GROWTH OF CITIZEN DATA SCIENTISTS IN 2019?

    Dec 31, 2018

    Data scientists have been the toast of organisations and they come at a premium. This scarcity poses a challenge for enterprises as they find it increasingly difficult to porch data scientists who are a difficult find and a goldmine to a business. IT major IBM expects the demand for data scientists ...

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    DETECTING ANOMALIES IN TIME SERIES DATA: DECIPHERING THE NOISE AND ZONING IN ON THE SIGNALS

    Dec 30, 2018

    You have the data. How do you make sense of it? The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a fancy marketing term thrown in to close a critical deal – it’s all around us. In the digital age, everyone has smart, connected machines, which are happily and continuously reeling in their data &...

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    EXPLAINABLE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE -THE MAGIC INSIDE THE BLACK BOX

    Dec 30, 2018

    As Artificial intelligence gets more widely adopted, the importance of having explainable models increases manifold. The human mind has relied on these systems to be responsible for making major decisions and now feels the need to be able to communicate what the decision is, how it was made and why ...

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    TIPS FOR RUNNING A BUSINESS WHEN YOU’RE NOT VERY TECH-SAVVY

    Dec 26, 2018

    It’s hard enough running your own business, but even more challenging when you think about the ways technology is changing the landscape. Luckily, there are tips available to help you manage your company, even though you may not be very tech-savvy. What you don’t want to do is become eas...

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    VASCULAR GRAFTS (CARDIOVASCULAR DEVICES) - GLOBAL MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST MODEL

    Dec 26, 2018

    Vascular Grafts (Cardiovascular Devices) - Global Market Analysis and Forecast Model is built to visualize quantitative market trends within Cardiovascular Devices therapeutic area. Vascular Grafts are used to treat conditions which require aortic repair or peripheral vessel bypass. These conditions...

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    AIRLINES WILL USE ‘BIG DATA’ TO AVOID DANGEROUS TURBULENCE

    Dec 26, 2018

    Airlines are working together to achieve smoother flights and offset a predicted climate-driven increase in dangerous severe turbulence. Scientists have warned passengers to expect more bone-jarring encounters with rough weather due to changes in the climate. A 2017 study by University of Reading re...

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    WHY BIG DATA IS STILL A BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR BANKS

    Dec 26, 2018

    BANKS understand that big data means big money. It represents a big opportunity to them — and they know that unlocking the value in that data could help set them apart from the competition in the dull banking landscape in the region. It’s why bankers in this part of the world were among ...

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    IOT CLOUD PLATFORMS MARKET 2018 GLOBAL ANALYSIS, OPPORTUNITIES AND FORECAST TO 2025

    Dec 25, 2018

    An IoT platform means cloud-based and on-premise software packages and related services that enable and support sophisticated IoT services. Speak specifically, An IoT platform combines several software functions into one solution to enable companies to develop and deploy Internet of Things solutions...

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    BIG DATA: THE DRIVING FORCE FOR LOGISTICS AUTOMATION

    Dec 24, 2018

    One of the key factors in the success of global businesses has been the efficient analysis of past performance data: consumer data to improve products and increase customer satisfaction or operational data to improve efficiency and reduce cost. However, in today’s interconnected digital world ...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET TO GROW TO $40.6 BILLION BY 2023

    Dec 23, 2018

    Big data analytics is an in-demand industry that shows no signs of slowing. The big data analytics industry will reach a global market worth of $40.6 billion by 2023, according to information from ResearchandMarkets.com. It shows a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29.7 percent from 2017 until t...

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    TRUSTED AI EXECUTIVE BREAKFAST SERIES – STREET SAVVY SALES LEADERS: THE ART & SCIENCE OF SELLING

    Dec 21, 2018

    This new year, SalesChoice, a Salesforce AI Software Company, and Salesforce ISV Partner, will launch its third event in the Trusted AI Executive Breakfast Series – Street Savvy Sales Leaders: The Art & Science of Selling, with the support of its sponsors, CATA Alliance, AI Directory, Medi...

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    NEW FUNDS USED TO CREATE HUMAN-CENTERED DATA ANALYTICS ENVIRONMENT

    Dec 21, 2018

    Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are utilizing a new funding authority to begin designing and building a Human-Centered Data Analytics Environment that will help them store and operationalize huge amounts of both...

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    HOME AFFAIRS CANNOT BE BOTHERED LISTING ALL AGENCIES WITH ACCESS TO METADATA

    Dec 21, 2018

    The Department of Home Affairs says it would take "considerable time and resources" for it to determine how many agencies across Australia's three tiers of government have accessed metadata held under the nation's data retention laws. Responding to Questions on Notice, Home Affairs...

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    ORACLE’S PURCHASE OF TALARI MAKES IT THE FIRST MAJOR PUBLIC CLOUD PROVIDER TO OFFER SD-WAN

    Dec 20, 2018

    There’s a huge trend for SD-WAN providers to tie into public clouds. But Oracle is the first major public cloud provider to offer SD-WAN, itself. It will be offering SD-WAN as part of its Oracle Communications’ business. In 2017 Oracle tried to create its own SD-WAN technology in house. ...

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    USING UNIFIED ANALYTICS & BIG DATA AS PATH TO AI SUCCESS

    Dec 20, 2018

    So, rewind 10 or so years, and you may have only needed a simply relational database, point-in-time data, and some internal spreadsheet expertise to drive business decisions. Now, the tides have turned. Today’s businesses and enterprises are increasingly focused on big data that can help drive...

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    IMPACT OF DATA ANALYTICS IN STOCK MARKET ANALYSIS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Probably, most people got their first taste of Data Analytics is the Hollywood blockbuster, ‘Moneyball’, wherein the coach Brad Pitt selected players for his baseball team by using data analytics to identify undervalued players. Oakland Athletics lost its star players after losing to the...

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    PAYPAL’S USING BLOCKCHAIN TO REWARD ITS EMPLOYEES

    Dec 18, 2018

    PayPal is rolling out a blockchain-based incentive system for its employees. While they only plan to use this system internally, it indicates a growing interest in blockchain technology at the leading online payment company. About 25 employees at PayPal’s innovation lab in San Jose developed t...

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    SAP AND SOFTWARE AG LAUNCH JOINT PLATFORM FOR SMART CITIES

    Dec 17, 2018

    SAP and Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW) announced today that they will be cooperating on the development of an open Smart City platform. The platform will enable cities, communities and administrative districts to implement their own Smart City and Smart Country projects on an independent basis an...

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    NAPATECH AND INTEL PARTNER ON FPGA TECHNOLOGY FOR STANDARD SERVERS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The big hyperscalers use field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology on standard servers in their data centers. But there’s a trend for other enterprises to emulate these hyperscalers. And today, Napatech and Intel announced they’ve combined some technology for Intel to offer an FPGA...

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    BIG DATA IN INTERNET OF THINGS: IOT DATA MANAGEMENT, ANALYTICS AND DECISION MAKING (2018-2023) - RESEARCHANDMARKETS.COM

    Dec 12, 2018

    The "Big Data in Internet of Things: IoT Data Management, Analytics, and Decision Making 2018 - 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The growing amount of human-oriented and machine generated data will drive substantial opportunities for AI support of unstr...

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    HSBC SELECTS TRESATA TO AUTOMATE DATA POWERED DIGITAL AND ANALYTICS FOR GLOBAL BANKING AND MARKETS

    Dec 12, 2018

    HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets division, has partnered with Tresata to automate the creation and consumption of quality data and actionable intelligence to improve operational management, critical decision making and better serve its global customers. This new data automation uses Tresata&r...

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    THE RISE OF THE GREAT DATA ANALYSTS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE IN EVERY ORGANISATION

    Dec 12, 2018

    The valuable hire in data science is elusive, and it does not come with a surprise, as a “full-stack” data scientist has mastery of statistics, analytics and machine learning. When organisations can’t get their hands on a three-in-one combination, they set their sights to lure the ...

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    THE COMBINATION OF RPA AND AI BRINGS NEW BUSINESS ERA

    Dec 12, 2018

    While a few organizations may very well consider automating their IT tasks, RPA likewise means to help them rehashing the manner in which they work together, uplifting their consumer loyalty and fortifying employees’ work values. RPA utilizes programming and methods that are equipped for explo...

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    TOP 5 DATA SCIENCE TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

    Dec 12, 2018

    Data science covers a vast network of topics under its umbrella including Deep learning, IoT, AI and various others. It is a comprehensive amalgamation of data inference, analysis, algorithm computation and technology to solve multifaceted business problems. With the unabated increasing popularity o...

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    THE GLOBAL HADOOP BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET IS POISED TO GROW STRONG DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 2017 TO 2027

    Dec 11, 2018

    Some of the prominent trends that the market is witnessing include increasing need for big data analytics, rising demand for cost-effective hadoop big data solutions and demand for a common unified platform for information storage. Based on Deployment, the market is categorized into Cloud Based, Hyb...

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    PANOPLY IS A FINALIST IN MICROSOFT AI AND BIG DATA COMPETITION

    Dec 11, 2018

    Panoply, the smart cloud data warehouse built for business intelligence, is excited to announce its status as a finalist in Microsoft and Calcalist's Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Startup Competition. In a stiff competition, Microsoft will host representatives from Panoply and the other f...

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    2019 SYNGENTA CROP CHALLENGE IN ANALYTICS PRIZE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED

    Dec 11, 2018

    Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS have announced the judges comprising the prize committee for the 2019 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics. The Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics, now in its fourth year, is a collaborative effort between Syngenta and the Analytics Society of the Inst...

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    HOW DATA ANALYTICS COULD TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The most innovative companies in the world, including Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, are not only underpinned by the cloud, but recognise that their whole business model is based upon data. Indeed, Netflix said in 2016 that its cloud-based recommendation engine, powered by user data, is worth...

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    DENODO OFFERS DATA VIRTUALIZATION TEST DRIVE ON MICROSOFT AZURE

    Dec 10, 2018

    Denodo, the leader in data virtualization today announced the availability of a free Test Drive environment on Microsoft Azure. Following on the heels of its recently announced Test Drive on AWS, the newest Denodo Test Drive empowers users to quickly and easily create real-time data delivery without...

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    COMPANIES ARE YET FAR ENOUGH TO ADOPT DATA ANALYTICS

    Dec 09, 2018

    As indicated by the study, there are profound gaps between what companies need to execute and what they have really achieved with modern data sharing and advanced analytics. Generally, just a little level of companies overviewed are really data-driven. The companies that utilize conventional strateg...

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    BIG NAMES IN BIG DATA CONTINUE TO HARVEST USERS' DATA, PUT USERS AT RISK

    Dec 09, 2018

    In the wake of the British Parliament’s release of e-mails detailing Facebook selling access to users’ data, more information is coming to light showing that this revelation may be only the tip of the iceberg. Big Data — including big tech companies, grocery store chains, retail ch...

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    9 WAYS TO UTILIZE ANALYTICS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Dec 09, 2018

    Business intelligence (BI) is the only way to make data-driven decisions and ensure the long-term stability of your organization. By definition, BI represents an umbrella term that includes applications, infrastructure, tools, and best practices that enable access to and analysis of information to i...

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    87 PERCENT OF ORGANIZATIONS HAVE LOW BI AND ANALYTICS MATURITY

    Dec 08, 2018

    More than 87 percent of organizations are classified as having low Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics maturity, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. This creates a big obstacle for organizations wanting to increase the value of their data assets and exploit emerging analytics technologies su...

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    BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL DATA GOVERNANCE STRATEGY

    Dec 07, 2018

    One of the core elements of data analytics that organizations struggle with today is data governance. An organization could do everything right and still wonder why their analytics projects are failing if they haven’t taken the time to build and implement a governance strategy. Here are some (...

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    FINANCE AND BANKING INDUSTRY: A LONG-AWAITED TRANSFORMATION

    Dec 07, 2018

    Finance and banking are one of the oldest industries in the world and are well-known for their legacy methods and “classic” approach towards business operations. But, as the world becomes digitized, more and more industries ramp up their processes in order to keep up with the changes. Ti...

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    FROM SAFARI TO THE STRATIFIED MEDICINE: HOW MACHINE LEARNING CONNECTS THE DOTS TO CREATE A FUTURE HEALTH TRAJECTORY

    Dec 07, 2018

    Several years ago, I set out with my family on an African Safari adventure, engaging a professional animal tracker to lead us to see all sorts of wildlife – lion, elephants, rhinoceros, giraffes, and more. We were all amazed by the tracker’s ability to describe animal activity and lead u...

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    5 WAYS IN WHICH DATA SCIENCE IS REVOLUTIONIZING WEB DEVELOPMENT

    Dec 07, 2018

    Technology is a highly dynamic field where new advancements keep coming every day. The data is the next big thing about this modern digital age. Entrepreneurs are rapidly adopting data-driven strategies to power their web presence. Dependency on data has opened new doors for extracting meaningful in...

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    ‘AI FOR MARKETING AND PRODUCT INNOVATION’ OFFERS UNIQUE, PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR GENERATING NEW GROWTH AND CUSTOMER LOYALTY

    Dec 06, 2018

    RI®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, has announced that “AI for Marketing and Product Innovation,” a new book co-authored by President and CEO Andrew Appel, is available here as of today. “AI has enormous potential ...

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    REDEYE SELECTS SNAPLOGIC FOR AI-POWERED CUSTOMER DATA PLATFORM

    Dec 06, 2018

    SnapLogic, provider of the #1 intelligent integration platform, today announced that multi-channel marketing firm RedEye has selected SnapLogic’s intelligent integration platform to support its Predictive Analytics and Customer Data Platform offerings. With customers including some of the UK&r...

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    NUVEEN EXPANDS INVESTMENT PLATFORM WITH QUANTITATIVE STRATEGIES AFFILIATE

    Dec 06, 2018

    As part of its commitment to providing clients with the broadest array of outcome-driven solutions to meet their unique investment goals, Nuveen, a premier global asset manager, has launched Nuveen Quantitative Strategies. The new investment affiliate will provide systematic investments and insights...

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    HEALOGICS WOUND SCIENCE INITIATIVE ADDRESSES SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

    Dec 06, 2018

    Healogics®, the nation’s largest provider of advanced chronic wound care services, today announced their research series addressing the social determinants of health. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines social determinants of health as the conditions in which people are born, grow,...

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    FDA: MEDICAL DEVICE INNOVATION CAN COMBAT THE OPIOID CRISIS

    Dec 06, 2018

    Combating the opioid epidemic will require advanced medical devices and sophisticated data analytics that can help detect and treat abuse, FDA officials wrote in a recent blog post. Opioid abuse is one of the most significant health crises in the US, said Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, Director, Center for De...

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    HADOOP AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET TO WITNESS ENHANCED GROWTH DURING 2018-2026

    Dec 05, 2018

    Publisher’s Hadoop and Big Data Analytics market research report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insigh...

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    NEW IRI REPORT IDENTIFIES KEY TO M&A SUCCESS IS BENEFITS-BASED CONSUMER AND SHOPPER APPROACH

    Dec 05, 2018

    Product innovation in the consumer packaged goods industry has become increasingly more challenging due to the ever-changing needs and wants of consumers, the impact of e-commerce on product assortment and pricing, and the success of smaller companies, which has leveled the playing field in the indu...

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    CENTRIFY NAMED A LEADER IN 2018 GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR PRIVILEGED ACCESS MANAGEMENT

    Dec 05, 2018

    Centrify, a leading provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Privileged Access Management. The report evaluated 14 vendors based on completene...

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    CLOUDERA AND PARALLELM PARTNER TO ACCELERATE THE INDUSTRIALIZATION OF AI

    Dec 05, 2018

    ParallelM, the leader in MLOps, today announced a partnership with Cloudera to add options for bringing machine learning (ML) models from Cloudera ML development environments, including Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) and the upcoming cloud-native Cloudera Machine Learning platform, into prod...

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    TOP DIGITAL HEALTH TRENDS THAT ARE DRIVING THE U.S. HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY | QUANTZIG

    Dec 05, 2018

    Quantzig, a real-world evidence analytics solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top digital health trends that are driving the U.S. healthcare industry. The introduction of digital health care in the U.S. healthcare industry has brought many changes and inno...

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    BLOCKCHAIN OFFERS PROMISING PATH TO BETTER PROVIDER DIRECTORY DATA

    Dec 04, 2018

    As the volume of big data continues to increase exponentially and the pressure to reduce wasteful spending intensifies, healthcare organizations are broadening their search for secure and seamless data management strategies. More and more frequently, organizations are finding that blockchain has the...

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    SECURE AI-CLOUD MECHANISM FOR SMART ENTERPRISE

    Dec 04, 2018

    Today, automation and AI have become a core and integral part of every industry. The range of automation in industry development is initiated from the data service layers, business service layer, to user interface layer amongst different modules and services. Cost cutters can take advantage of this ...

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    JUNIPER’S ATP APPLIANCE WORKS WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY FIREWALL OR SECURITY DATA SOURCE

    Dec 04, 2018

    Juniper Networks updated its advanced threat prevention appliances to simplify security data integration. The on-premises devices now will ingest and analyze data from any third-party firewall or security data source. This helps enterprises detect malware and respond to threats with one touch, and i...

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    SIEMENS SELECTS ACCENTURE TO RUN ITS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS

    Dec 04, 2018

    Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to run and maintain several of its digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence. The new project, part of a firm-wide digital and IT transformation effort at Siemens, represents a signi...

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    AI AND BIG DATA IN HEALTH CARE: THE RISKS AND REWARDS

    Dec 04, 2018

    Artificial intelligence (AI) and big data have been around for a while, but over the last few years have become dominant technologies in almost every industry. In the healthcare IT sector, AI and big data analysis tools are expected to play an expanding and major role, touching every part of health ...

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    TO GET FULL AI PAYOFF, INVEST FIRST IN DATA MANAGEMENT

    Dec 03, 2018

    Garbage in, garbage out. That’s long been the issue for successful data analytics, and it’s an even bigger issue today, given the rapid pace of investment in artificial intelligence (AI). About 80 percent of enterprises report they are investing in related AI technologies in some capacit...

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    NEW C3 PLATFORM DELIVERS ENHANCED RAPID ENTERPRISE-SCALE AI DEPLOYMENT

    Nov 30, 2018

    C3 announced the general availability of Version 7.8 of the C3 Platform. C3 V7.8 delivers many improvements for developers, data scientists, and end users, a new and comprehensive C3 Integrated Development Studio, (C3 IDS), enhanced security, 10x – 100x improved performance and scalability, ne...

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    TIGERGRAPH CLOUD: THE FAST AND COMPLETE GRAPH DATABASE-AS-A-SERVICE FOR EVERYONE

    Nov 30, 2018

    TigerGraph, the fast graph analytics platform for the enterprise, introduced TigerGraph Cloud, the simplest, most robust and cost-effective way to run scalable graph analytics in the cloud. Users can easily get their TigerGraph service up and running, tapping into TigerGraph’s library of custo...

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    HOW YELLOWFIN BRINGS REAL-TIME INSIGHT TO BUSINESS ANALYTICS

    Nov 30, 2018

    Businesses are facing a huge challenge when it comes to deriving actionable insights from their business intelligence platforms. That challenge is exacerbated by numerous issues, such as noisy data, questionable relevance and scattered data sources. What’s more, most BI platforms on the market...

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    AWS LAUNCHES TIME-SERIES DATABASE

    Nov 29, 2018

    AWS threw its hat into the nascent ring for time-series databases yesterday with the launch of AWS TimeStream, a managed time-series database that AWS says can handle trillions of events per day. Time-series databases have emerged as a best-in-class approach for storing and analyzing huge amounts of...

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    AMAZON TAKES ON UNSTRUCTURED EHR DATA WITH MACHINE LEARNING, NLP

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon is taking another big step into the healthcare industry by announcing a new machine learning service that can extract meaningful information from unstructured EHR data and free-text clinical notes. Amazon Comprehend Medical will allow developers to comb through unstructured electronic health ...

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    FDA FORESEES FEW PATIENT SAFETY ISSUES WITH DATA FROM RX APPS

    Nov 28, 2018

    The FDA is suggesting a hands-off approach to reviewing prescription drug applications that present data with low risks to patient safety, the agency said in a request for comments published in the Federal Register. The solicitation for industry opinions is part of the process of establishing a fram...

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    HOW TO BUILD A MACHINE LEARNING TEAM WHEN YOU ARE NOT GOOGLE OR FACEBOOK

    Nov 28, 2018

    Lately, friends at companies of all sizes and industries have been asking me the same question, “How do I apply machine learning to my business?” These folks know enough to have a sense of good use cases for machine learning. Where everyone gets stuck is actually making it work, hiring p...

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    BLOCKCHAIN IS POISED TO HELP GLOBAL HOUSING

    Nov 28, 2018

    Since the recession, the real estate and housing industry has bounced back considerably. Market prices are higher than they’ve been for years, and estimates show continued growth along with renewed millennial demand. Yet even with an ever-improving market, things aren’t ideal. The ecosys...

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    MASSIVE DATA ANALYTICS: THE CRITICAL IMPERATIVE FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

    Nov 28, 2018

    To successfully deliver these new products and services tailored to their customer’s needs, enterprises require a broad understanding of their data to drive product innovations and business strategy. The ability to rapidly analyze massive data stores provides companies with the intelligence of...

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    SQL, PYTHON, AND R IN ONE PLATFORM

    Nov 27, 2018

    No more jumping between applications. Mode Studio combines a SQL editor, Python and R notebooks, and a visualization builder in one platform. Go from SQL query to Python or R Notebooks. Connect your data to Mode, explore in our SQL editor, and pass results to integrated Python or R notebooks for dee...

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    HPE BUYS AI, BIG DATA SOFTWARE VENDOR BLUEDATA

    Nov 27, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will buy BlueData in a move to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) and big data offerings. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, which is expected to close by Jan. 31, 2019. Founded in 2012, BlueData makes a software platform that uses Docker...

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    LOGZ.IO ADDS GRAFANA FOR INCIDENT DETECTION

    Nov 26, 2018

    Log analysis specialist Logz.io is launching a metrics application based on the Grafana open source tool used to crunch time-series data. The new metrics capability it being added to its flagship log analytics platform that combines machine learning with the open-source ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash,...

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    KAGAN: WIRELESS CLOUD GETTING BETTER, STRONG, SAFER YEAR AFTER YEAR

    Nov 26, 2018

    When the cloud first popped up on our radar several years ago, there was plenty to get excited about. However, in those early days there was also plenty to be concerned about. We didn’t know what to be on the lookout for. There were so many stories talking about how when you store your private...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE RELEASES OPEN SOURCE FHIR SERVER FOR HEALTH DATA

    Nov 26, 2018

    Microsoft is solidifying its commitment to FHIR by announcing the availability of its new open source FHIR Server for Azure. The tool, available on GitHub, allows developers to take advantage of ready-to-use support infrastructure for working with health data in the cloud.  The project is inten...

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    6 GOALS EVERY WANNABE DATA SCIENTIST SHOULD MAKE FOR 2019

    Nov 26, 2018

    Many people who are already working in tech-centric fields realize they want to embark on new paths that result in eventually having careers as data scientists. That goal in itself is a worthy one, but it's essential for people to also set goals for 2019 that will help them get closer to that br...

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    DATA SCIENCE STRATEGY SAFARI: ALIGNING DATA SCIENCE STRATEGY TO ORG STRATEGY

    Nov 26, 2018

    These multiple facets of strategy did play a significant part in defining my perspectives on strategy.There is no doubt that works of other greats in the field like Peter Drucker and Michael Porter  did shape my thinking process and my perspectives on strategic management. However what made thi...

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    ALIBABA RESTRUCTURES AMIDST CLOUD COMPUTING PUSH AND GROWTH

    Nov 26, 2018

    Alibaba Group Chief Executive Daniel Zhang announced that the company would be restructuring its cloud business unit and its Tmall e-commerce business. This comes just weeks after Zhang told CNBC that Alibaba Cloud would be the group’s main business in the future. Alibaba will rename its cloud...

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    DATA MINING AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS: THINGS WE SHOULD CARE ABOUT

    Nov 24, 2018

    Data and tons of data are found at the core of any organization’s success or failure. Businesses are going with all guns to create a better position in the marketplace by understanding their customer base, making constant improvements in their operations, outperforming their competitors and wh...

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    AT THE CROSSROADS OF COMPROMISE: THE PROBLEM OF DATA SECURITY

    Nov 22, 2018

    As society becomes increasingly digitized and businesses ramp up both the utilization and production of digital data that is ferried across the world through the internet, the protection of data – chiefly defined as information in a digital format – has become a paramount task. Seeing as...

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    PTC ACQUIRES FRUSTUM AND PARTNERS WITH ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TO BOOST IOT AND AI OFFERINGS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Massachusetts-based enterprise software firm PTC has announced that it has bought Colorado-based advanced generative design software company Frustum for about $70 million. Frustum’s generative design technology, which leverages AI to develop options for design, will prove to be a meaningful ad...

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    Nov 21, 2018

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    MIRAI USED AS PAYLOAD IN HADOOP YARN VULNERABILITY

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    APPLE'S SMALL SILK LABS PURCHASE PUSHES AI TO THE EDGE

    Nov 21, 2018

    Apple’s AI push into on-device machine learning continues with news of its acquisition of Silk Labs breaking just as the U.S. heads into its annual holiday season. The edge case for artificial intelligence (AI). The Information states Apple quietly acquired Silk Labs earlier this year. Apple&r...

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    SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC TAKES DATA CENTER DEVICE MANAGEMENT TO THE CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2018

    Schneider Electric’s cloud-based data center infrastructure management software provides physical device visibility and makes proactive recommendations. The product line is called EcoStruxure, and it has been deployed in more than 480,000 sites. It increases data center infrastructure utilizat...

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    FOUR ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL DATA STRATEGY

    Nov 19, 2018

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    DATADOG MONITORS SERVERLESS APPLICATIONS IN AWS WITH NEW INTEGRATION

    Nov 19, 2018

    Datadog can now monitor serverless applications on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Lambda serverless platform. The new capability is enabled by an integration between Datadog’s hybrid cloud monitoring platform and AWS’ X-Ray distributed tracking and tracing system. Serverless architectu...

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    IT’S NOT THE GIG ECONOMY – IT’S THE APPS ECONOMY

    Nov 19, 2018

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    IOT CONTINUES TO BE A HIT IN THE ENTERPRISE – BUT MONEY IS BEING LOST THROUGH POOR IMPLEMENTATIONS

    Nov 16, 2018

    A new study claims that enterprises have started sustaining significant monetary losses due to lack of good practices as they are advancing by integrating IoT into their business models. The report, which was conducted by ReRez Research and sponsored by world's leading provider of TLS/SSL, PKI a...

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    BIG DATA IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL: ANALYZE IT TO MAKE BETTER BUSINESS DECISIONS

    Nov 16, 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 correlati...

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    BEST OF ARXIV.ORG FOR AI, MACHINE LEARNING, AND DEEP LEARNING – OCTOBER 2018

    Nov 15, 2018

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    LESS THAN 50% OF HEALTHCARE CIOS HAVE STRONG TRUST IN THEIR DATA

    Nov 14, 2018

    Healthcare CIOs reported a lack of strong trust in their data and low levels of self-service for making data-driven decisions, research from Dimensional Insight revealed. The organization surveyed 85 healthcare CIOs about the level of trust their organizations have in their financial, clinical, and ...

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    HOW SHOULD CIOS MANAGE DATA AT THE EDGE?

    Nov 13, 2018

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN BANKING GLOBAL MARKET REQUIREMENTS, GROWTH, OPPORTUNITIES, TOP KEY PLAYERS AND FORECAST TO 2023

    Nov 13, 2018

    WiseGuyRerports.com Presents "Global Big Data Analytics in Banking Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023" New Document to its Studies Database. Big data analytics refers to the strategy of analyzing large volumes of data, or big data. Scope of the ...

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    LINUX FOUNDATION LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE CEPH STORAGE GROUP

    Nov 12, 2018

    Open source storage gets a boost today as the Linux Foundation launches the Ceph Foundation with more than 30 members including China Mobile, DigitalOcean, Intel, OVH, and Red Hat. The Ceph project is a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system int...

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    YOTASCALE ANNOUNCES AUTONOMOUS CLOUD OPERATIONS PLATFORM

    Nov 10, 2018

    YotaScale, a leader in Autonomous Cloud Operations, announced the general availability of its customer-proven, AI-powered cloud operations platform. YotaScale delivers Autonomous Cloud Operations with a platform that provides intelligent, actionable insights to cloud operations, allowing teams to ta...

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    MAXTA ADDS ANALYTICS TO HYPERCONVERGED SOFTWARE STACK

    Nov 08, 2018

    Hyperconverged software vendor Maxta added analytics to its stack, providing customers with real-time visibility into their data centers and clouds to troubleshoot problems before they occur, the vendor says. The new MxIQ feature, which is integrated into the Maxta hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI...

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    AI, USER EXPERIENCE TOP HEALTHCARE’S DATA ANALYTICS PRIORITIES IN 2019

    Nov 08, 2018

    Healthcare organizations that want to get ahead in 2019 will need to prioritize the use of artificial intelligence, virtualized care, and technologies that offer intuitive user experiences, according to Forrester’s predictions for the upcoming year. The ability to aggregate, analyze, and utili...

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    VALIDERE RAISES $7 MILLION IN SEED FUNDING TO TRANSFORM OIL AND GAS TRADING VIA ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Nov 06, 2018

    Venture-backed oil and gas IoT and artificial intelligence platform Validere has raised $7 million in seed funding to transform oil and gas trading and logistics through reliable data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) insights. Currently, as the company puts it, oil and gas companies use unreliable p...

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    USE THIS STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO BUILDING AN IIOT PROJECT

    Nov 06, 2018

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offers enormous potential for manufacturing and process enterprises alike, allowing these companies to generate insights that promise to transform efficiency and productivity. But, like anything else, the IIoT doesn’t come without its challenges. In fac...

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    PLURIBUS BROADENS SUPPORT FOR EDGECORE WHITE BOX SWITCHES

    Nov 03, 2018

    To address enterprises’ growing data center networking needs, Pluribus Networks will now support five additional Edgecore Networks switches on its modular network operating system. Previously, Pluribus only supported two Edgecore switches. The two companies have been working together since 201...

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    GLOBAL BIG DATA SERVICES MARKET ANALYSIS, GROWTH, GLOBAL TRENDS, OPPORTUNITY & FORECAST 2018 TO 2023

    Nov 01, 2018

    WiseGuyRerports.com Presents "Global Big Data Services Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023" New Document to its Studies Database. Big Data originally emerged as a term to describe datasets whose size is beyond the ability of traditional databases...

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    NEW DUKE CENTER WILL MIX BIG DATA AND HEALTH CARE

    Nov 01, 2018

    The new Woo Center at Duke aims to bring together engineers, machine learning experts, data scientists and health care specialists to improve clinical care around the globe. Last week, the Pratt School of Engineering announced the launch of the Sherry and John Woo Center for Big Data and Precision H...

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    MICROSOFT ISSUES ON-PREMISES DATA GATEWAY UPDATE FOR POWER BI

    Oct 31, 2018

    Microsoft's Power BI business analytics suite has gained several useful new features for its on-premises data gateway in its October update, including custom connectors support for Vertica applications and OAuth support for custom data connectors. These updates, as well as several others, were a...

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    AMIA URGES CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL AI RESEARCH PLAN

    Oct 31, 2018

    The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has expressed approval of the direction and goals of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan and recommended that federal authorities continue in the direction laid out in the 2016 document. In comments to the N...

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    ELLISON RECOUNTS ORACLE ORIGINS TO STARTUP FOUNDERS

    Oct 30, 2018

    Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison on Oct. 24 hosted the founders of 22 startups for a cocktail reception and engaged with them on topics ranging from how he navigated the difficult early days of the business computing giant he founded in 1977 to navigating the ever-changing technological landscape. In...

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    EXARI ADVANCES BIG DATA CONTRACT ANALYTICS

    Oct 30, 2018

    Exari, the leading provider of enterprise contract management software, has announced a partnership with MongoDB. Exari's new AI-powered contract management platform generates large amounts of rich contract data, requiring powerful, reliable and flexible data storage. MongoDB is the leading, mod...

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    DOMINO DATA LAB ANNOUNCES DOMINO 3.0 TO POWER MODEL-DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS

    Oct 28, 2018

    Domino Data Lab, provider of an open data science platform, announced Domino 3.0 featuring Domino Launchpad, a module designed to help companies maximize the impact of their data science investments by addressing the operational challenges and bottlenecks they face getting models into production. Th...

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    MESOSPHERE KUBERNETES ENGINE BRINGS BREAKTHROUGH AUTOMATION & EFFICIENCY FOR DATA-DRIVEN APPS ON MULTI-CLOUD & EDGE

    Oct 28, 2018

    Mesosphere, the multi-cloud automation platform company, announced the general availability of Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and the public beta of Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine is the only software platform that delivers pure Kubernetes-a...

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    ORACLE MAKES ITS CASE TO MOVE LEGACY MOUNTAINS TO CLOUD

    Oct 26, 2018

    If you didn’t know Mark Hurd by sight, you might think he is the premier of a sovereign nation. At this week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, the sharply besuited executive was escorted wherever he went by some rather large bodyguards, and he travels—even if the destination is a bloc...

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    TURNING IOT DEVICES INTO SUPERCOMPUTERS? SISENSE HAS A HUNCH FOR MORE EFFECTIVE BI

    Oct 25, 2018

    Sisense, a business analytics software firm, has launched its patent-pending Sisense Hunch Data Cognition Engine which aims to turn sensors, phones, and wearable devices into supercomputers. Sisense Hunch represents a new class of big data analytics, data cognition engines that learns vast amount of...

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    SALARY SURVEY: PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS CAREERS OFFER PAY EQUITY

    Oct 24, 2018

    Women in IT who want to be paid what they are worth instead of $10,000 less than their male counterparts may want to consider a career as predictive analytics professionals instead. A new salary survey by recruitment firm Burtchworks, which specializes in quantitative professionals, shows that women...

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    MICROSOFT REVAMPS MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS FOR APACHE SPARK

    Oct 24, 2018

    Microsoft has revamped its MMLSpark open source project, the better to integrate “many deep learning and data science tools to the Spark ecosystem,” according to the notes on the project repository. MMLSpark, originally released last year, is a collection of projects intended to make Spa...

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    SISENSE LAUNCHES AI EDGE ANALYTICS, TURNING IOT DEVICES “INTO SUPERCOMPUTERS”

    Oct 23, 2018

    Business intelligence provider Sisense has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that it claims turns Internet of Things (IoT) devices “into supercomputers”. According to the company, the new Sisense Hunch product represents a “new class of big data analytics&rdquo...

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    FOR OIL AND GAS, PATIENCE IS KEY TO BEGIN IMPLEMENTING IOT – BUT THE PACE NEEDS TO INCREASE AFTER

    Oct 23, 2018

    The oil and gas industry are one of the most complex when it comes to emerging technology implementation. Yet as complicated as it is, it’s people and processes which will ultimately move the needle, according to Jim Claunch, vice president of business efficiency at Equinor. This is not to say...

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    HOW IN-MEMORY COMPUTING CAN IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

    Oct 22, 2018

    The past few years have involved huge changes in terms of tech and everyone is looking for upgrades to adopt in order to make their lives visibly easier. In-memory computing has been around for quite a while, but specialists are now redefining it. It opens new doors by significantly speeding up proc...

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    MODERN ADVANCES IN DISASTER ALERT TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 22, 2018

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    BIG DATA BRINGS ANALYTICS AND INSIGHTS TO THE WATER FLOW RESOURCES

    Oct 20, 2018

    Data is everywhere, even the water sector has collected reams of data for decades. It has been only within the last few years that agencies, utilities, consultants and vendors woken up to unlock the hidden potential of data resources to manage maintenance and predict water flow. The move to leverage...

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    AMID VARIOUS PRIVACY SCARES – YES, YOU CAN COLLABORATE AND COMMUNICATE SECURELY IN THE CLOUD

    Oct 19, 2018

    Last week, Facebook announced the launch of Portal, a voice-activated smart home camera device. Considering the recent data breach the company suffered, the tech press response to Portal ranged from bafflement to incredulity. In response, Facebook senior exec Andrew Bosworth insisted< all process...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING AND BIG DATA TO BRING A NEW WAVE IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Oct 18, 2018

    Emerging Technologies like machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence, IoT etc. have led to innovative ways of business processes. There is an urgent need for organizations to pivot their traditional business process to customise the needs of the modern consumer. Digital transformation is m...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS & HADOOP INDUSTRY: 2018-2025 - OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES, STRATEGIES & FORECASTS

    Oct 17, 2018

    Hadoop is an open source software framework this is utilized for storing data and running application in a group of commodity hardware. This software provides a massive storage for all kind of data, with enormous processing power and also have an ability to handle limitless concurrent task virtually...

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    VISUALIZATION SOLUTIONS PUT BIG DATA FRONT AND CENTER FOR PROVIDERS

    Oct 17, 2018

    Hospitals and health systems increasingly want to leverage data analytics visualization tools to affect real patient and organizational change. Information pulled from a provider’s IT applications can be used for everything from improving emergency department efficiency and throughput to manag...

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    WHAT THE CLOUD CAN DO FOR YOUR DEVELOPER NEEDS

    Oct 15, 2018

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    ORION HEALTH LAUNCHES AMADEUS CORE TO HELP HEALTHCARE SECTOR LEVERAGE DATA ANALYTICS AND MACHINE LEARNING

    Oct 15, 2018

    Orion Health today announced Amadeus CORE, the latest in its suite of data management, storage and sharing solutions to enable healthcare organizations to take a first step in their data journey towards harnessing the power of big data. With vast amounts of data from multiple sources to contend with...

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    WHY FINTECH IS POISED TO CHANGE BANKING TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 15, 2018

    The rapid advancement of technology is changing the world in new, exciting and unimaginable ways. We’ve gone from brick-and-mortar establishments to online shopping, and from people-driven production lines to fully automated factories. Now it seems one of the next changes will revolve around f...

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    NEW RESEARCH UNCOVERS $500 MILLION ENTERPRISE VALUE OPPORTUNITY WITH DATA LITERACY

    Oct 15, 2018

    According to a major academic study commissioned by Qlik®, on behalf of the newly launched Data Literacy Project, large enterprises that have higher corporate data literacy experience $320-$534 million in higher enterprise value (the total market value of the business). Corporate data literacy i...

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    ARE PENDING ONC HEALTH DATA BLOCKING RULES MORE OR LESS A MOOT POINT?

    Oct 15, 2018

    The Cures Act, signed into law by President Obama at the tail end of 2016, warns of steep financial penalties for electronic health record vendors caught in the act of preventing data exchange for competitive or business purposes, and hints at similar punishments for providers engaging in data hoard...

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    TERAKI LAUNCHES AI AND EDGE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MEET EXPLODING DATA ANALYTICS DEMANDS OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

    Oct 11, 2018

    Teraki, a technology leader in AI and edge processing, today announced the immediate availability of its AI and edge processing technology to meet the exploding data analytics demands of the automotive industry. Teraki's Intelligent Signal Processing software delivers a more than 10X increase in...

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    CENTRIS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION PARTNERS WITH ONAPPROACH FOR DATA ANALYTICS AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Oct 11, 2018

    OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of data analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce Centris Federal Credit Union (Omaha, NE) is the latest to join the collaborative Credit Union Data Integration and Analytics Ecosystem after signing an agreement to implement O...

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    KUBERNETES IS A PRIME CATALYST IN AI AND BIG DATA’S EVOLUTION

    Oct 10, 2018

    Kubernetes is becoming synonymous with cloud-native computing. As an open-source platform, it enables development, deployment, orchestration and management of containerized microservices across multicloud ecosystems. Kubernetes is the key to cloud-native microservices that are platform agnostic, dyn...

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    MICROSOFT TO COLLABORATE WITH RIDE-HAILING FIRM GRAB ON BIG DATA AND AI PROJECTS

    Oct 10, 2018

    Microsoft is investing in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab as part of a partnership that the two companies said will allow them to collaborate on technology projects, including big data and artificial intelligence. The companies did not disclose the deal value. Grab had earlier said it planned...

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    WHY IOT DEPLOYMENTS ARE STALLED IN THE FORTUNE 2000

    Oct 09, 2018

    The biggest barrier to effective IoT implementation is lack of internal expertise and skills, according to 31 percent of respondents. Other barriers include the inability to manage and process large volumes of data (29 percent), integration issues (28 percent) and too many legacy systems (28 percent...

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    PHARMA, LIFE SCIENCE LEADERS FACE BIG DATA ANALYTICS CHALLENGES

    Oct 08, 2018

    Pharmaceutical and life science companies are staring down major challenges as value-based care alters the healthcare landscape, but those that are further along in their digital transformations are also more likely to embrace innovation and creative thinking about common business problems, accordin...

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    HADOOP AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS MARKET IS GROWING EXPONENTIALLY IN ORDER TO GAIN MORE DEMAND BY 2026

    Oct 08, 2018

    The Hadoop and Big Data Analytics Market is expected to have a highly positive outlook for the next five years 2018-2026 according to a recently released Hadoop and Big Data Analytics Market research report. The report has been added in his large database by Coherent Market Insights. This report is ...

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    ASG TECHNOLOGIES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS

    Oct 08, 2018

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    4 MAJOR WAYS IN WHICH BIG DATA IS IMPACTING SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

    Oct 06, 2018

    With the advent and increased use of the internet, social media has become an integral part of people’s daily routine. Social media is not only used to connect with others, but it has become an effective platform for businesses to reach their target audience. With the emergence of big data, so...

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    HOW TO AVOID IT PROBLEMS IN YOUR BUSINESS

    Oct 04, 2018

    Modern businesses are so reliant on computers and technology that if anything goes wrong with the systems, it can completely disrupt the functioning of the organization. Technology is in general far more robust than it used to be, because developers are building solutions to known problems into thei...

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    ADP HARNESSES DATA FOR HR INSIGHTS

    Oct 04, 2018

    Amazon may have grabbed the attention of compensation managers across the country with its announcement that it would double the minimum wage it pays warehouse workers to $15 (albeit while eliminating incentive bonuses and stock grants). But every day across the country, individual compensation deci...

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    CLOUDERA, HORTONWORKS MERGER WILL CREATE NEW DATA PLATFORM

    Oct 04, 2018

    Combination of two longtime rivals expected to establish a unified Hadoop and industry standard platform that will cover data management from data center, to the cloud, to the edge and to AI. A couple of neighboring Silicon Valley data platform makers who have been competing in the Hadoop data stora...

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    CLOUDERA AND HORTONWORKS JOIN FORCES, SEND STOCKS SKYROCKETING

    Oct 03, 2018

    Two major data companies who are also major rivals, Cloudera and Hortonworks, have announced that they will be joining forces. The two companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals, the pair announced via a press release. The transaction has been approved by both companies’ Board of ...

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    VIOLIN GOES TO 'EXTREMES' IN NEW-GEN STORAGE PERFORMANC

    Oct 03, 2018

    Violin Systems, all but dead in IT storage bankruptcy waters a year and a half ago after failing to make a big-enough dent in markets owned by storage behemoths Dell EMC, IBM and NetApp, is making a comeback, and totally on its own terms. This is a company with what many storage analysts thought had...

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    HOW IDENTITIES ARE THE NEW SECURITY PERIMETER

    Oct 02, 2018

    Privileged credentials for accessing an airport’s security system were recently for sale on the Dark Web for just $10, according to McAfee. 18% of healthcare employees are willing to sell confidential data to unauthorized parties for as little as $500 to $1,000, and 24% of employees know of so...

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    MONGODB MISTAKES TO AVOID & THE BEST PRACTICES TO FOLLOW

    Oct 01, 2018

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    HOW TO FUEL ENTERPRISE GROWTH USING THE 'EFFICIENCY FRONTIER'

    Sep 27, 2018

    It’s important for any organization trying to maximize growth to find its strategic sweet spot—a set of optimal decisions and investments offering the highest expected return for a particular level of risk. Maintaining growth is a perennial challenge for any business, but for early-stage...

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    DOCTORS STUDYING WAYS TO GET VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS INTO THE EXAM ROOM

    Sep 27, 2018

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    BOURQUE LOGISTICS TO RELEASE SHIPPER BI BIG DATA TOOL

    Sep 26, 2018

    Texas-based logistics software and service provider Bourque Logistics is releasing “Shipper BI,” a new big data tool, this fall. Using cloud-based dashboards, the multi-modal tool covers truck, rail and intermodal shipping for domestic and international operations. The tool aggregates da...

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    ADOBE RELAUNCHES CX PLATFORM, WILL CONTRIBUTE CODE TO OPEN SOURCE

    Sep 26, 2018

    Adobe is using its extensive intellectual property portfolio in the CX (“customer experience”) genre and is connecting with the open source community to build smart new apps for enterprises. Enterprises are focusing on updating and improving their digital presence across all aspects of t...

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    ML POWERS DISCOVERY IN GE’S 500 PB LAKE

    Sep 25, 2018

    Like most Fortune 50 firms, General Electric relies on an abundance of computer systems to power its enterprise. And like most firms that size, synching up and aligning the data emitted by different systems is major challenge. But thanks to an innovative data discovery solution powered by machine le...

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    DEVELOPER ECONOMICS SURVEY: DATA SCIENCE, MACHINE LEARNING ARE MOST-WANTED SKILLS

    Sep 24, 2018

    While perhaps not offering new conclusions about the hottest technologies in the software development arena, a new Developer Economics survey from SlashData provides more hard evidence that data science and machine learning are the top skills developers want to learn. SlashData describes itself as a...

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    WITH $7M CONTRACT, NIH TAPS BIG DATA ANALYSIS PLATFORM PALANTIR TO STREAMLINE HEALTH RESEARCH

    Sep 24, 2018

    What happened. Silicon Valley-area big data analytics company Palantir Technologies, founded by Peter Thiel, has signed a $7 million contract with the National Institutes of Health to supply its software platform to the organization. Specifically, the National Center for Advancing Translational Scie...

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    VIRTUAL ANALYST FOR ADOBE ANALYTICS HELPS UNCOVER CUSTOMER INSIGHTS

    Sep 24, 2018

    With companies accumulating customer data at an unprecedented rate, it’s getting harder to find and analyze the key trends and insights that could impact what products to make, where and when to sell them, and a raft of other development, distribution and marketing decisions. Adobe said it has...

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    TOOLS TACKLE AI'S BIAS, TRUST PROBLEM

    Sep 20, 2018

    AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them. Is your algorithm fair and unbiased? How can you be sure that the insights it offers are...

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    UTSA RECEIVES $15 MILLION GIFT TO BUILD PROPOSED SCHOOL OF DATA SCIENCE

    Sep 19, 2018

    UTSA announced a $15 million gift from a San Antonio business leader Tuesday to build a School of Data Science. Local businessman Graham Weston's $15 million donation will help the university execute its 10-year approach to development the Downtown Campus as a hub for professionals in big data a...

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    Q&A: BIG DATA FOR DEVELOPMENT IMPACT

    Sep 19, 2018

    “When moving to a world of big data, development organizations — if they want to continue to be successful — have to embrace analytics and some of the opportunities they present.” That’s what Justin Keeble, managing director of the sustainability services practice at Ac...

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    XBASH MALWARE PACKS DOUBLE PUNCH: DESTROYS DATA AND MINES FOR CRYPTO COINS

    Sep 19, 2018

    A newly discovered malware has different capabilities for Windows and Linux systems, including ransomware and cryptomining. Researchers have discovered a new sophisticated malware family in the wild, which wrecks havoc on Windows and Linux systems with a combination of data destructive ransomware an...

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    AMAZON, APIS TO SUPPORT CLOUD INFORMATICS PLATFORM FOR LIFE SCIENCES

    Sep 18, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, and Merck have announced a collaboration to create a cloud-based informatics research platform to support advances in the life sciences. The project will accelerate drug development by improving efficiency and innovation in the early stages of the development pr...

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    SAS IS NO. 1 IN ADVANCED AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS MARKET, SAYS IDC REPORT

    Sep 18, 2018

    SAS again surpasses all predictive and advanced analytics suppliers, according to the IDC report, Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Software 2017 Market Shares: Healthy Growth Across the Board. SAS led with a 30.8 percent market share in 2017 in the advanced and predictive analytics category, more th...

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    ARGUING THE PROS AND CONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE

    Sep 17, 2018

    In what seems like the blink of an eye, mentions of artificial intelligence have become ubiquitous in the healthcare industry. From deep learning algorithms that can read CT scans faster than humans to natural language processing (NLP) that can comb through unstructured data in electronic health rec...

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    HOW THE CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE CLOUD CONTROLS MATRIX BENEFITS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

    Sep 14, 2018

    The self-service and dynamic nature of cloud infrastructure creates challenges for risk and compliance professionals. Tools that worked well in the traditional data centre do not translate to the public cloud.   Due to these concerns over regulatory compliance and security, as well as the ...

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    DELL EMC EXTENDS ITS SERVER MARKETSHARE LEAD OVER HPE

    Sep 05, 2018

    Overall, worldwide server vendor revenues increased 43.7 percent year over year to $22.5 billion during the quarter. In other words, a lot of servers are still being sold and deployed. Dell EMC put some distance between itself and runner-up Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as the market leader in both ser...

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    DATA AND CONTAINERS AND THE KEYS TO SUCCESS

    Sep 05, 2018

    In the beginning, workloads, tools, and requirements for big data were simple because big data wasn’t really all that big. When we hit 5TB of data, however, things got complicated. Large data sets weren’t well suited to traditional storage like NAS, and large sequential reading of teraby...

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    NEW TOOLS BRING NATURAL LANGUAGE SEARCH TO BIG DATA

    Sep 04, 2018

    Businesses need easy and fast access to information in order to make effective decisions, but with the rise of big data important information can be hard to access and remain locked away. Visual analytics specialist Arcadia data has announced new search-based BI and analytics which will be available...

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    FDA SETS GOALS FOR BIG DATA, CLINICAL TRIALS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Sep 04, 2018

    The FDA is turning to cost-effective strategies and big data to accelerate clinical trial efficiency, medical product development, and innovations in artificial intelligence, according to a recent blog post from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. “Our longstanding goal for medical care is to...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE BLOCKCHAIN CLOUD WORKBENCH SERVICE IS DOING BIG DATA IN A BIG WAY

    Sep 03, 2018

    More than three years ago, one of the first companies to bring blockchain technology to the cloud was Microsoft Azure, and that would prove to be just a taste of what's to come. Now, it seems like Microsoft has the intention of connecting this technology to just about everything else in their pr...

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    HOW BIG DATA HELP BUSINESSES RUN EFFECTIVELY?

    Sep 03, 2018

    Today, in the world of business, if there is anything that can change the game, it is big data. Major enterprises like eBay, Amazon, and Humana are making strategic business decisions based on the captured data. Big data is everywhere, and those who are denying the worth of it are increasingly becom...

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    DATA ANALYTICS SUPPORT $62M IN NEXT GENERATION ACO SAVINGS

    Aug 31, 2018

    Data analytics and other health IT tools played an integral role in helping Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Model generate net savings of approximately $62 million for the Medicare program, states a new report from CMS. Launched in January 2016, the NGACO Model involves the hig...

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    A LOOK AT THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF BIG DATA

    Aug 30, 2018

    In the age of Big Data, figuring out the best ways to store, move, analyze and make sense of data can be everything for a company. Or, all the data at a company’s disposal could amount to nothing if the business doesn’t know what to do with it. “People can ask about things like sup...

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    THE WEB AS A DATABASE: THE BIGGEST KNOWLEDGE GRAPH EVER

    Aug 30, 2018

    The web is among humankind's greatest achievements and resources. Ever-expanding and nearly all-encompassing, we've all come to depend on it. There's just one problem: It takes work to get information out of it. That's because the information is in documents, and documents on the web...

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    PLURALSIGHT INTRODUCES A FAST AND ACCURATE WAY TO ASSESS EXPERTISE IN TECHNOLOGY ROLES

    Aug 29, 2018

    Pluralsight Inc. (Nasdaq: PS), the enterprise technology learning platform, today at Pluralsight LIVE 2018 unveiled Role IQ, an efficient and clear way to determine a technology professional’s expertise level. Role IQ gives CIOs and CTOs with the ability to replace manual benchmarking and outd...

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    IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS WITH MODERN ANALYTICS INFRASTRUCTURE

    Aug 29, 2018

    Businesses simply cannot afford for their IT departments to run data infrastructure the same way they did a decade ago. Today’s enterprises need modern analytics infrastructure to be able to handle the current explosion in data. A new report from SAS explores how much has changed in the past t...

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    LG CNS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PLATFORM REBRAND TO FOCUS ON IOT, BLOCKCHAIN AND AI

    Aug 28, 2018

    A curious announcement from LG CNS, the South Korean giant’s IT services and consulting arm – the company is rebranding its platform business to focus on technologies around the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). The release, which can be found here (K...

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    SHIPSURE 2.0: BIG DATA, BIGGER BENEFITS

    Aug 27, 2018

    Ship owners can derive imperative business and operational insights from integrated, real-time data which is readily accessible via a single platform, especially if it can be taken away with you, writes V.Group CIO Stephen Macfarlane. For the maritime industry, these are exciting and momentous times...

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    IMPORTANCE OF INTERACTIVE MAPS IN BIG DATA SPACE

    Aug 27, 2018

    The primary purpose of an interactive map is to offer the ease of visualizing data to the user in a simplified manner. These flexible, web-based mapping tools possess points which, when clicked display the detailed relevant information. The information can be in the form of pictures, numbers, extern...

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    STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU BUILD A BETTER SMALL BUSINESS

    Aug 25, 2018

    Owning a small business is a great accomplishment and a promising career path if you make wise management decisions. Recognize that there are always ways for how you can be doing a better job and creating a stronger foundation for you to operate from. Build a more solid and profitable small business...

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    TERBINE LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN-ENABLED IOT DATA EXCHANGE TO ACCELERATE INFORMATION SHARING AND MONETIZATION

    Aug 25, 2018

    Terbine announced the IoT Data Exchange, designed to radically increase the rate of adoption for sharing of machine-generated data between companies, public agencies and academic institutions. Traditionally, IoT data has been kept in “silos” that are not discoverable by the outside world...

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    BIG-DATA FIRM SPLUNK’S STOCK SURGES ON STRONG EARNINGS

    Aug 23, 2018

    Big-data company Splunk Inc.’s share price is spiking again after another successful quarter. The company today posted a fiscal second-quarter net loss of 71 cents per share on revenue of $388.3 million, up 39 percent from the same period a year ago. Earnings before certain costs such as stock...

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    EQUINIX DATA CENTERS, SERVICES: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS

    Aug 23, 2018

    Equinix Inc. is a builder and maintainer of new-generation data and interconnect centers. The company connects more than 9,800 companies directly to their customers and partners across what it claims to be the “world’s most interconnected” data center and interconnection platform. ...

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    HOW TO USE BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO BOOST PATIENT ENGAGEMENT

    Aug 22, 2018

    Patient engagement is a key element of quality healthcare delivery. In order for patients to maintain their well-being, they must take an active role in their care and understand what they must do to stay healthy. As wearable devices, patient portals, and social media, become more commonplace, both ...

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    C3 IOT PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO ACCELERATE JOINT AI AND IOT GROWTH

    Aug 22, 2018

    C3 IoT signed a deal to have its IoT platform-as-a-service (PaaS) be delivered via Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP) infrastructure. The companies will also work jointly to market, sell, and participate in training initiatives for the offering. The C3 IoT platform assists in developing big data, a...

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    TO BUILD A PRIVATE CLOUD: HOW KUBERNETES GETS FRIENDLY WITH HADOOP

    Aug 21, 2018

    For all the numbers showing explosive growth of the public cloud, there remains a stubborn segment of the market where policies and regulations prohibit the moving of data into any kind of public cloud. The choices for private cloud have been one of two ends of the spectrum: build your own Open Stac...

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    HOW TO APPROACH BUILDING A HEALTHCARE DATA LAKE ROADMAP

    Aug 21, 2018

    Navigating how to prepare a healthcare data lake can be a challenge, but focusing on flexibility and scalability while understanding data usage is key. Collecting, storing, and using data produced by patients is a major challenge, and organizations often have data they can’t sort through and u...

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    TEAM LIQUID TRIES SAP ANALYTICS PROTOTYPE IN THE INTERNATIONAL DOTA 2 TOURNAMENT

    Aug 20, 2018

    Team Liquid, one of the leading e-sports teams, will be aiming to win The International DOTA 2 tournament with the help of prototype SAP analytics software. SAP has long been involved with traditional sports, but by working with Team Liquid's DOTA 2 team the enterprise software company is expand...

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    MICROSOFT UPDATES POWER BI REPORT URL FILTER, REPORT SERVER UPDATE

    Aug 20, 2018

    The new capabilities for Microsoft Power BI add a wide range of features for users as they create business intelligence reports. Microsoft's Power BI application has been given a number of feature updates aimed at improving enterprise business intelligence reporting and improving the performance...

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    HOW CALIFORNIA’S NEW CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT STANDS TO IMPACT BUSINESS

    Aug 17, 2018

    The new data privacy law is the state’s attempt to rectify the excesses revealed by Cambridge Analytica and other organizations in which consumer information was used, sold and frequently ravaged without consent. At midnight on May 25, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulat...

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    HOW G2 CROWD WANTS TO STOP BILLIONS IN WASTED SOFTWARE

    Aug 16, 2018

    G2 Crowd’s first quarterly Momentum Grid Report, launched Aug. 15, is aimed to assist line-of-business buyers in selecting software packages that will meet their needs now and in the future. Nobody likes to waste anything--whether it’s leftover food, time sitting in traffic or, least of ...

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    HOW ANALYTICS SUPPORTS VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE

    Aug 16, 2018

    Value-based healthcare is changing the business model for doctors and hospitals. Here's how analytics is helping these practices change the way they work. Industry disruptions and business model changes have become familiar these days. It's almost a cliché that Uber disrupted taxi com...

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    BUILDING A WINNING DATA SCIENCE TEAM

    Aug 15, 2018

    Data is becoming an increasingly mission-critical asset for organizations. How you collect it, move it, clean it, and analyze it can have a real and lasting impact on the bottom line. Organizations are under pressure to be faster, more strategic, and more cost-effective than the competition. As comp...

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    WHAT CDOS AND CAOS WANT YOU TO KNOW

    Aug 15, 2018

    Organizations feel pressured to appoint chief analytics officers and chief data officers, but they may not be using those roles as effectively as they could. Chief analytics officers and chief data officers are in high demand as businesses struggle to derive value from data. Some companies hire a CA...

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    HOW FIGURE EIGHT SPEEDS UP MACHINE LEARNING WITH VIDEO OBJECT TRACKING

    Aug 14, 2018

    Machine-learning systems need to be shown video information over and over, so they can remember it all. This new platform creates training data up to 100 times faster than human-only solutions. It generally takes a lot of reps (repetitions) for a human to become really good at something. Playing the...

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    SD-WAN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO HIT $4.5BN BY 2022, SAYS IDC

    Aug 13, 2018

    The software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market continues to grow rapidly – and IDC is predicting the overall infrastructure market will be worth $4.5 billion (£3.53bn) by 2022. The figure, which appears in the analyst firm’s latest SD-WAN Infrastructure Forecast, takes into...

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    DELL EMC ACCELERATES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADOPTION FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Aug 12, 2018

    Dell EMC announces the availability of new Ready Solutions for AI, with specialized designs for Machine Learning with Hadoop and Deep Learning with NVIDIA. The Dell EMC Ready Solutions simplify AI environments, deliver faster, deeper insights than the competition1, and leverage Dell EMC’s prov...

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    DATAROBOT ANNOUNCES AUTOMATED TIME SERIES SOLUTION

    Aug 12, 2018

    DataRobot, the pioneering architects of automated machine learning, announced the general availability of DataRobot Time Series. Following an extensive collaboration with more than 75 customers and world-class data scientists, this latest breakthrough completely automates sophisticated time series m...

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    COURSERA EXPANDS COURSERA FOR BUSINESS FEATURES, LAUNCHES AI-POWERED SKILLS BENCHMARKING TOOL

    Aug 12, 2018

    Coursera, an online learning leader, announced the launch of Skills Benchmarking, a powerful new Coursera for Business tool that enables organizations to measure how their talent stacks up against others in their industry as well as identify top performing individuals in a given competency area. Wit...

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    WHY NVME PROTOCOLS ARE IMPORTANT FOR NEW DATA CENTRE WORKLOADS

    Aug 09, 2018

    Today, data is the new fuel for business. New age technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, blockchain, and machine learning – all needs data to be stored, processed and analysed. Large amounts of data are generated exponentially, with a rise in internet users over the pas...

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    IS GOLAP THE NEXT WAVE FOR BIG DATA WAREHOUSING?

    Aug 09, 2018

    The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are looking to parallel graph analytic database– what some are calling GOLAP data wa...

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    THE MUST-HAVES OF A MODERN DATA PREP PLATFORM

    Aug 07, 2018

    In this special guest feature, Joe Hellerstein, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Trifacta, discusses how the challenge of data preparation sits squarely between the growth of BI and visualization tools and the specific data needed to fuel them. Efficient data preparation is key to alleviatin...

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    NEW NAKIVO UPDATE SUPPORTS MORE PLATFORMS

    Aug 06, 2018

    Light on new functions, Nakivo's new update focuses on playing nicely with others, adding software support for VMware vSphere 6.7, Netgear ReadyNAS and Dell EMC Data Domain Boost. Nakivo's latest update of its data protection software focuses on compatibility and integration, including a cro...

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    NETAPP, NVIDIA TEAM UP TO MAKE ENTERPRISE AI ADOPTION EASIER

    Aug 06, 2018

    The vendors are partnering to create ONTAP AI, which combines NetApp’s flash AFF A800 all-flash storage with Nvidia’s GPU-powered DGX supercomputers. NetApp and Nvidia are taking the latest steps to give enterprises the same capabilities to leverage artificial intelligence technologies t...

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    BEYOND THE RDBMS: DATA WAREHOUSE VS. DATA LAKE VS. DATA MART

    Aug 02, 2018

    There are many ways to store big data, but the choice of data warehouse vs. data lake vs. data mart comes down to who uses the data and how. Use this cheat sheet to compare. The vast amount of data organizations collect from various sources goes beyond what traditional relational databases can handl...

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    AI IN BANKING INDUSTRY BRINGS OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS

    Aug 01, 2018

    Banks using AI tools are finding that the technology can help them overcome traditional customer service challenges, but barriers to widespread use remain. The banking industry is primarily a world of computers and networks. It's boggling that the bulk of the world's wealth is stored in data...

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    GOOGLE'S EDGE TPU BREAKS MODEL INFERENCING OUT OF THE CLOUD

    Jul 31, 2018

    Google's Edge TPU is a force multiplier to compete against the likes of Amazon, IBM and Microsoft, and to attract next-gen app developers. Google is bringing tensor processing units to the edge. At the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, the company introduced Edge TPU, an application...

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    HOW TO MANAGE DATA AND THE GDPR RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

    Jul 31, 2018

    The General Data Protection Regulation requires organizations to delete personally identifiable information if customers ask -- which can be a challenge. Experts offer four tips. Enterprises doing business in the European Union need to be able to address the General Data Protection Regulation's ...

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    FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL USES AI TOOLS TO GENERATE CARE PATHS

    Jul 31, 2018

    Flagler Hospital, a community healthcare organization in Florida, uses an AI platform to generate care paths for high-cost, high-mortality conditions such as pneumonia and sepsis. A Florida community hospital is using AI tools to identify new care paths for improving treatment of several high-cost, ...

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    JUNIPER MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY AIMED AT ENTERPRISE DATA CENTERS

    Jul 31, 2018

    The Juniper multi-cloud strategy is aimed at expanding the vendor's reach beyond carriers and the largest enterprises. Key to the game plan is Contrail Enterprise Multicloud. Juniper Networks, a longtime provider of network hardware for carriers and the largest enterprises, is now looking for mo...

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    APIXIO LAUNCHES HCC AUDITOR, AI-POWERED RISK ADJUSTMENT AUDITING SOLUTION

    Jul 29, 2018

    Apixio Inc., the data science company for healthcare, announced availability of the AI-powered solution to help health plans and provider organizations to undertake internal audits of their risk adjustment payment data with increased accuracy and in far less time than traditional methods. Medicare i...

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    MEMSQL UNVEIL SIGNIFICANT UPDATE TO DATABASE FOR REAL-TIME MODERN APPLICATIONS AND ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS

    Jul 29, 2018

    MemSQL, the no-limits databaseTM for modern applications and analytical systems, made generally available a significant new version of its product. MemSQL 6.5 cements the company’s position in the fast SQL database market by advancing performance and adding capabilities to accelerate time to i...

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    LOOKER ENHANCES DATA SCIENCE CAPABILITY WITH INTEGRATION FOR GOOGLE CLOUD BIGQUERY ML

    Jul 29, 2018

    Looker, a leading data platform company, announced an integration with Google Cloud BigQuery ML (BQML) that reduces the time-to-value of data science workflows and allows business users to operationalize insights with interactive predictive metrics. With Looker and BQML, data teams can now save time...

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    INTEL REPORTS Q2 REVENUE GROWTH IN EVERY BUSINESS UNIT

    Jul 27, 2018

    Intel PC, IoT, data center, memory businesses all up. This week Intel reported what Interim CEO and CFO Bob Swan characterized as an “outstanding” Q2 marked by revenue growth across all PC and data-centric business units. He said the company expects a record-setting 2018 marking a third ...

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    INSIGHT ENGINES UPDATE USES NLP, AI FOR TIGHTENING CYBERSECURITY

    Jul 26, 2018

    The software uses NLP, machine learning and human knowledge to detect data gaps, ask high-value questions, and give recommendations based on industry intelligence and activities. Startup Insight Engines claims to be ushering in a new era in cybersecurity investigation. Seeing is believing, so we may...

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    THE NINE ROLES YOU NEED ON YOUR DATA SCIENCE RESEARCH TEAM

    Jul 26, 2018

    Data science research has become an essential element of modern companies' success in the digital economy. Here's how to build a data science team to get the most bang for your buck. It's easy to focus too much on building a data science research team loaded with Ph.D.s to do machine lea...

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    BLOCKCHAIN, CHATBOTS, AND AI COULD REINVENT CORPORATE FINANCE

    Jul 25, 2018

    Traditionally siloed and manual corporate finance operations are beginning to test – and in some cases adopt – three still evolving technologies that can offer a single view of corporate data in near real time while also automating arduous business processes. Blockchain, artificial intel...

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    STRUGGLING WITH GDPR COMPLIANCE? TRY THE MINDFULNESS DIET

    Jul 25, 2018

    Having trouble getting your data under control for the sake of GDPR compliance? Perhaps you should switch to a new diet. For most of my life, I knew the best way to lose weight was simply by thinking I needed to. As soon as my jeans got tight, I’d say to myself, “Time to shed a few pound...

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    ACM UPDATES CODE OF ETHICS FOR COMPUTER PROS

    Jul 24, 2018

    Does your company's most recent software development project make you feel uncomfortable? The ACM is helping technology workers and leaders navigate tricky ethics questions. Google plans to end its work on Project Maven, a US Department of Defense drone imaging and AI program. Google told employ...

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    GEN 8 UNITRENDS APPLIANCES SPAN SMB TO ENTERPRISE

    Jul 24, 2018

    Unitrends upgraded and expanded its flagship Recovery Series data protection appliances, increasing disk density and adding options to help support customers ranging from SMBs to enterprises. The new Gen 8 Unitrends appliances run Unitrends Backup version 10.2, the company's latest backup softwa...

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    OPTIONS FOR DNS IN NETWORKING ADDRESS GROWING CHALLENGES

    Jul 23, 2018

    A need for modern DNS in networking has grown out of increased cloud use and distributed applications. Now, vendors are offering these services for internal enterprise use. For the first 25 years or so of the internet's existence, the original domain name system, or DNS, could locate internet do...

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    WHY INFOSEC PRACTITIONERS ARE TURNING INTO DATA SCIENTISTS

    Jul 20, 2018

    Security practitioners cannot wait for the information they need to protect the enterprise, and thus the speed of delivery becomes a driving factor in the success or failure of the data-driven security enterprise. Because IT managers responsible for protecting the enterprise crown jewels—namel...

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    TELECOMS UNPREPARED FOR BIG DATA EVOLUTION

    Jul 20, 2018

    According to a recent projection, the market for big data services by telecommunications companies will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 28% between 2018 and 2022.1 Another data market for telco companies, geographic information services, is expected to reach $3.27 billion b...

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    AT INTUIT, MACHINE LEARNING ENHANCES PRODUCTS, CTO SAYS

    Jul 19, 2018

    Intuit's machine learning and AI technology are transforming its many financial software products. CTO Tayloe Stansbury discusses what that means for Intuit. Artificial intelligence might be ultra-trendy at the moment, but at business and personal finance software vendor Intuit, machine learning...

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    DATA SCIENCE TALENT SHORTAGE DRIVES DEMAND FOR CONTRACTORS

    Jul 19, 2018

    Unable to find the perfect candidate for data science job openings, companies are leaving full-time employee positions unfilled for months, bridging the gap with contractors. Data scientists are notoriously in short supply. Employers are willing to pay a premium to hire these professionals, but many...

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    RISING DEMAND FOR BUSINESS ANALYTICS EDUCATION PROGRAMS

    Jul 18, 2018

    Colleges and universities are increasingly offering business analytics degrees. The graduates can help build IT and business capabilities of small and medium-sized organizations. Business analytics education programs have been popping up at colleges and universities across the country to meet the ri...

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    MOVIES, NEURAL NETWORKS BOOST AI LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Jul 18, 2018

    When we discuss about artificial intelligence (AI), how are machines learning? What kinds of projects feed into greater understanding? For our friends over at IBM, one surprising answer is movies. To build smarter AI systems, IBM researchers are using movie plots and neural networks to explore new w...

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    LOG ANALYTICS TOOLS GAIN APPLICATION PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SKILLS

    Jul 17, 2018

    Log analytics tools are boosting real-time capabilities to monitor application performance, and users are in the market for tools that best slice, dice and store log data. In IT, logs are a fact of life, but not a boring one. Major log analytics tools are stretching to handle new challenges and ente...

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    NEW MARKLOGIC SERVICE AUTOMATES DB QUERY CAPACITY IN CLOUD

    Jul 17, 2018

    New software-as-a-service application automatically adds and removes query processing capacity to a database cluster as workload demand rises and falls, resulting in agility and responsiveness for end users. MarkLogic, the NoSQL database that helped solve the online registration snafu of Healthcare....

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    GE: SUCCESS OF AI SYSTEMS TIED TO ENGINEERING, NOT ALGORITHMS

    Jul 16, 2018

    AI systems are hard to maintain and need an engineer's touch, according to Jeff Erhardt, vice president of intelligent systems at GE. Building AI systems is less an algorithmic challenge and more a software engineering challenge, according to GE's Jeff Erhardt, vice president of intelligent ...

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    SPLICE MACHINE DATA PLATFORM FOR INTELLIGENT APPS LAUNCHES ON AZURE

    Jul 13, 2018

    Addition of Azure deployments to AWS gives enterprises another cloud choice to use open source, scale-out SQL databases, data warehouse and machine learning platforms in one package. an Francisco-based startup Splice Machine, whose database management system is specifically optimized for hybrid clou...

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    HOW BIG DATA AFFECTS YOUR DATABASE BACKUP AND RECOVERY STRATEGY

    Jul 13, 2018

    All leading cloud storage services such as ottomatik and many others have realized the impact of big data on the database backup and recovery strategies. It is because of the realization that the firms have deliberately been changing their approaches to storing client data in the recent past. Howeve...

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    SYMANTEC CIO STRATEGY: ADD 'EXTREME VALUE' TO THE BUSINESS

    Jul 13, 2018

    Sheila Jordan's CIO strategy at Symantec focuses on bringing 'extreme value' to the business. Here, she discusses her top six IT priorities for achieving that goal. The IT organization at Symantec Corp. has grown dramatically since Sheila Jordan joined the company as its CIO in 2014. At ...

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    STREAMLINING PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN RETAIL MARKETING

    Jul 12, 2018

    Online flash-sale retailer Zulily uses BigQuery and Tableau to help power its predictive analytics, which, in turn, boosts its marketing efforts and ability to manage incoming data. With the right tools and strategies in place, companies can find big payoffs by using predictive analytics in retail m...

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    THE THREATS OF AI MUST BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY TO PREVENT HARM

    Jul 12, 2018

    The risks of AI use are growing as the technology becomes more pervasive. Rather than laugh off the threats, businesses should move to mitigate them before they become headaches. Technology futurist and entrepreneur Elon Musk has frequently mused on the threats of AI, most recently in a talk at the ...

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    NOVARTIS SEEKS HIDDEN CURES IN MACHINE LEARNING, AI

    Jul 11, 2018

    Novartis' Global Drug Development has completed the first phase of a digital transformation that has enabled it to better leverage one of its best assets -- data. Big companies may not be as fast moving as small ones, but they often have an asset that smaller, younger companies can never have --...

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    IBM ALL-FLASH DIVERSIFIES WITH NVME-BASED FLASHSYSTEM 9100

    Jul 10, 2018

    IBM FlashSystem 9100 scales to 32 PB of all-flash storage in a standard rack. IBM guarantees consistent latency of 350 microseconds and 100 million IOPS per four-way cluster. IBM today launched new all-flash storage arrays redesigned for NVMe and packaged with the vendor's storage software. The ...

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    BEST OF ARXIV.ORG FOR AI, MACHINE LEARNING, AND DEEP LEARNING – JUNE 2018

    Jul 10, 2018

    In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a use...

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    THE TRUTH ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN

    Jul 09, 2018

    The distributed ledger technology called blockchain is getting a lot of attention right now. Is it the right solution for your IT project? Every year there's a technology that everybody talks about. It will change everything. It will give your company a competitive edge. If you don't have it...

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    FACING YOUR DATA FRAMEWORK

    Jul 09, 2018

    Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) have evolved from industry buzzwords to strategic tools that companies are implementing to transform data into actionable insights. This is evidenced by a recent study that found 97% of large organizations are making investments in big data and ...

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    COMPUWARE ANNOUNCES TOPAZ FOR ENTERPRISE DATA

    Jul 07, 2018

    Compuware released the new Topaz for Enterprise Data, which provides a powerful combination of data visualization, extract and load, and advanced data masking capabilities. With it, DevOps teams can more quickly, efficiently and securely access and leverage data from the mainframe and other platform...

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    FINANCE CAREERS UTILIZING BIG DATA

    Jul 06, 2018

    Computerized stock trading has been around since the 1970s. Banks have used AI to interpret big data since 1987, when Security Pacific National Bank started using it for fraud prevention. Using algorithms to interpret large data sets more accurately than a human eye ever could, the finance industry ...

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    HOW TO COMBAT COMPLEXITY IN MICROSERVICES DATA MANAGEMENT

    Jul 05, 2018

    Architects who shift from a monolith to microservices need to consider a critical component: data. Learn how microservices affect data management and discover tools that can help. As organizations move data from monolithic architectures toward microservices and containers, traditional data stewardsh...

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    WHY DIGITAL PROCESS AUTOMATION IS NOW ESSENTIAL TO BPM

    Jul 05, 2018

    The increased speed of application development has made automation in BPM a necessity. Learn about digital process automation and how it can help businesses meet that need. Attitudes and technologies around business process management have changed, particularly because of industrywide shifts from mo...

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    AGRIBUSINESS TESTING INDUSTRIAL IOT TO MANAGE CROPS, BOOST PRODUCTION

    Jul 03, 2018

    Sakata Seed America worked with Infosys and the Industrial Internet Consortium to develop in-ground sensors and data analytics software that tracks crop growth and health to boost seed yields. The world's food producers are facing a big problem: The rising global population means the world will ...

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    AI AND DATA ANALYTICS TRAILBLAZERS: ACCENTURE, DXC AND WIPRO

    Jul 02, 2018

    Accenture, DXC and Wipro are among the AI and data analytics services providers highlighted in Gartner's Magic Quadrant. Learn about their market visions and business challenges. The Holy Grail for companies is the ability to gain insight into customers to improve their experiences, as well as e...

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    GPU CLOUD TOOLS TAKE COMPLEXITY OUT OF MACHINE LEARNING INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jul 02, 2018

    While talk of AI on GPUs is abuzz, actually building a machine learning infrastructure remains a dark art. A startup's PaaS is looking to automate parts of the process. Deep learning and machine learning are ushering in new waves of innovative hardware, but getting jobs running on such advanced ...

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    NEW MICROSOFT CLOUD CAPABILITIES LOWER BARRIERS TO BIG DATA ANALYTICS

    Jul 02, 2018

    Today’s topics include Microsoft introducing Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, and the U.S. taking the fastest supercomputer title with IBM’s Summit. On June 27, Microsoft unveiled new cloud capabilities that further lower the barriers to big data analytics. One new service is Azure Data Lak...

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    DATORAMA LAUNCHES DATA CANVAS – AI-SUPPORTED DATA VISUALIZATION FOR MORE IMPACTFUL MARKETING ANALYTICS

    Jun 29, 2018

    Datorama, a global technology company, announced the launch of Data Canvas, a suite of new data visualization capabilities within its Marketing Intelligence platform. Datorama Data Canvas leverages the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in a brand-new way — to help marketers create expert-d...

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    WHY CALIFORNIA DATA PRIVACY LAW PROMISES CHAOS BY 2020

    Jun 29, 2018

    The new privacy law passed in California after a brief consideration and little preparation is likely to be a harbinger for more privacy laws throughout the U.S. The new data privacy law passed in California on June 28 is that state’s attempt to rectify the excesses revealed by Cambridge Analy...

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    BUILDING A DATA SCIENCE PIPELINE: BENEFITS, CAUTIONS

    Jun 29, 2018

    A data science development pipeline is critical for digital business. But the sequence of the pipeline must be monitored closely to ensure the output reflects the business goal. Enterprises are adopting data science pipelines for artificial intelligence, machine learning and plain old statistics. A ...

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    PLM PLATFORMS EVOLVE FOR A ROLE IN IOT

    Jun 29, 2018

    Integration with IoT systems can extend the possibilities for PLM platforms, but according to experts, they must first evolve technically to handle the IoT data and processes. While IoT promises a stage for PLM's second act, existing PLM platforms need to evolve in order to address the challenge...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE LEARNS ANALYTICS TRICKS

    Jun 28, 2018

    Not every enterprise IT shop is ready to take the AIOps plunge, but IT ops automation is increasingly data-driven -- even at mainstream companies. IT infrastructure management software has taken on a distinctly analytical flavor, as enterprise IT pros struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of DevOp...

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    BIG DATA AND DATA SCIENCE TRENDS TO EXPECT IN 2018 – 19

    Jun 28, 2018

    Big data is the term that is given to large chunks or volume of structured and unstructured data. Though the volume of data plays an important part in determining the business of an organization, what matters more is how the organization operates on the data. This means, analysis of the data for ins...

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    MICROSOFT GOES SILO-BUSTING FOR ENTERPRISE CLOUD ANALYTICS

    Jun 27, 2018

    With the arrival Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 and new Azure Data Factory features, Microsoft aims to make big data analytics more attainable for businesses. Gathering insights from information placed on Microsoft's cloud-based storage and big data analytics platforms is about to get easier for t...

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    IBM ADDRESSES AI BIAS WITH MASSIVE IMAGE ARCHIVE

    Jun 27, 2018

    IBM revealed that it will soon make available to the global research community a dataset of 1 million images to improve facial analysis system training; plus a dataset of 36,000 facial images that algorithm designers can use to evaluate bias in their own facial analysis systems. Bias is a provocativ...

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    HOW TO IMPROVE WORKPLACE INNOVATION WITH INTERACTIVE VISUALIZATION OF BIG DATA

    Jun 26, 2018

    What exactly does interactive visualization of big data mean for the corporate world? Big data is essentially revolutionizing the business world in every category. It has made it possible for companies to more accurately predict what their customers will want to purchase and when. In fact, across ev...

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    RED HAT PROCESS AUTOMATION 7 GOES CLOUD-NATIVE

    Jun 26, 2018

    Red Hat adds dynamic case management features to its business process management suite. Business process management (BPM) technology helps organizations with operations management issues and processes. Among the vendors that develop and support BPM technology is Red Hat, which released its Red Hat P...

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    VEXATA FIRES UP NVME FLASH STORAGE TO TACKLE ANALYTICS

    Jun 25, 2018

    Vexata claims about two dozen customers are using its all-flash NVMe VX storage arrays. Vendor says the product upgrade targets growing need for fast storage in cognitive computing. NVMe flash storage vendor Vexata has rewired its ignition to enable faster cognition of dense analytics. The startup l...

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    SENZING’S SOFTWARE FOR REAL-TIME AI FOR ENTITY RESOLUTION TO FIGHT FINANCIAL CRIME

    Jun 24, 2018

    Senzing, a new artificial intelligence-based (AI) software company, announced its Senzing software product to address the $14.37 billion financial fraud market. Senzing is an IBM spinout that has reinvented entity resolution, which senses who is who in real time across multiple big data sources. Sen...

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    HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WIN TOP TWO PRIZES FOR CONGRESSIONAL DATA CHALLENGE AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

    Jun 24, 2018

    The Library of Congress announced the winners of the Congressional Data Challenge, a competition asking participants to use legislative data sets sourced from Congress.gov and other platforms to develop digital projects that analyze, interpret or share congressional data in user-friendly ways. High ...

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    BIG DATA IS COMING TO RECRUITMENT! PLAN NOW OR PERISH LATER

    Jun 23, 2018

    For the ones working in the hiring and staffing business, piling workloads and the pace of profession is nothing new to them. Most important of all, recruiting isn’t some random skill that you can master overnight and set your profession on autopilot mode to get things done. This is why an inc...

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    4 LONG-TERM BENEFITS BUSINESSES ENJOY WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

    Jun 21, 2018

    Predictive analytics is quickly transitioning to being omnipresent, given how policy-makers and marketers alike have discovered the magic of historic data that is sourced from within. From being able to shorten the time taken to track cybercrime, to actually limiting the extent of the crime or from ...

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    HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING THE LANDSCAPE OF THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

    Jun 20, 2018

    The days of the picturesque accountant hovering over an adding machine are long gone. And, by the looks of it, the duties of the modern-day accountant may soon be taken over as well. With advanced technology comes more conventional methods. So, what is the technology that is finding its way into nea...

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    DEEP LEARNING USE CASES AREN'T LIMITED TO BIG TECH COMPANIES

    Jun 20, 2018

    Industries that are not traditionally technology-driven are starting to find ways to use deep learning, proving the tools aren't just for large tech companies. When digital advertising company Laughlin Constable was approached by the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association about a project ...

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    BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD: AVOIDING VENDOR LOCK-IN

    Jun 20, 2018

    More enterprise application and big data vendors are pursuing a cloud-agnostic strategy -- supporting AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Big data platform provider Hortonworks is taking that strategy one step farther. Avoiding vendor lock-in has become a major concern in the cloud era. If you d...

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    ARCHIVE360 MIXES AND MATCHES CLOUD DATA ARCHIVING ELEMENTS

    Jun 20, 2018

    Archive360's Archive2Azure previously supported file and message archiving. Now, users can archive Salesforce and healthcare data, among other elements, to the Azure cloud. Archive360 is expanding its cloud data archiving and management platform, but also making it more selective. The vendor'...

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    HOW ENTERPRISES ARE USING THE IOT FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

    Jun 19, 2018

    Hitachi Vantara and Forbes Insights have partnered on a study designed to help companies better understand the current state of IoT, surveying more than 500 senior executives around the world that are currently engaged in or evaluating IoT initiatives. Most of us have seen the memo: The internet of ...

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    HORTONWORKS DATA PLATFORM 3.0 ENABLES CONTAINERIZATION AND DEEP LEARNING WORKLOADS

    Jun 18, 2018

    Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, today announced Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 3.0, which delivers significant new enterprise features including containerization for faster and easier deployment of applications, and increased developer p...

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    THE EVOLUTION OF DATA LAKES

    Jun 18, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine Learning are key aspects of Industry 4.0. Both these technologies will result in the unprecedented collection and analysis of data to drive new insights and benefits for manufacturers. Interestingly, there is nothing particularly new about wanting to use manu...

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    DOCKER PLEDGES KUBERNETES FOR WINDOWS SUPPORT IN DOCKER EE

    Jun 14, 2018

    Docker Enterprise Edition will add Kubernetes for Windows features in the coming months, but Microsoft shops haven't decided on a container orchestration strategy. SAN FRANCISCO -- Docker Enterprise Edition will support Kubernetes for Windows hosts in the next six months, but Microsoft shops sti...

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    NEW TOOLS UNVEILED TO MONITOR, MANAGE AND OPTIMIZE SAP ENVIRONMENTS

    Jun 14, 2018

    Vendors announced software to help organizations move to SAP systems, including test automation, code profiling for HANA apps, user experience management and GDPR compliance. The world of the SAP intelligent enterprise requires new tools to monitor, manage and optimize SAP environments as they evolv...

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    LIVING ON THE EDGE: EXTRACTING ULTIMATE VALUE FROM YOUR IOT DATA

    Jun 13, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is steadily generating inconceivable amounts of data. According to Gartner, 8.4 billion things will be in use in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016. And analysts expect this number to reach 20.4 billion by 2020. By 2025, the IoT is projected to generate more than 2 zettabytes...

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    TABLEAU ACQUISITION OF MIT AI STARTUP AIMS AT SMARTER BI SOFTWARE

    Jun 13, 2018

    Tableau acquires AI startup Empirical Systems in a plan to provide users with automated data modeling capabilities and enable broader BI and analytics applications. Tableau Software has acquired AI startup Empirical Systems in a bid to give users of its self-service BI platform more insight into the...

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    5 FREE ONLINE MACHINE LEARNING COURSES

    Jun 12, 2018

    Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage in your career, check out our short list of free online machine learning courses. n the past year there's been a bit of a careers and job scare whe...

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    AI SENTIMENT ANALYSIS SYSTEM HELPS GAUGE EMPLOYEES' FEELINGS

    Jun 12, 2018

    Based on the Xander AI platform, Ultimate Software's Perception system guides Valvoline corporate franchisee in gauging employees' feelings about workplace issues. For a company that owns 170 Valvoline outlets across the country, AI sentiment analysis software is fueling insight into, and ch...

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    PROPOSED MICROSOFT-GITHUB BUY CONFIRMS OPEN SOURCE ROLE IN CLOUD

    Jun 11, 2018

    The looming Microsoft-GitHub pairing confirms the company's rebirth as an open source friend. Data tools on the Azure cloud are part of the motivation. Microsoft has not always been about the developer. That is just its roots. At a time when software development was limited to people with access...

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    INCREASING ANALYTIC PROJECT SUCCESS

    Jun 11, 2018

    The digital transformation is remaking business models, companies and entire industries. Look at the impact that online search, news, ads, auctions, and markets have had on traditional business. Digital transformation has resulted in a more agile and responsive environment, and it is all built on da...

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    SDN, MACHINE LEARNING COULD LEAD TO INTELLIGENT NETWORKS

    Jun 11, 2018

    The next step for SDN is to integrate network analytics and machine learning to result in automated, intelligent networks. But first, humans need to trust the technology. The notion of open networking continues to gain traction, as service providers and, increasingly, enterprises become more comfort...

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    DATABRICKS CONQUERS AI DILEMMA WITH UNIFIED ANALYTICS

    Jun 10, 2018

    Despite the allure of artificial intelligence (AI), most enterprises are struggling to succeed with AI. Preliminary findings of a Databricks commissioned research study reveals that 96 percent of organizations say data-related challenges are the most common obstacle when moving AI projects to produc...

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    FLASHPOINT SECURITY SOFTWARE: BRI PLATFORM OVERVIEW

    Jun 08, 2018

    Security startup Flashpoint provides Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) software and services in a cloud-available, subscription package. Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units and functions across organizations with a decision advantage over potential threats a...

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    FLASHPOINT BUSINESS RISK INTELLIGENCE: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND INSIGHT

    Jun 07, 2018

    Security startup Flashpoint provides high-level Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) software and services. Company description: Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units and functions across organizations with a decision advantage over potential threats and adversar...

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    IN SEARCH OF DIGITAL BUSINESS MODELS: SIX QUESTIONS

    Jun 07, 2018

    Old-school companies must find ways to generate digital revenue. Researchers at MIT Sloan laid out six questions that will help companies refine their digital business models. Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner have been studying a question of critical importance to just about every large enterprise ...

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    SAP PAAS GOES MULTI-CLOUD ON MICROSOFT, GOOGLE HYPERSCALE PLATFORMS

    Jun 06, 2018

    SAP's PaaS solution is now available on the Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. SAP has also introduced a blockchain service, SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain, to help businesses get up to speed on their own distributed database applications. ORLANDO, Fla.—SAP Cloud Platform, the busin...

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    CONSTELLATION RESEARCH TO RELEASE 2018 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STUDY

    Jun 05, 2018

    This report delivers findings from the 2018 Constellation Artificial Intelligence Survey, which assesses the state of AI among the first movers, early adopters and fast followers that comprise Constellation’s subscriber base. Everybody wants to know where the use of artificial intelligence and...

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    SAP LAUNCHES HANA DATA MANAGEMENT SUITE

    Jun 05, 2018

    Announced in a company blog several months ago, at SAPPHIRE this week, SAP is officially taking the wraps off a new suite of tools aimed at governing and integrating data across highly federated environments. SAP does not own its own hardware infrastructure. That has had large implications how it de...

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    ALTERYX REVEALS NEWEST PLATFORM RELEASE AT INSPIRE 2018

    Jun 05, 2018

    Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced the general availability of the newest version of the Alteryx platform  (2018.2) at its annual user conference, Inspire 2018. The release delivers new features across the platform to improve the analytic...

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    VETERAN AI EXPERTS LAUNCH WEIGHTS & BIASES TO OFFER STATE OF THE ART DEVELOPER TOOLS FOR MACHINE LEARNING

    Jun 03, 2018

    Weights & Biases (W&B) launched with the first enterprise AI platform to help teams visualize and debug machine learning models. W&B received $5 million in a Series A investment round co-led by Trinity Ventures and Bloomberg Beta. The company was founded by AI experts and former Figure E...

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    CONDUSIV TECHNOLOGIES REPORTS: NEED FOR SPEED DRIVES EDGE COMPUTING GROWTH

    Jun 03, 2018

    Edge computing is projected to grow at a cumulative annual growth rate of 46% over the next four years to over $6 billion by 2022.1 With this growth has come a readjustment in planning strategy on the part of CIOs and other IT managers. “For nearly a decade now, large, computer-intensive enter...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE M-SERIES VMS MAKE ROOM FOR SAP HANA IN-MEMORY DATABASE

    Jun 01, 2018

    Microsoft announces SAP HANA-certified Azure instances that pack up to 4TB of memory. Now that GDPR's enforcement date has passed, Microsoft is getting back to growing its Azure ecosystem for the growing number of businesses that are placing their database workloads in the cloud. On May 25, just...

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    DATA SCIENCE ON A BUDGET: AUDUBON'S ADVANCED ANALYTICS

    May 30, 2018

    Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact. On Memorial Day weekend 2038, when your grandchildren visit the California coast, will t...

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    ARCADIA DATA DRIVES GDPR COMPLIANCE WITH MODERN DATA LAKE BI ARCHITECTURE

    May 27, 2018

    Arcadia Data, provider of the visual analytics and BI software native to big data, announced that its flagship product, Arcadia Enterprise, which is defining the next era of analytics and BI for data lakes, offers capabilities that help address compliance for the General Data Protection Regulation (...

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    HOW GE DIGITAL IS USING AI, IOT TO UPGRADE DRINK PACKAGING

    May 27, 2018

    By automatically tapping into billions of data points across its operations globally in real time, SIG and its customers can move beyond traditional asset monitoring and predictive service models to upgrade their supply chain. Most of us don’t think about what has happened behind the scenes to...

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    SURVEY: ENTERPRISE IT PROFESSIONALS SHARE VIEWS ON THE MATURITY OF THEIR BIG DATA DEPLOYMENTS

    May 26, 2018

    Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, shared the results of a recent survey of information technology (IT) professionals at enterprises in the U.S. that explores their thoughts on, and experiences with, big data and business intelligence (BI) on big data adoption. When it comes to putting bi...

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    CHEF INSPEC USERS WRESTLE WITH COMPLIANCE AS CODE

    May 25, 2018

    Learning the ins and outs of the Chef InSpec product is only half the battle for compliance as code. The thornier task for some enterprises is to bridge the gap between compliance expertise and DevOps execution. CHICAGO -- Chef InSpec offers a framework to automate enterprise compliance policies, bu...

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    BIG DATA PLATFORMS EVOLVE FOR ANALYTICS, MACHINE LEARNING

    May 24, 2018

    Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors. The term "big data" reached its peak on Google Trends back in 2015. Organizations were harvesting more data than ever before and needed to store it in a cost-effective...

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    THE FUTURE OF INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN: DATA CENTRIC ARCHITECTURE

    May 24, 2018

    Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, unveiled its vision for the future of infrastructure – a Data Centric Architecture. With best-in-class storage purpose-built for modern workloads and challenges, Pure Storage helps &...

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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE EMERGES AS BEST PRACTICE

    May 23, 2018

    One way for enterprises to get a grip on an AI strategy that makes sense for them is to establish an artificial intelligence center of excellence. Artificial intelligence is touted as a set of technologies that will change how every business does business. But, for right now, AI is long on promise a...

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    ARE YOU READY FOR GDPR?: 5 HARD QUESTIONS EVERY ENTERPRISE SHOULD ASK CUSTOMER DATA PARTNERS

    May 22, 2018

    Ready or not, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here. EU citizens now have far more control over their personal data thanks to these sweeping limits on their data’s storage, sharing and use. But don’t think this is just an EU thing. It applies to anyone offering goods or servi...

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    INFORMATICA PLANNING FALL RELEASE OF IPAAS FOR MICROSOFT AZURE

    May 22, 2018

    In addition, Informatica will soon be launching a new intelligent cloud service, Data Accelerator for Azure, which will enable enterprises to move legacy data warehouse workloads to the cloud—something which has been problematic, to say the least, in the past. Because it brings in nearly $20 b...

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    AI COULD TRANSFORM CANCER DIAGNOSIS, SAYS PRIME MINISTER

    May 21, 2018

    Theresa May says artificial intelligence could revolutionise diagnosis of chronic diseases and save 22,000 lives a year by 2033. Prime minister Theresa May is set to call on the NHS, health charities and the artificial intelligence (AI) sector to utilise emerging technologies to transform the diagno...

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    MICRON, INTEL SHIP INDUSTRY’S FIRST QUAD-LEVEL CELL NAND SSD

    May 21, 2018

    Micron Technology and Intel, whose partnership ups and downs have been likened to that of human married couples, on May 21 announced production and shipment of the industry’s first 4bits/cell 3D NAND technology, otherwise known as quad-level cell NAND. Don’t mix up "quad-level"...

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    GOOGLE ACQUISITION AIMS TO SIMPLIFY BIG DATA PROJECTS

    May 18, 2018

    Google Cloud analytics tools are well-regarded for their technology, but not necessarily for their ease of use. Google's acquisition of Cask Data could solve that shortcoming. Google's second cloud vendor acquisition in as many weeks aims to simplify big data analytics on its platform. Googl...

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    PERISCOPE DATA INTRODUCES VISUAL DATA DISCOVERY FOR BUSINESS

    May 16, 2018

    Periscope Data, the software platform built to address the complete analytics lifecycle, introduced the Spring 2018 release of its platform, including new visual data discovery capabilities designed to empower business professionals to explore trusted data sets on their own within the Periscope Data...

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    HOW BLACKJACK HELPED JEFF MA UNDERSTAND BIG DATA

    May 16, 2018

    Chips for spreadsheets. These days, however, the 43-year-old Ma, who resides in San Francisco, works as a business consultant, which sees him playing with spreadsheets rather than chips. In 2010, he penned The House Advantage: Playing the Odds to Win Big in Business. The book detailed his lessons fr...

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    HOW TO KICKSTART DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: GOVERNMENT EDITION

    May 15, 2018

    Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations. If you thi...

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    HEALTHCARE DATA ANALYTICS SUCCESS GROWS WHEN IT ADVISES EXECS

    May 15, 2018

    Educating healthcare executives about data analytics, and seeing that healthcare organizations invest in data, is critical, according to a panel of experts. Many senior people in healthcare "have not had the training to understand the technology that is available today," said Pandurang Kul...

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    MICROSOFT'S POWER BI DESKTOP MAKES QUICK WORK OUT OF BIG DATASETS

    May 14, 2018

    The updated desktop client makes working with large datasets less of a waiting game for Power BI Premium customers. Although somewhat overshadowed by the many cloud-focused announcements at this year's Build developer conference, the Power BI group at Microsoft also unveiled some major new updat...

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    UPDATED IBM STORAGE PRODUCTS FOCUS ON COST SAVINGS AND CLOUD

    May 14, 2018

    IBM storage enhancements focus on data deduplication expansion, cloud-based Storage Insights, VM-based Spectrum NAS and Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud. IBM is adding block-based deduplication and cloud-based analytics to its storage portfolio. The vendor plans to support block-based deduplicat...

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    THE FUTURE OF AI AND EDUCATION

    May 13, 2018

    AI and machine learning can predict, to a certain degree, who we should friend or what song we should listen to next based on our previous choices on social media and music apps. AI has assisted in video games, making enemies harder to attack by giving them the ability to interact with their surroun...

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    MONASH UNIVERSITY LOOKS TO A 'SMART' FUTURE THROUGH BIG DATA

    May 13, 2018

    Partnering with Honeywell Building Solutions, the Melbourne-based university will be leveraging big data to change the way students and staff interact with its Clayton campus. The Honeywell Vector Occupant App will be deployed across the university's Clayton, Victoria campus to collect data on h...

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    DATA SCIENCE: A BUSINESS LYNCHPIN, NOT AN EXPERIMENT

    May 10, 2018

    Too many organizations still view data science a technical skill, acquired simply by hiring a few data scientists. By doing so, they are not building the critical organizational muscle necessary to leverage predictive models as an enduring competitive advantage. Today’s leading companies didn&...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE IOT MANAGEMENT GROWS MORE AUTOMATED AND GRANULAR

    May 09, 2018

    Harnessing cloud computing, artificial intelligence and the internet of things (IoT) to help usher in an era of ubiquitous computing has been a key theme of Microsoft's Build developer conference in Seattle this year (May 7-9). During the event, Microsoft unveiled a number of new tools that empo...

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    SINGAPORE ORGANISATIONS NOT PAYING HEED TO DATA VERACITY

    May 09, 2018

    Most Singapore respondents in a global Accenture survey said they have not invested in capabilities to verify data used in decision-making. With 93% of organisations in Singapore using data for critical and automated decision-making, it has never been more important to ensure the veracity of such da...

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    DARK WEB NO LONGER A SAFE HAVEN FOR CROOKS

    May 08, 2018

    The Dark Web, the underground version of the Internet that has long since become the haven of cyber-criminals, credit card scammers, drug dealers, and even pedophiles, may yet hold valuable information critical to unmasking the identity of perpetrators of these crimes. And while the dark web is oste...

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    GOOGLE TIPS OPEN SOURCE CLOUD TOOLS SO CUSTOMERS CAN BE FREE

    May 08, 2018

    Three new tools illustrate Google's strategic approach to its cloud platform customers and echo an old proverb: Set them free, so they can return and stay. The latest thrust of Google's strategy to establish greater relevance in the multi-cloud landscape may seem counterintuitive: luring mor...

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    ORACLE EXPANDS AI-DRIVEN AUTONOMOUS CLOUD DATABASE OFFERINGS

    May 07, 2018

    Oracle is extending the capabilities of its enterprise Autonomous Database in the cloud with the addition of autonomous analytics, application integration and developer services. Kicking off its third Media Day of the year, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud, Orac...

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    EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON JOBS, SKILLS OF THE FUTURE

    May 07, 2018

    What skills will be needed in your data and analytics job in 5 or 10 years? A panel of experts tackled that question at Interop ITX. Here's what they said. If you want to know where all the hype is in the industry right now, ask experts where the jobs will be in 5 or 10 years. Artificial intelli...

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    HOW TO MAKE YOUR COMPANY’S DATA ACTIONABLE

    May 04, 2018

    Big data is a big deal for today’s companies. The concept of using data to drive sales and improve customer satisfaction is so alluring to businesses that many organizations have begun investing blindly in big data platforms and analytics tools. But simply throwing money at platforms and tools...

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    HOW TO MAKE YOUR COMPANY’S DATA ACTION

    May 04, 2018

    Big data is a big deal for today’s companies. The concept of using data to drive sales and improve customer satisfaction is so alluring to businesses that many organizations have begun investing blindly in big data platforms and analytics tools. But simply throwing money at platforms and tools...

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    QLIK READIES NEW QLIK SENSE FEATURES FOR CLOUD, AI, BIG DATA

    May 03, 2018

    Self-service BI vendor Qlik is beginning to add a promised set of advanced functionality to its Qlik Sense software, but the features will be delivered in stages. A year ago, Qlik outlined long-term plans to add advanced cloud, AI and big data features to its self-service BI and data visualization s...

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    MACHINE LEARNING SOLVES DATA CENTER PROBLEMS, BUT ALSO CREATES NEW ONES

    May 02, 2018

    In this special guest feature, Geoff Tudor, VP and GM of Cloud Data Services at Panzura, believes AI poses both opportunities and risks in the automation of the datacenter. This article provides an overview regarding the impact of AI in the datacenter, and how companies can prepare their storage inf...

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    GDPR IS KEY TO DRIVING OTHER TRANSFORMATIONAL STRATEGIES IN BUSINESS

    May 02, 2018

    With GDPR compliance in place, there are several technologies organisations can use to transform their data analytics. As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) date draws nearer, complying with the upcoming law can open new doors for organisations to transform their business analytics. GDPR,...

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    GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL SMART CITY INITIATIVES GARNER MOMENTUM

    May 01, 2018

    The Middle East is a hotbed for smart city developments, with activities in the region maturing and adapting to what citizens want. The Middle East is pouring investment into smart cities to enhance government efficiency and citizen services in conjunction with digital transformation initiatives suc...

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    EVEN THE SMALLEST OF DUTCH TOWNS ARE BECOMING SMART

    Apr 30, 2018

    An increasing number of Dutch towns and cities use street sensors and big data to tackle societal problems. From smart lighting to artificial intelligence that spots violent behaviour in surveillance footage, smart technology is booming in the Netherlands. The 10km bike route between Woensdrecht and...

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    HOW BIG DATA AND DIGITAL SIGNAGE CAN WORK TOGETHER IN PERSONALIZING IN-STORE EXPERIENCE

    Apr 30, 2018

    Retailers are persistently trying to understand the behavior of their customers and getting to know their expectations and needs. To succeed in the technology-driven industry that exists today, retailers need to integrate analytics in order to personalize and optimize their marketing data. Analytics...

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    WHAT IS HADOOP, AND HOW DOES IT RELATE TO CLOUD?

    Apr 30, 2018

    H2O.ai, an open leader in AI, today announced a new release of its award-winning automated machine learning platform Driverless AI, with key enhancements that continue to democratize AI for the enterprise. The latest innovations in Driverless AI include accelerated automatic pipelines of feature eng...

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    BIG DATA’S ROLE IN TAXATION & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    Apr 28, 2018

    Big data is now playing a large role in most industries, with the number of uses for information rising regularly as new algorithms and methods to analyze data are developed. The application of big data in taxation has eased the effort required for high levels of accuracy, and has increased the uses...

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    ARGOS ANNOUNCES 150 NEW TECH ROLES IN THE UK

    Apr 26, 2018

    Argos is recruiting an extra 150 IT professionals as part of its strategy to offer a better digital services to customers. Retailer Argos is adding 150 IT professionals to its workforce to help support its increasing focus on providing customers with a digital shopping experience. The jobs, which wi...

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    EUROPEAN COMMISSION UNVEILS €1.5BN AI FUNDING

    Apr 26, 2018

    Given the UK's new artificial intelligence sector deal, the European Commission is unveiling its own initiative to make Europe a world leader in AI. The European Commission (EC) has announced it will be investing an extra €1.5bn in artificial intelligence (AI) for the period 2018-2020 under...

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    3 REASONS WHY MACHINE LEARNING SHOULD MATTER TO B2C BUSINESSES TOO

    Apr 25, 2018

    There is a lot of talk about how machine learning, AI, and big data can be used to help B2B companies improve their efforts. While there’s no disputing this, there is a large misconception that B2C businesses cannot be helped in the same way. This is, of course, quite false. B2C companies oper...

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    BIG DATA CRIME STOPPERS: CATCHING CREDIT CARD FRAUD BEFORE IT HAPPENS

    Apr 25, 2018

    Millions of people enjoy the convenience of having a credit card. But with a credit card comes a massive trail of data, and obtaining this data to use for their gain has become a way for fraudsters to turn your income into theirs. In 2017, CreditDonkey reported that, “46% of Americans have bee...

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    ONE MONTH TO GDPR COMPLIANCE DEADLINE

    Apr 24, 2018

    With one month to go before the deadline for compliance with EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, organisations should ensure they are able to meet minimum requirements to defend against adverse scrutiny. Organisations should ensure that they have identified the scenarios that are most imp...

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    10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DEEP LEARNING

    Apr 23, 2018

    This type of machine learning is going to become increasingly important in analytics and enterprise applications. Most IT leaders have heard of deep learning, but few really understand how this new technology works. Deep learning burst onto the public consciousness in 2016 when Google’s AlphaG...

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    MORRO DATA ADDS REPLICATION, AZURE ACTIVE DIRECTORY SUPPORT

    Apr 23, 2018

    Startup Morro targets SMB customers with a CloudNAS 3.0 file storage update that adds replication capabilities and support for Microsoft's Azure Active Directory. Morro Data's latest version of CloudNAS is going after Microsoft Office 365 users and those looking for an easier, less expensive...

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    MICROSOFT EXPANDS ITS INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS CLOUD PORTFOLIO

    Apr 23, 2018

    Wagering that the factory floor of the future will be buzzing with intelligent, cloud-connected devices, Microsoft is showing off its latest industrial internet of things (IIoT) innovations at Hannover Messe 2018 in Hannover, Germany, April 23-27. Among the new offerings that the Redmond, Wash., sof...

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    DATA CAPTURE CHALLENGES NO ONE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT

    Apr 21, 2018

    There are numerous challenges IT professionals and data scientists encounter when striving for accurate and efficient data capture. But unfortunately, many of these challenges don’t always get the level of attention and discussion they deserve, despite having a significant impact on data captu...

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    ALIBABA TO SET UP DIGITAL HUB IN THAILAND

    Apr 20, 2018

    Chinese e-commerce and technology giant Alibaba is expanding its Southeast Asian footprint with a new digital hub east of Bangkok that is expected to boost Thailand’s digital credentials. Alibaba is building a digital hub in the regions east of Bangkok to facilitate cross-border trade between ...

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    BIG DATA ANALYTICS RECEIVE A “SPARK” IN THE ARM

    Apr 19, 2018

    Real-time data and analytics processes are the central nervous system of today’s enterprise, which makes it no surprise that the global revenue in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market is forecast to reach $22.8 billion by the end of 2020. Like leaving your hand on a hot...

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    IBM'S NEW AI TOOLBOX IS DESIGNED TO PROTECT AI SYSTEMS

    Apr 18, 2018

    IBM has made a new open source AI toolbox that's designed to provide practical defenses for real-world AI systems based on how threat actors can attack AI models. SAN FRANCISCO -- Artificial intelligence is one of the big topics at RSA Conference 2018. And while many vendors want to use AI to im...

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    HUAWEI DEBUTS ITS FIRST INTENT-BASED NETWORKING PROPOSITION

    Apr 18, 2018

    At its Shenzhen Analyst Summit, Huawei unveiled its intent-based networking concept, promising to address enterprise customer pain points around network management. Huawei has taken its first steps into the world of intent-based networking (IBN) with the launch of its first network automation propos...

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    VXRACK FLEX AT THE CENTER OF MEDICITY'S SAAS CLOUD

    Apr 18, 2018

    Hungry for power, healthcare SaaS provider Medicity installed Dell EMC VxRack Flex rack-scale HCI for private cloud to store petabytes of data for its customer network. With petabytes of data that often requires real-time analytics, clinical data aggregator Medicity has great needs for capacity and ...

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    CIOS WON'T OWN ENTERPRISE MACHINE LEARNING -- THEY'LL ENABLE IT

    Apr 17, 2018

    How can CIOs support an enterprise machine learning initiative? They can start by building a data lake. The darling of artificial intelligence -- the technology referred to most by vendors and media outlets -- is machine learning. In fact, the technology is so popular today that some companies use t...

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    PROTECT YOUR DATA PRIVACY ONLINE: TOP EXPERTS SHARE PERSONAL STORIES

    Apr 16, 2018

    Nervous about your privacy online? We've asked data and analytics experts how they protect their own privacy. Here's what they said. How do you protect your personal information online these days, especially in the wake of the recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica news about a huge data le...

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    UK PLAYING CENTRAL ROLE IN FACEBOOK DATA MISUSE PROBE

    Apr 13, 2018

    Data protection is a hot issue and all about increasing confidence in the way data is handled, says UK privacy watchdog. The world is at a “critically important moment” for data protection, according to UK information commissioner Elizabeth Denham. “It has been a rather busy few we...

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    HOW BIG DATA HAS REVOLUTIONISED THE GAMING INDUSTRY

    Apr 13, 2018

    Gaming companies who want to continue to compete and grow need to use all the tools available to them; and use these tools to their full potential. A massive part of this for them to take advantage of now is big data analysis. Gamers leave a virtual footprint now whenever they play a game, which bec...

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    GUARDICORE ON THE HUNT FOR MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDERS

    Apr 13, 2018

    Data center security vendor GuardiCore recently enhanced its partner program to attract managed security services providers as it looks to grow its reputation in the channel. GuardiCore, a  data center security platform provider based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is looking to raise its profile in the ...

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    IMPROVED PERFORMANCE MONITORING COMES TO AZURE SQL DATA WAREHOUSE

    Apr 12, 2018

    Microsoft adds Azure Monitor support, enabling customers to keep a closer eye on the big data service. Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Microsoft's elastic, cloud-based data warehousing offering for big data workloads, is now offering its customers more detailed performance insights. The service suppor...

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    FLOW LOGS SHARPEN VISIBILITY INTO GCP NETWORK

    Apr 11, 2018

    Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important feature for enterprises accustomed to these insights on their own networks. Google Cloud juiced up its networking capabilities with the addition of VPC Flow Logs. It's an important featur...

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    SPLUNK DEBUTS IIOT PRODUCT FOR IN-DEPTH ANALYTICS

    Apr 10, 2018

    Splunk, known as a provider of log analysis and infrastructure management tools centered around an expertise with big data analytics, attempts to stake a claim in the fast-growing Industrial IoT sector. Splunk is introducing software that enables pulling in information from industrial IoT devices an...

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    IBM TROTS OUT 'SKINNY MAINFRAME' TO WIDEN BIG IRON APPEAL

    Apr 10, 2018

    IBM hopes to attract born-in-the-cloud startups that never considered buying a full-blown z14 mainframe, with its little brother, the "skinny mainframe." IBM is trying to fatten its cloud revenues with a "skinny" mainframe for mid-size organizations down to born-in-the-cloud star...

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    ORACLE CX CLOUD ADDS AI TOOLS FOR B2C, B2B CUSTOMERS

    Apr 10, 2018

    CHICAGO -- In beefing up its CRM platform with long-under-wraps AI and analytics capabilities, Oracle today took a big swing at the fences. At least one big win came with it, as giant online retailer Fanatics.com, which sells team logo gear to fans of pro and college sports, moved its customer exper...

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    U.S. DATA PROTECTION LAWS FALL SHORT IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA

    Apr 09, 2018

    Data breaches and a history of data abuse led the EU to adopt GDPR, but it might take massive scale data security crises for the U.S. to legislate similar data protection laws. The European Union's data protection laws to safeguard consumers' personal data and limit what companies can do wit...

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    INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE APPLIED TO BIG DATA STREAMING, AI

    Apr 09, 2018

    New technologies challenge data professionals, but taking a step back helps with hurdles. In this interview, consultant William McKnight takes a measured look at data streaming, GDPR and AI. Data management expert William McKnight has long espoused a well-designed information architecture as an effe...


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    HOW FINTECH IS CHANGING THE WAY WE DO THINGS?

    Apr 06, 2018

    What is it about Fintech that has 84% of insurers looking to partner with Fintech companies in the next three to five years? Or that has 91.3% already collaborating with Fintechs? Put quite simply, Fintech has completely changed the game for financial service providers. Fintechs can provide better d...

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    HOW NISSAN DROVE USERS TO SELF-SERVICE DATA ANALYTICS

    Apr 05, 2018

    Nissan NA was about to launch a new data visualization platform across the enterprise and wanted to encourage self-service analytics. Here's how it got users to get in and drive. IT project failures happen all the time, but nobody wants to talk about them. Who wants to tell everyone about instan...

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    SEVEN WAYS TECHNOLOGY HELPS BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT TO LEARN ABOUT YOU

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    LESSONS FROM THE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SCANDAL: FOUR IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS

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    CROWDFLOWER UNVEILS NEW MACHINE LEARNING SOLUTIONS; CHANGES NAME TO FIGURE EIGHT

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    BIG DATA MATURITY: YOU'RE NOT AS MATURE AS YOU THINK

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    NVIDIA, PURE STORAGE FLASHBLADE LIFT 'AIRI' INFRASTRUCTURE

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    STARTUP JETSTREAM PROMISES PAINLESS CROSS-CLOUD WORKLOAD MIGRATION

    Apr 02, 2018

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    COMTRADE SOFTWARE RELAUNCHES AS HYCU, NUTANIX’S DATA PROTECTOR

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    DEMAND-DRIVEN MRP AN UPGRADE FOR SAP DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

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    £5M ADA LOVELACE INSTITUTE LAUNCHED TO LOOK INTO DATA ETHICS

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    CRYPTOCURRENCY MINING RAMPANT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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    SNAPLOGIC BRINGS INTEGRATION TO ADOBE CLOUD PLATFORM

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    DATABASE VIRTUALIZATION LETS DEVELOPERS CODE WITH CONFIDENCE

    Mar 27, 2018

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    AI TOOLS FALL INTO THE HANDS OF END USERS

    Mar 27, 2018

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    CONVERSATIONAL AI: START BY ENLISTING THE BIG VENDORS

    Mar 27, 2018

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    SIX BENEFITS OF USING GOOGLE ANALYTICS FOR YOUR BUSINESS DATABASE

    Mar 24, 2018

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    TELEFONICA CUTS HR RUNNING COSTS BY 40% AS IT REPLACES HUNDREDS OF AGEING IT SYSTEMS

    Mar 23, 2018

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    LEGACY IT HAMPERS DIGITAL STRATEGY AT BANKS AND INSURERS

    Mar 22, 2018

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    IBM PAIRS GEOSCOPE BRINGS GEOSPATIAL-TEMPORAL DATA TO DEVS

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    DANIEL PINK: HOW THE SCIENCE OF TIMING CAN BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

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    BIG DATA TECH HADOOP AND SPARK GET SLOW START IN ENTERPRISE

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    DATA-SHARING AND CLOUD: A BIG DATA MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN

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    GARTNER ISSUES FOUR-PART PRESCRIPTION FOR DATA AND ANALYTICS LEADERS

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    CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA BREACH REVEALS FACEBOOK’S WEAK USER DATA DEFENSES

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS ADVANCING

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    TWO DATA SCIENTISTS OFFER ADVICE ON BREAKING DOWN SILOED DATA

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    BEWARE THE DANGERS OF 'DRIVE THRU' ANALYTICS

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    STREAMING TOOL FROM STREAMSETS EYES DATA IN MOTION FOR GDPR

    Mar 15, 2018

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    HOW TO BOOST THE VALUE OF BI IN TODAY'S ANALYTICS LANDSCAPE

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    6 WAYS TO GET USERS TO LOVE SELF-SERVICE ANALYTICS

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    FASTER, MORE DURABLE SOLID STATE STORAGE COMING TO DATA CENTERS

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    THE NEW DATA PLAYBOOK: AUTOMATION, MASS DATA LITERACY

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    IS DEMAND FOR DATA STORAGE OR SUPPLY DRIVING INCREASED STORAGE?

    Mar 08, 2018

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    INSIGHTLY BRINGS ENTERPRISE-GRADE ANALYTICS, DASHBOARDS TO MID-RANGE CRM

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    CRYPTO-CURRENCY EXCHANGES, COIN OFFERINGS FACING LIKELY SEC REGULATION

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    NORDIC CIO INTERVIEW: MIKAEL LUDVIGSEN, NOVOZYMES

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    ROBIN SYSTEMS ADDS SUPPORT FOR AZURE, HANA, MS-SQL, DB2

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    WHAT’S SO ‘UNIFIED’ ABOUT UNIVERSAL DATA ANALYTICS?

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    MOST HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS HAVE BEEN BREACHED, REPORT SHOWS

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    GOVERNMENT AIMS TO COMPLETE GENOME SEQUENCING PROJECT BY END OF 2018

    Mar 05, 2018

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    WHY OPERATIONALIZING ANALYTICS IS SO DIFFICULT

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    GARTNER: MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORMS ARE IN DEMAND, MARKET IS IN FLUX

    Mar 02, 2018

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    TAKING CONTROL AND HARNESSING THE POWER OF DATA WITH MACHINE LEARNING

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    OCTO TELEMATICS TRANSFORMS THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WITH MACHINE LEARNING AND ANALYTICS PLATFORM

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    ICO HEAD TOPS DATAIQ DATA LEADER LIST

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    DON’T LIFT AND SHIFT BIG DATA ANALYTICS, LIFT AND OPTIMIZE

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    “ABOVE THE TREND LINE” – YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 2/26/2018

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    WHY DATA SCIENCE IS BECOMING SO IMPORTANT IN CYBERSECURITY

    Feb 26, 2018

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    USING DATA SCIENCE FOR SOCIAL GOOD

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    FARMING GETS £90M TECH BOOST

    Feb 22, 2018

    The government is pushing high tech into agriculture and farming as it fleshes out its Industrial Strategy. The government has said it will invest £90m to bring together artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and earth observation to improve supply chain resilience in the agri-food sector. The...

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    SNAPLOGIC ADDS NEW AI CAPABILITIES TO CITIZEN-DEVELOPER PLATFORM

    Feb 22, 2018

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    UNLOCK THE VALUE: FROM DATA QUALITY TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Feb 20, 2018

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    IS CLOUD MACHINE LEARNING RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

    Feb 19, 2018

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    NON-PROFIT SAFETY REGULATOR USES MACHINE LEARNING TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY

    Feb 17, 2018

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    7 KEY MEMBERS OF EVERY BIG DATA TEAM

    Feb 16, 2018

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    VISUAL STUDIO CODE ADDED TO ANACONDA PYTHON DISTRO FOR DATA SCIENTISTS

    Feb 16, 2018

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    HYPE SURROUNDING AI TECHNOLOGIES NEARS ATOMIC PROPORTIONS

    Feb 15, 2018

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    NEW ARM CHIP HANDLES MACHINE LEARNING WORKLOADS ON MOBILE DEVICES

    Feb 14, 2018

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    WHAT’S TECHUK’S MOST INSPIRING DATA SCIENCE STORY - HARRY POTTER, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE OR SUSAN BOWEN?

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    EBATES MIGRATES THE DATA ANALYTICS STACK: SQL SERVER TO HADOOP

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    THE SECRET TO BUSINESS USERS UNDERSTANDING BIG DATA: ENTERPRISE TAXONOMIES

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    HOW TO BECOME A BIG DATA ANALYST

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    MICROSOFT ADDS REPORT SHARING, FAVORITES TO POWER BI

    Feb 09, 2018

    Power BI users have long been able to use the data analytics platform's sharing functionality to distribute dashboards directly to other users. Power BI reports, meanwhile, were doled out using other means, like publishing to the web or generating a static PDF file. Now, report sharing is availa...

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    THE DRILLING RIGS OF THE BIG DATA AGE

    Feb 08, 2018

    2017 was the year the phrase data is the new oil went mainstream. It is true that we are awash in all kinds of data, and the value chain is clear: large amounts of data, machines/software used to analyze that data, insights derived from it, money generated from those insights. I’ve met with th...

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    DATA PREPARATION IS THE KEY TO BIG DATA SUCCESS

    Feb 08, 2018

    Big data it is often hyped, but I encourage taking a more realistic stance. I’ve seen many organizations attempt to adopt big data solutions and ultimately fail. I fear these missteps may eventually sour the market on adopting big data solutions. This would be unfortunate, because I view big d...

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    MANY EXECUTIVES LACK A HIGH LEVEL OF TRUST IN THEIR ORGANIZATION'S DATA, ANALYTICS, AND AI

    Feb 07, 2018

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    TIPS FROM THE SHELVES: PROVEN METHODS FOR BOOSTING DATA WAREHOUSE SPEEDS

    Feb 07, 2018

    Modern business intelligence captures data from everywhere – databases, cloud services, various business intelligence (BI) tools, business, marketing, and analytics apps, email, surveys, and social media platforms. With so many data sources, organizations struggle to find efficient ways to sto...


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    BEAT THE CHALLENGES OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN BIG DATA SYSTEMS

    Feb 07, 2018

    Big data and predictive analytics may seem synonymous, but understanding the constraints of each discipline is the key to extracting business value from projects that combine them. In recent years, big data analytics has become almost synonymous with predictive analytics.

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    RUBRIK ACQUIRES DATOS IO FOR NEW-GEN CLOUD DB MANAGEMENT

    Feb 06, 2018

    Cloud management provider Rubrik revealed Feb. 6 that it will acquire Datos IO, a rising developer of backup and recovery software for cloud-native NoSQL databases and big data file systems. Terms of the transaction were not released.

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    AI FOR THE ENTERPRISE: THE CITIZEN DATA SCIENTIST

    Feb 04, 2018

    Enterprise AI is the new hot topic in technology, especially as the consumer space blossoms with sales and adoption. Lastly, AI is still an acquired knowledge. We rely upon expert code and data scientists to define the experience. In the same way that citizen developer terminology became the keyword...

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    PUTTING DATA TO WORK HOSPITALS ARE AWASH IN PATIENT DATA—WHY IS SO MUCH OF IT NEVER PUT TO USE?

    Feb 01, 2018

    A decade ago, a major challenge in healthcare was the capture and storage of patient data within the central repository known as the electronic health record (EHR). Today, with many hospital systems regularly collecting data electronically, the challenge has become making sense of these data. The fi...

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    UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: WI-FI ANALYTICS AT THE SUPER BOWL

    Jan 31, 2018

    Fans who make it to Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. this weekend may not be able to get close to Eagles head coach Doug Pederson or the Patriots’ Bill Bellicheck, but they will be able to touch base with “Wi-Fi coaches” to troubleshoot Wi-Fi issues during th...


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    IN 2018, LEGAL TECH TRENDS ATTEST TO POWER OF DATA

    Jan 30, 2018

    Data becomes paramount, worldwide laws may call for contractual changes and the demand for digital services is prompting a litigation shift, according to law firm Mayer Brown. Legal tech trends in 2018 to watch for include rewriting tech contracts to account for software that learns -- think artific...

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    2018 EXECUTIVE ROUND UP – PART 3

    Jan 30, 2018

    Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s annual Executive Round Up designed to give our readers a sense for what the upcoming year is going to look like with respective to our focus technologies: big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Weighing in with their thought-leadership predic...

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    HOW MARKETERS USE DATA ANALYTICS TO REACH NEW AND EXISTING CUSTOMERS

    Jan 27, 2018

    Big data and analytics can help a business predict consumer behavior, improve decision-making across the board and determine the ROI of its marketing efforts. By addressing these aspects adequately, the business would not only be able to protect its market share, but also expand into new territories...

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    ESG SURVEY: STORAGE SPENDING HABITS BECOME ‘HYBRID-CLOUD-DEFINED’

    Jan 27, 2018

    Analyst survey finds cloud is used as a way to make storage more efficient, but organisations are also bringing cloud apps back into the datacentre and spending on in-house capacity. Use of cloud storage is on the rise as a way of gaining capacity without affecting on-premise spend. But at the same ...

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    SEPARATING GREAT DATA SCIENTISTS FROM OK DATA SCIENTISTS: STATISTICS

    Jan 26, 2018

    Data science and analytics are incredibly popular fields right now, and for good reason. As more organizations and brands launch targeted forms of customer and data collection, they’ll need to put teams in place to extract actionable intel from their databases. Even with automation and AI tool...

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    SECURITY SPENDING NOT ON MOST-EFFECTIVE CONTROLS, REPORT REVEALS

    Jan 25, 2018

    Spending on IT security continues to rise, with 78% of global organisations planning to increase their security budgets in 2018, up from 73% in 2017, according to the latest Thales data threat report. However, the report also reveals that security breaches are up sharply, with 36% of 1,200 global fi...

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    THE FUTURE OF SMART CITIES

    Jan 21, 2018

    With all of the technological advancements we’ve seen these past couple of years, the idea of a smart city is not as far-fetched as it once seemed. A more sustainable and efficient urbanscape is well within reach with the development of the internet of things (IoT) and big data analysis. It&rs...

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    IMPLICATIONS OF BIG DATA EVOLUTION ON MARKETING

    Jan 19, 2018

    In this new data-first environment, companies are diving head first into artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data lakes, and cloud-based solutions to drive their marketing efforts, while they hire every resume that contains a Data Scientist title. But these organizations need to do some ...

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    BEST PRACTICES REPORT: THE POWER OF OPERATIONALIZED ANALYTICS

    Jan 19, 2018

    The pace of business continues to increase. And the power of big data and analytics is growing. But it’s not enough to just analyze this data anymore. According to a new TDWI Best Practices Report, sponsored by SAS, businesses also need to take action on this data. In fact, operationalized ana...

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    IBM SHOWS POSITIVE REVENUE GROWTH FOR FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS

    Jan 18, 2018

    Back in October, IBM issued a third-quarter earnings report that, despite a slip in revenue, still exceeded Wall Street analysts' estimates, suggesting that the venerable IT giant may be returning to revenue growth after five-and-half years of flat results and declines. On Jan. 18, that suggesti...

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    MICROSOFT POWER BI DESKTOP HIDES ANALYTICS PAGES UNDER DEVELOPMENT

    Jan 18, 2018

    Microsoft has released a bevy of new updates to Power BI Desktop for January 2018. Power BI Desktop is the companion desktop authoring software to the company's cloud-based business intelligence and analytics platform. The updates include new reporting functionality, including the ability to hid...

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    BIG(GER) DATA IS BETTER

    Jan 18, 2018

    The power of big data is just starting to hit the marketplace. Though many organizations are still catching up with the tools they need to handle massive amounts of data easily, big data powered by analytics is providing organizations with better answers and improving intelligence in almost every in...

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    NEW SAS DATA PREPARATION GETS BIG DATA READY FOR ANALYSIS

    Jan 18, 2018

    With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, organizations need better ways to prepare it for analysis. Analytics leader SAS is now offering SAS® Data Preparation to provide analytics professionals and business users an interactive, real-time self-service application that will eas...

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    IDA JOHNSSON, PH.D. CANDIDATE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AT USC

    Jan 17, 2018

    Please give us a brief history of your path thus far toward becoming a data scientist. Specifically, what is your academic background and your current status? I’ve always liked math and I started out by getting bachelor’s degrees in economics and in mathematics in Sweden. My interest in ...

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    HADOOP 3.0 PERSPECTIVES BY HORTONWORK’S HADOOP YARN & MAPREDUCE DEVELOPMENT LEAD, VINOD KUMAR VAVILAPALLI

    Jan 16, 2018

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, recently announced Apache® Hadoop® v3.0.0, the latest version of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computin...

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    BIG DATA, ANALYTICS, AND MACHINE LEARNING CHANGING INSURANCE

    Jan 16, 2018

    Success, failure, and change in the insurance business have always been largely data-determined. But today is different. The proliferation of big data and the advent of advanced analytics and machine learning are changing the game entirely. The winners are those that can access the most relevant dat...

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    APPLE'S MACOS PLAGUED BY YET ANOTHER PASSWORD SECURITY FLAW

    Jan 16, 2018

    Today’s topics include the release of an Apple patch for another macOS password security flaw; 147 security vulnerabilities found in mobile industrial control system applications; the release of Lenovo’s Miix 630 “Always Connected PC” with Arm processors; and Google’s i...

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    CHICKEN & WAFFLES FOR DATA SCIENTISTS, HELLO DATAOPS

    Jan 15, 2018

    DevOps consolidated the developer and operations functions into one ‘workplace culture’ and so came together the previously separately plated chicken & waffles of the software engineering world into a new (apparently harmonious) union. Some even talk of DevSecOps, with security as th...

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    WHO IS SERIOUS ABOUT DATA PROTECTION?

    Jan 15, 2018

    The latest data breach in Leicester City Council, putting some of the most vulnerable in society at immediate risk from potential local predators, illustrates why it is so important to implement the recommendations of the DCMS Select Committee report Cyber Security Protection of Data Security On lin...

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    LAING O’ROURKE UNIFIES ON-SITE AND CLOUD BACKUP ON COMMVAULT

    Jan 15, 2018

    Construction company Laing O’Rourke has standardised a previously highly fragmented backup infrastructure onto a hybrid on-site/cloud setup based on Commvault. The project, which cost more than £500,000, has enabled it to unify backup for on-site, cloud and endpoint sources, do away with...

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    ABOVE THE TREND LINE YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 1/15/2018

    Jan 15, 2018

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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    SENTIENCE REIMAGINE WHAT’S NEXT FOR BIG DATA IN THE ERA OF AI

    Jan 15, 2018

    How many times have you been in a meeting and this happens: Everyone has tapped into the enterprises’ analytics capabilities, parsing through numbers and forecasts, and they come to the meeting knowing exactly what they need to do to get better results. But then, when everyone compares notes, ...

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    SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE PRODUCTS: 2017 PRODUCTS OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

    Jan 15, 2018

    The software-defined storage products selected as finalists in Storage magazine and SearchStorage's 2017 Products of the Year competition reflect the latest trends in flash, cloud and container technologies. The finalists include a mix of new and updated software-defined storage products, and ma...

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    DATA GOVERNANCE LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE FRONT LINES

    Jan 13, 2018

    It’s no surprise to anyone that the healthcare industry has been behind the pack when it comes to technology adoption. Many U.S. hospitals are starting to implement stronger data analytics tools as compared to traditional models, and with those implementations comes the need for strong data go...

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    UKTECH50 2017 CREATING AN INNOVATION CULTURE

    Jan 12, 2018

    Is there a need for IT to go through its own cultural change prior to embarking on a digitally-enabled business transformation? How do you factor in the needs of different generations in the way you approach innovation through technology? Stuart Birrell, Claire Calmejane, Marcus East and Louise McCa...

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    ALAN TURING INSTITUTE TO ADD UNIVERSITIES OF BIRMINGHAM AND EXETER TO DATA SCIENCE NETWORK

    Jan 12, 2018

    The Universities of Birmingham and Exeter are the latest higher education providers to join the Alan Turing Institute’s data science research network. The universities will join Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick, Leeds, Manchester and others in supporting the institute’s efforts to position the...

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    HOW SELF-LEARNING PROGRAMS HELP BUSINESSES SAVE TIME AND MONEY

    Jan 12, 2018

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two similar technologies that have dominated the headlines in recent months and years. Because they both can learn from experiences without constant input from programmers, businesses are increasingly looking for ways to use them to make their operati...

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    CHINA TO OPEN $2.1BN AI TECH PARK IN BEIJING

    Jan 12, 2018

    China is inching closer to its vision of becoming a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) when a technology park dedicated to deep learning and big data technologies is ready in the next five years. Located in the Mentougou district in western Beijing, the 55-hectare AI technology park, to be...

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    RETAIL BANKING REGULATIONS HIT UK WITH THE POTENTIAL OF A ‘BIG BANG’ MOMENT

    Jan 11, 2018

    The UK banking sector is at the beginning of a journey that has the potential to force financial firms to offer more services and to change the way people bank. Two separate, but closely linked, regulations are about to come into force. Both are designed to inject competition into the banking sector...

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    AUGMENTING AUDIO VISUAL WITH INTELLIGENCE AND AUTOMATION

    Jan 11, 2018

    This is the second in a series of articles exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the audio visual (AV) industry, which has its annual European flagship event, ISE2018, in February. This article looks at how artificial intelligence (AI) and sensor data driven automation might transform th...

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    THE INTERNET OF THINGS STILL LOTS FOR YOU TO LEARN

    Jan 11, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is already making a significant impact in a variety of business areas, including industrial monitoring and production, supply chain tracking, and multiple retail processes. Down the road, experts see the IoT becoming nothing less than an integral aspect of everyday life,...

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    JOE PASQUA, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTS AT MARKLOGIC

    Jan 11, 2018

    As the importance of accurate and timely data continues to grow, siloed data within the enterprise becomes more of a problem. With data silos, organizations simply can’t achieve the kind of integration necessary to speed innovation and collaboration and support more agile business operations a...

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    MACHINE LEARNING MODELS REQUIRE DEVOPS-STYLE WORKFLOWS

    Jan 11, 2018

    Big data is driving the use of AI and machine learning. But teams must be swift to embrace DevOps and re-evaluate models, according to Wikibon's James Kobielus. As 2018 gets rolling, it appears that various aspects of big data are morphing into machine learning and AI. The changes that machine l...

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    SAP S/4HANA CLOUD AND INDIRECT ACCESS WILL DOMINATE 2018

    Jan 09, 2018

    SAP is undoubtedly going through a major transition, as SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP Leonardo "system of intelligence" are becoming increasingly prominent. But questions are always there about both the technology and the business model as this digital transformation ta...

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    CLOUD FIRM SCALES CLOUDIAN OBJECT STORAGE TO 2.5PB FOR GDPR

    Jan 09, 2018

    Jersey-based cloud service provider Calligo has expanded object storage from Cloudian to around 2.5PB as it rolls out services to help customers with the impending arrival of the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018. The move comes alongside an ex...

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    MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE A BIG DEAL FOR ENTERPRISES

    Jan 09, 2018

    Now the microprocessor exploits dubbed Meltdown and Spectre have been made public, security experts believe malicious actors will be quick to incorporate them into their cyber attack arsenals, and are advising there is no time for enterprises to delay taking action. According to researchers at secur...

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    IOT PREDICTIONS 2018: WHAT WILL THE NEXT YEAR OF CONNECTEDNESS BRING?

    Jan 08, 2018

    "IoT edge analytics will continue to proliferate in connected scenarios. The concept of running analytics on the device or on a gateway (to which one or more devices are connected) is being driven by increased edge processing power and the growing amount of real-time data being trafficked. &quo...

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    BEYOND BIG DATA: WHY AI REQUIRES GETTING SMALL DATA RIGHT

    Jan 08, 2018

    The allure of capturing as much data as possible is strong. And, now that more businesses are experimenting with machine learning and AI, it’s growing stronger. When you aren’t sure what you may eventually need, might as well capture everything, right? But having more data isn’t al...

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    WHERE ARE WE WITH COMPUTER VISION?

    Jan 05, 2018

    Marketing is one of the most important variables in growing a business. Many small business owners struggle to design an effective marketing strategy for their company. The good news is that big data is opening up a lot of doors to improve marketing. Big data refers to the massive amount of data ava...

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    CIO PLANS FOR AI PROJECTS IN 2018 PUSH THE ENVELOPE

    Jan 05, 2018

    What will enterprise AI look like in 2018? In SearchCIO interviews with IT leaders at DBS Bank, Dun & Bradstreet, State Street and the city of Boston on 2018 plans, the strong consensus was for more, not less, investment in AI projects, suggesting AI's enterprise trajectory is still on an up...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLANNING BUMPS INTO DATA MANAGEMENT ISSUES

    Jan 04, 2018

    As businesses look to increasingly digitize their information, data management and data access are top concerns, according to a recent survey. “You can’t be a digital business if you don’t have your arms around data,” said Bill Wohl, chief communications officer at Commvault,...

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    SECURING BUSINESSES IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

    Jan 04, 2018

    In digital businesses, connected technologies and integrated devices like those from the internet of things are the fuel driving companies toward new business models and better outcomes. Data plays both offense and defense at these companies, keeping them ahead of their competitors. However, data&rs...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLANNING BUMPS INTO DATA MANAGEMENT ISSUES

    Jan 04, 2018

    As businesses look to increasingly digitize their information, data management and data access are top concerns, according to a recent survey. “You can’t be a digital business if you don’t have your arms around data,” said Bill Wohl, chief communications officer at Commvault,...

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    APACHE HADOOP 3.0 GOES GA, ADDS HOOKS FOR CLOUD AND GPUS

    Jan 03, 2018

    It may still have a place among screaming new technologies, but Apache Hadoop is neither quite as new nor quite as screaming as it once was. And the somewhat subdued debut of Apache Hadoop 3.0 reflects that. Case in point: In 2017, the name Hadoop was removed from the title of more than one event pr...

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    BIG DATA BEST PRACTICE MEANS A BEST-OF-BREED APPROACH

    Jan 03, 2018

    The days of operating a single vendor IT software estate are behind us. Such is the pace of innovation and change, putting all your eggs in one basket simply won’t do. Businesses need the ability to mix and match, leveraging the very best new and existing technologies for the task at hand. Now...

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    WHAT THE EU’S NEW DATA PROTECTION REGIME MEANS FOR ASEAN

    Jan 03, 2018

    A large proportion of businesses in the regional economic grouping will be affected by Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, but awareness of the new rules remains low, even in countries with existing data protection laws At Singapore’s York Hotel, customers and guests are require...

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    BIG DATA BEST PRACTICE MEANS A BEST-OF-BREED APPROACH

    Jan 03, 2018

    The days of operating a single vendor IT software estate are behind us. Such is the pace of innovation and change, putting all your eggs in one basket simply won’t do. Businesses need the ability to mix and match, leveraging the very best new and existing technologies for the task at hand. Now...

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    RANSOMWARE TO HIT CLOUD COMPUTING IN 2018, PREDICTS MIT

    Jan 02, 2018

    Ransomware targeting cloud services is one of the six biggest cyber threats likely to face organisations in 2018, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology While the trend of big data breaches is set to continue, with organisations that hold personal data topping the target list, ransom...

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    BIOSYMETRICS LAUNCHES AUGUSTA TO REVOLUTIONIZE AI IN BIOMEDICINE

    Dec 24, 2017

    BioSymetrics, Inc., a technology company that aims to transform data analytics for the biomedical industry, announced the launch of its pre-processing and analytics platform, Augusta. Augusta is a proprietary technology that allows standardized processing and integration of multiple, diverse raw dat...

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    UNSTRUCTURED DATA FOR THE SOFTWARE DRIVEN WORLD

    Dec 22, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Anthony Goonetilleke, Chief Technologist & Head of Product at Amdocs, observes how the world is built on unstructured data and the first service providers and enterprise vendors that can traverse through its lakes will get a seat at the table. It’s no longer ...

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    4 WAYS TO USE BIG DATA IN EMPLOYEE TRAINING

    Dec 22, 2017

    Big data and the technologies behind it have become one of the major factors driving modern business. An IDG Research study found that 80 percent of large enterprises and 63 percent of smaller companies were using or planning to deploy big data solutions. Collecting and analyzing the information gat...

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    AWS SECURITY AUTOMATION PROTECTS SENSITIVE DATA, WORKLOADS

    Dec 22, 2017

    The public cloud amplifies some enterprises' security concerns, but fortunately, public cloud providers offer tools to calm those fears. In particular, AWS provides a growing menu of services that guard precious resources and support a high level of automation. The pace of cloud application deve...

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    IT CHANNEL PARTNERS: A LOOK AHEAD AT 2018

    Dec 22, 2017

    Taking a step back may shed some light on what’s ahead next year for IT channel partners. A look at the top Channel Marker blog posts of 2017 as measured by page views reveals reader interest in next-generation networking, IT security, the internet of things (IoT), data management, marketing t...

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    IOT AND AI INNOVATE CONSTRUCTION AND MINING

    Dec 22, 2017

    The use of IoT and AI has already transformed many industries, with the combination of connectivity, big data, machine learning and increased processing power from GPUs making its mark in healthcare, manufacturing and government. At Nvidia Corp.'s recent GPU Technology Conference in Japan, we go...

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    TOSHIBA, HPE HEAD 2017 STORAGE ACQUISITIONS

    Dec 22, 2017

    The planned $17.7 billion sale of Toshiba's memory business that created lots of headlines in 2017 has yet to close, but there were other completed storage acquisitions that rocked the enterprise data storage world during the year. Most notably in 2017 storage acquisitions, Hewlett Packard Enter...

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    INFORMATION BUILDERS HELPS COMPANIES ASSESS BOTTOM LINE IMPACT OF DATA QUALITY INITIATIVES

    Dec 21, 2017

    Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, unveiled the latest version of its Omni-Gen™ Data Quality Edition. The unified platform combines powerful data integration and cleansing technologies to ensure data accessibility, consistenc...

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    SOUTH KOREA TO SPEND MORE ON BIG DATA AND IOT

    Dec 21, 2017

    South Korean companies are expected to spend more in emerging technologies as well as move more workloads to the cloud in the coming year. Faced with digital disruption by more nimble startups, South Korean companies, especially banks and retailers, are now catching up after years of under-investmen...

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    YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP APPOINTS FIRST CHIEF DATA AND ANALYTICS OFFICER

    Dec 20, 2017

    Yoox Net-A-Porter Group has appointed Alessia Kosagowsky as its chief data and analytics officer, a newly created role. The online fashion retailer developed the position on its senior leadership team to help develop the firm’s use of data to provide a better service for customers. “With...

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    CIO TRENDS 2018 AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND

    Dec 20, 2017

    Many Australian organizations are demonstrating resilience in the face of change by cutting through the hype and building new technological capabilities that have transformed their organizations. These e-guide highlights strategies to help make emerging technologies such as big data analytics, artif...

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    BRINGING DEVOPS AGILITY TO THE EDGE WITH APIS

    Dec 20, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Philipp Schöne, Product Manager, Platform as a Service and IoT at Axway, discusses the critical role DevOps play in enabling IoT for modern enterprises. Philipp is responsible for building and evolving PaaS Products such as AMPLIFY API Management and works closely...

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    SHALINI AGARWAL, DIRECTOR, ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT AT LINKEDIN

    Dec 20, 2017

    I recently caught up with Shalini Agarwal, Director, Engineering and Product at LinkedIn, to discuss how we need more data scientists to make our applications smarter; however we can make them more efficient and accomplish more with data scientists by having automated workflows and tools. These tool...

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    HOW SQL SERVER CONTAINERS CAN HELP EASE DATABASE DEPLOYMENT

    Dec 20, 2017

    Starting with SQL Server 2017, you can run database instances in Docker containers on Linux systems in addition to the Windows ones supported in the 2016 version. Containers provide greater flexibility for implementing SQL Server and make the deployment process easier and faster. However, getting st...

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    INNOVATIONS THAT IOT WILL DRIVE IN 2018

    Dec 20, 2017

    The internet of things is still in its relative infancy, and in 2018 there will be some significant milestones achieved that will showcase the possibilities that an IoT world will bring. So without further ado, here are my top five IoT-related predictions for 2018: 2018 will be the year that the com...

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    SMART NETWORK MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS, AUTOMATION ON TAP IN 2018

    Dec 20, 2017

    Smarter network management software, more automation and less clutter in branch offices will be among the key developments shaping networking as the new year unfolds. The integration of analytics within network management products to make them more intuitive and proactive is a bellwether development...

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    IMPACT OF BIG DATA IN MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESSES

    Dec 19, 2017

    Now, the big question is what makes a great app? For quite a long time now, this question has been debated among experts. When you talk about what is crucial to the success of mobile application development, you can’t ignore the major contributions of analytics or big data. The millions upon m...

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    HOW INNOVATION IS CHANGING THE ANALYTICS LANDSCAPE

    Dec 19, 2017

    Cloud, automation, and emerging intelligent platforms are just beginning to reshape the analytics landscape. Cloud has become a formidable force altering business models, project delivery, architecture, and team structures. Automation has expedited and eliminated traditional processes. Intelligent a...

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    INDUSTRY EXPERTS PREDICT PROGRESS IN INTEGRATING AI, BIG DATA IN 2018

    Dec 15, 2017

    Big changes are coming in the big data and analytics arena, and IT decision-makers should prepare for major advances in 2018. The most significant big data trend is the increased integration of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, but metadata management and global data fabrics will al...

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    SKYPE INTERVIEWS CARVES OUT TIME FOR JOB SEEKERS AND EMPLOYERS

    Dec 15, 2017

    The software giant has added a scheduling component to Skype Interviews, a browser-based tool that serves as an alternative to in-person job interviews, particularly for employers looking to fill software development roles. In addition to video-calling features, Skype Interviews includes a real-time...

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    NETFLIX IS WATCHING YOU. WE'RE ALL WATCHING YOU

    Dec 15, 2017

    Over the weekend, people got a bit freaked out when Netflix sent out a cheeky tweet, indicating that it was tracking views of its original movie, The Christmas Prince. Netflix, in essence, has admitted it is analyzing viewership metadata the same way that popular news and editorial websites (yes, li...

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    CONNECTED CAR SECURITY OUTFIT UPSTREAM SECURITY SNAGS $9 MILLION IN FUNDING

    Dec 14, 2017

    Upstream Security has secured $9 million in a Series A funding round and plans to use the investment to expand further in the US and Europe. On Wednesday, the company said in a statement that the funding round, led by Charles River Ventures (CRV), includes cash injections from Israeli-based Glilot C...

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    AI MIGHT JUST LIVE UP TO ALL THE HYPE ONE DAY

    Dec 14, 2017

    If AI isn’t the most hyped technology of the 21st century, it’s certainly right up there with earlier manias for mobile, virtual reality, the internet of things, and big data. Companies large and small feel pressure to claim they use AI in some key way to drive their business. But does A...

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    WHAT 2018 HOLDS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK

    Dec 13, 2017

    The digital workplace will fundamentally change the way we work. Established and emerging technologies play a big part in this, but our day to day work and the way organizations manage this work is undergoing a radical shift. Gartner VP Matthew W Cain and Gartner research director Helen Poitevin out...

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    PREDICTIONS 2018: HOW DATA MANAGEMENT WILL BE EVOLVING

    Dec 13, 2017

    Data management takes up a wide swath of time, power and man-hours on a daily basis inside an IT system. It also can be the most complicated part of any IT system. Think I’m kidding? Take a look at QuinStreet’s Webopedia page on data management and see how many different components and/o...

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    NUANCE EXPANDS COGNITIVE INNOVATION GROUP: A LOOK AT VOICE USER INTERFACES, AI, ANALYTICS

    Dec 13, 2017

    Nuance said it will expand its Cognitive Innovation Group, which is designed to use machine learning and artificial intelligence for customer service, to enable more enterprises to experiment with conversational platforms and analytics. The company's Cognitive Innovation Group (CIG) initially la...

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    BAIDU EMBRACES SINGLE-SOCKET AMD EPYC CHIPS

    Dec 13, 2017

    Baidu, the Chinese internet search provider and leader in artificial intelligence, today announced the immediate availability of AMD EPYC-powered AI, big data, and cloud computing (ABC) services. The deciding factor in Baidu choosing EPYC seems to be the performance offered by the platform when conf...

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    GOOGLE ANALYTICS 101: EXECUTIVE'S GUIDE TO MEASURING BUSINESS DATA

    Dec 12, 2017

    If you want to improve the experience of your website or app, or maybe you want to ensure the success of your business, you need to be analyzing user behavior. Google describes Google Analytics as a web analytics service, which anyone with a Google account can use for free. It provides statistics an...

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    AT&T LABS' MAZIN GILBERT ON AI, QUANTUM COMPUTING, DATA COLLABORATION AND 5G

    Dec 12, 2017

    Dr. Mazin Gilbert, AT&T Labs' vice president of advanced technology, is placing his research bets on software defined infrastructure, big data, artificial intelligence and ways to scale and optimize the telecom giant's network. But first Gilbert needs some help from the open source commu...

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    HEAP ANALYTICS ADDRESSES THE LAST MILE OF MOBILE CUSTOMER ANALYTICS

    Dec 12, 2017

    It's little surprise that customer 360 has consistently proven one of the most common big data analytics use cases. There is huge upside from understanding your customers as it's far more lucrative to cross-sell or upsell existing customers compared to prospecting for new ones for one basic ...

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    DIGITAL POLICIES CREATE OPPORTUNITIES

    Dec 12, 2017

    When you were a kid, your mother probably told you not to do certain things because they were too dangerous. And that was a reasonable response if you were five years old and wanted to jump off the roof to see if you could fly. But that sort of all-or-nothing approach is too simplistic for business ...

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    FRAUD DETECTION STARTUP SIMILITY RAISES $17.5 MILLION FROM ACCEL, PAYPAL, OTHERS

    Dec 12, 2017

    Simility, which develops a fraud detection platform that uses machine learning, has announced a $17.5 million round of funding led by Accel, with participation from new strategic investor PayPal. Existing investors The Valley Fund and Trinity Ventures also contributed. Founded in 2014, Palo Alto-bas...

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    AMAZON WEB SERVICES ADDS MORE DATA AND ML SERVICES, BUT WHEN IS ENOUGH ENOUGH?

    Dec 11, 2017

    Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy invoked the Lauren Hill song "Everything is Everything" at last week's re:Invent event in Las Vegas to underscore his assertion that AWS has more than twice the number of services of any other public cloud. The question is, will the services catalog e...

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    ABOVE THE TREND LINE YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 12/11/2017

    Dec 11, 2017

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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    OPERATIONALIZING DATA SCIENCE

    Dec 10, 2017

    In the video presentation below, Joel Horwitz, Vice President, Partnerships, Digital Business Group for IBM Analytics, discusses what it means to “operationalize data science” – basically what it means to harden the ops behind running data science platforms. Over the past 3-4 years...

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    FOUR WAYS BAD DATA IS BAD FOR BUSINESS

    Dec 09, 2017

    More businesses today are realizing the power of leveraging data for competitive advantage. But for data to be a true business driver, the data needs to be something that business users can easily find and trust to feel confident in using the data for business insight and analysis. Too many companie...

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    DELL BOOMI’S FALL RELEASE HELPS ENTERPRISES UNLOCK THE POWER OF THE CONNECTED BUSINESS

    Dec 09, 2017

    Dell Boomi (Boomi) announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release of Boomi’s flagship cloud integration technology. The release adds new integration accelerators, and features to fortify data insights, security and compliance.Boomi exists to help enterprises connect everything and engage ...

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    RESEARCH OF 1,001 DATA SCIENTIST LINKEDIN PROFILES

    Dec 07, 2017

    Data science is a super-hot topic and the data scientist job is the sexiest job of the 21st century according to the Harvard Business Review. But how does one actually become a data scientist? For you it doesn’t really matter how others became data scientists. What you are interested in is whe...

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    TRANSFORM YOUR BI AND ANALYTICS FOR BIG DATA

    Dec 07, 2017

    Data is evolving
    So it's not surprising that the worlds of business intelligence (BI), self-service data exploration, and analytics are also in their own state of metamorphosis.
    What happens when you pair these three disciplines with big data technology?
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    IOT SECTOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: 2017 UPDATE

    Dec 06, 2017

    Deal volume year to date is up slightly, compared to the same period in 2016. However, 2016 is proving to be the record year in IoT M&A in terms of dollar volume, with its multibillion-dollar deals such as ARM, Fleetmatics and Jasper. For 2017 year to date, we have seen a total of 106 transactio...

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    JOB SEARCHES REVEAL TOP SKILLS FOR TECH POSITIONS

    Dec 06, 2017

    A new report by jobs site Indeed shows skills in JavaScript library React are becoming critical to land jobs. Also important is cloud computing know-how. Job hunters who know the ins and outs of Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud computing platform, have pretty bright prospects, according to ne...

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    WHAT INTEL'S BOB ROGERS LOOKS FOR WHEN HIRING DATA SCIENTISTS

    Dec 05, 2017

    In a recent talk at Harvard University, Bob Rogers, Intel’s chief data scientist, explained what he looks for when hiring data scientists. CIOs well-versed in the must-have traits of a business intelligence expert but with limited exposure to data scientists might want to take note. “Whe...

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    THE FLAT BACKUP, OR BACKUP-LESS BACKUP, DATA PROTECTION OPTION

    Dec 04, 2017

    With snapshot-based backup techniques and copy data management, you can effectively recover lost or damaged data without relying on traditional backup software. Traditional backup typically makes copies of any files and database tables that have changed since the last backup to a storage device on a...

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    TRENDS IN DATA STORAGE 2018: FIVE HOT TECHS TO WATCH

    Dec 04, 2017

    Our hot data storage technology trends for 2018 include predictive storage analytics, ransomware protection, converged secondary storage, multi-cloud and NVMe over Fabrics. As the sun sets on 2017 and rises over 2018 we once again present the technologies and trends in data storage that we think wil...

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    THE DATA CENTER NETWORK MANAGER'S GUIDE TO THE FUTURE

    Dec 03, 2017

    Expect data center networks and interconnects between DCs and cloud providers to get both denser and faster, while topologies continue to evolve. Data center network design trends have always been toward higher speeds and more endpoints, with pendulum swings around "flatness." Right now, w...

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    VELOCLOUD TAKES AIM AT OUTCOME-DRIVEN NETWORKING

    Dec 03, 2017

    With corporate network evolution focused on performance, adaptability and lower cost, it begs the question: Can the corporate SD-WAN network optimise on outcomes? Can corporate managers translate desired business outcomes into network performance requirements? Some solution elements are well known: ...

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    WE'RE LIVING IN A GLOBAL BETA TEST TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL AND ETHICAL BOUNDARIES OF DATA COLLECTION

    Dec 01, 2017

    In the fast-expanding world of ubiquitous personal data, sometimes it feels like we’re living in an enormous global beta test to work out what’s acceptable and what’s not.

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    IOT DATA AND AI WILL DEFINE THE NEXT GENERATION OF BUSINESS

    Dec 01, 2017

    Earlier this May I wrote that, following a year where the internet of things found the mainstream, 2017 would be the year for IoT acceptance, appetite and evolution. Key trends highlighted in the article, like security, strategic partnering and public sector uptake, were all central to the Internet ...

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    TRANSPORT RESEARCHERS GET 2PB OF SCALITY OBJECT STORAGE

    Nov 30, 2017

    Transport Systems Catapult retires ageing NetApp filers with 2PB of Scality object storage in a £1.5m project that future proofs the organisation with built-in DR.


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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGIES: PROGRESS IN TELECOM, BANKING

    Nov 30, 2017

    Ovum, a market research firm based in London, studied 14 industries based on more than 6,300 interviews with senior IT executives worldwide. The company asked respondents to rate their organizations against several steps Ovum identified as central to digital transformation. Those steps included taki...

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    TOP IT PREDICTIONS IN APAC IN 2018

    Nov 30, 2017

    Artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, blockchain and cyber security have made the headlines for much of 2017. These megatrends are not showing any signs of abating, going by the crystal-ball gazing of technology suppliers in recent weeks. We take a look at the top IT trends that are likely ...

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    APACHE IMPALA, A NATIVE ANALYTICS DATABASE FOR HADOOP

    Nov 29, 2017

    Apache Impala itself is an analytic database for Apache Hadoop, the open source software framework used for distributed storage and processing of dataset of big data.

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    CRACKING GENOMIC CODES WITH THE CLOUD

    Nov 29, 2017

    With the genome of half the world’s population expected to be sequenced by 2025, scientists are bracing themselves for the staggering volume of data that they will need to deal with.

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    CHANGING HOW WE RE-SKILL IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION

    Nov 29, 2017

    Over the past few years, as artificial intelligence, automation, and other advanced technologies have emerged as the next wave of disruption to confront the IT industry, two realities have become crystal clear.

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    HOW YOUR DEVOPS TEAM SHOULD PROCURE USER FEEDBACK

    Nov 28, 2017

    For DevOps teams to make a successful product (and maintain that product to improve user retention), they need to understand how people are using the app, and what they think about it. In DevOps, everything revolves around communication between product managers, software developers, and operations p...

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    SUMO LOGIC GETS REAL (TIME) ON CONTINUOUS INTELLIGENCE INTO MICROSERVICES

    Nov 28, 2017

    Cloud-native machine data analytics platform company Sumo Logic has rolled out a unified logs and metrics solution designed to improve the ‘customer experience’ of applications running on Kubernetes and Docker.

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    OVERCOMING COMMON ROADBLOCKS TO 'DATA VAULT' DEVELOPMENT

    Nov 28, 2017

    Devlin believes that data warehouse developers (Ed – is that actually a role and a ‘thing’ already?) have historically walked a narrow line between data quality and business agility.

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    FOCUS ON INNOVATION AND AI IN GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

    Nov 27, 2017

    The government’s Industrial Strategy whitepaper aims to make the UK the “the most innovative nation by 2030” and commits to investing further £275m in Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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    UK RISKS MISSING OUT ON LARGE SHARE OF DIGITAL INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION SPEND

    Nov 27, 2017

    We are currently amid an industrial revolution which is transforming every sector, but uncertainty in the UK brought on by Brexit might mean the UK does not get a good share of the massive tech business opportunity.

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    MOSCOW TO BUILD ON ITS SMART CITY CREDENTIALS

    Nov 27, 2017

    Moscow’s government is taking advantage of high penetration of broadband and mobile internet to expand innovative services under the Russian capital’s smart city programme.

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    BUILD IOT APPS THE EASY WAY

    Nov 26, 2017

    Many organisations can benefit from rolling out internet of things (IoT) applications. Manufacturers managing customer equipment, from fitness-trackers to aeroplanes; transport and utility companies monitoring for performance metrics and faults; healthcare companies checking on patient wellbeing via...

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    SHOULD MANUFACTURING SECTOR WORKERS FEAR OR WELCOME NEW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY?

    Nov 21, 2017

    When technologies known as disruptive are introduced to any industry one thing is usually certain: humans will be replaced. Workers quite rightly worry when their jobs can be done by machines. Employers do little to alleviate these worries with many of them salivating over the huge savings they can ...

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    CLOUD NATIVE SERIES: INTERANA ON A CASE OF THE COMMON CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2017

    Interana is a specialist in interactive behavioural analytics software for digital businesses its technology works to process the ‘temporal nature of data’ with tools designed to visualise the nature of data metrics changes over time in order to attempt to understand complex user behavio...

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    IBM INTRODUCES NEW SOFTWARE TO EASE ADOPTION OF AI, MACHINE LEARNING AND DEEP LEARNING

    Nov 17, 2017

    IBM announced new software to deliver faster time to insight for high-performance data analytics (HPDA) workloads, such as Spark, Tensor Flow and Caffé, for AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Based on the same software, which will be deployed for the Department of Energy’s CORAL Su...

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    WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION BY CATHY O’NEIL

    Nov 14, 2017

    Normally the books I review for insideBIGDATA play the role of cheerleader for our focus on technologies like big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. They typically promote the notion that utilizing enterprise data assets to their fullest extent will lead to the improvement o...

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    NO "END OF JOBS": DEBUNKING THE CYCLICAL AI/ROBOTICS HYPE

    Nov 12, 2017

    The first recorded prophecies of the “death of work” came in the later days of the Roman Empire where the spread of water wheels led to collapse in the price of slaves in Dalmatia. In the 16th Century clockwork automata (alias robots) were fashionable and about as useful as most of the d...

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    NUTANIX ACROPOLIS SERVICES EXPAND FOR CLOUD, DEVELOPER NEEDS

    Nov 08, 2017

    Nutanix today laid out its plans to add services for developers to its Enterprise Cloud OS software. These include a Nutanix Acropolis Object Storage Service and Acropolis Cloud Compute. The hyper-converged pioneer will also add a Nutanix App Marketplace to its Calm cloud application and orchestrati...

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    REDEFINING OPENSTACK: ADDRESSING IDENTITY AND INTEGRATION FOR ENTERPRISE-READINESS

    Nov 08, 2017

    The OpenStack Foundation opens up about the work it is doing to address the open source cloud platform's identity crisis and integration issues, as part of its continuing pursuit to improve the technology's enterprise-readiness

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    THE PROLIFERATION OF DATA SCIENCE TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY

    Nov 07, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Matthew Mahowald, Lead Data Scientist and Software Engineer for Open Data Group, shares his perspectives on how the speed at which tech and tools have been developed, has caused problems with the way analytic deployment is made possible.

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    HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS WITH IOT

    Nov 06, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Dan Kiely, Chief Executive Officer at Voxpro, discusses how and when companies can use IoT data to strengthen customer relationships by discussing the 5 customer truths – prediction, insight, community, personalization and humanization – for engaging custom...

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    VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE IS STEEPED IN TECHNOLOGY AND POLICY

    Nov 06, 2017

    Improving patient health outcomes through value-based approaches requires skills from physicians, analysis from technology pros and guidance from federal regulators.

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    ENGINEERING IOT DATA TO BE AGILE, SMART AND VALUABLE

    Nov 06, 2017

    As more industries explore the boundless business opportunities inherent in IoT connectivity, new use cases are being developed every day. From smart thermostats and health-monitoring wearables to connected cars, innovative devices and systems are poised to generate revenue throughout the IoT ecosys...

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    VALUE-BASED MODELS OF CARE DEPEND ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

    Nov 06, 2017

    As healthcare shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care, health systems and physician groups are using advanced technology to achieve better care at lower cost.

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    ATSCALE ACCELERATES BIG DATA ANALYTICS DEPLOYMENTS IN THE CLOUD

    Nov 04, 2017

    AtScale announced the availability of a universal semantic platform for business intelligence (BI) with Microsoft Azure HDInsight. With this offering, in one click, enterprises gain faster time to insight by deploying Big Data Analytics on Azure in minutes, and benefit from an enhanced ROI by runnin...

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    FROM THE WHITE HOUSE TO IBM WATSON TECHNOLOGY WITH PHYLLIS SCHNECK

    Nov 01, 2017

    The managing director at Promontory Financial Group, now part of IBM, talks about supercomputers, cryptography applications and her start in computer science. Phyllis Schneck: My dad was a NASA computer scientist.

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    AWS DATABASE SERVICES AURORA, DYNAMODB EYE DISTRIBUTED APPS

    Nov 01, 2017

    AWS fills in more gaps in its database and storage services to give customers better reliability across global regions, automated provisioning and cheaper data retrieval. Amazon continues to fill gaps in its AWS database services for customers with distributed systems in an increasingly competitive ...

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    PROCESS MINING – LEVELLING THE PLAYING FIELD IN THE CULTURE OF IMMEDIACY

    Oct 31, 2017

    Over the past decade, almost every industry has been overturned by digital disruptors. Same-day delivery, restaurant food on demand and mini cabs at the touch of a button are the norm: and this “Amazon effect” has transformed customer expectations across every sector.

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    LOST IN TRANSLATION: BIG DATA INNOVATION IS MISSING THE POINT

    Oct 30, 2017

    Business Intelligence (BI) as currently practiced, on premise or in the cloud, with new tools or old, does not work. Why? Recent innovation in Big Data has focused on the wrong problem: building a better mouse trap, rather than innovating the entire approach.

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    LOST IN TRANSLATION: BIG DATA INNOVATION IS MISSING THE POINT

    Oct 30, 2017

    Business Intelligence (BI) as currently practiced, on premise or in the cloud, with new tools or old, does not work. Why? Recent innovation in Big Data has focused on the wrong problem: building a better mouse trap, rather than innovating the entire approach.

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    LOST IN TRANSLATION: BIG DATA INNOVATION IS MISSING THE POINT

    Oct 30, 2017

    Business Intelligence (BI) as currently practiced, on premise or in the cloud, with new tools or old, does not work. Why? Recent innovation in Big Data has focused on the wrong problem: building a better mouse trap, rather than innovating the entire approach.

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    CUSTOMER DATA ANALYTICS A SLAM DUNK FOR THE SPURS

    Oct 30, 2017

    The San Antonio Spurs adopted Kore Software to build on top of its CRM to help with customer experience. Sports was one of the first industries driving awareness of data analytics to the average sports fan, as retrospective data analysis began influencing in-game decision-making, as well as roster d...

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    DEEP LEARNING VS. MACHINE LEARNING FOR BUSINESS OUTCOMES: A DATA SCIENTIST’S PERSPECTIVE

    Oct 27, 2017

    In this special guest feature, Arvin Hsu, Senior Director of Data Science and Machine Learning for GoodData, discusses that despite the two terms being used interchangeably, deep learning and machine learning are very different in terms of the business problems they solve and the outcomes they enabl...

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    HITACHI VANTARA LAUNCHES PENTAHO 8.0 INTO GLOBAL DATASPHERE

    Oct 27, 2017

    The Pentaho brand is now a fully signed up card-carrying element of Hitachi Vantara. But making good on its promise to invest in what was a company and is now a brand/product, the PentahoWorld 2017 user conference saw Hitachi Vantara launch the the Pentaho 8.0 version release.

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    EXPLORING MICROSOFT R OPEN, R SERVER FOR ADVANCED ANALYTICS

    Oct 25, 2017

    Learn about the features and components of the Microsoft R family of predictive analytics tools, which includes Microsoft R Open, Microsoft R Client and Microsoft R Server.

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    INSIDE THE SAP BUSINESSOBJECTS PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TOOL SUITE

    Oct 24, 2017

    The SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics suite of on-premises and cloud-based tools can be used by data scientists, analytics professionals, as well as less technical teams.

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    “ABOVE THE TREND LINE” – YOUR INDUSTRY RUMOR CENTRAL FOR 10/23/2017

    Oct 23, 2017

    Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floatin...

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