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Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2017
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Five Ways Big Data is Transforming Epidemics
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Big data and analytical tools have transformed every industry from healthcare to retail to government, and now are transforming the way epidemics are approached.
By Nita Madhav, Senior Director of Data Science for Metabiota , 6/8/2017
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Cloud Power, Fear of Lock-in Grows Among IT Managers
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Mary Meeker's Global Internet Trends: As the digital age expands, so does fear of technology lock-in by cloud vendors.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/2/2017
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New Tech Humanizing Analytics for the Masses
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
We have entered the immersive age, where machines are controlled with human gestures and voice, and the concept presents an exciting future for analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 6/2/2017
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IoT Enabling a Path to Better Health
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IoT data from healthcare wearables and patient devices has only just begun to change the way hospitals treat patients, but advances will continue through the analytic insights they provide.
By Randy Lea, Vice President, Teradata , 5/31/2017
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AI Works Better with Human Intelligence, Too
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2017
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Future of Data Summit Tackles AI, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
Learn about how real-world enterprise organizations are advancing projects in AI, machine learning, virtual reality, and more, to add value for consumers and drive revenues.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/14/2017
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Build the Right Team for Big Data Success
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You may have been successful with a center of excellence for your business intelligence or analytics practice. But big data success requires a different approach, a bus.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/28/2017
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How to Avoid Big Data Mistakes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If data is important to your company, then creating a data governance program is as essential to the business as an accounting program.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2017
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IoT And Privacy: Turning Pitfalls Into Benefits
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/16/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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How To Tackle Today's Data Quality Challenges
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If your data quality is suspect, your analytics program may also be doomed. Here's a look at today's data quality challenges and how to tackle them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/13/2017
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Self-Service Analytics Are A Necessity
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Users want answers to burning questions, but IT and the data team can't tackle them all at once. Self-service analytics help organizations triage problem-solving by providing many of the insights business users need.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/8/2017
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Big Data Facts Highlight Its Trendsetting Surge
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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As big data takes hold in the business world, the cloud enables small and mid-sized businesses to take advantage of the concept.
By Curt Cornum, Vice President-Chief Solution Architect, Insight Enterprises , 2/2/2017
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Kinetica Uses GPUs for Advanced In-Database Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
GPU-accelerated databases aren't new, and they're not all that popular, but that will likely change over time. Here are some of Kinetica's latest improvements and why that matters to big pharma company GSK.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/24/2017
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3 Ways Shadow Analytics May Be Working Against You
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Analytics is popping up in more functional areas of businesses, outside of IT's control. Like BYOB, the trend is inevitable. How will your organization manage it?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/16/2017
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Why Healthcare is Behind the Data Curve
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The healthcare sector has been trailing industries such as banking and retail when it comes to adoption of data analytics, but a growing number of success stories in healthcare provide proof of concept for other organizations to get on board.
By Jeremy Achin, CEO of DataRobot , 1/4/2017
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Machine Learning, Analytics Offer Untapped Potential, McKinsey Says
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Incorporating data analytics' value into corporate culture is essential to competing against digital disruptors. InformationWeek interviewed McKinsey partner and lead researcher Michael Chui about a new report addressing competition in a data-driven era.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/29/2016
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Self-Service Access, Cloud Drive Big Data Value
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Data governance has emerged as a top concern, and business intelligence remains the top workload for big data technology Hadoop, according to the third edition of the Big Data Maturity Survey.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/20/2016
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The Technology Economy Shuffles The C-Suite
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Chief Data 0fficers have been on the rise in enterprise organizations for the past few years. Do they belong in the IT organization, or should they have their own organization?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/18/2016
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