Avoid Failure in Self-Service Analytics
Self-service analytics is becoming a popular option, but there are some steps professionals should use to make sure that they are interpreting results correctly, working well with others, and avoiding mishaps in reporting.
In the Aftermath of a Cyberattack
As hackers continue ramping up their attacks everyone involved in IoT -- manufacturers, integrators, and customers -- has to improve their defenses.
Avoid the Danger Zone of Metrics
Organizations love metrics, particularly those that show success, but it's crucial to define metrics that truly track progress toward corporate goals.
Are You Really Ready for Intelligent Automation?
AI and automation are being combined in different ways to complete tasks more efficiently than humans. Every business will be impacted by intelligent automation sooner than may be apparent, so the time to think about it is now.
10 Best US Cities for Tech Jobs in 2017
These metro areas have seen the biggest gains in software jobs over the last five years. You might be surprised by where some cities rank, and which noted tech employer missed the cut.
How the Cloud Can Help Cure Cancer
The experience of Angelina Jolie highlights how cloud computing can help address cancer by cutting the cost of genomic sequencing and enabling data sharing.
Cloud Vendor Lock-In a Risk Worth Taking
New Forrester research finds that prices for AWS and Azure are still competitive, but customers should be wary of lock-in on SasS products such as Salesforce and Oracle.
Hiring Trend: Machine Learning Reduces Bias, Increases Applicant Pool
Unilever is using machine learning tools to increase the pool of entry level applicants and then test and evaluates candidates in the pool to cull those who are the best fits. Adding machine learning tools reduces bias, increases diversity, and makes the whole process more efficient, according to Unilever.
QVC: Real-Time Data is the Future of ECommerce
In its 31-year history, home shopping TV channel QVC has always faced the limitations of time -- just 168 hours a week to sell its products. Here's how real-time data feeds have changed the company's marketing efforts.
Capta: The data of Conscious Experience
Phenomenological researchers say "capta" is the "data of the conscious experience." Is there room for this kind of data in analytics? How should analytics pros use it?
How to Build Resilient Work Teams
It takes internal "grit" to cope with business and technology changes. Lynn Christensen of Workday shares some advice on building resilience.
An IT Revolution Approaches
For all of the talk about IT playing a key role in innovation, those maintenance tasks that "keep the train running" don't leave much time for innovation.
Your New Biometric Password May Be Your Veins
Will the veins in your hand be the biometric identifier to unlock your medical records at every healthcare provider, insurer, and pharmacy? Here's a look at how this is being used today.
How Voice Assistants Impact SEO, Machine Learning
Amazon is making an impact in voice search with its Amazon Echo and Alexa ecosystem of products. The rise of Alexa shows how machine learning strategy ultimately becomes an effective sales and business strategy.
The 10 'Perks' IT Workers Want Most
Most job seekers don't look for specific perks, but the things an employer offers can provide a valuable glimpse into the corporate culture.
Carlsberg Danmark Fixes Field Data Operations with BPM
Field workers often create Excel spreadsheets to track data and run their processes. But what happens when there are dozens of these? Here's how Carlsberg Danmark centralized business process management, created an orderly system with consistent data, and saved hundreds of hours in backoffice time.