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5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices
Slideshows  |  2/19/2018
Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted more collaboration between developers and IT operations. Data scientists and data science teams face similar challenges, which DevOps concepts can help address.
Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
Commentary  |  2/16/2018
Senior executives who have been making hollow promises about embracing data-driven strategies need to be convinced that now is the time for real action. Here are some ways that data professionals can gain the support they need.
5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
News  |  2/15/2018
The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
Commentary  |  2/15/2018
Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
Commentary  |  2/14/2018
While some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are rapidly coming to a close, new avenues are beginning to open.
Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
News  |  2/14/2018
Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits.
Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
Commentary  |  2/14/2018
If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
Slideshows  |  2/13/2018
Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more. As the systems collect and generate data, there are opportunities to use the new streams in innovative ways.
The Future of Information Technology is Intelligence
Commentary  |  2/12/2018
Traditional IT has to make way for the intelligence-based business model.
Train Today's Workforce for Tomorrow's Tech
Commentary  |  2/12/2018
CEOs are investing more in advanced technologies such as AI, but they aren't planning to invest in retraining their workforces for this technology. A new report from Accenture recommends taking a different approach.
Careers in 2018: Tips from a Top Analytics Recruiter
News  |  2/8/2018
Top quantitative executive recruiter Linda Burtch of Burtchworks provides insight into how to keep yourself competitive in data science, business intelligence, and other analytics-related careers. Here's how to get ready for a future of new technology, including AI, natural language processing, and IoT.
Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning
News  |  2/6/2018
If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.
Will Digital Transformation Create or Eliminate Enterprise IT Jobs?
Commentary  |  2/5/2018
So, the question arises: Is digital transformation good for the IT professional's career?
Making AI Safe for Civilized Society
Commentary  |  2/2/2018
There are plenty of concerns about the safety of artificial intelligence, and it's up to humans to set the standards for safe uses of the technology.
5 Keys to Asking Better Questions of Data Scientists
Slideshows  |  2/1/2018
Some enterprises struggle to drive business value from data science efforts because the business and data scientists are not communicating or collaborating well. Here are five things you can do to improve the cross-functional relationships and ROI.
Targeted Advertising TRIGGERS Age Discrimination Law Suit
Commentary  |  2/1/2018
Employers can USE social media services AND demographic DATA TO target their employment ads TO reach only people of a certain age. But IS that ethical OR even legal?
CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World
News  |  1/31/2018
Research shows that chief data officers are helping their organizations turn data into dollars.
Disasters: Tech to Map Human Behavior in Crises
News  |  1/31/2018
With the rise in attacks on stadiums, airports, and concerts, along with the increased severity of natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, researchers at Embry-Riddle are studying how humans behave on the worst days of their lives.
The Business Case for AI
Commentary  |  1/31/2018
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
Analytic Systems are No Good Unless They Are CRAP
Commentary  |  1/30/2018
If you are creating an analytics system, make sure you you pay attention to these four words -- Creative, Responsive, Adaptable, and Productivity.
Dev and Some Ops: Reliving the Clear Fad of the 90s
Commentary  |  1/29/2018
Don't treat DevOps as a fad by failing to bring everyone in operations on board.
AI: Here Today, Everywhere Tomorrow?
Commentary  |  1/26/2018
Lots of enterprises have a long way to go before they roll out AI-based applications. Where are you on the path to AI?
Public APIs: Advice for a Producer
Commentary  |  1/26/2018
If your company is exploring the possibility of sharing internal data through public APIs, here are some considerations that you should address.
Dev and Security Adjustments to Prepare for GDPR
Commentary  |  1/25/2018
Adoption of DevOps can help organizations comply with GDPR and other privacy standards by building security into software from the start.
Affective Analytics and the Human Emotional Experience
Commentary  |  1/24/2018
Whether you are happy, grumpy, excited, or sad, a computer wants to know and can initiate affective analytics.
4 Ways TO Improve DATA Storytelling
Commentary  |  1/23/2018
DATA storytelling can HELP organizations convey the message of DATA TO customers, employees, shareholders, AND other audiences. Here are a few ways TO DO it more effectively.
Use IoT to Accelerate Digital Transformation
Commentary  |  1/18/2018
The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require integrating that data into the systems used for key decisions.
FROM Buzzword TO a NEW World of Computing
Commentary  |  1/18/2018
Somewhere IN the NOT-distant future ONE of today's hottest buzzwords -- AI, big data, or even analytics -- will be absorbed by another.
How Mobile Ordering and Delivery Services Change Analytics
Commentary  |  1/17/2018
Businesses are leveraging the data gathered through mobile ordering and delivery. Here's how.
Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning: Changing Insurance
Commentary  |  1/16/2018
The evolution of analytics and machine learning are shaping the industry's future, mitigating risk, improving business, and helping develop types of policies that individuals and businesses need, even before they know they do.
IoT, Analytics HELP Food Retailers, Distributors Reduce Spoilage
Commentary  |  1/15/2018
Food production, distribution, AND retail operations usually run ON thin margins. Reducing food spoilage AND waste can increase profitability. Here's how IoT AND Analytics an help.
AI Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise
News  |  1/15/2018
Enterprise adoption of AI is slow today, but experts expect it to increase very rapidly. So far, tech giants are leading the charge.
Rising, Shining, OR Falling Star: WHERE Are You IN Your Analytics Career?
Commentary  |  1/11/2018
Are you just getting started WITH your analytics career, are you IN the zone, OR IS it TIME FOR you TO reevaluate what's next. Take this quiz TO find out.
The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
Commentary  |  1/11/2018
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
Saving Lives Starts with Protecting Our Hospitals
Commentary  |  1/11/2018
Healthcare organizations and the patients they serve have to step up to ensure that medical records and devices are secured from hackers.
How to Cope with Stress in Tech
Commentary  |  1/10/2018
Always a concern, workplace stress has soared to new levels in the tech sector.
How TO Tell an Effective DATA Story
Commentary  |  1/9/2018
Should DATA stories persuade OR inform? We did SOME research about the best way TO tell a DATA story.
How TO PREPARE FOR GDPR's DATA Privacy Changes
Commentary  |  1/5/2018
Companies are headed INTO the final stretch TO get ready FOR GDPR compliance BEFORE the May 2018 deadline. Whether your compliance plan IS already IN the works OR IF you are just getting started, Here's SOME advice about setting priorities.
Is Diversity Part of Your Technology Strategy?
Commentary  |  1/5/2018
As we move into an age of artificial intelligence tech teams have to strive to eliminate bias in their AI apps.
Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
Commentary  |  1/3/2018
Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
What Retailers Know About You
Commentary  |  1/2/2018
Your behavior online AND IN stores gives retailers a glimpse INTO what you want AND how TO sell it TO you. Here's what's coming IN retail DATA AND analytics.
7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Slideshows  |  1/2/2018
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
AI Has a Foothold in Business, Now for the Next Steps
News  |  1/1/2018
Everyone's talking about AI, but many companies have trouble getting their efforts off the ground. In a recent survey and brief, EY pinpoints the challenges and opportunities.
NEW YEAR's Resolutions of the DATA Team
Commentary  |  12/28/2017
AS you look back ON 2017, we're sure there are improvements you would want TO make. NOW, AS we head INTO 2018, what changes are you planning?
Careers: 10 Analytics Jobs That Pay The Most
Slideshows  |  12/26/2017
BEFORE you decide which way TO take your analytics career IN 2018, take a look AT this slideshow, highlighting the highest-paying job titles FOR DATA analytics professionals.
Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?
News  |  12/26/2017
After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.
Retailers AND IoT: WHERE You Should START
Commentary  |  12/21/2017
Retailers may be looking TO invest their technology budgets IN customer-facing store systems. But another IoT investment could yield greater cost savings AND customer satisfaction AS a retailer's FIRST foray INTO IoT.
Metric-Driven Cultures to Drive Product Development
Commentary  |  12/20/2017
These days, enterprises have to track new metrics such as engagement, revenue per user, and the overall customer journey, which involve blending a complex web of data streams into a comprehensive marketing and sales funnel.
How Innovation is Changing the Analytics Landscape
Commentary  |  12/19/2017
The collision of emerging technologies and new enterprise strategies is bringing dramatic change to the world of analytics.
No Luck Recruiting AI Talent? You’re not Doing it Right
Commentary  |  12/18/2017
Unless you can compete on salary with the likes Google and Facebook, fill out your artificial intelligence and machine learning teams using alternative approaches.
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