7 Smart Ways To Leverage Social Data
Social media data is not just for marketing anymore. Learn how companies are using these insights in novel ways to turn that data into dollars and cents.
Predictive Analytics: Data and Retail Expertise
Predictive analytics have been proving their worth in the retail sector, with examples showing showing the sector how predictive analytics can blend with industry experience in decision making.
9 Causes Of Data Misinterpretation
Data can prove just about anything. Most organizations want to come to the right decisions, but faulty conclusions and bad outcomes can happen. Here's why.
Google Proposes Open Source Beacons
Google's Eddystone protocol aims to make beacons more flexible and open, and to compete with Apple's iBeacon in what is still a nascent market.
How To Turn Data Into Stories
When Yakult, a Japan-based maker of probiotic dairy drinks, put a data analysis tool into the hands of its sales people in The Netherlands, they swapped out stale spreadsheets for stories about how the product was performing in real time.
7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results
Flawed data analysis leads to faulty conclusions and bad business outcomes. Beware of these seven types of bias that commonly challenge organizations' ability to make smart decisions.
Teradata's Big Data Appliance: Analysis For Everyone
With the latest release of its Teradata Appliance For Hadoop, the vendor keeps its focus on pre-loaded racks with commodity hardware that are pre-configured with a Hadoop solution and its attendant management applications.
Why ISO Certifications Make Sense For IT
Certifications from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) are important when considering which vendors to choose for your IT needs. But when was the last time you thought about applying ISO standards to your own internal IT operations?
An Algorithm Gets Rhythm
A machine-learning algorithm does rap in Finland, drawing on the thousands of songs by leading rap performers to develop lyrics for new works.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.