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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in July 2017
Software Is Changing the World, Just As I Foresaw
Commentary  |  7/31/2017
We now say, 'Software is eating the world.' In 1984, many years ago, it was clear that it was going to change it.
10 Influential AI and Machine Learning Experts to Follow on Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/31/2017
AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced analytics technologies make up the leading-edge of how organizations are gaining value from big data. Here's a collection of some of the most influential and rising stars on Twitter when it comes to AI and machine learning.
Hotels Check In with More Analytics
Commentary  |  7/28/2017
As summer vacation season is in full swing, we take a look at the state of analytics in the hotel and hospitality industry.
Analytics and School Attendance: A Laundry Story
Commentary  |  7/26/2017
Appliance maker Whirlpool suspected there was a correlation between student attendance and access to clean clothes. Here's the story of how the company placed washers and dryers in schools and tracked the difference it made in student performance.
What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Commentary  |  7/26/2017
Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
Accenture: Seek Business Value in Digital Transformation
News  |  7/25/2017
Mike Sutcliff says Accenture Digital helps companies transition from legacy to digital operations to resist disruption, find new customers.
Data, Algorithms, and Air Travel: The View from Coach
Commentary  |  7/25/2017
I got bumped from my flight a few months after Dr. David Dao was dragged off an overbooked aircraft. Do algorithms help or hurt the typical air traveler?
How Analytics Are Changing Frequent Flyer Programs
Commentary  |  7/24/2017
Frequent flyer programs have evolved over the years. So has the amount of data available. Here's a look at where we stand today.
Old Database Problems In a New Guise: As a Service
News  |  7/24/2017
ScaleArc: If cloud services are the "white knight" sent to solve IT problems, then database as a service is going to fall short.
The Unstoppable Progression of Object Storage
Partner Perspectives  |  7/24/2017
New developments in gateways, plugins, and more, offer far more value to users of object storage than ever before.
HR Use of Social Media Grows, But Is the Data Reliable?
Commentary  |  7/21/2017
More hiring managers and HR pros are using social media to make decisions about candidates, but how wise is it? Could the use of social media for hiring be dangerous in its own way?
Understanding Social Media with Sentiment Analysis
Commentary  |  7/20/2017
The rise of social media has led to a drive to understand all the new data it generates. Here's a look at how sentiment analysis can be applied.
Amazon Positioned to Use Data to Dominate Where It Wishes
News  |  7/20/2017
If Amazon expands into food delivery, it will obtain a treasure of consumer information that it can use for its next expansion.
Data Drift Happens: 7 Pesky Problems with People Data
Commentary  |  7/19/2017
Making sense of data associated with customers, citizens and other individuals may seem simple, but it's possible that the records don't tell the real story.
Consumers Welcome AI, Despite Lingering Privacy Concerns
Commentary  |  7/19/2017
Potential societal benefits of artificial intelligence outweigh concerns, although people want some transparency.
Three Big Data Developments No One is Talking About
Commentary  |  7/18/2017
What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
WHERE Sharks Attack IN Florida
Commentary  |  7/18/2017
AS Shark WEEK approaches, we've got SOME DATA visualizations TO HELP you determine WHERE It's safe TO get IN the water AND WHERE you will need a bigger boat.
Amazon's Efficient Distribution Key to Winning Consumers
Commentary  |  7/18/2017
Amazon's online ordering started the company's success; efficient distribution will continue to expand its retail footprint.
Koehler: IBM Cloud Advances with Integration, New Services
News  |  7/17/2017
Bryson Koehler, CTO of IBM Watson/Cloud, predicts a more unified face, powerful compute engine for IBM Cloud in coming year.
Not Easy To Get To Digital Transformation Jump-off Point
News  |  7/14/2017
The Hackett Group has attempted to define how a company gets to the digital transformation stage in its latest statistical report.
Building a Data-Driven Culture Starts with the Team
Commentary  |  7/13/2017
Being a data-driven organization is an ongoing process -- you need to invest in the right team, infrastructure, software, and processes that can promote lasting change.
As NYC Tech Industry Grows, City Aims to Fill Skills Gap
News  |  7/13/2017
Ladders for Leaders is a New York City initiative by the Office of the Mayor that aims to tackle NYC's youth employment crisis while training what they hope will be the most diverse tech workforce.
Work/Life Balance: Do Analytic Professionals Have It?
Commentary  |  7/13/2017
You use analytics in your career, but do you also apply the same principles and tools to your personal life?
Future-Proofing Your Career FOR the AI Revolution
Commentary  |  7/12/2017
Are automation and artificial intelligence coming for your job? How can you prepare your professional skills FOR the coming AI revolution?
CompTIA: IT Skills Gap Appears to be Growing
News  |  7/12/2017
A survey of 600 IT and business professionals finds more new skills are needed to keep the business up to date and competitive.
Predictive Analytics: Intersection of Humans, Machines
Commentary  |  7/11/2017
Is big data moving your decision-making needle, or, has it only confirmed what you already knew? Predictive analytics and a human touch help make sense out of your data.
Why Remote Teams are Essential Today: Get Them Right
Commentary  |  7/11/2017
Remote teams, particularly for startups depending on developers and data science in metropolitan areas, are these days. So, you have to do team management right.
10 IT Jobs That Will Be Done by AI
Slideshows  |  7/10/2017
Artificial intelligence is already taking on some tasks that were previously performed by humans - but that doesn't necessarily mean you will soon be out of job.
Essential Component of All Good Data Visualization: Simplicity
Commentary  |  7/6/2017
Choosing the right data visualization for your information is the key to letting your data tell a story.
Greene: Advanced Services to Fuel Google Cloud Leadership
News  |  7/6/2017
Google Cloud Chief Diane Greene predicts Google's expanding, advance cloud services will soon place it among the Gartner designated leaders.
Tips for Estimating Cloud BI Implementation Costs
Commentary  |  7/6/2017
There can be some nasty budget surprises in what seems like a simple, low-priced, SaaS business intelligence offering designed for non-technical users.
Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine the World
Commentary  |  7/5/2017
How big of a deal is artificial intelligence? Microsoft researcher James McCaffrey explains AI's origins and why we can expect profound effects from it.
SECURITY Analytics Get "Edge" ON Attackers
Commentary  |  7/5/2017
Analytics-at-the-edge are the right choice for some applications. Here's why It's helpful when it comes to security.
Big Data in the Cloud: Reaching a Tipping Point
Commentary  |  7/5/2017
It may be time to rethink where you want to support a big data initiative.
Weathering the Data Storm 4 Steps to Analytics Success
Commentary  |  7/5/2017
Finding data sources is only the first step in a successful data analytics strategy. After that, the hard work begins.
7 Steps to GDPR for US Companies
Commentary  |  7/4/2017
The EU's GDPR impacts all companies doing business with EU citizens. Here are some important steps to take to ensure you're on the fast track to compliance.


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