Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science
Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly introduce, support, and integrate data science capabilities, a lot of money can be wasted.
Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
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.
How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
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 Business Case for AI
For all of the attention that tools like Siri have generated, we're still only at the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution.
5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Analytics is spreading out to more departments that want to optimize their operations, but that may give users a false sense of freedom from IT. Here are some dynamics currently affecting IT.
5 Tech Trends That Will Redefine Your Business
Digital transformation requires fundamental changes to the business. Are you ready yet? If you're not thinking about how the following 5 trends affect your business you need to start doing so now.
Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
Determining if your organization is an intelligent enterprise or a slow learner may be challenging, but a new index quantifies criteria in terms of data usage, workflow efficiency, and progress toward the IoT.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will You Sink or Swim?
These are exciting times for those determined to propel their business towards the next age of digitalization, but beyond the sophisticated tools and intelligent machines, leaders have to give thought to how their employees will help to drive success.
Kiosks are Looking at You, Too
Customer-facing kiosks are taking on a new look, and providing retailers, restaurants and other businesses with new functions, such as sizing up potential customers.
The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
At the Strata Big Data Conference in New York, one of the major themes was the responsibility that data scientists have to do their best to prevent the biases and prejudices that exist in society from creeping into data and the way algorithms are built.
Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths
As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you advance your analytics strategy.
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.
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.