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10 Data and Analytics Trends for 2020
News  |  11/12/2019
Data and analytics are permeating all parts of the digital enterprise. Here are the trends you need to watch in the years ahead.
Neural Architecture Search Could Tune AI’s Algorithmic Heart
Commentary  |  11/8/2019
If this approach gains traction, it could have a disruptive impact on the standard practice of data science.
How IT Supports the Data Science Operation
Commentary  |  11/4/2019
Data science and IT no longer are separate disciplines. Think of it as a partnership.
Forrester Analyst: Next Gen of Information Fabric Is Close
Commentary  |  11/1/2019
It is time to stop building monolithic systems and start weaving new data fabric that can manage information dynamically, according to Forrester's Michele Goetz.
IBM Pitches Watson for Enterprise AI Woes
News  |  10/29/2019
IBM says that Watson can help enterprises struggling to get past the pilot phase with their AI programs.
NLP for Analytics: It's Not Just About Text
Commentary  |  10/29/2019
Text analytics has been the biggest use case for NLP, but now BI and analytics vendors are adding it to their products to make them easier to use.
Workplace Tech: Death by 1,000 Apps?
Commentary  |  10/25/2019
Investing in every shiny new tool won't necessarily make your work space more productive or give your company a competitive edge.
Your Cloud and Data Management Strategies are About to Collide
Commentary  |  10/24/2019
Companies are moving further into the cloud and undergoing data modernization. What some don't realize yet is that one strategy is better than two.
Opening Up to Open Source
Commentary  |  10/23/2019
Today, open source and the enterprise are more interconnected than ever before, sharing valuable projects, time, and resources.
SAP Gets New Leadership for Cloud, AI Era
News  |  10/17/2019
SAP CEO Bill McDermott, who presided over dozens of acquisitions and the launch of what may be the biggest change to SAP's flagship product, has stepped down, making way for new leadership.
SAS Targets Operationalizing AI with ModelOps
News  |  10/16/2019
Analytics stalwart SAS wants to help organizations get to that last mile of digital transformation by moving them from pilot projects to deployment to modeling and governance.
AI Keeps Buggy Code From Crashing The Cloud
Commentary  |  10/7/2019
AI-based test automation will be a key feature of DevOps in enterprise multi-cloud environments in the 2020s.
Six Inevitable Technologies and the Milestones They Unlock
Commentary  |  10/3/2019
Grand-scale technologies act as nodes of progress that spark continued innovation. Here are several that will continue to impact society.
A Path from Pilot to Machine Learning Production
News  |  10/2/2019
Getting machine learning from the pilot into production is a hot issue in 2019. MLOps is one of the ways enterprises are doing it.
IT Careers: 12 Job Skills in Demand for 2020
Slideshows  |  10/1/2019
Employers will likely be looking to fill these kinds of IT positions in the coming year, building out their teams' tech skills.
Takeaway from MLOps NYC: Open Source Frameworks Need TLC
Commentary  |  9/30/2019
The growing open source options to manage and develop machine learning applications still require customization and care before enterprises dive in.
Talent Alert: Data Science Help is Coming
Commentary  |  9/27/2019
But will the flood of candidates solve your data problems? Here are a few issues to mull and tips on how to attract/retain data scientists in this hot market.
Q&A: New Relic CEO Lew Cirne on Observability in Development
Commentary  |  9/26/2019
More tools to better understand how apps are interconnected could save time on repairs and chasing security alerts.
Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise
News  |  9/26/2019
You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations.
Rethink Time and Data in Your Organization
Commentary  |  9/24/2019
Time series is a standard analysis, but advanced machine learning tools introduce statistical techniques for more accurate forecast models.
Cloudera Sets Agenda for Next Era Cloud Data Analytics
News  |  9/13/2019
As the dust clears from HPE's acquisition of MapR in the climax of the Hadoop story, Cloudera sets out the plan for an era of big data platforms in the cloud.
How to Choose the Right Analytics Skills
Commentary  |  9/10/2019
Just because an analyst hits the ground running does not mean that analyst has the ongoing breadth needed to solve every day analytics problems.
Q&A: Denim Group CTO on DevSecOps and Resolving Disconnect
Commentary  |  9/9/2019
Sorting out the conflicting approaches of security and development teams is essential for digital transformation to advance, particularly in regulated sectors.
Does AI Competence Matter?
Commentary  |  9/6/2019
AI and machine learning are becoming more commonplace, but the people using such systems may not be qualified to operate them.
Python Beats R and SAS in Analytics Tool Survey
News  |  9/3/2019
In Burtch Works' annual survey of the preferred tools of advanced analytics, data, machine learning, AI, and other quantitative professionals, Python pulled ahead of the pack.
IBM Puts Red Hat OpenShift to Work on Sports Data at US Open
News  |  8/30/2019
In its latest outing at the tennis tournament, IBM brings technology from Red Hat to the courts to process data in the public cloud.
Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning
Commentary  |  8/21/2019
While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think.
10 RPA Vendors to Watch
Slideshows  |  8/20/2019
Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts.
Voice Assistants Bring AI to the Workplace
Commentary  |  8/16/2019
More enterprise organizations are experimenting with AI-based voice assistants to boost internal efficiencies, but it will be a while before they realize the ROI they seek.
Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure in the Cloud
Commentary  |  8/12/2019
More enterprises are putting their data operations in the cloud, a trend that will continue as AI, machine learning, and other analytics efforts accelerate.
Brewing Up Data Infrastructure to Support Tech Diversity
News  |  8/5/2019
Having grown by many acquisitions to be perhaps the largest beer company in the world, Anheuser Busch InBev is working to create a unified view of all its data.
Planning the Right Sample Size for Data Analysis
Commentary  |  8/2/2019
Sample size affects the statistical results for correlations, regressions, and other models. See how to compare data to ensure an apples-to-apples comparison.
Lineage Metadata: The Fuel for Data Governance
Commentary  |  8/1/2019
The best way to achieve data quality is by combining or blending these three techniques: decoded lineage, data similarity lineage and manual lineage mapping.
Atlassian CIO's Lessons for Better M&As and Divestitures
News  |  7/30/2019
Is there anything more headache inducing than the idea of IT efforts needed for a merger or acquisition? Here's a look at one CIO's journey and lessons learned.
IBM’s Rob High and Rumjog’s Thomas Young Talk Edge Computing
Commentary  |  7/26/2019
The scope of what can be done through edge computing is growing fast, but it will take more talent and new strategies to reap the benefits.
What’s the Long-Term Impact of Salesforce’s Tableau Acquisition?
Commentary  |  7/23/2019
Three key questions should be answered for enterprises to glean a clearer understanding of their options.
What AT&T's Deals with IBM and Microsoft Mean for the Cloud
Commentary  |  7/19/2019
New partnerships set up a three-way dance that might be telling about the way the cloud market could evolve and who will remain relevant.
Why Affective Computing Systems Need Synthetic Emotion
Commentary  |  7/18/2019
Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.
Human Capital Management Technology May Be 'Demo Candy'
Commentary  |  7/11/2019
AI is being embedded in human capital management applications, but there are many reasons they're not necessarily ripe for prime time, according to Gartner.
Database Deployments Moving to the Cloud
News  |  7/5/2019
Of the top five database vendors by revenue, four are also cloud service providers -- Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, and IBM. The future of DBMS is in the cloud.
How to Get Hands-On with Machine Learning
Commentary  |  7/3/2019
If you really want to understand the capabilities and limitations of machine learning, you have to get hands-on. Here's a short list of options for beginners.
TCS Taps Cornell Tech for Digital Transformation Ideation
News  |  7/2/2019
Unveiling of the new TCS Pace Port at the Tata Innovation Center reveals plan to work with academics and startups to find new hires and help industries evolve.
7 Technologies You Need to Know for Artificial Intelligence
Slideshows  |  7/1/2019
Artificial intelligence is actually a term that encompasses a host of technology and tools. Here's a closer look at some of the more important ones.
IBM Esports and Interxion Talk Lessons from Cloud Gaming Tech
Commentary  |  6/28/2019
Enterprises can learn from the infrastructure being built up to support the growing cloud gaming market.
Getting Machine Learning into Production: MLOps
News  |  6/26/2019
Machine learning upstart DataRobot, which pioneered the AutoML category, acquired ParallelM to help organizations move their models into production.
AI-Powered Security: Lulling Us Into Misplaced Confidence?
Commentary  |  6/26/2019
While artificial intelligence and machine learning hold promise in cybersecurity initiatives, there are some gaps that enterprises need to consider.
Post-Hadoop Data and Analytics Head to the Cloud
News  |  6/20/2019
Data and analytics in the cloud era may favor platforms based on platforms that are more flexible than Hadoop. But that doesn't mean there's no future for the early big data technology.
Q&A: MongoDB’s Ittycheria Talks New Path as a Data Platform
Commentary  |  6/19/2019
After establishing a reputation around its database, MongoDB is out to prove it is a data platform company that can challenge incumbents.
Moogsoft and Cisco’s AppDynamics on How AIOps is Growing
Commentary  |  6/17/2019
Artificial intelligence is increasingly being put to work automating certain operations as IT systems become more complex.
Salesforce Buys Tableau: Next Wave Analytics Consolidation
News  |  6/13/2019
Salesforce buys Tableau, and Google buys Looker, kicking off a new wave of consolidation in the analytics and BI space.
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