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How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT
News  |  1/18/2019
Combining computer vision, IoT, and AI creates a system that delivers more value than those three technologies in isolation, as the retail industry is highlighting.
Now That You Have IoT, How Do You Manage It?
Commentary  |  1/10/2019
A key to success with an IoT strategy is to keep the IT group involved in the process even at the pilot stage.
AI in Production: A Roadmap for Success
News  |  1/3/2019
Plenty of enterprises have run pilots or small-scale projects that leverage machine learning and AI. Scaling those to high-value, large-scale data projects can get complicated.
IoT: Living on the Edge
Commentary  |  12/31/2018
Where is your data when you need it? Edge computing offers an alternative to processing all data in the cloud or the data center.
Predictions for Artificial Intelligence in 2019
Commentary  |  12/18/2018
From issues such as privacy and data bias regulation to model training and self-service AI, you can expect a broad range of key advances in the artificial intelligence space.
5 Machine Learning Resolutions for 2019
Commentary  |  12/13/2018
More organizations are using machine learning for competitive reasons, but their results are mixed. It turns out there are better -- and worse -- ways of approaching it. If you want to improve the outcome of your efforts in 2019, consider these points.
The New Job Description for Data Scientists
Commentary  |  12/12/2018
As new tools help to automate data collection and cleaning, the role of data scientists is evolving into one where they deliver more value to their organizations.
Build Reliability into Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Commentary  |  12/6/2018
When building and using autonomous and intelligent systems, it's important to know they're behaving reliably, because if things go wrong, they can do so at scale, fast.
Data Privacy, Ethics: The Time Has Arrived
News  |  12/3/2018
Cloudera Chief Architect and Hadoop creator Doug Cutting says that the time has arrived for data privacy and ethics rules.
Amazon AWS Themes: Faster, Easier, Cheaper
News  |  11/29/2018
Customers are constantly asking Amazon to help them accomplish more in less time at lower costs. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said the company is listening. Here's what AWS presented as proof.
Big Data Governance – Metadata Is the Key
Commentary  |  11/29/2018
A new approach to data governance is needed in the age of big data, when data is scattered throughout the enterprise in many formats, and coming from many sources.
Using Blockchain to Support Trustworthy Transactions on the IoT
Commentary  |  11/27/2018
Recent computer industry developments set the stage for demonstrations of how blockchain can help to turn Internet of Things networks into trusted environments.
Why Mixed Reality is Messed Up, for Now
Commentary  |  11/15/2018
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) were supposed to transform user experiences, but technologies have had false and soft starts in various industries. Here's why.
Tech Vendors to Watch in 2019
Commentary  |  11/13/2018
Our listings of the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics can help streamline your IT product selection process.
5 Predictions for 2019: Business Value From Data
News  |  11/6/2018
You'll get more value out of your data projects and programs in 2019, according to five predictions from Forrester Research.
Who's Hot in Data & Analytics: Top Vendors to Watch
Commentary  |  11/6/2018
Organizations are using data to facilitate digital transformation, making data analytics a booming market. We highlight vendors that are addressing enterprise challenges with products for advanced analytics, machine learning, and data governance.
AI and the Death of 'Employment for Life'
Commentary  |  11/1/2018
When AI brings about job losses and changes our careers, remember that we've been through this before, time and again.
Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
News  |  10/22/2018
When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
Structure Your Analytics Team for Success in the Age of AI
Commentary  |  10/17/2018
The data team structure that your company has used for a few years needs to turn its focus to results and putting analytics tools in the hands of business units.
The Transformation of Healthcare with AI and Machine Learning
Commentary  |  10/16/2018
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.
Don’t Take the ACLU Report on Face Recognition at Face Value
Commentary  |  10/8/2018
Face recognition can be a valuable tool that makes our lives easier and safer, but it has to be done right.
Cloudera Hortonworks Merger Aimed at Enterprise
News  |  10/7/2018
Two of the big three independent Hadoop distributors -- Cloudera and Hortonworks -- are merging, and the big winner may be the enterprise.
ADP Harnesses Data for HR Insights
News  |  10/4/2018
ADP has created a data benchmarking service for salary, compensation, and other HR needs.
Blockchain: 5 Use Cases for the Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/28/2018
Everybody talks about blockchain, but is anybody really doing it? Here's a look at five use cases across industries.
Predictive Analytics 101: Getting Started and Avoiding Mishaps
Commentary  |  9/26/2018
Predictive analytics, offering a data-enabled view into what is likely to happen, are key to driving organizational change.
Microsoft, Adobe, SAP Launch Open Data Initiative
News  |  9/25/2018
Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP will enable a common data model in a Microsoft Azure-based data lake that allows for interoperability of data among platforms from all three companies.
Tools Tackle AI's Bias, Trust Problem
News  |  9/20/2018
AI and machine learning deployments are hitting the mainstream in enterprises, but executives still hesitate to blindly accept insights from inside the "black box" without seeing the logic behind them.
How Enterprises Can Scale their Machine Learning
News  |  9/19/2018
Enterprise organizations are already seeing benefits from their machine learning practices, but Forrester Research says they've only scratched the surface.
Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
Commentary  |  9/18/2018
While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
Ethics, Privacy Issues Highlight Strata Data Conference
News  |  9/13/2018
Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and unified data platforms are the focus for data scientists attending the Strata Data Conference in New York.
Health Data Sharing Will Follow the Open Banking Model
Commentary  |  9/12/2018
The trend toward API-based banking offers a model for health records, giving patients access to and control over their personal health data.
Help Wanted: Data Engineers Who Fill Enterprise Need
News  |  9/6/2018
Data engineers build the infrastructure and tools that data scientists and business users need to perform analysis and create machine learning models. Maybe that's why demand is high for this emerging category of IT pro.
Yes, Data Is the New Oil in the Digital Economy
Commentary  |  9/5/2018
Leveraged efficiently, data can help an organization understand its customer needs, recruit the right talent, and define a strategy for the 21st century.
Meet the Automation Architect
News  |  9/5/2018
There might be plenty of career opportunities for those who can bridge technology, people and processes.
10 Roadblocks to Becoming a Data-Driven Enterprise
Slideshows  |  9/4/2018
Nearly 100% of enterprises want to become more data-driven, but less than a third have accomplished that goal. A new survey sheds light on the reasons why.
Is Digital Reality Ready for the Enterprise?
Commentary  |  8/29/2018
As virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies get ready for the enterprise, the enterprise has to get ready for digital reality.
Citizen Data Science and the Democratization of Analytics
Commentary  |  8/28/2018
Democratization through machine learning and knowledge-sharing tools is expanding data science capabilities to more and more "citizens" in the broader working community.
Eliminating Performance Bottlenecks on Web-Based AI
Commentary  |  8/24/2018
The end-to-end cloud ecosystem must mature rapidly to support enterprise deployment of AI and machine learning applications.
5 Machine Learning Technologies You Should Know
Slideshows  |  8/23/2018
There's more to machine learning and AI than languages. Here's a look at five important libraries and frameworks.
The Future of AI Is More Human Than We Think
Commentary  |  8/22/2018
Recent tech advances, such as human-sounding AI tools, highlight why companies have to establish ethical standards in the use of AI.
Make Shadow IT a Force for Good
Commentary  |  8/20/2018
Turn shadow IT into a positive instead of a negative by adopting these five strategies.
How Analytics Supports Value-Based Healthcare
News  |  8/16/2018
Value-based healthcare is changing the business model for doctors and hospitals. Here's how analytics is helping these practices change the way they work.
What Can Agent Michael Brown Teach Us About Fake News?
Commentary  |  8/14/2018
Technology steps up to take on the global fake news challenge.
Artificial Intelligence Starts in the IT Department
Commentary  |  8/8/2018
If you need to show executives and department heads what AI can do for your company, IT automation is a great proof of concept.
Shark! A Toothy Ton of Data
News  |  8/2/2018
Researchers are using machine learning to get a clearer picture of shark behavior, and work to help those sharks to survive.
10 Top Barriers to AI Success
Slideshows  |  7/31/2018
Enterprises are eager to experience the potential benefits from deploying artificial intelligence, but if they want to be successful, they'll need to overcome these technological, organizational and cultural challenges.
AI to Help You Navigate the Workday
News  |  7/30/2018
Can you remember where to go to fill out your performance review? Your expense report? Complete your GDPR training? Why not let AI guide you through these administrative tasks.
Real-World Tools to Help Navigate a Data-Driven World
Commentary  |  7/25/2018
When one cute little source for data gets you thinking about the world of really big data.
ACM Updates Code of Ethics for Computer Pros
News  |  7/24/2018
Does your company's most recent software development project make you feel uncomfortable? The ACM is helping technology workers and leaders navigate tricky ethics questions.
Algorithmic Commerce Takes Off, Aided by Humans
Commentary  |  7/24/2018
Online catalog approaches to ecommerce are fine, but today's customers want more than the digital equivalent of a brick-and-mortar shopping experience.
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