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Big Data, Analytics, and Machine Learning: Changing Insurance
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The evolution of analytics and machine learning are shaping the industryís future, mitigating risk, improving business, and helping develop types of policies that individuals and businesses need, even before they know they do.
By Patti Griffin, Chief Product Officer, Duck Creek Technologies , 1/16/2018
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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Satire
IT groups will need to provide architecture, data-mining tools and connectivity, while giving business groups the freedom to innovate on their own with the Internet of Things.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 1/11/2018
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Is Diversity Part of Your Technology Strategy?
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As we move into an age of artificial intelligence tech teams have to strive to eliminate bias in their AI apps.
By Martin Fiore and Karyn Twaronite, EY , 1/5/2018
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Chatbots: Changing the Nature of Human Interactions with Machines
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Chatbots have established their place in the home and our personal lives; now watch what they can do in enterprise applications over the next few years.
By Allan Frank, Chief Scientist, LiquidHub , 1/3/2018
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7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 1/2/2018
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AI Has a Foothold in Business, Now for the Next Steps
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Everyone's talking about AI, but many companies have trouble getting their efforts off the ground. In a recent survey and brief, EY pinpoints the challenges and opportunities.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/1/2018
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Is It Time for Your Organization to Invest in AI?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
After decades of AI being viewed as a "future" concept it may be time for companies to invest real dollars for real applications.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 12/26/2017
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How Innovation is Changing the Analytics Landscape
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Satire
The collision of emerging technologies and new enterprise strategies is bringing dramatic change to the world of analytics.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 12/19/2017
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No Luck Recruiting AI Talent? Youíre not Doing it Right
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Unless you can compete on salary with the likes Google and Facebook, fill out your artificial intelligence and machine learning teams using alternative approaches.
By Amit Prakash, co-founder and CTO, ThoughtSpot , 12/18/2017
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The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science
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The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
By Mark Bernardo, VP Global Services for GE Digital , 12/14/2017
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Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required
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US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
By Gary Bloom, CEO, MarkLogic , 12/14/2017
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10 Surprising Ways Machine Learning is Being Used Today
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As machine learning technologies evolve developers in a range of fields are finding innovative ways to solve challenges.
By Roxanna "Evan" Ramzipoor, Sift Science , 12/13/2017
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Deloitte: 5 Trends That Will Drive Machine Learning Adoption
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Machine learning isn't as widely adopted as some may think, mainly because there are serious barriers to adoption. Researchers are making progress in reducing those barriers.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/12/2017
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5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/11/2017
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Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
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With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
By Stephan Kudyba, Martin Tuchman School of Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology , 12/8/2017
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9 AI Benefits Enterprises Are Experiencing Today
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
The early adopters of artificial intelligence say that it is having a positive effect on their products and processes ó as well as their workforces.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12/6/2017
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Going All-In with Managed Services, the Right Way
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Utilizing managed services can be cost efficient for an enterprise, but be sure to look beyond cost to how you manage those managed service providers.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12/5/2017
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Itís Official: Amazon is Putting Alexa to Work in the Office
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Having established a foothold in the home with its Alexa personal assistant, Amazon now has the office market in its sights.
By Barb Darrow, technology journalist , 12/4/2017
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Beware Analytics' Mid-Life Crisis
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
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.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/4/2017
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Amazon Pumps Out New Database and Machine Learning Services
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Amazon's announcements at AWS Re:Invent continue to extend AWS offerings far beyond basic infrastructure services.
By Barb Darrow, technology journalist , 11/30/2017
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