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How Can We Trust Machine Learning and AI?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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If you want build trust in machine learning, try treating it like a human, asking it the same type of questions.
By Colin Priest, Director of Customer Success, DataRobot , 11/17/2017
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Leveraging Data Prep to Prevent Human Trafficking
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
How one organization is using a data prep tool to combat human trafficking and slavery.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 11/15/2017
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Tech Vendors to Watch in 2018
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Satire
Browse through the hottest vendors in cloud, DevOps, infrastructure, security, and data and analytics.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 11/14/2017
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25 Data & Analytics Vendors at the Forefront in 2018
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Satire
Businesses are updating their approaches to data analytics as the competitive landscape changes. We explore the trends, technologies, and vendors leading the way.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/13/2017
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5 Tech Trends That Will Redefine Your Business
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
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.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/13/2017
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Is Your Company Smart Enough to Succeed?
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
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.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 11/8/2017
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Larry Ellison, the Original Source of Tech #FakeNews
Ben Kepes,
Commentary
Oracle's Larry Ellison attacked AWS and Splunk, and drew plenty of rebuttals.
By Ben Kepes , 11/7/2017
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Stay Grounded when Dealing with AI Projects
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Keep your organization's expectations for artificial intelligence within reason, and keep your initial AI projects manageable.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 11/6/2017
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The Bots Are Ready to Chat, But Are You?
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Companies should create a chatbot readiness checklist to help define a bot design strategy.
By Rajesh Kamath, head of financial services solutions and incubation, Incedo , 11/2/2017
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CRM: Back for Another Round
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New capabilities in CRM and digital marketing solutions require a strategic reassessment.
By Will Bryant and Ren Carter, Point B , 11/1/2017
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Will You Sink or Swim?
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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.
By Adam Corey, Chief Marketing Officer, Tealium , 10/31/2017
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Non-RDMBS Emerges as an Analytics Data Choice
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
News
A study finds that 70% of all analytics data now comes from non-relational sources. What does that mean for you?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 10/31/2017
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Automated Machine Learning Drives Intelligent Business
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
Even as enterprises explore how artificial intelligence can help their organizations and people discuss the relationship between humans and software, automated machine learning tools continue to simplify deployment across all layers.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 10/30/2017
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Securing Travel and Trade with Blockchain
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Among the growing number of potential applications for blockchain is border management and security.
By James Canham, managing director, Accenture Border Services , 10/27/2017
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Top Data Challenges Created by Digital Transformation
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As data becomes more valuable to organizations, its usefulness for analytics means that more data needs to be stored for longer periods of time.
By Joan Wrabetz, VP, Strategic Marketing for Datacenter Systems, Western Digital , 10/24/2017
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The First Rule of Data: Do No Harm
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
News
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.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/18/2017
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Create Real Value with Augmented (not Artificial) Intelligence
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As long as human and artificial intelligence work in tandem, we’ll continue to make each other better at what we naturally do best.
By David Rosen, Digital Transformation Technologist and Strategist, Tibco , 10/17/2017
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Your Data Is Biased, Here's Why
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/11/2017
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Artificial Intelligence Today: Time to Act
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
The AI and advanced analytics conversation has risen all the way to C-suite. The time has come to act. Jump on the AI train soon or you will be left behind.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 10/5/2017
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Why Your Business May Not Be Ready for AI
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/4/2017
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