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Internet of ThingsTech TrendsTechnology & IT

As the collectors of actionable input information, networked smart devices with embedded sensors, software and electronics are a key driving force behind the Internet of Things (IoT). However, they do not generate value for organizations on their own. Powerful, fast database technologies are required to create meaningful insight from the

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Data ScienceTech TrendsTechnology & IT

The term AI (Artificial Intelligence) is being thrown around left and right these days. Many companies claim they have an AI play even when they don’t. But there’s another type of AI—an algorithmic approach to intelligence—that is smart and is emerging as the type of AI that IT organizations of

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BlockchainHealthcareTech Trends

Blockchain is a peer-to-peer (P2P) distributed ledger technology that enables transparent transactions. Satoshi Nakamoto’s pioneering work in using Proof-of-Work (POW) for solving the double spending problem sparked a worldwide interest in the field of distributed, trustless consensus systems. Although POW is not a new idea, the way Nakamoto utilized it

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EventsInternet of ThingsStartups

On a sunny Friday morning, the IoT-EPI Challenge started bright and early at 9 AM (which is quite early, for Berlin standards) with an introductory talk for the participants and the media to get the rundown of the day. This wasn’t a typical idea-hackathon. Collaboration was key. The goal was

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Data ScienceInternet of ThingsResourcesTech Trends

2017 is set to be a success for the IoT industry, as the number of connected things grows at soaring speeds. The time has come for businesses, consultancies, and entrepreneurs to tap into this opportunity, if they want to stay in the vanguard. Of the projected 8.4 billion IoT-enabled devices

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Big DataFinTechTech Trends

Financial data finally starting to pay off If you are in Finance, you would have read at least one of the many predictions articles that poured from all directions on the internet in the past month. This is not trying to be yet another one but focus on the CX

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Data NativesData ScienceInternet of ThingsTech Trends

Dataconomy has joined forces with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, one of the world’s leading IoT entrepreneurs and influencers, to run an exclusive, 3-day IoT workshop in Berlin, February 24-26, 2017. Alexandra will host an intensive course where she will provide guidance and share everything she knows about how to build a business that offers

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Case StudiesData ScienceInternet of ThingsTech Trends

IoT data offers answers to a simple question: “Are things changing or staying the same?” There are new data streams generated each day, that make it possible to quantify the formerly unquantifiable. The Internet of Things (IoT) enables us to measure processes and react more quickly to ever-evolving conditions, not

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Big DataTech TrendsUnderstanding Big Data

This is Part 2 of Data Strategy series discussing “How To” following Part 1 of Data Strategy that dealt with “5 ‘W’s of Data Strategy”.  Strategy is about doing the right things and tactics is about doing things right. Data Strategy is about doing the right things to distill Data

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Data ScienceTech TrendsTechnology & IT

Cognitive Computing: What’s in a Name? Cognitive computing might be one of the many buzzwords that you today hear and see alongside such terms as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Big Data. However, quite opposite to these terms, Cognitive computing, as it seems, does not have a clear

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