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Digital transformation dominates most CIO priority lists pertaining to questions such as:  How will digital transformation affect IT infrastructure? Will technology live on-premise or in the cloud? Depending on where that data lives, an organization requires different skill sets. If you’re building these resources in-house, then you need an infrastructure

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After retailers suffered a bad year with bankruptcies, store closures and lower store footfall, we discuss why now is the time for retailers to invest in data and advanced technologies to boost consumer relations.   Bricks and mortar retailers would sooner forget 2018. The year that brought 16 U.S. bankruptcies,

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ContributorsFeaturedInternet of ThingsTechnology & IT

The era of everything-as-a-service (XaaS) has provided both an opportunity and a challenge for companies across industries. The XaaS model, a subscription-based solution that makes cloud-based applications available on demand unlike the traditional license-based platforms of the past, delivers several noteworthy advantages over its predecessors. Between cost reductions and easier

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BI & AnalyticsContributorsFeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & IT

In 2018, the GDPR changed how tech companies handle data privacy. In 2019, it’s influencing the public’s perception of internet privacy and changing how tech companies treat violations—and one another. Last month, I wrote about the state of internet privacy in the context of the GDPR and other regulations that

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataContributorsData ScienceFeatured

If you’re a Data Scientist, you’ve likely spent months earnestly developing and then deploying a single predictive model. The truth is that once your model is built – that’s only half the battle won. A quarter of a Data Scientist’s working life often goes something like this: You met with

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Artificial IntelligenceBI & AnalyticsBig DataContributorsData ScienceFeatured

Big Data and AI can help with the growing care provider shortage. Here is how and why. One percent of the global population possesses 40-percent of all the world’s wealth, a persistent issue for which economists and politicians have debated about for some time. Economic inequality is a problem that’s

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BlockchainContributorsEducationFeatured

Smart classrooms aren’t too far off, and blockchain technology may become an integral part of schools all over the globe in a few years. But how will this system help administrators and students? Bitcoin is the most well-known virtual currency in the world, at one time reaching a value of

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataContributorsData ScienceFeaturedMarketing & SalesTech TrendsUnderstanding Big Data

Here is why Data Scientists need to think like a behavioural economist or psychologist when they communicate or story tell their insights. This helps companies to take concrete and bias-free decisions to acquire customers, retain employees and deal with managers within the organization. Picture this scenario: There are two investment

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BlockchainContributorsFeaturedHealthcare

Blockchain technology can power an open DNA data marketplace that drives a new wave of genomics research to transform precision medicine and the treatment of rare diseases. Humanity is at the very beginning of a tremendously exciting era of precision medicine. The cost of genome sequencing a person has already

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ContributorsFeaturedRetail & ConsumerTechnology & IT

The digital revolution has completely changed the way we buy and rent movies. Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google and other on-demand entertainment service providers have made the brick-and-mortar video stores irrelevant. In July 2018, in Bend, Oregon, the last standing Blockbuster store shut its doors for good. That’s quite a comedown

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