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Is your organization data-driven? Across industries, data has become a core component of most modern businesses. Here is how budgets and corporate planning reflect this trend. A McKinsey study found that 36% of companies say data has had an impact on industry-wide competition, while 32% report actively changing their long-term

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Google, Microsoft, et al continue to perfect their search engines – but too often search is not enough. The watchword today is “discovery” – where you don’t just search for information, but information finds you. Why is discovery better than search? One reason is because of the overload of data

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Businesses can contribute to reducing climate change if they focus on collecting and analyzing data around refrigerant use, particularly within the supply change. Refrigerant usage and waste rates play one of the most damaging roles in climate change. When we don’t understand what’s contributing to a problem, it’s nearly impossible

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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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From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to GDPR and data breach headlines, the idea that consumers should know how their data is used is gaining traction with governments and consumer groups. What does this trend mean for companies that rely on consumer data for their business model? Right now, consumer data

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Netflix excels at attracting users to its platform and hooking them on to the content it provides. For several years, pharmaceutical companies have wanted to achieve the same thing with specialised medical content. But is it that easy to transfer the “Netflix principle” to the pharmaceutical industry? What kind of

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With ecommerce sales skyrocketing, the options for online transactions are manifold. But what are the problems that come with these many choices to pay? Find out.  Global e-commerce sales hit $29 trillion in 2017 according to data released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) early this

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The upcoming end-of-support deadline presents serious risks for late adopters and significant opportunity for IT professionals. Here is how MSPs can create new business by urging customers not to wait until the last minute to upgrade. The end of support for Microsoft Exchange 2010 is approaching and MSPs must take

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What is the  Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act? How does it affect the residents of New York? What does it mean for the future of companies?  Read on. The past few years have seen data breaches affecting millions of people in ways ranging from harmless to

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In an increasingly competitive market, how are fintech companies adapting to improve their decision making? In industries such as insurance, capital markets, cryptocurrency, wealth and asset management — alternative data is proving to be a valuable source of insight. Like a broken leaf to a hunter or a change of

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