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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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Data NativesFeaturedMachine LearningStartupsTech Trends

Vice-President of XING’s Data Science team, Dr. Sébastien Foucaud, believes the time of blackbox AI is behind us. The market leader in the DACH region has a vision for its Machine Learning: it should be explainable to the boss, as well as to users.  Focussing on German-speaking countries since 2012,

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BlockchainCybersecurityFeaturedTech Trends

What is the big problem with the right to be forgotten (right to erasure, Article 17) under the GDPR? As Blockchain generally is immutable, and the GDPR requires personal data to be deleted – many people therefore conclude that it is impossible to store any kind of personal data on

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Actionable metrics allow marketers to assess their activities for in-depth reporting and real-time optimisation. Marketers must look beyond vanity metrics and the number of integrations data intelligence providers can offer to focus on actionable metrics relevant to their business goals. Marketers’ need for insight is driving a surge in measurement

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A data management plan in a company is not something that can be implemented in isolation by one department or a team in your organisation, it is rather a collective effort – similar to how different players perform in a basketball court.   From the smallest schoolyard to the biggest pro

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ContributorsCybersecurityFeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & IT

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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For over the last decade, some of the most successful companies on earth have made their riches by mining user data and selling it to advertisers. The big question is whether this will continue to be a sustainable business model with the ever-mounting scrutiny on data privacy and if not

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