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For many years now, becoming a data scientist has been the goal for many. Billed as the hottest role of the 21st century, data scientists are among the highest paid in the IT industry and one of the most scarce right now. In fact, according to Glassdoor, the average salary

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AI is now prevalent in major companies and services that we use every day. From product recommendations to personalized ads, from voice assistants to image recognition, AI helps us in hundreds of ways. That’s fine if you’re a digital-first company, born on the internet and versed in data science, machine

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Many e-commerce companies are looking to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to reach more customers, improve their products and boost their sales. The trend can already be seen in e-commerce websites that feature recommendation engines, chatbots and smart assistants. These types of AI technology adoptions are likely to continue. According to Gartner, 37% of

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What does the cloud industry has to offer for the year 2020? What are the trends we will see in cloud adoption and cloud-to-cloud migration? How will 5G impact cloud adoption? Read on.  The global economic outlook has been lukewarm heading into 2020, yet there is much reason for confidence

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Over the past decade, the idea of a Chief Data Officer (CDO) grew from a loosely-defined, pioneering role to a key partner and peer of the CIO.  Recently Forbes shared a survey of Fortune 1000 companies where almost 70% reported hiring a full-time executive in that role. For most teams,

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The talent shortage in architecture and engineering is huge. As noted by the World Economic Forum, the ongoing shortage of labour, including a shortage of professional talent for designers, architects, and higher levels of management, has “undermined project management and execution, adversely affecting cost, timelines and quality.” Ultimately, time is

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Can you fight cancer with the help of Big Data and Machine Learning? How can these technologies help in the procedure of diagnosis, drug discovery and treating cancer? Cancer is an ailment with a long tail distribution. This implies there are different explanations for this condition to take place with

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What is the promise of AI to radiologists? How will the future customize preventive medicine using cross-functional data, like genomics and historical data? Read on.  One hundred and fourteen years ago, the first Röntgen Congress was held in Berlin to explore Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s discovery, X- Rays, a medical miracle

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Much like other industries struggling to stay afloat in the stormy waters of the global economy, the shipping industry is seeking its own transformation after years of overcapacity and tumbling freight rates.  Generating more revenues oftentimes depends on undercutting competitors’ prices, accepting lower margins and even tolerating losses on certain

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In the age of the internet, personal data is more vulnerable to attacks than ever before. Here’s how edge security provides protection for consumers from their information being exposed to the clutches of the dark web.   Currently, data storage by corporations involves customers providing companies with their private data

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