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The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

Three Critical Aspects Of Design Thinking For Big Data Solutions
Big DataContributorsFeaturedTechnology & IT

Design thinking continues to be all the rage amongst organizations of all kinds – from academia to startups, to agencies and consultancies, or large enterprises. The concept is popular today not because it’s new per se, but its approach to problem-solving fits well with the digital transformation that companies are

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Not Accounting For Bias In Ai Is Reckless
Artificial IntelligenceBI & AnalyticsContributorsFeaturedMachine LearningTechnology & IT

I’ll never forget my “aha” moment with bias in AI. I was working at IBM as the product owner for Watson Visual Recognition. We knew that the API wasn’t the best in class at returning “accurate” tags for images, and we needed to improve it. I was nervous about the

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The Right Workforce Turns Data Into Rocket Fuel For Ai Projects
Artificial IntelligenceContributorsFeaturedMachine LearningTechnology & IT

Breaking down the workforce options for AI developers to structure raw data for machine learning. Here is a look. While it may seem like artificial intelligence (AI) has hit the big time, a lot of work needs to be done before its potential really come to life. In our modern

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“With Prol​iferatio​n Of Digitized Technologies, The Public Is Becoming Aware Of Data-Collecting Sensors &Amp; It’s Concerns” 
BI & AnalyticsBlockchainData NativesMachine LearningStartupsTech TrendsTechnology & IT

How to implement an anonymous data collection scheme that allows the manufacturer to anonymously collect data from its end devices without knowing exactly which device it came from? Yes, this is one of the challenges for the second Blockchain Hackathon (part of LongHash Cryptocon Vol2) in Berlin on May 18-19

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Ai Jobs Disruption – Why The U.s. Financial Services Industry Is Different
Artificial IntelligenceContributorsFeaturedFinTechinfographicsTechnology & IT

No longer considered the “future of work,” AI is infiltrating industries and job roles at impactful rates. Across the U.S. economy, one-third of the U.S. workers are interacting with some form of AI in their jobs today – even if many of these interactions are still in a limited capacity.

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Are Citizens Prepared For The Data Implications Of Smart Cities?
FeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & ITTransportation & Logistics

What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population are expected to live in cities by 2050, scientists are seeking new and innovative ways

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Why There Are It Outages – And What To Do About Them?
BI & AnalyticsCybersecurityFeaturedTechnology & IT

What do fat fingers, power failures, and Godzilla have in common? Answer: They have all been responsible for IT outages that, even if they aren’t caused by Godzilla, can cause monster-sized budget holes for companies. How monster-sized? A Rand Organization report says that according to 98% of organizations, IT outages

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How To Apply Predictive Analytics To Premiership Football To Beat The Bookies
BI & AnalyticsCase StudiesFeaturedGamingTech TrendsTechnology & IT

A few years ago, I combined my day job as a data engineer, helping customers engineer data analytics, with my love for  football and set out to beat the bookies. It’s an exciting game to play, and I have learned a lot about the merits of different predictive models that

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How Agile Cloud Solutions Can Upgrade On-Prem Performance: The Bi Business Case
FeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & IT

Moving IT to the cloud is one of the main objectives  for many companies. But once achieved, they find managing data in a hybrid environment a challenge. This is when metadata management becomes more important than ever. Cloud vs. on-premises? It’s one of those topics that you hear broached at

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How Machine Learning Can Drive Retail Success
ContributorsMachine LearningMarketing & SalesRetail & ConsumerTechnology & IT

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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