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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.

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The global COVID-19 pandemic has generated a wide variety of responses from citizens, governments, charities, organizations, and the startup community worldwide. At the time of writing, the number of confirmed cases has now exceeded 1,000,000, affecting 204 countries and territories. From mandated lockdowns to applauding health workers from balconies, a

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According to WHO, it took more than 3 months to reach the first 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide, but only 12 days to reach 200,000, 4 days to reach 300,000, 3 days to reach 400,000 and another 5 to reach 700,000. China’s cases rocketed in the early weeks of

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The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) is finally being realized across a wide variety of industries. AI is now viewed as a crucial technology to adopt for enterprises to thrive in today’s business environment. Healthcare, in particular, has been one of the industries that AI advocates expect to be revolutionized

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In just one day, the HackCorona initiative gathered over 1700 people and 300 selected hackers came up with 23 digital solutions to help the world fight the COVID-19 outbreak during the 48-hour long virtual hackathon by Data Natives and Hacking Health. Here are the results. HackCorona was created on March 17th

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SMEs are the unsung heroes of any economy- producing numerous jobs, the backbone to big corporates to scale up and still struggling to sustain themselves. They are unable to innovate as fast as younger companies and lack the funds that larger corporations have.  As we enter a new decade, over half (58%) of

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It’s not a lack of data that’s holding companies back from digital transformation. Data is pouring in from more sources than ever. It’s not that analytics aren’t available. Businesses have access to rich descriptive analytics to build profiles that answer the “who” questions and diagnostic analytics to answer the “why”

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Will there be any data-transfer or migration complications post-Brexit? If yes, here is how you could avoid them.  Since 2016, the United Kingdom and the European Union have braced for the looming Brexit, or the British exit from the EU. Departure deadlines have been set and extensions have been made

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Patient privacy and safety have always been cornerstones of the U.S. healthcare system. But in today’s digital era, there are apps tracking the most sensitive information such as the female menstrual cycle and fertility window. The collection of this data might be valuable for the future of healthcare – the

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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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Organizations implementing AI have increased by 270 per cent over the last four years, according to a recent survey by Gartner. Even though the implementation of AI is a growing trend, 63 per cent of organizations haven’t deployed this technology. What is holding them back: cost, talent shortage? For many

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