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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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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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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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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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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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In 2018, the GDPR changed how tech companies handle data privacy. In 2019, it’s influencing the public’s perception of internet privacy and changing how tech companies treat violations—and one another. Last month, I wrote about the state of internet privacy in the context of the GDPR and other regulations that

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Here is what “The State of European Tech 2018”, a data-driven analytical report by Atomico reveals about the factors that are accelerating the growth of tech in the European economy The comparison of Europe’s tech scene with Silicon Valley in the U.S and Asia (particularly China) has been a topic

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The digital revolution has completely changed the way we buy and rent movies. Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google and other on-demand entertainment service providers have made the brick-and-mortar video stores irrelevant. In July 2018, in Bend, Oregon, the last standing Blockbuster store shut its doors for good. That’s quite a comedown

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Throughout my ongoing meetings and conferences about the GDPR and how it relates to cutting-edge technologies, I encounter many ‘add-on’ privacy solutions such as ‘secure your Office 365’, ‘breach detection’ and ‘fix your network.’ Such options, which aim to patch privacy vulnerabilities as they arise, also have the secondary effect

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Vehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing!  And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk. But wait, even more popularly discussed

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Artificial Intelligence is dominating innovation in companies across the globe- doesn’t matter if they are giant conglomerates or young startups. According to a report by Research and Markets titled Artificial Intelligence Market by Technology, and Industry Vertical – Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025, the global Artificial Intelligence market

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