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Big Data and analytics go hand-in-hand. New and improved tools allow vast data sets to be finessed, and previously unmanageable data structures to be tamed.

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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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Virtual radio access networks (vRANs) represent the next stage of network virtualization and present a new use case for edge datacentres in mobile infrastructures. Implementations based on open source are currently being introduced, primarily in 4G LTE networks. Test environments for 5G mobile networks exist already. Radio access networks comprise

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Data has never been more relevant for understanding consumer behavior. With data scientists in high demand and earning six figures or more a year, this is undeniable. Technology is changing the way that consumers think and behave. By creating experiences that align with consumer demands, business leaders can create profits

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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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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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Here is how Big Data can help you in your growth strategies in ecommerce Ecommerce is taking a bigger slice of the global retail pie. In the US, for example, ecommerce currently accounts for approximately 10% of all retail sales, a number that’s projected to swell to nearly 18% by

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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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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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If you’re a Data Scientist, you’ve likely spent months earnestly developing and then deploying a single predictive model. The truth is that once your model is built – that’s only half the battle won. A quarter of a Data Scientist’s working life often goes something like this: You met with

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Big Data and AI can help with the growing care provider shortage. Here is how and why. One percent of the global population possesses 40-percent of all the world’s wealth, a persistent issue for which economists and politicians have debated about for some time. Economic inequality is a problem that’s

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