Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS),U.K., the organisation responsible for managing university and college applications, will incorporate Splunk to help release A-level results on August 14th. Splunk provides operational intelligence software that monitors, reports and analyzes real-time machine data. Enterprise IT architect at UCAS, Peter Raymond, says that the work
Machine Learning – mining already available data to predict trends and patterns – is increasingly becoming integrated into the fabric of our daily lives. Services such as demand forecasting, virtual assistants, search portals, fraud detection, spam filters, are all powered by machine learning. And there is more on its way.
Open data is becoming an increasingly powerful tool; especially when it has cloud resources and analytics tools from industry leaders to back it up. Recent years have seen complex datasets on social media emotion expression, genomics, and even human history in its entirety released to the public. In light of
It’s often said (with a slight tone of disdain) that American hospitals are run like businesses. What better way then to improve efficiency and healthcare than with financial sticks-and-carrots? This was the idea behind part of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. Heart failure re-admissions alone cost Medicare