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What is deep learning really?

Which deep learning network is best for you?

Open source deep learning neural networks are coming of age. There are several frameworks that are providing advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence (A.I.) capabilities over proprietary solutions. How do you determine...

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10 steps for creating a single view of your business

Many data-driven enterprises are seeking a single view of their customer data, which is often siloed and fragmented. MongoDB has developed a 10-step methodology to help you cut through the data management complexity to create that...

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3 paths to analytics leadership roles

Companies are on the hunt for analytics executives, but where can they find talent in such a new field?

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Jethro automates data engineering tasks for BI on Hadoop

By automating costly and time-consuming data engineering tasks associated with business intelligence on Hadoop, Jethro aims to accelerate BI queries.

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Why SMBs need to get project management right from the start

Project management products aren't just for big business. With increasing competition and the always-changing digital landscape, it's important for small businesses to take the grunt work out of critical business processes.

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AI, machine learning blossom in agriculture and pest control

In a departure from using AI and machine learning tools for tasks such as automating customer service, some companies are applying the technologies to grow better corn crops and exterminate bugs and vermin.

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Why your small business needs a mobile app

Many small businesses are unsure whether they need a mobile app, many believing that their mobile website is enough. Are you staying relevant?

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Why the subscription economy is the future of business

Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo says subscription-based companies are growing nine times faster than product companies and explains why ‘subscription relationship management’ platforms will replace existing ERP and CRM systems.

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Data science is a contact sport

Data science is a contact sport because data scientists have to interact with various other teams in the organization at different points in the data science life cycle.

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Big data and the risks of using NoSQL databases

Using big data to extract value from your data is one thing. However, using NoSQL can increase your technical debt and put your enterprise at risk of data integrity and the lack of resilience.

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CIOs will thwart cybersecurity threats with behavioral analytics in 2017

Software that detects and alerts companies to anomalous behavior are on CIOs' purchase lists for the New Year, when spending on cybersecurity tools is expected to increase.

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Analytics 50 proves the power of a good partnership

CIO.com and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business worked together to make the inaugural year of the Analytics 50 awards program a success.

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Analytics 50: How big data innovators reap results

Five winners of the 2016 CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

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Top 4 big data and analytics trends of 2016

Big data and advanced analytics continued to make inroads in the enterprise in 2016 as organizations learned how to interrogate data to better understand their customers and drive efficiencies.

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Leveraging the value of data-centric processes

In the fourth installment of our Turning Data Into Insights series, we cover organizational data processes and how to make them more data-centric. We also break down the ways these processes can have the most impact on the areas of...

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CIO Nov/Dec Digital Magazine: Analytics innovators reap results

Cover story: Five winners of the CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.

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How to use data to design the best market for your company

Can you use technology to create the market your business wants? Behavioral economics say, ‘yes’ — and thanks to big data it’s about to become a service any business can access.

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