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Maplight, Money in politics, lobbying

Maplight data analytics helps 'follow the money' in politics.

'Follow the money' was the advice for reporters investigating Watergate. Researchers now use technology to analyze the influence of money in government.

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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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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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The biggest data play yet could be coming from a company you've never heard of

A gap exists between those that create data and those that can benefit from that data. A company you may never have heard of, Knoema, is angling to centralize the many disconnected sources of data between the public and private sector....

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Adobe takes aim at customer experience, partners with Microsoft

With its new Experience Cloud offering, Adobe seeks to help enterprises optimize customer experiences. And working with Microsoft and other partners, it will create a standard semantic data model to make it easier to customize apps,...

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DataStax sets sights on customer experience

With companies increasingly making customer experience projects top priorities, DataStax is marshaling its resources in a move to help its customers build the data infrastructures to support them.

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Why great chief data officers are hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

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Are artificial intelligence systems intrinsically racist?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are promising spectacular gains, finding new cures, increasing efficiency and mitigating risks, but at what cost to our society, to our democracy?

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Teradata releases data lake platform to open source

The Kylo data lake management software platform, available via the Apache 2.0 license, aims to help organizations address common challenges in data lake implementation.

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Analytics 50: Call for 2017 entries (deadline extended)

Deadline extended to May 31. Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and CIO.com will again honor 50 organizations that excel at using analytics to solve business challenges. If you have an innovative project, now’s the time to...

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Data realities of 2017 and beyond

There’s no escaping the facts anymore: Data rules everything now. Are IT leaders prepared to deal with that?

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What is 'alternative data' and how can you use it?

Krishna Nathan, CIO of S&P Global, explains how 'alternative data,' such as satellite images and foot traffic, can transform a business.

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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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Splice Machine boosts hybrid relational data platform

The startup adds support for columnar storage, in-memory caching and cost-optimized AWS storage to its hybrid transactional and analytical processing platform.

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If healthcare is so expensive, why are so many hospitals running on such thin margins?

A look at the role technology plays in ensuring the sustainability of hospitals and health systems.

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Slack CEO describes 'Holy Grail' of virtual assistants

Stewart Butterfield wants to build a super bot that retrieves and correlates information from any enterprise application to find employees answers to sophisticated questions.

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The older I get the more agile I am

Agility is in the eye of the beholder. Do you know what it looks like?

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