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A $280 billion healthcare problem ripe for technology innovation and predictive analytics

Behavioral health is a complicated and expensive issue in U.S healthcare today. It's also a field that is underfunded and ripe for technology-led innovation.

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Why today’s marketers need data

Data is marketing's most precious commodity -- now marketers need to leverage it.

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Mastering and managing data understanding

Data understanding is the knowledge you have about the data, the needs the data will satisfy, its content and location. There is no tool or artifact for data understanding, as it is expressed in business glossaries, data dictionaries,...

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AI expanding in the enterprise (whether or not you know it)

Many organizations are already using technologies that rely on artificial intelligence, according to a recent study, and many more will adopt AI technologies within the next two years.

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IBM promotes IT infrastructure for cognitive workloads

IBM has reinvented itself pretty much continuously since its founding more than 100 years ago. Now, the company is moving its focus to providing infrastructure for the coming era of cognitive workloads, the complex, AI-oriented,...

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How to hire for the right big data skill set

Hiring the right data scientists, analysts and engineers can be a daunting task. But with the right strategy, you'll be able to find the great candidates in no time.

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How analytics can prevent rather than explain tragedy

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that we are far more likely to use analytics badly and suggests that IT should take the reins to ensure the analytics process is as effective – and free of confirmation bias -- as possible.

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Weather or not: Thunderstorms and healthcare predictive analytics

The parallels between atmospheric science and healthcare predictive analytics.

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Why IT and marketing need to work together

For years, the IT and marketing departments have had a rocky relationship. As marketer's need to better understand the customer, it requires the investment and use of a significant amount of technology. It's time that the feud come to...

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Building artificial intelligence models with Internet-of-Things data

SparkCognition, a company with automatic model-building technology that sifts sensor and other instrumented data to predict failures and breaches, has added an augmented-reality layer to its user interface. Now, managers can "see"...

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6 ways data is taking over retail

Data has seeped into every nook and cranny of the retail process, thanks to everything from mobile devices and Wi-Fi to beacons, sensors, cookies and POS terminals. The result? A nearly total data takeover of the retail landscape.

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Review: 6 machine learning clouds

Amazon, Microsoft, Databricks, Google, HPE, and IBM machine learning toolkits run the gamut in breadth, depth, and ease

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Will healthcare play nice with data science?

Data science brings new understanding to healthcare and other scientific fields. But does healthcare want to be told something different from such an understanding?

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Review: HPE’s machine learning cloud overpromises, underdelivers

Haven OnDemand’s enterprise search and format conversions are the strongest services, while more interesting capabilities are not fully cooked

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How contract modeling could reshape the NFL—and help hospitals succeed

Applying data-mining and predictive modeling to level the playing field during contract negotiation.

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How data science helps Purdue predict student success

Most people know that a student who does well in a class would likely do well in another class, but could you predict whether a student would succeed based on how many times they logged into the campus network?

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Invisible analytics and the last mile in healthcare

Increasing consumerism means that patients have to feel like they are partners in their health care. Improved user experience design in technology and real-time analytics at the last mile that is invisible and improves the quality of...

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4 biggest misconceptions about hiring data scientists

You probably think you know what you need out of a data scientist. However, if you believe in any of these common misconceptions, it might be time to reevaluate your business' expectations for current and future data scientists.

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