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How can machine learning create features in human-understandable ways?

Why explain and re-explain logic when you can design a machine learning system to automatically learn for you? Performing activities that add value required access to data and intelligence. Start by defining the data you require to...

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When will science create ethical robots?

Is it possible for robots to have a bias? If robots attempt to imitate human behavior, isn’t it possible that they could make unethical choices -- just as people can make unethical choices?

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3 keys to financial success in the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things is moving to a higher gear with smaller steps as demonstrated by several recent deployments. One company is providing a working tutorial of three steps to a cost effective deployment of IIoT.

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How can you predict the costs of a data breach for your company?

A common fear of privacy officers is a data breach, the unauthorized acquisition or processing of personal information that is maintained by an organization. When I discuss data breaches, the question of the impacts to tan...

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Building the predictive enterprise: What CIOs should tell CEOs about A.I.

Artificial intelligence is a powerful, strategically important technology that can turn your organization into a predictive enterprise. But CIOs need to work with their CEOs to clarify the business case for A.I. Get ready for the A.I....

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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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Diving into Microsoft's Azure Data Lake

The new Azure Data Lake service aims to let you get value out of all your data in the cloud, using familiar tools and skills.

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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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Preparing your enterprise for IoT and automation in the workplace: Part 1

Part 1 of this three-part series explores key findings, recommendations and business-critical areas to understand when planning, refining or implementing IoT solutions in business or industrial sectors.

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New CIO paradigms for cybersecurity and prevention

Cybersecurity experts are quietly changing their approach to security. What you know and value about security prevention is eroding. The federal government's HR department learned the hard way. You don’t have to.

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How Trump defeated Clinton using analytics

Columnist Rob Enderle writes that by following the three rules of analytics Trump won the election.

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Authoritative misinformation: blockchain and the humor of bad predictions

The pitted history of innovation is fraught with bad information, poor advice and unstable experts. The overly enthusiastic to the sorely pessimistic — listen for a balanced tone.

Ensuring the quality of 'fit for purpose' data

John Ladley, President of First San Francisco Partners, shares his thoughts on data quality. He says quality is more than just accuracy -- quality must also be focused on data's usage and its timeliness, relevance and accuracy....

Looking for an A.I. strategy? Start with an 'interrupt' strategy

A discussion of an 'interrupt' strategy and how artificial intelligence and machine learning can transform how enterprises do business.

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How IoT makes electricity generation more efficient

With the help of GE Power, the New York Power Authority is leveraging sensors and predictive analytics to reduce unplanned downtime and make its 16 generating facilities and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines more...

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How UPS delivers predictive analytics

The global shipping company’s BI and big data analytics platform offers increased visibility and control and the capability to identify patterns and movement across its transportation network. For customers this means foul weather...

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Changing the customer conversation with predictive data analysis

From integrated big data platforms to location-based mobile apps to real-time package tracking, the ability to explore, segment and predict customer behavior is a rapidly expanding frontier.

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