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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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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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