The ease with which customer-facing business units obtain self-service analytics platforms is leading to a proliferation of analytics in the enterprise. But that proliferation of self-service analytics presents corporate IT with breakthrough opportunity. Governance of analytics is perhaps the only domain that the strategic CxO should be expected to have primary responsibility for.
Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging data analytics to improve their project performance. rn
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.
In acquiring the crowdsourcing platform for predictive modeling and machine learning competitions, Google gains access to 600,000 data scientists in a notoriously talent-strapped market. The company says the deal will help it democratize AI.
In the healthcare sector’s pursuit of improved medical outcomes at lower costs, the only stakeholder yet to get fully involved is the patient. That’s changing now, and unlikely collaborations are emerging to serve the involved patient. rn
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.
Seeking to reduce barriers to entry, NoSQL database specialist MongoDB has added a free tier to its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The company has also announced a new utility to make it easier to migrate data from existing deployments into the service.
Data warehousing is evolving from centralized repositories to logical data warehouses leveraging data virtualization and distributed processing. Make sure you’re not using old terminology to explain new initiatives.
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 nominate it for an Analytics 50 award.
What happens when you combine geographic information system (GIS) and internet of things/sensor data with data from operations, customers, finance and marketing? You get an unbeatable competitive edge for business.
The Trillium Precise data-as-a-service product is a data quality and enrichment offering that’s designed to provide single view of your customers enhancing identification, communication and interaction.
This is a continuation of my series on "Five Tips for Leading Agile Data Management Development Teams." Here, I discuss the third tip: Provide coaching and advice as needed — to both self-managing teams and individual team members.rn
Increasingly, healthcare has come to recognize that aggregated, universal health data is needed. Efforts at population health management, as well as research into underlying patterns of disease and health, rely on aggregated data. Numerous ventures in this direction are now emerging. It is important to understand where we are in this evolution, and what kinds of future technologies can emerge once we get there.
Innovation is the life line of a company and creates a sustaining competitive advantage. In today's information economy – every company is a technology company and need to have a strategy to become a digital enterprise. IT leaders are in a unique position to influence and shape this journey with the advent of big data, hybrid clouds and AI & machine learning driven algorithmic products. This practical framework discusses some of the proven techniques to bring IT led innovations to the forefront and enable an agile IT organization that stays in the path of success for emerging trends.
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. revolution, but ask questions like these: How will we delight customers? Become more competitive? And what type of A.I. should we embrace?
Traditional measures of patient experience are inadequate in the emerging digital health marketplace. Providers must harness social media data and manage their online reputations. Here's how one health system did it.rn
CES was all abuzz about Alexa and Davos was talking about the impact of the advancements of artificial intelligence. You need to educate your leadership, nominate a thought leader, get your data in order and begin your A.I. plan.
Looking for hope in the midst of all the news chaos? Post-electorally, 2016's election has been a great demonstration of the democratization of opportunity to do social good. Maybe we can change the discussion this year – there's more opportunity than ever before for technology, and inspired pioneers, to tackle challenges in the social space around us; and maybe 2016 helped open our eyes.
The digital age has originated an amazing phenomenon: the appearance of hybrid professionals called marketing technologists. At the theoretical level it is a thought-provoking concept, but watching it transform into reality is not so simple and can create misconceptions in this fast-evolving digital world where IT and marketing are strategically converging.
Recent announcements by the ONC and the FDA for partnership programs on artificial intelligence and blockchain show us how these advanced technologies could transform healthcare, in everything from drug discovery to diagnosis and treatment.
Healthcare is a vast, intensely complex ecosystem. In order to make sense off all the variety found in the sector, we can categorize health IT efforts into two segments: organizing the world's medical information, and making the data universally useful and available.
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