Thor Olavsrud

Senior Writer

Thor Olavsrud covers data analytics, business intelligence, and data science for CIO.com. He resides in New York.

What is natural language processing? The business benefits of NLP explained

Top 12 BI tools of 2020

Top 12 BI tools of 2020

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

At Port of Seattle, machine learning streamlines air cargo operations

At Port of Seattle, machine learning streamlines air cargo operations

The government agency's air cargo team at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is using artificial intelligence and computer vision for object detection and cataloging to improve operational efficiency.

4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2020

4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2020

Modernizing data management, democratization of analytics, and the need to establish trust will be of critical importance this year, as data strategy becomes a key digital business enabler.

Bank of America brings AI to equity capital markets

Bank of America brings AI to equity capital markets

Machine learning and artificial intelligence is helping Bank of America's bankers more accurately identify investors for IPOs.

9 master data management certifications that will pay off

9 master data management certifications that will pay off

Individuals with expertise in master data management (MDM) are essential to helping organizations get the most out of their data and comply with regulations. Here are the MDM certifications that will give your career an edge.

Catholic Relief Services leverages machine learning to fight hunger

Catholic Relief Services leverages machine learning to fight hunger

Data collection and machine learning help CRS predict which households will face food scarcity within the next few months, allowing it to respond faster and more efficiently.

Oracle unleashes cloud-based data science platform

Oracle unleashes cloud-based data science platform

The database giant is leveraging assets from its acquisition of DataScience.com to deliver a new enterprise-grade, cloud-based data science platform focused on collaboration.

What is data governance? A best practices framework for managing data assets

What is data governance? A best practices framework for managing data assets

Data governance defines roles, responsibilities, and processes for ensuring accountability for and ownership of data assets across the enterprise.

Bayer uses digital twins to reshape business strategy

Bayer uses digital twins to reshape business strategy

Bayer Crop Science has created 'virtual factories' to provide dynamic digital representations of the equipment and processes for each of its nine North American corn seed manufacturing sites.

Verizon boosts customer service with NLP

Verizon boosts customer service with NLP

The telecom giant has reduced costs and improved customer service response times by leveraging natural language processing and deep learning to automatically process requests.

Predictive analytics help PPG customers prevent corrosion

Predictive analytics help PPG customers prevent corrosion

The supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials has created a new analytics service to help its customers maximize the uptime and life expectancy of their industrial assets.

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