Kumar.Srivastava

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Kumar Srivastava has spent his career building big data and analytics products as part of a diverse and broad application set such as social networking, online security, identity, reputation and trust management, online fraud and abuse, online search and advertising, digital platforms, mobile applications and monetization services.

Kumar has worked with organizations of all sizes, from Fortune 50 companies to midsize businesses and small startups, and he has been involved in research at Columbia University and has led products that have been honored as industry-defining by customers and analysts.

Srivastava holds several patents and regularly writes thought leadership articles about the convergence of big data, analytics, cloud, mobile and digital and its impact on and opportunity for entrepreneurship and innovation. He has been published in Forbes, Wired, Entrepreneur and other publications, and he wrote a book on APIs and platform product management.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Kumar Srivastava and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Kumar.Srivastava

Key cloud trends for 2018
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Key cloud trends for 2018

Some realizations that enterprises are likely to have about how the cloud impacts their business.
January 23, 2018
Planning for disaster recovery
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Planning for disaster recovery

Let's face it: downtimes are not only frequent, but expected. What is your company doing to to ensure speedy recovery and restoration of service when the inevitable occurs?
January 4, 2018
Nobody likes apps that crash
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Nobody likes apps that crash

Why developers should pay attention to their crash reports.
December 27, 2017
Intelligent image and video management for the enterprise
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Intelligent image and video management for the enterprise

As image and data quality goes up – driven by better capture, transfer, processing and compressing technologies – the ability to store and process these images and video data easily becomes a competitive advantage.
November 13, 2017
Developing leaders for managing AI-driven businesses
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Developing leaders for managing AI-driven businesses

A long-term approach and investment is required to train the next generation of business leaders who can leverage the state of the art to make the best decisions for their customers, users, employees, stakeholders and shareholders.
November 1, 2017
To be AI-first, move beyond managing data warehouses
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To be AI-first, move beyond managing data warehouses

Enterprises need to define a path to data-maturity and that requires reshaping and reorganizing their data storage, description, maintenance and value generation processes, procedures, tooling and functions.
October 24, 2017
Chatty chatbots and the ‘time to frustration’
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Chatty chatbots and the ‘time to frustration’

Chatbots offer a new, unique and potentially delightful interaction channel if done right. However, enterprises need to ensure that their chatbots don't become too chatty and frustrate their users.
May 9, 2017
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Data science is a contact sport

Data science is a contact sport because data scientists have to interact with various other teams in the organization at different points in the data science life cycle.
March 9, 2017
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4 strategies for driving analytics culture change

Driving analytics culture change is hard. Here are 4 key strategies to make the process of changing your analytics culture easier and more data driven.
July 27, 2015