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How to send SMS text messages from R

See how to send a text message directly from an R script with Twilio and the Twilio R package.

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5 data analytics investments worth the hype

Analytics technologies are all too often hyped as transformational magic. But these five emerging analytics investments look promising and productive enough to fuel future bottom-line benefits.

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Domo vs. Tableau: Self-service analytics tools compared

Self-service business intelligence has become the go-to tool for business decisions. Here’s how Domo and Tableau stack up on features and pricing.

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Analytics drives competitive advantage at Western Digital

$20B global manufacturer created a Digital Analytics Office to drive speed of insight and scale of operations.

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How to use the sf package in R

See how to do GIS calculations in R with this tutorial on finding the ZIP code for a US address.

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Carmen Casagranda joins Chubb Life as global CIO

Leaves Cigna International after nearly 10 years

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Top 5 strategic priorities for CIOs in 2020

IT leaders from health-care, retail and tech sectors share their strategic priorities for 2020. Hint: Analytics, automation and cloud play big roles in CIOs’ roadmaps.

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12 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are a dozen certifications that could give your career an edge.

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Machine learning and AI advancements

The hype around artificial intelligence and machine learning is giving way to real use. Join us as InfoWorld’s Serdar Yegulalp and IDG TECHtalk host Ken Mingis discuss how AI and ML have become easier to put into production, how AI...

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15 data science certifications that will pay off

Looking to get ahead as a data scientist? Earning one of these data science certs will help you stand out in one of the hottest careers in IT.

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How to merge in R

See how to merge data in R three different ways: with base R’s merge function, dplyr’s family of join functions, and the data.table package.

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AI in retail: Survival depends on getting smart

Machine learning is fast becoming a must-have for retailers looking to stave off disruption, but the barriers to entry — upfront cost and data prep — remain an obstacle for most.

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The big picture from Tableau Conference 2019

More AI, more preparation, more cloud integration were the key takeaways from the analytics platform maker’s annual event.

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CDO resumes: 4 tips for landing a chief data officer role

Chief data officers are on the rise as businesses embrace data-driven strategies. But you’ll want to follow these four tips to write the perfect CDO resume to get the job.

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7 ways IT can help cut friction from the customer experience

Top-notch CX is a digital business imperative. Here’s how to ensure your organization’s customer and client experience is hassle-free.

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How analytics help justify the role of the CIO

CIOs require unified intelligence for data-driven insights leading to actionable organizational decision making.

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How to use the dtplyr package

The dtplyr 1.0 package lets you write dplyr R code and access speedy data.table performance. Find out how

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Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite

Enterprises will soon have access to Azure Arc and Azure Synapse Analytics, two new services that bolster Microsoft’s cloud offerings.

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