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Overcoming the hype around predictive analytics for better business outcomes

As data-driven solutions become the norm, enterprises need to know exactly what’s going on behind all those buzzwords.

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The future of big data and AI boils down to one thing

When it comes to big data, analytics and AI, the value does not come from collecting the data, or even from deriving some insight from it — value comes from just one thing: action.

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These 3 types of customer data platforms are not one and the same

A true customer data platform must integrate data from across functional and channel-specific silos into a single customer view that is accessible in real-time.

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Matei Zaharia, creator of the Apache Spark project, on the big data framework | True Technologist Ep 2

In this episode of True Technologist, host Eric Knorr talks with Matei Zaharia, chief technologist at Databricks and an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford, about the Apache Spark and Apache Mesos projects

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When big data and cybersecurity collide

Protecting your company’s data starts with understanding it first.

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Effective artificial intelligence requires a healthy diet of data

Exploring how a solid foundation of data make AI less artificial and more intelligent.

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How big data has changed politics

An inside look into how big data is revolutionizing politics, for better or worse.

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The eye-opening new world of alternative investor data

The emerging alternative data category, which includes things as diverse as mobile location visit data and corporate air travel data is growing in popularity. Investors and others watching companies in auto, retail and other...

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Reality check: the complexities of mapping the world in 2018

Although it’s widely believed that high-quality data is readily available and accessible, that is not always the case – it is more common, however, in regions with three common attributes. Dan Adams, Vice President of Data Product...

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Why data science must stand at the forefront of customer acquisition

How valuable big data can be for any business looking for its customers.

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Shed light on your dark data before GDPR comes into force

Somewhere, hidden in the depths of your business, lies a threat you may never have considered. Lurking in the shadows, it silently multiplies beyond your control. It threatens your business’ security and could cost you dearly under...

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How blockchain empowers artificial intelligence

Today blockchain allows engineers to create blocks of artificial intelligence that work together with other blocks of AI.

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Leveraging analytics across the enterprise

Unlocking the value of data will be more and more a part of the digital transformation of enterprises.

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Why more knowledge is not always better for your organization

The challenge lies in addressing knowledge failures to maximize transformation of knowledge into organizational wisdom.

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17 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Data science is one of the fastest growing careers today and there aren't enough employees to meet the demand. Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on...

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Data, metadata and the AI horizon

The need to interact more as an orchestra than a factory.

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Why retail is the new data industry

Retailers can now take advantage of the massive product and inventory databases they already have, but in new ways that enhance the consumer experience and improve business results.

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Big data is not a barrier to entry

Just as big data is not the “new oil” or “information infrastructure,” neither is it a barrier to entry. Companies have vast quantities of new and free data available to them.

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