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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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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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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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How big data is disrupting the gaming industry

For gaming companies that are in it for the long-run, they need to use all the tools they have access to and use them to their fullest potential – and this now includes big data analysis.

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Snowflake, now a unicorn, eyes global growth for cloud data warehouse

Fueled by a capital injection of $263 million making it the first cloud-native data warehouse startup to achieve "unicorn" status, Snowflake is set this year to expand its global footprint, offer cross-regional, data-sharing...

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Data is not the new oil or the infrastructure of the digital economy

Some are claiming that data is the “new oil.” Some claim that data is infrastructure. Both of these assertions are false.

4 weather trends that will play out in 2018

No matter what Mother Nature decides to throw at us this year, the key to all weather trends is to be prepared.

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Data enrichment – a force multiplier in a big data environment

As data usage increases, data quality will only continue to evolve.

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Lifting big data to the sky: Hadoop-as-a-Service is gaining rapid traction

The cloud is becoming the location of choice for organizations expediting their digital activities. Here's what to consider when evaluating a HaaS provider.

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Why weather data is now your business

4 strategies for CIOs to maximize the value of advanced weather data.

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4 ways big data analytics is disrupting the agriculture industry

Big data analytics has made such a widespread impact in the agriculture industry that it’s hard to pinpoint all of its effects, and harder still to predict what changes it might bring. These four ways are just a taste of that impact.

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5 companies using big data to disrupt healthcare

Big data analytics are disrupting industries everywhere, but health care is especially feeling the seismic shift in technology.

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Oracle leverages AI to push enterprise apps as users move to cloud

Ratcheting up the pace of enhancements to its software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) offerings, Oracle is riding the wave of companies that are ditching on-premises enterprise apps and heading to the cloud.

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