Big Data

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How Netflix built a House of Cards with big data

Big data is changing everything – including the way small and mid sized enterprises do business

IDG Research: Younger workers have stronger belief in big data

IDG Research addresses the data and analytics space

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How big data is disrupting the oil and gas industry

Big data is changing everything. The oil and gas industry is finally catching up.

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Got big data? Go public cloud or go home.

By 2020, firms that are not fully leveraging the public cloud for big data analytics will be hard-pressed to keep the pace set by digital leaders that innovate with emerging technology faster than their competitors.

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Robots aren't coming – they're already here

What is your AI vision? To stay competitive it is critical to define how AI and machine learning can take your business to the next digital level and build your plan of action.

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How big data is disrupting education

A deep dive into how big data technology is disrupting the education industry.

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Trailblazers: Notes from the new data frontier

Trailblazers have to overcome obstacles – both old and new – as they navigate new terrain. And their reward for choosing to pioneer, rather than follow, gives them a first-mover advantage.

3 keys to keep your data lake from becoming a data swamp

3 keys to keeping your data lake from becoming a data swamp

Data lakes can store all your business data with ease, but beware: That massive repository of data can get bogged down, choking your data off from your users. Here’s how to prevent your data lake from turning into a data swamp.

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Plausibility as a data quality metric...Are you kidding, ECB?

European Central Bank has introduced Plausibility as a Data Quality Metric. This article explains the practicalities of implementing a fuzzy data quality metric like "Plausibility"

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What Quest Diagnostics’ new study tells us about healthcare IT and value-based care

The shift towards value-based care is real, however the pace of change will depend on addressing several structural and technology challenges.

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The 5 key drivers of digital transformation today

Five key trends emerged from Forrester's recent Digital Transformation Summit, held May 9-10 in Chicago. These include the rise of AI and a heightened urgency for legacy enterprises to accelerate the rate of their digital evolution.

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The AI fight is escalating: This is the IT giants' next move

Artificial intelligence is where the competition is in IT, with Microsoft and Google both parading powerful, always-available AI tools for the enterprise at their respective developer conferences, Build and I/O, in May.

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6 ways to manage your data – and team

Decision-making without data is as unwise as it is archaic. Companies must invest in software and products that crunch numbers effectively and allow the team to make decisions in a meticulous and calm manner.

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New tool tallies your big data debt

The free Dremio Big Data Debt Calculator is a new tool from data analytics startup Dremio designed to help enterprises estimate the unplanned cost that stems from the use of non-relational data management technologies.

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5 ways companies should use AI

AI is no longer a thing of dystopian sci-fi novels. Today, it has real potential to assist companies and individuals for fast, better and smarter operations.

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How to make Fully Homomorphic Encryption 'practical and usable'

Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) for years has been a promising approach to protecting data while it’s being computed on, but making it fast enough and easy enough to use has been a challenge.

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The NHS ransomware event and security challenges for the U.S healthcare system

The malware attack on the U.K National Health System (NHS) draws attention to the need for urgent building code upgrades in healthcare data security. While short-term fixes may enable hospitals to recover their data and resume normal...

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How QVC uses streaming analytics to drive revenue

Real-time analytics on transactional data -- combined with historical and other data -- help the home shopping retailer respond to trends in the moment.

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Review: Tableau takes self-service BI to new heights

Tableau strengthens its case with cross-database joins, browser-based authoring, and geo-analysis improvements

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How an AI caddie could improve your golf game

Arccos Golf is leveraging the data generated by its golf performance tracking system to provide a subscription-based artificial intelligence caddie to help golfers make data-driven decisions on the course.

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