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Python for Data Science

About This Python Course<p>This introduction to Python will kickstart your learning of <b>Python for data science</b>, as well as programming in general. This …

Do You Know The Mathematics For Machine Learning ?

Machine learning has had the entire data science community brimming with questions regarding the framework and the hidden insights that are being …

Machine Learning

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

IDG Contributor Network: Containers are eating the world

Containers are fast becoming the unit of packaging and deployment for enterprise applications. Many in IT still see containers as merely the next …

Virtualization

ITSM, DevOps, and why three-tier support should be replaced with Swarming.

Introduction<p>DevOps is coming to IT enterprises, whether they are ready for it or not. In this article, I aim to do something that might be considered …

Testing in Production, the safe way

In this post, I hope to explore different forms of “testing in production”, when each form of testing is the most beneficial as well as how to test …

DevOps

This is the focus of New York-Presbyterian’s venture arm

CFO Phyllis Lantos on the hospital’s tech success and next moves.<p>By Kara Baskin | March 20, 2018<p>With NYP Ventures, New York-Presbyterian is investing …

Freakonomics Radio by WNYC on Apple Podcasts

Remote Design at IBM: Best Practices for Facilitation

Many enterprises rely on distributed teams to run productive remote design workshops. Get the best practices from IBM design coaches and facilitators.

Design

Big Data and Machine Learning in Health Care

Nearly all aspects of modern life are in some way being changed by big data and machine learning. Netflix knows what movies people like to watch and …

IDEO.org’s Free Design Course on Prototyping Starts Today

A quick fyi: IDEO.org, the non-profit arm of the famous California design firm IDEO, is launching a free 4-week course on Prototyping.<p>As you might …

The real reason the U.S. spends twice as much on health care as other wealthy countries

By Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>, Reporter<p>A sweeping new study of health-care expenditures found that the United States spends almost twice as much on health care as 10 other wealthy countries, a difference driven by high prices — including doctors' and nurses' salaries, hospital charges, pharmaceuticals and …

Embattled Tech Companies Charge Deeper Into Health Care

Big tech has a lot of problems: fake news, sexual harassment, Russian interference, privacy concerns, and growing fears that too much screen time …

What Design Chiefs At Uber, IBM, And Microsoft Care About In 2018–And Why

Design leaders at Uber, Microsoft, Visa, IBM, Nordstrom, Hopelab, and ReachNow share their priorities for 2018–and how the role of design has shifted at their organizations.<p>It’s a common refrain among design leaders today: Design finally has buy-in. After years of being ignored, designers are …

UX Design

How IBM's agile, design-first approach increases employee productivity

<i>During my first conversation with Fletcher Previn, IBM’s CIO, he told me that his approach to IT is to “lead with design.” I followed up for a full</i> …

Five ways to boost concentration

In the information overload age, being able to focus and keep your attention on the task at hand can be a struggle. We have compiled some …

IBM Is Making Its Design Thinking Available to Clients, Says Its Design Chief

IBM has been an industry leader in pursuing great design for decades: the company’s trailblazing CEO Thomas Watson Jr., famously declared that “good …

Do We Need to Rethink the Meaning of Design Thinking?

Can design thinking work across all organizations? Can it solve all problems? Can and should everyone be a designer?<p>Four design experts—Harry West of …

The Price They Pay

<i>The New York Times and ProPublica, the independent, nonprofit investigative journalism organization, collaborated on this article.</i><p>The burden of high drug costs weighs most heavily on the sickest Americans.<p>Drug makers have raised prices on treatments for life-threatening or chronic conditions like …

Putting Humans at the Center of Health Care Innovation

The healthcare industry has long relied on traditional, linear models of innovation – basic and applied research followed by development and commercialization. While this “lab-bench to bedside” approach has improved healthcare globally, it can take years, even decades, for an innovation to get to …

Five Steps To Accelerate Digital Transformation With Design Thinking

It is clear that digital transformation is reinventing business practices. In today’s world, technological capabilities are constantly improving and in order to keep up, organizations must be agile and innovative as they integrate these digital technologies into their business practices. To stay …

Design

There's a clear playbook for how Amazon could upend the healthcare business — along with an obvious victim

It's still remains to be seen if Amazon will get into the prescription drug business, though there have been a lot of hints. That hasn't stopped people from speculating what kind of impact they could have on the space, or even mapping out what their potential entry could look like.<p>"We believe that …

Employment

Apple’s Move to Share Health Care Records Is a Game-Changer

In late January, Apple previewed an iOS feature that would allow consumers to access their electronic health records on their phones. Skeptics said …

IBM's Watson Lends a Hand to AI-Powered ETF – Bloomberg

IBM's Watson Lends a Hand to AI-Powered ETF<p>IBM's Watson Lends a Hand to AI-Powered ETF<p>IBM's Watson Lends a Hand to AI-Powered …

Artificial Intelligence

IT-business alignment is out; anticipators are winning the day

For years, IT leaders have been striving for one thing: “IT-business alignment,” in which IT serves the business not as a basic utility, but as a …

CEOs

You Can Be a Natural Business Storyteller If You Pay Attention to the Art and Science

Storytelling works. It can help you connect with an audience, build trust, gain buy-in and sell more. But while experts agree that storytelling is …

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

Customers

What is Service Design and why is it important?

Service Design – a discipline on most radars in the agency and client world – is picking up pace. What's it all about? Well, for those not in the …

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

This old drug was free. Now it’s $109,500 a year.

By Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>, Reporter<p>For decades, Don Anderson of Seattle has been taking the same drug to help control the temporary bouts of immobility and muscle weakness caused by a rare and frightening genetic illness called periodic paralysis.<p>“It's like putting a 50-pound pack on your back and …