James Ovenden

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Can Data Scientists Move Between Industries? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

<b>Data scientists often move between industries, but can they really do their job effectively without any business experience?</b><p>In a recent report by …

Big Data

50 Blockchain Startups To Watch Out For: 20-1 | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

The last year has seen the hype around blockchain reach fever pitch. It has moved beyond being seen as merely 'the technology underpinning Bitcoin' …

Blockchain

50 Blockchain Startups To Watch Out For: 50-21 | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

The last year has seen hype around blockchain reach fever pitch. It has moved beyond being seen as merely 'the technology underpinning Bitcoin' and …

Blockchain

Interview With Sam Yagan, CEO Of ShopRunner | Articles | Big Data

Sam Yagan has an entrepreneurial resume that puts many in Silicon Valley to shame. He has spent his career building some of the most successful and …

Big Data

Apple Hires Google’s A.I. Chief

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, a major coup in its bid to catch up to the artificial intelligence technology of its rivals.<p>Apple said on Tuesday that Mr. Giannandrea will run Apple’s “machine learning and A.I. strategy,” and …

Artificial Intelligence

Innovation Quarterly, Issue 1

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-04-04 11:03:08 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Big Data, Blockchain, Chief Analytics Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Chief …

Innovation

"The Irony With Big Data Often Is That The More Data You Have, The Harder It Is To Detect Trends" | Articles | Big Data

Digimind is a social intelligence solution designed for brands and agencies to enhance marketing and communications strategies through a data-driven …

Big Data

Your Privacy Is Irrelevant | Articles | Big Data

The Cambridge Analytica revelations have once again seen companies' collection and handling of our personal information come to the fore. It is a …

Privacy

How To Gain Customers' Trust With Their Data | Articles | Big Data

In recent years, organizations have been empowered with rich personal information about their consumers. They hold reams of intimate data around …

Privacy

How To Hire Data Scientists | Articles | Chief Data Officer

In a recent survey by digital transformation firm Atos, 90% of businesses who responded said they will be using data analytics in their key functions …

Big Data

The Cambridge Analytica Revelations Have Made GDPR Preparations Even Harder | Articles | Big Data

As we approach May 25th and the implementation of GDPR, organizations are frantically scrambling to entice users to 'opt in', providing what they …

Cambridge Analytica

Is Palantir A Force For Good Or Evil? | Articles | Big Data

The recent revelations around Cambridge Analytica have shocked many, but are they really the 'big bad' when it comes to data collection and its use? …

Surveillance

What The Weather Can Teach Us About Open Data | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Ken Mylne is the Head of Weather Science Numerical Modelling at the Met Office, the United Kingdom’s national weather service. Naturally, these …

Machine Learning Data Science Manager, Uber: The Pyramid Of Data Needs | Articles | Big Data

Every company has a pyramid of data needs, and your role as a data scientist/analyst will fall somewhere along this spectrum. Understanding this …

Why We Need Data Visualization To Understand Unstructured Data | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Data visualization has evolved dramatically in recent years. Organizations are utilizing increasingly impressive software to present the vast amount …

What Makes A Great Data Visualization | Articles | Big Data

<b>'The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.' - John Tukey, American Mathematician</b><p>The collection …

Data Visualization

What Is Holding Machine Learning Back? | Articles | Big Data

According to Deloitte Global's 17th edition of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions research, global organizations will …

How Viacom Drove Data Success | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Gartner predicted that 60% of big data projects would fail last year, crashing and burning before they even reached the piloting and experimentation …

Interview With Eileen Leary, Senior Manager Of Clinical Research at Stanford University | Articles | Big Data

The applications for data science in healthcare are far-reaching. The ability to predict potential health issues is, obviously, hugely beneficial as …

Interview With Steve Coulson, CFO Of JustPark | Articles | CFO

The idea of prowling the streets for a parking spot, glaring desperately into the faces of strangers for any indication that someone might be set to …

Why Blockchain And Virtual Reality Need Each Other | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

Virtual Reality (VR) has really taken off over the past year, moving up the Gartner hype cycle's ‘slope of enlightenment’ and further towards the …

What People Analytics Can’t Capture

After I gave a talk at a global consultancy about how to better handle the strains of extensive travel and demanding clients, one of the consultants took me aside and confided that it’s not just the clients who make them crazy – her own boss was a tyrant and bully who screamed at people for the …

Big Data

Alt Data on the March with Machine Learning

The explosion of alternative data sources, such as satellite images, sentiment analysis, and geolocation data, is having a profound impact on the …

Are You Setting Your Data Scientists Up to Fail?

Getting as much as they can from analytics is critical for companies seeking to monetize their data, become data-driven, and put their data to work. Yet most find this difficult. Indeed, the failure rate of analytics projects remains distressingly high.<p>A key reason for this is that senior managers …

Data Science

Why Marketers Are Failing In Their Predictive Analytics Efforts | Articles | Big Data

The rise of predictive analytics has brought many benefits to marketers. The tremendous amount of both real-time and historical data available about …

How The GOP Tax Bill Will Impact American Businesses | Articles | Chief Strategy Officer

There has been a long-held view that politics and business need to be kept at an arm's length. During the highly polarized political environment …

Expert Interview: Scott Griffiths, CFO, Marketing At Farmers Insurance | Articles | Finance

Ahead of his presentation at the FP&A Innovation Summit in San Diego on February 6 & 7, we spoke to Scott Griffiths, CFO, Marketing at Farmers …

Expert Interview: Larry Bitton, Vice President Finance at Allergan | Articles | Finance

Ahead of his presentation at the FP&A Innovation Summit in San Diego on February 6 & 7, we spoke to Larry Bitton, Vice President Finance at …

Top Trends In Finance 2018 | Articles | CFO

This year is likely to prove critical for many companies, with world events conspiring to create an increasingly unpredictable business climate. The …

Accounting

3 Sustainability Focused-Technologies That Pay For Themselves

<b>Published Date:</b> 2017-03-13 14:58:37 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Innovation, Product Innovation, Sustainability, Technology <b><br>Title:</b> 3 Sustainability Focused-Technologies …

Innovation