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Reminder: Learn to Code 2017 Bundle, Pay What You Want

Just a quick reminder for our readers that we still have a great deal on the Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle in our deals store.<p>The best …

Programming

Get at the forefront of a cutting-edge tech field with this machine learning and AI training

How does a search engine know which pages have the data you’re looking for? How does a self-driving car not drive itself right into the ocean? Because it’s driven by machine learning technology — cutting edge tech you’ll understand with the Machine Learning and AI for Business Bundle.<p>Now over 90 …

How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

If you want to find out how Big Data is helping to make the world a better place, there’s no better example than the uses being found for it in healthcare.<p>The last decade has seen huge advances in the amount of data we routinely generate and collect in pretty much everything we do, as well as our …

Medical Technology

3 Ways Big Data Will Personalize Medicine

The definition of “healthcare” in recent years has expanded beyond referencing providers and hospitals to include pharma, insurance, biology life science organizations, medical device manufacturers, and public agencies.<p>For IT providers, this vast, heterogeneous landscape brings with it inherent …

Digital Health

Amazon and Microsoft Take Public Cloud Storage To The Next Level

Last week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Premium Storage, the choice of storage for demanding workloads. A week before that, at the AWS Summit, Amazon has launched a new storage type on the public cloud called Elastic File System. Both these announcements have a positive …

Cloud Computing

10 Things We've Learned About Cloud Computing, So Far

Cloud computing — in its current form — has been around for well over a decade now. While it takes on many dimensions, the earliest roots of current-day cloud formations can be traced back to 1999 with the launch of Salesforce.com, and to 2004,with the first Amazon Web Services offering.<p>With all …

Amazon Web Services

Discipline Your Kids With Natural Consequences

Let your child learn from the natural consequences of his own actions, and you can prevent power struggles without being the bad guy.<p>When I was a kid, "discipline" meant that my parents revoked one of my favorite privileges whenever I misbehaved. Hit my brother? No TV for a week. Didn't do my …

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

Are You Ready for Do It Yourself Mobile Apps?

We’re increasingly living in a DIY age. But we aren’t yet living in a DIY age for mobile apps. In my view, it is time for most companies to start. There are a variety of technologies that are emerging that allow true DIY development of mobile apps. It is time to explore them. If every mobile app is …

Apps

Predictive Analytics And Novel Visualization Draw Customers To 'Must Have' Data

Anand Sanwal, CEO and Co-Founder of the data analytics company CB Insights tells the entrepreneur’s classic back story in a recent interview about what inspired him to co-found his company: he was in pain doing his job. “I used to work in American Express in their corporate ventures/M&A team. We …

Dow Jones

Using Big Data And Machine Learning To Enrich Customer Experiences

We are in a time of unprecedented flux in consumer behavior, customer expectations and company business models created by technologies that simultaneously disrupts established businesses and spawns new ones. The genesis is the symbiotic interaction of three seminal tech-enabled developments: <i>mobile</i> …

Customer Experience

5 Consumer Trends that Change Work and Mobile

Consumerization of technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. After pondering the announcements at CES, Mobile World Congress and the Apple watch event, I’m even more convinced that consumer technology will continue to profoundly impact enterprise technology. In the plethora of recent consumer …

Virtual Reality

You could receive and pay bills in your Gmail by year's end

Google will remind you of some upcoming bills (if you're down with the contextual beauty that is Google Now at least), but that's not all the search giant is doing with that knowledge. According to a document obtained by <i>Re/code</i>, Google's working on a way for you to receive bills from your service …

Facebook Messenger will soon let you chat with stores

Facebook's Messenger won't just be for chatting with family and friends in the near future. The social network has unveiled a business feature for Messenger that lets you talk to a store about your orders. The option not only spares you from a flurry of email for receipts and shipping, but gives …

Are You Ready for Data Science?

Data science is all the rage. Almost every CMO I know wants a data scientist for their very own – they are the status symbol du jour for senior executives everywhere. But, building the right data science team for your organization is not as easy as picking the right data scientist. Data science …

Red Hat CEO: Today's IT department is in a fight for its life

The word smooshes up the IT terms "development" (meaning writing software) and "operations" (meaning maintaining software and all the tech needed to run it).<p>"Devops is all about how do things faster," Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells Business Insider. It's the IT department's version of Facebook's …

2015: The Year of the Technologically Engaged Patient?

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Amy Bucher, Wellness & Prevention, Inc.. Amy Bucher, Wellness & Prevention, Inc.<p>In 2014, wearables and the quantified self …

Roundup Of Cloud Computing Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2015

Global SaaS software revenues are forecasted to reach $106B in 2016, increasing 21% over projected 2015 spending levels. A Goldman Sachs study published this month projects that spending on cloud computing infrastructure and platforms will grow at a 30% CAGR from 2013 through 2018 compared with 5% …

SaaS

Why The Future Of Managed Services Is In The Cloud

In the last five years, cloud computing has gone from emerging technology to quintessential business tool. If such huge change can take place in five years, what will the next year hold for the cloud?<p>First and foremost, there is significant cloud growth on the enterprise horizon.<p>“Most surveys still …

Authentication

2015 Cloud Predictions: Four Ways Cloud Will Transform Industries This Year

Anyone that’s ordered products from Amazon, a ride from Uber, or a night’s stay through Airbnb knows the joy of cloud computing. According to four industry experts on a recent SAP’s Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio show, this transformation is coming to the B2B realm in 2015. The consensus is …

Innovation

The Millennial Customer Has $200 Billion To Spend (But Wants A New Style Of Customer Service)

Here’s the story you already know. Millions of soldiers, sailors and airmen return from World War II to the embrace of millions of riveting Rosies, apparently <i>very</i> riveting, judging by the fruitful output of these couples during the postwar decades: 2.4 children per couple, the biggest generation …

Customer Experience

Healthcare Is Headed Down A New Road With New Rules In 2015

<b>The Top Trends Shaping the World of Healthcare</b><p>Every year I sit down with our team of healthcare futurists to carefully choose the right cards and place our bets on what we can expect to see in the coming year. It’s always both a terrifying and exciting experience because at the end of the year, you …

Digital Health

Meeting The Challenges In Mobile Health Innovation

<b>Editor’s note:</b> S<i>umit Mehra is CTO of Y Media Labs.</i><p>Preventing disease is the Holy Grail of modern medicine. Many diseases plaguing society today are chronic and brought on by lifestyle choices; others have their roots in genetic or environmental factors. Either way, the ability of the healthcare …

PwC predicts "DIY Healthcare" will be the top trend of 2015

"Do-it-yourself healthcare", including mobile apps and consumer medical devices, is set to be the top healthcare trend of 2015, according to research …

Digital Health

Government & Policy

Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to the media during a White House Press Briefing. Credit: Alex Wong, Getty Images<p>By Jessica Davis 04:06 pm …

Texas farmer recommends 5 books every gardening enthusiast must read

When I look back to seven years ago, when I decided to opt out of industrial agriculture and grow as much of my own food as I could, I'm impressed by …