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Why Clinical Data Management Is Important

The success of any clinical trial depends on the accurate generation, gathering, and analysis of data. Because of the high stakes involved, …

IoT And Big Data At Caterpillar: How Predictive Maintenance Saves Millions Of Dollars

When it comes to big data and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives most companies are still in the design or early adoption phases which make it hard to get a solid return on investment (ROI) figures. So it’s refreshing to share a story of an organization delivering real-world ROI for their …

Internet of Things

Blockchain, of bitcoin fame, may be solution for safe electronic health records

Which makes you cringe more, the threat of ransomware or the current mess of health records? Blockchain, the same technology that enables hackers to …

Superheat: supercharged heatmaps for R

(This article was first published on <b> Revolutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)The heatmap is a useful graphical tool in any data scientist's …

Google removes restrictions from free version of Data Studio, its tool for creating customized reports

Google is making its data analytics and visualization tool Data Studio infinitely more appealing this week with the news that it’s removing the five-report limit from the free version of the software.<p>First unveiled as part its Google Analytics Suite 360 announcement in March 2016, Google Data …

Indonesia is an investment opportunity like China was in 2008

Most investors would jump at the chance to go back in time and invest in a sure thing. Imagine having the opportunity to time travel to China in 2007 or 2008 to make an early-stage stake investment in a startup like Alibaba, now a publicly-traded online giant valued at more than $250 billion.<p>For …

Determining the Economic Value of Data

<b>By William Schmarzo, Hitachi Vantara.</b><p><i>[Note: I have been trying to write this blog for several years. But instead of trying to perfect the concept,</i> …

Management

Why the promise of big data hasn’t delivered yet

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, analyst Gartner’s hype cycle has become a well-respected barometer of the future technologies that will …

Touring Spain on a full and happy stomach

Massachusetts native and Madrid resident Lauren Aloise, 30, founded Madrid Food Tour in 2012, which now has expanded into Devour Spain, offering …

The Amazing Ways Volvo Uses Big Data, Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics

<b>« Previous Article</b><p><b>Next Article »</b><p>By Bernard Marr, CEO, Advanced Performance Institute This article is by Featured Blogger Bernard Marr from his …

How MTV And Nickelodeon Use Real-Time Big Data Analytics To Improve Customer Experience

Viacom, owner of household brands such as Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV, is one of the largest media companies in the world, delivering more than 170 cable, broadcast and online networks in around 160 countries.<p>Monitoring of the digital networks which are used to pump their content into …

Big Data

The Insanely Popular Chinese News App That You’ve Never Heard Of - MIT Technology Review

Inside the offices of Toutiao, it’s hard to tell you’re just outside of Beijing and not in the heart of Silicon Valley.<p>The walls are decorated with …

10 Common NLP Terms Explained for the Text Analysis Novice

Natural Language Processing

How four AI startups are helping brands exploit customer reviews

By 2010, a quarter of Americans (24%) had posted product reviews or comments online, and 78% of internet users had gone online for product …

Natural Language Processing – Business Applications

Last updated on March 29, 2018 by Marco Lagi<p>See more articles like this one in the following categories<p>Executives worry about their businesses.<p>They …

These Are the 20 Fastest-Growing Skills in the Online Job Market

Next time you’re searching for a new job, look to Siri for inspiration.<p>Coders who can help machines communicate with people are in high demand. …

A New Tool to Analyze Medical Records

Health IT firm, McKesson, plans to use advanced algorithms to structure raw data<p>By<p>Sara Castellanos<p>Sara Castellanos<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@SCastellWSJ<p>sara.castellanos@wsj.com<p>Health-care companies are collecting more data on patients yet, they are struggling to realize its full value because …

Health Care

A Complete Beginner's Guide To Blockchain

You may have heard the term ‘blockchain’ and dismissed it as a fad, a buzzword, or even technical jargon. But I believe blockchain is a technological advance that will have wide-reaching implications that will not just transform the financial services but many other businesses and industries.<p>A …

Blockchain

Rajat Monga at AI Frontiers: Deep Learning with TensorFlow

In this talk at AI Frontiers Conference, Rajat Monga shares about TensorFlow that has enabled cutting-edge machine learning research at the top AI labs in the world. At the same time it has made the technology accessible to a large audience leading to some amazing uses. TensorFlow is used for …

A Search Engine for Programming Language Syntax Is a Pretty Good Idea

Coding very often means Googling.<p>The current search engine for programming language syntax is Google. Knowing how to search for information is a key skill in knowing how to program at all. You can know all of the algorithms and a half-dozen programming languages inside-out, but you will nonetheless …

Make 2017 the year you become an elite coder with this top-down training

It’s one of those perennial New Year’s resolutions for the tech-inclined: learning to code. If you’re in the dark about where to start, look no further than this Learn to Code 2017 course collection. You can now get this 10-pack of coding tutorials from TNW Deals… for any price you want to pay.<p>To …

The 10 Algorithms Machine Learning Engineers Need to Know

It is no doubt that the sub-field of machine learning / artificial intelligence has increasingly gained more popularity in the past couple of years. …

Top 10 Personal Growth Books of 2016

I don’t know about you, but for me, 2016 was a tumultuous year. A lot of things that happened this year that made me realize how little control we …

5 ways healthcare providers can transform chaos into order

Due to healthcare reform, an aging population and a higher incidence of chronic disease, the demand for healthcare services continues to spiral …

8 Data Analytics companies to look out for in 2017

For examining and processing raw data with the purpose of drawing conclusions for better business decisions, Data Analytics tools are now extensively …

How To Turn Financial Data Into Insights - 6 Analytics Everyone Should Know

This column is by Leading Business and Data Expert, Bernard Marr<p>In today’s data-filled world, analytics is an essential part of staying competitive. …

Big Data

The Ugly Unethical Underside of Silicon Valley

<b>By Erin Griffith</b><p>Illustration by Alconic for Fortune<p>December 28, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>As the list of startup scandals grows, it’s time to ask whether …

The Wall Street Journal says private equity is dead — here's why that's just nuts

It took until the second-to-last sentence of Andy Kessler's anti-PE ramble in the Wall St. Journal Monday morning for me to find anything with which I agreed, but, then, you know what they say about a broken clock.<p>Private equity has more cash than it has ever had before, its top managers apparently …

Remembering the grandfather of private equity in an era of 'Barbarians at the Gate'

The founder of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co died on Thursday at his home in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.<p>The death of the man who founded private equity giant KKR should serve as an opportunity for reflection at how much the business has changed in the fifty or so years …