Sesh Rangarajan

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Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

Startup! Claim Your F.A.M.E. (Funding. Acceleration. Mentoring. Enterprise Connect)

Are you an entrepreneur struggling to accelerate yourstartup? What are your biggest concerns: finding funding, lack of mentoring or missing …

This Man Left A Powerful Job At VMware To Launch A Cool New Startup With $27 Million In Funding

Take one of VMware's most powerful executives, Satyam Vaghani, and put him together with his former grad-school buddy, Poojan Kumar, the engineer …

Serena Williams

Terminology in Data Analytics

As data continue to grow at a faster rate than either population or economic activity, so do organizations' efforts to deal with the data deluge, and …

Seven signs your hair is on fire: The challenges of scaling Hadoop

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Sfio Cracho/Shutterstock<p>Every Hadoop implementation encounters the occasional crisis, including moments when the folks …

Big Data Overhyped? "No," Say Actual Scientists

Love it or hate it, it’s Gartner Hype Cycle time again. And this year, <b>big data</b> is in the analyst firm’s cross-hairs. It’s among a handful of technologies newly set on the downhill path to the <i>trough of disillusionment</i>.<p>On the one hand, the big G is correct: Many are over-hyping the idea of collecting …

Democratization of funding, part II: A closer look at a few players shaping the new crowdfunding ecosystem

In my last piece regarding democratization of funding, I outlined the categories of players who are enabling the new paradigm of funding and disrupting the traditional venture capital model. While more players are emerging every day, one principle is understood and adhered to: the new ecosystem of …

The Critical Hiring Data You’re Not Collecting

When you analyze how we initially screen job applicants, something becomes obvious: it is all about what the applicants have done (or said they’ve …

How Industrial Companies Can Harness Big Data's Power - GE

You’d need to hide yourself under a pretty large rock to avoid hearing about Big Data these days. From NASA to Netflix, organizations of all sorts …

If You Think Big Data’s Big Now, Just Wait

We’ve been hearing a great deal about the power of Big Data over the last couple of years. The hype says that as we gather more data, we will be able to get better answers to business problems, but the data levels we have seen so far could pale in comparison to what happens when we start adding …

Startup Village in India Shows Path for Indian Innovation

KOCHI, India—Jofin Joseph started a venture while in college in India, and got a taste of success. After proving to his family that he could be …

Wipro sets up $100-mn VC fund to invest in start-ups

Following the footsteps of some of its global peers, India's third largest information technology (IT) services company, Wipro, has set up a venture …

What You Need To Know About Registering Your Indian Start-up In the Us Or Singapore

Thinking about giving up on the rat race and giving into your dream of being the proprietor of a start-up? Great idea, especially because Indian …

Why A Data Scientist Should Be Your Next Marketing Hire

Identified as the "sexiest job of the 21st century" by Harvard Business Review, it's no wonder that demand for the data scientist position has skyrocketed. However, according to McKinsey research, by 2018 the United States will experience a shortage of 190,000 skilled data scientists and 1.5 …

Big Data

IDC's Business Analytics Market Share Update Shows Oracle In The Lead

The worldwide business analytics software market generated $37.7B in sales during 2013, and is forecast to grow a 9.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2018 reaching $59.2B. These and other key insights can be found in a recent IDC forecast and market share analysis, IDC’s Worldwide …

No One Is Talking About Apple's Next Big Challenge In Its Partnership With IBM

It's an exciting convergence of two of the largest tech firms out there, and the end result may erode the PC's strong grip on the enterprise market.<p>When the news of the IBM partnership hit, the common theory was that this would be a way for Apple to fix its shrinking growth in iPad sales.<p>But if …

The lab that created Spark wants to speed up everything, including cures for cancer

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Unknown to most of the world, the University of California, Berkeley’s AMPLab has already left an indelible mark on world of …

Average Internet of Things device has 25 security flaws

In a study of ten devices including home thermostats, remote power outlets and door locks, HP found 250 potentially dangerous security vulnerabilities<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) has connected everything from smoke alarms to fridges and cars, making life easier and safer – but it has also given …

Home Automation

Enterprise Mobile Apps Pay The Most Yet Attract Few Developers

A recent survey by Vision Mobile found that just 16% of worldwide developers are building mobile apps for enterprises, despite this market being the most lucrative of all to serve. Their recent global study of 10,000 developers across over 130 nations is the basis of the free downloadable report, …

IoT-Enabled Asset Optimization: A Matter of Life and Death

Asset utilization/ optimization is one of the few now-term, horizontal, killer applications in the Internet of Things.<p>IoT-enabled asset utilization/ …

Internet of Things

Elastic Analytics: End-to-End Business Intelligence and Big Data in the Cloud

As MapReduce fades, Apache Spark is now a top-level project

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Loops7<p>MapReduce was fun and pretty useful while it lasted, but it looks like Spark is set to take the reins …