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3 AI terms all business professionals need to understand

The value and utility of artificial intelligence is a hot topic today. In fact, a recent report by MIT Sloan Management Review asserts that almost 85 percent of executives believe AI “will allow their companies to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage.”<p>But there’s also a lot of confusion about …

Artificial Intelligence

Merging AI and human minds could make the workforce smarter

Given the promise of AI technology, it’s possible our world could one day mimic the storyline from <i>Blade Runner</i>. Last year, Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, stated that “robots will be able to do everything better than us,” implying even CEOs like himself may be in danger of job loss.<p>However, …

Artificial Intelligence

Databricks comes to Microsoft Azure

The premium implementation of Apache Spark, from the company established by the project's founders, comes to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform as a …

Cloud Computing

MicroStrategy is back, and it's making the case for agile analytics

MicroStrategy promises quick-to-deploy data-discovery and departmental capabilities that sync with its venerable, enterprise-scale …

Big Data

Master Data Analysis and Increase Your Value at Work

Whether you're working in the public or private sector, data analysis is a tremendously valuable skill that's only become more critical over the …

Tableau goes 'Hyper' on data ingestion & query - Open Source Insider

Visual analytics company Tableau Software has launched a new data engine technology called Hyper. The software is included in the Tableau 10.5 …

Using AI For Good: A New Data Challenge To Use AI To Triage Natural Disaster Aerial Imagery

Deep learning has revolutionized how we process the vast firehoses of data that define modern life. Yet, the daily drumbeat of AI headlines tends to center on the commercial applications of AI and how it is reshaping how companies do business. In a refreshing twist, a new open AI challenge by the …

A candid take on the future of AI and job automation

As automation and AI continue to transform businesses across the globe, the tech industry is in the process of building a world that will look very different from the one we know today. This implies profound changes in how business leaders will structure their companies and suggests a shift in the …

Artificial Intelligence

THE BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING REPORT: The future of blockchain solutions and technologies

Nearly every global bank is experimenting with blockchain technology as they try to unleash the cost savings and operational efficiencies it promises to deliver.<p>Banks are exploring the technology in a number of ways, including through partnerships with fintechs, membership in global consortia, and …

FinTech

Using Data Science to Grow Your Business: 3 Key Areas to Consider

Data science can have incredible benefits for your business but it’s important to understand that it’s a solution to a problem, not a way to find the …

Data Science

This Is What We All Get Wrong About Data in Business | Inc.com

Data is the new social media. What do I mean by this? Back when companies were first jumping on the social media bandwagon, every entrepreneur was obsessed with creating Facebook pages and Twitter accounts for their business. What these entrepreneurs didn't understand is that it's not enough to …

Marketing

How ML and AI will transform business intelligence and analytics

​Machine learning and artificial intelligence advances in five areas will ease data prep, discovery, analysis, prediction, and data-driven decision …

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

How Big Data & Digitization are Transforming Business Schools

With the demand for big data and analytics talent, several business schools are now offering Masters in Business Analytics. The growing popularity of …

DevOps accelerates, requiring new leadership styles

A majority of organizations are employing DevOps to some degree, and dramatic reductions in development-to-production lead times are expected.<p>It's …

How to build a Successful Advanced Analytics Department

This article presents our opinions and suggestions on how an Advanced Analytics department should operate. We hope this will be useful for those who …

Data Warehousing

Burn 1,000 Calories In 20 Minutes

It’s hard at times to fit the gym in so here’s a 1,000 calorie burn you can fit in any schedule from anywhere. We have two options when it comes to …