The development and progress of a company are not just dependent on valuable advertising and distinctiveness of its products and services in the business world of today. Instead, the business sector is resulting in the utilization of Business Intelligence tools with the improvements and speedily growing popularity of both the... Read more »
Click to learn more about author Paul Stanton. The industry is buzzing about Docker Containers and their rapid adoption. It?s not widely known, but MySQL, Postgres, and NoSQL are among Docker?s most popular images. Microsoft has joined the fray with Docker as a feature of Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10, and SQL Server 2017 [?]
Data democratization is the idea that digital information should be accessible and understandable to the average end user as a basis for decision-making. Data democratization has been promoted as a competitive advantage in the global economy and a desirable, egalitarian end-state where all decisions are data-driven. But has this been the reality?
Click to learn more about author Sreeram Sreenivasan. From autonomous cars to messaging apps to IoT devices, every piece of technology has come to be powered by data. No matter what your profession or job title, you?re bound to encounter some form of data on a daily basis. However, the volume of data is not as [?]
Click to learn more about author Alejandro Correa Bahnsen. There are a variety of Machine Learning algorithms, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses. In this second article in a series on Machine Learning algorithms, I introduce Random Forests, a supervised algorithm used for classification and regression. If you missed my Introduction to Machine [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?McKinsey & Company estimates major technology companies spent between $20 billion and $30 billion on AI in 2016. AI?s ubiquity is real as exemplified by Apple?s Siri, Amazon?s Alexa, and Google?s Assistant. Yet, we are probably in the buggy-whip era of digital assistants. Each include artificial intelligence, [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced it has acquired Decision Lab, a big data, automation and orchestration services company. The acquisition reinforces Optiv?s continued commitment to executing its global growth strategy, and augments the company?s capabilities related to advanced security [?]
Business Intelligence (BI) includes the technologies and tools used to analyze and report on different business operations. Business Intelligence uses raw data stored in varying Data Warehouses, Data Marts, Data Lakes, and other storage platforms, and transforms it into actionable knowledge/information assets. Such elements include dashboards, spreadsheets, data visualizations, reports, and many others. ?In its [?]
Click to learn more about author Alejandro Correa Bahnsen. Almost everyone has heard the words ?Machine Learning?, but most people don?t fully understand what they mean. Machine Learning isn?t a single formula that is simply applied to a problem. There are many algorithms to choose from, each of which can be used to achieve different [?]
Click to learn more about author Anil Parmar. An estimated 2.7 million job postings for Data Analytics and science are projected in the United States by 2020. With more and more companies understanding the importance of Big Data as a useful source for gaining insights and making informed decision- the demand for Data Analytic specialists who [?]
?How do we measure the quality of our health care?? asked Laura Tellmann, Healthcare Informatics Executive at BJC HealthCare in St. Louis, speaking at the Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference. She shared a photo of a young boy who had survived a brain tumor and post-surgery stroke, as a reminder that the quality of the [?]
With the emergence of multi-structured data, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), and streaming data, business owners and operators are now faced with the challenge of managing petabytes of data arriving at tremendous speed from various data pipelines across the enterprise. Thus, Real-time Analytics, or the technological capability for ?processing data as it arrives? has [?]
The Trump administration aims to eliminate many regulations and make it more difficult to adopt new ones. More subtle and dangerous are attempts in Congress to undermine public health and environmental protections by limiting the use of scientific evidence under the guise of increased transparency. This effort, which as envisioned by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leadership would greatly reduce the amount of science used in decision-making, undermines the credibility and application of scientific evidence, weakens the scientific enterprise, and imperils public and environmental health.
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?Alteryx, Inc., a leader in self-service data analytics, today announced Alteryx Connect, a data exploration platform that empowers users to discover and collaborate on data assets, visualizations, reports and workflows typically siloed across large enterprises. With Alteryx Connect, users can easily find curated data and relevant information ?