by Angela Guess According to a new press release, ?Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced new integrations with Atlassian products that improve collaboration and create an actionable, 360-degree view of product development, usage, and customer experience. Looker has delivered pre-built integrations of Atlassian?s Jira Software, Bitbucket, and Hipchat products for the Looker data [?]
Click to learn more about author Paul Barth. Why would a bank acquire an AI software company? Last week, TDBank announced the acquisition of Layer 6, an AI startup. The rapid emergence of Finserv startups is putting pressure on established institutions, leveraging the speed, scale, and cost of an all-digital infrastructure. Most important, these startups [?]
According to Pat Patterson, Community Champion at StreamSets, ?data drift? is such a problem now that ?only about one fifth of a data analyst?s time is actually spent analyzing the data.? The remainder is spent ?wrangling it into shape and getting it from where it is to the actual analysis platform.? Speaking at the Enterprise [?]
Click to learn more about author Mackenzie Thompson . Data is a lifesaving resource. At its most basic level, it allows us to see when and where we can empower people with everything from life support training, medical supplies, education, and other applicable tools. Data of this kind does not require costly technology, nor does [?]
?Remote patient monitoring is essentially going to put a rocket launcher on telemedicine,? says Waqaas Al-Siddiq, due to years of experimentation in healthcare technology with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the lowering of costs. He credits the lowered cost for chips and connectivity, along with the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT), with creating a [?]
Data Management is the organization of data, the steps used to achieve efficiency, and gather intelligence from that data. Data Management, as a concept, began in the 1960s, with ADAPSO (the Association of Data Processing Service Organizations) forwarding Data Management advice, with an emphasis on professional training and quality assurance metrics. Data Management should not [?]
Click to learn more about author Ibrahim Surani. Information overload is real. Every business today is swimming in a sea of enterprise applications, platforms, and data streams, and the water level rises every time a business expands its portfolio, invests in a new technology, or builds a strategic partnership. Integrating external resources such as survey [?]
Click to learn more about author Scott Parker. It?s no surprise that Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Cognitive Search technologies are being adopted at high rates. As organizations strive to create value, enhance customer experiences, comply with stringent regulations and differentiate themselves from their competition, they are placing extraordinary demands on their knowledge [?]
Click to learn more about author Matt VanderZwaag. When it comes to the public Cloud ? banks, insurance companies and wealth management firms are a little late to the party. It?s not that the financial services industry isn?t big on adopting new technologies. After all, this is the industry that introduced ATMs in 1969 and [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Datorama, a leading global technology company, has announced the launch of a complementary solution within its marketing intelligence platform. LiteConnect is an all-new, patent-pending capability that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to provide marketers with a simple way to automatically transform any spreadsheet or data file into [?]
Click to learn more about author Pratik Kanada. I don?t need to get started with the excessive use of mobile devices and the way we have ingrained mobile apps in our lives. This is something you already know, right? The intimacy of these pocket devices is increasing day by day. There was a time when [?]
Prepare for Blockchain technology to revolutionize business, society, and almost everything in between. Blockchain, also known as Distributed Ledger Technology, has the ?potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018.? Investments in Blockchain startups topped $1.4 billion in 2016 and garnered interest among a variety of industries, from finance to insurance and education to [?]
The core premise of data democratization is that every one of us can use, interpret, and work with data to make organizational decisions. Yet a recent survey found only 20 percent of business leaders consider themselves data literate and less than 25 percent feel proficient at working with data. Those are surprising numbers because these are people on the front lines of business using data to make decisions and drive future strategy.
Bob Seiner thinks your Data Governance definition needs to have ?some teeth behind it.? According to Seiner?s definition, Data Governance is: ?The execution and enforcement of authority over the management of data and data-related assets.? He prefers strong words like ?execution,? and ?enforcement of authority,? to make it clear that the Data Governance program is [?]
Kubernetes has become a standard way?many would say the standard way ? to deploy containerized applications at scale. But if Kubernetes helps us to tame sprawling and complex container deployments, what?s available to help us tame Kubernetes? It too can be complex, messy, and difficult to manage.
Click to learn more about author Victor DeMarines. Every time I travel through an airport or workout at Harvard Stadium, I am reminded of the phenomenon that is Fitbit. Perhaps the only thing capable of competing for attention that people reserve for their smartphones is the desire to sneak a peek at how many steps they?ve [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?SolarWinds®, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today unveiled SolarWinds Traceroute NG, a free network diagnostic tool that effectively maps hop-by-hop performance across modern, hybrid networks and through firewalls. The new free tool enables IT professionals and network administrators to monitor performance [?]
About seven years ago, I developed a 13-part functional model for what a big data and analytics (BDA) solution needed to contain. Key components included things like data governance/master data management, integration of data sources, integration of BDA with the underlying IT infrastructure, and collaboration capabilities.
Click to learn more about video blogger Laura Kahn. This is Lesson 1 in the Data Science in 90 Seconds video blog series from host Laura Kahn. The series covers some of the most prominent questions in Data Science such as Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, K-Means Clustering, Naive Bayes, Decision Trees and Random Forests, Ridge Regression, [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?Databricks, provider of the leading Unified Analytics Platform and founded by the team who created Apache Spark?, today announced the availability of Apache Spark 2.3.0 on Databricks? Unified Analytics Platform. Databricks is the first vendor to support Apache Spark 2.3 within a compute engine, Databricks Runtime [?]
Click to learn more about author Pete Johnson. If developers are the new kingmakers, then APIs (application programming interfaces) and IDEs (integrated development environments) are the swords and shields they use to storm the castle. Both speak to developer productivity, but APIs have grown from early arguments over REST vs. SOAP formats to form the [?]