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What’s Holding Us Back Now? ‘It’s the Data, Stupid’

The good news is the barrier to entry for data science has lowered dramatically in recent years, thanks to better data science software and cloud computing. The bad news is that getting ahead with big data requires--you Read more…

Explorium Nets $75 Million to Grow Alternative Data Platform

When your data science initiative hits a wall with commoditized machine learning algorithms, the best solution is often to seek new data, according to Maor Shlomo, the CEO of Explorium, the alternative data platform prov Read more…

The Data Proxy That Let CVS See Around the COVID Corner

When the economy went into lockdown from COVID last March, consumer demand shifted practically overnight, throwing retailers and their carefully planned supply chains into disarray. Like many retailers, CVS Health suffer Read more…

Alternative Data Goes Mainstream in Financial Services

Hundreds of years of financial transactions have created well-worn paths for commerce to be conducted. Companies have been quite comfortable operating within the limits defined by these routes, largely because they’re Read more…

Can AWS Crack the Code for Data Exchanges?

Data has become a tangible commodity with the potential to be traded like any other good. Like petroleum, it’s the raw feedstock used to create numerous downstream products. However, unlike petroleum, we lack a central Read more…

From First to Third, and Alternative Too: A Guide to Data Types

One way to create a competitive edge in your business is to use the latest and greatest analytic techniques. Stream processing, deep learning, and graph analytics all fall into that category. But another way to drive com Read more…

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