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Reimagining a New Future by Navigating a Crisis with Data

"An opportunity of a lifetime." Many businesses would not describe the COVID-19 pandemic in these words, but forward-thinking leaders are doing just that. Framing a crisis as an opportunity to reinvent their organization Read more…

Palantir Looks to Build on Snowflake’s IPO Success

On the heels of Snowflake’s wildly successful initial public offering, investors are eagerly awaiting Palantir Technologies’ direct listing this week in what is expected to be the latest in a series of lucrative trad Read more…

Palantir Adds COVID-19 Deal to Growing List of U.S. Contracts

Federal health officials are reportedly using Palantir Technologies’ Gotham big data analytics platform in their efforts to mount a response to COVID-19. Forbes.com reported late last week that a unit within the U.S Read more…

Getting Ready for Real-Time Decisioning

There is no end in sight to the growing amounts of data in today’s digital world. By 2020, analysts project there will be 6 billion smartphones and 50 billion telematics devices as an ever-increasing number of people a Read more…

What Gartner Sees In Analytic Hubs

In the old days, companies would build their business intelligence strategies from the ground up, typically starting with a traditional data warehouse. But as the volume, trajectory, and types of data have exploded, comp Read more…

5 Critical Steps for Identifying the Value in Your Unstructured Information

I have spent many years helping organizations gain control and management over their unstructured data or information. The days where we looked for one content management solution to capture and manage our valued unstruc Read more…

Movie Recommendations with Spark Collaborative Filtering

Collaborative filtering (CF)[1] based on the alternating least squares (ALS) technique[2] is another algorithm used to generate recommendations. It produces automatic predictions (filtering) about the interests of a user Read more…

Deep Learning Is Great, But Use Cases Remain Narrow

Deep learning is all the rage these days, and is driving a surge in interest around artificial intelligence. However, despite the advantages that deep neural networks can bring for certain applications, the actual use ca Read more…

Data Regulation D-Day Arrives: Final Thoughts on GDPR

Finally, after years of waiting, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect tomorrow, dramatically changing the rules for what you can and can't do with the personal data of European citizens. Here ar Read more…

Danger and Difficulty Temper Data’s Huge Potential

It has been called the new oil, the new currency, the new religion. It is data, of course, and it's having a monumental impact on how we build business systems in the 21st century. However, for all the potential benefits Read more…

Nvidia Riding High as GPU Workloads and Capabilities Soar

Don't look now, but GPUs are gobbling up big workloads as massive data-crunching AI use cases proliferate around the world. That news couldn't be sweeter for Nvidia, which is hosting its ninth annual GPU Technology Confe Read more…

Crawling the Web for Data and Profit

The Web serves as a vast, renewable resource for the most valuable thing in existence: data. However, getting useful data from the Web isn't always an easy task. Luckily, there are a handful of open source and commercial Read more…

Why Getting the Metrics Right Is So Important in Machine Learning

Armed with big data analytics, businesses now have the power to detect and act in very precise ways. But if a business is measuring the wrong piece of data -- or measuring the right piece of data in the wrong way – the Read more…

Heap Helps Avoid ‘Adobe Blackouts’ with Hosted Analytics

Heap today unveiled a new iteration of its cloud-based analytics offering that's designed to automatically ingest, normalize, and analyze user interaction and customer behavior data from a variety of sources. What's more Read more…

Bots Are Learning Their ABCs, But They’ve Got a Ways To Go

You learned your ABCs long ago in elementary school, and honed your reading and writing skills in the ensuing years. Now chatbots are at a similar stage in their development. While AI technology is improving quickly, it Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

When it comes to financial data, you can't find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. While its amber-on-black text i Read more…

Analytics Vendor NCI Acquired By Investors

NCI Inc., a big data analytics and IT vendor to the Defense Department and other federal and state government agencies, said it has agreed to be acquired by a private equity investment fund. NCI said Monday (July 3) i Read more…

8 Concrete Data Mining Techniques That Will Deliver the Best Results

With the massive expansion of information technology, the demand for data mining also grew hugely. But data mining -- or the process of wading through huge amounts of data and finding what you consider useful -- is not a Read more…

Biomedical Text Mining Tool Gets the Lead Out

Approximately 100 lines of Python code serve as the basis of a new predictive text-mining tool designed to accelerate the scanning online biomedical research papers for clues on everything from repurposing existing drugs Read more…

SEC Mines Data to Spot Insider Trading

Using an internal analytics platform along with commercial data mining tools, federal securities investigators are using billions of rows of trading data collected over the last decade to spot insider-trading schemes. Read more…

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