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Disruptive Economics and Democratization of Data

Sep 11, 2019 |

It seems like only a few years ago that managing data growth was a high-priority objective for most users. What happened? The short answer is the same thing that happened to oil. Read more…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

Jul 30, 2019 |

A former AWS employee has been accused of accessing Capital One’s misconfigured S3 storage buckets and copying the data of about 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians to GitHub in the country’s latest massive data breach. Read more…

Big Data and AI Converge in Map to Protect Biodiversity

Jul 10, 2019 |

What’s living where? Those are the basic pieces of data that biologists and conservationists are hoping to collect and load into the Map of Biodiversity Importance, a dynamic new map unveiled this week at the Esri User Conference. Read more…

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

Jun 12, 2019 |

We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. Read more…

Only Intelligent Data Can Power Artificial Intelligence

May 9, 2019 |

Our rapidly growing mastery of artificial intelligence has the potential to address society’s thorniest problems. But time and again, AI-powered projects have failed the test of fairness as algorithms have amplified the social, ethnic, and gender biases inherent in their data. Read more…

In 2019, Disorderly Is the New Orderly

Apr 30, 2019 |

With spring right around the corner, what is more satisfying than a good ‘spring cleaning’? The launch of Marie Kondo’s series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, on Netflix this past January has fueled a mass-movement towards organization in 2019, already prompting many to scour their homes and beeline to their nearest charity shops with bag loads of items that are no longer ‘sparking joy.’ Kondo is encouraging us to clear the clutter out of our lives. Read more…

Six Months In, GDPR’s Impact Uncertain In the U.S.

Dec 5, 2018 |

We’ve barely scratched the surface on the impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the far-reaching European Union law that went into effect six months ago. As European law enforcement organizations prepare their first cases against Google, it appears that some organizations in the United States are taking a wait-and-see approach to GDPR compliance. Read more…

Why You Need to Trust Your Data

Sep 26, 2018 |

There’s something that often gets lost in discussions about artificial intelligence and advanced analytics: the importance of the data. Having good, clean data is absolutely essential, but all too often, companies lack trust in that critical resource, which can lead business leaders to make bad decisions or resort to following gut instincts. Read more…

We’re Months Into GDPR. So, What’s Next?

Sep 12, 2018 |

Facebook recently lost $120 billion in market cap in a single day, citing three reasons for its Q2 earnings miss and lowered earnings expectations: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, global currency fluctuations and the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Read more…

Three Ways Biased Data Can Ruin Your ML Models

Jul 18, 2018 |

Machine learning provides a powerful way to automate decision making, but the algorithms don’t always get it right. When things go wrong, it’s often the machine learning model that gets the blame. Read more…

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