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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…

Data Science Salaries Are Flat, But Analytics Teams Weather Pandemic

For all the clamor about the shortage of data scientists, an analysis of median salaries for data crunchers shows only a slight increase in salaries over the previous year. The latest Burtch Works study of salaries fo Read more…

AI Startup Aims to Extinguish Wildfires

Based on the last two wildfire seasons, including 2018 when an entire California town was destroyed, utilities blamed for recent wildfires need all the help they can get maintaining aging grids. AI technologies may provi Read more…

The Long (and Artificial) Arm of the Law: How AI is Used in Law Enforcement

Artificial intelligence. Nowadays, it seems like it’s everywhere. From the computers we use at work, to the cars we drive, to the self-checkout stations and ATMs we use practically every day. Now, not only do we spe Read more…

Streaming Analytics: The Silver Bullet for Predictive Business Decisions

Streaming analytics has become an indispensable tool for companies to gain precise insights into their current business information from their ever-growing volumes of data. But is the high-performance streaming technolog Read more…

The Benefits of Building Predictive Analytics on Unified Customer Data

Predictive customer lifetime value (CLV) is a key element in modern marketing analytics, allowing marketers to prioritize customers that have the highest predicted business value. The most popular data science approach t Read more…

Inside OmniSci’s Plans for Data Analytics Convergence

You may know OmniSci as the provider of a fast SQL-based database that runs on GPUs. But the company formerly known as MapD is moving beyond its GPU roots and is building a data platform that runs on CPUs and does machin Read more…

The Trade War, Supply Chain Risk, and AI

When President Trump implemented new tariffs on Chinese imports earlier this year, it set off a frenzy of activity as manufacturers scoured the globe looking for new suppliers. From solar panels to hand bags to cellular Read more…

Four Key Attributes of Advanced Anomaly Detection

AI anomaly detection is just one tool in an arsenal that Gartner now refers to as augmented analytics, but it’s among the most important. By providing real-time intelligence into both positive and negative anomalies, A Read more…

AI, Analytics Help to Propel Wind Power

Clean energy sources such as wind turbines are among the edge devices being incorporated into the Internet of Things. Once connected, the growing number of wind turbines sprouting up across Asia, Europe and the American Read more…

Big Data Shines Way Forward for Big Quake Prediction

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck near Ridgecrest, California, on July 4 was an eye opener for many in the region. But when a much larger magnitude 7.1 quake hit the following day, it became clear the first temblo Read more…

Early AIOps Adopters Not Sold on IT Advice

AIOps, the emerging IT operations technology that uses machine learning and AI techniques to automate digital infrastructure, has matured to the point where vendors are releasing surveys promising insights into how the t Read more…

When Citizen Data Science Meets Basketball Analytics

Basketball, like all sports these days, is getting more data-driven all the time. Teams are looking to data to tell them where to play, what to shoot, and who to double-team in the hopes of eking out a competitive edge. 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…

Analytics Use Grows in Parallel with Data Volumes

More companies are using data analytics to attract new customers, improve services for existing customers and to mitigate business risks by leveraging business intelligence and predictive analytics to make better decisio Read more…

Confluent Strengthens IoT Integration for Enterprise Kafka

A new release of Confluent's enterprise Kafka platform unveiled Tuesday should make it easier for developers to integrate streaming Internet of Things (IoT) data into their analytics infrastructure. The company's release Read more…

How Brick and Mortar Retailers Can Avoid Getting Amazoned With Big Data

It’s a merger that touches the lives of every one of us in some way. Amazon’s deal to buy Whole Foods captured the imagination of the financial world as well as a global audience. The online retailing juggernaut t Read more…

Predictive Analytics Drives Profits for Insurers, Study Shows

A study conducted by Valen Analytics found a strong correlation between the use of data analytics and predictive modeling and superior profitability among insurance companies. Valen Analytics yesterday released the re Read more…

Oracle Deal Adds Data Tools to its Cloud Services

Oracle moved this week to expand its portfolio of data tools and libraries with the acquisition of DataScience.com, developers of a collaboration platform that connects with popular workflows and cloud infrastructure. Read more…

Hive Rolls Productivity Platform

Among the latest pitches for adopting predictive analytics are worker productivity tools that help enterprises understand what’s around the corner. The ability to forecast tomorrow’s workload is touted as a way to im Read more…

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