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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…

AI Investment Up, ROI Remains Iffy

Real-world applications for artificial intelligence are emerging in areas such as boosting the productivity of dispersed workforces. However, early adopters are still struggling to determine the return on initial AI inve Read more…

Keeping Your Models on the Straight and Narrow

Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns a Read more…

Big Data Analytics Flashes a ‘Red Alert’ on Human Trafficking in India

The statistics are terrifying: Every three minutes, a young Indian girl is abducted into sex slavery --- often with the consent of her parents, as horrible as that sounds. Now, with the help of Australian analytics firm Read more…

The 3 Roles Needed for the Modern Data Team

According to the McKinsey Global Institute, data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain those customers, and 19 times as likely to be profitable as a result. As Read more…

DataRobot Reaches Out to SAS, Financial Services

Companies that use DataRobot's software to automate data science tasks can now output models directly from SAS, the dominant analytics company whose software is widely deployed in enterprises around the world. The upstar Read more…

AI Makes Inroads into Enterprise Software

Enterprise software is often maligned as a legacy holdover from a previous age, a low-growth market dominated by stodgy software companies out to milk maintenance streams from hapless victims. But two giants of enterpris Read more…

TensorFlow to Hadoop By Way of Datameer

Companies that want to use TensorFlow to execute deep learning models on big data stored in Hadoop may want to check out the new SmartAI offering unveiled by Datameer today. Deep learning has emerged as one of the hot 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…

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

Big data "hype" has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey. The annual survey released by the executive recrui Read more…

5 Ways to Pull Order and Insights from Big Data

Walmart is a global leader in using data analytics to form insights. For example, the company previously used data generated during hurricanes to better estimate demand for emergency supplies, so it could be best prepare Read more…

AI Investments Surge

Investors flocked to artificial intelligence startups during the first three months of 2017, with quarterly venture funding again topping $500 million, according to a venture capital tracking report. PricewaterhouseCo Read more…

Q&A with C3 IoT’s Tom Siebel

Tom Siebel, who literally created the CRM market back in the 1990s, is now setting out to shake up the Internet of Things world with his latest endeavor, C3 IoT. Datanami recently caught up with the Silicon Valley legend Read more…

Startup Aims to Predict Fires Before They Start

A predictive analytics startup armed with a patented learning algorithm aimed at security applications along with Internet of Things devices said it has attracted seed funding for a platform that could spot the precursor Read more…

Microsoft Invests in Predictive Analytics Vendor

As venture capital investment appears to be zeroing in on specific applications and platforms, modest funding rounds are being reported by software startups focused on areas such as predictive analytics. Prevedere, a Read more…

DataRobot Delivers an ML Automation Boost for Evariant

Companies in all industries face an acute shortage of data scientists, those digital alchemists who turn raw data into gold. But for the healthcare software company Evariant, the decision to use DataRobot to automate its Read more…

3 Key Steps to Transforming Healthcare with Predictive Analytics

The healthcare industry has a data problem. There is an overabundance of raw data available, and figuring out the best way to manage this data has presented many challenges. For example, the data from patient records fro Read more…

5 Hadoop Trends to Watch in 2017

Hadoop is synonymous with big data, providing both storage and processing resources for large and disparate data sources—not to mention a platform for third-party software vendors to build upon. Where will the distribu Read more…

All Eyes On AI in 2017

This might be the easiest 2017 prediction to make: Artificial intelligence will continue to generate big headlines and command a considerable share of the corporate pocketbook as companies look to bolster their products Read more…

Machine Learning and Airport Security See Eye to Eye

Who hasn’t groaned at the sight of a long airport security line? The prospect of standing for hours on end has become all too common at airports around the world. But soon, airports may be piloting security programs ba Read more…

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