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Another AI-Based Security Startup Gains Funding

Jun 8, 2016 |

Advanced data analytics and AI techniques such as cognitive intelligence and deep machine learning are finding new applications in the drive to understand and respond to a growing range of cyber security threats as they unfold. Read more…

How Retailers Are Benefiting from Prescriptive Analytics

Feb 11, 2016 |

With the price transparency wrought by the Internet, retailers are finding it harder to compete. But thanks to big data analytics and machine learning, the smartest stores are gaining better margins by making small changes in their operations, increasingly by way of prescriptive analytics. Read more…

Why Big Data Is a ‘How’ at UPS, Not a ‘What’

Oct 26, 2015 |

“Take care of little things and big things will take care of themselves.” That was the advice shared by UPS’ Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis, who presented a keynote Monday at SAS Analytics 2015 conference about the company’s decades-long journey from descriptive to prescriptive analytics. Read more…

What Police Can Learn from Deep Learning

May 7, 2015 |

Police departments are increasingly turning to predictive analytics to help them fight crime, and the early returns are positive, with double-digit drops in crime rates reported in many cities. So what’s next? Read more…

UPS Delivers on Prescriptive Analytics

Feb 23, 2013 |With the world's largest DB2 database and one of the most complex logistics operations in the Fortune 500, UPS certainly has a big data story to tell. According to their operations lead, however, "big data" is nothing new. He discussed with us how the company is optimizing using some unique.... Read more…