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Putting “AI-First” Into Its Proper Context

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author James Kobielus. Pardon my cynicism, but it seems as if every solution provider now is “AI-first,” at least in the limited sense of mentioning Artificial Intelligence very early in their marketing pitch. As an industry analyst specializing in this area, I have to be curt when someone touts “AI-first” as […]

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Machine Learning Will Do Auto-Programming’s Heavy Lifting

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Programming an information system can be strenuous labor. If you’ve ever spent hours intently producing some intricately detailed textual composition, you know what I mean. And if you’re typing out mind-numbing technical verbiage every single work day, the repetitive stresses can wear you down. If you’re a programmer, your nervous system will scream for anything […]

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Will Data Scientists Automate Themselves Out of Jobs?

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author James Kobielus. Productivity in Data Science isn’t a matter of output in any quantitative sense. It’s more an issue of the quality of what Data Scientists produce. In a Data Science context, quality refers to the validity and relevance of the insights that statistical models are able to distill from […]

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Machine Learning and Statistical Algorithms: Training With Everything We’ve Got

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Machine Learning and other statistical algorithms are like muscles. How you train a statistical algorithm makes all the difference in how well it performs the task for which it was constructed. You could say training an algorithm is a bit like conditioning your muscles in a gym. It […]

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How We Will Harvest Cognition in 2017

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. As we bid farewell to 2016, the entire data industry is focused on cognitive computing as the path forward. We’re all making predictions for how Cognitive Computing’s footprint in our lives will deepen in coming years. One key assumption in everybody’s predictions is that somehow this […]

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Coming to Grips with Artificial Intelligence’s Many Manifestations

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage these days. However, people often overlook the fact that it’s a truly ancient vogue. I can’t think of another current high-tech mania whose hype curve got going during the days when Ike was in the White House, “I Love […]

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Instilling Industrial Discipline in Enterprise Analytics

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. We’re living in a supposedly post-industrial era. So it can feel a bit odd to refer to the need to bring “industrialization,” an “assembly line” approach, or “factory”-like processes to the development of business analytics. Behind any such discussion, the specter of automation usually lurks, as […]

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Using Cognitive Computing to Prevent Human Cognitive Decline

By   /  August 1, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. I’ve been nearsighted since I was a little boy. My visual acuity has never been sharp, but at least my mind has retained its cognitive prowess into late middle age. Without it, my career as a high-tech thought leader would have been impossible. Everyone wants to […]

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Making Your Data Progressively Smarter

By   /  June 27, 2016  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data is data. It’s not inherently dumb or smart. What matters is whether your data, be it large or small, contributes to smarter decisions. How can you leverage your big-data resource so that it drives smarter decisions? Last year, DATAVERSITY published this thought-provoking Dataversity article in which they stated […]

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Don’t Fence Me In: Tensions on the Data Science Frontier

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data scientists can be a stubborn, proud, and independent lot. In their hearts, they’re new-age prospects whose primary occupation is to uncover hidden veins of insight buried deep in data. Self-starting genius is a great thing, but it’s not what pays the bills. In the new […]

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