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Register Today for ERworld 2015

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by Angela Guess Registration is now open for ERworld 2015, happening online from March 18-19. According to the announcement, “ERworld is back by popular demand! We’re hosting our fifth annual FREE online data management conference from March 18-19, 2015. ERworld is an online interactive venue to discuss today’s hot topics surrounding data – for data…

A Better Understanding of Data Lakes

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by Angela Guess Jaikumar Vijayan of Datamation recently wrote, “If you’re an enterprise data management professional, there’s a good chance you’ve run across the term ‘data lake’ in recent months. Though it might sound like an esoteric concept, a data lake is simply a repository where enterprises can store data from disparate sources in their…

Marketing Automation Requires Scale Data Analytics

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by Angela Guess Doug Bewhser of Leadspace recently wrote, “At the 2014 Dreamforce event last fall, Leadspace and Bluewolf presented the results of their most recent State of Salesforce study. We asked more than 1,000 marketing executives to quantify the value derived from their marketing automation (MA) investments. The results showed that only 7 percent…

4 Deep Learning Lessons from Google

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they have to say about the space. One of those researchers, senior research scientist Greg Corrado, spoke at RE:WORK’s Deep Learning Summit…

The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Or Shani of Wired recently wrote that Artificial Intelligence “isn’t a new concept; its storytelling roots go as far back as Greek antiquity. However, it was less than a century ago that the technological revolution took off and AI went from fiction to very plausible reality. Alan Turing, British mathematician and WWII…

What Separates Deep Learning from General Artificial Intelligence?

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by Angela Guess Joe Castaldo of Canadian Business recently wrote, “Artificial intelligence is one of those concepts that seems to be perpetually around the corner. The results have been fairly unspectacular and confined to university laboratories—until recently. One branch of AI, known as deep learning, has made huge advances in the past couple of years,…

Happy Data Privacy Day!

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by Angela Guess Mauricio Prinzlau of Cloudwards.net reports, “According to a report by Privacy Rights Clearing House, in the United States alone, more than 600 million records containing sensitive information have been stolen since January 2005. This shows how pervasive the effect of data theft is and why data protection is crucial.To address this issue,…