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Condé Nast Parent Company Acquires 1010data for $500M

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson reports for Computer World, “Advance, a global media group that owns the Condé Nast group of consumer publications, has ventured into the realm of data analysis, purchasing New York-based analytics firm 1010data for $500 million. Advance plans to infuse 1010data with capital to expand its operations, so it can take…

IBM Watson Partners with CVS Health to Improve Patient Care

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by Angela Guess Jef Cozza recently reported for CIO Today, “People suffering from chronic diseases are about to get some computer-assisted help, thanks to a new partnership between IBM and CVS Health. The companies announced a new collaboration today that will enable the pharmacy giant to use IBM’s predictive analytics and its Watson cognitive computing…

The Problem of Programming Human Bias into Machines

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by Angela Guess Jason Baldridge, a TechCrunch contributor, recently wrote, “‘We’re watching you.’ This was the warning that the Chicago Police Department gave to more than 400 people on its ‘Heat List.’ The list, an attempt to identify the people most likely to commit violent crime in the city, was created with a predictive algorithm…

9 Updated Predictions for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Gil Press recently wrote, “A number of new reports on the Internet of Things (IoT) provide a fresh look at the state of this hot market and forecasts for its future impact on the world’s economy.IDC discussed The Internet of Things Mid-Year Review at a webinar on July 23, including…

5 Ways to Improve Data Management

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by Angela Guess Clear Sky Data CTO Lazarus Vekiarides recently wrote for IT Business Edge, “When you break down the components of your data center, you realize most have evolved in an effort to avoid the headaches with which they were once associated. Your networking platform is unlikely to introduce new problems into your environment,…

Hadoop and Big Data: The Perfect Union?

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by Angela Guess James Maguire recently wrote for Datamation, “Hadoop and Big Data are in many ways the perfect union – or at least they have the potential to be. Hadoop is hailed as the open source distributed computing platform that harnesses dozens – or thousands – of server nodes to crunch vast stores of…

Enterprise Data Management: Buy, Build, or Outsource?

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by Angela Guess Joy Mukherjee of Capgemini recently wrote for bobsguide, “CDOs, CIOs, enterprise architects and conscientious data management executives have increasingly complex set of choices and decisions to make. Information that gives clarity on forward path is invaluable in the digital age. At the heart of this is data, be it Big Data or…

Retailers Must Embrace IoT, Machine Learning or Risk Falling Behind

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by Angela Guess Roland Moore-Colyer recently wrote for V3, “Technology is the future of retail. Digital data, machine learning, cloud-powered analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will separate the wheat from the chaff in tomorrow’s retail industry. A recent Sector Insights government report (PDF) said that retailers will need to embrace the latest technology…

How the Internet of Things is Fundamentally Changing the Supply Chain

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Chris Wilder recently wrote, “The digital economy is changing the game for supply chain customers. Value chains are shifting rapidly, while technology advancements are disrupting old-style operations… Further, advances in the digital economy, Big Data, and The Internet of Things (IoT) have expedited the need for companies to detect supply…