Data Daily | Data News

Achieving Total IT Governance

dg

by Angela Guess Writing for Information Age, Chloe Green recently noted, “By 2016 Gartner predicts that 70% of the most profitable companies will manage their processes using real-time predictive analytics or extreme collaboration. To realise this Gartner vision, businesses should look to achieve total IT governance; sharing relevant information across the organisation, streamlining business processes…

Embracing Hybrid Cloud Architecture

Cloud Texture 07

by Angela Guess Donald Rippert recently wrote for Information Week, “There is no standard, industry-accepted definition of hybrid cloud. Some definitions include connections between traditional systems and cloud systems as a form of hybridity (yes, that is a real word), and some do not. IBM defines hybrid as the connection of one or more clouds…

The Internet of Things as a Data Visualization

iot

by Angela Guess The team at Information is Beautiful has put together a great visualization on the Internet of Things. They describe the visualization accordingly: “What is this revolution they’re calling the ‘Internet of Things’? How will it work? And why should you care? An interactive visualised tour of the subject, the main players and…

Lexalytics Unveils Industry’s First Wizard for Text Mining and Sentiment Analysis

Lexalytics Logo

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Lexalytics®, the leader in cloud and on-prem text and sentiment analytics solutions, today announced the availability of the first-ever wizard and graphical user interface (GUI) for its Semantria® software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform and Excel plugin. The new wizard, called SWIZ, is part of the Semantria…

Eric Schmidt on the Data Science Revolution

ers

by Angela Guess Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen of Google recently wrote in The Huffington Post, “The benefits of digital tools are not limited to the few and privileged. Fishermen off the coast of Africa now use mobile phones to find the market with the best price to sell their catch. Students who once shared…

Cuba Turns to Big Data to Boost Tourism

cuba

by Angela Guess Pablo Valerio recently wrote for Information Week, “While Cuba has never stopped receiving a regular influx of tourists from Canada, Latin America, and Europe, the potential growth the US market offers is enormous. Currently Cuba receives around 2.8 million visitors every year, half of them from Canada. Mintur, the Cuban Tourist Ministry,…

Big Data Can’t Stand Without Big Insight

stand

by Angela Guess Jef Cozza recently wrote for CIO Today, “Big data is often heralded as a transformative force that will usher in a new era of data-driven decision making for executives and business managers. However, many enterprises are finding themselves drowning in data, but with no better insight into the issues confronting their businesses,…

Nervana Opens Up Its Deep Learning Software

ner

by Angela Guess Writing for VentureBeat, Jordan Novet reports, “Nervana Systems, one of a handful startups focusing on a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, today is announcing that it has released its Neon deep learning software under an Apache open-source license, allowing anyone to try it out for free. The startup is pointing…

Andrew Ng on the Potential of Artificial Intelligence

ng

by Angela Guess Caleb Garling recently wrote for Wired, “If venture capital and research funding are any indication, artificial intelligence will play a leading role in shaping our future. And few tech innovators in the private or public sector have been as prominent in defining that role as Andrew Ng, chief scientist at China’s search…