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Predictive Analytics, Behavioral Science, and Solving the ‘Last-Mile Problem’

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by Angela Guess James Guszcza of Deloitte Consulting recently wrote in Forbes, “What do ‘Moneyball’—applying data analytics to make more economically efficient decisions—and ‘nudge’— using principles from psychology and behavioral economics to promote decisions that are consistent with people’s long-term goals—have in common? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Business analytics and the science…

How Greyhound is Utilizing the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Datafloq founder Mark van Rijmenam recently wrote, “Greyhound Lines, Inc, is a large inter city bus common carrier that serves over 3.800 destinations across the United States, Canada and Mexico. It is the largest intercity bus transportation company in the United States and it is rapidly driving towards the Internet of Things.…

ParStream Advances IoT Analytics with New Release

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “ParStream, the IoT analytics company, today announced general availability of a new release of the ParStream Analytics Platform. Purpose-built to handle the volumes and velocity of IoT data, the new version includes the capability to perform edge analytics with ParStream’s Geo-Distributed Analytics (GDA) feature.…

GE, Big Data, and the Science of Food

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by Angela Guess Writing for The Next Web, Natt Garun recently noted, “It would be a crime to visit Austin without sampling the local barbecue here, so we stopped by General Electric’s BBQ Research Lab at SXSW to see how the team is using GE technology to make sense of all things food. Greeting the…

5 Thoughts on the Current State of Master Data Management

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by Angela Guess Computer Business Review recently attended the Gartner Master Data Management summit, and James Nunnsi compiled five key take-aways from the event. Nunnsi begins his list: “CEO’s think they have a good data strategy – they don’t. Debra Logan, VP and Gartner Fellow spoke about the difference of opinion between Gartner and CEO’s…

The Growing Role of Machine Learning in Cyber Security

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by Angela Guess Rachel King recently wrote for the Wall Street Journal blog, “Artificial intelligence and machine learning are playing a larger role in cybersecurity, which can in theory help companies identify risks and anticipate problems before they occur. The idea is to create software that can adapt and evolve to combat ever-changing attack strategies,…

How “Little AI” Can Enrich Our Lives Now

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by Angela Guess Anthony Sarris, Founder and Principal of N2Semantics recently wrote, “I work in the field of semantic technologies, which includes artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing, primarily in the social and Web content spaces. These days it seems almost everyone working on AI is hell-bent on creating human-like intelligence using deep learning, neural…