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Data Scientists Salaries Rose 8% Last Year

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by Angela Guess Writing for The New York Times, Steve Lohr recently noted, “The outlook for data scientists: less hype, more hiring. The exuberance surrounding big data has passed its peak and is trending down, the technology research firm Gartner declared last August in its annual ‘hype cycle’ report on perceptions of technology. Perhaps, but…

Concentrating on Pain Points with Information Governance

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by Angela Guess Christine Taylor recently wrote for Datamation, “The Information Governance (IG) concept has been around for years. Implementation has proven difficult to downright impossible because the domain is so broad. Enterprise-wide IG is massively scaled, crossing workgroups, location, data types, and business process boundaries. When the enterprise determines to implement IG, it faces…

Getting Smarter in the Era of Big Data 2.0

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by Angela Guess Entrepreneur contributor Mike Templeman recently wrote, “Unless you were living under a rock for the past 10 years, you’ve probably heard of the term big data. It was a moniker that was given to the industry and school of thought around collecting and visualizing data.  This included analytics, dashboards, graphs and other…

Industrial Internet of Things Brings With It Operational Savings

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by Angela Guess Writing for the Dell Power More blog, Norman Rozenberg recently commented, “The Industrial Internet of Things is transforming the manufacturing, energy and oil and gas industries. It has the potential to add $15 trillion to the global economy in 2030, according to Accenture. This revolution was built on machine-to-machine (M2M) technology that…

10 Ways Businesses Can Use Machine Learning & NLP Better

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by Angela Guess Andrew C. Oliver recently wrote for InfoWorld, “I honestly believe data can save the world if we get out of its way. This getting out of the way of data goes by another name: transparency… Like anyone, I’m often creeped out by items the companies send me that indicate they know a…

Why It’s So Hard to Fill Chief Security Officer Positions

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by Angela Guess Dominick Paul recently wrote for Forbes, “Information technology is a hot industry. Professionals in this industry can go far, make their mark, reach the top of the heap … pick the idiom of your choice. But there is an information technology job no one wants. Surprisingly, it’s not the grunt work of…

Deep Neural Networks Take on the Cocktail Party Problem

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by Angela Guess A recent article in the MIT Technology Review reports, “The cocktail party effect is the ability to focus on a specific human voice while filtering out other voices or background noise. The ease with which humans perform this trick belies the challenge that scientists and engineers have faced in reproducing it synthetically.…

Weak AI and Strong AI: A Look At Both Forms

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by Angela Guess Alison Diana recently wrote for Enterprise Tech, “Typically, AI splits into two forms: Weak and strong. Strong AI, exemplified by IBM Watson, transitioned from the champion’s chair on ‘Jeopardy’ to helping veterinarians treat animals and allowing researchers to understand human emotions based on their writings. Weak AI, on the other hand, focuses…