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Data Science is Making Its Way Into Every Business Sector

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by Angela Guess Matt Diehl recently wrote for MarketingProfs.com, “For most industries, the future is data science. Connected devices can impact $32.3 trillion over the next 15 years, according to Patil at a recent talk. (That’s trillion with a “T.”) He also shared a story about smart airplane engines that talk to pilots in real…

“I Didn’t Realize That I Was a Data Scientist”

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by Angela Guess Apryl DeLancey, President and CEO of Social Age Media recently wrote in the Huffington Post, “Hello, my name is Apryl and I am a data scientist. I didn’t realize that I was a data scientist until earlier this year. For my entire career I just thought that I was a statistician that…

Book Review: Actionable Intelligence

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by Angela Guess IEDP.com recently wrote, “In his book, Actionable Intelligence, Keith Carter, who helped establish the global intelligence operations for Estée Lauder and is now Visiting Senior Fellow at NUS Business School in Singapore, offers a framework for gathering the right data — more is not merrier in this case — and for transforming…

Industry 4.0 v. The Industrial Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Luigi De Bernardini, CEO of Autoware, recently wrote for Automation World, “In most cases, the terms Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are used interchangeably. But these two terms, though referring to similar technologies and applications, have different origins and meanings. That’s why I think it’s important to understand the…

How the Internet of Things Will Change Big Business

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “Have you entered the Internet of Things yet? If you have a FitBit or other activity tracker that talks to your smartphone, you have.  If you have a thermostat, alarm system, or lights in your home that you can control with your computer or phone, you…

Don’t Confuse Business Intelligence with Data Science

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by Angela Guess Kate Kaye recently wrote for AdAge, “It wasn’t long after the ink dried on the Verizon acquisition of AOL before Seth Demsey formed a plan to make the companies’ technology work together. ‘I had a team of engineers in my office the day the deal closed,’ said the AOL Platforms chief technology…

Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program, which will have an initial focus on health management research, aims…

The Issues Around Using Big Data to Track Employee Performance

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by Angela Guess Joe Sherwood of SAP recently wrote in Forbes, “The recent leak that exposed the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) for their global surveillance practices (i.e., collecting and storing phone and email records en masse) sparked quite a controversy regarding the invasion of privacy.  It became quickly apparent that people were uncomfortable with…

Lotame Unveils Semantic Classification Tool

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by Angela Guess An article out of the company reports, “Lotame, a data management platform (DMP) that lets marketers, agencies, and publishers harness audience data to make smarter business decisions, today debuted a new Semantic Classification Tool built into its core DMP. The proprietary tool crawls the content of web pages to identify keywords, which…

How to Prep Your Data Center for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Pierre Frick of EnterpriseDB recently wrote in Data Center Knowledge, “Today, open source-based solutions have the functionality, scalability and reliability to enable businesses to successfully cope with the explosion of data associated with the IoT [Internet of Things]. As Gartner noted in its April 2015 report, State of Relational Open Source RDBMSs…