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Enterprise Data World is Sold Out! Video Access Still Available

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by Angela Guess We are pleased to announce that the upcoming Enterprise Data World 2015 (EDW) in Washington, DC is officially sold out to attendees. The announcement notes, “Don’t worry, because you can still register to get access to over 50 recorded presentations. Presentation videos will include all the CDO Vision sessions and talks from…

Microsoft Azure Plans to Step Into the Internet of Things Market

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoQ, Janakiram MSV recently reported, “At the Convergence 2015 event in Atlanta, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella announced Azure IoT Suite – an integrated offering that brings multiple Microsoft IoT assets together. Azure IoT Suite is a cloud service that enables billing, monitoring and analytics for Internet of Things solutions. It…

Artificial Intelligence as Auto-Suggest for Your Life

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by Angela Guess Rafe Needleman, the Editorial Director of Yahoo Tech recently wrote, “‘The future of artificial intelligence is autocorrect,’ Ben Medlock, the co-founder at SwiftKey was saying. We were at a dinner during South by Southwest, hosted by SwiftKey and Evernote, and the discussion had turned to the standard nerd debate: When will we…

Perfect Data Science: The Push and Pull of Customer Data

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by Angela Guess Writing for ComputerWorld, Eric Berridge recently opined, “Perfect data science takes every customer interaction and identifies patterns that can be repeated and proactively acted upon. In this ideal scenario, humans and artificial intelligence systems collaborate in an amalgamation of contextual, timely insight to better understand their customers and, ultimately, to predict their…

The Data Science Revolution is Fueled by Open Source Software

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by Angela Guess Writing for Inside Big Data, Neera Talbert of Revolution Analytics recently noted, “It’s hard to downplay the influence of open source software on the spectacular rise of data science. From my perspective as a technology consultant, open source isn’t just an interesting aspect of the data science revolution; it’s absolutely critical. R,…

Unified Data Management Key to Driving Value in Healthcare, Beyond

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by Angela Guess Ken Willett of Liaison Technologies recently wrote for Healthcare IT News, “Unified data management holds the key to unlocking the value in ever-growing and more complex healthcare data sets by ensuring that the right users have access to the right data, in the right format at the right time. Integrated data management,…

The Internet of Things Meets the Industrial Internet

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Jacob Morgan recently wrote, “You may be familiar with the Internet of Things, a network of connected devices (and people) that is expected to number around 26 billion by the year 2020… The industrial internet builds on this concept by focusing on connecting large, complex machines such as jet engines,…

Chief Data Officers Stepping Up to Tackle Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Writing for ComputerWorld, Mary K. Pratt recently wrote, “Wes Hunt is unambiguous about his objective as the first chief data officer at Nationwide Mutual Insurance: ‘Our goal,’ he says, ‘is to treat data as the asset it is and drive value from that.’ Hunt is one of a growing number of CDOs…