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SmartData Webinar: Commercial Cognitive Computing — How to choose and build your first cognitive computing application

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 9, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Commercial Cognitive Computing — How to choose and build your first cognitive computing application from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar In the next five years, consumers and businesses will begin to demand…

SmartData Webinar Slides: Commercial Cognitive Computing — How to choose and build your first cognitive computing application

Smart Data Webinar Series

This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 9, 2015. SmartData Webinar: Commercial Cognitive Computing — How to choose and build your first cognitive computing application from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of the presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar In the next five years, consumers and businesses will begin to…

Turning Video Surveillance Into Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Fredrik Nilsson of Axis Communications recently wrote in Information Management, “IT has slowly but increasingly procured, supported and managed IP-based video camera networks since the late 1990s. Now, it’s time for IT to truly master video surveillance technology — especially as the worlds of corporate compliance, physical security, data retention and analytics…

Big Data, Public Health, and The Global Burden of Disease Study

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by Angela Guess Tina Rosenberg recently wrote for The New York Times, “Like many fields, public health is in the midst of a data revolution:randomized control trials, pay-for-performance and value calculations, all based on data, are changing our ideas about what works and how to finance it. The impact of these new methods to gather…

10 Tech Podcasts Worth Adding to Your Playlist

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet recently wrote for Venture Beat, “Don’t ever say there’s nothing good on. There’s a whole lot of podcasts about technology. The New & Noteworthy collection of tech podcasts on iTunes holds 2,000 of them. And some really are worth your attention. Podcasts first popped up nearly a decade ago, following…

When Automated Decision-Making Needs Human Oversight

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by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of The New York Times recently wrote, “Armies of the finest minds in computer science have dedicated themselves to improving the odds of making a sale… This automated decision-making is designed to take the human out of the equation, but it is an all-too-human impulse to want someone looking over…

Is Big Data A Miracle or a Curse?

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Howard Baldwin recently wrote, “So you’re trying to figure out whether your company should invest in big data analytics. You may be a CIO, you may be in marketing; doesn’t matter. You’re looking at what other people are doing to see whether this technology is going the way of smartphones…

Gaining Better Business Insights with Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Shawn Masters of Novetta Solutions recently wrote for Inside Big Data, “The amount of data corporations have to confront is so immense we have yet to settle on an environment-wide euphemism to describe it. Whether it’s big data, data lakes, data tsunamis or even the datapocalypse, the message is clear – we…

A Chat with the White House’s First Chief Data Scientist

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by Angela Guess Amrita Jayakumar recently wrote for the Washington Post, “DJ Patil, who was named the nation’s first chief data scientist last month, shares credit for coining the term “data science.” He is the latest Silicon Valley transplant to join the Obama administration, working under former Google executive Megan Smith, the White House’s chief…

The FDA, Big Data, and Cutting Administrative Complexity

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bill Frist recently wrote, “In looking at the $2.8 trillion a year—20% of our Gross Domestic Product—that our nation spends on healthcare, we see that about $900 billion of that is waste and $248 billion can be attributed to administrative complexity. This costly complexity stems from the ACA, insurance regulations,…