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Where Traditional Business Intelligence Tools Fall Short

By   /  February 5, 2016  /  Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Sarah Gerweck recently wrote in Information Management, “Traditionally, Business Intelligence leverages only some of the most basic statistical techniques available. BI is still largely using 17th-century statistical techniques: counts, sums, averages and extrema. At most, we might use techniques that were used by Gauss and Galton in the 19th century (e.g., standard […]

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How IT Can and Should Get Involved in Data Analytics

By   /  August 5, 2015  /  Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Meta S. Brown recently wrote, “Many IT pros are sincerely interested in supporting analytics, but don’t know how to differentiate legitimate business needs from nice-to-haves, and are frustrated that data analysts don’t understand and appreciate the reasons behind IT practices. In “=What Big Data Analytics Professionals Want From IT I […]

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Enterprise Software to Undergo Radical Transformation Thanks to Machine Learning

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess TechCrunch contributor Ajay Agarwal recently wrote, “Enterprise software is about to undergo radical transformation — a substantial change that will make the shift to software as a service (SaaS) look like a simple facelift. This transformation is being powered by machine learning. With machine learning, computers can process and mine data in […]

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Integra Gold Corp. Launches $1,000,000 Crowd-Sourcing Gold Rush Challenge

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Integra Gold Corp. (“Integra” or the “Company”) is giving the term ‘data mining’ a whole new meaning with the launch of its Integra Gold Rush Challenge, a form of crowdsourcing it hopes will lead it to the next big gold discovery at its Sigma-Lamaque […]

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Only 0.5% of All Data is Currently Analyzed

By   /  June 10, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Lauren Browning recently wrote for Business Insider, “The amount of digital data in the universe is growing at an exponential rate, doubling every two years, and changing how we live in the world. ‘The rate at which we’re generating data is rapidly outpacing our ability to analyze it,’ Professor Patrick Wolfe, Executive […]

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Big Data is Trash Unless It’s Mined by Data Geniuses

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Vin Gupta recently wrote for Entrepreneur.com, “Big Data, Mega Data or Meta Data are the buzzwords in corporate lingo. It is like a bunch of high school boys bragging in the locker room. But “Big Data” can be a “big pile of trash,” unless mined by geniuses. This whole new phenomenon seems […]

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10 Jobs That Cognitive Computing Apps Can Improve

By   /  March 13, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess InformationWeek contributor Doug Henschen recently wrote, “Computing power meets the human-like capacity to speak, seeing, reason, and learn. That’s what cognitive computing is all about, as exemplified by the category leader, IBM Watson. But is this practical technology that can affordably handle important tasks? Even before it acquired the AlchemyAPI platform last […]

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The Companies That Are Tapping Data for Social Good

By   /  February 5, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Leslie Pascaud of Forbes recently wrote, “In recent years, organizations such as the Data-Pop Alliance and DataLook have emerged to tap data for social good. Marquis Cabrera wrote last year about the collaboration between the UN and 500 startups to invest in Big Data for Social Good. One example is Glow, a […]

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Geoscientists Want to Dig Deeper with Linked Data

By   /  December 22, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jia You of ScienceMag.org reports, “When oceanographer Peter Wiebe sat down recently to write a paper on findings from his January cruise to the Red Sea, he wanted to examine all data sets on plankton in the region.”

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