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How cognitive computing is changing customer service

How cognitive computing is changing customer service

Customers today want to choose the channels they interact with, and cloud and cognitive technologies make channel switching easier for

Intel Goes Into AI Chip Battle With Itself

Intel Goes Into AI Chip Battle With Itself

Nervana is designed to be a ‘purpose-built architecture for deep learning’ that frees it from the limitations of traditional computing …

Fog Computing Meets Pint-Size Data Centers

Fog Computing Meets Pint-Size Data Centers

With the rise of the Internet of Things and fog computing, these micro data centers are going to be an important part of data analytics-driven …

Group Calls for IoT-Enabled Toys Ban

Group Calls for IoT-Enabled Toys Ban

A consumer group says Bluetooth or Wi-Fi toys available at major retailers can be easily hacked, potentially enabling a stranger to talk to your …

Industry Insights

How Solar Power Can Energize Our Infrastructure

How Solar Power Can Energize Our Infrastructure

Technology now gives us the opportunity to drastically increase energy production without having to overhaul our entire energy

Success of Connected Vehicles Is a Matter of Trust

Success of Connected Vehicles Is a Matter of Trust

The connected car promises to improve our travel experience and create new markets and businesses, but it will go nowhere if no one trusts it. …

3 Examples of How IoT Is Ushering in Advanced Healthcare

3 Examples of How IoT Is Ushering in Advanced Healthcare

IoT in healthcare is already helping clinicians provide more personalized care, improve hospital stays and save lives — and it’s just …

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Internet of Things

Group Calls for IoT-Enabled Toys Ban

Group Calls for IoT-Enabled Toys Ban

A consumer group says Bluetooth or Wi-Fi toys available at major retailers can be easily hacked, potentially enabling a stranger to talk to your

Microsoft Announces New Data Platform Tech, Developer Tools

Azure Databricks powered by Apache Spark and new AI, IoT and machine learning tools are among Microsoft’s new

How IoT and AI Enable Building Automation-as-a-Service

How IoT and AI Enable Building Automation-as-a-Service

An industrial IoT service model will allow commercial building owners and managers to move away from a reactive break-fix model to a more predictive approach.

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Big Data

10 Big Data Facts You Need Know About

10 Big Data Facts You Need Know About

Big data is a simple term that covers complex volumes of both structured and unstructured data. Here are 10 big data facts that will turn data into business

6 Big Data and ML Takeaways from Strata 2017

6 Big Data and ML Takeaways from Strata 2017

The recent Strata Data Conference offered a look at the future of AI, big data, data science, machine learning, stream processing and

Why Excel Is a $60 Billion Black Hole

Why Excel Is a $60 Billion Black Hole

A third of the time spent using spreadsheets is wasted due to repetitive work and manual processes that could be streamlined with better data prep

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Analytics

Translytical Databases and the Definition of ‘Real-Time’

Translytical Databases and the Definition of ‘Real-Time’

A look at what ‘streaming’ and ‘real-time’ data analytics should be. You’ll be surprised by how your customers define those terms.

How to Build a Data Science Team, a Member at a Time

How to Build a Data Science Team, a Member at a Time

There simply aren’t enough good data scientists to go around. Instead of looking for one person, you can form a diverse data science

AI and Real-Time Data Deliver Big Hit for Music Streaming Service

AI and Real-Time Data Deliver Big Hit for Music Streaming Service

Saavn, India’s biggest music streaming service, is an example of how companies can use big data technologies to maximize streaming analytics for big gains on multiple

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Technologies and Tactics

How Blockchain Links You to Reliable Coders

How Blockchain Links You to Reliable Coders

Blockchain technology can help to infuse the talent pool with reliable computer science professionals, while also helping to build a more robust talent pool.

Blockchain Can Solve Disputes Using the Ultimate Jury Pool

Blockchain Can Solve Disputes Using the Ultimate Jury Pool

Blockchain is more than cryptocurrencies. The technology can track ownership, determine the provenance of documents, track digital and physical assets, and it can resolve disputes.

Blockchain, Automation Promise Real-Time Visibility

Blockchain, Automation Promise Real-Time Visibility

Blockchain closely tracks and transmits timely data and creates transparency, which lets retailers closely monitor inventory levels, which could lead to dynamic supply