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Expert Articles

Agile Ways to Transform How You Work with Data

Agile Ways to Transform How You Work with Data

To reap long-term benefits from data analytics, enterprises must prioritize agility, reusability and faster application delivery.

By Mathias Golombek
With DIY and Conversation-as-a-Service, Chatbots Are Here to Stay

With DIY and Conversation-as-a-Service, Chatbots Are Here to Stay

Evolving into talking personalized assistants, chatbots are revolutionizing customer care and marketing. And they're just warming up.

By Raman Mehta
More Than Personal:  Customer Experiences in the Post-Digital Age

More Than Personal: Customer Experiences in the Post-Digital Age

Customers are looking for richer interactions with companies they engage. Forward-looking sellers are moving beyond personalization to one-to-one experiences.

By Michael Blitz
Top Open Source Tools for Deep Learning

Top Open Source Tools for Deep Learning

Popular open source tech can help future-proof your teams.

By Josh Poduska
Cybersecurity Concerns Could be Cause for IoT Pause

Cybersecurity Concerns Could be Cause for IoT Pause

It’s only a matter of time before a high-profile IoT cybersecurity breach results in penalties and fines being levied that are simply too high to ignore.

By Michael Vizard
IBM Aims to Explain AI with New Toolkit

IBM Aims to Explain AI with New Toolkit

The toolkit uses machine learning algorithms to help organizations validate how their AI models are constructed

By Michael Vizard
Naveego Tool Identifies Data Quality Issues in Minutes

Naveego Tool Identifies Data Quality Issues in Minutes

Cloud service uses Hadoop and machine learning to find and fix issues in real time.

By Michael Vizard
Near Raises $100M to Analyze Anonymous Customer Data

Near Raises $100M to Analyze Anonymous Customer Data

SaaS startup service also attracts world's top brands. Ultra-focused or creepy?

By Michael Vizard
In a First, San Jose Finds Way to FirstNet Emergency Network

In a First, San Jose Finds Way to FirstNet Emergency Network

Part of larger Smart City buildout with AT&T in the unofficial capital of Silicon Valley.

By Michael Vizard
IBM Taps Trifacta for New Era of User Data Prep

IBM Taps Trifacta for New Era of User Data Prep

InfoSphere tool aims to empower business users, freeing up data scientists and IT.

By Michael Vizard
AoA and AoD: Real-Time Location Services Drive IoT Value

AoA and AoD: Real-Time Location Services Drive IoT Value

Location is becoming a key business enabler, helping companies reduce costs and become more efficient. Two Bluetooth methodologies will make it happen.

By Fabio Belloni
SAS Institute Looks to Real-Time AI at the Edge

SAS Institute Looks to Real-Time AI at the Edge

Moving toward next chapter: Training AI models closer to where data is collected at the network edge.

By Michael Vizard
Big Data Battle Shifts Fronts

Big Data Battle Shifts Fronts

Hadoop struggles as enterprises explore newer, simpler alternatives for near real-time.

By Michael Vizard
Adobe Unveils Real-Time Personalization for Marketers

Adobe Unveils Real-Time Personalization for Marketers

Deep data, analytics and machine learning let companies tailor individual customer experiences in real time.

By Michael Vizard
“Vague” Draft Laws Target Big Data Misuse. And Not Just at Facebook and Google…

“Vague” Draft Laws Target Big Data Misuse. And Not Just at Facebook and Google…

Heads up: New government concerns about collection, use and algorithms could impact organizations of all sizes.

By Michael Vizard
French Open Counts on   Real-Time Insights Served by Infosys

French Open Counts on Real-Time Insights Served by Infosys

Open source-based analytics suite gives edge to players, coaches, global fans.

By Michael Vizard
New Real-Time Network Analytics from Cisco

New Real-Time Network Analytics from Cisco

New AI-driven cloud service marries analysis of Cisco and enterprise traffic, but only for loyalists.

By Michael Vizard
Information Builders Bets on Kafka for Real-Time Analytics

Information Builders Bets on Kafka for Real-Time Analytics

Industry pioneer embraces open framework for feeding big R-T data into AI models and apps.

By Michael Vizard
5 Keys to Better Customer Experiences and Revenue

5 Keys to Better Customer Experiences and Revenue

The key: Fresh, timely data that drives insight and action. Here's how to create a steady stream.

By Bill Waid
Explaining “Black Box” Neural Networks

Explaining “Black Box” Neural Networks

Understanding by human analysts is crucial for speeding machine learning into production. How better than using the technology itself ?

By Scott Zoldi
3 Technologies Powering the Autonomic Enterprise

3 Technologies Powering the Autonomic Enterprise

Smart corporate reflexes combine blockchain, edge IoT and Value-Stream-as-a-Service.

By Dr. Setrag Khoshafian
NHL Skates Toward Real-time IoT

NHL Skates Toward Real-time IoT

Sensors in pucks, sticks, uniforms will transform coaching and viewing with real-time analytics.

By Michael Vizard
SAP Advances Real-Time Data Processing

SAP Advances Real-Time Data Processing

HANA adds database-as-a-service for public clouds and embedded data virtualization.

By Michael Vizard
Inside Intel Data Strategy

Inside Intel Data Strategy

Terabytes of on-chip data enables widespread AI and real-time transactions, with less IT help.

By Michael Vizard
Can the Enterprise-In-Motion be Autonomic?

Can the Enterprise-In-Motion be Autonomic?

To truly benefit from automation, agents, AI and robotics, real-time enterprises must smartly sync "reflexes" and goals.

By Dr. Setrag Khoshafian
Preparing for the Data-Driven World

Preparing for the Data-Driven World

While it may be cliche to say every business today is data-driven, you still need to answer how your firm will mark its data path to success.

By Rags Srinivasan
Diversify or Disappear: 5 Major Changes Shaping Energy and Utilities

Diversify or Disappear: 5 Major Changes Shaping Energy and Utilities

With digital transformation coming at utilities from all angles, how, where and from who you get your energy will change. Here are some of the challenges.

By Colin Beaney
Talend Adds Graphical Tool for Building Data Pipelines

Talend Adds Graphical Tool for Building Data Pipelines

Talend has been on a building and buying spree to bolster its iPaasS offering.

By Michael Vizard