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AI is a threat to humanity, depending on how you define it

May 25, 2018

Via: The Next Web

AI is a threat to humanity. It’s the great nightmare on the horizon. It’s the spectre that looms, promising to destroy humanity in a puff of thermonuclear smoke. It’s the Terminator. It’s the Borg. But is it? On stage at […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

How to overcome the bottlenecks between data lakes and analytics for customer engagement

May 24, 2018

Via: CIO

Competing in the business world today is all about knowing your customers. Consumers have come to expect personalized service and a satisfying experience, and anything less from the brands they interact with might cause them to take their business elsewhere. […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis, Data Mining

What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

May 16, 2018

Via: CIO

Predictive analytics is a category of data analytics aimed at making predictions about future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques such as statistical modeling and machine learning. The science of predictive analytics can generate future insights with a […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

12 data science mistakes to avoid

May 9, 2018

Via: CIO

AI, machine learning and analytics aren’t just the latest buzzwords; organizations large and small are looking at AI tools and services in hopes of improving business processes, customer support and decision making with big data, predictive analytics and automated algorithmic […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Building a data-driven culture through a business experimentation framework

May 1, 2018

Via: CIO

“Given a ten percent chance of a 100 times payoff, you should take that bet every time. But you’re still going to be wrong nine times out of 10.” –Jeff Bezos Leading organizations like Amazon, Walmart, Uber, Netflix, Google X, […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

Why data analytics initiatives still fail

April 24, 2018

Via: CIO

Executives talk about the value of data in generalities, but Michele Koch, director of enterprise data intelligence at Navient Solutions, can calculate the actual worth of her company’s data. In fact, Koch can figure, in real dollars, the increased revenue […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Report: Alibaba finally overtakes Amazon in the race for ecommerce supremacy

April 18, 2018

Via: The Next Web

The data in our new 2018 Q2 Digital Statshot show that Alibaba has overtaken Amazon as the world’s most popular ecommerce platform. Some of the supporting data even comes from Amazon itself, via the company’s Alexa analysis platform. Taobao up […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

How your business can do good (and still make money)

April 18, 2018

Via: The Next Web

In theory, civilization should prosper with commerce. But as companies acquire more resources, global citizens are getting left behind. In 2017, 82 percent of newly generated wealth went to the richest one percent of the global population, according to Oxfam. […]


BI Security

Shed light on your dark data before GDPR comes into force

April 17, 2018

Via: CIO

Also referred to as unstructured data, dark data is growing at a rate of 62% per year, according to IDG. By 2022, they say, 93% of all data will be unstructured. Gartner defines dark data as, “the information assets organizations […]


BI Security, BI Users, Casual Users

Social Media Abstainers Aren’t Worried About Their Data

April 11, 2018

Via: Huffington Post

As Facebook sends its promised updates this week, telling users whether or not they were one of the 87 million whose personal data may have been scraped by Cambridge Analytica to create and position online political advertising, Jody Podolsky won’t […]