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BI Security

Surviving a Ransomware Attack

May 23, 2018

Via: CIO

The FBI recently noted a decline in ransomware attacks reported to the agency in 2017, at 1,783 compared to 2,673 the previous year. But don’t necessarily read this as good news. The reality is ransomware, like many other cyber-attack types, […]


BI Users, IT Users

7 risk mitigation strategies for the cloud

May 22, 2018

Via: CIO

Cloud services are here to stay, and they are taking over more enterprise functions every year. Where once cloud services were limited to simple storage or contact management, core functions like ERP have now moved to the cloud. And with […]


BI Users, IT Users

Five Steps for Bringing About Change in IT

May 21, 2018

Via: CIO

IT leaders are upbeat for the most as they continue to move ahead with digital transformation efforts. It’s not that the budget spigots are opening wide – for most, spending and hiring rates are flat. “One of the biggest reasons […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

Why digital transformations are lagging

May 21, 2018

Via: CIO

Ask CIOs how their digital transformations are faring and they’ll proudly speak about successful cloud migrations, empowered workforces and analytics that get them closer to their customers. But new data suggests that Big Bang business transformations are lagging or even […]


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 […]


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The societal impact of AI

May 16, 2018

Via: CIO

In “Merging with the machine,” I highlighted how the exponential acceleration of technology, combined with a focus on augmenting humanity with technology is driving a future where we begin to merge with the machine. In fact, as I pointed out, […]


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The ethical challenges of AI

May 15, 2018

Via: CIO

Machine learning algorithms are everywhere. It is not just Facebook and Google. Companies are using them to provide personalized education services and advanced business intelligence services, to fight cancer and to detect counterfeit goods. From farming to pharmaceuticals. From AI-controlled […]


BI Security

Confidence in Cloud Security Begins in the Datacenter

May 15, 2018

Via: CIO

The average enterprise deploys more than 1,100 cloud services, according to Netskope. And that number is only going to increase. A survey of 500 IT decision makers by VansonBourne and Gigamon found that 73% of respondents expect to move the […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

How to use AI for strategic decisions

May 14, 2018

Via: CIO

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming an important buzzword in business today. Just like other technologies like Cloud and Blockchain, it is spoken of often and frequently with little true understanding of uses and applications. However, unlike many other buzzy […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

IT makeover: From cost center to revenue driver

May 14, 2018

Via: CIO

When the leaders of your company think about IT, do they consider it a necessary support function like legal or HR? Or do they see IT as a revenue driver that helps move the whole organization toward its financial goals? […]