Thursday, February 23, 2017

Big data, bigger benefits; AI expands the big data horizon

A global market intelligence and advisory firm predicts big data and business analytics revenues to expand from US$ 122 bn in 2015 to US$ 187 bn by 2019. Not surprisingly, the banking industry offers...

Adopt a customer-first strategy during the ‘A.I. Spring’

The A.I. Spring has arrived in full force, thanks to a couple of key trends coalescing at the same time. First, prominent industry incumbents have opened up their cognitive platforms. New startups claim to base...

Analytics seen driving customer satisfaction in 2017

Remember when data was the end-all, be-all for businesses? Companies clamored for data about their customers, until they realized that data alone doesn’t benefit business or customers if it’s not acted upon. Business leaders...

Security scientists can learn from data scientists to improve cybersecurity

Security remains one of the top unresolved challenges for businesses. Billions of dollars have been spent on security technology over the last 30 years, yet hackers seem to be more successful than ever. Every...

How AI is enabling the intelligent enterprise

There has been an unprecedented, and continuing, volume of data growth worldwide. By some estimates, 90 percent of all data on the internet is unstructured text. Enterprises have an enormous opportunity to gain insights from...

Kinetica Uses GPUs for Advanced In-Database Analytics

Kinetica, the in-memory, GPU-accelerated database, now enables in-database analytics via user-defined functions (UDFs). The capability makes the parallel processing power of graphics processing units accessible to custom analytics functions deployed within Kinetica. With the...

IBM acquiring Agile 3 Solutions to give execs visiblity into security risks

IBM Security has acquired Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based company with a security analytics dashboard aimed at helping executives understand cyber-security risks inside an organization. The acquisition gives IBM another tool in its security arsenal to...

How A.I. and blockchain are driving precision medicine in 2017

The healthcare headlines this year have been dominated by the imminent repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, against the backdrop of a long-term transition to value-based care (VBC), a handful of emerging...

Why IoT needs AI

At one of my recent talks in New York about AI in the supply chain, one of the key questions that came up was “Are you talking about robots?” You see, AI has been romanticized...

Role of Big Data being felt more in finance and trading

Big data has its fingerprints on everything these days. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you’re looking at, it’s hard to separate major business decisions from big data. This is certainly true when...

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