Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics

What is Big Data in the Agriculture Context?

In layman’s terms, big data are beyond the storage capacity and processing power of a common machine or computer. According to the National Science Foundation, big data are large, diverse, complex, longitudinal and/or distributed data...

Integrating predictive analytics into the global UPS IT system

UPS operates in more than 220 countries and territories with more than 1,800 facilities, with a delivery fleet of over 100,000 ground vehicles and over 500 aircraft (both owned and charter). So when the...

IBM announces Project DataWorks: AI-powered big data platform

Big data is in many ways still a wild frontier, requiring wily smarts and road-tested persistence on the part of those hoping to find insight in all the petabytes. On Tuesday, IBM announced a...

Do Enterprises Have Too Much Data?

There is more data available to organizations today than ever before. In 2015 alone, customers, employees, and other users created about 7.9 zettabytes of data globally -- and that number is expected to reach 35...

Key Steps to Building a Predictive Analytics System

If you want your business to take off and scale, you need to embrace data from day one. Scratch that: Don’t merely embrace data. Put a ring on it and shout a resounding, “I...

How Carnegie Mellon University can Help you Control your Privacy

With the advent of the internet age, controlling your personal data rapidly became impractical without cutting both internet and mobile cords. As internet of things (IoT) and big data technologies proliferate, the ways your...

Predictive Analytics Coupled with Machine Learning Can Enhance Security

Cybersecurity experts and analysts are constantly trying to keep pace with changes and trends in the volatile and ever-shifting landscape of IT security. Despite sophisticated tools and solutions that are being rolled out by cybersecurity...

Predictive Analytics, Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth

Healthcare providers have been investing in electronic health record (EHR) technology over the past several years, and the trend shows no sign of letting up. That's according to a new report from market research...

8 Smart Ways To Use Prescriptive Analytics

Somewhere between blind faith and skepticism is the world of prescriptive analytics. Here, machine-generated action items and potential outcomes meet human decision-making. Finding the right balance between algorithms and common sense can be tricky,...

FICO Predictive Suite Updated, Real-Time Rises

A couple of open source big data projects took the spotlight this week, Samsung told developers about its IoT innovations, the ODPi organization promoting an open big data framework announced a few new members,...