- November 16, 2015
This episode of the 'Talking Data' podcast discussed how machine learning is being applied to whale identification as part of a programming contest.
- November 13, 2015
UPMC and University of Tennessee Medical Center are benefitting from healthcare analytics to reduce their readmission rates. Here's how they're doing it.
- October 30, 2015
Getting business users to move away from spreadsheets toward dashboards can be challenging, but pays off in the end when departments collaborate more.
- October 28, 2015
Modern data visualization tools offer no shortage of data dashboard design options, but Tableau users said that knowing how to use them effectively is key to dashboard adoption.
- October 22, 2015
Tableau Software's new Vizable tool is a free mobile business intelligence app for iPad users, which was built as a standalone product from the company's namesake BI platform.
Sponsored by Dell - For IT managers under pressure to improve security while streamlining costs and resources, the decision to adopt cloud-based applications such as Office 365 is easy. Unfortunately, the transition from on-premises Active Directory to cloud-based Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) or a hybrid solution may not be as easy as it would seem. Even those already operating in the cloud could benefit by optimizing their environments. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
Sponsored by Symantec - It seems that no organization feels it has enough budget, staff or specialized expertise to establish and maintain a firm, consistent handle on information governance. Data management is becoming more complex in light of rapid and profound changes in technology, regulatory matters, information usage and organizational priorities. See More
Sponsored by Dell - Malware is becoming more sophisticated and today it's commonly hidden inside a larger file, or encrypted so a firewall device can't decrypt it. Meanwhile, the price of cyberhacking tools is going down, so denial of service attacks, eavesdropping software, and Wi-Fi interception devices are less expensive and more readily available. See More
- October 14, 2015
There’s a growing number of data discovery tools that emphasize decision support over reporting. Adobe's Analysis Workspace is the latest player.
- October 12, 2015
Most print media companies have struggled to make money in the 21st century, but The New York Times is using predictive analytics tools to gain a competitive edge.
- September 22, 2015
Hiring a data scientist can be a big investment, so businesses need to know how to optimize the process. As a guide, some experienced analytics managers discuss their hiring strategies.
- September 17, 2015
Two new products from Skytree and Arcadia Data want to bring BI and analytics to Hadoop, without sacrificing speed or enterprise scalability.
- August 31, 2015
Hadoop is one of the most popular big data technologies. But when it comes to predictive modeling and data visualization, its utility is somewhat limited, users of HP's Vertica system say.
- August 21, 2015
The record-keeping systems used by most healthcare providers don't make analyzing the data easy, but some providers are finding a way around these challenges.
- August 05, 2015
Predictive modeling can help turn high-profile data scientists into public figures. But in business applications, it demands attention to detail, process and, ultimately, business value.
- July 30, 2015
Change is always hard, but at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, giving business users personalized tools helps reduce the stress of completing BI reports in a new way.
- July 28, 2015
Balancing data access and security in an organization isn't the most glamorous task, but several chief data officers at an MIT conference said it's something CDOs need to take charge of.
- July 16, 2015
All smart businesses these days want to be data-driven. With a shortage of knowledgeable workers, getting to that point can be hard -- but the head of BI at online lender Avant is helping it to do so.