- February 06, 2017
Tools for predictive analytics can help guide decision-making in companies and political campaigns, but the 2016 election showed that emotion is still a powerful factor for voters.
- February 06, 2017
Deploying and using predictive modeling tools without heeding best practices doesn't guarantee analytics success, a fact that many analytics managers and election forecasters know all too well.
- January 11, 2017
Many enterprises are struggling with the complexity of today's big data and data science ecosystem, though they recognize the opportunity of emerging practices.
- December 23, 2016
Artificial intelligence applications were all the rage in 2016, but while some delivered impressive results, others didn't work quite as well as developers planned.
- December 22, 2016
The world started to seem like a less predictable place in 2016, and that should throw up caution flags to businesses that heavily leverage predictive analytics models.
Sponsored by CloudHealth - As enterprises continue to add new use cases and workloads to their cloud portfolio, the stakes keep rising for potential governance speed bumps. Business users and IT professionals alike are now using the cloud for everything from compliance and security to cloud-native application development and infrastructure optimization. But this makes policy management more difficult, time consuming and costly, especially with so many cloud services being purchased and deployed outside the scope, visibility and control of a centralized IT operations group. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - In the era of Cloud 1.0, early adopters were often drawn to the cloud because it allowed them to reduce Capex and move to a more predictable subscription pricing model. In recent years, cloud adoption has surged because organizations have recognized that it not only reduces their hardware purchases and per-seat software licenses but provides many operational benefits as well. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - For more than a decade, the biggest gating factor in cloud computing adoption was perceived security risks. IT professionals and business leaders alike were often extremely concerned about a perceived loss of control of mission-critical data and essential applications when moved to the cloud. See More
- December 21, 2016
GPU technology, once primarily the domain of computer gamers, is getting new legs in systems that run deep learning and AI applications. Experts predict it will be a big part of analytics in 2017.
- November 23, 2016
Self-service analytics is all about getting IT roadblocks out of the way of the business, but traditional tech teams can still play a useful role in defining and implementing BI data governance best practices.
- November 18, 2016
Enterprises are increasingly putting data visualization tools, like Tableau, at the top of their big data platforms to start making sense out of complex data.
- November 17, 2016
Nearly all predictive modeling algorithms were way off in picking the winner of the presidential election. What went wrong can strike any predictive analytics project if data scientists and other analysts aren't careful.
- November 16, 2016
Data dashboard design best practices aren't just about making sure reports look good. They're also closely tied to ensuring dashboards function properly.
- November 14, 2016
Tableau's BI and data visualization tools have primarily been synonymous with basic analytics, but the company is moving to incorporate more advanced analytics capabilities with deeper functionality.
- November 01, 2016
When implementing cognitive software, enterprises need to worry just as much -- if not more -- about the business implications, rather than the technical challenges.
- October 27, 2016
There's a huge amount of excitement around IBM's cognitive computing tools, but users are still looking for ways to implement them in their businesses.
- October 25, 2016
Users increasingly want data preparation to be tightly integrated into the analytics process to shorten time to insight, and Pentaho's new 7.0 software release aims to satisfy that need.
- October 13, 2016
In the world of the internet of things, it's one thing to gather mountains of data from an ever-increasing multitude of sensors, appliances, vehicles, smart personal devices and industrial equipment. It's quite another thing to liberate congested ...