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‘Data Scientist’ Title Evolving Into New Thing

‘Data Scientist’ Title Evolving Into New Thing

| April 21, 2019

By Alex Woodie—Who is a data scientist, and what do they do? It’s a worthy question, and one that’s been asked an untold number of times over the years. But now it appears the job definition of the data scientist is changing into something new. The big question, then, is what replaces it? The traditional […]

Improving Risk Evaluation Through Advanced Analytics

Improving Risk Evaluation Through Advanced Analytics

| March 10, 2019

By Ali Akbari The data we generate and copy annually doubles in size every two years, and IDC says it will reach 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020. That creates significant new opportunity for business. Indeed, as The Economist has noted, data has become more valuable than oil. In the case of data, there’s a lot of […]

10 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2019

10 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2019

| February 2, 2019

By Alex Woodie We seek ever more data for a good reason: it’s the commodity that fuels digital innovation. However, turning those huge data collections into actionable insight remains a difficult proposition. Organizations that find solutions to formidable data challenges will be better positioned to economically benefit from the fruits of digital innovation. With that […]

2018 Roundup Of Internet Of Things Forecasts And Market Estimates

2018 Roundup Of Internet Of Things Forecasts And Market Estimates

| December 21, 2018

By Louis Columbus IoT is the cornerstone of many organizations’ digital transformations, enabling them to optimize existing operations and excel at creating and pursuing exciting new business models.Getty Worldwide technology spending on the Internet of Things to reach $1.2T in 2022, attaining a CAGR of 13.6% over the 2017-2022 forecast period according to IDC. IoT […]

Global DataSphere to Hit 175 Zettabytes by 2025, IDC Says

Global DataSphere to Hit 175 Zettabytes by 2025, IDC Says

| November 30, 2018

By Alex Woodie The data we have now is huge. But size, it turns out, is a relative thing. And according to the IDC, the sum of the world’s data – the DataSphere — will grow from 33 zettabytes in 2018 to a mind-boggling 175ZB by 2025. That robust 61% compound annual growth rate for […]

Deep Learning Is Great, But Use Cases Remain Narrow

Deep Learning Is Great, But Use Cases Remain Narrow

| October 11, 2018

  by Alex Woodie Deep learning is all the rage these days, and is driving a surge in interest around artificial intelligence. However, despite the advantages that deep neural networks can bring for certain applications, the actual use cases for deep learning in the real world remain narrow, as traditional machine learning methods continue to […]

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Models Will Run the World

Models Will Run the World

| August 27, 2018

By  Steven A. Cohen and Matthew W. Granade Marc Andreessen’s essay “Why Software is Eating the World” appeared in this Wall Street Journal newspaper  Aug. 19, 2018. Mr. Andreessen’s analysis was prescient. The companies he identified— Netflix , Amazon, Spotify—did eat their industries. Newer software companies—Didi, Airbnb, Stripe—are also at the table, digging in. Today […]

Mobile IoT market set to expand 27% by 2026

Mobile IoT market set to expand 27% by 2026

| July 24, 2018

By Rene Millman – The worldwide market for cellular Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will be worth $7.6 billion by 2026, according to a new forecast from analyst firm Persistence Market Research. The report, Cellular IoT Market – Global Industry Analysis 2013-2017 and Forecast 2018-2026, says that the market was worth $1.145 billion in 2017 and […]

App Developers Embedding More Analytics

App Developers Embedding More Analytics

| June 23, 2018

By George Leopold  Enterprise applications increasingly come with embedded analytics features such as data visualization tools that serve to differentiate products from each other while helping businesses hang on to customers while attracting new ones, according to a vendor study of the embedded analytics landscape. The annual survey released this week by Logi Analytics found […]