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Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

| October 28, 2020

By: George Leopold–Technology investors are betting emerging applications such as recommendation engines and supply chain logistics will further drive demand for real-time analytics. With more data in motion, cloud-native platforms that can scale are especially attractive. Among those attracting funding is Rockset Inc., which emerged from stealth mode in 2018. Initially positioned as an SQL […]

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AI Removes Guesswork in An Uncertain World

AI Removes Guesswork in An Uncertain World

| September 15, 2020

by Gary Hagmueller It’s been a tumultuous year. In just the span of a few weeks, COVID-19 emerged unexpectedly and abruptly altered almost every corner of the commercial insurance space. Stock market and GDP forecasts have whipsawed as economists and investors have tried to make sense of frequently shifting news. And now, we’re headed straight […]

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Customer Data and Analytics Platforms: Build or Buy?

Customer Data and Analytics Platforms: Build or Buy?

| April 27, 2020

By Naras Eechambadi As companies travel through the various stages of digital transformation, this enterprise-wide push invariably seeks to improve focus on the customer, especially by personalizing their experience with the company across all channels and interactions. To accelerate this transformation, many organizations are turning to customer data and analytics platforms (CDPs), which can become […]

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New decade, new enterprise IT needs – what to expect in 2020

New decade, new enterprise IT needs – what to expect in 2020

| February 9, 2020

By Bill Fenick is VP of Enterprise for Interxion Operators will have to handle new tech, while distributed systems bring new security risks, and new hubs will have to open up With today’s rapid pace of change, it’s getting harder to tell where the state of technology will be in 2020, never mind the next […]

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Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

| January 6, 2020

by Alex Woodie With just over a week left on the 2019 calendar, it’s now time for predictions. We’ll run several stories featuring the 2020 predictions of industry experts and observers in the field. It all starts today with what is arguably the most critical aspect of the big data question: The data itself. There’s […]

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What Banks Should Consider When Adopting Analytics

What Banks Should Consider When Adopting Analytics

| November 2, 2019

  By Tim VanTassel  There’s an iconic moment in Jurassic Park when discussing the value of creating genetically engineered dinosaurs, Jeff Goldblum’s skeptical Dr. Ian Malcolm says: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.” I think with a slight tweak, today’s bank executives would be […]

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4 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Integrate Front and Back-Office Data

4 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Integrate Front and Back-Office Data

| September 13, 2019

By Eran Gil—For many businesses, despite best-in-class architecture, the front-end and back-end of their company exist as two functioning but separate parts of the whole enterprise. The front-end is where the customer interacts, but there is little to no integration with the behind the scenes back-end where the cogs are turning and the data is […]

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Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

| June 16, 2019

By Alex Woodie–We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. But connecting the dots between on-premise data sources and AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure repositories is easier said than done. That’s also […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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