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    Deep Learning for Brain MRI Segmentation

    Quantitative analysis of brain MRI is routine for many neurological diseases and conditions and relies on accurate segmentation of structures of interest. Deep learning-based segmentation approaches for brain MRI are gaining interest due to their self-learning and generalization ability over large amounts of data. As the deep learning architectures are becoming more mature, they gradually […] More

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    Why Big Data and Data Scientists Are Overrated

    Many organizations assume that you need a big collection of data and a highly skilled data scientist to spin all those 1s and 0s into dollar signs. In reality, companies need neither of those things to be successful with data. One of the biggest mistakes that organizations can make with their data analytics projects is […] More

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    MongoDB Expands Database As A Service to 14 AWS Regions

    The Forrester Wave recognized that MongoDB’s database as a service platform, MongoDB Atlas, is gaining quick momentum. Launched in June of last year, MongoDB Atlas has seen significant growth and already has thousands of users, including industry leaders such as eHarmony and Thermo Fisher Scientific. To further fuel growth and enhance the developer experience, MongoDB […] More

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    IoT and Big Data: Inextricably Linked

    This is up 31 percent from 2016, and it is only set to grow. The consumer segment represents almost two-thirds of the overall apps in use (5.1 billion units). The same study estimates that the future of business IoT—to the tune of 4.4 billion units by 2020—lies in cross-industry connectivity (think not just smart meters, […] More

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    Why business controllers are becoming citizen Data Scientists

    Much depends on the conceptual control approach you think is “right”. Both in theory and in practice, different companies show clear differences in control systems’ scope. I am also seeing the rising importance of analytical capability in defining the role of the modern controller. But while execution of analytics can vary; key questions remain on: what […] More

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    Delivering BI and Data Analytics on Converged Systems

    Business intelligence and big data analytics workloads place high demands on the underlying infrastructure in terms of performance, capacity, reliability and security. In addition, the enormous growth of unstructured data and the Internet of Things (IoT) forces IT departments to embrace infrastructure solutions that are both cost efficient and simple to deploy. If not, they […] More

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    How Can Data Mining Benefit My Company

    Data mining avows the hidden precious stones among the heaps of amounts of data. Data mining assists the organizations analyze the preposterous amounts of data to detect the regular arrangements or learn the upcoming things. Without automation it is impossible to process the data. In short, data mining is the process of sorting through the […] More

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    IBM and Girls Who Code Partner to Advance Cognitive and Data Science Opportunities for Girls

    We have seen the relationship between IBM and Girls Who Code blossom over the past few years with IBM’s support of the Summer Immersion Programs. IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty and Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani announce a new partnership at IBM InterConnect 2017 to foster cognitive and data science learning […] More

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    How to make analytics modernization work in practice

    We like to think of analytics as a logical discipline, where investment decisions are consistently rational and predictable. Not so. Customer organisations are driven by all the usual complex and sometimes contradictory forces. Business users want analytics to help them make good customer facing decisions as quickly as possible, while the legal team wants assurances […] More

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    Introducing MapR Converged Data Platform for Docker

    Today we took a big step in our convergence vision by announcing the MapR Converged Data Platform for Docker, which includes the MapR Persistent Application Client Container (PACC).  This is noteworthy because the new generation of converged applications is as much about deploying operational, user-facing applications as performing analytics and machine learning, and containers are […] More

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    Journey Science in Telecom: Take Customer Experience to the Next Level

    Journey Science, being derived from connected data from different customer activities, has become pivotal for the telecommunications industry, providing the means to drastically improve the customer experience and retention. It has the ability to link together scattered pieces of data, and enhance a telco business’s objectives. Siloed approaches are becoming obsolete – take call centers […] More

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    Why Business Analytics in the Cloud?

    But is the cloud right for business analytics? And is it right for your business? What are the factors you should consider before sending your analytics skyward? Tableau has the answer. Deployment Why are organizations going cloud? In a survey conducted by IDC, 76 percent of users cited speed to deployment as the top reason. […] More

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    Embracing the Analytics Vision

    Organizational readiness is a key foundation to delivering data-driven customer experiences. There is a tendency for enterprises to jump headlong into technology, but technology alone won’t deliver a satisfying customer experience. Delivering a successful customer experience requires a mix of activities and competencies, from data integration to technology implementations to training to rethinking processes, and […] More

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    Three Things That Happen When You Collaborate in the Cloud

    Good dashboards contain valuable information that can be used to make critical business decisions. But, to be truly effective, they need to be able to be shared and collaborated on across different teams and departments. Putting dashboards in the hands of the right people can lead to new insights and better decision making. When it […] More

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    Where does Data Integration add value for Analytics

    Data integration is of great importance in the context of big data and data blending, but is also relevant to any case where you need to leverage more than a few spreadsheets or relational database tables to get maximum results. As noted by TDWI in “Ten Ways Data Integration Provides Business Value,” sales and service […] More

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    Introduction to Data Mashups and Data Blending

    Indeed, the majority of organizations (52%) surveyed in a 2015 Forrester Consulting study are, on average, blending 50 or more data sources — and 12% are blending over 1,000 sources. Highlighting the importance of emerging data to the mashup trend, two thirds of companies surveyed are using unstructured data from sources like social media, 65% […] More

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    10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2017

    Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those that harnessed the power of this data by empowering business users found competitive advantage and were able to innovate faster. This change caused tension in organizations between the old way and the new modern approach to BI. Tension grew between control and […] More

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    How Can Data Disrupt Corporate Thinking? Let’s Count the Ways

    There are many mainly abstract concepts that bring potential benefits that are impossible to quantify, such as “digital transformation.” Data, however, is not so abstract – it is real, it is tangible, and the benefits understanding and leveraging it brings to enterprises can make a measurable, notable difference. Call it what you will, but data […] More

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    Amazon’s Go Stores Set to Disrupt the Retail Market

    Amazon Go has the potential to impact the overall in-store customer experience. Retail CIOs should observe the pilot; however, consumer reception and mitigation of consumer data security concerns will determine the service’s fate. On December 5 2016, Amazon announced the beta launch of its Amazon Go convenience-style grocery store. Amazon has opened one Go store […] More

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    10 Cloud Trends for 2017

    In 2016, cloud technologies went mainstream. But with maturity came the realization that moving to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. CIOs are prioritizing hosted computing and cloud data storage. But they’re approaching the shift as a gradual, multi-year journey. IT teams are gearing up for this shift as well. They are building expertise with new […] More

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    Understanding BI analytics tools and their benefits

    Business intelligence analytics tools can leverage data and convert it to actionable information that can benefit organizations. Enterprises are awash in data about their customers, prospects, internal business processes, suppliers, partners and competitors. Often, they can’t leverage this flood of data and convert it to actionable information for growing revenue, increasing profitability and efficiently operating […] More

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    Tableau 10.2 beta is here

    Got the winter blues? We’ve got a cure in the form of Tableau 10.2 beta! Tableau 10.2 comes with a host of new features for data rockstars and IT champions alike. Our new features for data prep and analysis are designed to help you do more with your data. And our accessibility features and added […] More

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    CartoDB for BI and Analytics | Case Study

    Rilos leverages the Power of CartoDB with Business Analysis App Geomatrix About Rilos Rilos is a business to business consulting firm, currently operating in 15 countries worldwide, exclusively focused on retail location intelligence solutions that provide strategic data analysis through a single technological platform. Combining up-to-date geographic, socioeconomic, and market data along with expert modeling […] More

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    3 tips for the non-traditional Tableau analyst

    I didn’t start my career in anything remotely close to this field. No, I went into American Sign Language interpreting and spent a good bit of time with a startup. Somehow, I ended up here. (“Here” is lost in the woods somewhere. There are trees and they’re lovely. And maybe a fire. And probably hot […] More

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    Reduce Cloud Data Transfer and API Costs with an Integration Hub

    As large organizations around the world embrace cloud applications and platforms, they find that data transfer and API request costs can become a significant expense. As the number of point-to-point integrations between SaaS apps, such as Salesforce.com, Adobe and Workday, cloud services, such as AWS, Azure and Google Cloud, and on-premises systems proliferate, the data […] More

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    Domo customer story: Jefferson Health

    You likely don’t spend your day worrying about E.R. wait times or how long it will take your insurance to authorize chemo treatment…until you’re relying on those services to save your life. As a leading healthcare provider, Jefferson Health focuses on innovation to help them become the best health services provider. But when patient feedback […] More