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The Second Wind of Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Serge Haziyev, VP Technology Services Group at SoftServe, discusses how machine learning was known back in 80s as an approach to achieve Artificial Intelligence and why it took so long to achieve today’s incredible results.

Four Reasons Why Cloud Backend as a Service Are App Developers’ Secret Weapon

In this contributed article, Senthil Krishnapillai, Global VP and Head of Development for Digital Experience Services at SAP provides four indispensable ways that app developers stand to benefit from implementing cloud backend into their workflow (and the opportunities they miss by not doing so).

How to Use Isolation Forests for Anomaly Detection

In this contributed article, Alejandro Correa Bahnsen, Data Scientist at Easy Solutions examines one of the newest techniques to detect anomalies – Isolation Forests. “The method of using Isolation Forests for anomaly detection in the online fraud prevention field is still restively new. It’s no secret that detecting fraud, phishing and malware has become more challenging as cybercriminals become more sophisticated. We should be using the most advanced tools and methods to prevent current and future fraud.”

Come Together Right Now: The Convergence of BI, Planning and Analytics

In this special guest feature, Matt Shore, Vice President, Product Strategy, Adaptive Insights, discusses how the convergence of BI, planning and analytics is without question being driven by user demand because users need to be able to see their plan in the context of historic performance—in one place.

The Power of Machine Learning in Cybersecurity

In this special guest feature, Dr. Sven Krasser, Chief Scientist at CrowdStrike, focuses on what machine learning can solve and why its crucial in today’s cybersecurity landscape and why the data input is the most important factor.

The Impact of IoT on Healthcare and Life Sciences

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Healthcare & Life Sciences is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting new area of technology. This segment focuses on the impact of IoT on healthcare and life sciences.

Big Data Transforms Patent Analysis into Business Strategy

In this special guest feature, Tyron Stading, President and Founder of Innography, provides expert commentary on how organizations can drive more business value from their IP investments through use of big data.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 11/7/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

How Big Data Can Change Your Business and How to Let It

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson takes a look at how big data technology can change your business in fundamental ways as well as steps to jump-start the effort.

The Big Benefits of a Big Data Degree

In this special guest feature, Lauren Willison, Director of Admissions at Florida Polytechnic University, takes a critical look at the value of an advanced degree in big data in terms of job prospects and expected salary.