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How Telcos Can Balance Consumer Privacy and Targeted Ads

In this special guest feature, Charlie Thomas, SVP Insights and Analytics, at Synchronoss, points out there’s big money in big data for telecommunications companies. Mobile service providers have a host of consumer-based and behavioral information on their clients, and the market to turn that targetable data into dollars is at its highest point ever.

What’s Next for Big Data? Thinking Beyond Hadoop with Elastic Object Storage

In this special guest feature, Irshad Raihan, Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat Storage, discusses how organizations can save money and realize greater flexibility by moving data with lower business value to a more affordable storage solution.

Data Visualization: The Key to Unlocking a Better Customer Experience

In this special guest feature, Rajesh Kamath, Head of Financial Services Solutions and Incubation at Incedo, discusses the rising importance of data visualization in improving the customer experience.

The New Age of Analytics: Artificial Intelligence and Data are Not Enough to Power Your Business

In this special guest feature, Rosemary Radich, Head of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics for AccuWeather, discusses the importance of the weather data dimension as an adjunct to traditional data sources in capturing the broader picture impacting behavior and results from machine learning.

Data Curation: The Missing Ingredient to Self-service Analytics

In this special guest feature, Stephanie McReynolds, Vice President of Marketing at Alation, discusses how data curation – and more recently, automated curation technology that relies on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms – is emerging as the key, missing ingredient to creating a culture that understands and embraces data.

Cloudy with a Chance of On-prem

In this special guest feature, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy and Architecture at MapR, explores different use cases that may be best run in the cloud versus on premises, points out opportunities to optimize cost and operational benefits, and explain how to get the data moved between locations.

4 Things Machine-Learning Algorithms Can Do for DevOps

In this special guest feature, Ronny Lehmann, CTO at Loom Systems, discusses how digital transformation has created challenges and benefits for DevOps and the constant pressure of picking up the pace in the endless ocean of complexity can often seem impossible. With machine learning and AI, the fundamental necessity to ensuring a high-quality customer experience can become more of a reality.

So, You’re the Data King. Now What?

In this special guest feature, Tara Kelly, CEO of SPLICE Software, discusses how the practice of trying to be Big Brother while offering customers little in return will lead to the eventual death of effective CRM. Instead, companies can use this data to provide an experience that people value enough to see the benefits of sharing their personal information.

How NLP Can Help Healthcare “Catch Up”

In this special guest feature, Simon Beaulah, Senior Director of Healthcare at Linguamatics, discusses how natural language processing (NLP) has become a crucial tool in healthcare and the life sciences as these sectors struggle to catch up to other industries and transform their big data into actionable data.

2017 is the Year IIoT Becomes Normal

In this special guest feature, Saar Yoskovitz, CEO at Augury, explores the efficiencies (both cost and speed) of the IIoT and why the next 12 months will see more companies normalizing IIoT benefits.