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Artificial Intelligence and the Move Towards Preventive Healthcare

In this special guest feature, Waqaas Al-Siddiq, Founder and CEO of Biotricity, discusses how AI’s ability to crunch Big Data will play a key role in the healthcare industry’s shift toward preventative care. A physicians’ ability to find the relevant data they need to make a diagnosis will be augmented by new AI enhanced technologies.

Why Proactive Customer Service is Crucial and How Data Visualization Can Help

In this special guest feature, Robert C. Johnson, CEO of TeamSupport, discusses why proactive customer service powered by data and accompanied by data visualizations is crucial because it increases customer retention rates and overall happiness. It’s no secret in business that happy customers also lead to more referral and growth opportunities.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/11/2017

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category 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.

Data Scientists! Transform your PC into an AI Supercomputer

As a data scientist, I’m constantly amazed at all the new and exciting tools at my disposal to perform my data duties. Advances in algorithms, software frameworks, and hardware are making tasks once thought impossible, now commonplace. That’s why I perked up when I saw the new announcement from NVIDIA introducing the TITAN V, an incredibly powerful GPU for the PC, driven by an advanced GPU architecture, NVIDIA Volta.

Operationalizing Data Science

In the video presentation below, Joel Horwitz, Vice President, Partnerships, Digital Business Group for IBM Analytics, discusses what it means to “operationalize data science” – basically what it means to harden the ops behind running data science platforms.

Dell Boomi’s Fall Release Helps Enterprises Unlock the Power of The Connected Business

Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release of Boomi’s flagship cloud integration technology. The release adds new integration accelerators, and features to fortify data insights, security and compliance.

Four Ways Bad Data is Bad for Business

The infographic below from our friends over at Collibra outlines four ways bad data can be bad for business: wasted time; failed business intelligence initiatives; strategic missteps; botched priorities; and how organizations can avoid this bad data trap through strategies such as data governance and data catalog to make the most out of their BI initiatives.

Unmasking Privileged Identity Thieves with User Behavior Analytics

In this special guest feature, Csaba Krasznay, Security Evangelist at Balabit, discusses how applying advanced statistical techniques to IT users’ digital behaviors, security professionals can then recognize and escalate unusual activity that could be related to identity theft.

Infervision Launches AI Platform to Help Radiologists Diagnose Stroke Faster Using CT Brain Scans

Infervision, a tech company using deep learning and artificial intelligence to assist and improve medical image analysis, is introducing the first and only AI platform to help radiologists detect and diagnose stroke faster than ever, leading to patients getting lifesaving treatment when time is of the essence.

How CRM Companies Can Borrow a Page from the Salesforce.com AI Playbook

In this special guest feature, Lisa Fairbanks, Director of Product Management and Product Marketing for Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) Salesforce Practice, discusses the success of Salesforce.com and how other CRM leaders should look to copy a page from the Salesforce playbook – that is, identify AI approaches specifically tuned for B2B sales reps, including closing a deal and forecasting results.