The Power of Data Visualization: Techniques and Best Practices

In this contributed article, freelance writer Ainsley Lawrence discusses how data visualization is a powerful tool that can help viewers quickly analyze and assess the status or results of an analysis. Good visualization can make even the largest and most complex datasets relatively straightforward to interpret.

Avoid these 7 Common Business-related Mistakes On Data Projects

This article is excerpted from the book, “Winning with Data Science: A Handbook for Business Leaders,” by Howard Friedman and Akshay Swaminathan with permission from the publisher, Columbia Business School Publishing. The article covers how to avoid 7 common business-related mistakes on data projects that all stem from failures in planning, preparation and communication.

Data Insights are Illuminating the Future of the Power Sector

In this contributed article, David Thomason, Industry Principal – Power Generation at AVEVA, believes that the power sector has more data than ever on nearly every process in its value chain. Now, new technologies are helping make sense of all those details to provide competitive advantages – and it’s not a moment too soon.

Heard on the Street – 4/11/2024

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Conversational Internet is Digitizing the Other Half of the World

In this contributed article, Beerud Sheth, co-founder and CEO of Gupshup, discusses the future of Generative AI beyond ChatGPT. In this new era of Conversational Internet, the chatbot is the new website, and the messaging app the new browser

Bringing DAG and IGA Together for Improved Security and Compliance

In this contributed article, Ronald Zierikzee, senior solutions consultant for Benelux, Omada, examines crucial tools that work in tandem to ensure that remote workers, employees and contractors are able to access the information they need – and only that information – in a secure and successful manner. Identity governance and administration (IGA) helps manage user identities and access across an enterprise, helping improve visibility into access privileges and helping to implement the necessary controls to prevent inappropriate or risky access. Data access governance (DAG) is the process of managing and controlling access to an organization’s data resources.

How Can AI-Powered Predictive Maintenance Boost Business Efficiency

In this contributed article, April Miller, senior IT and cybersecurity writer for ReHack Magazine, shows that when AI steps into predictive maintenance, it supercharges this capability. It offers more profound insights, accurate predictions and the ability to act swiftly. This blend of technology enhances operational efficiency and paves the way for a deeper exploration into how such innovations can transform the business landscape.

Heard on the Street – 4/4/2024

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

How Solving the Big Data Problem Can Fix B2B Ecommerce

In this contributed article, Jonathan Taylor, CTO of Zoovu, highlights how many B2B executives believe ecommerce is broken in their organizations due to data quality issues. To address these challenges, leaders should focus on three strategies: prioritize data hygiene, leverage zero-party data for personalized customer experiences, and apply AI cautiously to ensure the delivery of accurate and trustworthy product recommendations.

Cloud Migration Alone Won’t Solve Data Quality. Here’s Why CDOs Need a More Holistic Approach

In this contributed article, Emmet Townsend, VP of Engineering at Inrupt, discusses how cloud migration is just one step to achieving comprehensive data quality programs, not the entire strategy.