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How Enterprises Can Finally Capitalize on Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Dr. Michael Zeller, SVP, AI Strategy & Innovation at Software AG, discusses how enterprises have reached a pivotal moment for operationalizing machine learning. For a while now artificial intelligence has been over hyped, its benefits over promised and, in the end, it always under-delivered. Now the hype is back stronger than ever. For AI to not fade away again, however, it needs to be made actionable.

The Future of Federal Agency Data Access, Integration, Sharing and Security

In this special guest feature, Gavin Robertson, CTO and SVP of WhamTech, discusses the future technology of data federation and protection within federal agencies. These new technologies could have a profound positive impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of future government programs. The benefits will be significant, including cost savings, accelerated implementations, improved and new capabilities, leveraged existing IT investments, improved data security, flexible future options and increased stakeholder satisfaction.

Total Commerce Success in Retail Hinges on How Agile you are with Your Data

In this special guest feature, Silvia Lacayo, Product Marketing, Retail and Consumer Brands for 1010data, makes the point that for success in total commerce, being able to test and learn quickly is key. What that requires in practice is a fast and flexible technology solution in the hands of the business users who will directly benefit. Large volumes of data are not going away, creating an onus on retailers to empower their workforce so they can access and manage data directly and flexibly.

3 Reasons How Natural Language Processing Can Help Healthcare Providers

In this special guest feature, Ravi Gopalan, Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Binary Fountain, discusses how healthcare providers can begin to understand and act on the increasing amount of data with patient feedback management solutions using healthcare-specific natural language processing (NLP).

Islands of Connectivity: How IoT Keeps Growing

In this special guest feature, William Webb, IEEE Fellow and CEO of Weightless SIG, takes a high-level look at the IoT hype cycle and where we stand at this particular point in time.

Reaching the Next Level of Open Data Maturity – Arriving at Open Data 3.0

In this special guest feature, Adnan Mahmud, Founder and CEO at LiveStories, discusses the next phase of development in the open data movement, what he calls “data 3.0,” which focuses on increasing the usability of large public databases.

Validated Data Supports Accurate Decision Making and Rapid ROI

In this special guest feature, Zahl Limbuwala, Co-founder & Executive Director at Romonet, explores how data center managers could verify the accuracy of their data, strengthen the company’s commitment to improving energy efficiency and track ROI on critical infrastructure investments.

More to Machine Learning than Meets the Eye

In this special guest feature, Kevin Gidney, Co-Founder and CTO at Seal Software​, explores four main factors that go into creating advanced machine learning technology. There is a lot of required training and work that goes into developing successful machine learning solutions and not all ML is created equal.

What’s In It for Me? What Banks Gain By Enabling Customers To Get Value From Their Data

In this special guest feature, Jeff Brown, Vice President in the banking and financial services practice at Genpact, discusses that in order to compete in a digital-first world, financial institutions must use the data they have to create better customer experiences. Any customer will tell you the bank’s effort here is lacking, but the conversation now happening is how banks can enable customers to monetize their own data for the customer’s benefit, without stepping on privacy laws.

Achieving a Secure and Reliable Business Via Video Analytics

In this special guest feature, Anusha Jayasundara, a software engineer at WSO2, takes a look at some common use cases for video analytics, and then examines the underlying technology of this growing field.