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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).

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.

Big Data in Sports: Going for the Gold

In this contributed article, Eugene Rudenko, a senior online marketing specialist for Oxagile, a custom software development company, takes a look at the growing collection of big data technologies applied to the sporting world.

3 Major Impacts of Machine Learning on Manufacturing Today

In this special guest feature, Gary Brooks, CMO at Syncron, outlines three areas where manufacturers can incorporate machine learning today, and start seeing immediate results.

TickSmith Releases a Python Tool for the New Generation of Financial Data Scientists

TickSmith, a leader in Big Data applications, released an open-source Python API feature to obtain data from its flagship TickVault big data platform.  Based on Hadoop technology, TickVault processes, stores, and analyzes massive amounts of capital market data. The addition of the Python API  toolkit to TickVault provides data scientists fine-grained access to historical exchange […]

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.

Three Quarters of Fashion Retailers Will Invest in AI Over the Next 24 Months

Two separate research studies, funded by our friends Apptus and carried out by IMRG and Hive, have found that fashion retailers are planning significant investment in artificial intelligence (AI) over the next two years, as they seek to deliver the ‘real time relevant’ customer experiences that are vital to improving sales performance.

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.

Medable Launches Cloud-Based Machine Learning Solution for Healthcare

MEDABLE Inc., a leading application and analytics platform for healthcare, announced Cerebrum, the first cloud-based machine learning solution created specifically for healthcare apps. Cerebrum leverages data gathering smartphones with a first-of-its-kind machine learning engine, resulting in health events becoming more easily predicted, such as warning an elderly relative when he is at greatest risk of a fall, or preventing an asthmatic child from triggering a life threatening episode.