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Big(ger) Data is Better

In this contributed article, Fiona McNeill, Global Product Marketing Manager at SAS, describes how Big Data is changing lives. “The data isn’t different than what organizations had before, albeit some new sources are now accessible to many. The challenge is that there is a lot more of it, and it’s incoming at a greater pace. The enormous amount of data can make it time-consuming to compute a calculation or pull a report. Big data requires more horsepower and optimized analytics computing.”

Machine Learning in Finance: Challenges, Successes & Opportunities

AI or machine learning is changing the way industries across the spectrum interact with their customers, as well as develop their processes. And nowhere is this more evident than in the financial business. Download a new insideHPC special report that explores the benefits, challenges and considerations involved with adopting machine learning in finance.

Artificial Intelligence is Innovating Your Healthcare Needs in 2018

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at how artificial intelligence (AI) is making significant inroads into healthcare innovation as we move into 2018. One of the biggest benefits is that healthcare providers can use this technology to help promote better lifestyle choices to their patients and others.

Dedicated Precision Medicine Solution is Key to Value-Based Success

In this special guest feature, Terry Macaleer, President at Orion Health U.S., discusses how precision medicine is an emerging approach to identifying precisely those treatments that will work for a given patient, based upon terabytes of the patient’s—and countless other patients’—genomic and other “-omic” data. He also highlights how the winning precision medicine solution will be provided by an agnostic health IT vendor, not an EMR vendor who isn’t open to third-party solutions working in conjunction with their EMR offerings.

Study on AI and the Future of Sales

Whether it’s redefining the world of marketing, finance or customer support, it is no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way we work. Sales, as both a function and a profession, is no exception to the sea change. Our friends over at Cien produced a global study: The Future of Sales that reveals how attitudes, perception and behavior of high tech sales professionals is not what is often touted in the media.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Analyze All Fashion Customer Data

“Can a global brand really live up to the needs of diverse cultures from Latin America to Eastern Europe all the way to Asia without putting its identity on the line?” (McKinsey) The differences in expectations and desires from country to country are massive. It is a big challenge for global retailers to properly segment and market to their increasingly diverse international buyers.”

Seeing the Light on the Positive Impacts of AI/ML for Retailers

In this special guest feature, Tom Buiocchi, CEO of ServiceChannel, discusses how new technologies such as AI/ML and modern facilities management (FM) software can help retailers be on the “right” side of creative destruction, a process where new technologies disrupt old ways of doing things in favor of more speed, automation, intelligence, and efficiency.

CLEW Medical Unveils Its AI Predictive Platform, Leveraging Untapped Patient Data to Provide Actionable Tracking for Patients at Risk

CLEW Medical, formerly known as Intensix, is launching its AI predictive-analytics platform to prevent life threatening complications in all care settings, using real-time data and machine learning technology. Already proven in the ICU, CLEW’s platform provides medical staff and healthcare administrators with actionable clinical, operational and financial insights to streamline medical care.

Enabling Data-Driven Care Decisions with a 360-degree Patient View

In this special guest feature, Eric Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Innovation & Data Strategies at Inovalon, describes how data-driven platforms and patient-specific analytic insights drive meaningful impact in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization efficiency and financial performance for payers, providers, ACOs, pharma/life sciences, device manufacturers and patients.

BioSymetrics Launches Augusta™ to Revolutionize AI in Biomedicine

BioSymetrics, Inc., a technology company that aims to transform data analytics for the biomedical industry, announced the launch of its pre-processing and analytics platform, Augusta. Augusta is a proprietary technology that allows standardized processing and integration of multiple, diverse raw data types, facilitating rapid deployment of AI projects in precision medicine, drug discovery, and health data applications.