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Using Analytics to Minimize Serious Injuries and Fatalities

In this special guest feature, Dag Yemenu, Executive Vice President of Products at ISN, discusses the rise of data analytics in contractor management and safety, and how this technology can help employers better understand the events related to SIFs, where they’re happening, the type of contractor that is typically affected and how to use this information to better train workers and reduce SIFs.

Can Big Data and Machine Learning Help Us Crack the Dream Code?

In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, highlights how science has been investigating the phenomenon of dreams for a while and, more recently, we have even witnessed big data and machine learning being applied.

Beyond Survival – Data and Analytics Help Businesses Reimagine the Future

In this special guest feature, Natalia Modjeska, Research Director, Applications – Data & Analytics at Info-Tech Research Group, provides best practices and use case examples of how businesses are leveraging data and analytics to address pandemic challenges and move beyond “survival mode.”

Study: Big Data Saves Lives, And Patient Safeguards Are Needed

The use of big data to address the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts poses ethical concerns that could undermine its benefits without clear governance guidelines that protect and respect patients and society, a University of Massachusetts Amherst study concludes. In research published in the open-access journal BMC Medical Ethics, Elizabeth Evans, associate professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, sought to identify concerns and develop recommendations for the ethical handling of opioid use disorder (OUD) information stored in the Public Health Data Warehouse (PHD).

Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative launches new AD Workbench to foster greater global research innovation and accelerate breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Launching is the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI) and its Alzheimer’s disease (AD) Workbench, a cloud-based platform for scientists to accelerate discoveries and innovations for AD and related dementias. ADDI is a new global effort that aims to advance AD innovation by connecting researchers with the data needed to generate insights and inform the development of improved treatments and diagnostic tools.

How Can Machine Learning Contribute to Our Wellness?

In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, asks the question, “Can machine learning contributed to our wellness?” Wellness is a somewhat elusive concept, defined by the WHO as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” See ways ML can make a difference.

How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Sleep Science and Health

In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, discusses how big data has become a big part of sleep science, and it is helping make big strides in the right direction. There’s no doubt that this relationship will become even stronger in the future as biomedical big data becomes more homogenized and handled more efficiently and carefully.

Big Data and Medical Research

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter believes that the use of big data in medical research and advancement is of paramount importance. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are pioneering the ethical collection of medical data, the discovery of new drug therapies, and improved outcomes for patients. By analyzing public health concerns in real-time, big data can advance medical research in multiple fields, improve patient care, and prevent the spread of deadly diseases.

Keys to Managing Real Time Data During COVID-19

n this special guest feature, Ben Schein, VP of data curiosity at Domo, draws on his many years of experience with real time data working at Target during the days of Black Friday to the current day where he works to monitor a new COVID-19 tracker. There is something very powerful and culture changing about being connected to your data (and by extension your customer or constituent or patient) in real time.

The Data Governments are Using AI to Fight COVID-19 in Africa and Asia

Fraym is using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help aid organizations in Africa and South Asia identify populations at risk due to Covid-19 using new geospatial visualizations.