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How Amazon Used Big Data to Rule E-Commerce

In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger outlines some reasons Amazon and big data plans often arise in discussions about why companies thrive. Amazon is an e-commerce giant in today’s consumer landscape, and its success didn’t come by accident. The brand frequently taps into big data to make decisions, stimulate purchases and please customers.

How Big Brands Are Using Automated Data Analytics That Bring Results

In this special guest feature, Steve Habazin, Content Management Specialist with Latana, discusses how big brands are choosing and using the right data analytics that will bring results. Data, data, data. Something very valuable to brands. They need it in order to make informed decisions and in the long term, make their brand grow.

Big Data & Higher Education: How Are They Connected?

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips points out the many ways that higher education is incorporating big data to make the educational experience better for students. Big data is helping to improve responses to learning style, benefit targeted enrollment, and increase retention rates.

Infographic: AI and the Future of Consumer Goods

AI for consumer goods starts in the supply chain. Since 2016, the use of AI in retail grew by 600%; and by 2021, customer service interactions handled by AI will grow by 400%. Are you ready for the impact of AI on your business? By 2023 we estimate that 95% of supply vendors in the consumer goods space will be leveraging AI learning – will you be one of them? The infographic below from our friends over at Noodle.ai outlines the emergence of AI in retail.

Circonus Launches Machine Data Intelligence Platform Built to Harness the Exploding Volume of Data in a World with a Trillion Connected Computers

Circonus, the machine data intelligence expert, announced the launch and availability of its Circonus Platform, the machine data intelligence platform built to provide enterprises with the ability to handle the rapidly increasing data volume and frequency seen in today’s global IT infrastructure and IoT deployments. With the Circonus Platform, enterprises can collect, store and analyze all of their machine data – without limits – ushering in a new era of extraordinary business insight and intelligence.

9 Practical Actions to Improve Machine Learning for Fraud Prevention

In this special guest feature, Arjun Kakkar, Vice President Strategy and Operations at Ekata, provides 9 practical and actionable principles for product managers and business leaders working to use machine learning for fraud detection. The unique characteristics of online fraud detection, including the availability of large and diverse data sets with known outcomes, repeating patterns, and a need for quick decisions, make it a good candidate for machine learning.

Competition Uses AI to Combat Inequities in Early Childhood Education

Booz Allen Hamilton, Kaggle and PBS KIDS launched the fifth annual Data Science Bowl. This 90-day competition challenges thousands of data scientists and researchers from around the world to apply the power of artificial intelligence to combat inequities in early childhood education (ECE). More specifically, participants will create AI algorithms using anonymous gameplay data from the PBS KIDS Measure Up! App, which helps young children build math skills, to better understand children’s unique learning styles.

Big Data and Its Role in the Waste and Recycling Industry

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes that the advent of big data is making the whole process of recycling and waste management much easier. In fact, big data has impacted many industrial and scientific realms in ways that benefit the environment. For example, it is regularly used to help scientists and land managers gain a better understanding of our changing environment and ways to combat climate change.

Current Trends in Healthcare Data & Research

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter describes how as the world continues to become more interconnected, the valuable data generated can be used by the healthcare industry to continue improving patient outcomes, develop new treatments, and even predict public health crises before they become an issue.

Manufacturing Industry Predicted to Benefit Most from Artificial Intelligence Technology

It’s widely agreed that the implementation of artificial intelligence is vital for future growth, but just how much impact can AI have across industries? RS Components has analyzed data from Mckinsey’s Global Institute to see how much revenue growth AI innovative companies can expect to see when compared to businesses who fail to invest in the technology. The full findings are found in a report, “AI Industry Boost – Which Industries will Benefit the Most?”