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What You Must Know About the 5 Levels of AIOps Maturity

In this special guest feature, Sean McDermott, CEO and founder of Windward Consulting Group and RedMonocle, offers what enterprises need to know about the five levels of AIOps maturity. When maneuvering through each level, keep the long-term AIOps strategy and goals at the center to achieve the true potential of AIOps.

Purdue Data Science Student Delves into America’s Pastime through His Love of Statistics

It’s all a numbers game for Purdue student Jeremy Frank from his major in data science to his passion for baseball statistics, as captured in the popular @MLBRandomStats, which he runs on Twitter. Frank hopes to continue his passion beyond college by working in baseball, possibly for a major league team or as a sports statistician.

The Rise of No-code Knowledge Graphs

In this contributed article, Marta V. Lopata, Chief Growth Officer at Kgbase, discusses the use of knowledge graphs. With a no-code approach, they bring the best of the data science world to medicine, finance, business, education and the arts enabling anyone to generate and visualize unique insights from siloed data sources.

Monte Carlo Method and Price Testing: Old Solution for Modern Problems

In this special guest feature, Vladimir Kuchkanov, Pricing Solution Architect at Competera, examines how data scientists often forget about classics while good old algorithms are still relevant and efficient. In particular, Monte Carlo method (MCM) pops up in mind. Among many fields of its application, MCM has established itself as a solid solution in price prediction and automation of pricing rules in retail. Like any analytical approach, MCM has limitations and inaccuracies. Despite this, many fields, including retail, still utilize it.

The Growing Challenge of Data Democratization

In this contributed article, Fred Frost, Lead Data Scientist at SentryOne, believes that data science democratization is coming, because the potential is impossible to ignore. The difference between companies that handle it well and those that don’t will be dependent on the way that new practitioners are guided and advised.

Hats Over Hearts

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rich Brueckner. His passing is an unexpected and enormous blow to both his family and the HPC Community. Rich was an institution in the HPC community. You couldn’t go to an event without seeing his red hat bobbing in the crowd, usually trailed by a fast-moving video crew. He’d be darting into booths, conducting interviews, and then speeding away to his next appointment.

The Top Five Data Analytics Gripes, and How We Could Fix Them

In this special guest feature, Geoff Tudor, VP and GM of Vizion.ai, offers five key business issues enterprises are facing, and then how we can resolve them. Older technology is not driving but draining the enterprise, failing to deliver on the initial promise of analytics. However, if the layers are stripped away, new technology is emerging that simplifies data analytics, reducing the cost and delivering in an instant the answers businesses need to be successful. So why not make it easy to consume data analytics using the SaaS model?

Deconstructing Natural Language Generation

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how Natural Language Generation (NLG) is rapidly becoming one of the most desired capabilities in the Natural Language Processing stack. The article aligns with a discussion with Arria NLG CEO Sharon Daniels.

Why Technology Should Take a Backseat for Data Projects to Succeed

In this special guest feature, Andrew Stevenson, CTO and Co-founder at Lenses.io, believes that without tooling, governance and visibility around open source technologies, applying them successfully at an enterprise level is very hard. Organizations need to be able to access the latest platforms, tools and training, so that they don’t have to re-create technology that already has been commoditized. In a data driven world we can take this a step further and enable companies to focus on data to provide secure, governed access, visibility with the auditing and compliance modern platforms need.

How IoT Could End Deforestation

In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most exciting developments in recent technology. You likely use IoT devices every day, but they can also help end deforestation. People across the globe are already using the IoT in the fight to save the forest.