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2022 Trends in Cloud Computing: Poly Cloud Specialization

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how the undue reliance on the cloud for managing data initially manifested as the hybrid and multi-cloud phenomenon. That movement is continuing apace to reflect a growing number of cloud types.

Your Business’s Data Strategy is Hosed, You Just May Not Know It Yet

In this special guest feature, Nick Bonfiglio, CEO of Syncari, discusses the key takeaway of a recent cross-functional executive panel: data interoperability is the key to effective operational data. Cloud data warehouses are here to stay, so rather than dedicating them to reporting business intelligence insights, businesses should think about their warehouse as a part of an overall data solution and unified data model.

Balancing the Benefits of Hyperautomation and Need for Discretion

In this special guest feature, Loren Goodman, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of InRule Technology, discusses how hyperautomation is a new generation of tooling to automate the acceleration of automation. With hyperautomation, businesses can easily automate monotonous or repeatable tasks. Additionally, the combination of RPA with low code can enable the creation of multi-system integrated solutions.

Embracing AI in the World of Auto Insurance

In this special guest feature, John Goodson, Chief Technology Officer for CCC Intelligent Solutions, discusses how in the world of auto insurance, AI provides unprecedented clarity to reduce risk and elevate the customer experience by enabling faster decision-making than ever before – helping to keep people’s lives moving forward when it matters most. 

AI’s Build Vs. Buy Dilemma: One Size Does Not Fit All

In this contributed article, Nurit Cohen Inger, VP of Products, BeyondMinds, discusses the frustratingly slow pace of implementation, in which projects take years to yield results, and very often fail, is hindering AI. A faster, more efficient approach is needed before we can fully enter the AI era. But the question remains, how can companies speed up their AI transformation?

Low Code Data Science is Not the Same as Automated Machine Learning

[SPONSORED POST] In this special guest feature, Rosaria Silipo, Ph.D., Principal Data Scientist at KNIME, discusses the difference between automated Machine Learning and low code tools for data science. Low code tools are becoming more and more popular. They allow to perform certain tasks without the need of coding. They are based on visual programming, that is on a drag & drop interface to build a pipeline of blocks, each block implementing a dedicated task.

Exasol Report: 46% of CDOs Say that an Organization’s Expectations for the CDO Role are Too High and Misinformed

Our friends over at Exasol released the results of its landmark global study the defines the changes needed for today’s aspiring CDOs – and the organizations that recruit them- to prosper. The survey uncovered high demand for strong data leadership, as well as some confusion and uncertainty about the CDO role.

Move Ideas Faster: Incorporating AIOps into your Tech Stack

In this special guest feature, Matt Chotin, Vice President of Product Management at CloudBees, discusses how the visibility AIOps provides combined with automation capabilities allows businesses to be more proactive in changes they make to be more efficient. Ultimately, AIOps should make an organization’s leaders feel empowered to make changes and move ideas faster.

Why Dynamic Algorithms Still Haven’t Replaced Human Rules

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how there are certainly numerous use cases enriched by dynamic algorithms, such as fraud detection. However, the applicability of rules to analytics undertakings in which there is variability is clear. Subsequently, rules are undoubtedly here to stay, and a crucial means of facilitating enterprise analytics during the current epoch of cognitive computing.   

Institutional Investors Hold the Key to Startups’ Applied AI Success

In this contributed article, Javier Rojas and Eric Filipek of Savant Growth, discuss the new roll institutional investors need to play in freeing portfolio companies to execute on all of their marketing, sales and business process wish lists.