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Protecting Big Data and the need for Data Centric Security

In this special guest feature, Warren Poschman, a Solutions Architect at comforte, discusses how big data analytics can be incredibly insightful and valuable to any enterprise. What some are not aware of is every new data stream created is potentially a new attack vector for organizations to defend against. Historically, organizations have had to choose between security or analytics, but with the advent of strict data privacy and protection regulations, the choice has been removed out of the equation. comforte is a leading provider of enterprise data security and digital payments.

The Deep Learning Patent Land Rush

In this contributed article, Nelson E. (Nick) Brestoff recounts his experience in the hot area of deep learning patents and his secret (not any more) patent superpower. He also provides a yearly tally of deep learning patent filings plus a corporate leader board.

Businesses Have Plenty Of Data, So Why Aren’t They Using It?

In this special guest feature, Simone Di Somma, Founder and CEO at Askdata, believes that businesses already collect so much data in the course of their day-to-day operations. But they could start using that data more effectively by bringing it out from behind the curtain, presenting employees across the board with easy access and interaction for it.

Access and Embrace the Future through AI

In this contributed article, Poornima Ramaswamy, Vice-President of Cognizant Digital Business’s AI and Analytics Practice, details the steps businesses can take to achieve their desired business outcomes with AI. AI is a two-part journey: getting ready and applying. Organizations that prepare for the AI evolution will be able to access and embrace the future and surpass their competition in the process.

It’s Time to Get on Board with the AI Evolution Before it’s Too Late

In this contributed article, Mike Fitzgerald, Chief Innovation Officer at SoftwareONE, believes there are several factors regarding AI that companies need to take into consideration, from governance laws and how they will impact data, the impact AI has on culture, and how the future of AI will influence business decisions. In order to optimize AI and use its power for the greater good of your business, one must have an understanding of these components of the AI evolution.

How AI is Uncovering Hidden Treasures in Online Conversion & Revenue Growth

In this special guest feature, Michael Scharff, CEO of Evolv, believes that in the rapidly evolving world of e-commerce, today’s ideal customer experience may not be so ideal tomorrow. Fortunately, retailers can now use the power of AI and data-driven insights from online customer behavior to define that optimal experience today as well as in the future.

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.

2020 Trends in Data Modeling: Unparalleled Advancement

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how data modeling for 2020 and beyond will increasingly become characterized by data shapes, digital twins, ensemble modeling, ongoing model management, and model validation measures to satisfy what is quickly becoming the most demanding task in the data sphere.

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.