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How Big Data and AI Are Transforming How We Buy Cars

In this contributed article, John Price, CEO of Vast, explores how big data coupled with the methods of artificial intelligence (AI) have transformed how we buy cars. Big data and AI aren’t just changing the sales process for consumers. They’re changing it for salespeople, too, giving each salesperson an “intelligent assistant” in their pocket.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/18/2017

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/11/2017

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Why Big Data is Important to Your Business

In this contributed article, Sheza Gary, a technical director at Algoworks, provides a compelling picture of how businesses are embracing big data technology and continues by painting a clearer picture of big data and outlines a number of intricate analytics that can be used to your advantage.

The Next Generation of Managing Enterprise Data: Cloud Optimized

The inherent elasticity and agility of a cloud-based data platform provides a major operational and financial advantage. This is the final article in a three-part series from Podium. This post focuses on the growing importance of being cloud optimized for managing enterprise data.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/4/2017

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

How Big Data Can Help HIPAA-Dependent Industries

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews looks at big data’s role with HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and provides four of the many ways industries and the organizations within them could benefit from big data or already do.

Big Data and Analytics Play an Important Role in the Energy Industry

In this contributed article, Ritesh Mehta, Senior Technical Account Manager for TatvaSoft Australia, discusses how the energy industry is using big data technology to lower energy consumption, look for new sources of renewable energy and boost energy efficiency – are all integral big data goals to protect the environment as well as to sustain economic growth.

Preparing the Network for AI and Machine Learning

In this contributed article, Destiny Bertucci, Head Geek at SolarWinds®, provides several best practices that will help you begin to prepare your networks for AI and machine learning. As businesses look to develop their digital transformation strategies and create unique competitive advantage, AI and machine learning are increasingly considered the keys to unlocking the value of an organization’s accumulated data.

Big Data Plays an Important Role in Utilities Today

In this contributed article, Ritesh Mehta, Senior Technical Account Manager for TatvaSoft Australia, discusses how utilities are at the intersection of the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as customer behavioral analytics. Utilities have a chance to couple strong customer energy and water data use with data spewing off of intelligent devices as well as the smart grid to create value propositions for the clientele.