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Data on Maternal Mortality Hasn’t Changed. Black Women Fare the Worst
The number of infants that die before their first birthday is still a pressing concern in America. Infant mortality is on the decline, but more can be done to prevent infant deaths – especially among black women.Nearly 300,000 women died from needless complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017, according …
Interview: Mike Hudy, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Modern Hire
I recently caught up with Mike Hudy, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Modern Hire, to discuss the use of AI in the hiring process. Hint: it includes a robust and specific code of ethics, implementation with a specific problem in mind, and lots of transparency.
The Ray Project Harnesses Vehicle Telematics Data For A Smart Highway
The opportunities of big data in the transportation industry are huge. A huge number of government agencies are using big data to streamline their transportation services. The United States Department of Transportation has already started using big data to create its Safety Data Initiative. There are plenty of other ways …
Could Big Data DevOps Tools Spur Need For A UBI?
Andrew Yang recently announced that he was suspending his presidential campaign. Yang was best known as a pioneer for a universal basic income (UBI). Yang and many other UBI proponents argued that a UBI will become essential as automation drives unemployment. They may have a valid point as big data …
On the Edge of Something Big
In this contributed article, Tim Parker, VP of Network Strategy at Flexential, provides the top four reasons your organization needs an edge strategy now. Edge computing enables efficient data processing near the source to minimize latency, reduce bandwidth usage and lower costs while improving compliance, security and resiliency.
Data Technology Is Crucial To Your Infrastructural Modernization Plan
Big data has played a very important role in many aspects of small business. The market for big data is expected to reach $67 billion by next year. Companies of all sizes need to understand the impact big data has had on their business models. They also need to consider …
Utilizing Big Data For The Lowest Possible Bounce Rate
Big data is essential for improving the user experience of your website visitors. There are a number of benefits of using big data to optimize your site. One of the biggest benefits is that you can improve your bounce rate. However, you need to know what measures to take to …
insideBIGDATA Latest News – 2/24/2020
In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from …
Conceptualizing the 2020’s: The Decade of the Internet of Things
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper highlights several lofty predictions about the number of connected devices in the IoT begin this year; many developments directly impacting its adoption rates will flourish in the coming 10 years, rendering it the premier expression of data management.
Navigating Your Career in Electrical Engineering in the Big Data Era
Many careers have been heavily impacted by changes in big data. The big data revolution has had a profound effect on healthcare, marketing and many other fields. One of the fields that has been most affected by big data is electrical engineering. Tom Dietterich, a professor of the Department of …
How to Translate Big Data into Big Business Value
In this contributed article, Dr. Michael Zeller, secretary and treasurer for ACM SIGKDD, and CEO of Dynam.AI, offers 4 important steps for businesses looking to turn big data into big value. While (big) data serves as the foundation, smarter, data-driven decisions deliver the business value.
How to make data lakes reliable
Data professionals across industries recognize they must effectively harness data for their businesses to innovate and gain competitive advantage. High quality, reliable data forms the backbone for all successful data endeavors, from reporting and analytics to machine learning. Delta Lake is an open-source storage layer that solves many concerns around …
Surprising Effect of Big Data on Negligence Investigation Cases
Like all other sectors, the healthcare industry collects, stores and uses data. The market for big data in the global healthcare sector is expected to reach $42.8 billion by 2024. When a negligence claim is being investigated, this patient data can prove extremely valuable. In this post, we’ll look at …
How Big Data Has Changed the Financial Industry
The accessibility and value of consumer data has grown substantially in the past several years. These days, nearly every company bigger than a “mom and pop” shop works to gather and analyze terabytes of data from their customers, hoping to better understand and serve them while one-upping the competition. In …
How Data Analysis Informs Our Understanding of Opioid Abuse
Despite their strong pain-relieving properties, opioids have become a scourge on society in recent years. Opioids, the class of drugs either naturally or synthetically derived from the opium poppy, bind to the body’s opioid receptors in order to relieve pain. And they’re one the world’s most highly addictive substances.As early …
What Employers Should Consider in Big Data Hiring
In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses the many things you need to consider when hiring for big data. Thinking about the nature of your organization, the potential roles, and responsibilities of your data employees, what you aim to achieve through the use of big data, and finally, …
Meeting The Data Demands of Automation
In this special guest feature, Lori McKellar, Senior Director, Product Marketing for AppWorks at OpenText, discusses how organizations across a plethora of industries are understanding the true importance of digitalization, and have started embarking on their automation journey in some shape or form. However, as a result of this process, …
Actionable Insight for Engineers and Scientists at Big Data Scale with Databricks and MathWorks
Today, Databricks announced that it is launching a new partnership with MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software, MATLAB, and Simulink products that are used by engineers and scientists globally. From medical devices to jets and autonomous cars, millions of engineers and scientists use MATLAB and Simulink to build …