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How Data Collection During the Country’s Reopening Can Accelerate Return to Normalcy
In this contributed article, Sheldon H. Jacobson, PhD,, Founder Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is an advocate for advanced-analytics-based modeling to monitor the spread of COVID-19. Every state reopening represents an opportunity to collect data and identify best practices that can benefit other states.
Insights Beyond the Bedside: Machine Learning for Healthcare Administration, Utilization, and Cost (AUC)
In this special guest feature, Corinne Stroum, Director of Product for Utilization and Cost at KenSci, discusses how healthcare’s migration to electronic medical records in the early 2010s heralded an age of promise: increased efficiency, an opportunity to understand disease and populations at scale, and a reduction in errors. Like …
Data Science Demystified: The Data Modeling Proposition
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how data modeling is the foundation of the data science discipline that’s responsible for the adaptive, predictive analytics that are so critical to the current data ecosystem. Before data scientists can refine cognitive computing models or build applications with them to …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
How AI Is Changing the Game for IT Services Sourcing and More
In this special guest feature, Martin Henley, SVP - Technology Services Sector at Globality, discusses how AI/ML can aid in business continuity across the supply chain. IT service procurement is increasingly becoming a strategic fulcrum of corporate innovation, with AI and machine learning enabling that reality. These and other exciting …
Podcast Highlights: Why Data Can Make You a Better Colleague
Today’s feature podcast series comes from Joe DosSantos, Qlik's Chief Data Officer, who speaks with recognized technology and workplace thought leader, Meghan M. Biro on how data will shape our working relationships​. As we all get used to operating and working in a “new state of normal” during the largest …
From Data to Metadata for Machine Learning Platforms
In this special guest feature, Jörg Schad, Head of Machine Learning at ArangoDB, discusses discuss the need for Machine Learning Metadata, solutions for storing and analyzing Metadata as well as the benefits for the different stakeholders. We all know good training data is crucial for data scientists to build quality …
Why AI Is the Answer to Oil Spills
In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger discusses how AI may be the solution to preventing and responding to disasters like oil spills. AI can help prevent these disasters and improve responses if they do occur.
Give the People What They Want: The Rise of the Data Marketplace
In this special guest feature, Susan Cook, CEO of Zaloni, discusses her definition of “data marketplaces,” a slightly different concept to the large industry-wide data exchanges and marketplaces in financial services, pharma and healthcare. These data marketplaces have grown up within enterprises (even though the data itself could be internally …