New technologies bring a data deluge to markets already saturated with data. This, in turn, creates the perfect environment—and offers the perfect cloak—for increased crime as perpetrators hide among data.
The Internet and our social feeds contain many articles, blogs and news items on the strides big data and analytics is making in the public sector. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and culls interesting items that provides the fodder for thought and debate.
Separating good data from bad and taking advantage of the open source ecosystem offer key advantages for quality analytics and keen insight from valuable data. And two upcoming events offer great opportunities to learn more.
Because their stadium is one of the highlighted “5 places in your city where analytics are making a difference,” the analytics story behind the Pittsburgh Pirates organization offers an interesting perspective. From 1993–2012, the Pirates logged the most consecutive losing seasons in Major League
C-level executives often wonder why the work to resolve complex problems seems to never get done while the organization clearly has the data science talent at hand. Skill sets alone often don’t cut it; the key to problem solving is matching the DNA of the problem to the DNA of fit-for-purpose
The wealth management industry is evolving in the digital era to meet the needs of a rising retiree population serviced by technology savvy financial advisors. Take a look at three key market drivers that illustrate the urgency around transforming today's wealth management industry.
Discover nine fields of study for corresponding data analysis professionals that contribute significantly to analytics projects, their key value propositions and challenges and high-level suggestions for categorizing and organizing the rapidly growing analytics resource pool.
The increasing number of hacks reported in the news every day is chilling. What can public and private organizations do to protect themselves and the people they serve from relentless cyber threats? Take comfort that big data and analytics are on the case in innovative, intelligent ways.
The Internet and social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out interesting articles that provide fodder for thought and debate.
Many organizations today face the challenge of growing the business while maintaining a competitive edge and controlling or reducing IT spending. Enhanced processor utilization can be put to the test by an enterprise-scale IT services provider to achieve a high degree of performance and
Creating and maintaining an adaptive organization is well within reach through advanced analytics and innovation, and the right analytics solutions can help businesses transform data-driven insight into actual value without the nightmares from shifting market conditions and information overload.
The Internet and our social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
Machine learning is a tool for making humans more productive. Machine learning methods vary in degrees of automation. Regardless of how one performs machine learning, data scientists must still prepare the data sets, specify the algorithms, execute them and interpret the results. The process of