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Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool

April 30, 2015

Predictive analytics is a topic you are likely to hear a lot more about in the years ahead. Predictive analytics … Continued

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Narrow Artificial Intelligence has Broad Application

April 29, 2015

Articles about artificial intelligence (AI) are finding their way into mainstream media with increasing regularity. Often these articles fail to … Continued

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Globalization is Moving Along Some New Roads

April 28, 2015

“A huge shift in trade and relations could be underway across Eurasia,” writes Douglas Bulloch (@douglasbulloch), “and China’s New Silk … Continued

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Big Data and Technology Poised to Help Agriculture

April 27, 2015

Everyone is aware of how significant California’s drought has become. If you are thinking, “Thank God I don’t live in … Continued

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Smart Cities Aren’t Smart if They Don’t Accommodate the Poor

April 24, 2015

“People move to urban areas in search of more jobs and a better life,” writes Axel van Trotsenburg, the World … Continued

Big Data, Cognitive Computing, & Healthcare

April 23, 2015

Everybody seems to agree on two things when it comes to healthcare — it should be affordable and effective. Professionals … Continued

Complementing the Quants

Cognitive Computing: Complementing the Quants

April 22, 2015

“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an idea that has oscillated through many hype cycles over many years, as scientists and sci-fi … Continued

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Food Security and Science

April 21, 2015

Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center released results from two polls that indicate a majority of scientists have confidence … Continued

10 Keys to happier living

Making Your Customers Smile with Targeted Content

April 20, 2015

“It’s become apparent that producing targeted content will continue to be a major trend in the upcoming year,” writes Diana … Continued

The Maker Movement

Heard of the Maker Movement? You Will.

April 17, 2015

“Ten years from now,” Louise Stewart predicts, “primary and secondary education may look more like a scene from Tim Allen’s … Continued

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Taking Supply Chain Risk Management Seriously

April 16, 2015

A survey conducted by BSI and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) found that over a “third (35 percent) of businesses … Continued

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Smart Cities and the Citizen Sensor

April 15, 2015

“The Smart Cities movement is sometimes criticised for appearing to focus mainly on the application of technology to large-scale city … Continued

What if

Innovation and Cognitive Computing

April 14, 2015

“Machine learning is coming into a golden age,” writes Mehrdad Fatourechi (@mehrdadf), CTO of BroadbandTV Corp, “and with it we’re … Continued

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Analytics are the Keys that Unlock Value in Big Data

April 13, 2015

“The topic of big data has pre-occupied businesses for the past few years,” writes Michael van Hove, a partner at … Continued

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Quantum Computer Puzzle Pieces Continue to Emerge

April 10, 2015

Peter Byrne (@peterjbyrne) notes that researchers have been trying to create a quantum computer for years. “The quest to harness … Continued

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Additive Manufacturing’s Future Still Looks Bright

April 9, 2015

Although I haven’t written anything about additive manufacturing (aka 3-D printing) in about six months, pundits still believe that it, along … Continued

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The Internet of Things Bandwagon

April 8, 2015

“Just as the use of the word ‘Cloud’ exploded in the late 2000s,” writes Bill McBeath (@BillMcBeath), Chief Research Officer … Continued

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The Digital Path to Purchase is a Personalized Journey

April 7, 2015

“The digital path to purchase is the next logical step in the path to purchase evolution,” Bill Bishop (@BrickMeetsClick), Chief … Continued

Vivanda and FlavorPrint

Vivanda Aims to Take FlavorPrint® to New Heights

April 6, 2015

Kim Nash (@knash99) reports that, in a data-driven world, more and more CIOs are becoming CEOs. She writes, “The latest … Continued

STEM danger

The Over-the-Top Debate about STEM Education

April 3, 2015

Fareed Zakaria (@FareedZakaria), a columnist for The Washington Post and host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN, recently created quite a … Continued

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Targeted Marketing: Helpful or Creepy?

April 2, 2015

Barry Schaeffer, a consultant with Content Life-cycle Consulting, reminds us that targeted marketing was not born in the digital age, … Continued

Next Big Thing

Cognitive Computing: The Next Big Thing

April 1, 2015

A year ago, Edd Gent (@EddytheGent) reported, “The IT professional body BCS highlighted cognitive computing as one of the next … Continued