• Data Science Vs. Machine Learning – The Differences and Overlaps

    Data Science Vs. Machine Learning – The Differences and Overlaps

    As big data starts to mean big business opportunities for companies around the globe, the demand for professionals who can sift through the goldmines of data is growing in kind. According to a January report from Indeed, postings for data science jobs grew 31% year-over-year in December 2018 – and show a massive increase of
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  • What Are the Core Characteristics of Big Data?

    What Are the Core Characteristics of Big Data?

    What Are the Core Characteristics of Big Data? It’s been an industry buzzword for well over a decade, is described as the new gold rush for businesses, and has even entered the mainstream public lexicon – but what is big data? Well, the short answer is that it’s simply lots of data. Lots and lots
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  • Data Analytics Vs. Data Analysis: What’s the Difference?

    Data Analytics Vs. Data Analysis: What’s the Difference?

    You say to-mah-to, I say to-may-to, but we can call the whole thing off because, no matter how we pronounce the word, both you and I are referring to the same thing – a plump red fruit that tastes good in a sandwich. There’s no real dispute here – just a variation in pronunciation. What
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  • Chief Data Officer: Why It’s a Critical Role Now and in the Future

    Chief Data Officer: Why It’s a Critical Role Now and in the Future

    Many analysts deem information to be the most valuable resource in the modern economy, even describing data as the new oil or the new gold rush for businesses. As far as ecommerce and other aspects of business are concerned, how organizations approach data is often the determining factor in their current success and future growth.
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  • Information Integration and the Role Technology Plays

    Information Integration and the Role Technology Plays

    In today’s digital world of technology and smart, data-driven business decisions, information integration is essential. For many, many years, we’ve lived and worked in a world where technology has enabled organizations to collect and analyze vast amounts of data. Customer data, transactional data, data from CRM systems, ERP systems, on-premise systems, off-premise systems, the cloud,
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  • The Future of IT Operations

    The Future of IT Operations

    We are now living in a digital economy. Organizations all over the globe are turning their much of their focus away from producing physical assets, and towards designing and developing digital products and services that either complement or completely replace their physical predecessors. Digital transformation initiatives are at the very top of business agendas across
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  • What Is AIOps?

    What Is AIOps?

    Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations – AIOps for short. You’ve no doubt heard the term being bandied around – but what is it, and what can it do for your organization? Let’s begin with a definition from Gartner, the research firm which coined the term a couple of years ago, and has since been responsible
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  • Data – The New Gold Rush for Businesses

    Data – The New Gold Rush for Businesses

    You’ve no doubt heard the cry many times already – “Data is the new gold!” And it’s true. Though of course not everybody loves data in the same way that people love gold in all its shiny allure and opulence, the analogy fits – especially when you consider the thousands if not millions of prospectors
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