6 top skills that organizations need for IoT success

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Data management and analytics, security and artificial intelligence are among the technology areas where organizations must make their investments for IoT payoffs.

Can predictive analytics be made safe for humans?

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Massive-scale predictive analytics is a relatively new phenomenon, one that challenges both decades of law as well as consumer thinking about privacy. As a technology, it may well save thousands of lives in applications like predictive medicine, but if it isn’t used carefully, it may prevent thousands from getting loans, for instance, if an underwriting algorithm is biased against certain users. I chatted with Dennis Hirsch a few weeks ago about the challenges posed by this new data economy.

Here’s How Big Data Influences Banking And Online Lenders

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It was an ideal time for online lenders to arrive in Silicon Valley. After the financial crisis of 2008, banks who were the first choice as lenders for everyday people took a little bit of time to comprehend the way in which customers wanted to access credit and they were not ready to take any kind of risks. They failed to focus on the needs and demands of customers and instead they concentrated on capital constraints and other regulations that were proving to be a challenge for them.

Data manager DataStax prepares for IPO: sources

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DataStax Inc, a data management platform, is gearing up for an initial public offering (IPO) this year that could value the company at more than $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

The Cloud Doesn’t Eliminate The Need For Data Recovery Software

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Cloud computing has disrupted the digital technology sector in surprising ways. According to some estimates, the market is expected to rise to $411 billion by the end of next year. The rapid growth can largely be attributed to advances in artificial intelligence and big data. However, despite some of the fascinating advances, there are still some obstacles and limitations. Contrary to popular belief, cloud computing has not eliminated the need for traditional data recovery solutions.

How the Fourth Industrial Revolution will disrupt data management

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Robotics, artificial intelligence, 3D printing ... These technologies are all helping to fuel the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact of which will create a seismic shift in how businesses compete and succeed.

Tiger Global and Ant Financial lead $500M investment in China’s shared housing startup Danke

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A Chinese startup that’s taking a dorm-like approach to urban housing just raised $500 million as its valuation jumped over $2 billion. Danke Apartment, whose name means “eggshell” in Chinese, closed the Series C round led by returning investor Tiger Global Management and newcomer Ant Financial, Alibaba’s e-payment and financial affiliate controlled by Jack Ma. Four years ago, Beijing-based Danke set out with a mission to provide more affordable housing for young Chinese working in large urban centers.

6 Ways To Raise Your Business Intelligence To The Next Level

Business Intelligence once was a luxury used by corporations and enterprises who invested in a team of data scientists and IT specialists. Modern technology and software tools have made it possible for anyone to increase their BI value within their organization. Small and medium-sized businesses can use the same tools without investing a lot of time or money. Here are some ways to increase the value of your business intelligence.

14 top big data salaries for 2019

Software architects, data warehouse architects and data scientists lead the pack when it comes to top salaries working with big data projects.

Exciting Predictions For Where Big Data Analytics Are Headed By 2025

Turns out that, as far as AI and data are concerned, 2001 was not the year we humans should have been focusing on. However, 2025 just might be. That’s the year experts at research group IDC predicted that the world will be producing a staggering 163 zettabytes annually. A single zettabyte is one trillion gigabytes, and to put that in perspective, up until now we haven’t even cracked 35 zettabytes annually.
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