Blockchain, robotics and the role of the chief data officer will be top-of-mind concerns for many organizations.
• Amazon will decide on a location for its second headquarters sometime this year.
• Amazon has said it would bring in up to "50,000 high-paying jobs" to whatever city it's based in, according to Business Insider's Hayley Peterson.
• Business Insider looked at some of the high-paying roles at Amazon's current Seattle headquarters to get a sense of what jobs could come to its second headquarters.
Trifacta, a big-data business intelligence startup that is building tools to help businesses structure and analyse data that gets generated in their networks through customer interactions and other actions, is today announcing that it has closed out its Series D round at $48 million, with a notable list of strategic and financial investors that includes Google, Ericsson, the Deutsche Börse,… Read More
Organizations can integrate various information types into a single MDM platform by leveraging emerging options for schema and taxonomies, producing virtually limitless competitive advantage.
Informatica, Talend, Adeptia and Syncsort are among the leading vendors in this space, says Gartner Research.
The technology industry is becoming increasingly embedded into the world of life sciences.
Axel Bouchon, who heads up Leaps by Bayer, an organization within Bayer focused on finding and funding breakthroughs, said he expects disruption of the healthcare industry within the decade to come from the intersection of tech and biotech.
"The potential of how biophysical data could be combined with data management will revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry and all of life sciences," Bouchon said.
It likely won't be a case of just bringing the two industries together, he said.
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Life insurance is a fundamentally hard product to sell, as it requires people to think about their deaths and promises no immediate rewards.
The way life insurance is sold makes it doubly unattractive, as consumers have to go through an paper-based, lengthy application process and a bothersome medical exam, with little guidance from their providers, and often at high cost.
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RESEARCHERS TAP DEEP LEARNING TO PREDICT IN-HOSPITAL PATIENT MORTALITY AND READMISSION RATES: Newly published collaborative research from Google, Stanford, the University of Chicago, and the University of California, suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in combination with electronic health record data to predict mortality, readmission, and other events that have an adverse impact on healthcare in the US.
The study adds considerable weight to the growing body of research in the field of big data and health analytics.
Informatica, Orchestra Networks and Software AG are among the firms with leading products in this space, says the MDM Institute.
Over the holidays I reread parts of the fabulous books on innovation and disruptive change by Clayton Christensen. If you have not read The Innovators Dilemma, The Innovators Solution or Competing Against Luck then...