Analytics

Analytics

Tackling the ‘data dump’ challenge

Big Data initiatives are multiplying at an unprecedented rate. The near-ubiquitous discussion of IoT and the accelerating adoption of AI and machine learning are...

Cognitive collaboration

IBM is tackling the holy grail of tech deployment - the need to align IT with business needs - on two fronts. On one...

451 Research – Rise of the machines, Part 1: Has the labor market benefited...

A common critique of regulation aimed at protecting citizens is that technology moves more quickly than policy makers. Given the rapid pace of innovation...

Financing Fred Hutch – a study in data transformation

Background: Based in Seattle, Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) is a world leader in the detection, prevention and treatment of...

MS cloud + AI = digital transformation

Microsoft is one of several major IT players racing to build the AI (Artificial Intelligence) startup community. In December 2016, the company announced a...

CARROT points are good for your health

There’s nothing like instant gratification for achieving a means to an end. That’s the thinking behind CARROT Insights, a unique rewards-style program that isn’t...

AI driving legal insight

With every technology break through, there are inevitably the glamour use cases that capture the public eye. Often, though, the business value of that...

Share alike for machine learning

Every year there’s a tech trend that starts to dominate conversations. With announcement of NextAI, there’s a lot of buzz in Canada right now...

The foundations of insight

These are halcyon days for the analytics/Big Data community. Research from CapGemini/EMC shows that a majority of businesses are planning to increase their investment...

Quantum Valley the next frontier

At a recent Google GO NORTH event in Toronto, RIM co-founder, founder of the Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and...

3 keys to the Big Data fast-track

One measure of tech ROI is user adoption: software that is not incorporated into workplace processes is of questionable value. Recognizing this principle, creators...

What exactly is AI?

We used to think of artificial intelligence (AI) as the stuff of science fiction. And it was often evil, especially in the movies. Remember...
IBM launches Innovation Space

IBM launches Innovation Space

IBM Canada celebrated the official opening of its Innovation Space for entrepreneurs and startups this month. The goal of this initiative is to provide...
Organizational Intelligence

Organizational Intelligence

This book is about the history of a business technology. Specifically, it traces the emergence and evolution of analytics software. More specifically, it is...
Plugging in to customer experience

Plugging in to customer experience

It wasn’t that long ago that Google Maps became the go to plug-in for business websites. The fact you could “find us” with a...

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