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Analytics

How AI platforms are stacking up

Over the past year, there has been a steady stream of AI platform announcements. One recent example is Intel’s AI platform launch, supported by...

Microsoft speaks to the ethics of AI

To showcase the latest in artificial intelligence, Microsoft recently hosted an “underground” tour, two days’ worth of virtual reality demos, product prototypes, programming and...

OpenText in the machine era

“The Information Company” is moving with machines to a new digital era marked by software automation. OpenText, the Waterloo, Ontario based startup that has...

Mining Watson for data gold

Oft cited as the blow that is knocking the wind out of the services business, AI has flexed its disruptive muscle. While Uber’s advanced...

IB Summit 2017: building next generation, self-service analytics

“It’s not about the pretty pictures, it’s about what you do with the data,” Information Builders CMO Michael Corcoran stressed in his welcome to...

Younger tech talent prove willing and able interns

The talent shortage is a prevailing topic in many of today’s tech conversations. The situation is only becoming more pressing as newer technologies such...
Microsecond speed in new financial fabric

Analytics and operations need to find common ground

This year’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer Conference in Toronto was an opportunity for those in the analytics realm to commiserate over challenges and...

Bringing solopreneurs up to speed with AI

The solopreneur has always operated at a disadvantage when it comes to managing his/her business. But technology is evolving to level the playing field...

BI at MSH: a study in metric mobilization

The challenge:   Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is a two-site community hospital that delivers diagnostic services and clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery,...

Atomwise delivers AI to speed drug discovery

When we think of developments in artificial intelligence (AI), vision processing, autonomous vehicles, search engines and cybersecurity tend to be the first applications that...

451 Research – Rise of the machines, Part 2: AI and the labor market

A HAL 9000 run amok entered the public consciousness back in 1968, but as the 451 Research Group notes in its two part research...

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...