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Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI

Have a Failing Big Data Project? Try a Dose of AI

A growing number of AI experts are turning their attention to big data. Will that be enough to save doomed projects? Image: Romolo Tavani – stock.adobe.com Back in late 2017, Gartner analyst Nick Heudecker estimated that the failure rate of big data projects was 85%. Move the calendar forward two years and there’s no solid […]

Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning

Three Tips for Laying the Groundwork for Machine Learning

While machine learning may seem overwhelming and complicated, creating an infrastructure for ML projects is more achievable than many organizations think. Machine learning has grown to have a significant impact on our daily lives: From Amazon’s home assistant Alexa collecting and analyzing information to anticipate our needs, or Facebook suggesting who we should friend, to […]

10 RPA Vendors to Watch

10 RPA Vendors to Watch

Robotic process automation offers enterprises a way to leapfrog to the benefits of digital transformation. Here are 10 vendors that can help in your efforts. 1 of 10 Image: willyam – stock.adobe.com Robotic process automation is hot right now. Here’s one reason why. RPA is viewed as a shortcut workaround way to achieve the benefits […]

Beat the Odds: How to Conquer Common AI Challenges

Beat the Odds: How to Conquer Common AI Challenges

Some of the keys to success with an AI implementation may seem basic, but they really can make a difference. Image: Denisismagilov – stock.adobe.com Another day, another AI fail. Dismal project success rates between 10% to 50% continue to plague countless artificial intelligence programs. Surveys from Gartner, IDC, O’Reilly and other sources reveal most organizations […]

CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains

CIOs: Time to Reinvent Your Supply Chains

Beat the large e-commerce giants at their own game: Create end-to-end supply chain prediction and orchestration supported through four enabling technologies. Retailers and consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies are ground zero for a phenomenon we call “blurring of supply chains”. Today, e-commerce sellers and marketplaces, and new tech-savvy delivery platforms threaten to reimagine, merge and potentially […]

IT Careers: How to Get a Job in DevOps

IT Careers: How to Get a Job in DevOps

Here are seven steps you can take if you want to transition into a DevOps career. 1 of 8 If you’ve ever considered working in DevOps, now might be a good time to pursue that option. Over the past few years, demand for IT professionals with experience in DevOps has skyrocketed. At the time of […]

Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure in the Cloud

Enterprises Put More Data Infrastructure in the Cloud

More enterprises are putting their data operations in the cloud, a trend that will continue as AI, machine learning, and other analytics efforts accelerate. Everyone agrees that data is the new oil. But if you are going to make the most of this fuel that will run the future economy, you need to invest in […]

Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?

Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?

As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks. Image: momius – Adobe Stock When organizations plan for digital transformation, there might be some discussion of bringing managed services, such as SD-WAN, into the mix. Many enterprises may have on-premise unified communications, […]

HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers

HPE Emerges to Rescue MapR Customers

HPE will expand its data and analytics portfolio through its acquisition of embattled Hadoop pioneer MapR. Weeks after it missed deadlines for winning additional funding or getting acquired, embattled Hadoop and big data pioneer MapR was acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.   HPE described the deal, announced this week, as an acquisition of business assets […]

Brewing Up Data Infrastructure to Support Tech Diversity

Brewing Up Data Infrastructure to Support Tech Diversity

Having grown by many acquisitions to be perhaps the largest beer company in the world, Anheuser Busch InBev is working to create a unified view of all its data. One of the toughest jobs in IT is integrating a new acquisition into the existing business. There are often completely different technology systems in place, different […]

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