Category Archives: Big Data

Financial firms bank on A.I. as pilot projects head to production

Financial firms bank on A.I. as pilot projects head to production The financial services sector is pouring money into artificial intelligence (AI), with banks, for example, expected to spend $5.6 billion on AI in 2019 – second only to the retail sector. Until now, the vast majority of AI projects have remained pilots, and […]

4 data wrangling tasks in R for advanced beginners

4 data wrangling tasks in R for advanced beginners With great power comes not only great responsibility, but often great complexity — and that sure can be the case with R. The open-source R Project for Statistical Computing, a programming language and environment, offers immense capabilities to investigate, manipulate and analyze data. But because […]

Matei Zaharia, creator of the Apache Spark project, on the big data framework | True Technologist Ep 2

Matei Zaharia, creator of the Apache Spark project, on the big data framework | True Technologist Ep 2 In this episode of True Technologist, host Eric Knorr talks with Matei Zaharia, chief technologist at Databricks and an assistant professor of computer science at Stanford, about the Apache Spark and Apache Mesos projects Source: Big Data

Are you sharing more data with Google than you have to?

Are you sharing more data with Google than you have to? Whether your concerns are privacy, security, competitive advantage, intellectual property or risk avoidance, your enterprise needs to be sharing—literally—as little data as possible with employees, contractors and third parties. As obvious as that statement is, it’s stunning how much data is unnecessarily shared with […]

Blockchain integration turns ERP into a collaboration platform

Blockchain integration turns ERP into a collaboration platform As the blockchain continues to mature and find adoption in areas other than cryptocurrency, ERP vendors are working to integrate the distributed ledger technology as a trackable, immutable record for everything from shipping manifests and supply chains to equipment maintenance and dispute-resolution systems. “This is very real […]

IDG Contributor Network: Real world challenges between us and the Internet of Things

IDG Contributor Network: Real world challenges between us and the Internet of Things Many a blog line has been penned on the rich topic of the Internet of Things (IoT) but not much has been written about the real world challenges between our today and the many promises of the IoT tomorrow. Technology considerations can […]