Yes, Data is the New Oil in the Digital Economy (IW)

Naysayers continue to speak in opposition to the theory that data is the oil of the 21st century. While I understand their various opinions, I must disagree. Look at it this way, a... More

Why Advertisers Can’t Ignore Blockchain Technology (Forbes)

The advertising world is fraught with problems of fraud, complicated supply chains and lack of control over data privacy. Not only are advertisers losing more money to fraud than e... More

Three Ways to Navigate Your Data Science Journey (Wipro Blog)

Data Science and taking a holiday are more similar than we think and many parallels can be drawn. When it comes to planning a trip, the journey starts before we even leave the hous... More

With Datorama Acquisition, Integration Rolls on at Salesforce (Beet.TV)

At Salesforce, the acquisitions keep on coming, most recently that of AI-powered marketing intelligence and analytics platform Datorama. The company’s ongoing mantra is “integr... More

8 Real Challenges Data Scientists Face (Forbes)

Data is a lucrative field to pursue, and there’s plenty of demand for people with related skills. However, no career is without its challenges, and data science is not an excepti... More

SAP Introduces Intelligent Capabilities for Digital Supply Chain (HITS)

SAP today announced new features to digitally optimize the supply chain and infuse it with intelligence from product design and production to delivery, operations and service. With... More

Desperate for Data Scientists (IEEE Spectrum)

What a difference a few years makes. In 2015, a LinkedIn snapshot of what it calls the skills gap—a mismatch between the skills workers have and the skills employers seek—showe... More

Entertainment Partners Goes Global with Move to AWS (SCN)

Entertainment Partners has made strategic investments in moving its database and server operations exclusively to AWS. This move will enhance the overall customer experience, trans... More

Alexa Will Now Tell You About Upcoming Concerts (Fortune)

Now you can ask Alexa when your favorite band is coming to town. This week, Amazon added a new skill that gives the digital assistant the ability to answer questions about upcoming... More

Six Ways Big Data Can Refine Your Digital Marketing Efforts (Dataconomy)

What’s the one thing that all digital marketers must know? The fact that data is king on today’s marketing landscape. Having comprehensive and accurate data is essential for ma... More

With Emerging Technology Comes Emerging Data Problems (CMS Wire)

Enterprises need to think about data traffic patterns in their organizations and recognize when the traffic no longer flows through a central point (whether public cloud or private... More

IBM Gives Tennis Players a Competitive Edge with Watson at the 2018 U.S. Open (SCN)

IBM today announced that IBM Watson will now partner with tennis players and coaches to enhance their game strategy and better prepare for matches more efficiently. As a partner of... More

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists (HBR)

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to tra... More

5G, IoT, and the Data Explosion: A Storage Problem? (TechHQ)

With 5G coming in, a lot more devices will ‘come online’. By 2023, Ericsson estimates that there will be around 31.4 billion connected devices, almost double the 2017 figure of... More

Business Intelligence and Machine Learning: Data Matters, Not Just the User Experience (Forbes)

Data exists in so many systems and the growth of IoT and cloud computing means data keeps extending further away from the core of on-premises computing. Working to track all the da... More

Why Companies are Investing More on Data Analytics (TechHQ)

Data is the oil of the information age. Data can help businesses understand their customers and markets better, it allows them to make smarter decisions about internal functions an... More

LinkedIn Will Allow Economics Researchers to Mine Its Data (Bloomberg)

Once upon a time, Facebook Inc. allowed academic researchers access to its data. We know how that story ends: with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now LinkedIn Corp., the professi... More

Gracenote Introduces Global Music Database of Record in India (MESA)

Gracenote is launching its Global Music Data, the catalog of reference for the music industry, in India. The solution localizes Gracenote’s comprehensive collection of descriptiv... More

Facebook Suspends 400 Apps in Developer Data Investigation (Bloomberg)

Facebook said it has investigated thousands of apps and suspended 400 of them since a developer data leak scandal broke in March. Facebook is ramping up privacy standards, especial... More

Mysteries About Beatles Songs Solved with Help from Data Analysis (Forbes)

Two Beatles enthusiasts collaborated to develop an algorithm to determine which Beatle wrote the music for "In My Life" and other hits. The team applied stylometry - a statistical ... More