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NRF Panel: Retailers Embrace the Omnichannel Challenge
Jessica Davis  
1/17/2017   5 comments
Understanding retail customers means knowing what they will want and when they will want it. To deliver that, retailers must be able to see customer behavior across physical stores, the web, mobile apps, and more.
Retailers to Explore Analytics Topics at NRF
Jessica Davis  
1/13/2017   4 comments
Chatbots, AI, virtual reality, machine learning, and more will be featured as leading edge technologies for retailers attending the NRF Annual Convention and Expo in New York City. But many retailers are still getting their arms around advanced analytics.
5 Tips: How To Move Into An Analytics Career
Jessica Davis  
1/9/2017   3 comments
Looking to jump start an analytics career? Here are five tips to make to make the move easier.
A2 Radio: Data, Election Polls, and Trust
Jessica Davis  
12/15/2016   5 comments
If data and analytics couldn't predict Donald J. Trump's US presidential election victory, then can they really be trusted to do anything else? Did polling failures undermine the trust in data and analytics? We'll look at these questions and more in our next All Analytics radio show.
Most Analytics Opportunities Untapped, McKinsey
Jessica Davis  
12/13/2016   1 comment
McKinsey Global Institute has updated its research on data analytics and the opportunity it presents in a new report released this month.
Analytics Gets Big IT Investment in 2017
Jessica Davis  
12/9/2016   3 comments
The 37th annual SIM IT Trends Study found that analytics continues to be an important strategic investment for organizations.
Holiday Shopping Gets Strong Mobile Boost, Data Shows
Jessica Davis  
12/2/2016   5 comments
Early sales show that retailers' investments in analytics paid off during the 2016 holiday shopping season. Here are a few highlights from the beginning of the rush.
It's Black Friday: Analytics Get to Work
Jessica Davis  
11/25/2016   43 comments
Retailers spend the whole year getting their data collection and analytics ready for holiday shoppers who hit the stores over Thanksgiving weekend and Black Friday.
Chief Data Officers: More Now Report to CEO
Jessica Davis  
11/15/2016   11 comments
Gartner's survey of chief data officers found that almost a third of them of them report to the CEO, and they have their own staff and responsibilities independent of IT.
The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis  
9/19/2016   13 comments
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. InformationWeek's Jessica Davis takes a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
Big Data Aims to Cure Cancer
Jessica Davis  
7/21/2016   11 comments
While big data and analytics hold promise in finding cures for cancer, for some who are working on that research the challenge is very personal.
Predictive Analytics and Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth
Jessica Davis  
7/6/2016   4 comments
Electronic health records may not be new, but they are gaining strong adoption. That adoption is driven by trends such as integration with predictive analytics systems and telemedicine.
12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data
Jessica Davis  
4/13/2016   2 comments
Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology? Here's a list of 12 inspiring women who work in big data and data science.
Hadoop Creator Cutting Talks Big Data Past, Present, Future
Jessica Davis  
3/31/2016   1 comment
Hadoop creator Doug Cutting led off the keynote addresses at the Strata + Hadoop event in San Jose this week, marking the 10th anniversary of the big data technology and talking about what the future may hold.
Big Data's Priorities: Streaming Analytics, Self-Service
Jessica Davis  
3/21/2016   Post a comment
Businesses are taking the next step with big data technology in 2016 with plans to implement streaming analytics and self-service, as they work to embed big data insights directly into business applications and software.
Wikipedia Bets On AI To Rebuild Editor Ranks
Jessica Davis  
12/3/2015   7 comments
Online reference site Wikipedia plans to use a new machine learning service called ORES to automate reviews of revisions to flag problem entries, which Wikipedia says will make it easier for human editors to get their revisions published.
IWeek's Big Data Predictions For 2016
Jessica Davis  
1/5/2015   Post a comment
What's in store for big data in 2016? Expect updates in machine learning, real-time data-as-a-service, algorithm markets, Spark, and more.




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