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  • ​Is big data and artificial intelligence a (r)evolution in outsourcing?

    In recent years, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) have received overwhelming attention, however the interesting – even obvious – connection between the two hasn’t often been explored. It is the combination of big data and AI working together that is now enabling business leaders to deliver new insights, efficiencies and even new functions that haven’t been possible before. This is evident in the increasingly useful role big data and AI are playing in a broad spectrum of traditionally outsourced functions such as recruitment, HR, finance and supply chain, through to security and IT.

    Written by Frank Windoloski17 May 16 12:23
  • IBM Watson bring cognitive computing to fantasy football

    Logic. Stats. Cold calculations. That's what it takes to win at fantasy football. Or is it? After all, football is as much a game of passionate intensity as it is a chess-like mental contest. That's why Edge Up Sports is teaming up with IBM as an IBM Watson Ecosystem partner to deliver an app that tackles players' emotional feels alongside a host of other stats and analyses to provide fantasy football players with an expert adviser.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud13 Aug. 15 23:45
  • Where are big data and analytics heading in 2015?

    Big data and analytics in 2015 will be less about collecting everything and anything and more about focusing on the most relevant data for actionable insights, according to analysts.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett14 Nov. 14 15:40
  • Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

    Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek.

    Written by Nancy Gohring20 Aug. 14 20:48
  • Top 25 DIY Tips for Better SEO

    Is do-it-yourself (DIY) search engine optimization (SEO) possible if you lack SEO experience?

    Written by James A. Martin06 Aug. 14 01:30
  • CIO 100 Winners Turn Analytics Into Money-Making New Products

    This year's CIO 100 honorees collectively spent more than $502 million on their technology projects, and many of the winning efforts focus on using advanced analytics to create new sources of revenue, improve customer experience and increase competitive advantage.

    Written by Stephanie Overby31 July 14 07:41
  • Data manipulation tricks: Even better in R

    Some Excel tips and tricks for manipulating dates, and for getting data into the format you need, are also ready for your R pleasure.

    Written by Sharon Machlis25 April 14 20:37
  • Government open data proves a treasure trove for savvy businesses

    Ever since President Obama signed the Open Data Executive Order, government agencies have been making their vast data stores available to the public. These once-secret data sets are proving a valuable business resource, too.

    Written by Cindy Waxer24 March 14 10:37
  • R resources at Computerworld

    From a beginner's guide to data-wrangling how-to and searchable collection of additional tutorials and videos, we've got you covered.

    Written by Sharon Machlis25 Feb. 14 11:29
  • C-Level Execs Value Data, Have No Idea What to Do With It

    Almost all C-suite executives at large enterprises believe data and analytics are important to their business, but most are struggling to become data-driven businesses -- and more than half say they don't even know what data to collect.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 Jan. 14 17:17
  • How to extract custom data from Google Analytics

    Not happy with the Google Analytics interface? We show you how to use a programming language like R to bypass Google Analytics and retrieve the data you want.

    Written by Sharon Machlis25 Nov. 13 11:36
  • For CMOs Big Data Can Lead to Big Profits

    It's become a common refrain that marketers need to become more data-driven. This infographic breaks down the pressures that chief marketing officers are under and the upside to embracing big data.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud21 Nov. 13 18:32
  • Who's Training the Next Generation of Data Scientists?

    A projected shortage of qualified data scientists could leave U.S. businesses unable to tap the value of big data. To help meet that demand, the University of California at Berkeley has developed a master's degree program to train new data scientists.

    Written by Sharon Florentine02 Oct. 13 13:19
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