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Data - Driven News
Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:25
When Automated Decision-Making Needs Human Oversight

by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of The New York Times recently wrote, “Armies of the finest minds in computer science have dedicated themselves to improving the odds of making a sale… This automated decision-making is designed to take the human out of

Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:20
Is Big Data A Miracle or a Curse?

by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Howard Baldwin recently wrote, “So you’re trying to figure out whether your company should invest in big data analytics. You may be a CIO, you may be in marketing; doesn’t matter.

Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:15
Microsoft Announces General Availability of NoSQL Database Azure DocumentDB

by Angela Guess Jordan Novet recently wrote for VentureBeat, “Microsoft today announced the general availability of Azure DocumentDB, its cloud-based NoSQL database for storing and serving up information for applications in the trendy JSON documen

Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:10
Gaining Better Business Insights with Machine Learning

by Angela Guess Shawn Masters of Novetta Solutions recently wrote for Inside Big Data, “The amount of data corporations have to confront is so immense we have yet to settle on an environment-wide euphemism to describe it.

Posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 09:05
Why You Don’t Need to Fear Artificial Intelligence

by Angela Guess Tim Oates recently wrote in Tech Crunch, “As yet another tech pioneer with no connection to artificial intelligence steps out to voice his fears about AI being catastrophic for the human race, I feel the need respond.

Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 09:43
Big Data 3.0: Delivering on Big Data’s Promise

by Collin Sebastian Marketers have long waited to realize the promise of Big Data. But while data mining has certainly yielded valuable insights, most of the buzz around Big Data has focused on its potential rather than actual returns.