• What is deep learning (deep neural networking)?

    March 31, 2017

    Deep learning is an aspect of artificial intelligence (AI) that is concerned with emulating the learning approach that human beings use to gain certain types of knowledge. At its simplest, deep learning can be thought of as a way to ... Read More
  • The Democratization of Business Intelligence

    March 30, 2017

    Whenever an existing technology tool suddenly becomes more accessible to a greater number of people, it is  said that it has been “democratized.” In recent years, the ability to immediately access vast amounts of digitally available on-demand business information (often ... Read More
  • Infographic: A Beginner’s Guide to Machine Learning Algorithms

    March 29, 2017

    We hear the term “machine learning” a lot these days (usually in the context of predictive analysis and artificial intelligence), but machine learning has actually been a field of its own for several decades. Only recently have we been able ... Read More
  • What is a GPU + Why Do I Care: A Businessperson Guide

    March 28, 2017

    A practical explanation of what GPUs are, how they differ from CPUs, what workloads are optimal for GPUs and what the economics look like for GPU computing. Read the source article at mapd.com Read More
  • Scale, Speed, and Scope: Why Telcos are Turning to GPU-powered Analytics

    March 27, 2017

    Telco companies strive to analyze data across multiple business units in real-time to make pattern recognition, analyze root cause, gain actionable insights, and drive improvement. The bottleneck here isn’t caused by storage, but by speed. Leading telco companies, like Verizon, are ... Read More
  • Capturing value from your customer data | McKinsey & Company

    March 24, 2017

    In an increasingly customer-centric world, the ability to capture and use customer insights to shape products, solutions, and the buying experience as a whole is critically important. Research tells us that organizations that leverage customer behavioral insights outperform peers by 85 percent in ... Read More
  • Big Data Fuels a ‘Data First’ Movement

    March 23, 2017

    While proponents of the data warehouse approach have pointed to the benefits of standardization, consistency, and control, critics lament that data warehouses can be slow, costly, and lacking in agility in response to change.  This becomes more acute in rapidly ... Read More
  • Spreading the Influence: Big Data Across Industries

    March 20, 2017

    In today’s complex business environment, organizations are generating more and more data and are increasingly concerned with using that information to make better decisions. Big Data is becoming one of the most important drivers of a company’s success. Some industries ... Read More