Andrew C. Oliver

Columnist

Andrew C. Oliver is manager of technical enablement at Lucidworks, a provider of enterprise search solutions.

How to build your own Alexa-like personal assistant

Uber should use data science to fix its culture

Uber should use data science to fix its culture

How do you know if your company has a problem with bias about gender, race, or other factors? The data is there for you to find out—and fix the problem

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

AWS outage proves one cloud isn’t enough

Like it or not, we're all getting more and more dependent on the cloud. But Tuesday's outage shows the folly of depending on only one cloud

6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

6 reasons stores can't give you real-time offers (yet)

Retailers collect tons of data about you and what you like, but don't expect brick-and-mortar stores to provide 'special offers' based on that data soon

How to predict the next major hack

How to predict the next major hack

Code analysis is only part of rating website vulnerability. Add parameters like developer experience to your analysis, and you might even predict the next breach

What the end of net neutrality means for you

What the end of net neutrality means for you

Trump's cable-loving crony at the helm of the FCC spells doom for the idea that all internet traffic should be treated equally

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

12 New Year's resolutions for your data

Your data is a mess. Stop procrastinating and put your best intentions to work with this handy priority list

Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Prepare for liftoff: 9 steps to cloud readiness

Remove head from sand. Resist impulse to hug server. Prepare yourself for the inevitable

Donate here! 9 better causes than Wikimedia

Donate here! 9 better causes than Wikimedia

Internet freedom and literacy are important, particularly in the Trump era. These groups deserve your help

9 signs you should quit your programming job

9 signs you should quit your programming job

Here's how to tell when your coding job isn't all it's cracked up to be -- and it's time to take off for a new gig

China didn't steal your job—I did

China didn't steal your job—I did

It's all us techies' fault in creating robots and machine intelligence that can do a better job than even the best-trained workers

10 things you don't need to worry about in 2017

10 things you don't need to worry about in 2017

Worry about your career, worry about your impossible SLA, worry about Trump ... but don't bother worrying about this stuff

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