Predictive Analytics

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Joseph Sirosh
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Deep learning: A brief guide for practical problem solvers

When prediction is the goal, deep learning is faster and more efficient than other machine learning techniques

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Is your business a digital enterprise?

Creating a digital enterprise that uses technology to accelerate and transform business models is critical

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All the cool companies are doing big data

A survey from Dell says that growth companies are turning to big data in droves

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9 developer trends you can bank on in 2016

From containers to NoSQL to Spark, here are the IT trends you can expect to persist next year

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Microsoft and Salesforce: Keep your friends close, your rivals closer

Microsoft stands to win in the long run in its collaboration with Salesforce for next-generation business analytics

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Microsoft's Cortana gives Salesforce customers insights into sales pipeline

Microsoft and Alpine Metrics have joined forces with to bring the power of predictive analytics to the sales pipeline

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Salesforce unveils a new CRM tool for 'relationship intelligence'

Brand-new SalesforceIQ tool taps RelateIQ technology and comes in separate versions for small businesses and enterprises

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Technology that predicts your next security fail

There's both art and science to predictive analytics in a security setting, early adopters say

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Five signs an employee plans to leave with your company's data

By offering early warning indicators, predictive analytics plays a growing role in detection and prevention

Apple, IBM release 10 new enterprise apps incorporating analytics and iBeacons

The apps use technology like predictive analytics and are for business travelers and mortgage officers, among other professionals

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IBM's machine-learning crystal ball can foresee renewable energy availability

By predicting the weather, the technology can then forecast how much energy will be generated by solar- and wind-powered sources


Are you a sensor on the Internet of things?

Far from science fiction scenarios in which you are surgically implanted with sensors, more and more organizations are actually using you as a sensor to collect valuable data points.

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Predictive analytics: Where big data and messy humans meet

Corporate decision making is increasingly driven by big data, but the involvement of human beings in algorithmic systems makes things more complicated than the elegant models might seem.

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Microsoft closes acquisition of R software and services provider

Revolution Analytics provides services for the open source R programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics

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Microsoft's Satya Nadella is picking March Madness winners better than Bing

Google has also been more accurate than Bing in predicting the winners of the annual March Madness competition

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Microsoft's Bing will predict the entire NCAA tournament bracket for you

Microsoft's search engine will be adding its own predictions to March Madness sometime this weekend

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SAP brings new analytics tools to companies large and small

Predictive Analytics 2.0 aims to help organizations uncover trends and patterns in massive stores of data

HP extends R programming language for big data use

Distributed R can be used to analyze data across multiple file servers

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