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Which cloud database should you use?

An overview of the strengths and weaknesses of today’s cloud database management systems.

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Explainable AI explained

Someday machine learning models may be more ‘glass box‘ than black box. Until then, explainability tools and techniques can help us understand how a black box model makes its decisions.

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Where AI has made real progress

Better data infrastructure has provided a big boost to AI’s growth, but some things still require a human.

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Review: Google Cloud Vertex AI irons out ML platform wrinkles

Vertex AI greatly improves the integration of Google Cloud’s AI/ML platform and AutoML services, combining a new unified API with very good modeling capabilities.

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The 2021 Enterprise Architecture Awards

The 2021 Forrester and InfoWorld EA Awards contest winners focus on agility and enabling innovation.

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What is vector search? Better search through AI

Vector similarity search uses machine learning to translate the similarity of text, images, or audio into a vector space, making search faster, more accurate, and more scalable.

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Don’t rush to machine learning

A simpler approach—good data, SQL queries, if/then statements—often gets the job done.

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Easy racing bar charts in R with ddplot

You won’t believe how easy it is to create animated bar charts in the R programming language to show rankings over time.

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Working with Azure Managed Instance for Cassandra

Use open-source tools to build big data systems that bridge on premises and cloud.

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How to choose the right data visualization tools for your apps

Charting APIs have their place, but embedded analytics platforms are often a better way to create interactive, visual experiences in your applications.

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Why embed analytics and data visualizations in apps

Embedding analytics in applications is a smart way to expose insights and decision-making capabilities directly in employee workflow and customer-facing apps.

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Machine learning is moving beyond the hype

Today, companies across every industry are deploying millions of machine learning models across multiple lines of business. Soon every enterprise will take part.

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JetBrains previews data science IDE

DataSpell offers data analysis and machine learning model prototyping.

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What is AI bias mitigation, and how can it improve AI fairness?

Algorithmic biases that lead to unfair or arbitrary outcomes take many forms. But we also have many strategies and techniques to combat them.

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What is a data warehouse? The source of business intelligence

Enterprise data warehouses are comprehensive structured data stores designed for analysis. They often serve as the data sources for BI systems and machine learning.

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When RPA meets data science

Data science can make robotic process automation more intelligent. Robotic process automation make it easier to deploy data science models in production.

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12 ways to make really bad technology decisions

So little time, so many ways technology decisions can go wrong. If you want to make wise technology choices, don’t let these decision-making anti-patterns get in the way.

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Real IT leadership: Selling the transformative dream

It's one thing to cook up a great new initiative, but making it happen requires powers of persuasion, solid partnerships, and access to genuine technical insight.

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Data science needs drudges

Quality data science outputs depend on quality inputs. Data cleansing and preparing may not be exciting work, but it’s critical.

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3 ways AI improves CRM

AI has the power to liberate organizations from CRM-related manual processes and improve customer engagement, sales insights, and social networking, for starters.

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