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Opinion/Analysis

The Top Five Marketing Trends to Expect in 2017

By | Dec 19, 2016 at 10:30 am

Media predictions for 2017 are in, and they’re not all good. Advertising is still going down, legacy media companies still don’t have a great revenue model, and fake news will likely remain a problem. But that doesn’t mean marketers don’t have plenty of options…

Cloud Storage

San Francisco

Mintigo Just Put Artificial Intelligence in the Cloud

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With giant strides in cloud computing and artificial intelligence, it’s natural that the two technologies could combine to complement each other.  Is it possible to receive predictive insights and purchasing intent intelligence in real time from the cloud? The latest partnerships announced between predictive…

Security

Is Your Cybersecurity Team Keeping Up With The Volume of Attacks?

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the words of former Cisco CEO John Chambers, “there are two types of companies: those who have been hacked, and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.” But if he’s right, why are current security strategies unable to prevent these attacks?…

Security

Artificial Intelligence Startups Are Winning the Cybersecurity Race

By | Mar 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

A new era of AI began around 2010. Computer power capacity significantly increased and neural networks could be integrated into a GPU chip that enabled calculations to speed up experiments. Also, the rise of smartphones and cloud storage services allowed for the consolidation of enormous amount…

Science

Pittsburgh

How Big Data Is Making Healthcare More Hygienic

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a serious threat to patients that can lead to extended stays in the hospital, expensive treatments or death. Patients can receive an HAI during a procedure or while using a medical device, yet in many cases these infections are preventable…

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Inspiration

Seattle

Data Meets Fashion: How One Man Used Coding to Excel in the Art World

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist at Nordstrom almost never happened. Last spring, when Lichtner was considering how to spend his last few weeks in the Galvanize program, he came up with something that is quintessential Seattle….

Jobs

5 Jobs in Big Data You’ve Never Heard Of

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

Big data has been the go-to buzzword for most of the past decade, and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. More companies are looking for ways to get their hands on data. More importantly, they’re looking for people who can understand, analyze, and…

Trends

How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape Sales

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 9:15 am

It’s safe to say that 2016 was the year of artificial intelligence. And while 2016 has come and gone, 2017 isn’t going to stray from the AI path we’re on right now. This technology has penetrated nearly every conceivable sector, from finance and education to…

Business

10 Ways Your Teams Can Unite to Analyze Customer Data

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

In this day and age, marketing and tech can work hand in hand to achieve many of your startup’s goals. When it comes to leveraging customer data, having them join forces could mean major growth for your business. But how do you go about doing this? We asked…

Data

The Evolution of Data Storage Technology [Infographic]

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Since 1950, the world has evolved from storing bits to envisioning a Yottabyte. The technology and formats used to do this have changed as fast as the data storage capacity. From punch cards to billing softwares, the world will soon be relying on atomic data storage….

Real Estate

Real Estate Tech Is Opening Up New Markets

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Real estate isn’t typically considered a tech-filled field. Most of the changes faced by this industry have been in financing and demand, with technology being an afterthought of traditional practices. Recently, however, a growing number of technology startups and products have emerged, greatly impacting…

Ecosystems

Uber Positions Itself as an Urban Planning Lover With ‘Uber Movements’

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Uber has just released a new free public website. Uber Movements offers anonymized data points on travel times, dates, and routes within cities. The information offers a window into movements that would otherwise remain locked in Uber’s vaults yet can provide insight on individualized…

Business

3 Innovative Startups Making Big Data Manageable for Everyone

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Big data culture has become pervasive across all sectors, from Amazon delivering on shopper personalization strategies by leveraging real time insights, to presidential candidates steering campaign efforts with predictive modeling around voter sentiment. As the practical applications of analytics continue to grow, as does the…

Business

3 New Companies That Are Using Big Data to Save You Money

By | Dec 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Big data is one of many buzz words that has been knocking around tech blogs and business publications for a while now. However, it would be fair to say that many of us still aren’t entirely sure what it actually means. Moreover, it’s not always…

Business

The Impact of Big Data and Analytics on Manufacturing [Infographic]

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm

As you may know, big data and software analytics have had a tremendous impact on modern industries. Industry disruptors like Google, Tesla, and Uber have used the many benefits presented by big data to expand into new markets, improve customer relations, and enhance the supply…

Data

5 Data Governance Pitfalls to Avoid

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Data is now one of the most valuable assets for any organization. The term Data Governance emerged from the need to manage the collection and utilization of data in an efficient manner. Data Governance can be looked upon as building standard practices, processes and…

Data

The Pros and Cons of Big Data Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

By | Dec 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Big data is a relatively new discipline. In its initial days, only a handful of large-scale IT enterprises had the infrastructure and resource to support big data initiatives. But the scenario is changing rapidly. With big data finally becoming a mainstream business, quite a…