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Data

What’s Behind the Rapid Rise of the Chief Data Officer?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

An organization’s Chief Data Officer, or CDO, handles the big data of the business. Once an unknown title, the CDO has quickly risen in recognition alongside the massive datasets a CDO oversees. Now, according to Gartner estimations, 90 percent of large organizations will have a…

Dev & Design

8 Essential Mac Software Tools to Buy Before Black Friday

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

By now you’ve seen early Black Friday sales for everything from TVs and washers to mattresses and drones. I mean, the holiday lights went up in Target not even 24 hours after Halloween. Some may say it’s obnoxious, some may love getting in the…

Enqos – Tower V1

Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

Your Worst Nightmare Could Be Your Next Product Breakthrough

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

If you’re like many business owners, your worst nightmare goes beyond paying the bills and keeping employees productive. It probably has more to do with the thought that your business will eventually become irrelevant in the market and what you worked countless hours for…

Artificial Intelligence

How Deep Learning Will Alter the Retail Space

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 9:20 am

Artificial Intelligence has been a hot word across all industries lately. Think all the fuss around self-driving cars, Google’s updated Assistant and the general talks of how conversational interfaces are the future of tech. Around 54 percent of retailers already use or plan to…

Gear & Gadgets

Zoolz Cloud Storage Automatically Organizes Your Data With AI

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 11:30 am

Keeping important photos, documents and files in the Cloud is pretty much the norm these days, but keeping all that content organized is no easy task. Instead of spending hours trying to find a certain piece of information, there are tools to simplify this…

Security

Seattle

Survey: 60 Percent of U.S. Consumers Wouldn’t Let Amazon Key Into Their Homes

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Privacy concerns are a huge aspect of modern life: We’re all connected to Facebook, Messenger, Instagram or tbh — and that’s just the social networks owned by Facebook. Google and Amazon also have near-omnipotent knowledge of our internet search histories or our purchase decisions….

HR and Recruiting

How to Break Into Data Science

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the rise of data science-driven business strategies the need for talent is increasing. Data scientists become masters at accessing, cleaning, organizing, structuring and presenting data that help business owners make important decisions to get ahead of competition. This soft skill set has become…

Jobs

The Data Doesn’t Back Up That “Automation Creates Jobs” Theory

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 9:20 am

Fairly regularly, I receive pitches from companies talking about the benefits of automation, and how the streamlined workplace is nothing but beneficial for workers, who will be able to work faster and be happier. These companies tout that automation will “support you in becoming…

Data

Chicago

Chris Gladwin of Ocient on Revolutionize Big Data Analytics

By | Oct 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Chris Gladwin is the CEO and founder of Ocient, a startup building software that enables sophisticated users of data to handle massive amounts of information fast enough to make real-time decisions. Two years ago, Chris sold his data storage company Cleversafe to IBM for…

Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Worry, Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Whether it’s crashing a self-driving car or taking someone’s job, artificial intelligence is under constant scrutiny. Experts, tech enthusiasts, and even Elon Musk have spoken out about the dangers of this innovation technology, from ruining our economy to enslaving the human race. However, what…

Diversity

Seattle

43 Percent of Tech Employees Worry About Losing Their Job Due to Their Age

By | Oct 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

Tell anyone off the street to picture a typical employee at a tech startup or major tech company, and you’ll probably get a description of a Mark Zuckerberg knockoff: a white n’ nerdy 20-something guy. The creators of Silicon Valley certainly landed on that…

Mobile

Anyone Can Find Your Location With Just $1,000 Worth of Mobile Ads

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Anyone who’s ever flipped through a copy of 1984 knows what a creepy dsytopian surveillance society looks like. What most people don’t seem to have picked up on is that the process of a society turning into that type of dystopia is frog-boilingly slow. One…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Data, Not Technology, Is the Key to Innovation in Sports

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

This week during Innovate Celebrate, we had the opportunity to not just see the future of technology and innovation with the conclusion of our Startup of the Year competition, we also heard directly from those already making that happen. One particular panel that was…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Josh Walden of Intel on Managing a Fleet of Data-Driven Drones

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Drones are often spoken of in mixed terms. While their practical uses are revolutionary, drones still remain one of the most pressing fears for the average consumer. From privacy concerns to swarms of autonomous flying robots, people are having trouble adopting drones completely into…

Security

It’s Up to You to Make Cybersecurity a Strategic Priority

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to a recent global survey of C-suite executives and IT decision makers, most executives still don’t fully comprehend the nature of the cyberthreats they face or the potential consequences of an attack. Without the proper defenses in place, you’re putting nearly every element of…

Data

5 Applications of Big Data in Social Media Marketing

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The use of big data in social media can be a game changer if you have the ability to design consumer preferences that will attract clients and lead to sales. There are several ways you can apply big data in social media to achieve…

Security

NYC

A Cyberattack on Accounting Firm Deloitte Reveals Clients’ Emails

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Earlier this month we released a list rounding up the major internet security breaches of 2017, from WannaCry to HBO’s 1.5 terabyte leak to the Petya ransomware attacks. And of course we’ve already had another cyberattack since then. Read all about it here, after taking a…