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Why experience is key to successful data analytics projects

As we continue to move into a more digitally orientated business environment, organisations have an astronomical amount of data at their disposal. Over the next few years businesses will deal with more data than ever before, with IDC predicting that[…]

Can we trust AI to make decisions?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is going to make our lives easier by automating repetitive tasks, releasing resources to focus on higher-value tasks and removing the subjectivity from human judgement.

Why should data projects be treated like scientific experiments?

It is received wisdom amongst many 'data gurus' that correlation equals insight. And, supporting data gurus in their quest for knowledge are plenty of analytics platforms to spot correlations, hidden relationships, and additional tools to blend data[…]

Why AI will redefine business operations and capabilities

AI often conjures up an image of an age when machines act like humans. Some find this exciting, others terrifying, but most find it too far fetched to give it serious thought. 

How open access to artificial intelligence changes everything

Over the past few months Google, Microsoft and Facebook have taken major decisions to make their Artificial Intelligence (AI) API's openly available to all. IBM have opened their Watson API on a 'freemium' basis and Elon Musk launched the OpenAI[…]

Big data confusion floors my C-Suite alter-ego

My imaginary self has an ambition. I like to picture that I’m a multinational C-Suite executive with a fancy watch and fancier smile. My imaginary exec reads avidly the industry press to ensure that he is right across current thinking and opinion[…]

The relentless rise of the Big Data tribute act

You’d think anyone using social media, reading the technology press, or even watching the News at Ten would be fed up of Big Data by now. Nevertheless, new entrants in the buzzword Top 10 are climbing over each other in a desperate race to launch[…]

Intelligent Machines: New York's super smart AI couple and the need for nimble analytics

I have been following the BBC's recent theme on the state of the art of AI and Intelligent Machines with great interest. I've had a long-standing interest in robots and our interactions, which I put down to my father buying me a Bigtrak at an early[…]

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