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Business Intelligence (BI): Analytics Can’t Keep Up with the Constant Change in What’s Being Measured

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses love the hype promised by business intelligence and analytics.  They generally love the results too.  But the problem is that they can’t get those results fast enough. A report from TDWI found that businesses complain that getting their analytics

Cognitive First: Letting Data Drive the Development Process

By Dick Weisinger

Data has become the fuel for a new breed of applications based on analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.  In recognition of that, one proposed method for developing applications is to first understand both the business problem and the data

Natural Language Generation (NLG): Enabling Computers to Speak Up

By Dick Weisinger

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being applied to enable two-way interactions between humans and computers. Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the ability of computers to parse and interpret human speech and writing in order determine what question or directive a human is posing.

Digital Transformation: A Defining Challenge that Will Determine the Future for Business

By Dick Weisinger

“Digital is the defining challenge for today’s generation of CEOs. And the decisions they make will determine whether their businesses thrive or fade,” according to a recent online whitepaper by McKinsey. Here are some of the results from a recent

Citizen Data Scientists: Vendors Introduce Automation and Self Service Tools to Fill Skills Gap

By Dick Weisinger

A lack of skilled talent in areas like big data and analytics means that increasingly people with different background sets are stepping up to take on applying data to business problems.  Gartner calls these people who aren’t formally trained in