Will Digital Health Data Lead to Better Care?

Will Digital Health Data Lead to Better Care?

Experts explain how mindshifts and new technologies can lead to smarter, accessible healthcare services. Reports show global healthcare IT could become a $200 billion industry by 2020, but experts say these are challenging times for healthcare organizations navigating regulations and a wave of digital health data technologies. Using technology to improve healthcare quality, safety and efficiency has been an uphill battle. …

Keys to Success for Chief Data Officers

Keys to Success for Chief Data Officers

Chief data officers will be successful when they establish authority, secure budget and resources, and monetize their organization’s information assets. Chief data officers (CDOs) have a big job: They are responsible for determining how to utilize information as a business asset. Gartner found that through 2019, 90% of large organizations will have hired a CDO, but only 50% will be …

7 dynamics that will drive the BI and analytics market – Gartner

7 dynamics that will drive the BI and analytics market – Gartner

 Global revenue in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics software market is forecast to reach $18.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 7.3% from 2016, according Gartner. By the end of 2020, the market is forecast to grow to $22.8 billion. Modern BI and analytics continues to expand more rapidly than the overall market, which is offsetting declines in traditional BI spending. The modern BI and …

SAP puts a fresh face on S/4 HANA Cloud with analytics & AI

SAP puts a fresh face on S/4 HANA Cloud with analytics & AI

Cloud, machine learning and digital assistants, are three of the hottest topics in the tech industry at the moment and SAP has decided to go after all three of them in a raft of updates to the S/4 HANA Cloud. For those wondering what S/4 HANA Cloud is, it’s basically S/4 HANA with Cloud added onto it. The ERP suite …

Repeatability: The Key to Scaling Data Science -

Repeatability: The Key to Scaling Data Science –

Like most organizations, you want to embed analytics insights in your operational processes and promote a culture of analytical decision making. You want to use machine learning, deep learning, and related technologies to automate decision making when and where it makes sense. These goals might seem both realistic and attainable. After all, software and cloud vendors are pitching you easy-to-use, …

Automate the business intelligence pipeline

Automate the business intelligence pipeline

Demand for data by today’s business users is growing exponentially in two ways. First, business users have exhausted the opportunities in the data they hold. They want more sources of data to find new value, and they want the data to be accurate to deliver analytic outcomes. Second, the number of data-savvy business analysts is larger than ever and growing …

IoT boom and GDPR raise the stakes of a cyber security breach

IoT boom and GDPR raise the stakes of a cyber security breach

The burgeoning number of connected devices as part of the Internet of Things will see the global spend on cyber security technology surpass $1.8 billion by 2020, according to new research from IHS Markit . It is estimated that the number of IoT devices will rise 15% to hit 20 billion in 2017. According to the report, the industrial sector …

25% of CEOs’ Time Is Spent on Tasks Machines Could Do

25% of CEOs’ Time Is Spent on Tasks Machines Could Do

Soon after taking office, the new president created a national commission to examine the impact of automation. No family should pay an unjust price for progress, he announced, yet automation should not be viewed as an enemy. “If we understand it, if we plan for it, if we apply it well, automation will not be a job destroyer or a …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change The Field Service Industry

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change The Field Service Industry

Replace or enhance? That’s the question many people ask when discussing implementing artificial intelligence (A.I.) in the workplace, fearing that computers will put them out of a job. Just this past September, Forrester released a report saying that 6 percent of U.S. jobs may be replaced by A.I. and bots by 2021. For employees, this may sound ominous, but it …

How to make digital transformation a reality

How to make digital transformation a reality

“Digital transformation” may be one of the most overused buzz phrases in recent times, but it may also be one of the most misunderstood. That’s because digital transformation is not about using technology to do the same things you’ve always done, only faster, cheaper, and better. It’s about using technology to do things that weren’t possible before—creating new products and …