Can your CTO still code?

Can your CTO still code?

Many chief technology officers study technology, consider different architectures and challenge their team to deliver products and services. The problem with this approach is that many CTOs today no longer maintain application development proficiencies. The CTO is often at the mercy of many differing opinions within their organization without the important understanding, in some level of depth, the challenges, capabilities …

How big data is revolutionizing corporate training

How big data is revolutionizing corporate training

The days of basing huge business decisions on the “gut feeling” of the CEO are quickly disappearing. Instead, many businesses are turning to big data to help them make better decisions. Many businesses large and small are investing in analytics tools and the staff to utilize them to aid in decision making. An IDG 2015 study showed that 80% of …

6 reasons why digital initiatives fail and the ways to achieve seamless digital transformation

6 reasons why digital initiatives fail and the ways to achieve seamless digital transformation

Organizations are striving hard to achieve operational efficiency and reengineer their business models using digital technologies such as cloud, big data, analytics, social, and mobility. However, not all of them are able to successfully leverage these technologies and achieve seamless digital transformation. According to a research and survey by Genpact “two-third of digital transformation projects fail.” There are multiple reasons for a …

Big Data is Bringing Value to the Healthcare Industry in More Ways Than One

Big Data is Bringing Value to the Healthcare Industry in More Ways Than One

As big data continues to change the world, it continues to embed itself deeper across a wider range of industries. Making evidence-based decisions is quickly becoming the status quo for successful organizations and companies are restructuring systems to use the latest and greatest tools to effectively carry out day-to-day operations. A survey by KPMG recently reported that only 16 percent …

Tips for Getting Your Company Started with Analytics

Tips for Getting Your Company Started with Analytics

In response to the AI revolution All Analytics is launching the 2017 A2 Academy, AI: How It Impact If you’re just getting started with analytics, you can avoid a lot of headaches by learning from the experts. We’ve tapped a few who have great practical advice. In today’s fast-paced economy, businesses need access to insights faster than before. While periodic …

What the Shift to Streaming Data Means for Enterprises in 2017

What the Shift to Streaming Data Means for Enterprises in 2017

The state of the typical enterprise in 2017 knows one certainty: A wave of data-powered competitors is rising. Once-monolithic core business applications are propagating AND disintegrating into microservices, while generating a factor more data, and the volume of data-producing endpoints in enterprises is quite unstoppable. Further, real-time services are being introduced across all these boundaries. As this is all happening, …

A 5-Step Process to Get More Out of Your Organization’s Data

A 5-Step Process to Get More Out of Your Organization’s Data

“My best employees are leaving,” Daniel told me, “and I can’t seem to figure out why.” Daniel (not his real name) was a VP human resource manager at a Fortune 500 company. I asked him whether he had collected any data that could provide him with insights into systematic patterns. “I made sure we get exit interviews done with every single …

Does A Data-Driven Culture Need To Be Implemented From The Top Down?

Does A Data-Driven Culture Need To Be Implemented From The Top Down?

In a recent report by the Aberdeen Group, organizations classified as data-driven were found to experience a 27% year-on-year increase in revenue, as opposed to 7% for other organizations. Furthermore, 83% saw their process cycle times improve, compared with just 39% of those organizations not classified as data driven, and 12% cut their operating expenses from the prior year, compared …

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years. Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new technologies becoming available for analyzing and gaining value from it. This …

What the Future of Artificial Intelligence in Government Could Look Like

What the Future of Artificial Intelligence in Government Could Look Like

William D. Eggers is the executive director of the Deloitte Center for Government Insights. Dr. Peter Viechnicki is a strategic analysis manager and data scientist with the center. This piece is adapted from their new study, How much time and money can AI save government? Institutions run on data. Government agencies are no exception, and today this requires endless staff hours …