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Race against the IndyCar pros with fan app from DXC and Team Penske

It’s one thing to play a race car simulation game or to watch an IndyCar Series race on television. But what if you could enter your own car in a simulation and compete against professional drivers in an actual race in real time? That’s the exciting concept behind a new fan engagement app that was […]

Five technology trends driving the automotive industry into the future

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As cars become smarter and more automated, a lot of innovative technology will be needed to make them even more useful to drivers. Manufacturing cars of the future – be they autonomous, connected, electric, or a mix of all three – will be fueled by cutting-edge technology. Companies that can deploy this technology successfully will […]

AI-empowered business: Five foundational elements

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Successful AI implementations rarely hinge on the unique innovation of a specific algorithm or data science technique. Those are important factors, but even more foundational to successful AI enablement are the core data operations and enabling platforms. These act as the fuel and chassis of the AI machine that a business must build and evolve […]

There’s no good way to transport autonomous car test data — yet

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Behind the scenes at locations around the world the auto makers are running tests on autonomous cars for literally thousands of hours. The industry has poured more than $80 billion into R&D on autonomous cars over the last four years, so they are serious about making this happen. Those of us working on these tests […]

How AI is revolutionizing business process transformation

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The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive business value has been truly incredible in recent years. Enterprises that recognize the power of AI and know how to effectively apply it to their business can reap significant rewards in a quickly evolving and hyper-competitive marketplace. Just a few years ago, analytics was all about gaining […]

How to increase data democratization in your enterprise analytics platforms

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It wasn’t that long ago that data was a necessary but costly business byproduct that many companies shelved on leftover and decommissioned hardware, and only because they were legally required to do so. That’s changed, of course. Data’s value has grown exponentially in just the last few years because we’ve found that when you combine, […]

Want your data lake to start generating some real value? Here’s how.

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Warehouse. Lake. Repository. The terms we’ve historically used for managing data are all oriented around the concept of containing. That makes sense, because that’s largely how we’ve viewed data – as something to be collected and stored. But that’s becoming less true. We know that data volume has been growing exponentially, and the trends point […]

The issues that torpedo big data projects and how to avoid them

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You’ve heard the stats that say many big data projects fail. So, what can you do to stand up an analytics solution with the confidence that it will help you achieve your business outcomes? Here are a few causes, and solutions. Often, the issues that torpedo big data projects are a lack of experience and […]

Why so many analytics projects fail when moving out of the lab and into the field

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It’s been a few years now since companies began dabbling with big data and analytics applications, and a clear shift is now happening. Enterprises are beginning to move from “experimental analytics” to “industrialized analytics” as they get a better feel for the kinds of business outcomes they can realize. But it’s not the kind of […]

Elevate in-store shopping and build customer intimacy with geomatics

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When your core business is to sell, sell, sell, you need to know what and why your customers want to buy. Online retailers have proven quite adept at getting to know their customers’ whats and whys. Using that information to build better customer relationships is a proven value, but the industry is still trying to […]