Lemons, silos and trust issues: How to turn GDPR into lemonade

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If you attend any of the numerous seminars about GDPR (the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation) nowadays, you’ll notice that the new rules are taking quite some flak. Invariably, some CIOs or CEOs from companies big and small will lament the administrative burden yet another EU regulation puts on them. Give me the place to […]

DXC Labs: Using data stories to accelerate machine learning solutions

DXC Labs has been leading the R&D for our industrialized AI offering by rapidly developing prototypes of machine learning solutions for various “data stories.” These prototypes (or minimum viable products) can be developed quickly to show customers actionable insights and engage them in deeper discussions. The prototypes, which we also call accelerators, lay the groundwork […]

How big is a gigabyte (GB)?: Putting units of data into tangible scale

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Data permeates our lives. And, while data is measurable, it is also abstract, making it difficult for people to grasp its size or scale. This video shows data units re-imagined as more tangible objects, so we can more easily comprehend their scale. Logan Wilt is a data scientist for DXC. She is interested in practical […]

Data lakes, hubs and warehouses — when to use what

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Often in any “technical” field (and I use that term very loosely), it can be quite hard to differentiate between the facts and the fiction — the latter normally created either by over-zealous product marketing or an over-increasing circle of folklore. One particular area that has a lot of attention is the whole big data […]

Raising your Analytics IQ

Rapid innovation and productivity breakthroughs require an accelerated digital transformation strategy that brings together people, business processes, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and new human-to-machine interaction technologies. Stakeholders across the organization must commit to enhancing insight-driven decision-making capabilities, leading cultural changes and applying systematic approaches to optimize business intelligence and data warehouse environments. Cost savings should be leveraged to deploy advanced […]

From lakes to watersheds: A better approach to data management

As a data scientist, I have a vested interest in how data is managed in systems. After all, better data management means I can bring more value to the table. But I’ve come to learn, it’s not how an individual system manages data but how well the enterprise, holistically, manages data that amplifies the value […]

¿Por qué Big Data tiene tanta relevancia hoy en día?

Aunque demos por asumidas muchas de las tecnologías que utilizamos en nuestro día a día, en esta era del  conocimiento, a veces, conviene dar un paso atrás y recordar que vivimos un período único de oportunidades. Como recuerda  un artículo reciente de la revista Forbes, en el año 2020, cada ser humano generará cerca de […]

Pourquoi le big data est-il autant à la mode de nos jours ?

Il est facile de tomber dans le piège qui nous pousse à prendre pour acquises les technologies fantastiques que nous utilisons au quotidien dans notre monde axé sur le savoir et les données. Pourtant, il est parfois important de prendre un peu de recul et de nous rappeler à nous-mêmes que nous vivons vraiment une […]

Watching for speed bumps on the digital journey

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As your enterprise begins its digital journey, you may notice that, while development tools change, many of the design principles remain. The same is true for my area of expertise: performance engineering. Over the past decades, we have developed measurement, monitoring and alerting tools to ensure good performance on mainframes, minicomputers, client/server, Web and Web […]

Why big data is such a big deal now

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It can be easy to take for granted the amazing technologies we use every day just to function in our knowledge-driven world. Sometimes it’s important to take a step back and remind ourselves that we are truly living in a unique period of opportunity. According to a Forbes article, by the year 2020, every human […]