How to benefit from cutting edge AI technologies

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In contrast to the popular belief that technologies such as AI are going to leave skilled and unskilled workers high and dry, recent research into the effects of automation indicate it can lead to increased demand, creating new job opportunities. But without the right enterprise building blocks in place your organisation will not be able […]

Accelerating GDPR readiness: Now’s the time to get started

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Accelerating your readiness for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most important activities your organization could undertake this year. By complying with GDPR, you can not only avoid the EU’s potentially huge fines for noncompliance, but also improve your data protection and management, understand your customers better, and protect […]

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 […]

Looking for a needle in a haystack of garbage: The challenge of mining unstructured data

The exponential growth of data over the past decade offers enterprises unprecedented opportunities to extract business value from multiple sources of information. Unfortunately, much of that data is in a state of unstructured disarray. Social media comments, email, text messages, calendar entries, discussion threads: While these and other repositories of unstructured data may contain a […]