5 Ways Data Visualization Can Improve Overall Team Performance

Translating complex information into visual form presents great advantages in the world today. Organizations are now able to collect more information than a single person can consume or process. Translating gigabytes of data into charts, graphs, and color-coded maps makes it easier and faster to understand complex concepts or trends. Data visualization is now considered […]

5 Ways Big Data & Big Analytics Can Bring Big Results

Big data and big analytics are common buzzwords in multiple fields including sports, governance, banking, investments and more. For more than 7 decades now, companies have known that data can be a source of great insight and competitive advantage. During the early years of using computers, businesses would look at numbers in spreadsheets manually and […]

Turning Data Analytics Into A Competitive Advantage

Just how powerful is data analytics? Do we overestimate the ability of data analytics to provide a competitive advantage to businesses? Businesses built on data have been around for a while. Companies such as automakers and consumer goods manufacturers collect vast amounts of data on sales trends. Most of that data however is rarely about […]

Understanding How Deep Learning Transforms Analytics

Deep learning is a type of machine learning and artificial intelligence. It emulates the way humans gain knowledge from observing a task or data repeatedly. Deep learning enables computers to recognize, classify, and make predictions. The evolution of artificial intelligence began with the idea that it was possible to make computers take on tasks that […]

Six Signs You’re Ready to Partner with a Virtual CIO

A Virtual Chief Information Officer (virtual CIO) is not supposed to replace your existing IT staff. Instead, they are an experienced specialist meant to provide leadership and insight in your IT department. Companies today can engage the services of firms that specialize in fractional or shared CIO services and are therefore in touch with key […]

Get Your Head (And Your Data) in the Clouds: Why Cloud Solutions Continue to Be the Best Solutions

Cloud-based solutions is a broad term to refer to computing services accessed through the internet.  Individuals and businesses alike get to use infrastructure belonging to a cloud provider instead of owning such infrastructure locally. Cloud computing has evolved rapidly from simply being a storage solution to a way of providing computing-power, network-services, and applications to […]

The Science Behind Business: What Data Science & Analytics Can Prove

Managers often struggle to visualize the relationship between data science, analytics, and their business’s bottom line. However, data scientists will argue that there limitless ways to leverage analytics in business. The US spends the equivalent of 18% of its GDP on healthcare. If the US can find a way to increase efficiency and save 1% of […]

Rise Of Machine Learning

From the time I was born, I have been fascinated by the ideas of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. I didn’t know it at the time, but the movie Star Wars (later titled A New Hope) was impacting me profoundly when it first introduced me to machines that can think. For my childhood mind, the […]