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IT Security: What to Expect in 2019


There is so much ahead in the cybersecurity world - with AI and more, companies are evolving to meet the challenges of a connected world.

Is Blockchain the Solution to Gun Control?


In a country where it is easier to be a gun owner than a car driver, it is clear that a blockchain-based registry may be more than just a good idea, but a necessity.

Why Superintelligent AIs Won't Destroy Humans Anytime Soon


Will AI take over world and destroy humanity? For many experts, the answer is a resounding “no.” Most would agree that we need ethical, explainable frameworks to direct...

Data Science: What to Expect in 2019


Data science is rapidly changing. New advances in AI and machine learning mean that data can be applied in brand new ways, and in unprecedented modeling systems, to do...

Job Role: Data Analyst


Data analysts are people who collect data and use that data to provide insights. They are “translators” of raw numbers and data points into digestible information that...

The Human Element of Digital Transformation: Employee Engagement


Many organizations are either well underway or at least beginning the steps toward digital transformation, fundamentally rethinking the way businesses operate thanks to...

How AI and IoT are Affecting the Insurance Industry


Together with the latest internet of things (IoT) devices, artificial intelligence (AI) has already begun to change the universe of insurance not only by making it more...

A Brief History of AI


AI has a surprisingly long history, marked by periods of optimism and support followed by disenchantment. Now that we're at a new high point, we appear poised for the...

5 Ways Virtual Reality will Augment Web 3.0


Web 3.0 is going to be vastly different from what we know Web 2.0 to be. Virtual reality (VR) will play a big role in UX, and hinting at what’s to come will generate a...

Beauty in the Breaks: Creating Resilient Systems Through Chaos Engineering


Given the chaotic nature of distributed systems, services should be developed to anticipate failure and automatically recover in the event of failure. This means...

Why Businesses Need Secure Messaging That Goes Beyond Encryption


Digital communications are essential to everyday business operations, but unfortunately, the most commonly used mediums – email and SMS text – are notoriously insecure.

Hybrid vs. Autonomous Engines - What’s Better for Development?


Embracing autonomy requires that humans and machines ensure scalable, stable and secure AI-powered systems. Software teams that leverage hybrid automation testing tools...

Debunking the Top 10 AI Myths


There's a lot of confusion about what artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning actually are, what 'intelligent machines' can do, and what the...

Reinforcement Learning Can Give a Nice Dynamic Spin to Marketing


Reinforcement learning algorithms are all about optimizing for an ever-changing journey - one where dynamic problems occur. By employing a “reward function” to calculate...

The Crucial Link Between AI and Good Data Management


Artificial intelligence is unlike traditional software in one very important aspect: It has to learn how to do its job. A key factor is the data that AI-driven systems...

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What are some of the potential drawbacks to the gender imbalance in data science?


There are lots of drawbacks. Data science is still mostly a male field – hard to advance, hard to get equal pay and opportunities. In fact, it has been shown and...

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of embedded analytics?


One of the major advantages of embedded analytics, as the name suggests, is that it's embedded into business applications. This means users don't have to switch...

What are some of the resources available to women looking to get into a career in data science?


There are quite a few resources available to women who are looking to get into data science. There are many courses that women can take via colleges and online...

What is a CX platform and how are companies using the analytics from these platforms?


The outlook or perception that a customer builds around a company is influenced by the different channels through which a customer interacts with that company. I call...

What components make up an IT infrastructure, and how do they work together?


IT infrastructure is the combination of hardware, software, network and human resources that allow an organization to deliver information technology services to people...