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7 Reasons Why the CDO is Here to Stay

7 Reasons Why the CDO is Here to Stay

A couple weeks ago, I got to attend the 10th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium – long title, but really interesting event. After spending 2 ½ days with Chief Data Officers and other data-oriented leaders, including a few CIOs, personally I had a much better understanding of the emergent CDO and

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WeWork Faces Data Leak by Analytics Firm Tenant

WeWork Faces Data Leak by Analytics Firm Tenant

NEW YORK (Reuters) – WeWork Cos, the office-space sharing startup with an estimated $16 billion valuation, has demanded that one of its tenants take down a blog on a public website that suggests the rate at which members leave has surged in recent months. The posting on Tuesday by Justin Zhen, whose data analytics firm Thinknum

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4 Current Limitations in Machine Learning

4 Current Limitations in Machine Learning

Machine learning is an intelligence that helps machines to learn without being programmed. It involves embedding programs to computers which help them to react to fresh data. In performing machine learning in real-time, there are many constraints that limit the ability to outperform the best in showing its effective use. The algorithms of machine learning

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What Social Data Uncovers About Supporters of the U.S. Presidential Nominees

What Social Data Uncovers About Supporters of the U.S. Presidential Nominees

As the race to the White House accelerates with the GOP convention, a social data analysis of 100 million tweets reveal key characteristics of the average supporters of presumptive presidential nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Social intelligence company Brandwatch released an infographic yesterday with details. Analysis Highlights: Surprisingly, Dennis Rodman is the most influential celebrity in

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Mark Cuban Invests in Data Science Company BetaZi

Mark Cuban Invests in Data Science Company BetaZi

BetaZi opened the door to its first external investor with the recent initial tranche of funding from businessman and entrepreneur Mark Cuban, through his VC entity Radical Investments. Cuban’s substantial business presence brings big opportunity to the early-stage data science company, which is transforming independent assessment of oil and gas assets. The investment amount was not

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SoftBank Bets Big on IoT with $32B ARM Deal

SoftBank Bets Big on IoT with $32B ARM Deal

TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank will buy Britain’s most valuable technology company ARM for $32 billion in cash, an audacious attempt to lead the next wave of digital innovation with a chip designer that powers the global mobile phone industry. Led by the charismatic Japanese investor, Masayoshi Son, SoftBank swooped on the Apple supplier ARM

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