Category Archives: Big Data

Setting Up Your Marketing Cloud – Finding The Right Tools

Setting Up Your Marketing Cloud – Finding The Right Tools

Marketing Tools The Fit Most recently, an acquisition agreement for the purchase of marketing automation vendor Marketo by a private equity firm was announced, with a price tag of $1.79 billion. This is the latest buyout of a marketing automation vendor, with past trades including Oracle’s purchase of Eloqua, Adobe’s acquisition of Neolane, and IBM…

How Strategy – Not Technology – Is The Real Driver For Digital Transformation

How Strategy – Not Technology – Is The Real Driver For Digital Transformation

The Real Driver For Digital Transformation Business owners and executives today know the power of social media, mobile technology, cloud computing, and analytics. If you pay attention, however, you will notice that truly mature and successful digital businesses do not jump at every new technological tool or platform. While they do not sit and wait…

The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

The Cancer Moonshot: Collaboration Is Key

Cancer Moonshot In his final State of the Union address in January 2016, President Obama announced a new American “moonshot” effort: finding a cure for cancer. The term “moonshot” comes from one of America’s greatest achievements, the moon landing. If the scientific community can achieve that kind of feat, then surely it can rally around…

How Formal Verification Can Thwart Change-Induced Network Outages and Breaches

How Formal Verification Can Thwart Change-Induced Network Outages and Breaches

How Formal Verification Can Thwart  Breaches Formal verification is not a new concept. In a nutshell, the process uses sophisticated math to prove or disprove whether a system achieves its desired functional specifications. It is employed by organizations that build products that absolutely cannot fail. One of the reasons NASA rovers are still roaming Mars…

Educating Our Future Data Scientists

Educating Our Future Data Scientists

Future Data Scientists Data scientists are one of the many sought-after IT professionals currently enjoying their pick of positions thanks to a general shortage of IT staff. Universities and colleges have created and continue to develop master’s programs attempting to address this skills shortage, and there’s additionally been a reliance on boot camps to help…

University of Wisconsin – Bridging Together VR and Big Data in Future Courses

University of Wisconsin – Bridging Together VR and Big Data in Future Courses

Virtual Reality Tools Could Bring Big Data to Life for University of Wisconsin Data Science Students MADISON, WI –(Marketwired – May 16, 2016) – Soon, students in University of Wisconsin data science courses might be putting on virtual reality headsets and bracing themselves for a spectacular ride through mountains of data. The courses are part of…