Impact of AI and 5G on the Possibilities of Data

By Ronald van Loon | November 14, 2018

Impact of AI and 5G This blog post was made in collaboration with Intel. A smarter world is now a possibility that is starting to sound real. Data sits at the center of this change, and data can be referred

The Power of Reframing and the Economics of Starting Pitching

By Bill Schmarzo | November 13, 2018

Economics of Starting Pitching I’m a big fan of Woody Allen’s earlier movies such as “Bananas”, “Sleeper” and especially the award winning “Annie Hall.”  One of the things that always impressed me about Woody Allen was his ability to reframe the

Should Insurance Companies Be Using Big Data?

By Mike Brown | November 6, 2018

Insurance Companies and Big Data Your lifestyle, behavior, and attitudes can affect your health, and increasingly health insurance companies are finding ways to gather that information on you. With the rise of technology, many companies are compiling data sets that

Data Science “Paint by the Numbers” with the Hypothesis Development Canvas

By Bill Schmarzo | October 26, 2018

When I was a kid, I use to love “Paint by the Numbers” sets.  Makes anyone who can paint or color between the lines a Rembrandt or Leonardo da Vinci (we can talk later about the long-term impact of forcing kids

How Norway’s Fatland beat back ransomware thanks to a rapid backup and recovery data protection stack

By Dana Gardner | October 17, 2018

The next BriefingsDirect strategic storage and business continuity case study discussion explores how Norway’s venerable meat processing business, Fatland, relied on rapid backup and recovery solutions to successfully defended against a nasty ransomware attack. The comprehensive backup and recovery stack allowed Fatland’s production processing systems to snap

How AI Revolutionizes the Industrial Sector

By Ronald van Loon | October 11, 2018

Breakneck speed, unprecedented development and unhindered feasibility are just some of the phrases attached to the spread of Artificial Intelligence across various industries. AI today is at an important junction with huge potential for market growth. Currently valued at around

Protect Your Small Business

Why Nonprofits Might Be at Higher Risk for Cyberattacks

By Kayla Matthews | October 10, 2018

Cyberattacks On Nonprofits Today’s society is one where any organization operating online is theoretically at risk for cyberattacks. Such incidents could tarnish reputations, result in profit and data losses and even get so severe that they force the attacked organizations

Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Analytics Value Cycle

By Bill Schmarzo | October 10, 2018

Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Organizations looking for justification to move beyond legacy reporting, should review this little ditty from the healthcare industry: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that the United States loses $750 billion annually to medical fraud,

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