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Banking on analytics and machine learning – Demystifying the terms

Machine learning, a subset of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a method of data analysis that uses algorithms to iteratively learn from data and derive insights without being explicitly programmed. We can find examples of how Machine Learning is already a part of our daily lives – like Google Maps, using location data from smartphones, analyses [...]

Why Advanced IT Analytics Deployments Show Benefits That Are Too Good To Miss

In my previous blog, I shared why I felt that advanced IT analytics (AIA) is both an area of intense innovation, while at the same time a set of technologies that are truly coming of age. No longer just a technological curiosity, AIA solutions are already transforming many IT organizations for the better. As I [...]

Are You Thinking of Investing in Advanced IT Analytics?

There may be no more critical emerging technology for IT organizations in the digital age than advanced IT analytics (AIA) — most commonly called “operational analytics.” EMA prefers the term “advanced IT analytics” because these investments, while often centered in operations, can go far beyond classic IT operations to support IT service management (ITSM) teams, [...]

By |Advanced IT Analytics|

2017 Guide for Deep Learning Business Applications

Deep learning (a common method for developing AI applications) is exceptionally useful for training on very large and often unstructured historical datasets of inputs and outputs. Then, given a new input, predicting the most likely output. A simple intelligence formula -- but one which can be applied across almost every function inside a business. While [...]

By |Deep Learning|

The All-encompassing Role of Big Data in the Finance and Trading Industry

Big data is something that is setting its fingerprints in almost everything, irrespective of the business or industry you’re looking at. Nowadays, it is hard to separate the big business decisions from big data and this is especially true with regards to the finance and trading industry which is feeling the biggest influence of big [...]

How is Artificial Intelligence Redefining Mobile Banking?

For some time, Artificial Intelligence has entered our regular technology vernacular with continuous references and frequent mentions. Back in the 90s when tech thinkers were still speculating whether a machine can imitate rational human perception, we had no idea that in just two decades down the line this would be a massive reality. Whether machine [...]

By |Artificial Intelligence|

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

Artificial Intelligence Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around for decades. However, recently with the advent of “Big Data”, it’s been getting more attention. Wikipedia says this about Artificial Intelligence: “In computer science, the field of AI research defines itself as the study of ‘intelligent agents’: any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that [...]

5 Applications of Predictive Analytics

What’s in a name? For predictive analytics, quite a lot the name tells you the basic premise of what the practice hopes to accomplish. Predictive analytics is about using existing data about past events to put the present in context, and forecast potential future events and how to handle them. In other words, learning to [...]

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Responsive Machine Learning: The Necessary Evolution of Endpoint Security

Machine learning is changing the way industries address critical challenges by using the combined power of automation, cloud-based scalability and specialized programming to surface unexpected relationships and insights. With thousands of new malicious programs emerging every day, security solutions that integrate responsive machine learning can identify and block threats that haven’t been seen before, so [...]

By |Machine Learning, security|