Big Data

Analytics in the Stock Market: Made for Each Other

The ability to accurately predict stock market activity has been the holy grail of analytics and machine learning for decades. Algorithmic trading has already had an effect on the market, being directly responsible for the Flash Crash (a brief swing of over 1,000 points on May 6, 2010) in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Can [...]

By |Analytics|

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Financial Services

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Financial Services The reason for looking at these specific areas is to break some common misconceptions in order to really understand how far away we are from true AI and machine learning in business. Where are artificial intelligence and machine learning today? Computers complete different categories [...]

Internet Of Things (IoT): 5 Essential Ways Every Company Should Use It

The Internet of Things (IoT) means everyday objects are now creating data and connecting to the internet. The result is more data - a lot more data. Data we can use in ways we could not have imagined even 10 years ago. Watches now monitor our sleep and keep track of our activities, TVs understand [...]

By |IoT|

Why AI, Machine Learning And Big Data Really Matter To B2B Companies

While most of the attention for how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data can impact companies is focused on the business to consumer (B2C) space, business to business (B2B) companies need to pay attention or they risk their future success. Customers have the same expectations for a simple and easy buying experience whether [...]

Cluster Analysis and Big Data

My last blog on machine learning discussed different types of artificial intelligence that can be applied to Big Data. This article will discuss cluster analysis, a form of Unsupervised Pattern Recognition. Let’s start with a basic definition. Pattern recognition algorithms are used to detect regularities in data, and they come in two basic flavors: supervised [...]

Why You Need a (Big) Data Management Platform for Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is underway in practically every industry in the world. Companies, businesses and organizations throughout the world are leveraging their assets, big data and analytics for an edge over their competitors. In fact, data analytics and big data have gained popularity to the extent that data analysis for differentiation is considered advantageous by nearly [...]

How Big Data is Helping Predict Heart Disease

Thanks to big data, doctors and scientists are making progress on being able to predict heart disease and find which treatments are the most effective. Our Current Fight Against Heart Disease As it stands right now, diagnosing heart disease requires a person to take a variety of medical tests to find. There is often minimal [...]

By |Big Data, Healthcare|

Big Data, Machine Learning Can Revamp Provider Health IT Use

Big data analytics and machine learning could be a major benefit for providers - if they can develop the skills and competencies required to leverage advanced health IT. Instead of treating health IT as one of the biggest problems facing the medical profession, providers, educators, researchers and developers should embrace the vast potential of machine [...]

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about fintech

The financial technology (fintech) industry is thriving globally and received $17.4 billion in investment last year alone. But users are often unaware that the financial services applications they use count as "fintech", or may not know what exactly fintech and its accompanying jargon means. Here, CNBC explains all the crucial terminology you need to know [...]

By |Financial Services|