Analytics

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“Data science is a fusion of artificial intelligence and business knowledge.” That’s the view of Hosein Alizadeh, data science team leader at Wesfarmers, who argues successful analytics programs require business people and data scientists to work collaboratively in order to realise the value data can bring to their business. “The

Modern BI has made self-service analysis possible and organisations have realised incredible benefits democratising data and crowdsourcing new insights. Yet somehow the idea of self-service governance still seems inconceivable. Governance is necessary in modern analytics because data and dashboards are more widely shared, but should enable data and content access

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With a history that traces back to World War Two, analytics isn’t a new discipline for government agencies. What has changed, however, is the access to data and computing power to process it rapidly. Those forces are driving the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning across departments dealing in

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The 2018 State of the CIO report from IDG found that while strategic goals for CIOs have increased across the board, functional duties have all but vanished. This leaves today’s leaders to perform challenging balancing acts in order to accomplish work that’s both transformational and operational. Though the end game to transform,

I was once asked by a CIO to help him present to his board, on why they wanted to become data-driven. After five minutes of my planned 10 minute presentation (that lasted about 30 mins) a board member and I concluded that based on what we had heard outside that

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Media intelligence firm Meltwater is opening up its AI platform, Fairhair.ai, to give developers and data scientists the tools to: Connect and organise internal and external data by a knowledge graph Access pre-trained, configurable AI models Create real-time insights to make forward-looking, data-driven decisions Fairhair.ai is an open data science

There is enormous hype these days about the promise of all things artificial intelligence (AI). As a marketer, a technologist, or both, you are no doubt under pressure to somehow tap into this new, magical capability and improve every aspect of the business. While AI and machine learning (ML) aren’t

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James Cook University is now offering online training as a data scientist to help meet the growing demand for analytics professionals. JCU has partnered with data science leader and analytic software provider SAS to offer its Master of Data Science program with SAS advanced analytics modules and the Teradata University

Improving your data analytics capability can boost profits by as much as 60 per cent, but only if it is done in a strategic way. That’s according to new research from Melbourne Business School and consulting firm A.T. Kearney which analysed the analytics programs of more than 400 companies across

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A team of researchers from the Centre for Big Data Research in Health at UNSW Sydney has used big data analytics to explore how general practice in Australia has changed over two decades. The Australian-first study analysed millions of Medicare claims to gain insights into Australian general practice and the