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New York City-based Collibra brings a "data shopper's" approach to the task of finding and analyzing volumes of data.
Arxan is adding much-needed mobile security management capabilities. Apperian's platform provides granular security and policy controls at the application level.
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PRODUCT/SERVICE ANALYSIS: Why isn't it automatic--or at least much easier--to show movies from services with which you subscribe on any device you are using? It's all a complicated mess; perhaps this leaves open an opportunity for an enterprising new service company.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Though excitement about AI and ML is legitimately growing, we hear little about how the data actually goes from collection to algorithm. By examining the process behind building hypothetical machine learning models, we can look at what important processes are often glossed...
Intel Capital has added 14 tech startups to its portfolio of investments in areas such as health care, communications and manufacturing. The record $117 million in funding was announced at Intel’s annual investor conference.
eWEEK IT SCIENCE: To stay ahead of the pack, sales leaders need data to be more knowledgeable about their customers and teams. They also need also the technology to automate core processes, like territory planning and commissions to ensure efficient growth and error-free payouts.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: While at first employees may have been apprehensive by thinking that new technology could take their jobs, subsequently they found that automation was not meant to replace them but to serve them by performing tedious, time consuming tasks. Now, employee time can be used to...
NEW-PRODUCT NEWS ANALYSIS: Even the most technically astute engineers likely don’t have the skills to get an AI-ready system up and running quickly. The majority of organizations looking to embark on AI should look to an engineered system to de-risk the deployment.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: A recent industry report stated that 63 percent of insurers are looking to expand the migration of their applications to the cloud in 2019. This might be shocking for a 300-year-old industry that is often held hostage by antiquated internal processes.
NEW-PRODUCT ANALYSIS: The last big evolution (iPhone) made phones less safe, more fragile, less practical and into more of a distraction, potentially costing us far more and helping us make far less. Yes, they are prettier, but exchanging something useful for something more attractive suggests...
eWEEK DATA POINTS: More than 85 percent of big data projects fail. A number of factors contribute to these failures, including human factors, and challenges with time, skill and impact. Here are some precautionary data points of advice.