Tag Archives: big data

Edge Computing vs. Fog Computing: What’s the Difference?

Edge Computing vs. Fog Computing: What's the Difference?

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are flooding the world. In fact, studies show that we can expect over 75 billion IoT devices to be active by 2025. From smart voice assistants to in-store beacons, brands are experimenting with touch points in a bid to improve the customer experience and

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How Bad Data is Ruining Sales and Marketing Forecasts (And What to Do About It)

How Bad Data is Ruining Sales and Marketing Forecasts (And What to Do About It)

Bad data costs the United States more than $3 trillion per year according to the “Data Doc,” Thomas C. Redmond. In a Harvard Business Review (HBR) article published in 2016, he explained it this way, “salespeople waste time dealing with erred prospect data; service delivery people waste time correcting flawed

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The Trouble With Insight Engines

The Trouble With Insight Engines

You may have heard the new buzzword being applied to enterprise search: "insight engines." When I first saw the Garner Enterprise Search Quadrant renamed as Insight Engines a few years ago, I was hard pressed to understand why the change was made.

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Why a Cat May Be Better Than Predictive Analytics in Picking World Cup Winners

Why a Cat May Be Better Than Predictive Analytics in Picking World Cup Winners

You may or may not have heard of Achilles the cat. If you have then you’ll know that has at least something in common with IBM’s Watson supercomputer. Achilles, it seems, who lives in St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum in Moscow is currently serving as the World Cup 2018 oracle.

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