Big Data

How AI technology is helping Lufthansa soar to new heights

Digital transformation of the travel experience is a priority for the airline industry, in part because of changes outside the industry. We compete with other airlines, of course, but also with the major internet companies that have raised the bar for customer expectations. At the Lufthansa Group, where I’m responsible for the data generated by […]

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How AI technology promises to aid in finding gold

In my job as the Director of Strategic Technology Solutions at Goldcorp, a leading Canadian mining company, I am keenly aware that our industry lags behind most others in terms of the use of technology. Sadly, the joke is that in mining, innovation means bigger trucks. At Goldcorp, we’re on a journey of innovation. We’re […]

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Save the Lawyer: AI technology accelerates and augments legal work

Law firms are under tremendous pressure to innovate to provide better value to their clients, who demand more value for their legal dollars. Providing higher-value services in turn boosts firms’ competitiveness. However, much of the day-to-day work of any legal office – whether it’s in-house counsel, a boutique firm or one of the largest legal […]

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Big data technology helps prove value of new medicines

I love solving puzzles. I think that’s why my career has continually focused on some aspect of research. I love finding answers, but the process is exciting, too. Sometimes our clients come to us at SmartAnalyst with a vague but intriguing challenge. My job is to help them refine their questions and find the answers […]

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Boulder County: A holistic approach to social case management

I like to say that in my role as the Operations Division Director at Boulder County Housing and Human Services, I get to be a nerd who cares. I use my technology background and expertise in an organization that makes a real difference in people’s lives. So, I’m interested in exploring any technology that can […]

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Interns unlock real-world business value with high-tech AI skill

Interns unlock real-world business value with high-tech AI skill When you think of a student internship, what comes to mind? Ordering office supplies? Managing social media? How about using artificial intelligence to solve an organization’s toughest challenges? In fact, some of our students at Southern Connecticut State University are using advanced analytics to mine data […]

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NASCAR: A need for speed and hyperlocal weather forecasts

Every business must cope with the weather, but weather strategy is especially critical for NASCAR, the world’s largest motorsport league. With 1,200 outdoor races each year in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe, NASCAR’s logistics, race control, vehicle performance and fan experience all are affected by the weather. Our operations teams can’t control the weather, […]

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SilverHook and IBM Watson IoT push ocean racing to world record

On August 17, 2017, the 48-ft. SilverHook powerboat broke the endurance world record from Key West to Cuba, traveling 103 miles through the Florida Straights in 1 hour, 18 minutes and 3 seconds. Average speed was 79.23 mph and top speed 127 mph. As the captain of the SilverHook Powerboat Team, and throttleman beside driver […]

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Findability Sciences delivers the joy of finding insight in HRM data

My greatest satisfaction in my work comes from replacing our customers’ “pain of searching” with the joy of finding. Overcoming the pain of unstructured data analytics By now, most companies realize the power of insight from big data. They’re also becoming increasingly aware of the importance of tapping into unstructured information, some of which resides […]

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