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Phone Briefing: AI Bracket

By Bill Franks, Jul 26, 2018

Available to Research & Advisory Network Clients Only

IIA’s CAO Bill Franks gave the audience control of this month’s Client Phone Briefing, allowing them to vote for which AI topics he would discuss. While Bill covered 8 distinct (and sometimes controversial) trends across Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, and Analytics, there were a few that didn’t make the cut. Find links to Bill’s blog posts and opinions on each subject below.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from The AI Conference 2018

By David Alles, May 22, 2018

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The AI Conference, presented by O’Reilly Media and Intel AI, is where cutting-edge science meets new business implementation. It’s a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies with a focus on how to use it in real-world implementations. IIA attended the conference April 30-May 2 and has returned with key insights on how AI is shaping the business landscape. Listen for a digest with our event coverage master, VP David Alles, to discuss the latest trends in AI and leading methods.

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Phone Briefing: Blockchain and Open Source Software for Modern Data Platform Security

By Eddie Satterly, Apr 25, 2018

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In this modern era of leaks and data privacy issues as well as the GDPR legislation going into effect this year, you need to look at your customers data differently. The key elements to gather, store and process your data and stay within compliance and security standards are all available today, but it is hard to pull them together. The talent to do this work is hard to acquire or really expensive as is the software being built by commercial entities.

This phone briefing with IIA Expert, Eddie Satterly will discuss how you can accomplish all of this with Open Source Software and some key utilities. The core of getting the level of security you need around the data is modern blockchain technologies and the key to gather, store and secure the data is open source data stores.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from Strata Data Conference - San Jose 2018

By David Alles, Mar 21, 2018

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IIA’s David Alles made his semi-annual trek to the Strata Data Conference, and returned with insights into emerging technologies, data science techniques, case studies, and key learnings.

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Phone Briefing: Improving Measurement of Analytics

By Robert Morison, Dec 01, 2017

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One of the continual challenges for analytics leaders is measuring the work of their analytics groups and communicating the results to business leaders. Sound measurement and transparency form the foundation for strong working relationships, adequate funding of analytics, and trust in the analytics organization. In this phone briefing, IIA Lead Faculty Member, Bob Morison shares highlights of recent research and discuss best practices in the four key domains of analytics measurement: Intent, Performance, Results, and Health.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from Strata New York 2017

By David Alles, Oct 06, 2017

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The Strata Conferences have built notoriety for sharing the latest insights on advanced analytics methods, emerging technologies, and impressive case studies on advancing analytics practices. During the Strata New York Conference, IIA’s VP David Alles attended several sessions and brought back a number of key takeaways.

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Monetizing Your Data

Sep 20, 2017

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With data and analytics leaders focusing energy on improving core operations, it’s easy to overlook the opportunities to monetize a firm’s data in new commercial directions. In this phone briefing, Michael Balsam who covers platforms and data businesses for Outsell, Inc. speaks with research clients about business models, processes, and technologies that can be used to convert internal data assets into new commercial business.

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Learnings from O’Reilly AI Conference

By David Alles, Bill Franks, Jul 25, 2017

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From theoretical use to real-world implementations, Artificial Intelligence is taking a more prominent place in analytics. Last month, IIA’s VP, David Alles, and CAO, Bill Franks attended the O’Reilly AI Conference, and returned with an array of emerging best practices and insights.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from Strata + Hadoop World and Google Cloud Next

By David Alles, Apr 07, 2017

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Machine Learning and AI continue to take center stage for many organizations as they advance their analytics practices and capabilities. If you attended the recent Strata + Hadoop World - San Jose and Google Cloud Next events, you know that cognitive computing and other advanced analytics trends are evolving at an exponential rate and adoption has its risks and rewards.

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Phone Briefing: Learnings from AWS re:Invent 2016

By David Alles, Dec 08, 2016

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IIA Vice President David Alles joined 32,000 AWS re:Invent attendees at the end of November and brought back his takeaways and key insights to share with the IIA community.

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