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Inquiry Response: Embedding Analytics Into Digital Platforms

By Steve Stone, Nov 05, 2018

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Inquiry:

We’re a service and product provider within the financial sector. We recently unveiled a new online portal and are in the process of moving our clients to it. At the same time, we need to start advancing on the next iteration of the platform that will use advanced analytics capabilities such as AI and machine learning. We’re having a rough transition. Any tips?

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Inquiry Response: Thoughts on the Current State of AI and ML

By Alistair Croll, Oct 29, 2018

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Inquiry:

We’re pushing more and more into AI and ML, and we’d like your perspective on risks, governance practices, and any other best practices that are developing.

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Agile Analytics Manifesto

By David Alles, Oct 25, 2018

Many organizations struggle with implementing agile or don’t see the expected results because they treat agile as just another process. If you are considering the use of agile development for analytics, it is critical to remember that agile is much more than a process – it is a philosophical and cultural approach to delivering customer value.

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Atlanta 2018 Analytics Symposium Video: Sameer Chopra

By Sameer Chopra, Oct 24, 2018

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From Black Box to Glass Box and Other AI Trends

With automated AI-decisioning rapidly impacting society and our lives, it is becoming increasingly important to understand the underlying factors driving these decisions. Sameer’s presentation looks at some recent promising research into XAI (Explainable Artificial Intelligence) that ID Analytics is actively working with. He spotlights a couple of credible techniques that are enabling interpretation of complex machine learning models (‘black boxes’). The presentation touches upon the AI boom (and hype!) as well as ethical considerations when it comes to AI decisioning.

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Inquiry Response: Overcoming IT Challenges to Analytics Advancement

By IIA Expert, Oct 22, 2018

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Inquiry:

IT’s slow-moving pace and rigidity is impeding our analytics efforts. Open source tools and the cloud are seen as too risky. How can we work with IT to become more agile and understand the need for a different dynamic for analytics work?

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Inquiry:

One of the roles of our digital research team is to look at trends in the analytics space. What are the trends in data and analytics that we should be aware of?

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Yesterday, almost 200 of IIA’s clients, analytics experts and advisory network members gathered together to discuss the top trends and challenges of the analytics industry. The presentations were insightful, drove conversations and had actionable takeaways. The three themes of transformation, artificial intelligence (AI), and data-driven cultures were threaded in all of the presentations. This blog covers the key highlights of each session.

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Inquiry Response: Integrating Legacy Data Sources

By David Loshin, Oct 08, 2018

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Inquiry:

I’ve been asked to set up and lead a new business analytics and insights team. Some of the biggest challenges come with the many legacy data sources. What should I be thinking about when it comes to bringing together legacy data?

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Cloudera and Hortonworks Cease Fire

By Daniel Graham, Oct 08, 2018

Like brothers on opposite sides of a conflict, Cloudera and Hortonworks have decided in favor of peace and reuniting the family. This blog explores the implications of Hortonworks and Cloudera’s merger on the analytics software industry.

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Inquiry Response: Moving Toward Real-Time Responsiveness

By IIA Expert, Sep 24, 2018

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Inquiry:

We’re in the digital entertainment industry, which requires high responsiveness to feedback so that we can continually improve the user experience. What investments can we make that will scale, particularly in terms of supporting real-time analytics?

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