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How companies can use big data for social good

At the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration, Yassi Hadjibashi of Citi Global Consumer Bank spoke to TechRepublic’s Alison DeNisco Rayome and offered advice for the best way to work with big data now. Yassi Hadjibashi: In many different ways, it depends in which industry you’re playing. For us, in banking, there are very many different ways we can think alternatively about ...

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Why you need to learn about application performance monitoring

Image: metamorworks, Getty Images/iStockphoto Application performance monitoring (APM) has existed for a while, but Gartner said last spring that APM suites are only used for about 5% of business software. The research firm said it expects that figure to reach 20% by 2021, so now is a good time to learn about it. What’s Hot at TechRepublic Cisco Systems bet ...

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How to make your business a big data leader: 5 steps

Effective use and management of data and analytics are necessary to keep companies alive through 2025, according to a Tuesday report from NTT Data and Oxford Economics. The overwhelming majority of the 500 executives surveyed agreed that data is critical to overall financial performance (90%), growth (88%), improving the customer experience (92%), and improving the employee experience (79%). Additionally, 83% ...

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10 signs you might not be cut out for a data scientist job

College students are enrolling in data science majors, and some are even changing their majors to data science because it’s a growing and lucrative field. But data scientists are also a special breed. How do you know if you’ll be happy in a data science career? These 10 clues may help you determine whether a data scientist role is right ...

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4 ways organizations can play ball with analytics

As an IT industry analyst, many research reports cross my desk. However, few are more striking than the research published in NewVantage Partners Big Data Executive Survey 2017. The NewVantage survey revealed that: “Ninety-five percent of the Fortune 1000 business leaders surveyed said that their firms had undertaken a big data project in the last five years. However, less than ...

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