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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, September 12, 2013 6:43 AM

Clarifying concepts!! great summary

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Big Data and the Social Good: The Value for Healthcare Organizations

Big Data and the Social Good: The Value for Healthcare Organizations | 7wData | Scoop.it
It’s a well-known fact that Facebook, Google, and our phone companies collect a lot of information about each of us. This has been the case for a long time, and more often than not it’s to improve the user experience of the services we rely on. If data is shared outside the organization, it’s anonymized to prevent the usage of ... Read More
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Big Data Yields Big Insights for Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea

Big Data Yields Big Insights for Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea | 7wData | Scoop.it
“This study provides the most robust view available on the prevalence of CSA in patients on PAP therapy,” said Dr. Carlos Nunez, ResMed’s chief medical officer. “The findings in this new research, combined with the research presented in April 2017, underscore the importance of keeping patients on therapy through regular monitoring, and rethinking the conventional wisdom on therapeutic options based ... Read More
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Automation and the end of accounting

Automation and the end of accounting | 7wData | Scoop.it
Recently I’ve been spending time looking at the various initiatives that the accounting software vendors have in terms of applying automation (via artificial intelligence) to their core offerings. While my assessment is that there is little happening in the enterprise space around this topic, in the small- and mid-sized accounting space there is huge amounts of work being done on ... Read More
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5 Keys to Getting Your Big Data Transformation Back on Track

5 Keys to Getting Your Big Data Transformation Back on Track | 7wData | Scoop.it
We’re almost a month into the Major League Baseball season, and every year there’s at least one fan base that gets caught in the following trap. Despite modest expectations, their team gets off to a fast start. Career .250 hitters look like Ted Williams. Historically light hitting outfielders are suddenly on pace to hit 70 home runs.  Pitchers that once ... Read More
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Wrap Your Mind Around Neural Networks

Wrap Your Mind Around Neural Networks | 7wData | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence is playing an ever increasing role in the lives of civilized nations, though most citizens probably don’t realize it. It’s now commonplace to speak with a computer when calling a business. Facebook is becoming scary accurate at recognizing faces in uploaded photos. Physical interaction with smart phones is becoming a thing of the past… with Apple’s Siri and ... Read More
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Analytics-driven embedded systems, an introduction

Analytics-driven embedded systems, an introduction | 7wData | Scoop.it
Analytics-driven embedded systems are here. The ability to create analytics that process massive amounts of business and engineering data is enabling designers in many industries to develop intelligent products and services. Designers can use analytics to describe and predict a system’s behavior, and further combine analytics with embedded control systems to automate actions and decisions. In some implementations, the analytics ... Read More
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What to tell the board about the blockchain

What to tell the board about the blockchain | 7wData | Scoop.it
It’s entirely possible that, in the next few weeks or months, your CEO will pull you into a meeting and ask “What do we tell the board about blockchain?” News of the next ‘game-changing’ technology has made its way from casual hallway conversations all the way to the board room. The Gartner 2016 Board of Directors survey revealed that 91% of ... Read More
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In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision | 7wData | Scoop.it
A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus. While Microsoft’s event felt like it embodied the resurgence of the company under the leadership of Satya Nadella, Google I/O — and especially its various, somewhat scattershot keynotes — fell ... Read More
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How Big Data Helps in Finding Out Your Best Customers?

How Big Data Helps in Finding Out Your Best Customers? | 7wData | Scoop.it
For today’s businesses, big data offers numerous possibilities. Big data analysis also offers a number of advantages when it comes to the prospective as well as current customers of an organization in addition to gains in efficiency and revenue. For the marketing department especially, this is a very big news. In-depth understanding about the potential buyers, their preferences and habits ... Read More
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Google Using FHIR, Deep Learning for Healthcare Predictive Analytics

Google Using FHIR, Deep Learning for Healthcare Predictive Analytics | 7wData | Scoop.it
As part of Google’s ongoing quest to enhance the accuracy and usefulness of machine learning, researchers from the tech giant are expanding their partnerships with leading healthcare organizations to create more advanced EHR predictive analytics. Collaborations with the University of Chicago, Stanford University, and UC San Francisco are leveraging deep learning alongside innovative data standards like FHIR to tackle some ... Read More
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Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning | 7wData | Scoop.it
Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching: choose us, and together we’ll go far. But while in previous years this message has been directed at coders working with Android and Chrome — the world’s biggest ... Read More
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Most Influential Brands in Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Cities by Right Relevance

Most Influential Brands in Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Cities by Right Relevance | 7wData | Scoop.it
This report is an example of the deep insight reports that Right Relevance builds with graph analysis of social engagements and social conversations including retweets, mentions and replies of tweets related to the subject of ‘Industrial IoT’. Right Relevance (RR) provides curated information and intelligence on ~50 thousand topics. Additionally, Right Relevance provides an Insights offering that combines the above ... Read More
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The 7 Myths of AI

The 7 Myths of AI | 7wData | Scoop.it
If you’re a business executive (rather than a data scientist or machine learning expert), you’ve probably been exposed to the mainstream media coverage of artificial intelligence or AI.  You’ve seen articles in The Economist and Vanity Fair, you’ve seen emotional stories about Tesla Autopilot and the threat of AI to mankind by such luminaries as Stephen Hawking, and you might even have seen Dilbert make jokes about Artificial Intelligence ... Read More
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Exploring How HR Analytics Is Done At TransUnion

Exploring How HR Analytics Is Done At TransUnion | 7wData | Scoop.it
Data is at the heart of what credit bureaus like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion do. They have access to some of the most important consumer data. TransUnion, in particular, is using data to great effect. In Q1, TransUnion announced total revenue of $455 million – a 12% increase year-on-year. Its success is thanks, in no small part, to a range ... Read More
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Citizens give up data in blockchain project to improve cities

Citizens give up data in blockchain project to improve cities | 7wData | Scoop.it
Activism has never been so easy. Urban residents will soon be giving up their personal data – not to the usual social media giants, but to make their cities a better place to live. The three-year EU-funded project, dubbed the Decentralised Citizen Owned Data Ecosystem (DECODE), will see a total of four pilot trials launch in Barcelona and Amsterdam at ... Read More
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Healthcare Analytics Market set to Surpass $16bn by 2024

Healthcare Analytics Market set to Surpass $16bn by 2024 | 7wData | Scoop.it
Germany healthcare analytics industry also witnessed appreciable growth in the recent years and accounted for over 25% of the European market share in 2016. Healthcare descriptive and prescriptive analytics markets are anticipated to register CAGR of 11% and 14% respectively over the period of 2016-2024. The huge influx of data in the healthcare industry is providing a significant impetus to ... Read More
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Could AI Algorithms One Day Make Better Art than Humans?

Could AI Algorithms One Day Make Better Art than Humans? | 7wData | Scoop.it
“What might happen once external algorithms are able to understand and manipulate human emotions better than Shakespeare, Picasso or Lennon?” This was the question posed by Yuval Noah Harari, author of the 2015 book “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” and a new book published in February, “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow,” in a provocative Bloomberg article posted earlier ... Read More
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9 ways AI isn’t going to be like Hollywood

9 ways AI isn’t going to be like Hollywood | 7wData | Scoop.it
When Hollywood isn’t doing comic book franchises, it’s doing AI. Why? Because AI gives us a window into our own souls by challenging us to consider what it means to be human, what it means to think, and what our place in the world is. It’s a topic that’s ripe for philosophical discussion, and hard-hitting directors such as Ridley Scott, ... Read More
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Machine Learning and AI: When to Start?

Machine Learning and AI: When to Start? | 7wData | Scoop.it
If you want to build a ship to take humans to Proxima Centauri (the nearest star to the Earth), when should you start the project? If you start today, you might be ready to launch your ship in about 500 years, and accounting for exponential technological advances, you might get there in 10,000 years or so. (It’s 4.243 light-years away; ... Read More
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The Role Of Measurement, Insights, And Loyalty In Customer Experience

The Role Of Measurement, Insights, And Loyalty In Customer Experience | 7wData | Scoop.it
Customer experience (CX) is the set and sum of perceptions formed through interactions with a brand, product, or service. CX starts with awareness created though advertising, word-of-mouth, and social buzz. It is confirmed in the course of online, in-store, and point-of-sale and point-of-service interactions. Central are perceptions of packaging, quality, and value, factoring in cost and relative to the competition. ... Read More
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25 Must Know Terms & concepts for Beginners in Deep Learning

This statement from Mark Cuban might sound drastic – but its message is spot on! We are in middle of a revolution – a revolution caused by For a minute, think how a person would feel in early 20th century if he / she did not understand electricity. You would have been used to doing things in a particular manner for ... Read More
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How a Data Scientist Built a Web-Based Data Application

How a Data Scientist Built a Web-Based Data Application | 7wData | Scoop.it
I’m an algorithms guy. I love exploring data sets, building cool models, and finding interesting patterns that are hidden in that data. Once I have a model, then of course I want a great interactive, visual way to communicate it to anyone that will listen. When it comes to interactive visuals there is nothing better than JavaScript’s D3. It’s smooth ... Read More
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4 Biggest Predictive Analytics Mistakes with Marketing Automation

4 Biggest Predictive Analytics Mistakes with Marketing Automation | 7wData | Scoop.it
Predictive analytics is the new frontier in digital marketing. Many experts have discussed the benefits of merging predictive analytics with marketing automation tools, such as HubSpot and Marketo. While integrating predictive analytics into your marketing automation strategy can be very beneficial, it is also difficult to execute. Here are some common mistakes that may be holding you back. 1. Focusing ... Read More
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How to Pick the Perfect Color Combination for Your Data Visualization

How to Pick the Perfect Color Combination for Your Data Visualization | 7wData | Scoop.it
Choosing any color scheme — whether for graphics, websites, brands, etc. — is a challenge in and of itself. That choice of colors sets the mood for anything and everything you create. When it comes to data visualization, color is especially important. The color scheme sets the tone of the imagery and each color serves to represent a unique piece ... Read More
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The Future of Business Intelligence Is Embedded and Conversational

Business intelligence (BI) is in a constantly evolving state where best practices are highly flexible. Right now, a hot topic is embedded BI and analytics. BI software has become almost a staple in any data-centric company regardless of size. Big or small, startup or well-rooted enterprise, the idea that data is power has finally begun to stick, and having quality ... Read More
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