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Infoworld: Machine learning lessons: 5 companies share their mistakes

Machine learning is one of those hot technology categories that has lots of business and technology executives scrambling to see how their organizations can get in on the action. Done right, machine learning can help you create more effective sales and marketing campaigns, improve financial models, more easily detect fraud, and enhance predictive maintenance of equipment—to name a few. But machine learning can also go terribly wrong, making you regret that enthusiastic rush to adopt. Learn about five negative outcomes that are possible if the initiatives are not properly vetted and implemented. Read article…

CIO.com: 10 data analytics success stories: An inside look

Learn how 10 leading CIOs are successfully tapping data analytics and machine learning to achieve business goals. Read article…

Infoworld: Fix your data before you move it to the cloud

David Linthicum warns of the pitfalls of a cloud data migration that doesn't address underlying issues with the data prior to a migration that will reduce the ROI. Read article…

InformationWeek: Data Silos: Now and Forever?

Data management experts share suggestions on why we are still dealing with data silos and how to break them down. Read article…

InformationWeek: CIO Strategies for AI Business Success

Your AI program should have short-term and long-term goals and milestones. Here's how CIOs can reset executive expectations and deliver results with their artificial intelligence programs. Read article…

InfoWorld: Dremio 3.0 improvements for in-memory processing

An execution engine for Arrow-based in-memory processing, Gandiva brings dramatic performance improvements to analytical workloads. Read article…

InformationWeek: Who's Hot in Data & Analytics: Top Vendors to Watch

Organizations are using data to facilitate digital transformation, making data analytics a booming market. InformationWeek highlights vendors that are addressing enterprise challenges with products for advanced analytics, machine learning, and data governance. Read article…

InformationWeek: 5 Predictions for 2019: Business Value From Data

You'll get more value out of your data projects and programs in 2019, according to five predictions from Forrester Research. Read article…

CIO.com: Tableau talks up natural language interface for creating visualizations

How many statisticians do you need to build a new data model? Zero, according to Tableau Software: It says the next version of its widely used analytics tool will do it itself. Tableau demonstrated this, and a new feature called Ask Data that allows users to create visualizations by describing what they want in natural language, at an event for customers in New Orleans last week. It also showed off new automation functions in its data preparation tool. Read article…

Infoworld: How the cloud is driving the enterprise database

Each of the big three cloud providers—Amazon, Microsoft, and Google—recently announced earnings, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure each touting impressive revenue gains. (Google was largely silent on its Google Cloud Platform business.) For AWS, cloud revenue grew 46 percent to put the company on a $27 billion run rate. Microsoft’s growth slowed to 76 percent, but that’s on an estimated $7.7 billion run rate in 2018, with the company’s hybrid cloud story selling well to enterprises. Read article…