3 Ways to Tackle the Data-Analyst Shortage

One upon a time, data-driven businesses – that is to say, all businesses – worried about how to gather more and more data. There was no such thing as too much. That hasn’t changed. Data gathering still plays a big role in any successful business. Here’s what has changed: Businesses are running short of people […]

What’s Ahead for Big Data? Tableau Makes 10 Predictions

It’s been a little more than 10 years since Yahoo deployed a Hadoop cluster designed for storing large amounts of unstructured information and ushered in an era of Big Data. Now, what’s next? Tableau has made 10 predictions for what you can expect from Big Data this year. 1. Greater Need for Speed The desire […]

IBM Watson Flops For Cancer Treatment: Why Did AI Fail?

MD Anderson Cancer Center recently announced it was dropping IBM Watson’s cognitive-computing system, which was supposed to use artificial intelligence (AI) to expedite physicians’ decision making when treating malignant tumors. Amid that move came a question: Was the problem with Watson – and artificial intelligence in general – or was it a human problem? Goals of Arrangement First, consider […]