7 reasons to attend Teradata Universe 2018

February 27, 2018

The world is digital. Whether food shopping, working across borders or even arranging a meeting, everything can be done online. So, why attend physical events any longer? Can’t you just save time and money by jumping on a webcast instead? Here are 7 reasons why attending Teradata Universe EMEA 2018, our flagship event in Europe,… Read More »

The new age of customer trust

February 27, 2018

Whenever you open a bank account, join a social networking website or book a flight online, you hand over vital personal information such as your name, address, and credit card number. According to Věra Jourová, European commissioner, Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, everyone has the right of protection of their personal data. In Europe, this… Read More »

AI without machine learning

February 26, 2018

Previously, we explained how machine learning can have its own life and doesn’t need to be a part of AI. Here, we want to explain something that may surprise you: it is possible to build AI without machine learning. “A car with no engine!?” you may cry. Analogies are made to be broken. There are… Read More »

Defining a Successful AI Strategy for 2018: Key Thoughts from a Data Scientist

February 21, 2018

As the hype around AI continues, building and executing on an AI strategy that supports market competitiveness will be top of mind for executives. The AI pilots are complete, yet executives are still grappling with what AI means for their organisations. As the use cases develop and capabilities emerge, businesses will look to defining an… Read More »

Not all machine learning leads to artificial intelligence

February 19, 2018

So far in this series we have seen how AI and machine learning are two different entities: AI as a product for non-expert users and machine learning as a set of tools to create products, as well as touching on how machine learning works. To sharpen our understanding of the differences between machine learning and… Read More »

Get Results On The Table Fast With Productized Analytics

February 14, 2018

It’s getting near dinner on a Tuesday night. The pantry is empty, which means a run to the store. You could head out anticipating that inspiration will strike, grabbing ingredients and hoping that it all comes together. It’s an expensive way to shop, a less organized way to cook, and the outcome is uncertain. Or,… Read More »

8 tips to prove ROI when deploying analytics in the industrial sector

February 13, 2018

Analytics are a significant enabler to get high value in the manufacturing industry. But how can you prove that you deliver value? According to Gartner, more than half of all analytics projects fail because they are not completed within budget or on schedule, or because they fail to deliver the features and benefits that are… Read More »

What is machine learning?

February 12, 2018

Every useful machine – from advanced AI through to the humble toaster – has to possess ‘knowledge’ about the world in which it operates. For example, within the design of a household toaster, much knowledge about the world must have already been implemented. This is implicit knowledge. The toaster ‘knows’ what electrical voltage is available… Read More »

A value-driven approach to telco customers, possible through advanced analytics

February 8, 2018

Evaluating customer value management (CVM), where business try and understand the overall profitability of a client now or into the future, is paramount to success in the highly competitive world of telecommunications. But when companies adopt a “fail fast” mentality, exactly how far these companies can drill down into the many indicators of CVM, leveraging… Read More »