The Rise of AI: Nothing artificial about this intelligence


Artificial Intelligence has seeped into the lives of everyone with an internet connection. Binge-watching television shows and online shopping carts full of suggested add-ons are commonplace, even though most consumers aren’t aware of what’s powering the recommendations. Algorithms are constantly hard at work, learning in real-time while users are sitting on the couch watching their… Read More »

“Internet of Things”: The off road drive to connectivity in India


The Internet of Things (IoT) is now gaining traction, reshaping the way we engage with our world in our day to day lives. A recent report that came out from Gartner states that the number of connected units, relating to the IoT, will reach 26 billion by 2020-a 30-fold increase since 2009. Will India accept… Read More »

De waarde van een voorspellend analytisch model


Hoe pas je een voorspellend analytisch model correct toe? Vandaag de dag hebben we een enorme berg aan gegevens verzameld, en daar komen dagelijks weer nieuwe data bij. Deze data is van grote waarde, niet alleen voor organisaties, maar ook voor het grote publiek. Een veel gebruikte methode van datawetenschappers om nuttige informatie uit die… Read More »

The Big Bang! Where does the Big Data analytics future lie?


Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, yet what’s next? Will data keep on growing? What technologies will be created around it? Then again will big data turn into an artefact as fast as the following pattern — cognitive technology? rapid data? Discussing the fate of big data… Read More »

Analyseer je analytics


‘Eat your own dog food’ en ‘practice what you preach’. Dit zijn voor mij favoriete uitspraken. Als je ergens in gelooft, dan moet je het ook kunnen bewijzen. In mijn dagelijkse praktijk, die bol staat van data en analyses, hebben we dit gegeven echter te lang kunnen negeren. Maar nu is het moment toch echt aangebroken… Read More »

Why State Governments Need to get Smarter with Data!


Authored by Rajesh Kumar, Sr. Industry Consultant, Teradata India Pvt Ltd Due to its vast population of over 1.2 billion people the Indian state and central government agencies are trying to provision for delivering citizen centric services more effectively and efficiently. In a typical state government, the administrative machinery is divided into various departments for carrying… Read More »

De huidige status van Predictive Analytics


Tijdens de Strata conferentie begin juni in Londen had ik het genoegen om een ​​aantal gedachten over de huidige toestand en de uitdagingen van predictive analytics uit te wisselen met Jenn Webb – O’Reilly Radar managing editor voor Design, Hardware, Data, Business en Emerging Tech spaces. We hebben gesproken over een aantal onderwerpen met betrekking tot… Read More »

Indian Railways next big station – Big Data Junction!


How’s this for thought? In the NDA’s maiden Railways budget presented in 2015, the word ‘technology’ was mentioned only once. There were another 13-14 references to Braille facilitated coaches etc but nothing more. In the light of this, the 2016 budget wasn’t predicted to be any different. Suresh Prabhu’s 2nd budget however more than made… Read More »

Put your fashionable foot forward as Big Data meets Beauty


The retail sector in India is emerging as one of the largest sectors in the economy and is currently valued at US$ 600 billion. Of this about 90% is unorganized retail and only 10% is organised however the balance seems to be increasingly tilting towards the organised space. In fact a recent study by Google stated that… Read More »