Cloud and M2M implementations are about to shift into high gear in manufacturing environments as the sector moves from sporadic, data-driven applications to far more sophisticated and integrated deployments, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report. For example, the implementation of artificial intelligence for advanced robotics.
Predictive analytics in healthcare are a little dicier because gaps exist in our knowledge of biology that create wild cards in modeling. Even so, the current trends in pooling healthcare data globally, mining past clinical trial data and patient data and adding more nuanced data that was harder or impossible to gather and analyze earlier are already rendering strong results.
This year, as part of our annual Fierce15 Awards, FierceEnterpriseIT will recognize 15 companies that have been particularly innovative in adopting the cloud. We're looking for businesses that already exclusively run their operations in the cloud or that have adopted a cloud-first strategy and have transitioned a significant portion of their IT workloads to the cloud. Read more and submit at FierceCIO.
San Diego Zoo conservation researchers are using a customizable mobile app to record offline field data, customize the program on the fly, add efficiencies to field data collection, and then send it straight to a SQL database for analysis. The data they are initially collecting is on California Least Tern and Western Snowy Plover populations in the wild.
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Big advances are just as likely found in analyzing what we are already doing, and in finding and cutting the things we thought worked, but actually don't. Case in point: new research found up to 60,000 American women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer unnecessarily undergo lumpectomies, mastectomies, or double mastectomies.
SoftNAS announced its Object Filer last Thursday, a software-defined, Files-as-a-Service network-attached storage, which works to ensure that object storage fits and performs well with existing applications that are file-based.
Recommind announced Axcelerate 5.5 last Thursday, the latest version of its cloud-based eDiscovery platform, which enables sophisticated analysis of instant messaging data across a wide range of platforms, including Instant Bloomberg, Skype and Google Chat.
BackOffice Associates announced comprehensive data management and mapping capabilities in a single platform to support federal agency DATA Act compliance. This news comes as agencies are racing to meet the Department of Treasury and Office of Management and Budget's 2014 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act – or DATA – implementation proposal deadline on making federal spending open data.
One of the most noteworthy trends in analytics today is the rise of apps designed to deliver fast insights into the details that bedevil all industries. Take for example, FiscalNote apps designed to deliver insights on political, legal and regulatory data. The ability to instantly see what existing regulations affect a company or its works is extremely helpful, as is the ability to see and predict outcomes of pending regulations.
RAI Stone Group launched a new predictive analytics system that combines big data and SMB past and present performance data so that financial providers can coach SMB clients on future business decisions. It also allows the financial providers to assess and mitigate risks associated with serving a specific SMB as well as capitalize on the more successful SMBs.
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In face of mounting evidence that China is behind some major U.S. data breaches, the Obama administration is considering a package of trade sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from these breaches, the Washington Post reported Monday.
Following criticism from the enterprise community, Microsoft is re-considering the possibility of providing Windows 10 patch notes, at least for business users. However, Microsoft hasn't yet offered a firm commitment or details about a new process.