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What you like in a CEO candidate may not deliver results

    What you like in a CEO candidate may not deliver results

Attributes that often get someone hired as CEO may not be the ones that drive success once they are at the helm of the company. That’s one of many provocative insights in a study by consulting firm ghSMART. The study, recently featured in Harvard Business Review, identifies characteristics that differentiate the most effective leaders.

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Mobile Ecosystem Transformation: From CSP to DSP

    Mobile Ecosystem Transformation: From CSP to DSP

The ubiquitous availability of high-speed Internet and increasing smartphone ownership are at the forefront of the new era of digital transformation. The entire mobile ecosystem is experiencing significant growth. However, despite the growth in the overall mobile ecosystem, communications service providers (CSPs) across the world are facing saturated markets, experiencing slow subscriber growth and stagnated revenue as their core services are being increasingly commoditized by new Internet giants and over-the-top (OTT) content players.

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Ducati races ahead of the pack with Accenture and machine learning

    Ducati races ahead of the pack with Accenture and machine learning

Ducati Corse, the racing department of Ducati Motor Holding, a world leader in sports motorcycle manufacturing, is working with Accenture to integrate the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence technologies into the testing of its MotoGP racing bikes. Ducati Corse wants to make testing its race bikes faster, cheaper and more effective.

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2017 predictions: Smartphones will have machine-learning capabilities

    2017 predictions: Smartphones will have machine-learning capabilities

Deloitte Global predicts that more than 300 million smartphones, or more than one-fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine-learning capabilities within the device in the next 12 months.

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Big Data Analytics: Cloud-supported machine learning services

    Big Data Analytics: Cloud-supported machine learning services

Big data analytics and cloud computing are two of the most prominent technologies of high interest to business organizations and researchers across the globe today. Harnessing its potential has become the key to competitive advantage for data-driven businesses. This phenomenon, characterized by the “3Vs” (volume, velocity and variety), produces information far beyond the processing capability of conventional tools. Building powerful computational infrastructure to warehouse and make sense of all the data requires large investments and poses practical limitations. Cloud computing offers an attractive alternative.

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Neuro-dynamic Programming: Building human curiosity into artificial intelligence

July/August 2015 How neuro-dynamic programming enables smart machines to think ahead. By Scott Zoldi The media and watercooler chatter alike

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Corporate Profile: SAS – Where it’s been and where it’s headed

March/April 2015 By Kathy Lange AS is the world’s largest privately held software company, with 70,000 customer sites in 138

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Executive Edge: The times they are a changin’ for advanced analytics

May/June 2012 Statistical modelers urged to embrace machine learning, open-source tools for the road ahead. By Sameer Chopra My thesis

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Electoral College put to the math test


With the campaign two months behind us and the inauguration of Donald Trump two days away, isn’t it time to put the 2016 U.S. presidential election to bed and focus on issues that have yet to be decided? Of course not.


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Study: Salaries for early career data scientists decrease for first time

Salaries for early career data scientists decreased year over year for the first time in four years as did the percentage of early career data scientists with a Ph.D. while demand for data scientists continued to increase, according to a recently released Burtch Works’ 2017 salary study of data scientists. Salaries for more experienced data scientists generally held steady or increased slightly depending on an individual’s focus area, responsibility and geographic base, according to the report. Read more →

Generous health insurance plans encourage overtreatment, but may not improve health

Offering comprehensive health insurance plans with low deductibles and co-pay in exchange for higher annual premiums seems like a good value for the risk averse, and a profitable product for insurance companies. But according to a forthcoming study in a leading scholarly marketing journal, the INFORMS journal Marketing Science, such plans can encourage individuals with chronic conditions to turn to needlessly expensive treatments that have little impact on their health outcomes. This in turn raises costs for the insurer and future prices for the insured. Read more →

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