Applications Index

Big Data Mining: 9 User Tips
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on February 19, 2018
Following best practices can help enterprises ensure that their data mining efforts are leading to valid — and valuable — insights.
How to Select a Big Data Application
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on February 16, 2018
Choosing big data software is a complicated process that requires a careful evaluation of your goals and the solutions available from vendors.
Best Open Source Accounting Software
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on February 12, 2018
Leading open source accounting software, which provides the level of control and functionality that is so important for business users.
AI Resources: 9 Key Resources to Help You Launch AI
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on February 12, 2018
These online tools can help you learn about artificial intelligence and eventually deploy your own AI-based application.
50 Leading SaaS Companies
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on February 05, 2018
SaaS companies are leading the way in this new era of tech. Here’s a extensive survey of the SaaS companies that are shaping the market.
Big Data Discovery Mode vs. Production Mode
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on January 25, 2018
These two modes of Big Data analysis ultimately work together for better decision making and new business innovation.
How Deep Learning Empowers Enterprise AI
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on January 19, 2018
A look at the AI technology and some of the companies that are delivering it to today's businesses.
Big Data's Role In Better Business Continuity
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on January 18, 2018
Big Data is more than just a buzzword. Where disaster recovery is concerned, it could actually be one of your most valuable tools.
Top 10 Data Governance Solutions
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on January 17, 2018
Gartner defines master data management, its term for data governance, as “a technology-enabled discipline in which business and IT work together to ensure the uniformity, accuracy, stewardship, semantic consistency, and accountability of the enterprise's official shared master data assets.”
Recreating ERP in the Cloud
By Jeff Kaplan | Applications Article Published on January 17, 2018
Businesses must confront their biggest enterprise application challenge in the era of digital disruption – revamping their enterprise resource management (ERP) systems to keep up with the times.
Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning: In Apps and Business
By Christine Taylor | Applications Article Published on January 10, 2018
Deep learning is a subset of machine learning, and both are subsets of artificial intelligence.
10 Machine Learning Startups to Watch
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on January 09, 2018
These startups are applying artificial intelligence techniques to BI, big data, cybersecurity, APM, autonomous vehicles, healthcare and more.
AI Assistants to Lend 1 Billion Users a Virtual Hand by 2025
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on January 02, 2018
Over the next several years, enterprise virtual digital assistants will become an increasingly familiar presence in the workplace, predicts Tractica.
Securities Firms Bet on AI Before Blockchain
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 22, 2017
Blockchain seems tailor-made for financial firms, but AI is taking the lead as the most-watched technology among securities companies.
AI to Create More Jobs than It Kills
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 13, 2017
Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it kills in 2020, according to a new Gartner forecast.
Business Leaders and Consumers at Odds over AI
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on December 07, 2017
Consumers aren't quite as bullish as business executives when it comes to letting AI pry into their lives, finds a study from Genpact.
Mid-Market Firms are Banking on AI and Blockchain
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on November 22, 2017
AI adoption is taking hold at mid-market organizations and interest in blockchain is picking up finds a Deloitte study.
Finance Pros on the Fence About Blockchain and IoT
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on November 16, 2017
Despite the hype surrounding blockchain and the Internet of Things, not all finance professionals are sold on the transformational technologies.
Office Workers Ready to Embrace AI Assistants
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on November 14, 2017
Most office workers would gladly allow virtual assistant and AI-enabled bots to handle repetitive and low-value work, finds a new study from Cisco.
Most Blockchain Projects Go Bust
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on November 10, 2017
Blockchain is one of the hottest trends in tech today but Deloitte discovers that most blockchain projects on GitHub fizzle out fast.