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Ronald van Loon's Blog Posts Tagged 'data' (18)

Blockchain Potential to Transform Artificial Intelligence

The research on improving Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has been ongoing for decades. However, it wasn’t until recently that developers were finally able to create smart systems that closely resemble the A.I. capabilities of humans.

The main…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on March 19, 2018 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Smart Society: How to Trust Artificial Intelligence

The concept of a smart society has been around for a long time, but the progress we have seen towards achieving it in the last decade has really been a giant leap for mankind. For those of us who are unaware, the smart society which looms over us is the future of mankind. We are about to enter a phase where living…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on January 23, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments

Machine Learning Explained: Understanding Supervised, Unsupervised, and Reinforcement Learning

Once we start delving into the concepts behind Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning  (ML), we come across copious amounts of jargon related to this field of study. Understanding this jargon and how it can have an impact on the study related to ML goes a long way in comprehending the study that has been conducted by researchers and data scientists to get AI to the state it now is. 

In this article, I will be providing you with a comprehensive definition of supervised,…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on January 16, 2018 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

Gear Up for the Smart Video Revolution

The technology revolution promises to deliver a lot of rewards for organizations that take it by the horns and implement it. The spread of the Internet across every facet of society has meant that the traditional approach to watching videos has changed. Research shows that the average American is still fond of watching videos on the traditional television. The interest in watching TV results in around…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on October 17, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

The Role of AI in Assisting Customer Experience

From being the plots of sci-fi thrillers to being seen as threats by the working populace, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has during the last few years jumped into the headlines as it has become a part of reality.

People are confused - AI is either considered to be a giant leap towards modernization or a leap towards massive levels of unemployment. It can…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 27, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Digital Innovation Starts with a Digital Core

A lot of times when the prevalent industry trends are discussed among industry folks, there are usually two directions in which the conversation goes. It is either varying states of disbelief at the rate of change within the business and IT landscapes; or it is enthusiastic agreement on the importance of moving with the times and adopting a digital infrastructure. The…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 21, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

How Leading Organizations are Leveraging Big Data and Analytics

“Data will talk to you if you’re willing to listen”— Jim Bergeson.

Few can dispute that.

However, the challenge comes when data transforms into bundles and stacks of unorganized and unstructured data sets. The challenge comes with listening to…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 19, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?

Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data scientists at enterprise-level, across all industry verticals. Whether it is to refine the process of product development, help improve customer retention, or mine through the data to find new business opportunities—organizations are increasingly relying on the expertize of data…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 8, 2017 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Why You Need a (Big) Data Management Platform for Your Digital Transformation





Digital transformation is underway in practically every industry in the world. Companies, businesses and organizations throughout the world are leveraging their assets, big data and analytics for an edge over their competitors. In fact, data analytics and big data have gained popularity to the extent that data analysis for differentiation is…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 3, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

What is the Benefit of Modern Data Warehousing?



Access to relevant customer and industry information is the primary competitive advantage businesses have over their direct and indirect competitors today. It’s the smartest approach to remaining vigilant in a business environment where competition is at an all-time high. 

That’s where data warehousing comes in. Data warehouses are central repositories of…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on July 17, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

GDPR – A Change in the Making



Organizations all over the EU must be aware by now that the Data Protection Act (DPA) will be changed into GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Some of these changes might cause some compliance issues but there’s an easy way to avoid any problems, by raising awareness. 

The more your staff and employees know about GDPR, the less chances you have, of ever violating the…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 20, 2017 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

5 Ways Businesses Can Cultivate a Data-Driven Culture

The pressure on organizations to make accurate and timely business decisions has turned data into an important strategic asset for businesses. 

In today’s dynamic marketplace, a business's ability to use data to identify challenges, spot opportunities, and adapt to change with agility is critical to its survival and long-term…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on June 6, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

How Artificial Intelligence will Transform IT Operations and DevOps

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges. However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are changing, it has become quite problematic to cope with it. Moreover, the pressure business users have been putting on DevOps and IT operations teams is staggering, demanding that everything should be…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on May 11, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Data Analytics is Transforming Healthcare Systems



Big Data Analytics is entirely transforming business paradigms. Automated databases are enabling businesses to perform mundane tasks more efficiently. And, the commercial sector isn’t the only area to benefit from data analytics. Its impact is widespread and is being seen across many different sectors, including healthcare.

Access to…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on May 9, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

DES-Digital Business World Congress 2017



Anybody who has been following my social media account would know that I am a big supporter of incorporating data analytic techniques in everyday business processes. I am really excited about attending the biggest digital conference, DES 2017 (Digital Business World…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on May 5, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

How to Boost Your Career in Big Data and Analytics

The world is increasingly digital, and this means big data is here to stay. In fact, the importance of big data and data analytics is only going to continue growing in the coming years. It is a fantastic career move and it could be just the type of career you have been trying to find.

Professionals who are working in this field can expect an impressive salary, with the median salary for data scientists being $116,000. Even those who are at the entry level will find high salaries, with…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on February 10, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Corporate Self Service Analytics: 4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before You Start

Today’s customers are socially driven and more value conscious than they were ever before. Believe it or not, everyday customer interactions create a whopping 2.5 exabytes of data, which is equal to 1,000,000 terabytes, and this figure has been predicted to grow by 40 percent with every passing year. As organisations face the…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on February 6, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

How You Can Improve Customer Experience With Fast Data Analytics

In today’s constantly connected world, customers expect more than ever before from the companies they do business with. With the emergence of big data, businesses have been able to better meet and exceed customer expectations thanks to analytics and data science. However, the role of data in your business’ success…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on July 3, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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