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How Amazon’s Athena Fills a Hole in the AWS Big Data Ecosystem

It’s been less than a year since Amazon Web Services announced the launch of Athena, a big data database that can ingest data directly from Amazon S3 storage and uses Amazon’s Lambda serverless programming framework to allocate resources on demand with a very attractive pricing model. In this article for Datanami, Moshe Kranc, chief technology […]read more »
Artificial Intelligence and BPM

How AI and Machine Learning Are Transforming Business Travels

Disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are transforming business travels around the world, combining passenger experiences and travel data to derive valuable insights to enhance the entire travel experience. Although technological advancements have also led to reduced need for business travels with more remote meetings getting conducted, face-to-face interactions still hold a […]read more »

“Hit Refresh” Moments in the Lives of Individuals and Organizations

We all know how Microsoft as a behemoth of an organization has reinvented itself and is again viewed as a top-rated technology company. I had an opportunity to listen to Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft and Reid Hoffman, well known Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist at the Churchill Club (event on Oct 2nd). […]read more »
Social media monitoring

Sentiment Analysis on Live Social Media Data Using ‘R’

Thanks to the social media revolution, we are facing an overload of information. As individuals, we can get the latest updates on happenings around the world, access product reviews and get useful feedback from other users on products and services, and lots more. For businesses, social media can be a double-edged sword though– Social channels […]read more »
Tableau Online

Tableau Online – Data Visualization for All

One of Ness’s customers is an online retailer which relies on an Enterprise Data Warehouse and a Business Intelligence platform to support their data analytics needs and day-to-day business operations. The company faced several issues: Inability to get real-time data insights for various business performance metrics. The BI tool is used mostly for ad hoc […]read more »
Artificial Intelligence

The Ethical Challenges Surrounding AI

Advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are taking shape very fast – leading to varied use cases across industries and different aspects of human lives. While the momentum around AI continues to grow stronger, it’s important to consider the ethical issues that these advancements might lead to as machines get influenced by people with varying ethical […]read more »
Regression Testing

Why is Continuous Regression Testing Important in the Agile World?

Over the last several years, the IT industry has practiced the Waterfall approach to software development. Besides Waterfall, it also followed some iterative approaches like V-Model, Spiral and RAD (Rapid Application Development) to develop software. Testing teams worked on different phases like functional, system and regression testing which were conducted one after the other. Amongst […]read more »
Artificial Intelligence

Creating Smart Businesses with Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The concept of AI (which attempts to understand, design, and model intelligent systems), was invented by Stanford’s John McCarthy back in 1958. Yet, across the seven decades, the adoption of AI has been steady, yet sedate. The ever-evolving research in the field of AI, since the time of its inception, has seen a significant change […]read more »
Agile

Why Cultural Change is Crucial for Agile Transformation

Agile transformation entails real cultural change and goes far beyond deploying a new set of technologies and practices. Organizations that are truly drawing benefits from Agile have realized the need for making the cultural shifts that are essential in making software development teams and their enterprises ready for agile, before diving into the technology changes. […]read more »
Data Protection

The Impact of GDPR From a Technology Perspective – Is Your Platform Ready?

GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) is EU-wide legislation that will come into force on 25th May 2018. Much has been written about the impact it will have on business and the public sector, and the heightened obligations it mandates over and above existing EU country-level legislation (such as the UK’s 1998 Data Protection Act). […]read more »