Posts by Brittany McKeon:


The Amazing Ways AI and Machine Learning Are Used in the Gaming Industry

by   |   November 17, 2017   |   1 Comment

Long before artificial intelligence (AI) was a glimmer in the eye of the financial, transportation or healthcare industries, it was being developed and tested in the gaming community. Would you believe that the earliest instance of artificial intelligence in games Read More…


How Location Intelligence Can Give Your Business a Competitive Advantage

by   |   November 15, 2017   |   1 Comment

Location data has played a critical role in transforming our devices into mini virtual assistants. According to a 2016 Pew Research Center study, 95 percent of US adults own cellphones, while 77 percent own smartphones. So you can see that Read More…


What Are the Prospects for Deep Learning?

by   |   November 9, 2017   |   2 Comments

The data science community is constantly on the hunt for the next blockbuster multi-use algorithm. Ease of use and interpretability have made logistic regression and decision trees analytic staples. But their accuracy and classification stability leave something to be desired. So Read More…


5 Steps to Work Toward GDPR Compliance

by   |   November 7, 2017   |   Leave a comment

  With just over six months left until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, companies around the world should be honing their data governance game plan to make sure they can comply with the new regulation. Many Read More…


Forgotten or Inaccurate Data Can Send You Wildly Off Course

by   |   November 6, 2017   |   Leave a comment

When Columbus sought support for his westward sea route to the “Indies” in Southeast Asia, he was handicapped by the fact that he did not have convincing answers to a few simple questions: How far is the trip? How long Read More…


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5 Ways Cloud Service Providers Enable “ITSM as Code”

by   |   November 2, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Traditionally a process-driven discipline, IT service management (ITSM) now has more opportunities to use automation, thanks to the increased popularity of cloud services. Let’s call it “ITSM as code.” In ITIL Practitioner Guidance from AXELOS, there’s rightly a large focus Read More…


What Is the Future of Ad Blocking?

by   |   October 31, 2017   |   Leave a comment

Whether you opened a spam email by accident or went to a website on the bad side of the internet, we’ve all had that experience once – though for most of us, it’s been several times. All it takes is Read More…


The 4 Key Layers of the Artificial Intelligence Technology Stack

by   |   October 30, 2017   |   Leave a comment

After existing in the dreams of science fiction authors for centuries, in recent years artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly started to become a reality. The computer processing power available today, combined with the explosion in the amount of data available Read More…


5 Steps to Making Big Data Investment Work for You

by   |   October 27, 2017   |   3 Comments

There is beginning to be a sense of disillusionment in the field of big data, and lots of people are starting to question the validity and usefulness of big data analytics. Some questions that are being brought to the table Read More…


Data Preparation: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

by   |   October 25, 2017   |   2 Comments

Data Preparation: What Is It and Why Is It Important? When you’re cooking, preparation is an essential step. Ingredients need to be collected, peeled, marinated and put where you will be able to reach them when the oil is hot Read More…