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Zoho brings business intelligence to the mass market

Zoho's new business intelligence suite puts deep, data-driven business insights within reach of many smaller enterprises.

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5 perspectives on modern data analytics

You can't navigate business challenges without the right instruments. Done right, analytics initiatives deliver the essential insights you need, as these five articles explore.

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Collaboration analytics: Yes, you can track employees. Should you?

Analytics tools provided by Microsoft, Slack, and other collaboration app vendors offer insights into communication patterns and other employee work habits. But companies should be wary of reading too much into the data — or abusing...

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Cisco adds 'People Insights' analytics to Webex

The company joins other tech vendors, including Microsoft and Google, in using worker analytics to focus on employee well-being and a healthy work/life balance.

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Microsoft unveils Viva, its employee-experience platform for Teams

Calling employee experience the “new ERP,” Microsoft introduced four Viva “modules” that provide access to workplace learning, knowledge, analytics, and corporate info.

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Why we need computer modeling and simulations to make better decisions

AI-based computer modeling and simulations could improve enterprise productivity, reduce waste and lead to better, smarter outcomes. So why aren't we doing more of this?

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The state of enterprise AI

IDC analyst Ritu Jyoti reviews customers' current and future AI investments, adoption rates, KPIs, top drivers and inhibitors, and shows real-world examples including those involving impacts of COVID-19.

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Driving service desk efficiency with machine learning and AI

To drive efficiency with automation, Oshkosh has transformed its service desk. Watch as Oshkosh's CIO Anupam Khare discusses how the company leverages machine learning and AI to reduce the number of incidents by 47% while increasing...

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AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.

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How AI helps scientists fight COVID-19

Artificial intelligence is useful for sorting through massive amounts of data and identifying anomalies within that data. Given the swaths of data healthcare workers and scientists are sorting through due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

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6 best practices for business data visualization

Like any technology, data visualization tools can be used poorly. We share expert tips for getting the most value out of data visualizations in business.

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15 hot tech skills getting hotter -- no certification required

Employers are apt to invest more often in cash premiums for noncertified tech skills compared to certifications. Here are a few they’re coveting the most now and going forward.

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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How AI facial recognition works

Using AI to identify people is a powerful tool for individuals, businesses and government organizations. However, privacy advocates and legal experts have called into question the ethics of using artificial intelligence to analyze...

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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Q&A: How Baptist Health saved $13M using AI to reduce readmissions

The largest hospital group in Montgomery, Ala. deployed artificial intelligence with its EHR system; the information gleaned has helped cut unnecessary admissions by 18% over the past two years.

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How to add color to your ggplot2 text in R

See how to style your headlines, axis text, and more in your ggplot graphs with the R ggtext package. Download the data from Sharon's associated article:...

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How to code an interactive shiny app to search Twitter: Do More With R bonus video

Learn how to turn code from Episode 41 into an interactive shiny Web app.

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