Let Chaos Rule: Intervening During Design to Boost Resilience of Distributed Applications

Businesses have long thrived on applications that are flexible, cost-effective, scalable and resilient. The measure of a system’s resilience is its ability to withstand the impact of planned or unplanned disruptions, and recover quickly from a failure. With increased application complexity and an abrupt rise in the number and type of network attacks, however, businesses […]

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Learning from a Day in the Life of a Data Scientist

A bank turned to one of its data scientists to predict the risk of customers missing their next collections payment, with the goal of reducing bad debt. The data scientist was fortunate enough to have access to a comprehensive data mart containing data across many dimensions – including customers, product holdings, transactions and collections activity. […]

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Solving Complex Challenges with AI that Evolves As It Learns

Organizations typically suffer two common constraints when it comes to growing effectively: a lack of resources and flawed decision-making. But when both are present, it can be a bellwether of an extinction-level event. It’s one thing to lack the resources to adequately lead and deliver tomorrow’s business value today. But when suboptimal decisions are made across […]

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Mandatory or Optional, Privacy Is Coming. Don’t Be Caught Unprepared

Remember the old days, when a great way to start an article was to quote a dictionary definition?  “Webster’s defines privacy as ‘freedom from unauthorized intrusion.’” You know, that sort of thing. Sometimes with a pronunciation guide. And we do love the modern touch – like a real-time voiceover or a Google Trends graphic showing […]

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CCPA Is Coming January 1. Is Your Bank Ready?

When the first customer calls from California on Jan. 1, 2020, to inquire about personal data, will your bank know what to do? For most, the answer is no. Banks and financial services firms around the world are grappling with compliance challenges as the start date draws closer for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). […]

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Data Privacy: Now Comes the Hard Part

Our personal data has become currency in the ever expanding digital economy. This shift has become most  apparent among tech companies whose business models pivot around the monetization of customer data. The ensuing uproar over the use and abuse of personal data has academics, industry leaders, politicians, the media and policy experts calling for a […]

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Has IIoT Become a ‘Four-Letter Word’? Unlocking IIoT Value (Part 2 of a multi-part series)

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), as well as conventional IoT deployments, often remain in “pilot purgatory” because they fail to deliver significant business outcomes. Part 1 of this series revealed that to succeed, manufacturers should utilize IoT to reshape key operating  processes and experiences into end-to-end journeys that unlock trapped business value. As history […]

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