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R tip: Iterate with purrr's map_df function

In this sixth episode of Do More with R, learn how to apply a function to a vector of values and return a data frame

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9 ways to get more value from business intelligence in 2018

Improved customer relations, increased employee productivity, new revenue streams — big benefits await those who breathe new life into their business intelligence strategies.

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R tip: Save time with RStudio code snippets

In this fifth episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how code snippets work in RStudio—and how you can make your own

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R tip: Easy dashboards with flexdashboard

In this fourth episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how to create dashboards in the R language with the flexdashboard package.

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R tip: Test your code with testthat

In this episode of Do More with R, learn how to automate testing your R functions with Hadley Wickham’s testthat package.

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R tip: Learn dplyr’s case_when() function

In this second episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, shows how dplyr's case_when() function helps avoid a lot of nested ifelse statements

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R tip: How to create easy interactive scatter plots with taucharts

In this first episode of Do More with R, Sharon Machlis, director of Editorial Data & Analytics at IDG Communications, demonstrates how easy it is to use the R language to create an interactive scatter plot with multiple trendline...

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7 keys to a successful business intelligence strategy

BI success requires more than just a strong technology platform. It takes laser focus on processes and personnel — and a business-first approach to gaining insights from data.

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CIO Leadership Live with Bernie Gracy, Chief Digital Officer of Agero | Ep 1

In this lively hourlong discussion, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs for CIO Events and the CIO Executive Council, talks with Bernie Gracy, Chief Digital Officer of Agero, the largest provider of roadside...

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Nvidia gets broad support for cutting-edge Volta GPUs in the data center

Data center workloads for AI, graphics rendering, high-performance computing and business intelligence are getting a boost as a Who's Who of the world's biggest server makers and cloud providers snap up Nvidia's Volta-based Tesla V100...

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Augury scoops up cash to power the industrial IoT

Customers are interested in the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which means investors are, too. And Augury is benefitting.

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Sumo Logic wants to make machine data analysis available to companies of all sizes

The analysis of operational and machine data can be both complex and difficult. Sumo Logic hope its Unified Data Management analysis and unified access will "democratize" the use of this type of analysis. The company is also offering...

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SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It's doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics' machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana.

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IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing.

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SAP wants to help enterprises learn from their smart devices

SAP has added machine-learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently.

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Review: Tableau takes self-service BI to new heights

Tableau strengthens its case with cross-database joins, browser-based authoring, and geo-analysis improvements

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Data virtualization: Like rocket fuel for your mainframe

Data virtualization IS the perfect fuel for mainframes—or any system that relies on real-time analysis of data.

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Network check-ups critically important to a business' health

Network check-ups are important. Now, new analytics software makes it easy to check a network’s health and ID issues and remedies.

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Fragmented, disorganized IT systems thwart feds ability to track visas

DHS OIG says ineffective IT process has contributed to a backlog of more than 1.2 million visa overstay cases.

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The magic in your metadata

Metadata gives insight into data usage and uncovers patterns that enable predictive intelligence to automate storage efficiency and save IT budgets

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