Tag "AI"

Master the Art of Data Science With Self-Service Data Preparation

Data preparation is what every AI and machine learning project needs right now. Roughly speaking, data preparation involves cleansing and transforming data before it’s used in analytics. To explain why it’s so important, let’s take a step back to an ancient board game. Go is a popular board game with origins in Asia. The aim... more

Modern Soldiers: Balancing Experience-Centric and Data-Driven Decision Making

From adolescence to adulthood, the ability to make sound decisions is one of the hardest milestones to achieve. We’re faced with decisions every day—everything from what we wear in the morning to the type of breakfast we choose to eat. In research at MIT on the cost-benefit conflict—which involves choosing between options that have both... more

Data Is the foundation for AI and Analytics. 9 Questions to Get It Right.

AI and analytics are clearly big trends in 2020. Many organizations are investing in AI and analytics in the cloud—modernizing data warehouses and data lakes—with the goal of achieving dramatic improvements in performance and competitive advantage. But are they building the right data foundation to achieve their goals? In “Reengineering Work: Don’t Automate, Obliterate,” an... more

Don’t You Just Love being in Control?!

Earlier this year, Alex Tim and I delivered a workshop at the UX STRAT conference in Amsterdam. We developed our “AI Design for Enterprise Products” workshop for UX designers across industries, and centered around our experience working on CLAIRE, Informatica’s cutting edge AI technology featured in many of the company’s products. We spent the majority... more

Data Governance and Ethics in Today’s AI-Driven Financial Industry

Society is creating and consuming more data than ever, and this tsunami of data promises market, customer and operational insights which financial institutions of all shapes and sizes across the globe must be able to leverage to remain competitive. After all, their customers expect personalized experiences, their employees require self-service access to trusted and timely... more

Clarify Yourself, AI

Algorithmic decision making has become prevalent in systems such as online search, social media, productivity software, and autonomous vehicles. While these intelligent systems powered by AI offer tremendous benefits, the algorithmic decision making behind them often feels like a mystery. Without giving much thought to it, I used to blindly follow my friends’ activities on... more

The Rise of Big Data Engineering: Cloud, AI & Analytics Success

What is data engineering? Data engineering enables data users across the enterprise with clean, quality data they can trust, so they can drive better business insights and actions. Data engineering is the result of technology disruption in what we used to call big data. Overall, the industry is moving toward data management environments that deliver... more