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06/17

2019

In 2017, the research firm Gartner predicted 2018 would mark the dawn of a “democratization of AI.” The company’s prognosis for 2019 points to the disruption of industries and the adoption of new business models. While some forecasters warn of future job losses and other unintended consequences of AI adoption, the fact is we’re all […]

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04/29

2019

Companies in the oil and gas industry operate on a paper-thin profit margin, and the struggle has only increased in recent years. Advanced data analytics, however, is creating new opportunities in the industry to reduce costs, improve returns, and mitigate risks. Improving accuracy in exploration and drilling With the advent of scalable seismic monitoring systems, […]

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04/05

2019

Government agencies on occasion struggle to move forward with the times, and law enforcement agencies are no exception. Officers and staff of agencies are often overworked and have little time left for learning new technologies. However, the adoption of modern tools can save law enforcement professionals time and make their jobs safer. Take a look […]

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03/14

2019

The origin of the term Big Data is as perplexing as the phenomenon it describes. In his attempt to track down its etymology, New York Times journalist Steve Lohr searched through databases of digitally-stockpiled emails, documents, presentations and lectures shared among economists and technologists and librarians. In other words, it was necessary to dig deep through […]

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01/21

2019

As the debate continues on whether custom software or commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software is better for governmental operations, the case can be made that custom software may actually be a better solution based purely upon the speed at which adoption is needed for new “smart city” technology. This includes a mix of technologies such as […]

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