Predictive Analytics

nVIDIA Driving Deep Learning to the Forefront – Literally

February 22, 2016 // 1 Comment

For more than two decades, nVIDIA has been a relatively quite pioneer in Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology supporting the the gaming industry and other related computer graphics markets.  However, “flying under the radar” may no longer be possible as nVIDIA is now  literally the platform driving “self driving cars. […]

Blackboard Acquires Predictive Analytics Firm

December 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Blackboard has acquired higher-ed predictive analytics company Blue Canary, which helps institutions glean data-driven insights and use them to improve student success. With the acquisition, Blackboard continues to focus on educational data analytics and aims to bring powerful and holistic analytics solutions to learners, instructors, advisors, and institutions. Blue Canary […]

Machine Learning’s Big Role in the Future of Cybersecurity

December 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

In my never ending quest to investigate, understand, educate and sell machine learning based technology to the enterprise, I recently began to research the use of Predictive Analytics in Cybersecurity.  Based on my historical involvement and understanding of the Cyber Genone Project, and in response to several requests from clients, I […]

Predictive Analytics Can Change the Way You View Your Business

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Predictive Analytics is trending as the “next big thing” and business professionals are slowly beginning to understand the impact “it” can have on the decisions that they make. Consumer marketing is the obvious and most publicized area where Predictive Analytics is having an impact.  As an example, major online retailers […]

Cirba’s Software-Defined Infrastructure Control Now Supports EMC® Storage

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Toronto, Ontario – November 18, 2015 – Cirba Inc., the leading provider of software-defined infrastructure control solutions, today released integration to EMC® ViPR® SRM, enabling organizations to optimize use of storage resources through smarter workload placements and visibility into storage health. The new integration adds to Cirba’s existing support for […]

IT Automation and ITOA Will Change and Create Jobs More Than Kill Them

November 9, 2015 // 4 Comments

I have been spending a lot of time the past 3 years working with CIOs and vendors in the IT Automation, Information Technology Operations Analytics (ITOA) and Predictive Technology / Machine Learning markets. One of the ancillary discussions among the enterprise C level execs and the IT workforce is how this new […]

RapidMiner’s Big Data Predictive Analytics Goes Textual With AYLIEN

October 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

RapidMiner, an open source big data analytics platform that ranks as a leader in Gartner IT -0.32%’s Magic Quadrant, now offers text analysis by AYLIEN, a specialist in natural language processing and text analysis. With this extension, RapidMiner users will have the capabilities to leverage unstructured data sources like Tweets, […]

Global Predictive Analytics Market: Research Report 2015-2019

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — About predictive analytics Predictive analytics helps to extract information from the existing data. It helps in understanding the pattern and predict the trend or future for the organization. It uses what-if scenarios to predict possible risks involved in the future. Predictive analytics also helps […]

Predictive sales software startup EverString raises another $65 million

October 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

EverString, another marketing startup that sells software for personalizing business-to-business sales outreach, has closed a $65 million Series B round. The funding was led by LightSpeed Venture Partners, along with Sequoia Capital, IDG Ventures, and Lakestar. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company previously raised around $13.7 million in seed and Series […]

2013 eDiscovery and Information Governance Technology Year in Review (Preliminary)

December 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

eDiscovery Solutions Group is in the process of writing their annual eDiscovery and Information Governance Technology year in review for 2013.  However, this year we decided to solicit input from users and vendors in regards to the biggest topics, breakthroughs and events of 2013 before we release our final list. […]

Predictive Coding is Expanding to Records Management and Information Governance

December 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Lawyers are just starting to get comfortable with the use of  Predictive Coding to increase productivity and reduce the overall cost of document review.  However, as I have been predicting for almost 24 months, Predictive Coding in the form of Predictive Analytics or more correctly called Machine Learning is now […]

HIPPA Compliance for Law Firms

December 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

On September 23, 2013,  the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for “business associates,” such as law firms, to comply with new standards regarding patient information as established in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s Privacy, Security, Enforcement and Breach Notification Rules (the “HIPAA Omnibus Rule“). Law firms that […]

Predictive Analytics and International Anti-Corruption Investigations

April 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

In an era of increasingly stringent anti-corruption regulation and enforcement, companies globally are approaching international business opportunities, especially those involving third parties, with the utmost caution. The Dow Jones State of Anti-Corruption Compliance Survey,  now in its fifth year, surveys compliance executives globally for their views on the regulatory landscape and its impact […]

Results of eDSG Poll of the General Counsel and Chief Information Officers of the Global 250 on the Use of Predictive Technology

February 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

In preparation for the 2013 Predictive Technologies in eDiscovery and Information Governance Buyer’s Guide, eDiscovery Solutions Group (eDSG) conducted a poll of the General Counsel (GC) and Chief Information Officers (CIOs) of the Global 250 regarding their views on Predictive Technology.  The poll was distributed in early December of 2012 […]

New Generation eDiscovery Software Increases Knowledge Worker Productivity and Enables Defensible Data Destruction

December 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

In today’s information based world economy, Electronically Stored Information (ESI) is the new lifeblood that enterprises use to power mission-critical operations and drive strategic business decisions. Stored in multiple geographic locations across the world in different file formats across multiple technologies and growing exponentially every day, management of ESI has […]