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  • Top Three Takeaways from the 2017 Gartner Symposium   Every year, The Gartner Symposium / ITExpo is a source of inspiration for the entire IT industry. The event, which Gartner describes as “The World’s Most Important Gathering of CIOs and Senior IT Executives,” is a great opportunity for leading IT vendors and their customers to (...) read more
  • Everyday Implications of the Big Data Flood, Part 1   As you are probably aware, the total amount of data in the world is exploding.   At Lingaro we help multinational companies capitalize on this phenomenon, and we are watching it play out from first row seats.   But what implications does this “Big Data flood” have at the indivi (...) read more
  • What can Augmented Analytics do for you..and what not Why Smart Data Discovery Still Requires Smarts Imagine you’re driving late at night on the highway. A sign saying “Last gas for 100 miles” appears in your headlights. You glance down at your car’s digital range estimator. “150 miles till empty.” What’s (...) read more
  • Three ways you’re already using artificial neural networks   This article is the second in a series on artificial neural networks (ANNs). To see it, click here. In my previous article, I said that artificial neural networks, despite having mostly fallen off the excitation curve in the 1960’s, are now a buzzword that’s back with vengeance 🙂 (...) read more
  • The (First) Rise and Fall in Artificial Neural Networks’ Popularity   This is the first article in a three part series on artificial neural networks. You probably know plenty of technology buzzwords. For example, there’s Big Data. Or Data Science. Don’t forget Machine Learning and Convergence. The list goes on. But have you ever thought about why buzzw (...) read more
  • The New, Spoofed Digital Evidence Behind Fake News I bet that you’ve heard the phrase “fake news” a lot lately, at least if you are following US media. It’s also possible that you’ve stumbled upon some appeals that urged you to verify the news that you’re reading or posting on Facebook and to be wary when consuming media content in (...) read more
  • Info Design Part 2: Here’s Your Quick-Start Primer on Information Design Theory   This is the second in a three-part series on Information Design. Read Part I: 3 Key Information Design Skills – And Why You’re Going to Want Them In my last article, I outlined 3 key information design skills and some practical reasons why demand for these skills has been growin (...) read more
  • What Sparta and Lingaro Have In Common   Third Thursday Beer and Working From Home: definitely worth fighting for! 300 is a prominent number in the legend of Sparta… And Lingaro. We recently passed this milestone in the number of Lingarians in our company. I’m taking this opportunity to share my personal Lingaro story and w (...) read more
  • Info Design Part 1: 3 Key Information Design Skills – And Why You’re Going to Want Them   This is the first article in a three-part series on Information Design. Today, you have faster access to more data than ever. Not to mention better tools to manipulate and visualize it. What are you going to do with it all? If you’re like me, your first thought is to create a cool data (...) read more
  • Data Science As We Know It There’s a well-known presentation slide that goes something like this: “Data Science is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it…” Sounds right, but what actually is D (...) read more
  • The Real-World Data Democratization Bottleneck – And How Domo Fixes It Today, it is increasingly hard to get data democratization right. On the one hand, the Big Data ecosystem is growing larger, more complex, and redundant with data from multiple sources flowing to diverse storage locations. read more
  • Lingaro speaks at the RIS/CGT Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Summit Data democratization is one of those hyped buzzwords we hear about all the time. But what does data democratization exactly mean? We surely get a wide variety of definitions on what this is and how this should be applied in Enterprises. read more