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UiPath in Software Development Lifecycle

Posted by Varun Bhardwaj on Jul 21, 2021 8:30:58 PM

Automation is done with the main intent of finding the bug or error in the application in the software development lifecycle or SDLC.

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science, Robotic Process Automation

AZURE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Posted by Ram Narasimhan on Jul 14, 2021 1:30:02 PM

Today, technology plays one of the most important roles in shaping business growth, disrupting the verticals of the industry and driving business modernization – through optimizing the business operations, engaging their users and customers, empowering their workforce, or making changes and updating the products. Owing to their rich capabilities to gain quality insights through connected data-driven solutions, the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics platforms today are transforming businesses towards innovative business models. 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Making data available and accessible to the entire organization

Posted by Tim Waijers on Jul 13, 2021 3:05:15 PM

A growing number of organizations are seeing the value of data-driven decision-making and investing in solutions to use data to strengthen their market position. However, as they put the infrastructure in place, create modern data teams, and train employees, they often notice that something is missing: someone who speaks both the language of the business and technology. Someone who can reliably make data available to the organization, for example, for ‘self-service analytics.’ In today’s data teams, we call this missing link the Analytics Engineer. This article looks at the importance of this role and provides more details on what this function entails.

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science, Analytics Engineer

Direct Tax Reform | Tax Automation in Faceless Assessment

Posted by Ajoy Patra on Apr 14, 2021 7:19:48 AM

The inevitability of adapting automated tax reform under Direct Tax Function

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

RPA in Oil and Gas Industry

Posted by Ashutosh Bansal on Apr 13, 2021 11:25:25 AM

Introduction: 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Snowflake - Best Practices For Modern Data Warehouse

Posted by Ram Narasimhan on Apr 8, 2021 2:10:34 PM

Software as a Service has been expanding in its usage as more and more enterprises are adopting it. Snowflake's cloud platform emerged as one such SaaS data warehouse. It enables the storage and processing of data and offers analytical solutions that are flexible, fast, and easy to use. The difference between traditional data clouds and Snowflake is that Snowflake stands independent of database technology or big data software platform. It combines a SQL query engine and a native cloud architectural design. It has a 3 layered architecture including database storage, query processing, and cloud services as the key layers. Hence, as a user of Snowflake, you will have the functionality of an enterprise analytic database with special features and unique capabilities. 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Google Machine Learning Platform

Posted by Ram Narasimhan on Mar 30, 2021 12:46:29 PM

Almost everything we see around us has advanced technology embedded into it. One of such breakthrough technologies is artificial intelligence. Any machine that is "intelligent" can learn how to perform tasks and improve at them, an avenue explored by enterprises to their fullest. Global sending on AI and other cognitive systems will reach 57.6 million dollars in 2021 and 190 billion dollar industry by 2025. An AI platform is a space where you can train and host your machine learning models and make predictions about new data at your convenience. Google's Machine Learning Platform features a convenient location where you can do hassle-free development, with a faster production time, availability of no-code-based tools, and robust governance having interpretable models. 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Google BigData Platform

Posted by Ram Narasimhan on Mar 23, 2021 12:20:20 PM

The birth of big data occurred simultaneously with the web and internet when there was a creation of multiple avenues to model unique data collection methods, which analyze and store the massive amounts of structured and unstructured data and extract useful information from it. However, as time passed, data from web-based content was dwarfed by data generated by mobile devices and most recently, the Internet of Things. A record of 40 zettabytes of data was created by 2020 and the market is growing at a rate of 45% annually.

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Azure Cognitive Services

Posted by Ram Narasimhan on Mar 12, 2021 2:15:42 PM

Azure Cognitive Services is a segment of Microsoft's cloud-based services. It has REST APIs and client library SDKs. This helps you build cognitive intelligence into your applications. The biggest advantage is that you need not have skills in AI or data science to pull that off. This is a significant contribution in the world of IT, where businesses without knowledge of machine learning and the like can delve into the realm of intelligent applications. The library of cognitive features enables you to simply add pre-made templates to your application. With the help of Azure's Cognitive Services, various cognitive solutions that can see, speak, hear, and understand are built. It can even make its own decisions. 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Is now a good time to transform my business?

Posted by Vivian Andringa on Feb 2, 2021 2:39:48 PM

"Never let a good crisis go to waste." A well known saying, but how does it apply to businesses today? Contrary to what you might expect, the pandemic has accelerated business transformation.

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Topics: DevOps & Continuous Delivery, Software Development, Cloud Infrastructures, Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy, Big Data & Data Science, Security, Quality Software Delivery, Product Management, Cloud Transformation