And we’re closing in on the next decade of innovation that takes us into 2030, where we at Dell Technologies predict we’ll realize the next era of Human-Machine Partnerships – where we will be immersed in smart living, intelligent work, and a frictionless economy. We made some bold predictions last year – some coming to fruition a bit faster than others…there’s still much to do in advancing artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, and autonomous systems are continuing to take shape as organizations build the digital backbone to support them. So what’s in store for 2019? Read on to see our top predictions for 2019 as we enter the data-driven digital ecosystem. We’ll be more immersed than ever in work and life Virtual assistants continue to be pervasive in consumer technology – smart home technologies, “things” and connected cars – learning your preferences and … [Read more...] about 2019: The Year of the Data-Driven Digital Ecosystem
Data analytics vs data mining
By Shalini Ramachandran The Wall Street Journal Joe Flint Sat., Nov. 10, 2018 Netflix Inc.’s executives were torn. On the one hand they trusted the company’s algorithm. On the other they were worried about ticking off Jane Fonda. After the streaming-video giant released the second season of the comedy “Grace and Frankie” in 2016, its product team put up an image to promote the show to U.S. subscribers that only included Ms. Fonda’s co-star, Lily Tomlin. Tests showed that more users clicked on the show when the photo didn’t include Ms. Fonda. The decision set off a high-pitched internal debate. The Los Angeles-based content team was concerned that Netflix risked alienating Ms. Fonda, and that the move could even violate her contract, while the tech group in the Los Gatos, Calif., headquarters argued the company shouldn’t ignore the data, according to people familiar with the discussions. In the end, Netflix chose to put … [Read more...] about At Netflix, who wins when it’s Hollywood vs. the algorithm?