Data

Reinvigorate Your Data Analytics Team with Serverless Computing

2018-02-16T14:17:49+00:00February 14, 2018|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , |

What is serverless computing? The funny thing about “serverless computing” is that in reality, it still requires servers. The name serverless computing is used because the server management and capacity planning decisions are completely hidden from the developer or operator. Sometimes referred to as “Function-as-a-Service” (FaaS), serverless computing is the concept of [...]

Is Machine Learning Right for Your Business Challenges?

2018-08-29T08:08:00+00:00February 5, 2018|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , , , |

One Size Does Not Fit All  Along with crypto assets (think bitcoin and blockchain), machine learning (ML) is currently among the hottest technology topics. However, this isn’t the first time that we’ve heard this tune as there have been numerous peaks and valleys in ML interest over the past 30 or so years as [...]

Get More Out of Your G Suite Investment

2018-02-12T10:38:18+00:00February 2, 2018|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s no question that the cloud has revolutionized business, allowing for more flexibility, collaboration, and accessibility. In the era of digital transformation, businesses are seeking to fully leverage the cloud and its advanced capabilities to stay competitive and attract top talent. G Suite provides users with a standard set of tools (Docs, Sheets, Slides, [...]

Data is Your Competitor’s Secret Weapon

2018-08-28T09:16:51+00:00November 6, 2017|Categories: Data & Analytics, White Papers|Tags: , , |

Can you guess the year? The first web browser is available to the public A gallon of gasoline was $1.05 Motorola manufacturers the first digital hand-size mobile phone Microsoft Windows 3.1 was announced Johnny Carson hosts his final Tonight Show Father of Data Warehousing, Bill Inmon publishes “Building the Data Warehouse” Answer: The year [...]

CME Tech Talk 6.0

2018-09-13T16:38:24+00:00September 20, 2017|Categories: Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , |

Show Me The Data! Highlights from the CME Group Tech Talk 6.0 The CME Group brought their annual Tech Talk back to Chicago this year after stops in New York and London and the topic of the day was data. With presentations from the Chicago Cubs, Orbital Insights, Tellus Labs, and Google, the [...]

Ask The Expert: Data Analytics

2018-08-27T09:10:39+00:00July 11, 2017|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

In today’s market, data analytics play a large role in the success of an organization. Analyzing data leads organizations to uncover insights to make more intuitive business decisions. In the age of digital transformation, utilizing analytics within your business is a necessity to stay competitive. In this Ask the Expert interview, we sat down with [...]

Rethinking the Corporation: The Digital Innovation Lifecycle Part 3

2018-08-27T09:22:03+00:00May 1, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog, Innovation Posts|Tags: , , , |

Throughout this blog series, we’ve been suggesting that the traditional departmental corporate form (i.e. sales, marketing, finance, ops, IT, etc.), universally applied, and virtually unchanged for over two centuries, is killing innovation in leading corporations around the world. From the way companies develop strategy, serve customers, and attract employees, to the way they create [...]

#Humans-Vs-TheMachine: Privacy and Security in the Information Age Part 3

2017-09-01T10:45:53+00:00October 28, 2016|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The first two missives in this series focused on the eroding right of privacy, its effect on human congress, and in particular, its effect on the global markets in which we work. The first blog explored an Apple vs. FBI case, in which the FBI was asking Apple to hack its own phone in pursuit [...]

#MicrosoftVsDOJ: Data Privacy & Security in the Information Age Part 2

2017-09-01T10:48:34+00:00July 21, 2016|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

In our first post in this series, we discussed the recent Apple vs. FBI case in which the FBI was asking Apple to hack its own phone in pursuit of the perpetrators of the San Bernardino terror attack. Though the complaint was withdrawn, government, business, and individuals will be wrestling with the contradictory impulses of [...]

#AppleVsFBI: Privacy and Security in the Information Age

2017-09-01T10:51:22+00:00May 1, 2016|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

In February 2016, the FBI obtained a court order compelling Apple to assist in the investigation of the December 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attacks by hacking Syed Rizwan Farook’s government issued iPhone 5c. Relying on a centuries old law which authorizes the United States federal courts to "issue all writs necessary or appropriate in aid [...]

Has Spark Become a Five Alarm Fire?

2018-03-21T07:55:27+00:00January 26, 2016|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

There are new technologies popping up daily in the world of Big Data. It’s impossible to keep up with them all and it’s even more challenging to predict the winners and losers. However, an influential player in 2015 was Apache Spark, which is fast and general engine for large-scale data processing. Interest in this [...]

15 Ways Google Enhanced Data Security in 2015

2017-09-01T10:56:18+00:00December 28, 2015|Categories: Data & Analytics, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Google worked hard in 2015 to ensure stronger, simpler security of your data in Google Apps. Because security has always been a top priority for Google, they're continuously working to stay ahead. Here are the 15 steps that Google took to enhance data security at work in 2015. Security keys make two-step verification easy and [...]