UBM Radio is the audio home of Interop, InformationWeek, Dark Reading, Network Computing, Bank Systems & Technology, EETimes, and more. Several times each week, the various channels of UBM Radio will present interviews and panel discussions with enterprise technology leaders and experts, all designed to help CIOs boost the efficiency of their IT operations and investments, freeing resources for innovation.Best of all, each show will feature live chat on the channel's home page, where you can ask questions and interact directly with our guests.
Can Your Data Be Trusted?20/12/2016 Duração: 30min
In the aftermath of a US presidential election in which all major polls failed to predict the outcome -- the election of Donald J. Trump over Hillary Clinton -- plenty of people are wondering what happened. Can they trust data and analytics? What went wrong with these polls and predictions?And if this data and these predictions can't be trusted, what are the ramifications for other data and analytics efforts. Will analytics projects be viewed with greater skepticism?We talk to expert Tricia Aanderud, author and director of the Data Visualization Practice at Zencos Consulting, about what went wrong with election predictions and what it means for data and trust in 2017.
The Coolest Hacks of 201614/12/2016 Duração: 33min
In past years, security researchers have discovered ways to hack cars, medical devices, automated teller machines, and many other targets. Dark Reading editors discuss some of the most unusual and creative ways that researchers have uncovered in 2016, and what these new vulnerabilities might mean for the coming year.
Retail Analytics: See Where Style Meets Statistics06/12/2016 Duração: 29min
The retail sector is a prime market for use of analytics -- tracking and predicting sales success -- in support of great products and management experience. Some retailers are making the most of what data and analytics offer them, as they strive to understand customer trends and preferences.Pioneering retailers recognize that products that seem to have strong customer appeal don't make for a successful strategy on their own. Those organizations are making their mark by using all the tools available to them, including advanced analytics.Brittany Bullard, a Solutions and Analytical Consultant in the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Practice at SAS Institute, is author of the new book Style & Statistics, which will be featured at January's National Retail Federation's Big Show in New York.Bullard joins All Analytics Radio on Tuesday, December 6, at 2 pm EST to discuss her experiences utilizing analytics in the retail sector and some of the best practices highlighted in her book.
Why the IoT Matters to Your Business29/11/2016 Duração: 30min
Set aside your opinions about some of the frivolous and risky applications that you think of when you hear the term Internet of Things. The fact is that the IoT is real. It's a concept that businesses in many different sectors will continue to adopt, and it's time for your organization to consider whether to implement IoT. Companies are launching IoT initiatives in where technology promises to address real business problems. Some of those companies have found success with IoT in a relatively short period of time.IoT holds promise in operational efficiency, identifying new business opportunities, and improved customer intelligence and support. It also is a technology concept that both serves and connects the enterprise and consumer markets.Join All Analytics Radio as we take a look at IoT adoption and evaluate where organizations are finding success with IoT technologies, and perhaps where benefits are elusive. Dima Tokar is an analyst with MachNation, which focuses on IoT and related technologies. He will be
Data and Humans Become Friends in 2017?22/11/2016 Duração: 29min
Month by month data has edged deeper into our lives, whether we are making business decisions or going through our day as a consumer and citizen. No longer confined to a backroom waiting to be tossed over the wall to a business manager, as it was just a few years ago, data is in our face today.The data-human relationship has been strengthening. We all know people who won't enter a restaurant without checking its online ratings. Data rules our decisions about diet and exercise. Many executives don't make tough decisionsn without asking what the numbers say. Business leaders, marketers, and operations personnel are fed data throughout their workday. Retailers know more about some of us than our friends do. And, it may seem that fewer managers put up a barrier that says "no data, ever."All Analytics Radio will be exploring the data-human relationship on Tuesday, November 22, at 2 pm, as bloggers Lisa Morgan and Pierre DeBois discuss the growing impact of data on our lives, and look forward to what 2017 will brin