Three reasons for moving analytics to the cloud

Speed, cost-efficiency, and agility are hallmarks of migration to the cloud

Posted by Ken Corless, on February 16, 2017

The business case for moving a company’s IT applications, including data analytics, to the cloud is compelling. It’s relatively fast and unquestionably cost-efficient when compared to building or expanding an in-house analytics infrastructure. It also offers a company agility in terms of developing hypotheses about how and where to use analytics in a specific organization, and then executing the resulting analytics strategy. Can your data be secure in the cloud? That’s the big question for many CIOs—and perhaps the biggest barrier to making the move.

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A smartphone-enabled journey toward a healthier future

Posted by Preeta Banerjee on January 06, 2017

Most of us love traveling. What about a journey inside the human body? Movies such as “Fantastic Voyage,” where shrinking to microscopic size allows humans to enter a patient’s body to save his life, may still be in the realm of science fiction, but to some extent, the vision has been realized via modern endoscopic techniques. Technology to monitor the body from inside and to deliver medicine to the exact spot of the disease or injury might change the way illnesses are prevented and cured in future.

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