How a medical device maker took control of its sales data

With more than 50 distributors, each supplying sales data in different formats, medical diagnostic equipment maker Alere had limited visibility into its own customer base until it built a single-source data strategy built on master data management.

Written by Thor Olavsrud30 April 16 06:25

5 (more) reasons to be a data scientist

"Data scientist" has already been declared this year's hottest job, and now a new report offers several more reasons to consider it as a career.

Written by Katherine Noyes30 April 16 02:51

Rovi to acquire TiVo for $1.1 billion

Online entertainment listings company Rovi plans to acquire digital video recording firm TiVo for US$1.1 billion in a stock and cash deal, the companies said Friday.

Written by John Ribeiro29 April 16 22:37

Productivity Commission calls for IP reform

​The Productivity Commission has called for a reform to “draconian” and “big brother-type” intellectual property laws in a new wide-ranging draft report.

Written by Bonnie Gardiner29 April 16 15:33

​DreamLab cancer app hits 60,000 downloads

Around 60,000 smartphone users worldwide have downloaded the DreamLab app, which turns the devices into a virtual supercomputer to provide cancer researchers with extra processing power to crunch genomic data faster.

Written by Byron Connolly29 April 16 09:22

AI looms large in Google's view of the future

Google's Founders' Letter was an exception this year for the fact that it was penned by Google CEO Sundar Pichai rather than Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

Written by Katherine Noyes29 April 16 08:37

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