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Published: May-14-15
 
Similar to data munging described in my previous post, enterprises must clean their data to derive the best possible insights for the business. Data cleaning is part of the “transform” step in the extract, transform, load (ETL) process. Arguably...
 
 
 
Published: May-13-15
 
Contrary to what this clever twist on a classic Shakespearean line suggests, there is no option when it comes to data—enterprises must munge. Data munging, otherwise known as data wrangling, is the process of converting a raw data set (extracted...
 
 
 
 
Fortifying enterprise security practices for the digital business era Success in tomorrow’s digital business environment will largely depend on the security decisions enterprises make today. For instance, connecting Internet of Things (IoT) edg...
 
 
 
Published: Apr-09-15
 
Hi, I’ve been pretty busy with my job at Accenture Technology Labs since I wrote my first blog post. But I wanted to write again, especially since I’m celebrating the fifth annual Internet of Things day (#IoTDay) on April 9. Events are scheduled...
 
 
 
 
With the large deployment of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) in smart grids, the exact load from end-user electricity consumers is available to system operators. This information enables operators to manage the electricity flow in a more ...
 
 
 
 
At Accenture, we’ve had a number of clients across industries ask us how emerging technology trends could impact their businesses. Start-ups are innovating rapidly and capturing market share at exceptional rates. Box, a nine-year-old company jus...
 
 
 
 
It can happen in any industry—and any enterprise. As wearables become more commonly used in the workplace, intellectual property and proprietary information could be exposed. According to one source, 85 percent of the public sector is unprepared...
 
 
 
 
When you hear the name “John Deere,” you probably think about their equipment, namely the signature green-and-yellow tractors. However, the company’s leaders describe the company quite differently—not as products or brands, but as platforms for ...
 
 
 
 
Big data—make that huge data—can be a very good thing. But most enterprises are struggling to fully utilize their data, as they deal with the complexities of identifying, capturing, categorizing, analyzing and sharing it throughout the data supp...
 
 
 
 
Semi-autonomous cars with self-driving navigation features to help drivers navigate traffic. Media outlets that use intelligent software to pre-write articles for human editorial review. Robots that work alongside astronauts to retrieve space ju...
 
 
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