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Today's selection of cuttings and submissions (updated Thurs Sep 20 2018)

Report predicts sevenfold growth in 7 years for healthcare analytics market Read more

The global healthcare analytics market is expected to reach USD 53.65 bn by 2025, from just $7.04bn in 2016, according to a report published by Grand View Research, Inc. The report cites 'Rising need to curb healthcare expenses related to hospital workflow incompetence and medical products' as a key driver, along with more general 'Rapid digitalization of healthcare data', which can be used to reduce treatment time and to enhance performance of healthcare providers. Read it

ITU launches guide to help nations develop cybersecurity strategies Read more

ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technology, together with 11 partners from the public and private sectors, has published the National Cybersecurity Strategy Guide, at its 2018 conference in Durban, South Africa this week. The Guide includes analysis and best practice case studies. Read it

Diffbot announces the launch of 'the Largest Database of Human Knowledge' Read more

'...Diffbot Knowledge Graph (DKG): all of the knowledge on the Web, collected and connected into a single, structured source of data, answers, insights, and truth... a fully autonomous, AI-curated database of more than 1 trillion facts and 10 billion entities'. Read it

RECENT FEATURES from around the industry...

In the near future, Data Scientists will conduct their business very differently - argues writer Paramita Ghosh, with reference to a host of other articles and authorities. '...as Big Data, algorithm economics, IoT, and Cloud continue to become mainstream... The two most striking features of this transition are increased automation of data processes and delivery of instantaneous analytics solutions'. (WEB) (published August 2018)

Beyond the Black Box in Analytics and Cognitive - Author and Professor Thomas H Davenport on the need to interpret how *some* AI / machine learning tools arrive at their decisions (WEB)

Understand the anomalies too - Avi Avital, VP Customer Success at Anodot on 'Business Intelligence 2.0' (WEB)

In the News...

ARF Names First Female Chair
20/9/18
In the US, the Advertising Research Foundation has named Levi Strauss exec Barbara Murrer as Chairperson of its Board. She is the first female marketer to hold the position in the ARF's 82-year history and the first person to be based on the West Coast. More.
dunnhumby Partners with Retail Scenario Tester VST
20/9/18
In London, shopper data science firm dunnhumby has partnered with retail scenario testing firm Virtual Store Trials (VST), to help clients with areas including shelf layout, signage, pricing and promotions. More.
Cheil Europe Restructures with Data-led CX Focus
20/9/18
In London, marcoms business Cheil Europe its relaunching its agency model, with a focus on customer experience (CX) and the launch of five data-driven disciplines and divisions. More.

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