June, 2024

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Unauthorized AI is eating your company data, thanks to your employees

CIO

Legal documents, HR data, source code, and other sensitive corporate information is being fed into unlicensed, publicly available AIs at a swift rate, leaving IT leaders with a mounting shadow AI mess.

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Get Better Results From Power BI Copilot With Linguistic Modelling

Chris Webb BI

Everyone is excited about Power BI Copilot, and the newly-announced preview of being able to use Copilot to ask questions about all the data in your semantic model rather than just what is shown in a report is a massive step forward. However amazing the LLMs used behind the scenes are, though, the quality of the results your users get from this new Copilot preview depends on a number of factors that you as a developer control.

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What is Media monitoring? The full guide

mention

Ever wondered how businesses stay on top of their brand’s reputation? Media monitoring is the answer. Media monitoring helps businesses track mentions of their brand across various platforms, providing valuable insights into public perception. This can include social media, news articles, blogs, and more. Ignoring what people say about your brand online can be risky.

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Harnessing the Power of Data in Healthcare, Retail, and Energy Industries

Smart Data Collective

Data mining offers a number of important benefits for companies in the healthcare, energy and retail sectors.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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From Front to Back Office: A Look at GenAI Use Cases in Telecom

TBR

GenAI Use Cases Span All Aspects of CSPs’ Businesses, From the Front Office to the Back Office Generative AI (GenAI) will be utilized in all major domains of communication service providers (CSPs), including in customer care, administrative functions, IT, sales, marketing and the network, with the bulk of outcomes pertaining to cost savings. TBR’s research indicates the domains that will be the most disrupted by, and also yield the greatest ROI from, the use of GenAI are customer care, administr

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Deepfakes: Coming soon to a company near you

CIO

AI-powered deepfake technology is rapidly advancing, and it’s only a matter of time before cybercriminals find a business model they can use, some security experts say.

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The “DataFormat.Error: File contains corrupted data” Error In Power Query

Chris Webb BI

When you’re using Excel workbooks as a data source in Power Query in either Excel or Power BI you may encounter the following error when trying to connect: DataFormat.Error: File contains corrupted data. There are three possible causes of this error that I know of, two of which are well documented. First, the file may actually be corrupt in which case I hope you have a backup!

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How to Choose the Right Social Listening Tool ?

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Choosing the right social listening tool can feel overwhelming with so many options available. How can you determine if the tool you’ve encountered is the right one for you? The best choice depends on your specific needs, such as real-time monitoring, user-friendliness, or detailed analytics. In this article, discover the criteria you need to check to get the right social listening tool for your needs!

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AI Can Do Wonders to Improve Internal Communication

Smart Data Collective

AI has helped companies improve their internal communications significantly, which is encouraging for many businesses in 2024.

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7 Strategies to Gather (and Actually Use) Competitive Intel from Employees

Leaders in competitive intel know that the employees who interact with customers and prospects every day hold valuable competitive insights that could help win sales. But they don’t have a good plan or system to gather, organize, and share these insights with the stakeholders who need them. In this eBook, we outline 7 strategies to make it easier to build and scale an employee sharing program that will drive competitive advantage.

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PwC Touts India as Strategic Growth Hub, Investing in the Country’s Tech and Talent for Long-term Gains

TBR

Vibrant, Multinational and Driving Change: India and PwC India Consensus among presenters and attendees that India will be a massive growth market for PwC over the next few years underscored every aspect of the early May event, tempered only, perhaps, by the sentiment expressed by a number of PwC leaders and clients that India is a great growth market right now.

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How AI and IoT Are Shaping Consumer Electronics in 2024

Intelligence Node

The consumer electronics landscape is rapidly evolving, driven by a mix of innovation, changing consumer preferences, and technological advancements. Reports show that this year, 78.3% of total consumer electronics sales. The post How AI and IoT Are Shaping Consumer Electronics in 2024 appeared first on Blog.

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Complaints in EU challenge Meta’s plans to utilize personal data for AI

CIO

Meta is facing renewed scrutiny over privacy concerns as the privacy advocacy group NOYB has lodged complaints in 11 countries against the company’s plans to use personal data for training its AI models. NOYB has called on national regulators to take immediate action against Meta in 10 European Union member states and in Norway, arguing that changes to the company’s privacy policy due to enter effect on June 26 would permit the use of extensive personal data, including posts, private images, and

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The Cool Kids Corner: Lifelong Learning 

Dataversity

Hello! I’m Mark Horseman, and welcome to The Cool Kids Corner. This is my monthly check-in to share with you the people and ideas I encounter as a data evangelist with DATAVERSITY. (Last month, we discussed data leadership.) This month, we’re talking about lifelong learning. In the Data Management space, what drives us to learn […] The post The Cool Kids Corner: Lifelong Learning appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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7 Proven Ways to Monitor Competitors Effectively

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Ever wonder how the world’s most successful businesses stay on top of their game for years? One of the many reasons behind the continued success of a big-ticket brand is that it monitors competitors. Monitoring your competition gives you a closer look at what’s working well for other brands in your industry. You also understand how customers perceive these brands and what they do well to build a positive brand perception.

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HubSpot Reporting Dashboards How-To | Weidert Group

Weidert Group

Data is king when assessing your sales funnel and progress toward achieving your business growth goals. And with tools like HubSpot reporting dashboards, marketers and sales managers can have all the data your heart desires. Unlimited data access is great. But it can also be overwhelming. Marketing and sales managers often need to apply multiple filters across different reports , which can be time-consuming.

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Could M&A Activity in the Federal IT Services Market Surge in 2025?

TBR

What Caused the Initial Slowdown in M&A Activity in Federal IT Services? In March 2022 the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate for the first time since 2018, increasing it by 0.25% Prior to this, contractors like Accenture Federal Services (AFS) and Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) had been rapidly acquiring digital transformation capabilities to capitalize on the demand for IT services as well as emerging technologies from the Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence Community (IC).

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E2M Solutions Acquires UnlimitedWP, Becoming the Largest White-Label WordPress Development Provider

E2M

Ahmedabad, India – June 18, 2024 – E2M Solutions, a leading white-label partner for digital agencies, announces the acquisition of UnlimitedWP, a premier white-label WordPress development company. This strategic acquisition positions E2M as the world’s largest white-label WordPress development provider, significantly enhancing the capabilities and service offerings for both companies’ clients.

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Maximize Productivity and Simplify IT Management with Conversational AI

ChatGPT has dominated boardroom conversations for months now. From drafting a stock trading program, to creating a SQL query to model data, there are practically no limits to the applications of the AI language model assistant. At ManageEngine, we have been working on our own AI-assistant, Zia. Zia is a fully-trained analytics assistant that can perform a range of functions such as creating and adding reports to dashboards, providing conversational support to data analysis, insight discovery, bu

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IT leaders rethink talent strategies to cope with AI skills crunch

CIO

As head of transformation, artificial intelligence, and delivery at Guardian Life, John Napoli is ramping up his company’s AI initiatives. And a big part of that is scaling up AI talent. But Napoli, like many CIOs, is facing a tough labor landscape for highly sought skills. By most accounts, enterprise CIOs are rushing to hire for AI-related roles, putting them into fierce competition with one another — and with big tech companies and CTOs everywhere.

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Key Considerations for C-Suite Leaders Involved in Digital Transformation Initiatives

Dataversity

With spending on digital transformation initiatives worldwide projected to hit $3.9 trillion by 2027, the pressure is on organizations – and specifically the C-suite – to ensure that not only are they best positioned to tackle the digital challenges of today but that they can quickly adapt to those of tomorrow as well. C-suite leaders find themselves […] The post Key Considerations for C-Suite Leaders Involved in Digital Transformation Initiatives appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

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Social Listening by Industry: Strategies for 8 industries

mention

Social listening is becoming essential for brands across different industries. Companies can gain valuable insights about their customers and competitors by monitoring online conversations. This practice allows businesses to understand what is being said about their brand, industry trends, and consumer preferences. Companies in different industries can use social listening to make data-driven decisions, which can help improve their engagement and overall success.

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[Review] Co-Intelligence: Living and Working with AI by Ethan Mollick

Weidert Group

A jagged frontier. An invisible wall. A helpful alien that wants to make you happy. Professor Mollick’s metaphors, real-world use cases, and foreseeable scenarios do the world-building work of a storyteller, but this isn’t science fiction. It’s artificial intelligence, and it’s accessible to billions of people through large language models (LLMs) like those used by ChatGPT , Claude , and Meta AI.

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A Practical Guide to Business Intelligence Governance

Speaker: Marius Moscovici, CEO Metric Insights & Mike Smitheman, VP Metric Insights

While the proper governance of data is clearly critical to the success of any business intelligence organization, focusing on data governance alone is a huge mistake. Organizations continually fail to generate ROI on their governance initiatives because they are too narrow in scope. To be effective, Business Intelligence (BI) governance must cover both data and visualizations.

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HCLT Leads Revenue Growth Among India-centric IT Services Vendors Amid Market Uncertainties

TBR

HCLTech and TCS Drive Revenue Growth with Digital and AI, While Cognizant and Wipro Face Financial Sector Challenges As macroeconomic uncertainty permeates clients’ technology buying decisions, IT services companies have positioned around technology-driven services, opening the door to sustained relevance and revenues. While Cognizant, HCLTech, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Wipro are all usually lumped together as India-centric vendors, each IT services company leads with its own

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Domo Partners with phData to Support Businesses on Their AI and Data Journey

Domo

SILICON SLOPES, Utah – Today Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) announced that phData , a full-service AI and data analytics consulting company, has partnered with Domo to help its users simplify data management and get actionable intelligence faster with the Snowflake AI Data Cloud and Domo. With more than 600 employees, phData is bringing together its analytics consulting projects for customers to utilize Snowflake’s AI Data Cloud and the power of Domo’s platform. phData relies on Domo’s platform to pr

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Getting infrastructure right for generative AI

CIO

Facts, it has been said, are stubborn things. For generative AI, a stubborn fact is that it consumes very large quantities of compute cycles, data storage, network bandwidth, electrical power, and air conditioning. As CIOs respond to corporate mandates to “just do something” with genAI, many are launching cloud-based or on-premises initiatives. But while the payback promised by many genAI projects is nebulous, the costs of the infrastructure to run them is finite, and too often, unacceptably hi

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When Business Growth Strategy Drives Data Strategy

Dataversity

What are the biggest data strategy challenges facing you and your company? If you are like most, the main reason for developing a data strategy is to be capable of supporting the growth strategy of each type of business in an exclusive way – to offer competitive resilience with balance and maturity to defend and […] The post When Business Growth Strategy Drives Data Strategy appeared first on DATAVERSITY.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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Keyword Monitoring: Tools, Tips & Examples

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When you have a real face-to-face conversation with your ideal customer, you typically tune in to their interests, questions, and what grabs their attention. You then respond, provide relatable answers, and maybe even make a joke. It’s the same idea online. Instead of real-time dialogue and direct listening to your customers, you can rely on keyword monitoring ( tracking what customers search for and say about your brand online ).

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My Cartoons Were Featured at SAP Sapphire, Here’s How I Made them.

Timo Elliot

A few weeks ago, the content team for Sapphire Orlando and Barcelona reached out and asked me to help create a cartoon for SAP CEO Christian Klein’s keynote presentation. On the theme of “change” it needed to feature two panels: in the first, a leader asks the crowd “who wants change?”, and everybody has their hand up, and in the second, the leader asks “who wants to change?

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The Rising Importance of AI Governance

TDAN BI

AI governance has become a critical topic in today’s technological landscape, especially with the rise of AI and GenAI. As CEOs express concerns regarding the potential risks with these technologies, it is important to identify and address the biggest risks.