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Nov 27, 2017

Will AI Take My Job? Our November 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four sectors of Enterprise Data and Analytics that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please find our November Enterprise Data and Analytics Update here. Stephen Hawking, the world renowned physicist, was recently quoted as being “quite concerned” that artificial intelligence could soon replace humans – completely. He called to mind some of the fears portrayed in the movie “Blade Runner” (one of my favorites). It’s a scary concept. An article by McKinsey last year was a bit less apocalyptic – but it did list 800…

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Oct 18, 2017

Automation vs. AI: Our October 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our October 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics Update. Recently, I wrote a blog piece that referenced the new focus of investor Masayoshi Son (the founder of Softbank) on “AI” (artificial intelligence). It’s the future and we know it. China is investing billions in AI. IBM, Intel, Google, GE, Microsoft, Salesforce, Softbank and so many others are investing in the space. The CIA and the Pentagon are…

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Sep 26, 2017

What do North Korean Missiles, AI and Big Data have in common? Our September 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please find our September Enterprise Data & Analytics Update here. The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. New York is currently hosting the annual opening of the UN General Assembly. Heads of about 140 nations are in our town and security is tight near our office. Last Tuesday, President Trump opened the session by promising to “destroy” North Korea if that country doesn’t abandon its nuclear weapons program – which they have no plan to do.…

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Aug 22, 2017

Is Big Data A Weapon That Has Changed Our World Forever? Our August 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our August Enterprise Data and Analytics Update. We often talk about game-changing tools that confer a competitive advantage. Sometimes we use the term “weapon”. In the case of Big Data, the latter terminology may well be most apt. Not all weapons change the game; but some do. In the late 15th century, it was guns. Suddenly, those fighting with knives, swords, shields or even bows…

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Jul 18, 2017

Lies, Statistics, Analytics, and Intuition – Our July 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here gives our sense of the current m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. We’re big fans of firms that provide Enterprise Data and Analytics. They help others to gather massive amounts of fast-moving structured and unstructured data from dozens of sources (marketing, sales, web interactions, transactions, social media, weather, news, etc.) and then clean, integrate, aggregate, optimize, and analyze that data in an effort to find correlation, causation and anomalies. The result is better insights, inspiration, and…

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