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When Boardrooms Meet Natural Language Processing

We've all been in meetings where a strategy question is asked and the data geek pulls out their smartphone and does some 'back of the envelope' calculations.  The answer? 42. What were the assumptions?  How did they get there so fast?  I'll admit, sometimes that data geek is me.  ...

Oracle Essbase Cloud Service: Your 3-D Printer for Business Modeling

Building a model has long been a proven method for expressing the possibility of something greater. Models are used in automotive engineering, architecture, research, art, and business. Physical models, although powerful and necessary, gave way to computer models to automate...

How to Get Started with Machine Learning and AI in Finance

You’ve probably been hearing a lot of marketing buzz recently about "machine learning." More and more companies are using this new set of technologies that combine data mining and predictive analytics to automatically discover patterns in the data and to learn from those...

Oracle's Perspective on the Analytics Market

Rich Clayton | Vice PresidentOracle Business Analytics Product Group Amidst the constantly evolving analytics market, there has been a fundamental shift from IT leading the charge to pursue analytics initiatives, to one where the business and IT share in this decision. There’s no...