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  • The Key to Unlock Digital Transformation
    Digital Transformation is exploiting digital technologies and data to enhance the firm’s business model. Unfortunately, a Forbes study says that 84% of the Digital Transformation initiatives fail. There are many reasons for this and one important reason is tied to the way businesses inherently operate. Basically, businesses exist to earn profits and driving profits or […]
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Awesome Data Projects

Launch of Project Survival

Awesome Data Projects Excerpt “This first of its kind collaboration is a step in offering hope to patients and families battling pancreatic cancer, which is one of the most deadly cancers affecting so many people,” said Niven R. Narain, Co-Founder, President and Chief Technology Officer of Berg. “This partnership is taking a true precision medicine approach to understand and treat pancreatic cancer. We will employ Berg’s Interrogative Biology™ Platform, which merges biology with technology to match the right patients to the right drugs based on the patient’s responses, and most importantly, to be able to detect this silent disease earlier so that effective treatments can lead to longer survival.”

How Big Data can improve the lives of the poor

Awesome Data Projects Excerpt “The Consultive Group to Assist the Poor, a global partnership that supports financial inclusion, noted in a report this month that the expansion worldwide of innovative digital financial services has cleared a path for millions of poor customers to move from an unbanked economy to mainstream banking. More than 80 counties have launched such services through the use of mobile phones in recent years, the report said. A CGAPvideo explains how “digital data offers huge potential for financial inclusion” for the poor. Providers can cross-reference huge amounts of data, from utility payments to housing conditions, to tailor mobile money services to consumers who previously had little or no access to them.”

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