Data News Roundup – Thursday, January 30

Data News Roundup

Welcome to AtScale’s inaugural “Data News Roundup” blog post. We’re launching this new blog series to help make the lives of our readers a little easier by providing a weekly roundup of the top news and developments helping shape the world of big data and analytics. We know that data practitioners and IT professionals are spread thin and understand that the pressure on them to stay up-to-date about what’s happening in the industry is a constant challenge. We hope to alleviate some of this burden by doing the legwork for you – delivering the most impactful industry articles each week. Now, without further ado, here are the top stories that you should know about for Thursday, January 30th

IDC Launches Future of Intelligence Framework to Provide Context into the Digital Economy – January 21, 2020

IDC Press Release 

IDC recently published a new Future of Intelligence framework, which provides insight and understanding for business leaders and technology suppliers. As the digital economy and digital transformation advances, this framework is designed to help enterprises develop a platform that enables the ongoing explanation, monitoring, learning, and adaptation that will drive economies of intelligence.

This decade will see the world shed the fear of losing jobs to bots – January 27, 2020

By Debjani Ghosh, president of Indian IT industry body NASSCOM

Quartz India

Author Debjani Ghosh, president of Indian IT industry body NASSCOM, writes that the next decade will be about the democratization of technology when it’s far more accessible, immersive, personalized, and affordable. The article part of a series of articles in partnership with the NASSCOM Technology and Leadership Forum 2020, happening February 12-14 in Mumbai.

It’s not just Google: Amazon, Microsoft, IBM get hospital data, too – January 21, 2020 

By Rachel Kraus


Big data means big business across all sectors, including healthcare. Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and IBM all have data-sharing agreements with hospitals. As the number of tech companies and hospitals working to build a “greater good in the future of data-driven healthcare” rises, we’re excited to see healthcare reap the rewards of big data.

From Data To Decision: Data Analytics Will Drive Real Estate Transactions In The Future – January 28, 2020


By Ronald D. Martin, CCIM

This article by Ronald D. Martin, president and CEO of Catylist, which powers commercial real estate listing and research databases across North America, highlights the benefits of real estate investors and brokers using data to make informed decisions on purchasing properties. Martin writes that “CRE brokers who can tap into today’s sophisticated data tools can differentiate themselves and their core value proposition to clients.”