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Spreading the Message of Mission Readiness Through Data and AI

By Amanda Derrick | September 27, 2023

The Department of Defense is tasked with the immense responsibility of protecting the United States and its interests at home and abroad. In an era marked by complex threats, rapid technological advancements, and global challenges, the DoD's role is ...

What is Unstructured Data?

By Amanda Derrick | September 20, 2023

Unstructured data is produced in abundance by every business in some way. Whether it's images and videos, text-heavy emails, or sensor data, all of these have the potential to increase competitive advantage if meaningful, actionable insights can be ...

5 Reasons Dashboards Don’t Work for Advanced Data Analytics

By Amanda Derrick | September 13, 2023

Approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced every day (for reference, there are 18 zeros in that number!). Companies contribute an immense amount of data to those bytes and for a long time, BI dashboards were enough to make sense of all ...

Cyber Security

How AI Fuels and Fights Cyber Attacks

By Amanda Derrick | August 23, 2023

AI allows a lot of work to be done at scale. Sounds good, right? But when your job is scamming organizations and people online, this translates into a lot of crime—and massive expenses for organizations that are constantly vulnerable.

Ask the Experts: The State of Data Exploration and AI

By Amanda Derrick | August 2, 2023

A recent CIO.com survey found that 64% of organizations face a shortage of data science skills and that lack is holding back their data exploration. Upskilling business analysts with advanced analytics capabilities is key to gaining the competitive ...

Integrated Resource Optimization

Increase availability, reliability, and performance with Integrated Resource Optimization

By Amanda Derrick | July 26, 2023

The majority of predictive maintenance solutions cost organizations millions of dollars to answer a single question: When will a part fail? While knowing when equipment will fail can solve a lot of headaches, there are more benefits—and savings—in ...

Why Predictive Maintenance Alone Doesn’t Deliver Strategic Advantage

By Amanda Derrick | July 12, 2023

Equipment availability is the difference between success and failure. If a resource is out of service for any reason it means lost revenue. Your data can help keep your equipment running smoothly if you can leverage it correctly, but just predicting ...

Intelligent Exploration

The Secret To Doing More With Your Data? Survey Says Empower Your Analysts

By Amanda Derrick | July 6, 2023

Your data represents a massive investment, but are you getting a good return? A new CIO.com survey of data leaders highlights that data analytics is a priority, but shows that those leaders don't have the people and tools they need to find and ...

Financial Data

ROI is Everywhere: How Data Analysts Can Deliver More Value for Financial Business Leaders

By Amanda Derrick | June 29, 2023

Data analysts can do so much more than just generate reports. Do your analysts have what it takes to be a major asset for financial services business leaders charged with crafting strategy? Here’s how analysts equipped with the latest AI-powered ...

Intelligent Exploration

Intelligent Exploration On the Road: Visit Virtualitics at Databricks and Snowflake Summits

By Amanda Derrick | June 21, 2023

Summer is for road trips, right? Virtualitics is excited to be participating in two major events next week: Snowflake Summit 2023 and the Data + AI Summit by Databricks. Whichever show you’re visiting, you’ll find Virtualitics experts ready to talk ...

Intelligent Exploration

Ditch the Dashboard and Unleash the Power of Advanced Analytics

By Amanda Derrick | June 14, 2023

Ok, maybe you don’t have to ditch your dashboards entirely. But chances are good that the old-school BI dashboard or spreadsheets you’re using are providing incomplete and outdated snapshots of your business. And there are so many of them! They just ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Four Keys to Finding Impactful Generative AI

By Amanda Derrick | June 1, 2023

Generative AI tools like ChatGPT have emerged as potentially powerful assets for businesses across various industries. However, not everything created by generative AI has value, and some of it carries significant risks. The question is, what do ...

Financial Data

3 Ways AI-Guided Data Exploration Turns Obstacles Into Opportunity In Financial Services

By Amanda Derrick | May 24, 2023

Financial services organizations are sitting on more valuable data than they know what to do with…or manage and explore. Traditional analytics tools, like BI dashboards and 2D graphs, just aren’t up to the task of clearly explaining all that’s going ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Finding Transparency in Generative AI

By Amanda Derrick | May 10, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been spreading across industries and growing in prominence and acceptance and the emergence of ChatGPT on the scene this year has launched the conversation into the stratosphere. ChatGPT has put a very public face on ...

Financial Data

Discovering Game-Changing Insight in Financial Services Data

By Amanda Derrick | May 3, 2023

With the collapse of a third bank this year, and an increasingly volatile financial market, financial institutions don’t have a lot of room for error. What they do have is a lot of data, both internal and external, and data analysts doing their best ...