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Can Predictive Analytics really predict the future?

I’ve just read an excellent book by Robert Harris called the Fear Index. In the book a computer scientist called Dr Alex Hoffmann has developed a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that tracks human emotions via internet news feeds , enabling it to predict movements in the financial markets with uncanny accuracy. In the story […]

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Why KPIs are key to your monitoring solution

Last updated on March 16th 2011 by Simon Barnes As a consultant the most common question I get asked at the start of any monitoring project is what should I monitor? Of course I can advise on the best metrics for such things as DB2 or Solaris however for any monitoring solution to really achieve […]

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