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Neil Raden

Hired Brains Research

Neil Raden, based in Santa Fe, NM, is an active industry analyst, consultant and widely published author and speaker, and also the founder of Hired Brains Research. Hired Brains provides thought leadership, context and advisory consulting and implementation services in Information Management, Analytics/Data Science, Machine Learning/AI, and guidance for Ethical AI for clients worldwide. Neil is the co-author of Smart (Enough) Systems: How to Deliver Competitive Advantage by Automating Hidden Decisions, Prentice-Hall. He welcomes your comments at or LinkedIn.

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Missed Connections: A Tale of a Porsche, Paul Newman and a Relational Database

The promise of big data was the ability to apply analytics to data in volumes and complexity not possible before, but the promise was only partially kept. While it quickly became economical to gather big data, making sense of reams of data turned out to be elusive. Among many reasons,... read more