Chrissy Kidd

Chrissy Kidd

Chrissy Kidd is a Denver-based freelance writer who specializes in making sense of theories and new developments in technology, science, and medicine. Connect with her at http://www.chrissykidd.com.

What is a Hyperscale Data Center?

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We can all name a few of the biggest technology companies in the world, like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, even Facebook. They all developed technologies that millions, sometimes billions, of people take for granted on a daily basis. They have made technology inherent to our daily routines. But how do these technologies work? What fuels these … [Read more...]

Top 5 Machine Learning Algorithms for Beginners

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Machine learning is a major component in the race towards artificial intelligence. Whether you’re seeking true artificial intelligence or simply trying to gain insight from all the data you’ve been collecting, machine learning is a major step forward. But where to get started? If you’re a beginner, machine learning can feel overwhelming – how to … [Read more...]

NLU vs NLP: What’s the Difference?

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In the 21st century, computers can analyze all sorts of data, providing insights and performing tasks based on the learned outcome. When that data is language, however, it is a whole different world. Asking a computer to process real-world language is more complicated and difficult to mine in an efficient manner that offers productive results. … [Read more...]

Data Governance vs Data Management: What’s the Difference?

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If there’s anything that’s defining successful businesses today, it’s the successful understanding, use, and strategy of a company’s data. Understanding your data and determining how to implement it brings up a whole range of questions, from both users and stakeholders: how is the data stored? How do we know it’s timely and accurate? Can we … [Read more...]

What is AI-as-a-Service? AIaaS Explained

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We’ve all heard of IaaS and SaaS before. These terms have become ubiquitous for infrastructure-as-a-service and software-as-a-service. Another variant is PaaS, short for platform-as-a-Service. Today, most companies are using at least one type of “as a service” offering as a way to focus on their core business and spend less money on an important … [Read more...]

Beginner’s Guide to Test Automation Frameworks

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Testing frameworks are vital to any testing process that’s automated – and that you want to succeed. Before any application or software can be deployed, proper testing must occur to make sure it works the way it’s meant to. Testing used to be an entirely manual process, but as automation continues to gain traction, there are many ways to test an … [Read more...]

What is a Canonical Data Model? CDMs Explained

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The companies succeeding in the digital age are often ones that have improved their data integration – going beyond simply collecting and mining data. These enterprises are integrating data from various, isolated silos to harness the data into business intelligence that can drive vital decision making and improves internal processes. Data … [Read more...]

What is Bimodal IT? The State of Bimodal IT in 2018

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In the 21st century, IT has pivoted significantly. Where it used to be one part of a successful business, IT is often both the backbone and the product of a successful business. With this significant shift, companies began to realize that not all functions of IT can be managed the same way, yet they remained unsure how to handle this divide. In … [Read more...]