Posts From Sowmya Krishnan

Chemical Industry in the Age of Big Data Analytics

According to the Economist, chemical industry is now in the golden age of materials. The global chemical industry employs nearly 20 million people and has annual sales amounting to nearly US$5 trillion. Almost every manufactured product is derived from intermediate

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Using Data Analytics to Predict Protein Structure

One of the most important goals pursued by bioinformatics and protein chemistry is protein structure prediction. It is all about inferring the three-dimensional structure of a protein from the amino acid sequence. Proteins are central to all functions within a

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How Big Data Can Help in Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

Approximately 44 million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer’s disease with the cost of care amounting to one percent of the global GDP. This is placing a huge burden on public budgets and healthcare system. Leaving this unattended will

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Did You Know Quantum Internet of Things?

Quantum computing devices are meant to solve problems that traditional computers can practically not. Creating a universal quantum computer capable of doing this is one of the biggest challenges researchers and scientists are facing today. With the ever-increasing amount of

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Top 10 BI and Analytics Trends for 2018

The commonly used functionalities in business intelligence such as visualization and reporting are integrated by different tools. An organization can now identify flaws in its processes, measure supply and demand, keep a tab on market position and remove the guesswork

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IBM Expands Watson Data Platform to Help AI Professionals

IBM’s Watson project has always been about the largest base of industry offerings across the board. It provides solutions to industries ranging from health, education, customer engagement to IoT and financial services. With Watson on the IBM Cloud, users can

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How Big Data Analytics Drives the Automotive Industry

The Volvo Group is an iconic and one of the biggest names in the automobile industry. It had innumerable data sets coming from vibration, pressure and temperature sensors. The data itself was realized not to be as important as the

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Top 5 Blockchain Predictions for 2018

What can be described as one of the finest examples of blockchain technology, Bitcoin – recently hit the symbolically significant $10,000 threshold. The price of bitcoin has risen more than 70% since October and over 900% since the start of

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11 Quantum Computing Startups to Watch

Directly leveraging the laws of quantum mechanics to carry out a calculation is what the function of a quantum computer is. Quantum mechanics based computers offer an inherent advantage because they can solve bigger, more complex problems in a better

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The Rise of Robo Advisors in Wealth Management

Traditional human financial advisors have in the past served clients with more than a million in investable assets. The financial crisis in the year 2008 saw the introduction of the first robo-advisors. Since then, more than 140 digital advisory companies

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