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Brilliant prospects

The amazing capabilities of predictive analytics.

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Editorial

Adel Al-Saleh, Board Member of T-Systems Deutsche Telekom AG and CEO of T-Systems: “Think like your customers.”

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The renaissance of prophecy

TOPSTORY. Nostradamus is a thing of the past. But the desire to predict the future is more present than ever.

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Black lists for stolen smartphones

PREDICTIVE BLOCKCHAIN. Every year around four million cell phones disappear in Germany. With every theft or loss, the owners face expensive replacement costs. A blockchain for smartphone identification numbers could facilitate the locking of mobile devices.

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Fighting potholes

PREDICTIVE ROAD MAINTENANCE. Germany’s roads are under constant stress. Traffic has quintupled during the past 30 years. This increases the occurrence of road damage – and thus the cost of repairs.

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Edge computing for everyone

ANALYZE IT. For AI expert Katharina Morik at the University of Dortmund, there are hardly any processes that cannot be improved. The challenge is making intelligent learning available on edge computing-enabled micro devices.

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Digital truffle pig

HUGE DATA. A high-performance data compressor, developed by T-Systems’ BigAnalyTics team, enables companies to evaluate double-digit petabyte data volumes in just a few hours.

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New dimension

NEXT GENERATION. Experts have long been working on the next logical step in the evolution of analytical data processing. The next supreme discipline is no longer the question “What will happen?” but the question “What should happen?”

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For life

DIGITAL TWIN. In the product lifecycle management (PLM) of companies, their products will have a digital twin that will never leave their side.

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One step ahead of perpetrators

PREDICTIVE POLICING. The police call it “location anticipation” and it describes increasing efforts by German investigative authorities to prevent crimes before they are committed.

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Summa summarum – protecting animals using the cloud.

DIGITAL BEEHIVE. The start-up BeeAnd.me system uses an IoT platform to detect deviations in the “industrial peace” of beehives – a solution that has significance far beyond beekeepers like Magdalena (4) and the global honey industry.

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A & O: Breaking open data silos

PIONEER. In the first step towards data science, RapidMiner founder Ralf Klinkenberg believes companies have to break open their data silos and connect data across all processes.

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Algorithmic learning curve

GUESTBOOK. Infallibility is something superhuman. To believe that algorithms are automatically predestined to make no mistakes is a fallacy. Computer science professor Stefan Wrobel from the University of Bonn recommends how to control self-learning systems.

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