Transcending Regulatory Compliance: Creating Business Value from Data Governance

Transcending Regulatory Compliance: Creating Business Value from Data Gover...

Data governance has emerged to the forefront of financial services ever since this vertical became inundated with...

Exploring New Arenas for Geospatial Data

Exploring New Arenas for Geospatial Data

Consider the roads, highways, railways, ports, and airports around you. With immense variety in scale, function, and...

What’s Hot This Summer: Data Science Bootcamps

What’s Hot This Summer: Data Science Bootcamps

Summer is here and temperatures are rising. While some of us take vacations or cool off at...

Avoid These Five Big Data Governance Mistakes

Avoid These Five Big Data Governance Mistakes

If you’re embarking upon a big data project, then you’re likely running into one or more data...

News In Brief

Talend Rolls New Cloud Data Manager Platform

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The latest version of a data integration tool released this week by management software specialist Talend offers "self-service" data preparation while helping shift more big data workloads to the cloud. Talend, Redwood City, Calif., said Read more…


MIT Uses Video to Train Machine Vision System

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Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory reported this week they have developed a deep learning algorithm that could help machines using predictive vision anticipate human interactions. The approach uses Read more…


Cognitive Platform Sharpens Focus on Unstructured Data

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Big data platform vendors are increasingly focusing on churning through unstructured data, especially for text, audio and even security applications like insider threat analysis. Among the companies emerging in this industry segment is Digital Read more…


Twitter Buys Another Machine Learning Startup

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Machine learning continues to make inroads among hyper-scalers who are increasingly using it to train rather then program algorithms. As if the technology needed any more promotion, Twitter announced its acquisition of a London-based company Read more…


Proliferation of Data Driving Machine Learning

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Machine learning is a hot topic, but what applications is the technology driving and what drives machine learning? The short answer, concludes a new research report on machine learning, is data—lots of data. "Data is available in volumes Read more…


Gartner: Role of Analytics in Security is Growing

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As corporate and, more recently, university IT networks are bombarded with malicious code and other forms of cyber attacks, network managers are being forced to rely more heavily on a range of emerging security technologies to monitor suspicious Read more…


Big Data Career Notes

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In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Check in each month for an Read more…


Machine Learning Enlisted to Fight Ransomware

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Everyone seemingly is complaining about the spread of ransomware, and now somebody is trying to do something about it using machine learning-based behavioral analytics techniques to track suspicious behavior on company networks. As the scale Read more…


UMass Gets More Corporate Funding for Data Science

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Corporate backing continues to pour into efforts to build up data science and cyber security skills. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, which last year launched its Center for Data Science, will receive another $15 million over the Read more…


AI is Coming, Prompting New IT Security Concerns

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Intelligent, often autonomous, systems are making headway in the datacenter as developers seek to offload manual processes and move beyond traditional approaches like prescriptive IT automation as they struggle to keep up. That's the Read more…