Before the Next Disaster Strikes, Get Better at Data Science

Before the Next Disaster Strikes, Get Better at Data Science

One of the most disruptive events for any industrial organization is asset failure. From halted production and costly physical damage to safety concerns for workers and the environment, the impacts of asset failure remain one of the top risks for industrial companies. Read more…

Exposing AI’s 1% Problem

Exposing AI’s 1% Problem

We see the power of artificial intelligence every day: When Netflix recommends a movie you love, when your bank detects fraud in your account, or when Google routes you around a traffic jam. Read more…

Inside Our Data Obsession: A Graphic Depiction

Inside Our Data Obsession: A Graphic Depiction

Humans are obsessed with data. There’s just no two ways about it. We can’t help but to count, sort, name, and categorize everything we find. Read more…

GPU Acceleration Advancing the Evolution of Fast and Big Data

GPU Acceleration Advancing the Evolution of Fast and Big Data

With enterprise data warehouses and Hadoop data lakes now well established in the enterprise, organizations are able to store the large amounts of data they are generating, sourcing and curating. Read more…

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Now Trending: AI Washing

First there was “green washing,” where companies exaggerated the environmental benefits of their products in order to boost sales. Now technology experts are warning us about “AI washing,” an equally questionable tactic pursued by software and technology vendors to boost their artificial intelligence bona fides. Read more…

AI-Based Cyber Platform Hunts Malware

JASK, developers of a proactive framework for hunting down cyber threats, unleashed its AI-based security platform this week that seeks to give security teams the upper hand in defending networks using automation tools for sorting through security threats and speeding detecting malicious behavior. Read more…

DataRobot Reaches Out to SAS, Financial Services

Companies that use DataRobot’s software to automate data science tasks can now output models directly from SAS, the dominant analytics company whose software is widely deployed in enterprises around the world. The upstart analytics automation firm also unveiled updates that specifically target the financial services industry. Read more…

Taking the Data Scientist Out of Data Science

If you were a data scientist three years ago, you could pretty much write your own ticket. Everybody in the industry, it seemed, either wanted to hire a data scientist, or wanted to be one. Read more…

Intel Unveils USB Toolkit for AI Prototyping

Intel has begun rolling out AI hardware previewed last fall with the release of its Movidius Neural Compute Stick, billed as a self-contained AI accelerator in a USB format that requires no network connection.

The chipmaker said Thursday (July 20) the device is intended to make deep learning applications more accessible to AI researchers and product developers to they can pursue offline AI prototyping. Read more…

Q&A with a DataCamp Counselor

One of the great things about data science is there are multiple pathways into the field. Some may segue into the profession from “hard sciences” like physics, while others receive Ph.Ds in the discipline after years of university study. Read more…

GigaSpaces Closes Analytics-App Gap With Spark

Data analytics and cloud vendors are rushing to support enhancements to the latest version of Apache Spark that boost streaming performance while adding new features such as data set APIs and support for continuous, real-time applications. Read more…

Dremio Emerges from Stealth with Multi-Threat Middleware

If your business analysts are struggling to connect, prepare, and query data from multiple sources in a timely and cost effective manner, you might be interested in learning about Dremio, a new open source software company that officially emerged from stealth today. Read more…

Cataloging Alation’s Growth Potential

Super-fast processors and snappy visualizations may elicit “oohs” and “ahhs” from the big data masses. But here’s the thing: the best analytics setup isn’t worth a dime if you can’t find the right data to analyze in the first place. Read more…

IBM Bolsters Spark Ties with Latest SQL Engine

IBM is extending its commitment to Apache Spark as a key component of in-memory analytics with the latest release of its SQL engine for Hadoop.

The new version of IBM Big SQL released last week also solidifies the company’s joint distribution deal with Hortonworks announced last month that includes Hortonwork’s Hadoop and stream processing distributions. Read more…

Will AI Own Customer Service? Why Handing Over the Reins Isn’t Always Easy

With the increased onset of digital channels for marketing and the influx of data that follows, every marketer is seeking a consistent brand experience across channels, and the AI technology we have at our fingertips can play a significant role. Read more…

Neural Nets Gaining Traction With Banks

Banking, insurance and financial services are driving the vibrant neural network software market along with growing uptake in the health care market, according to a new market forecast.

The estimated 26 percent annual growth rate for neural network software through 2021 is also being spurred by emerging real-time AI applications in diverse market segments such as public safety. Read more…

GDPR: Say Goodbye to Big Data’s Wild West

It’s getting time to call those cowboys home. The days of “anything goes” in big data will come to close next May, when the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect. Read more…