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Inside Teradata’s Audacious Plan to Consolidate Analytics

Inside Teradata’s Audacious Plan to Consolidate Analytics

Teradata, which told us last week to “stop buying analytics,” used its annual user conference this week to elaborate on that curious statement and explain its radical plan to dramatically simplify its customers’ Read more…

Do Amazon’s Biased Algorithms Spell the End of AI in Hiring?

Do Amazon’s Biased Algorithms Spell the End of AI in Hiring?

Amazon recently cancelled an AI-driven recruiting program after it was discovered that it led to bias in hiring recommendations. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: October 2018 Edition

Big Data Career Notes: October 2018 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Read more…

Is it Time to Drain the Data Lake?

Is it Time to Drain the Data Lake?

The term “Big Data” has been a major point of enterprise technology conversation for decades, and with the rise of the data lake, it’s back in the spotlight. Read more…

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More Tools Emerge for AI Deployment

As data scientists confront operational challenges that are slowing the transition of machine learning models to production, more vendors are stepping up with possible solutions for breaking up the logjam.

The latest is data science platform vendor Domino Data Lab, which rolled out the latest release of its flagship LaunchPad module this week. Read more…

Analysts Get A Guiding Hand

It can be tough knowing what you can and cannot do in analytics. While it may be possible to build a query that considers a person’s race during a credit check, it is also illegal (not to mention unethical). Read more…

ML Deployments Slowed by IT, Resource Issues

The bigger the company, the more likely its success in deploying machine learning models, according to a new survey that also found customer loyalty programs and cost-saving initiatives are the most popular enterprise use cases. Read more…

Anodot Gains Patents for Anomaly Detection

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, announced a pair of U.S. patent awards this week covering its autonomous analytics framework.

The analytics vendor said Thursday (Oct. Read more…

Looker Spies Next Step In Data-Based Evolution

Every company evolves, and some evolve faster than others, which appears to be the case with Looker. At its JOIN 2018 conference here in San Francisco, Looker’s next step seems tantalizingly close, just around the corner. Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

Google Cloud is extending the reach of its BigQuery data warehouse deeper into Europe, enabling users to store data and perform analytics in the countries where they operate.

Regional availability of data storage and analytics was introduced in London this week with a phased rollout across Europe scheduled for later in the year, Google announced during a company event in the British capital on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

Kubernetes Is a Prime Catalyst in AI and Big Data’s Evolution

Kubernetes is becoming synonymous with cloud-native computing. As an open-source platform, it enables development, deployment, orchestration and management of containerized microservices across multicloud ecosystems.

Kubernetes is the key to cloud-native microservices that are platform agnostic, dynamically managed, loosely coupled, distributed, isolated, efficient, and scalable. Read more…

Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics

GPU leader Nvidia, generally associated with deep learning, autonomous vehicles and other higher-end AI-related workloads (and gaming, of course), is mounting an open source end-to-end GPU acceleration platform and ecosystem directed at machine learning and data analytics, domains heretofore within the CPU realm. Read more…

Microsoft Extends ML Framework

The latest release of Microsoft’s machine learning framework incorporates a new API intended to help .NET developers train models for improved predictions in uses cases like image classification and speech translation.

Microsoft said the 0.6 version of its ML.NET machine learning framework released this week expands the number of data pipelines that can be used to build machine learning models. Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver “answers” to customers, not more analytics.

Analytics, it seems, is no longer the short answer to the hard question of how we should make sense of data. Read more…

Mining New Opportunities in Text Analytics

Words. They’re piling up at an enormous rate, but what do they all mean? According to text analytics experts, in the rush to utilize AI, companies are missing the opportunity to use well-established techniques to harness the meanings, trends, and human emotions embodied in all those words, and in the process become a contextually driven enterprise. Read more…

From NSA Whistleblowers to Analytics Entrepreneurs

A pair of NSA analysts who blew the whistle on the spy agency’s misuse of their security and privacy controls have come out of retirement to form a startup providing data analytics services based on a proprietary “decision intelligence” framework. Read more…

Seizing Business Opportunities at the Speed of Thought

When Sudheesh Nair suddenly left the president’s post at Nutanix to occupy the CEO seat at ThoughtSpot earlier this year, it raised a few eyebrows. After all, Nutanix was one of the hottest firms in the market for hyper-converged systems and software-defined storage. Read more…


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