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Give Your ECommerce Operation a Data Science Boost

Mar 3, 2021 |

Many retail stores remain closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, forcing countless outlets to move their operation online, many for the first time. With eCommerce retail becoming an increasingly competitive space, data science is playing a key role in giving retailers a competitive advantage, particularly for those businesses hoping to make a longer-term investment in their online presence. Read more…

Google’s New Switch Transformer Model Achieves 1.6 Trillion Parameters, Efficiency Gains

Feb 8, 2021 |

Last year, OpenAI wowed the world with its eerily human language generator, GPT-3. The autoregressive model stood at a then-staggering 175 billion parameters, ten times higher than its predecessors. Read more…

2021: The Year of the Feature Store

Jan 19, 2021 |

Don’t look now, but feature stores–systems for developing, maintaining, and monitoring the data features used by machine learning algorithms for training and inference–are popping up all around us. Amazon Web Services rolled out a feature store last month, and Splice Machine unveiled its offering today, and more are expected to join the race. Read more…

Building Monster Mash-Ups: How Data as a Service Can Crystallize Analytics

Jan 15, 2021 |

The chances are that if you’re reading this you have heard the phrase “Data is the new oil,” coined by Clive Humby, the British mathematician and architect of early supermarket loyalty rewards schemes. Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

Jan 4, 2021 |

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will continue in 2021. Read more…

News In Brief

Big Data Via Connected Cars Hits the Open Road

Apr 8, 2021 |

Data engineers at Purdue University are using a wealth of connected vehicle data to help improve highway safety and efficiency while laying the groundwork for the ultimate edge device, the autonomous vehicle. Read more…

Restoring Supply Chains, Reducing Waste Via Explainable AI

Mar 30, 2021 |

The problem is wasteful supply chains clogged with excess inventory and defective parts. The goal is creating “perfect flow” for manufacturers and retailers to reduce waste running into the hundreds-of-billions dollars annually. Read more…

CDOs Must Shift to Offense, Survey Finds

Mar 23, 2021 |

The financial services sector faces among the toughest data compliance and risk management challenges, some of which are being addressed by AI-based analytical cloud services. But a vendor-sponsored survey of chief data officers (CDOs) finds that a majority of those data management tasks remain manual processes. Read more…

Esri Boosts ‘Velocity” of ArcGIS for IoT

Feb 3, 2021 |

Esri, the location intelligence and geospatial analytics specialist, is accelerating its Internet of Things analytics platform as more industries integrate geospatial sensor data and real-time analytics into their operations.

Formerly ArcGIS for IoT, ArcGIS Velocity is promoted as a cloud-native platform for ingesting, processing, visualizing and analyzing real-time geospatial data. Read more…

Neo4j Goes Enterprise-Grade with Graph DB for Cloud

Jan 27, 2021 |

Neo4j today unveiled Aura Enterprise, a new cloud-hosted version of its graph database that’s aimed at organizations with the biggest, most demanding graph requirements. Among the customers already running the new offering are Dun & Read more…

This Just In

Carleton University and IBM Partner in AI, ML and Data Science for a Future-Ready Workforce

Apr 15, 2021 |

OTTAWA, April 15, 2021 — Carleton University and IBM Canada today announce a five-year multimillion-dollar collaboration agreement to enhance Carleton’s Institute for Data Science and equip students for essential jobs in emerging digital careers such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data science. Read more…

Metis Launches Online Data Science Immersive Courses to Help Professionals Upskill

Apr 14, 2021 |

NEW YORK, April 14, 2021 — Metis, a leading provider of data science and analytics skills training for individuals and businesses, is launching a new Online Flex format of its bootcamps and short immersive courses. Read more…

KDD 2021 Data Science Conference Will Convene Aug. 14-18

Apr 14, 2021 |

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2021 — The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) today announced KDD 2021, the group’s flagship conference, will take place virtually Aug. Read more…

QlikWorld Online 2021 Virtual Global Conference Will Be Held May 10-12

Apr 14, 2021 |

PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2021 — Qlik has recently announced its expanded agenda for QlikWorld Online, its free virtual customer, partner and prospect event being held May 10-12.

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Kirk Borne to Deliver Keynote at Inaugural DataYap Conference, April 17

Apr 13, 2021 |

April 13, 2021 — The inaugural DataYap Conference will be held virtually on April 17, 2021 from 9:30am – 6:30pm CDT. At this conference interested attendees will receive a detailed view of some of the hottest issues in the data and technology space.

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