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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…

Johns Hopkins Launches COVID-19 Mortality Calculator, Aims to Inform Vaccine Prioritization

Dec 18, 2020 |

The first COVID-19 vaccine doses are going out in the United States, predominantly to frontline healthcare workers. Unfortunately, the vaccines are currently extremely limited, meaning that state governments are having to make difficult decisions about the order of vaccination priority. Read more…

H2O Wave: A New UI for AI

Dec 15, 2020 |

AI and machine learning by themselves do not move the needle. The technologies must be applied somehow to have the desired impact. With that in mind, H2O.ai today unveiled an open-source Python development framework called H2O Wave for creating new user interfaces (UIs) for AI applications and connecting the dots between data science insight and real world impact. Read more…

How Data Can Help Optimize COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Dec 3, 2020 |

We are just weeks away from the first COVID-19 vaccinations being administered to individuals, a remarkable feat of biochemistry and drug development. But with only 40 million doses expected to be available in the United States, the vaccine will be in short supply for several months. Read more…

News In Brief

Qlik Continues Buying Spree with Blendr.io Deal

Oct 22, 2020 |

Qlik Technologies, the private equity-owned business intelligence software and visual analytics vendor, continued its acquisition spree with a deal for Blendr.io, a Belgian-based embedded platform services vendor.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more…

Tibco Buys Data Pioneer Information Builders

Oct 22, 2020 |

Roughly a year-and-a-half after Information Builder Inc. founder Gerald Cohen stepped down as CEO, the privately-held business intelligence vendor has been acquired by Tibco Software Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Read more…

Goldman Releases Fintech Data Modeling Tool

Oct 19, 2020 |

Goldman Sachs is launching an open source data modeling platform based on its flagship data management and governance platform.

The investment banking giant (NYSE: GS) said the open-source version of the platform dubbed Legend includes source code for five modules within its internally developed version. Read more…

DoD Intel Agency Upgrades Databases

Oct 1, 2020 |

U.S. intelligence agencies are lining up to upgrade antiquated IT infrastructure and bulging databases after decades of largely failed attempts by the military services to deploy “all-source analysis” platforms.

The CIA and other spy agencies have moved aggressively in recent years to migrate troves of data to the cloud where an array of tools can be used by intelligence analysts to connect the dots. Read more…

TigerGraph Offers Free Graph Database for On-Prem Analysis

Sep 30, 2020 |

TigerGraph today rolled out a new deal that allows customers to store up to 50 GB of data in a distributed graph database running on-premise, matching what it already offered in the cloud. Read more…

This Just In

Veritone and Alteryx Partner to Power the Alteryx Analytic Process Automation Platform with New AI Capabilities

Jan 11, 2021 |

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2021 — Veritone, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE, according to the company, today announced a strategic relationship with Alteryx, Inc. Read more…

Intel lntroduces RealSense ID Facial Authentication

Jan 7, 2021 |

Jan. 7, 2021 — What’s New: Intel has introduced Intel RealSense ID, an on-device solution that combines an active depth sensor with a specialized neural network designed to deliver secure, accurate and user-aware facial authentication. Read more…

IARPA Launches Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique Program

Jan 6, 2021 |

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 6, 2021 — The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announced today a multi-year research effort called the Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique (SMART) program. Read more…

UK Exam Debacle, US Pollsters’ Inaccuracy Show Algorithms Bereft of Knowledge

Jan 4, 2021 |

Jan. 4, 2021 — In a blog post today for Avast Software, writer Byron Acohido discussed recent applications of machine learning that fell far short. Used by the UK’s education system and for US election prediction, these flawed algorithms exposed deep systemic biases, as well as the need to instill core societal values into machine learning, according to the author. Read more…

Using AI to Fight Substance Abuse in Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Dec 22, 2020 |

Dec. 22, 2020 — First, Anamika Barman-Adhikari looked at the problem: Youth experiencing homelessness were struggling with substance use more frequently and more severely than their adult counterparts. Read more…

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