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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…

Observable Seeks Democratization of Data Visualization

Dec 16, 2020 |

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then how much is a rich, interactive data visualization worth? If you’re Observable, the San Francisco startup founded by the creator of D3.js and a VP of engineering at Google, then the number starts at 10.5 million. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Dashboards, Therapeutics, Data Lakes & More

Apr 9, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

Voice: The New Interface for Analytics

Jan 16, 2018 |

We’ve grown accustomed to interacting with computers through a visual interface. But thanks to big gains in the accuracy of speech recognition, that’s changing, and among the applications being targeted for voice-enablement are business intelligence and analytics. Read more…

Big Data Analytics Flashes a ‘Red Alert’ on Human Trafficking in India

Aug 24, 2017 |

The statistics are terrifying: Every three minutes, a young Indian girl is abducted into sex slavery — often with the consent of her parents, as horrible as that sounds. Now, with the help of Australian analytics firm Quantium, a project called Operation Red Alert is using big data analytics to fight traffickers and inform Indian villagers of the scourge threatening their girls. Read more…

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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…

MIT Analytics Reveal How Anti-Maskers Leverage Data Visualization

Mar 16, 2021 |

You’ve probably seen them: the Facebook posts from a relative or a friend of a friend claiming that if you look at the numbers, the pandemic isn’t a big deal, masks don’t work – that kind of thing. 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…

AWS Launches Managed Services for Grafana, Prometheus

Dec 15, 2020 |

Grafana Labs, developer of a popular open source tool for visualizing logs and metrics, joins a growing list of Amazon Web Services partners, allowing AWS customer to run Grafana’s dashboards natively as a managed service. Read more…

AI-Based Drone Floated to Enforce Social Distancing

Dec 3, 2020 |

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then an AI-powered surveillance drone may find applications as pandemic fatigue erodes compliance with social distancing advisories in congested urban areas.

At least that’s the pitch from AI and analytics vendor Fractal Analytics, which has partnered with Indian drone technology manufacturer ideaForge to develop a flying video analytics platform. Read more…

This Just In

Tencent Cloud Makes Metrics and Data Monitoring More Efficient Through Integration with Easy-to-Use Grafana

Apr 19, 2021 |

HONG KONG, April 19, 2021 — Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced that it has joined forces with Grafana Labs, the company behind an open and composable observability platform built around the Grafana open source technology for dashboards and visualization, to provide cloud users all over the globe with the Tencent Cloud Monitor Grafana App, a plugin application which is an efficient and easy-to-use platform to quickly monitor and integrate metrics and data. Read more…

Novel Use of 3D Geoinformation to Identify Urban Farming Sites

Apr 19, 2021 |

April 19, 2021 — Urban farming has picked up in scale and sophistication globally in recent years. Several innovative urban farming approaches have been introduced in Singapore, such as rooftop farming, optimisation of land use, the introduction of more greenery into the built environment, and the 30 by 30 vision set by the Singapore Food Agency to target the production of 30 per cent of Singapore’s nutritional needs by 2030. 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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Indicative Unveils ‘Journeys’ to Give Product Teams Better Insight into Customer Behavior

Apr 13, 2021 |

NEW YORK, April 13, 2021 — Indicative, product analytics for the data warehouse, is today announcing the release of Journeys, a new tool for mapping and visualizing the customer journey that empowers product managers to discover the paths that users most frequently take through websites and applications. Read more…

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