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Ethical Data Science Is Good Data Science

Jun 22, 2018 |

There’s no doubt about it: The future will be machine driven, and central to this future are the advanced algorithms, which are fueled by the data they’re trained on. Every ad you see, every car driving itself, every medical diagnosis provided by a machine will be based on your data – Read more…

Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

Jun 21, 2018 |

When Helen Arnold agreed to move 6,000 miles from Germany to Mountain View to head up SAP Data Network, the longtime SAP executive faced some big challenges. Not only was she bootstrapping a data analytics software firm to help Fortune 1000 clients digitally transform themselves – a sizable hurdle in its own right — Read more…

Power Laws and the Never-Ending Big Data Boom

Jun 20, 2018 |

We’re about a decade into the big data boom, which may seem like a lifetime for those who have worked through it. But in many ways, we’re just getting started with what big data and AI technology is capable of giving us, Forrester principal analyst Brian Hopkins said at Hortonworks DataWorks Summit yesterday. Read more…

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Jun 19, 2018 |

Organizations are best served security-wise if they favor and adopt open source technology — especially enterprise open source — over proprietary alternatives, according to Hortonworks. However, not everybody agrees that open source software intrinsically is more secure. Read more…

Why Relying on Data Hygienists Is Not a Realistic Way to Ensure Bias-Free AI

Jun 19, 2018 |

There has been a lot of buzz lately around the new career paths that will crop up as artificial intelligence (AI) systems become more commonplace. In fact, Gartner predicts that, though AI will automate the jobs of 1.8 million people by 2020, AI will create 2.3 million jobs by that same year—a net increase of 500,000 jobs. Read more…

Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

Jun 18, 2018 |

Organizations these days demand to run their big data workloads wherever and whenever they want – in their own private data centers, in public clouds, on the edge, and every which way in between. Read more…

Streaming SQL for Real-Time Analytics

Jun 15, 2018 |

Streaming analytics is moving into the mainstream as more enterprises capitalize on the technology to gain greater efficiency, competitiveness, and profitability. In fact, the streaming analytics market will grow to $13.7 billion by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate of 34.8%, according to Markets and Markets. Read more…

Can Blockchain Help ML and AI?

Jun 13, 2018 |

It can be difficult not to get caught up in the hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, such as the notoriously volatile Bitcoin. “They will completely revolutionize the world!” (or so we’re told). Read more…

Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

Jun 12, 2018 |

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today’s cyber threats have grown so sophisticated that security professionals must develop data science and data engineering skills if they’re going to protect our digital byways. Read more…

Want to Win at AI? Aim High, But Start Small

Jun 11, 2018 |

Brand leaders are starting to recognize that they are no longer competing on the basis of products or services alone. Increasingly, their prime battleground is consumer experience. In a recent survey, more than half of consumers said they would likely switch brands if a company didn’t personalize its messages to them. Read more…

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