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Navigating Data Security Within Data Sharing In Today’s Evolving Landscape

Mar 25, 2021 |

While every organization of a certain age is saddled with legacy technology, very few can afford to upgrade to meet modern needs. Instead, successful organizations must build cross-enterprise data strategies that incent data sharing while allowing the organizations to continue to evolve their systems. Read more…

The ‘Rage Design’ Behind Flatfile’s Onboarding Success

Mar 24, 2021 |

David Boskovic was excited to join a company called Envoy back in 2016. He had worked with B2B startups since he was 18, and was looking forward to helping another tech startup scale an idea. Read more…

How Stanford’s COVID Analytics Helped It Navigate the Pandemic

Mar 23, 2021 |

Around this time last year, everyone and their brother was launching a dashboard for COVID analytics. Most of these were quite similar to one another: basic COVID data pulled from a handful of primary sources and parsed into slightly different levels of granularity, visualized locally or globally depending on the audience. Read more…

A ‘Glut’ of Innovation Spotted in Data Science and ML Platforms

Mar 22, 2021 |

These are heady days in data science and machine learning (DSML) according to Gartner, which identified a “glut” of innovation occurring in the market for DSML platforms. From established companies chasing AutoML or model governance to startups focusing on MLops or explainable AI, a plethora of vendors are simultaneously moving in all directions with their products as they seek to differentiate themselves amid a very diverse audience. Read more…

Meet 2021 Datanami Person to Watch Joe Hellerstein

Mar 19, 2021 |

Joe Hellerstein is a busy guy. When he’s not working as the chief strategy officer at Trifacta, he’s teaching computer science courses at U.C. Berkeley or advising grad students at the prestigious RISELab. Read more…

Five Real-World Applications for Sports Analytics

Mar 18, 2021 |

When Moneyball first published nearly two decades ago, it was a chronicle of an industry slow to adopt advanced statistical methods for evaluating player worth. Since then however, and due in no small part to the book itself, sports is now at the forefront of applying advanced analytics to change how the game is understood by front offices, played by athletes, and enjoyed by fans. Read more…

‘Distributed Stewardship’ Seen as Path to Data Democratization

Mar 17, 2021 |

Okera made its mark on the big data map by providing a universal access layer that gives administrators a single place to control what data users can access, no matter what tools or data sources they’re using. Read more…

Synthetic Data: Sometimes Better Than the Real Thing

Mar 16, 2021 |

Having a large stockpile of data is still a prerequisite for advanced analytics and AI. But companies building AI models increasingly are finding that artificially created data can be just as good as the real thing. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: March 2021 Edition

Mar 16, 2021 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

Experts Disagree on the Utility of Large Language Models

Mar 15, 2021 |Large language models like OpenAI’s GPT-3 and Google Brain’s Switch Transformer have caught the eye of AI experts, who have expressed surprise at the rapid pace of improvement. However, not everybody is jumping onto the bandwagon, and others see significant limitations in the new technology, as well as ethical implications. Read more…
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