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Datanami Unveils 2019 People to Watch

Feb 13, 2019 |

As we look forward into 2019, a select group of leaders in Big Data have stepped ahead of the rest. In this fourth annual People to Watch feature, we’re offering our readers a look at some of the best and brightest minds in Big Data whose hard work, dedication, and contributions reach far beyond analytics, and are shaping the direction that technology is taking us as a people. Read more…

The ‘Big Bang’ of Data Science and ML Tools

Feb 8, 2019 |

The tools used for data science are rapidly changing at the moment, according to Gartner, which said we’re in the midst of a “big bang” in its latest report on data science and machine learning platforms. Read more…

Let the Data Not the App Drive Your Multi-Cloud Strategy

Feb 7, 2019 |

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics aren’t just technological trends. Data-driven innovation and decision-making is the future for business. There’s no longer any question.

Yet the volume and variety of data is overwhelming. Read more…

Keeping the Big Picture In Sight at H2O World

Feb 6, 2019 |

SriSatish Ambati, the CEO of H2O.ai, had just taken the stage at H2O World in San Francisco yesterday morning. His keynote had barely begun, but Ambati clearly had something to get off his chest. Read more…

Filling Cybersecurity Blind Spots with Unsupervised Learning

Feb 5, 2019 |

What you don’t know can hurt you. And when you’re processing millions of transactions per day, what you don’t know probably is hurting you. That’s why using unsupervised machine learning techniques to create a fuller picture of real cybersecurity risks in the big data era is a big priority — Read more…

News In Brief

Gartner: Augmented Analytics Ready for Prime Time

Feb 15, 2019 |

Augmented analytics, an approach that uses machine learning, natural language processing and other automation tools, is poised to dominate the data analysis and business intelligence markets by 2020, according to a closely watched forecast that ranks relative newcomer Microsoft far and away the leader in this maturing category. Read more…

Frameworks Seek to Control AI

Feb 14, 2019 |

AI governance frameworks are emerging as guard rails for controlling algorithms that are playing a growing role in human decision-making. Among the goals is managing the consequences of those decisions. Read more…

H2O Users Share Data Science Stories

Feb 13, 2019 |

When it comes to analytics tools, data scientists have a plethora of options available to them. Features that may appeal to one data scientist don’t necessarily work for another. When it comes to offerings from H2O.ai, users expressed different reasons for their choices. Read more…

Power Couple: IBM Joins PowerAI Hardware with Watson; Launches Multi-Hybrid AI Services

Feb 12, 2019 |

As IBM kicked off its annual Thinkconference, a high-production extravaganza this week in San Francisco, the company this morning made a series of AI-related announcements, including the merging of its PowerAI integrated CPU-GPU server line with its cognitive computing flagship IBM Watson, to create what it calls the Watson Machine Learning Accelerator (WML Accelerator), which Big Blue claims accelerates machine learning training 46X. Read more…

Embedded Analytics Sector Consolidates

Feb 12, 2019 |

Embedded analytics specialist Logi Analytics Inc. is acquiring Jinfonet Software, developer of a Java-based architecture used to embed interactive dashboards and reports into web and other enterprise applications.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more…

This Just In

Landis Acquires Real Estate Startup GoldenKey

Sep 17, 2018 |

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 — Landis, a platform using data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, announces its acquisition of GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle the real estate industry. Read more…

Adyen Selects Looker to Help Transform Its Business

Sep 12, 2018 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 — Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced that Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has implemented Looker to transform its culture around data and support its rapid growth. Read more…

Zoomdata Partners with South America’s Biggest Payment Processing Company

Sep 11, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif. and NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2018 — Zoomdata announces a significant new deployment in South America with Cielo S.A., the largest Brazilian credit and debit card operator and the biggest payment system company in the continent by revenue and market value.  Read more…

Baidu Cloud Collaborates with Intel AI to Advance Financial Services, Shipping and Video Processing

Sep 4, 2018 |

Sept. 4, 2018 — At the Baidu 2018 ABC Summit in Shanghai, Baidu and Intel outlined new artificial intelligence (AI) collaborations showcasing applications ranging from financial services and shipping to video content detection. Read more…

IceKredit Using TigerGraph to Power Its Credit Evaluation Application

Aug 29, 2018 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2018 — TigerGraph, a graph analytics platform for the enterprise, today announced that IceKredit, an international FinTech company, is transforming the global credit market with TigerGraph. Read more…

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