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Inside TIBCO’s ‘Connected Intelligence’ Strategy

Nov 1, 2017 |

Not content to ride a comfortable stream of maintenance revenue into the sunset, TIBCO is on the move again as it builds out its “connected intelligence” strategy to be a one-stop shop for the evolving data integration, management, and analytics needs of Global 2000 firms. Read more…

5 Reasons Data Science Initiatives Fail

Oct 31, 2017 |

Data science is one of the fastest growing areas of business. Jobs related to data are continuously ranked among the most in demand, with IBM estimating the need for data scientists to rise 28% by 2020. Read more…

Dealing with Deep Learning’s Big Black Box Problem

Oct 27, 2017 |

Deep learning currently carries the torch for artificial intelligence, providing us with a glimpse of how powerfully intelligent machines may do our bidding in the future. But there’s a big problem with deep learning: Read more…

GDPR: Avoiding the High Costs of Non-Compliance

Oct 26, 2017 |

In today’s global, digital economy, companies are collecting more data than ever on their customers, and that data is becoming more diverse and complex, from different sources and in different formats. Read more…

Keeping Your Models on the Straight and Narrow

Oct 24, 2017 |

Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns aren’t adequately addressed. Read more…

News In Brief

Standards Effort Seeks to Redefine ‘Data Scientist’

Nov 8, 2017 |

Da-ta Sci-en-tist, noun, a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.” Read more…

Inference Emerges As Next AI Challenge

Nov 2, 2017 |

As developers flock to artificial intelligence frameworks in response to the explosion of intelligence machines, training deep learning models has emerged as a priority along with synching them to a growing list of neural and other network designs. Read more…

Nvidia Eyes Gov’t Market with Deep Learning Expansion

Nov 1, 2017 |

Nvidia said it is expanding its deep learning partnerships this week with government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton to help train U.S. military personnel along with AI pioneer Andrew Ng to train developers working in fields such as natural language processing and video analytics. Read more…

NSF Doubles Down on Data Science

Oct 30, 2017 |

The National Science Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California at Berkeley, the first to deepen the theoretical foundations of data science, the second addressing the big data skills gap. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

This Just In

Orchard Platform, Experian Collaborate to Help Investors Navigate Big Data

Jul 6, 2017 |

COSTA MESA, Calif. and NEW YORKJuly 6, 2017 — Experian and Orchard Platform, the leading provider of data, technology and software to the online lending industry, have joined together to announce a strategic collaboration that will give institutional investors access to Experian’s depersonalized consumer credit data. Read more…

Fourth Annual MongoDB Innovation Award Winners Announced

Jun 1, 2017 |

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, June 1, 2017 — MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, today announced the 13 winners of the fourth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards. Read more…

IBM to Train Accounting and Finance Professionals in AI and Data Science

May 18, 2017 |

ARMONK, N.Y., May 18, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) today announced a partnership to modernize the accounting profession and prepare accounting and finance professionals for future skills in artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data and cognitive computing. Read more…

Information Builders Gives Credit Unions and Community Banks an Analytics Advantage

May 8, 2017 |

NEW YORK, May 8, 2017 — Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, data integrity, and integration solutions, today announced that it is helping credit unions and community banks position themselves more competitively against their national and global counterparts through analytics, visualization, and powerful data-driven insights. Read more…

Kx Powers Large-Scale In-Memory Research at Squarepoint Capital

Apr 26, 2017 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 26, 2017 — Kx Systems, a subsidiary of First Derivatives (FD) plc, announces that Squarepoint Capital, a global systematic investment manager, has significantly expanded its use of Kx technology for investment research. Read more…