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The Object (Store) of Your Desire

Oct 28, 2020 |

As the data explosion continues to reverberate across the land, organizations are turning to object storage systems to keep it tidy and organized. Public clouds run the biggest and most popular object stores, but there are plenty of other options available for folks who want to store their own data on-prem and avoid the cost and lock-in associated with public clouds. Read more…

It’s Time to Implement Fair and Ethical AI

Oct 19, 2020 |

Companies have gotten the message that artificial intelligence should be implemented in a manner that is fair and ethical. In fact, a recent study from Deloitte indicates that a majority of companies have actually slowed down their AI implementations to make sure these requirements are met. Read more…

Systemic Data Errors Still Plague Presidential Polling

Oct 7, 2020 |

Four years ago, national polling firms almost universally failed to detect the true level of support for Donald Trump in his quest for the White House. This year, the same underlying conditions that made Trump’s electoral college victory such a surprise are still in play, according to data experts. Read more…

Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

Sep 29, 2020 |

When most of us hear the term big data, we tend to think of things like social media platforms, seismic data, or weather modeling. An essential use of big data, however, is to analyze data from complex systems to make them more efficient. Read more…

ICIJ Turns to Big Data Tech to Unravel FinCEN Files

Sep 25, 2020 |

Unraveling financial crimes like money laundering is a notoriously difficult task, especially when criminals purposely cover their tracks. It gets a little easier when you have advanced tools, such as text analytics, machine learning, and a graph database, which is what the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) used with its latest investigation, dubbed the FinCEN Files. Read more…

News In Brief

Data Visualization Delivers a Full Moon

Oct 27, 2020 |

Data visualization and the organization of information in multiple formats from pixels to text has been used to develop a compelling website that presents in extraordinary detail the first human exploration of our moon. Read more…

Domo Launches Election Tracker Comparing 2016, 2020 Polling Data

Oct 22, 2020 |

Earlier this year, business intelligence firm Domo nimbly responded to current events by launching the Domo Coronavirus Tracker, which continues to offer near-real time analytics on COVID-19 cases and deaths across the country and the world. Read more…

New Report Highlights the Importance of Data Diversity

Oct 12, 2020 |

The vast majority of the world’s data was created in just the last couple years, creating an unimaginably wide ocean from which analysts seek to draw conclusions. There’s a problem, though: Read more…

Patchwork of Data Privacy Laws Sows Confusion

Oct 9, 2020 |

The European Union’s GDPR. California’s CCPA. Brazil’s LGPD. Canada’s PIPEDA. Japan’s APPI. Every country and state seems to have its own law governing how personal data can and cannot be used, and companies are struggling to navigate the differences and adhere to their requirements. Read more…

Qlik Launches Presidential Debate Analytics Tool

Oct 8, 2020 |

Even if you’ve been watching the presidential debates, you may have come away asking yourself: what were they even saying? In the cacophony of controversies, interruptions, and shouting, it can be difficult to discern what candidates are emphasizing with their words. Read more…

This Just In

Geospark Analytics Selected by U.S. Department of State to Provide Global Situational Awareness

Oct 13, 2020 |

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 13, 2020 — Geospark Analytics, a world class leader in developing applied artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for global threat and risk assessment, was just awarded a contract by the United States Department of State for use of the company’s Hyperion platform to enable fulsome situational awareness and AI-driven forecasting of risks across the globe. Read more…

IQVIA Joins FDA to Advance COVID-19 Understanding at Community Level

Oct 12, 2020 |

DANBURY, Conn. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 12, 2020 — IQVIA (NYSE: IQV), in scientific partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will provide agile analytics from IQVIA’s COVID Active Research Experience (CARE) Project registry to support better understanding of how people in the community are affected by exposure to the coronavirus. Read more…

Data Science Professor Receives $1.25 Million Grant from Department of Defense

Oct 9, 2020 |

Oct. 8, 2020 — A $1.25 million grant from the Department of Defense will enable data science researcher Justin Zhan to develop novel algorithms to enhance the speed and efficiency of computational software that uses large amounts of streaming data. Read more…

U.S. Army Research Lab Selects Palantir Technologies Inc. for $91M Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Development

Oct 2, 2020 |

DENVER, Colo. Oct 2, 2020 –Palantir Technologies Inc. (Palantir) announced today that it obtained a $91.2 million two-year contract from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for research and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. Read more…

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Selects Cambridge Semantics for Data and Analytics Platform

Sep 22, 2020 |

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 22, 2020 — Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of modern, graph-driven data integration for the enterprise data fabric, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected Cambridge Semantics as the analytics and integration layer for the FDA’s Intelligent Data Lake. Read more…

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