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Data Regulation D-Day Arrives: Final Thoughts on GDPR

May 24, 2018 |

Finally, after years of waiting, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect tomorrow, dramatically changing the rules for what you can and can’t do with the personal data of European citizens. Read more…

Analytics Power Discoveries in ICIJ’s West Africa Leaks

May 23, 2018 |

Graph analytic technologies and techniques played a major role in West Africa Leaks, the latest International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) project to unearth illegal or unethical activities or investments that powerful individuals have hidden using offshore law firms and tax havens. Read more…

Ensuring Iron-Clad Algorithmic Accountability in the GDPR Era

May 7, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence’s “black boxes” are about to be blown wide open, whether or not the data science world is ready for it.

That’s because AI’s algorithmic models are in the bullseye of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25. Read more…

Four Ways To Derive Value From Your GDPR Investments

Apr 27, 2018 |

As organizations worldwide are scrambling to comply with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the sheer amount of time and money being in spent in preparation for the looming changes is alarming. Read more…

Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Apr 24, 2018 |

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren’t far behind. Read more…

News In Brief

Intel Adopts ‘Holistic’ Approach to AI

May 23, 2018 |

A developers’ conference is generally regarded as an indication the host company is all-in on a particular technology. Intel Corp.’s inaugural AI DevCon highlights its strategy of moving beyond its dominant position in the server and other processor markets to focus on “the AI-driven future of computing.”

The two-day event in San Francisco focused on forging a “holistic” Read more…

‘Lifelong’ Neural Net Aims to Slash Training Time

May 9, 2018 |

Among the consequences of big data is a wealth of relevant minutiae that can be used to train machine learning and other models. That often translates into processing-intensive steps required to train models to perform a specific task. Read more…

DARPA Expands ‘Lifelong’ Machine Learning Effort

May 3, 2018 |

As AI and machine learning systems advance, real-world applications are exposing limitations such as the inability to adapt to situations beyond the narrow tasks those systems were trained to perform. Read more…

Feds Seek Off-the-Shelf Imaging Technologies

May 2, 2018 |

Government agencies are increasingly looking to the commercial sector and particularly innovation hot spots like Silicon Valley for new machine vision and object detection technologies.

The latest example comes from the U.S. Read more…

‘Unlinkable Data Challenge’ Opens with $50k Grand Prize

May 2, 2018 |

Think you have a clever way to unlock big public data for analysis without compromising citizens’ privacy? Then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) would like to hear from you for its “Unlinkable Data Challenge,” Read more…

This Just In

Qlik and the United Nations Expand Joint Analytics Initiatives That Enhance Sustainability

Jun 5, 2018 |

RADNOR, Pa., June 5, 2018 — Qlik, a leader in data analytics, today announced the expansion of its existing strategic partnership with the United Nations to deliver critical and actionable analytics insights to positively effect global sustainability and humanitarian efforts. Read more…

ALCF Data Science Program Seeks Proposals for Data and Learning Projects

Apr 27, 2018 |

April 27, 2018 — The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, is now accepting proposals for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP). Read more…

WSO2 Delivers Platform-Wide Support for GDPR with New Product Developments

Apr 5, 2018 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 5, 2018 — Time is running out to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into effect May 2018. Mandated by the European Parliament and European Union (EU) Council, the regulation is aimed at harmonizing data privacy laws across Europe to protect all data belonging to citizens and residents. Read more…

United Nations Establishes Tableau as Visual Analytics Standard, Streamlines Global Adoption of Platform

Mar 30, 2018 |

NEW YORK and SEATTLE, March 30, 2018 — The United Nations and Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA)  are proud to announce an unprecedented agreement that provides access to Tableau’s world class visual analytics to professionals working in 193 Member States across the United Nations system. Read more…

FUJIFILM Receives Favorable Final Determination in U.S. ITC Case Against Sony

Mar 9, 2018 |

March 9, 2018 — FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) announced today that the company received a favorable Final Determination in its United States International Trade Commission (ITC) case against Sony Corporation.  Read more…

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