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It Takes a (Data Science) Village: How GRMDS Fosters an Open Ecosystem

Jan 14, 2020 |

Openness is one of the hallmarks of modern data science – openness of data, of code, and of methods. By sharing our successes and failures with others, we raise our collective intelligence level beyond what we could each achieve individually. Read more…

Exploiting Loopholes in CCPA

Jan 9, 2020 |

Instead of complying with the requirements of the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), some large digital firms are looking to exploit loopholes that will enable them to continue monetizing consumer data just as they did before. Read more…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. Read more…

CCPA Goes Into Effect. Here’s What to Expect

Jan 2, 2020 |

The new year dawned Wednesday morning with new data rights bestowed upon nearly 40 million residents of California. The exact rules are still being written for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), but the broad outlines of the new law are already in place. Read more…

20 AI Predictions for 2020

Dec 30, 2019 |

It doesn’t take a soothsayer to know that artificial intelligence will have a bomber 2020. But getting the details right is important, which is why we turned to industry experts to give us their predictions on exactly how AI will evolve next year. Read more…

News In Brief

DoD Looks to Scale Predictive Maintenance

Jan 21, 2020 |

In its efforts to make greater use of commercial technologies, a Pentagon innovation office formed to streamline government contracting has expanded an predictive maintenance effort designed to keep front-line aircraft ready for duty. Read more…

Security Partnership Combines ML with Net Flow Data

Jan 9, 2020 |

A framework known as network flow is emerging as a cyber-security tool based on the enterprise requirement for broader “network awareness” derived from network flow data.

A recent effort with roots in university research from the 1980s called the Open Argus Project is applying machine learning techniques to network flow data to spot threats in enterprise network traffic, including growing amounts of encrypted traffic. Read more…

GoodData Offers Free Embedded Analytics

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re in the market for an embedded analytics solution, you might want to check out the new “freemium” offering unveiled by GoodData today.

GoodData is one of the leaders in embedded analytics, with over 100,000 organizations using its software and more than 1.6 million individual users around the world. Read more…

DARPA Floats an ‘Ocean of Things’

Jan 7, 2020 |

The Pentagon’s top research agency is pushing the notion of a data lake to new depths with an oceanic network of floating sensors that would provide the raw data for analytics, including everything from sea state and weather to maritime traffic. Read more…

BigID Looks to Cement Position in Data Discovery

Jan 6, 2020 |

BigID today announced another $50 million round of financing, bringing its two-year funding total to an impressive $144 million. With that capital in hand and new data privacy regulations like CCPA in play, BigID is prepared to serve the growing need for companies to de-risk their data. Read more…

This Just In

FairCom Joins INCITS Committee That Defines GQL, SQL Standards

Jan 21, 2020 |

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 21, 2020 — FairCom Corporation, one of the most trusted names in the database industry, announced today that it has accepted an invitation to join the INCITS technical committee that develops standards for SQL (structured query language) and GQL (graph query language). Read more…

Digital Technology Supercluster Announces 14 Projects Valued at $25M in Investments

Jan 21, 2020 |

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 21, 2020 – The Digital Technology Supercluster announced the launch of 14 new projects representing a total investment of $25 million today including the $4.65 million Fresh Water Data Commons (FWDC) project, led by Carl Data Solutions and its wholly owned subsidiaries Astra Smart Systems Inc. Read more…

Oncology Analytics Announces Partnership Agreement with Humana Puerto Rico

Jan 21, 2020 |

ATLANTAJan. 21, 2020 — Humana Health Plans of Puerto Rico has selected Oncology Analytics to implement a patient-first approach to utilization management for oncology. Read more…

Qlik Rebrands Attunity Solutions as Part of Qlik’s Data Integration Platform

Jan 21, 2020 |

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 21, 2020 – Qlik today announced the formal rebranding of the Attunity brand and data integration products into the Qlik brand. This brand change applies to every product Qlik acquired from Attunity in 2019, which are now integrated into Qlik’s overall data integration platform strategy. Read more…

Germany Joins 1+Million Genome Initiative

Jan 17, 2020 |

Jan. 17, 2020 — On 16 January, Germany signed the Declaration “Towards access to at least 1 million sequenced genomes in the EU by 2022”. The Declaration, launched in 2018, established a collaboration mechanism on human genome data aiming to improve disease prevention, allow for more personalized treatments and provide a sufficient scale for new clinically impactful research. Read more…

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