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How AI, IoT, and Other Technologies Will Need to Coalesce into Comprehensive Counterdrone Defenses

Nov 6, 2018 |

Drones are the foundation of some of the most devastating weapon systems in many countries’ arsenals. They are also a growing focus of smart cities everywhere. Read more…

Mining New Opportunities in Text Analytics

Oct 9, 2018 |

Words. They’re piling up at an enormous rate, but what do they all mean? According to text analytics experts, in the rush to utilize AI, companies are missing the opportunity to use well-established techniques to harness the meanings, trends, and human emotions embodied in all those words, and in the process become a contextually driven enterprise. Read more…

Deep Learning Is Great, But Use Cases Remain Narrow

Oct 3, 2018 |

Deep learning is all the rage these days, and is driving a surge in interest around artificial intelligence. However, despite the advantages that deep neural networks can bring for certain applications, the actual use cases for deep learning in the real world remain narrow, as traditional machine learning methods continue to lead the way. Read more…

From Big Guns to Big Data: US Navy Looks to Tech for Advantages

Sep 21, 2018 |

For decades, the US Navy’s measure of success was its capability to hit a moving target at sea better than the other guy. But today, the $142-billion organization considers its ability to innovate with big data and AI as key aspects of its mission, and those capabilities will be the central theme of its HACKtheMACHINE event this weekend in Seattle, Washington. Read more…

Improving Your Odds with Data Science Hiring

Sep 17, 2018 |

If you’re in the market to hire a data scientist, good luck. Demand continues to outpace supply thanks to the unique abilities of data scientists and businesses’ desire to be data-driven. Read more…

News In Brief

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Oct 9, 2018 |

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver “answers” to customers, not more analytics. Read more…

From NSA Whistleblowers to Analytics Entrepreneurs

Oct 8, 2018 |

A pair of NSA analysts who blew the whistle on the spy agency’s misuse of their security and privacy controls have come out of retirement to form a startup providing data analytics services based on a proprietary “decision intelligence” framework. Read more…

Filling Policy Void, U.S. AI Report Outlines Stakes

Oct 2, 2018 |

Who’s ahead in the race to win the global AI race is the subject of intense debate, much of it centered on China’s all-out effort to dominate AI development and whether the U.S. Read more…

Datanami Reveals Winners of 2018 Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Sep 14, 2018 |

Datanami this week unveiled the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards, which honors the companies, products, and projects that rose to the top in the big data community this year. Read more…

So Far, GDPR Compliance is Uneven

Sep 13, 2018 |

Compliance with new European data privacy regulations was spotty in the first three months after the rules took effect at the end of May, with an estimated 70 percent of global companies failing to comply with requests for personal data within the required one-month time period. Read more…

This Just In

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…

Report: U.S. Should Track All Companies with One Unique Identifier

Sep 13, 2017 |

WASHINGTONSept. 13, 2017 — Today, the Data Foundation and LexisNexis Risk Solutions released a new report, Who is Who and What is What? Read more…

Cornell Tech Partners with CMU, International Computer Science Institute on Accountable Decision Systems

Aug 22, 2017 |

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2017 — Cornell Tech professor of information science Helen Nissenbaum and associate professor of computer science Thomas Ristenpart are collaborating on a new $3 million National Science Foundation project on accountable decision systems that respect privacy and fairness expectations. Read more…

Carl Data Provides Solutions for Aging North American and European Infrastructure

Aug 10, 2017 |

VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug. 10, 2017 — Carl Data Solutions Inc., a developer of Big-Data-as-a-Service (“BDaaS”)-based solutions for data integration, business intelligence, and Industrial Internet-of-Things (“IIoT”) applications, continues to develop easily implemented solutions for water and waste water infrastructure monitoring and management. Read more…

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