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Datanami Unveils 2019 People to Watch

Feb 13, 2019 |

As we look forward into 2019, a select group of leaders in Big Data have stepped ahead of the rest. In this fourth annual People to Watch feature, we’re offering our readers a look at some of the best and brightest minds in Big Data whose hard work, dedication, and contributions reach far beyond analytics, and are shaping the direction that technology is taking us as a people. Read more…

The ‘Big Bang’ of Data Science and ML Tools

Feb 8, 2019 |

The tools used for data science are rapidly changing at the moment, according to Gartner, which said we’re in the midst of a “big bang” in its latest report on data science and machine learning platforms. Read more…

What’s Driving Data Science Hiring in 2019

Jan 30, 2019 |

Data science jobs are among the highest paying jobs around the world, thanks to the rapid pace of data creation and budding need to make sense of it all. Whether you’re a card-carrying data scientist or just a developer looking to round out your resume with new data science abilities, you can increase your marketability by knowing what types of skills employers are looking for in 2019. Read more…

What Gartner Sees In Analytic Hubs

Jan 29, 2019 |

In the old days, companies would build their business intelligence strategies from the ground up, typically starting with a traditional data warehouse. But as the volume, trajectory, and types of data have exploded, companies have looked for more agile solutions to drive their analytics strategies. Read more…

In Search of a Common Deep Learning Stack

Jan 24, 2019 |

Web serving had the LAMP stack, and big data had its SMACK stack. But when it comes to deep learning, the technology gods have yet to give us a standard suite of tools and technologies that are universally accepted. Read more…

News In Brief

Gartner: Augmented Analytics Ready for Prime Time

Feb 15, 2019 |

Augmented analytics, an approach that uses machine learning, natural language processing and other automation tools, is poised to dominate the data analysis and business intelligence markets by 2020, according to a closely watched forecast that ranks relative newcomer Microsoft far and away the leader in this maturing category. Read more…

Frameworks Seek to Control AI

Feb 14, 2019 |

AI governance frameworks are emerging as guard rails for controlling algorithms that are playing a growing role in human decision-making. Among the goals is managing the consequences of those decisions. Read more…

H2O Users Share Data Science Stories

Feb 13, 2019 |

When it comes to analytics tools, data scientists have a plethora of options available to them. Features that may appeal to one data scientist don’t necessarily work for another. When it comes to offerings from H2O.ai, users expressed different reasons for their choices. Read more…

Power Couple: IBM Joins PowerAI Hardware with Watson; Launches Multi-Hybrid AI Services

Feb 12, 2019 |

As IBM kicked off its annual Thinkconference, a high-production extravaganza this week in San Francisco, the company this morning made a series of AI-related announcements, including the merging of its PowerAI integrated CPU-GPU server line with its cognitive computing flagship IBM Watson, to create what it calls the Watson Machine Learning Accelerator (WML Accelerator), which Big Blue claims accelerates machine learning training 46X. Read more…

Lentiq Launches EdgeLake With Some Fanfare

Feb 7, 2019 |

Dr. Kirk Borne doesn’t pitch for products very often. He tipped Datanami off to the work Ayasdi was doing some years ago in the field of topological data analysis. Read more…

This Just In

North Carolina Health Information Exchange Partners With SAS Analytics and InterSystems

Feb 12, 2019 |

ORLANDO, Fla.Feb. 12, 2019 — The State of North Carolina has partnered with SAS and InterSystems to modernize the North Carolina Department of Information Technology’s NC HealthConnex, the state’s designated health information exchange.  Read more…

AMA’s Integrated Health Model Initiative Launches First Data Model

Feb 11, 2019 |

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11, 2019 — The Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI), a collaborative effort founded by the American Medical Association (AMA) to lead solutions for improving, organizing and exchanging health data, announced today the development of a new data model to manage an uninterrupted stream of data from innovative devices that remotely monitor blood pressure. Read more…

New AI Solution Reads Biomedical Articles in Under a Second, Sends Findings to Experts

Oct 3, 2018 |

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 3, 2018 — A serious and time-consuming challenge for pharmaceutical companies is analyzing and reviewing the thousands of pages of scientific journal articles published every year. The content is complex, requires domain expertise, and the review process is prone to errors due to the repetitive nature and dense materials which must be read, catalogued and passed on to the appropriate stakeholders. Read more…

New Data Platform Accelerates Development of Healthcare Applications

Oct 3, 2018 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 3, 2018 — InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, has announced the launch of InterSystems IRIS for Health, designed to deliver fast and sustainable value to organizations developing data-intensive healthcare applications. Read more…

LabKey and Linguamatics Partner to Extract Clinical Insights from Big Data in Healthcare

Sep 25, 2018 |

CAMBRIDGE, England and SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2018 — Linguamatics, a leading natural language processing (NLP) text analytics provider, and LabKey, a provider of bioinformatics data management solutions, today announced an integrated solution designed to streamline the extraction and curation of valuable insights from large volumes of unstructured clinical notes and reports. Read more…

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