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ParallelM Aims to Close the Gap in ML Operationalization

Feb 21, 2018 |

A startup named ParallelM today unveiled new software aimed at alleviating data scientists from the burden of manually deploying, monitoring, and managing machine learning pipelines in production.

Dubbed MLOps, ParallelM‘s software helps to automate many of the operational tasks required to turn a machine learning model from a promising piece of code running nn Spark, Flink, TensorFlow, or PyTorch processing engines into a secure, governed, and production-ready machine learning system. Read more…

Why Getting the Metrics Right Is So Important in Machine Learning

Feb 20, 2018 |

Armed with big data analytics, businesses now have the power to detect and act in very precise ways. But if a business is measuring the wrong piece of data — Read more…

Real-Time Data: The Importance of Immediacy in Today’s Digital Economy

Feb 14, 2018 |

Today, we’re creating more data than the word has ever seen before. In fact, 90 percent of the world’s data has been created in the past two years. Read more…

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Feb 12, 2018 |

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

News In Brief

‘Dual-Use’ AI Poses New Security Threats

Feb 21, 2018 |

While the genie may already be out of the bottle, the rapid growth and broad availability of AI and machine learning technology along with a growing list of development tools is prompting critics to highlight future security concerns and the need to consider upfront the potential for malicious use of the technology. Read more…

Microsoft, Anaconda Expand Python Partnership

Feb 15, 2018 |

Microsoft and Python data science platform vendor Anaconda have extended their partnership by adding the software giant’s code editor to the latest Anaconda distribution.

The addition of Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code (VS Code) expands its support for the latest release of the Python data science platform, Anaconda 5.1. Read more…

Time-Series Leader InfluxData Raises More Cash

Feb 13, 2018 |

Reflecting growing demand for time-series databases used to track everything from sensor data to application performance, InfluxData has completed a $35 million funding round led by Sapphire Ventures along with new investors Harmony Partners and three existing investors. Read more…

AI Development Gets a Blockchain Boost

Feb 9, 2018 |

Among the approaches to ramping up AI innovation is applying blockchain technology as a new kind of marketplace to help open-source developers find AI building blocks that can be quickly implemented. Read more…

Who (or What) Do You Trust? Data Survey Asks

Feb 8, 2018 |

The combination of high-profile data breaches and the rise of machines involved in decision-making is undermining trust in big data and the analytics behind business decisions, warns a new study of the “evolving nature of trust in the digital world.” Read more…

This Just In

Infor Launches Healthcare Enterprise Analytics

Feb 22, 2018 |

NEW YORKFeb. 22, 2018 — Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced Infor Healthcare Enterprise Analytics, a comprehensive solution that will provide healthcare organizations with greater insight into their operations, supporting their efforts to improve outcomes and lower costs. Read more…

Information Builders Launches Omni-HealthData Website

Jan 8, 2018 |

NEW YORKJan. 8, 2018 — Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data management solutions, today announced the launch of its Omni-HealthData website, bolstering its commitment to support the ever-changing and complex healthcare industry. Read more…

ScaleOut Software Introduces Breakthrough in Stream Processing with v5.6

Aug 22, 2017 |

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 22, 2017 — ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced the version 5.6 release of its in-memory data grid and computing platform. Read more…

JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Diabetes in Children

Aug 21, 2017 |

NEW YORKAug. 21, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop and apply machine learning methods to analyze years of global T1D research data and identify factors leading to the onset of T1D in children. Read more…

Experian Health Bringing Patient Identification into Modern Era with MongoDB

Jul 27, 2017 |

NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 — Experian Health, the healthcare industry leader for automating, integrating and transforming the front and back end revenue cycle management process, is leveraging data to improve and modernize healthcare services, ultimately improving patient care. Read more…