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Inside Teradata’s Audacious Plan to Consolidate Analytics

Oct 17, 2018 |

Teradata, which told us last week to “stop buying analytics,” used its annual user conference this week to elaborate on that curious statement and explain its radical plan to dramatically simplify its customers’ Read more…

Looker Spies Next Step In Data-Based Evolution

Oct 11, 2018 |

Every company evolves, and some evolve faster than others, which appears to be the case with Looker. At its JOIN 2018 conference here in San Francisco, Looker’s next step seems tantalizingly close, just around the corner. Read more…

Kubernetes Is a Prime Catalyst in AI and Big Data’s Evolution

Oct 10, 2018 |

Kubernetes is becoming synonymous with cloud-native computing. As an open-source platform, it enables development, deployment, orchestration and management of containerized microservices across multicloud ecosystems.

Kubernetes is the key to cloud-native microservices that are platform agnostic, dynamically managed, loosely coupled, distributed, isolated, efficient, and scalable. Read more…

Seizing Business Opportunities at the Speed of Thought

Oct 8, 2018 |

When Sudheesh Nair suddenly left the president’s post at Nutanix to occupy the CEO seat at ThoughtSpot earlier this year, it raised a few eyebrows. After all, Nutanix was one of the hottest firms in the market for hyper-converged systems and software-defined storage. 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…

News In Brief

Samsung Buys Network Analytics Startup

Oct 18, 2018 |

Looking to build up its AI portfolio, Samsung Electronics said it is acquiring Spain’s Zhilabs as it charts its transition to 5G wireless networks supporting Internet of Things devices with the Spanish company’s AI-based network and service analytics. Read more…

ML Deployments Slowed by IT, Resource Issues

Oct 16, 2018 |

The bigger the company, the more likely its success in deploying machine learning models, according to a new survey that also found customer loyalty programs and cost-saving initiatives are the most popular enterprise use cases. Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

Oct 10, 2018 |

Google Cloud is extending the reach of its BigQuery data warehouse deeper into Europe, enabling users to store data and perform analytics in the countries where they operate.

Regional availability of data storage and analytics was introduced in London this week with a phased rollout across Europe scheduled for later in the year, Google announced during a company event in the British capital on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

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…

Elastic IPO Expected to Raise $250M

Oct 5, 2018 |

Elastic went public today on the New York Stock Exchange in what could be one of the big data industry’s hottest IPOs of the year.

Elastic started selling shares this morning under the ticker symbol ESTC at $36 per share. Read more…

This Just In

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…

Meharry Launches Data Science Institute

Sep 17, 2018 |

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2018 — Meharry Medical College has announced the launch of a new data science initiative, the Data Science Institute at Meharry, a historic development in the treatment and care of the underserved. Read more… Named a Representative Clinical Data Integration Vendor in New Gartner Report

Aug 31, 2018 |

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 31, 2018 —, a leading population health management company specializing in data aggregation, analytics, and workflow software, was recognized in the Gartner report Healthcare Payer CIOs, Leverage Vendor Partners to Succeed at Clinical Data Integration. Read more…

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