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Neo4j Sees Graph Data Science Taking Off Following $325 Million Round

Operational use cases such as fraud prediction and recommendation engines have dominated in Neo4j’s existence up to this point. But following today’s announcement of a $325-million funding round that values the graph Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: June 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Back to Basics: Big Data Management in the Hybrid, Multi-Cloud World

The promised fruits of advanced analytics and AI are driving organizations to get control of their data. They understand, correctly, that without solid data management and governance regimens in place, that becoming a da Read more…

Databricks Unveils Data Sharing, ETL, and Governance Solutions

Databricks’ primary objective is to build the world’s first enterprise AI platform, which is a noble goal and a work in process. But first things being first, the data is a mess, and it needs some work. To that end, Read more…

Meet Raj Dutt, A 2021 Datanami Person to Watch

When it comes to visualizing observability data, including metrics, logs, and traces, it's hard to avoid Grafana, which has become one of the most popular open source projects in the big data space.  We recently caught Read more…

News In Brief

Carnegie Mellon’s New Machine Learning Algorithms Comb Natural Products for Pharmaceuticals

The COVID-19 pandemic has given renewed urgency to computational biology, and in particular, the hunt for effective pharmaceuticals. Much of the work to fight SARS-CoV-2 focused on combing through existing databases of k Read more…

Alation Adds $110M to Its Catalog

Alation, the company that put the data catalog on the map, today announced the completion of a Series D round of funding worth $110 million. The influx of cash coincides with a $1.2 billion valuation, and gives the unico Read more…

Confluent S-1 Reveals ‘Reimagining of Business’ Theme

Kafka-backer Confluent yesterday published its S-1 with the SEC, which it previously kept confidential when it originally filed to go public back in April. The 198-page document reveals some details about Confluent, as w Read more…

How Does Your AI Work? Nearly Two-Thirds Can’t Say, Survey Finds

Nearly two-thirds of C-level AI leaders can’t explain how specific AI decisions or predictions are made, according to a new survey on AI ethics by FICO, which says there is room for improvement. FICO hired Corinium Read more…

Spark NLP Crosses Five Million Downloads, John Snow Labs Announces

Enterprise AI applications are booming, and the pandemic seems to have only accelerated their growth. Today, John Snow Labs – which primarily develops AI and NLP tools for healthcare applications – is announcing that Read more…

This Just In

SAS Delivers Free Analytics Training for COVID Researchers

Jun 10, 2021 |

CARY, N.C., June 10, 2021 — Analytics leader SAS is increasing its support of COVID researchers through new, free analytics training options. A year ago, SAS provided free use of health care analytics software for users of the COVID-19 Research Database (CRD), a secure repository of HIPAA-compliant, de-identified and limited patient-level data sets. Read more…

John Snow Labs Announces Spark NLP 3.1

Jun 9, 2021 |

June 9, 2021 — John Snow Labs is excited to release Spark NLP 3.1. This is one of our biggest releases with lots of models, pipelines, and groundworks for future features. Read more…

Apiax, BASF, Fujitsu Research Labs to Headline Neo4j’s Global Gathering of Graph-Focused Developers

Jun 4, 2021 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 4, 2021 — Neo4j, a leader in graph technology, shared the key highlights for its upcoming Neo4j Online Developer Expo and Summit (NODES). Read more…

Esme Learning, MIT Launch Online Executive Education Courses in AI Leadership, Health Tech

Jun 2, 2021 |

June 2, 2021 — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Esme Learning have announced two six-week online courses in AI Leadership and Leading Health Tech Innovation that will deliver essential knowledge to help prepare business leaders and burgeoning health tech professionals for the future of work. Read more…

Chooch AI Integrates Synthetic Data Generation to Accelerate Computer Vision Deployment

Jun 2, 2021 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 2, 2021 — Chooch AI, a leading computer vision AI platform, today announced artificial intelligence modelling using synthetic data generation. Chooch generates synthetic data based both on CAD files and 2D images, and creates thousands of variations on annotated objects in images, changing angles, backgrounds, and obstructed views. Read more…

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