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MapR Customers Share Big Data Experiences

Aug 17, 2018 |

MapR Technologies welcomed more than 100 people Wednesday to a one-day Convergence event in San Diego, where local companies like Qualcomm and genomic startup LunaDNA shared stories about their big data journeys. Read more…

Empowering Citizen Data Science

Aug 13, 2018 |

Companies of all stripes are turning to data science to unlock the value in their data. However, finding highly trained data scientists to build the systems has proven to be a very difficult task. Read more…

Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

Aug 9, 2018 |

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are looking to parallel graph analytic database– what some are calling GOLAP data warehouses — Read more…

It’s Still Early Days for Machine Learning Adoption

Aug 7, 2018 |

Despite the hype surrounding artificial intelligence, we’re still in the early stages of adopting machine learning in the enterprise, according to a new survey released today by O’Reilly Media. The survey also found that large-scale production deep learning rarely happens on the cloud, and that companies pursuing machine learning are actively embracing privacy, security, and fairness. Read more…

How To Build a Data Science Team Now

Aug 6, 2018 |

Business execs who are leading their companies down the data science track may be dismayed by the difficulty and expense of hiring a data scientist, the so-called “unicorns” who command quarter-million-dollar salaries. Read more…

News In Brief

Azure SQL Warehouse Gets New Data Link

Aug 17, 2018 |

Data integrators continue to roll out connections between huge data stores and public cloud data warehouses. The latest comes from Talend, which this week unveiled a data fabric “uploader” designed to help ingest big data to Microsoft’s upgraded cloud analytics platform, Azure SQL data warehouse. Read more…

Open Source is Now a Big Data Service

Aug 16, 2018 |

Open source technologies continue to make headway across a range of industries undergoing digital conversions. The big data sector has of course led the way with a growing list of Apache Foundation projects ranging from Hadoop to Spark that have made their way into data-centric enterprises coping with huge data volumes. Read more…

SnapLogic Adds GitHub, Container Support

Aug 15, 2018 |

More vendors are offering new integration tools for meeting growing enterprise demand for faster delivery of application software. Among the approaches is automating key elements of the continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline using emerging application container services and cloud-based open source development platforms. Read more…

Telemedicine Breach Highlights Database Vulnerabilities

Aug 8, 2018 |

Each day, it seems, brings another major data breach, many involving human errors such as ensuring that security and privacy settings are properly configured before data is exposed to “the wild,” that is, the internet. Read more…

Arm Adds Data Management to its IoT Platform

Aug 2, 2018 |

Arm Ltd. is adding data management to its Internet of Things device and connectivity frameworks with the launch of a platform geared to sensor network diversity and hybrid infrastructure.

Separately, the U.K. Read more…

This Just In

Maintaining Public Trust in Use of Big Data for Health Science

Aug 3, 2018 |

Aug. 3, 2018 — In a comment piece published for The Lancet Oncology, the worlds premier cancer journal, a collaborative team of international researchers outlines the imperative for maintaining public trust in the use of health data for research. Read more…

H1 Announces Continued Growth and Expansion of Healthcare Machine Learning Analytics Platforms

Jul 9, 2018 |

NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 — H1, a New York-based healthcare data-driven solutions provider, today announced continued growth and expansion of its global healthcare analytics platforms marked by strong top-line revenue growth. Read more…

WuXi AppTec Leads Strategic Investment in Insilico Medicine

Jun 11, 2018 |

BALTIMORE and SHANGHAIJune 11, 2018 — Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based next-generation artificial intelligence company specialized in the application of deep learning for target identification, drug discovery and aging research, announces the completion of a strategic round of funding led by WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund.  Read more…

HealthCore Announces First-Time Direct Access to its Research Data

May 29, 2018 |

WILMINGTON, Del., May 29, 2018 — Life sciences companies can – for the first time – access one of the largest commercially insured population databases in the United States and find answers faster and more cost-effectively to questions, including whether they’re targeting the right populations for clinical trials, with the launch of HealthCore’s integrated database through Boston Health Economics’ Instant Health Data platform. Read more…

EY Announces Siva Namasivayam of SCIOInspire Is an Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award Finalist in New York

May 18, 2018 |

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.May 18, 2018 — EY announced yesterday that Siva Namasivayam, chief executive officer of SCIOInspire, Corp., dba SCIO Health Analytics is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award in the New York region. Read more…

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