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Inside Hitachi Vantara’s Very Ambitious Data Agenda

Oct 1, 2018 |

FPGAs and object storage systems. NVMe storage and ML model management. IoT edge computing and converged server infrastructure. It would be a big understatement to say that Hitachi Vantara has a lot going on, but it also might be why the company is so interesting to watch, and why you might want to keep an eye on it, too. Read more…

SAS Charts AI Future, But Doesn’t Forget Analytics Past

Sep 24, 2018 |

What happens when you put a neural network in charge of a rules-based marketing automation solution? Would the AI emerge victorious, or does the human driver still have a thing or two to show the talented mimicker? Read more…

We’re Months Into GDPR. So, What’s Next?

Sep 12, 2018 |

Facebook recently lost $120 billion in market cap in a single day, citing three reasons for its Q2 earnings miss and lowered earnings expectations: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, global currency fluctuations and the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Read more…

Five Things to Consider as Strata Kicks Off

Sep 11, 2018 |

Today marks the start of the fall Strata Data Conference in New York City, which has traditionally been the big data community’s biggest show of the year. It’s been a wild ride for the big data crowd in 2018, one that’s brought its share of highs and lows. Read more…

The 5 Fundamentals of Bot Deployment

Sep 10, 2018 |

The chatbots making headlines in recent years have become famous for one thing—failing. There was Coca-Cola’s #MakeItHappy campaign, in which Gawker tricked the company’s bot into tweeting lines from Hitler’s Mein Kampf. Read more…

News In Brief

SQream Adds Power9 to GPU Data Warehouse

Oct 3, 2018 |

Data warehouse vendor SQream Technologies, which recently claimed a 15-fold performance increase with the latest release of its SQreamDB, has now added support for IBM’s Power9 architecture to its GPU-accelerated database. Read more…

Partners Look to Scale ‘Chomsky Knowledge Graph’

Sep 28, 2018 |

Noam Chomsky, the outspoken and prolific linguist, cognitive scientist, philosopher and social critic, is the subject of the first public Knowledge Graph, a compendium of Chomsky’s scholarly and other writings and interviews along with the commentaries and new reports Chomsky’s vast body of work has generated. Read more…

AMD Eyes Data-Driven Server Upgrades

Sep 26, 2018 |

AMD is zeroing in on datacenter overhauls needed to handle faster data and analytics as a means of chipping away at rival Intel Corp.’s x86 dominance of the enterprise IT infrastructure market. Read more…

Migration Tools Needed to Shift ML to Production

Sep 19, 2018 |

The confluence of accelerators like cloud GPUs along with the ability to handle data-rich HPC workloads will help push more machine learning projects into production, concludes a new study that also stresses the importance of cloud migration and accompanying tools. Read more…

Datanami Reveals Winners of 2018 Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Sep 14, 2018 |

Datanami this week unveiled the winners of the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards, which honors the companies, products, and projects that rose to the top in the big data community this year. 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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