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How AI Could Reshape Economies

Nov 7, 2017 |

As the field of artificial intelligence continues to expand, prominent scientists, business leaders, and politicians are expressing concerns about what this will mean for the future of work. Many conversations focus on the probability of robots taking away people’s jobs, but economies could be impacted in other ways. Read more…

Couchbase’s Engaging Plan for Customer Victory

Nov 2, 2017 |

At its annual user conference last week, Couchbase had the requisite major product launch (Couchbase Server 5.0), customer name-dropping (United Airlines, Pokemon Go, Marriott Hotels), and high-profile guest (Don Chamberlin, co-creator of SQL). Read more…

Inside TIBCO’s ‘Connected Intelligence’ Strategy

Nov 1, 2017 |

Not content to ride a comfortable stream of maintenance revenue into the sunset, TIBCO is on the move again as it builds out its “connected intelligence” strategy to be a one-stop shop for the evolving data integration, management, and analytics needs of Global 2000 firms. Read more…

GDPR: Avoiding the High Costs of Non-Compliance

Oct 26, 2017 |

In today’s global, digital economy, companies are collecting more data than ever on their customers, and that data is becoming more diverse and complex, from different sources and in different formats. Read more…

Keeping Your Models on the Straight and Narrow

Oct 24, 2017 |

Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns aren’t adequately addressed. Read more…

News In Brief

NSF Doubles Down on Data Science

Oct 30, 2017 |

The National Science Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California at Berkeley, the first to deepen the theoretical foundations of data science, the second addressing the big data skills gap. Read more…

AI, Machine Learning Among Top Cloud Workloads

Oct 26, 2017 |

More evidence is emerging of the inexorable shift of analytics and related workloads to the cloud, with adopters feeling more confident about hybrid infrastructure in their search for ways to become more agile, a new cloud study finds. Read more…

IBM Stacks Memory Cells to Boost Flash Capacity

Oct 26, 2017 |

All-flash platforms are steadily being used to drive down the cost and infrastructure required to store soaring data volumes as more enterprises shift to hybrid cloud infrastructure. Recent technology advances involving the stacking of flash memory cells have greatly increased storage density while continuing to meet data scientists’ Read more…

Gartner: Top Storage Vendors Taming Unstructured Data

Oct 23, 2017 |

Object storage and distributed file systems are being enlisted to handle the growing volumes of unstructured data in enterprise datacenters, market analyst Gartner Inc. notes in an annual survey of the evolving storage market. Read more…

Analytics Remains Top Data Tech, Survey Says

Oct 19, 2017 |

Artificial intelligence is all the rage, but as companies continue to struggle with data complexity characterized by a variety and number of data sources, analytics remains the most important technology for squeezing value from far-flung data. Read more…

This Just In

Melissa Advocates Single, Trusted View of Patient Data for Improved Healthcare

Jun 21, 2017 |

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., June 21, 2017 — Melissa, a provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today advocated that excellent healthcare begins with accurate and enhanced patient information. Read more…

SAS Analytics Helps Virginia Tackle Opioid Addiction

May 31, 2017 |

CARY, N.C., May 31, 2017 — The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) speeds medical care to citizens in need by analyzing massive amounts of data using SAS Analytics. Read more…

IBM and the tranSMART Foundation Bring Translational Medicine Data to Scientists

May 23, 2017 |

BOSTON, Mass., May 23, 2017 —  (Bio-IT World Conference & Expo booth #232) – The tranSMART Foundation, a non-profit organization providing a global, open-source, open-data knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data, and IBM (NYSE: Read more…

Life Sciences and Medical Research Turn to Qumulo for Scale-Out Storage

May 23, 2017 |

SEATTLE, Wash., May 23, 2017 — Qumulo, the leader in modern scale-out storage, today announced that leading life sciences and medical research institutions are choosing Qumulo to accelerate their data-intensive workflows, including cancer and infectious disease research, genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics, microscopy and big data. Read more…

Big Data Shines Light on Rare Disease

May 10, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2017 — For most people, being nearsighted is a nuisance, easily treated with a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. But some experience a complication that can cause permanent blindness. Read more…