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In Pursuit of Citizen Data Scientists, Not Unicorns

Apr 20, 2020 |

As the CIO of a $26-billion manufacturer, Gary Cantrell had the will and the means to hire data scientists. He had plenty of data science problems to tackle at Jabil, which manufactures electronic devices on behalf of 300 clients at more than 100 facilities around the world. Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Apr 16, 2020 |

Don’t look now, but object stores – those vast repositories of data sitting behind an S3 API – are beginning to resemble databases. They’re obviously still separate categories today, but as the next-generation data architecture takes shape to solve emerging real-time data processing and machine learning challenges, the lines separating things like object stores, databases, and streaming data frameworks will begin to blur. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: April 2020 Edition

Apr 15, 2020 |

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…

How AI Is Helping the Supply Chain Cope With COVID-19

Apr 13, 2020 |

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on the American supply chain as companies scramble to respond to rapidly shifting consumer demand, limited supply of some products, and new workplace rules. It’s a lousy time to embark upon a new supply chain optimization project using AI at the moment, but for organizations that already have it in place, AI is paying dividends. Read more…

Three Ways AI is Shaping the Supply Chain

Apr 7, 2020 |

The global pandemic has created challenges for supply chain professionals at retailers and transportation companies alike. While there is a surge in demand for essential products, there is also a massive shift away from ordinary, albeit somewhat superfluous purchasing. Read more…

News In Brief

Spending Surge Predicted for Factory Data Management

May 26, 2020 |

As big data goes, the industrial sector is among the largest producers, with sensors collecting data along assembly lines on everything from the status of manufacturing equipment to product inspection cameras. Read more…

Cloud Misconfigurations Spur DB ‘Repatriation’

May 20, 2020 |

Cloud database misconfigurations are among the fastest growing sources of data breaches over the last five years, according to an annual survey of data breaches.

Those security concerns are among the reasons more enterprise databases are being moved off public clouds, market analysts note. Read more…

Reliable Supply Chain Data Hard to Come By

May 19, 2020 |

The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in global supply chains, and one consequence is a growing lack of reliable data about suppliers that costs businesses plenty since the novel coronavirus emerged. Read more…

‘COVID Phobia’ Shifts AI Sentiment

May 11, 2020 |

COVID-19 has significantly shifted consumer sentiment towards automation technologies, including robot deliveries and AI-based chatbots used in telemedicine applications. However, a new AI sentiment report also finds the novel coronavirus has failed to move the sentiment needle when it comes to use cases like riding in self-driving cars. Read more…

IBM Extends Jupyter Notebooks for AI Development

May 1, 2020 |

IBM has released a new open source toolkit with AI extensions to the popular Jupyter Notebooks data science development platform.

The Elyra AI Toolkit extends the industry standard JupyterLab user interface with the goal of simplifying development of AI and other data science models. Read more…

This Just In

erwin Releases New Version of its Data Intelligence Suite

May 28, 2020 |

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 28, 2020 – erwin, Inc. released the latest version of the erwin Data Intelligence Suite (erwin DI) to make enterprise data governance faster and business users more knowledgeable about available data assets to facilitate sound decision-making.

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OmniSci Partners with SafeGraph and Veraset to Provide POI/GPS Data for Commercial, Business, Government

May 28, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2020 — OmniSci announces partnerships with SafeGraph, a provider of point of interest (POI) data, and Veraset, a provider of population movement data, in a combined solution that gives users unparalleled insight into population movement at millions of public and commercial locations. Read more…

Fujitsu Launches ETERNUS Data Services Platform

May 28, 2020 |

TOKYO, May 28, 2020  — Fujitsu Limited announced the launch of Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DSP (Data Services Platform), a high-volume data management solution for enterprises that rely on vast amounts for data for success. Read more…

Huawei Announces the Next-Gen OceanStor Pacific Series

May 28, 2020 |

SHENZHEN, China, May 28, 2020 — Huawei announced the launch of the next-generation mass storage system — OceanStor Pacific Series. The series delivers efficient, cost-effective, and reliable services for AI, HPC, videos, and other mass data scenarios by breaking architectural, service, and performance boundaries, and leveraging uncompromised multi-protocol interworking, next-generation elastic EC algorithm, and a series of dedicated hardware.

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Lucidworks Announces Advanced Linguistics Package

May 27, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 27, 2020 — Lucidworks announced the Advanced Linguistics Package for Lucidworks Fusion to power personalized search for users in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Read more…

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