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Cataloging Alation’s Growth Potential

Jul 18, 2017 |

Super-fast processors and snappy visualizations may elicit “oohs” and “ahhs” from the big data masses. But here’s the thing: the best analytics setup isn’t worth a dime if you can’t find the right data to analyze in the first place. Read more…

Is Your Business Ready for AI? Ask These 3 Questions

Jul 14, 2017 |

Lately it seems that I can’t open Twitter or go to any news outlet without being bombarded by headlines about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on the global business landscape. Read more…

AI Makes Inroads into Enterprise Software

Jul 11, 2017 |

Enterprise software is often maligned as a legacy holdover from a previous age, a low-growth market dominated by stodgy software companies out to milk maintenance streams from hapless victims. But two giants of enterprise software, OpenText and Infor, today showed that even giants can move nimbly when it comes to putting artificial intelligence into the hands of its customers. Read more…

Machine Learning is Everywhere: Preparing for the Future

Jul 3, 2017 |

The influence and impact of machine learning can be seen in everything from our morning coffee orders to the online banking apps we use.

The technology is infusing a deeper intelligence and understanding into the applications that touch our lives, to dramatically improve our experiences. Read more…

TensorFlow to Hadoop By Way of Datameer

Jun 28, 2017 |

Companies that want to use TensorFlow to execute deep learning models on big data stored in Hadoop may want to check out the new SmartAI offering unveiled by Datameer today. Read more…

News In Brief

NEC Claims Vector CPU Outperforms Spark

Jul 6, 2017 |

An arms race is shaping up in the machine-learning sector with the claim by NEC Corp. that its approach based on its vector processor accelerates data processing by more than a factor of 50 compared to the Apache Spark cluster-computing framework. Read more…

Startup Takes AI Approach as Cyber Threats Mount

Jun 29, 2017 |

Little else has worked lately when it comes to cybersecurity, prompting a startup and its backers to give artificial intelligence a shot.

A group of industry veterans that includes a former FBI cyber-security expert emerged from stealth mode this week with a plan to leverage AI and machine learning technology to bolster enterprise security frameworks. Read more…

New NVMe Spec Emphasizes Data Analytics

Jun 22, 2017 |

The latest release of a non-volatile memory interface and storage protocol emphasizes the enterprise shift to analytics, virtualization and other data-intensive workloads while riding the coat tails of the robust solid-state storage sector. Read more…

Microsoft Looks to Build on Power BI Momentum

Jun 15, 2017 |

Microsoft used its data insights summit to tout the progress of its flagship business intelligence offering introduced two years ago as a cloud-based platform that provides connectivity to critical enterprise data stored on-premise. Read more…

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

Jun 12, 2017 |

Big data “hype” has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey.

The annual survey released by the executive recruiter Burtch Works also found that the rush to take advantage of comparatively high starting salaries has reduced the percentage of data scientists with PhDs to 25 percent. Read more…

This Just In

FogHorn Systems Brings Advanced Machine Learning Capabilities to Industrial IoT

Jul 11, 2017 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. July 11, 2017 — FogHorn Systems today announced the availability of Lightning ML, the newest version of its Lightning edge intelligence software platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Read more…

SAP Launches New IoT Solutions at SAP Leonardo Live

Jul 11, 2017 |

FRANKFURT, July 11, 2017 — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) launched several new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions at SAP Leonardo Live, its global summit being held July 11–12 in Frankfurt, Germany, to showcase the latest technology and use cases for innovation, including the IoT. Read more…

Big Data Creates Market Opportunities in Chemicals Industry

Jul 7, 2017 |

LONDON, July 7, 2017 — The adoption of IT and related solutions has helped the chemicals industry to keep track of raw material spend, freight, and logistics. Chemical companies today are trying to achieve comprehensive solutions which can bring together data on suppliers, sales & Read more…

EY Honors Thomas M. Siebel as 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year

Jun 26, 2017 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2017 – EY recognized Thomas M. Siebel, C3 IoT Chairman and CEO, with the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in Northern California, one of the country’s most competitive high-growth business awards programs, at a gala event on June 23 at The Fairmont in San Jose, CA. Read more…

Fourth Annual MongoDB Innovation Award Winners Announced

Jun 1, 2017 |

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, June 1, 2017 — MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, today announced the 13 winners of the fourth annual MongoDB Innovation Awards. Read more…