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Product Analytics Puts the Roadmap Back In Product Teams’ Hands

Apr 13, 2021 |

Product teams should not feel left behind when it comes to analytics. Funnel analytics have been a marketer’s best friend for years now, while one division over, product managers have clamored to make sense of the terabytes of data companies have on product and feature usage. Read more…

‘Octomize’ Your ML Code

Mar 31, 2021 |

If you’re spending months hand-tuning your machine learning model to run well on a particular type of processor, you might be interested in a startup called OctoML, which recently raised $28 million to bring its innovative “Octomizer” to market. Read more…

Synthetic Data: Sometimes Better Than the Real Thing

Mar 16, 2021 |

Having a large stockpile of data is still a prerequisite for advanced analytics and AI. But companies building AI models increasingly are finding that artificially created data can be just as good as the real thing. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: March 2021 Edition

Mar 16, 2021 |

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…

Experts Disagree on the Utility of Large Language Models

Mar 15, 2021 |Large language models like OpenAI’s GPT-3 and Google Brain’s Switch Transformer have caught the eye of AI experts, who have expressed surprise at the rapid pace of improvement. However, not everybody is jumping onto the bandwagon, and others see significant limitations in the new technology, as well as ethical implications. Read more…

News In Brief

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Apr 16, 2021 |

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platforms.

The reality, according to an examination of the emerging “AI organization,” is that few data-driven organizations are able to deliver on their data strategy. Read more…

Developers Display Grace Under Pressure During Pandemic

Apr 14, 2021 |

Digital architects are mostly holding their own under pandemic-induced pressure to get projects out the door faster despite persistent data infrastructure gaps, according to a vendor survey that also concludes COVID-19 disruptions may ultimately accelerate digital initiatives. Read more…

Cloudera, Nvidia Team to Speed Cloud AI via Spark

Apr 13, 2021 |

Cloud access to GPUs for AI development will expand under a partnership between Cloudera and Nvidia that calls for the data cloud provider to integrate Nvidia’s accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 platform as a way to scale data science workflows. Read more…

Nvidia’s Jarvis Offers Real-Time Machine Translation

Apr 12, 2021 |

Automated speech recognition services with improved accuracy for enterprise applications are the object of a new batch of pre-trained deep learning models and software from Nvidia aimed at interactive AI conversational services. Read more…

Restoring Supply Chains, Reducing Waste Via Explainable AI

Mar 30, 2021 |

The problem is wasteful supply chains clogged with excess inventory and defective parts. The goal is creating “perfect flow” for manufacturers and retailers to reduce waste running into the hundreds-of-billions dollars annually. Read more…

This Just In

Unity Dramatically Reduces AI Training Time, Budgets with Launch of Synthetic Datasets

Apr 19, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2021 — Unity, a leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, today announced the availability of Unity Computer Vision Datasets aimed to reduce the cost of developing computer vision applications, and more quickly train AI for the Manufacturing, Retail, and Security industries. Read more… Secures $5M Funding Round for Cloud-Based Supply Chain Integration

Apr 16, 2021 |

PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2021 —, a cloud-based supply chain integration platform that connects the industry’s best-in-class tools and trading partners to create data visibility across systems, announced today that the company has completed a $5 million funding round, led by Grand Ventures and Mercury. Read more…

Riffyn Launches Nexus v4.2 to Strengthen Data Integrity for Biotech Product Development

Apr 12, 2021 |

OAKLAND, Calif., April 12, 2021 — Riffyn’s leading cloud-based process data system for Intelligent Process Development has been upgraded with more powerful capabilities. The new features in Riffyn Nexus v4.2 enable customers to validate data real-time at a large scale with the ability to trace the root cause of an anomaly. Read more…

Yokogawa Selects C3 AI Suite to Enhance Enterprise AI Applications

Apr 12, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and TOKYO, April 12, 2021 — C3 AI (NYSE: AI) and Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) (“Yokogawa”) today announce that Yokogawa has selected the C3AI Suite as a platform to enhance enterprise AI applications and complement its digital transformation solutions and services for industrial customers. Read more…

Full Agenda Released for TigerGraph’s Graph + AI Summit 2021

Apr 8, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 8, 2021 — TigerGraph, provider of a leading graph analytics platform, today unveiled the complete agenda for Graph + AI Summit 2021, an open conference devoted to democratizing and accelerating analytics, AI and machine learning with graph algorithms. Read more…