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Solving the ‘Last Mile’ Problem in Data Science

Oct 5, 2017 |

There’s a ton of innovation occurring within the realm of data science at the moment thanks to a blossoming of machine learning technologies and techniques. But much of that innovation isn’t getting into production because of an impedance mismatch between data science and IT. Read more…

Five Companies to Watch at Strata Data Conference

Sep 27, 2017 |

Just like the Big Apple, the big data industry doesn’t sleep, and innovations are constantly occuring. Here are five companies exhibiting at the Strata Data Conference this week that are either new, or are doing something new and innovative with big data. Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Sep 7, 2017 |

A company backed by GE’s venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation industries. Read more…

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…

News In Brief

Nvidia Eyes Gov’t Market with Deep Learning Expansion

Nov 1, 2017 |

Nvidia said it is expanding its deep learning partnerships this week with government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton to help train U.S. military personnel along with AI pioneer Andrew Ng to train developers working in fields such as natural language processing and video analytics. Read more…

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…

Open-Source ML Server Gets Apache Promotion

Oct 24, 2017 |

The pace of machine learning technology development got another boost this week with the announcement that an open source platform donated last year by Salesforce has been promoted by the Apache Foundation. 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…

This Just In

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…

Zoomdata and Informatica Deliver the Internet of Beers (IoB) to a Pub Near You

May 16, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2017 — Zoomdata, developers of the world’s fastest visual analytics platform for big data, today announced at Informatica World 2017 a technology partnership to integrate Zoomdata with Informatica’s Intelligent Streaming (IIS) product family.

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