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Rangers Redux: Can Texas Repeat with Data, Analytics, and AI?

Hope springs eternal on Opening Day. Every team starts with a perfect record and dreams of winning the World Series in six months. For the Texas Rangers, defending their championship will require the proper mix of hard w Read more…

Will Gen AI Help the Texas Rangers Win the World Series in ’23?

The Texas Rangers are one of six MLB teams that hasn’t won a World Series. If they win it all this year--and they are currently leading a surprisingly competitive AL West at the season’s midway point with one of the Read more…

Inside the Modern Data Stack

If you’ve heard about something called “the modern data stack,” then you’re not alone. Google returns 489 million results for that search, if that’s a measure of anything anymore. While the modern data stack do Read more…

March Madness Brings Out the Analytics

The luck of the Irish is projected to be strong today, which is St. Patrick’s Day. But luck can only carry you so far in the NCAA Tournament, the first round of which also begins today. To float among the basketball go Read more…

College Teams Closely Watching How Pro Teams Adopt Analytics

Professional sports teams have been taking advantage of an array of analytics and AI techniques for some time. Now that the technology and applications are becoming more well understood, college athletics are starting to Read more…

News In Brief

GenAI-Generated News: Less Accurate, Timelier, Survey Finds

People are less likely to believe news written by generative AI, according to a recent public opinion survey conducted by Reuters, but the news would be timelier and cost less for the publisher to produce. The online sur Read more…

Spectra Logic Ups the Ante in Tape Storage

Spectra Logic has been busy. Last week, the data storage company unveiled Spectra LumOS library management software and expanded its enterprise tape storage solutions with two new additions: the TFinity Plus enterpris Read more…

Airbus is Teaching Planes to Land Themselves

Most people are familiar with autopilot, the system that controls an airplane’s speed, altitude, and heading under the watch of trained pilots. For the most part, pilots are still in charge of takeoffs and landings, bu Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: July 2022 Edition

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…

NFL, AWS Launch New Competition to Track Helmet Impacts in Football

In 2017, researchers from Boston University studied the donated brains of 111 National Football League (NFL) players. All but one showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease assoc Read more…

This Just In

CARTO Introduces AI Agents to Expand Access to Spatial Analytics

Jul 17, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2024 — CARTO, the cloud-native spatial analysis platform, today announced the launch of CARTO AI Agents in private preview, the industry-leading AI tool that combines geospatial technology with AI. Read more…

SQream’s GPU-Acceleration Unlocks Linear Scalability in TPC-DS

Jul 16, 2024 |

NEW YORK, July 16, 2024 — SQream, the scalable GPU data analytics platform, today announced its groundbreaking results from the TPC-DS benchmark tests, showcasing the unmatched linear scalability of its GPU-accelerated SQL engine. Read more…

Esri Partners with Microsoft to Provide Spatial Analytics in Microsoft Fabric

Jul 15, 2024 |

REDLANDS, Calif., July 15, 2024 — At its 44th annual User Conference, Esri announced an expanded collaboration with Microsoft to integrate spatial analytics technology with Fabric, Microsoft’s unified analytics SaaS platform. Read more…

Braze Enhances Customer Engagement with New Data Platform and Integrations

Jul 11, 2024 |

NEW YORK, July 11, 2024 — Braze, a leading customer engagement platform that empowers brands to Be Absolutely Engaging, today announced the launch of the Braze Data Platform, a comprehensive, composable set of data capabilities and partner integrations designed to streamline data unification, activation, and distribution, empowering marketers to create memorable, relevant customer engagements with Braze. Read more…

SAS Leverages Amazon Bedrock for New GenAI Tools for Marketers

Jun 17, 2024 |

CANNES, France, June 17, 2024 — SAS, a global leader in data and AI, is adding new generative AI (GenAI) capabilities to its MarTech solution SAS Customer Intelligence 360. Read more…

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