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Bigeye Spawns Automated Data Quality Monitoring from Uber Roots

Apr 15, 2021 |

Having high quality data is essential to having high quality analytics and accurate machine learning algorithms. But as data volumes grow, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep tabs on data quality using traditional rules-based approaches. Read more…

The True Cost of IT Ops, The Added Value of AIOps

Apr 14, 2021 |

Today’s IT landscape is complex, hybrid, and fast-moving, and the adoption of multi-cloud infrastructure, applications, and new digital transformation initiatives is accelerating. IT operations teams, playing a vital role in enabling the delivery of uninterrupted services and creating business value for enterprises, are finding they need to constantly grow their resources to manage all the moving pieces in their IT stack. Read more…

Five Real-World Applications for Sports Analytics

Mar 18, 2021 |

When Moneyball first published nearly two decades ago, it was a chronicle of an industry slow to adopt advanced statistical methods for evaluating player worth. Since then however, and due in no small part to the book itself, sports is now at the forefront of applying advanced analytics to change how the game is understood by front offices, played by athletes, and enjoyed by fans. Read more…

TPC Accuses Nvidia of Violating Rules in Benchmark Test

Jan 29, 2021 |

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) this week accused Nvidia of violating its fair use policy by altering a big data analytics benchmark test last year and failing to submit official results. Read more…

Hear the Music Behind Your Data

Dec 11, 2020 |

Every minute, Zoom hosts 208,333 participants, and Instagram users post 347,222 stories. Two platforms alone generate an incredible amount of data. Add in the fact that the internet reaches 4.57 billion people, and you realize the massive scale of data collection and analysis. Read more…

News In Brief

Scale AI Gets A $325M Series E Funding Infusion to Grow Its Data Annotation Mission

Apr 19, 2021 |

Data annotation and labeling startup Scale AI is taking in another $325 million in new investment, this time through a Series E round.

The San Francisco-based company, which was founded in 2016, works to help enterprises annotate or label their stores of data so it can be used more effectively to drive business growth while using their data resources more effectively. Read more…

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…

Insightsoftware Loads Up on Embedded Analytics with Logi, Izenda Deals

Apr 15, 2021 |

Insightsoftware, the acquisitive enterprise software vendor that purchased Logi Analytics earlier this month, is next acquiring Izenda, an embedded business intelligence specialist.

The buyer based in Raleigh, N.C., said Thursday (April 15) it would integrate Izenda’s platform with Logi’s to help users deliver insights within existing analytics applications. 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…

This Just In

New FORMULA 1 Insights Powered by AWS Will Help Fans Make Sense of Split-Second Decisions

Apr 15, 2021 |

SEATTLE, April 15, 2021 — Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and FORMULA 1 (F1) (NASDAQ: FWONA, FWONK) are introducing six new F1 Insights powered by AWS that will roll out through the 2021 racing season. Read more…

Pinterest Open Sources Querybook Collaborative Big Data Hub

Apr 2, 2021 |

April 2, 2021 — In a blog post, Charlie Gu, Tech Lead, Analytics Platform; Lena Ryoo, Software Engineer, Analytics Platform; and Justin Mejorada-Pier, Engineering Manager, Analytics Platform at Pinterest discussed the open-sourcing of the big data analytics tool, Querybook.

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Dotmatics Implements ‘Data to Value’ Initiative with BASF Agricultural Solutions

Mar 30, 2021 |

BISHOP’S STORTFORD, England, March 30, 2021 — Dotmatics Ltd, a scientific informatics software and services company that is driving the automation of laboratory data workflows for scientific discovery and innovation research, today announced the implementation of a ‘Data to Value’ initiative with BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division. Read more…

Show Me the Data: 15th Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference April 8-9

Mar 29, 2021 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 29, 2021 — The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (SSAC) kicks off its 15th year with a roster of industry experts, team owners, league executives, coaches, athletes, and academics who are defining the future of sports. Read more…

Red Bull Racing Honda and Oracle Partner to Elevate Data Analytics in Formula 1

Mar 25, 2021 |

AUSTIN, Texas and MILTON KEYNES, United Kingdom, March 25, 2021 — Red Bull Racing, the four-time Formula 1 World Champion team, has chosen Oracle as its official cloud infrastructure partner. Read more…

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