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Big Data Career Notes: March 2020 Edition

Mar 13, 2020 |

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…

Making Sense of Sound: What Does Machine Learning Mean for Music?

Feb 28, 2020 |

AI has proven to have a considerable impact on some major industries. While autonomous cars and virtual assistants are slowly becoming a reality, the creative industry has been experimenting with AI for several years already. Read more…

Digital to Profit: When AI and Machine Learning Meet Pricing

Jan 6, 2020 |

Before I get into the topic of how companies are using AI and machine learning to drive price optimization and gain a competitive advantage, let’s take a step back and get nostalgic for a moment. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: December 2019 Edition

Dec 16, 2019 |

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…

Real Progress Being Made in Explaining AI

Dec 9, 2019 |

One of the biggest roadblocks that could prevent the widespread adoption of AI is explaining how it works. Deep neural networks, in particular, are extremely complex and resist clear description, which is a problem when it comes to ensuring that decisions made by AI are made fairly and free of human bias. Read more…

News In Brief

AWS Announces Support for PyTorch with Amazon Elastic Inference

Mar 23, 2020 |

AWS has announced that the Amazon Elastic Inference is now compatible with PyTorch models. PyTorch, which AWS describes as a “popular deep learning framework that uses dynamic computational graphs,” is a piece of free, open-source software developed largely by Facebook’s AI Research Lab (FAIR) that allows developers to more easily apply Python code for deep learning. Read more…

Telecom Enlists Data Warehouses for 5G

Mar 20, 2020 |

As hyper-scalers brace for the next waves of data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and wider 5G network pipes, data warehouse vendors are partnering with the telecommunications industry looking to upgrade their data analytics and machine learning capabilities. Read more…

Hitachi Vantara Boosts Kubernetes Portfolio

Mar 11, 2020 |

As application containers enter the mainstream to handle an increasing percentage of production workloads, infrastructure vendors trying to keep pace with the shift to hybrid clouds are also migrating to the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator to promote application portability and DevOps productivity. Read more…

Red Hat Ceph 4 Automates Data Management

Mar 10, 2020 |

Data-driven workloads like machine learning and analytics along with the growing demands of distributed application development are driving object storage repositories. Hence, vendors are releasing petabyte-scale options for cloud-native development, including a growing list based on open source efforts. Read more…

Busted: Google Remains Atop List of GDPR Fines

Mar 10, 2020 |

If the best way to get someone’s notice is to hit them in the pocketbook, then European regulators have the full attention of data giants like Google.

The €50 million ($56 million) fine levied against Google (NASDAQ: Read more…

This Just In

Digital Outcomes Now Signs Strategic Partnership With Yellowbrick Data to Help Telecommunications Industry

Mar 20, 2020 |

TYSONS, Va. and PALO ALTO, Calif., March 20, 2020 — The next wave of Mobile 5G and IOT capabilities will generate volumes of data unlike anything previously imaginable. The organizations who are able to process this data as fast as possible to create valuable outcomes will rule the digital future. Read more…

Data Dividend Program Launched by Killi

Mar 17, 2020 |

NEW YORKMarch 17, 2020Killi, a consumer-led privacy application wholly owned by Freckle Ltd., announced the launch of its Data Dividend program to users who consent and share specific pieces of data over a predetermined time frame. Read more…

Operation Fistula, Exasol to Launch Visualize Gender Equality Initiative

Mar 5, 2020 |

LONDON, March 5, 2020 — Operation Fistula, a non-profit organization (NGO) working to end obstetric fistula for every woman, everywhere, and long-term Exasol partner, is set to launch a new project called Visualize Gender Equality, together with the Tableau Foundation and #MakeoverMonday. Read more…

GroupM Announces Acquisition of Analytics Firm Sandtable

Mar 5, 2020 |

NEW YORK, March 5, 2020 – GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, announced the acquisition of U.K.-based behavioral analytics firm Sandtable. Sandtable will become fully integrated within GroupM’s technology practice, offering simulation capabilities and reinforcing GroupM and WPP’s commitment to innovation in data science. Read more…

GreenPark Sports Selects DataRobot to Deliver AI-Powered Personalized Fan Experiences

Mar 4, 2020 |

CALABASAS, Calif., March 4, 2020 — GreenPark Sports and DataRobot announced a licensing agreement that will embed AI-driven insights into every step of GreenPark Sports’ fan engagement process. Read more…

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