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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…

The New Tech Hotspot Is…Tupelo, Mississippi?

Aug 27, 2020 |

Forced to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, tech workers are fleeing pricey tech hubs like Silicon Valley taking up residence in more affordable abodes. According to one new survey, places like Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Tupelo, Mississippi, could be the beneficiaries of this trend. Read more…

How Managers and Their Teams use Emoji Differently at Work

Aug 25, 2020 |

With the rise of digital chat platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams, emoji have become a significant element of business communications. Emoji have a significant effect on communication via these digital channels: Read more…

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…

News In Brief

Aerospike’s Presto Connector Goes Live

Jan 14, 2021 |

Aerospike’s connector to the Presto SQL query engine is transitioning from beta to general availability, the real-time NoSQL database vendor said this week.

Presto, the highly parallel and distributed SQL query engine, was originally developed at Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

Feature Store Startup Gets a VC Boost

Jan 13, 2021 |

Open source versions of feature stores are emerging that are designed help data scientists avoid reinventing the wheel. One feature store startup is attracting investors by adding a computing layer billed as helping to accelerate enterprise access to AI and advanced analytics. Read more…

Grafana Labs Pushes Open Source to the Cloud

Jan 12, 2021 |

Grafana Labs is building on its recent cloud partnership with Amazon Web Services via expanded cloud services that can be used with the Prometheus monitoring platform in an observability stack that also tracks logs and traces. Read more…

Quest Software Buys Data Manager Erwin

Jan 5, 2021 |

Quest Software has acquired big data management specialist Erwin Inc., upgrading the buyer’s data toolset aimed at application deployment with regulatory compliance.

Quest, Aliso Viejo, Calif., said Tuesday (Jan. Read more…

Rubrik Eyes Unstructured Data with Igneous Deal

Dec 17, 2020 |

Rubrik, the multi-cloud data manager, moved to bolster its unstructured data management capabilities with the acquisition of Igneous, whose platform provides monitoring and storage for dispersed data.

Rubrik, Palo Alto, Calif., said Wednesday (Dec. Read more…

This Just In

Théa Chooses OmniSci to Capture, Analyze and Visualize Automotive Data at Scale

Jan 14, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2021 — Théa, a company that delivers connected vehicles infrastructure and telematics-based commerce solutions to OEMs, banks, dealerships and other organizations in emerging markets, has partnered with OmniSci to capture, analyze and visualize automotive data at scale to drive innovation. Read more…

Narrative Integrates New Consumer Data Source into its Data Streaming Platform

Jan 7, 2021 |

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2021 — Narrative, an enterprise data streaming company, today announced a collaboration with Experian. Now, brands that leverage Narrative’s data streaming platform can access insights from Experian’s ConsumerView database. Read more…

Using AI to Fight Substance Abuse in Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Dec 22, 2020 |

Dec. 22, 2020 — First, Anamika Barman-Adhikari looked at the problem: Youth experiencing homelessness were struggling with substance use more frequently and more severely than their adult counterparts. Read more…

Verint Unveils Engagement Data Management Offering to Slay Customer Data Silos

Dec 10, 2020 |

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2020 — Verint Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNT), a Customer Engagement Company, today launched its Engagement Data Management (EDM) solution, part of the Verint Cloud Platform. Verint EDM claims to be the first solution to enable organizations to gain a uniform and cohesive view of interaction data across the organization’s many data silos created by the growing number of communication and collaboration platforms. Read more…

Silos Are For Food, Not Data-Tackling Food Waste with Technology

Dec 9, 2020 |

Dec. 9, 2020 — In a blog post, Joe Intrakamhang, Cloud Architect and X Alumnus and Mike Ryckman, Data Scientist, discussed Project Delta, an early-stage project developed in collaboration with Kroger and Feeding America, which aims to tackle the problems of food waste and food insecurity by leveraging Google Cloud and other technologies. Read more…

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