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Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?

Companies have been pushing the envelope of real-time analytics and what technology is capable of for many years. Along that vein, Rockset today claimed it has smashed through the barriers preventing customers from runni Read more…

Consumer Analytics Using NLP and AI in the HPC Cloud

Customers and shoppers have benefited greatly from advances in Internet connectivity in recent years. Rapidly growing e-commerce firms have yielded actual big data as a result of these developments. The enormous populari Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: August 2021 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…

Dataiku Nabs $400 Million in Quest to Democratize AI

Data science platform maker Dataiku announced today that it has reeled in $400 million in venture capital, giving it nearly $647 million in funding since it was founded in 2012, and a market capitalization of $4.6 billio Read more…

AI and ML for the Masses

Artificial intelligence is no longer the domain of Hollywood technothrillers, nor is it available only to the Fortune 500 or VC-backed startups. In fact, use of the technology has become increasingly common at companies Read more…

News In Brief

Confluent Raises More Than $800M in IPO

Confluent, the company behind Apache Kafka, can now count a successful IPO among its accomplishments, with more than $820 million in shares sold since debuting on the stock market last week. Confluent, which trades on Read more…

Hiring, Pay for Data Science and Analytics Pros Picks Up Steam

Demand for data science and analytics professionals increased over the first two quarters of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020, according to a newly released analysis by Burtch Works. Salaries have also rebounded Read more…

Data Integrity a Major Concern, Precisely Says

Companies are facing considerable headwinds when it comes to their analytics and AI strategies, particularly when it comes to the data, according to Precisely’s new report, titled “Data Integrity Trends: Chief Data O Read more…

Confluent S-1 Reveals ‘Reimagining of Business’ Theme

Kafka-backer Confluent yesterday published its S-1 with the SEC, which it previously kept confidential when it originally filed to go public back in April. The 198-page document reveals some details about Confluent, as w Read more…

Google Cloud Tackles Data Unification with New Offerings

Good data is hard to come by and has derailed more than one data initiative. But with a trio of product announcements at this week’s inaugural Data Cloud Summit--including the introductions of a data fabric called Data Read more…

This Just In

AWS Announces Amazon Transcribe Call Analytics for Customer Conversation Insight Extraction

Aug 6, 2021 |

Aug. 6, 2021 — In 2017, AWS launched Amazon Transcribe, an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that makes it easy to add speech-to-text capabilities to any application. Read more…

Monte Carlo Launches Incident IQ to Help Organizations Achieve End-to-End Data Trust

Jul 14, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2021 — Monte Carlo, a data reliability company, today released Incident IQ, a new suite of capabilities that help data engineers better pinpoint, address, and resolve data downtime at scale through the Monte Carlo Data Observability Platform. Read more…

Wobot.ai Announces Simplified, SaaS Version of its AI-Powered Video Analytics Platform

Jul 9, 2021 |

NEW DELHI, July 9, 2021 —  Wobot.ai, an AI-powered video analytics platform, today announced the launch of a new SaaS-based and simplified version of its product. Wobot.ai is now equipped with 100+ AI-powered checklists built for businesses across industries such as QSRs, cloud kitchens, restaurants, hospitality, retail and manufacturing. Read more…

Clarabridge Debuts Clara Intelligent Search Assistant for Instant CX Insights

Jun 30, 2021 |

RESTON, Va., June 30, 2021 — Clarabridge, a global leader in Customer Experience Management (CEM) for the world’s top brands, announced today its latest innovation, Clara— an intelligent search assistant providing the critical answers customer experience (CX), customer engagement, and contact center teams need, right when they need them. Read more…

Sigma Computing Puts Business Teams in the Analytics Driver’s Seat with New Workbooks

Jun 3, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2021 – Sigma Computing, a cloud analytics and business intelligence innovator, has combined the ease of spreadsheets with charts and data narratives in a single collaborative canvas purpose-built for business teams with the launch of Sigma Workbooks. Read more…

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