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Running Sideline to Sideline with Big Data

Oct 12, 2020 |

What can you do with big data? A better question might be what can’t you do. From a big data point of view, we are living in extremely resource-rich times, with a huge assortment of tools, framework, and platforms to choose from. Read more…

Data-Driven Businesses Are Better Prepared to Emerge from COVID-19

Oct 9, 2020 |

It’s been suggested that COVID-19 has rendered investments in data obsolete. The assumption is that we can’t rely on past data because what and how consumers behaved pre-COVID doesn’t matter anymore. Read more…

Top 10 Ways AI Drives Price Optimization in Retail

Oct 6, 2020 |

There are several techniques in use in various stages if maturity in retail and e-commerce. Many different tools and techniques feed into AI powered price optimization for retailers. When used together these can drive very significant top line and bottom-line results for retailers, and allow them to be much more agile in their response to changes in market conditions like competition, costs, inventory levels, and more. Read more…

Data Culture ‘Disconnect’ Identified in New Index

Sep 30, 2020 |

What does it take to succeed with data and analytics? Establishing a solid data culture, for starters, is often cited as a common characteristic among organizations that are successful with data and analytics. Read more…

NLP in the Cloud Is Growing, But Obstacles Remain

Sep 21, 2020 |

More than three-quarters of natural language processing (NLP) users utilize a cloud NLP service, according to the 2020 NLP Industry Survey. While cloud NLP workloads are on the rise, there are barriers to using the technology in the cloud, says Ben Lorica, one of the authors of the study. Read more…

News In Brief

AWS Cuts Prices for SageMaker GPU Instances

Oct 7, 2020 |

Amazon Web Services is cutting prices on its SageMaker managed

service for machine learning and deep learning as it attracts more financial services, healthcare and retail customers building and training ML models in production. Read more…

PyTorch Upgrades to Cloud TPUs, Links to R

Sep 29, 2020 |

A version of the PyTorch machine learning framework that incorporates a deep learning compiler to connect the Python package to cloud Tensor processors (TPUs) is now available on Google Cloud, the public cloud vendor and PyTorch co-developer Facebook announced. Read more…

Apache Promotes IoT Database Project

Sep 25, 2020 |

An open source Internet of Things database effort has been elevated as a “top-level project” by the Apache Software Foundation.

Launched as a research project at Tsinghua University and accepted as an incubator effort in 2018, Apache IoTDB targets industrial IoT applications and attendant analytics and data storage requirements. Read more…

Microsoft Launches Spatial Analytics, Other AI Services at Ignite

Sep 22, 2020 |

Microsoft rolled out an array of new AI services during its Ignite conference today, including Spatial Analysis, a new offering that uses computer vision algorithms to detect and count the number of people in a room. Read more…

Snowflake Pops in ‘Largest Ever’ Software IPO

Sep 16, 2020 |

Snowflake’s stock more than doubled today during its initial public offering, and the volatility was so great that stock market officials briefly halted trading in what the mainstream press is calling the largest ever IPO for a software company. Read more…

This Just In

Dataiku Named a Leader in Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2020 Report by Independent Research Firm

Sep 10, 2020 |

NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 10 – Dataiku, a global Enterprise AI and machine learning platform, appeared as a Leader in the The Forrester Wave: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2020. Read more…

Qeexo AutoML Enables Machine Learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+

Sep 9, 2020 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 9, 2020 –Qeexo, developer of an automated machine learning (ML) platform that accelerates the deployment of tinyML at the edge, announces that its Qeexo AutoML platform now supports machine learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+ processors, which power devices including sensors and microcontrollers from companies such as Arduino, Renesas, STMicroelectronics, and Bosch Sensortec. Read more…

Tamr Data Mastering Platform Now Available on Microsoft Azure

Sep 9, 2020 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 9, 2020 – Tamr, Inc., provider of cloud-native data mastering solutions, announced its cloud-native capabilities on Microsoft Azure. These capabilities allow companies to master their enterprise data using Tamr while taking advantage of the flexibility, scalability, and security of Microsoft Azure. Read more…

Quantum Makes LTO-9 Tape Drives Available for Scalar Tape Libraries

Sep 9, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.Sept. 9, 2020 — Quantum Corp., provider of unstructured data and video solutions, announced that LTO Ultrium format generation 9 technology will be available in its Scalar i6 and Scalar i6000 tape libraries, and StorNext AEL archive systems beginning in December 2020. Read more…

Teradata Expands Vantage Support for Data Science

Sep 9, 2020 |

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2020 – Teradata, the cloud data analytics platform company, announced enhancements to its Vantage platform, making collaborative and frictionless data science a reality. Read more…

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