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Beyond Dashboards: The Importance of Storytelling with Data

Becoming a data-driven organization is more than just being able to measure the world and assigning figures to the phenomena we absorb. To truly benefit from the great progress we have made in data collection, storage, a Read more…

MongoDB Automates Resharding, Adds Time-Series Support

Resharding a distributed database is among the most time-consuming tasks that DBAs are asked to perform. But that pain may be a thing of the past, at least with MongoDB’s database, which brings a new automated reshardi Read more…

Don’t Forget the Human Factor in Autonomous Systems and AI Development

It goes without saying that humans are the intended beneficiaries of the AI applications and autonomous systems that data scientists and developers are creating. But what’s the best way to design these AI apps and auto Read more…

What’s Holding Us Back Now? ‘It’s the Data, Stupid’

The good news is the barrier to entry for data science has lowered dramatically in recent years, thanks to better data science software and cloud computing. The bad news is that getting ahead with big data requires--you Read more…

Companies Going ‘All In’ on AI, Appen Study Says

AI budgets are up significantly over the past year as companies compete to survive and grow market share during the global pandemic, according to Appen, which published its State of AI and Machine Learning report this we Read more…

News In Brief

Spring Conference Season in Full (Virtual) Swing

May is traditionally a big month for tech conferences, and 2021 will be no different. The big change, of course, is that companies will be holding their tech conferences virtually. That’s good news for folks who wan Read more…

Toloka Expands Data Labeling Service

Data labeler Toloka is heading to India to tap into the subcontinent’s vast pool of English-speaking workers. The firm, which was founded in Russia and is incorporated in Switzerland, says the expansion will grow its n Read more…

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

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 platfo Read more…

Insightsoftware Loads Up on Embedded Analytics with Logi, Izenda Deals

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., s Read more…

Developers Display Grace Under Pressure During Pandemic

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 d Read more…

This Just In

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Lookout for Metrics

Mar 26, 2021 |

SEATTLE, March 26, 2021 — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), has announced the general availability of Amazon Lookout for Metrics, a new fully managed service that detects anomalies in metrics and helps determine their root cause. Read more…

DataGrail Raises $30 Million Led by Felicis Ventures to Advance Brand Trust and Transparency

Mar 10, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2021 — DataGrail, a modern privacy platform designed to help brands to build customer trust and transparency, today announced that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding in a round led by Felicis Ventures and joined by leaders in today’s SaaS ecosystem, including HubSpot and Okta. Read more…

Dataiku Again Named a Leader in the Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and ML Platforms

Mar 5, 2021 |

NEW YORK, March 5, 2021 — Dataiku, an advanced Enterprise AI platform, was named a Leader in the Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms, marking its second consecutive year in the Leaders quadrant.

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Graph + AI Summit 2021 Returns April 21-22

Mar 3, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 3, 2021 — TigerGraph, provider of a leading graph analytics platform, today announced Graph + AI Summit 2021, the first and only open industry conference devoted to democratizing and accelerating analytics, AI and machine learning with graph algorithms. Read more…

Jardine Motors Group UK Limited Moves to E-Commerce Model with Informatica Cloud Services

Feb 19, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 — Informatica, an enterprise cloud data management leader, has announced that Jardine Motors Group UK Limited is leveraging Informatica Customer 360 to progress its digital transformation, implement new e-commerce platforms that enable the company to sell vehicles end-to-end online, as well as consolidate its single view of a customer and vehicle in Salesforce. Read more…

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