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Three Ways to Close Your Company’s Data Science Skills Gap Now

May 1, 2019 |

It should come as no surprise that demand for folks with data science expertise exceeds supply. In fact, according to some McKinsey, there are only half as many qualified data scientists as needed. Read more…

Datanami Unveils 2019 People to Watch

Feb 13, 2019 |

As we look forward into 2019, a select group of leaders in Big Data have stepped ahead of the rest. In this fourth annual People to Watch feature, we’re offering our readers a look at some of the best and brightest minds in Big Data whose hard work, dedication, and contributions reach far beyond analytics, and are shaping the direction that technology is taking us as a people. Read more…

Elastic Plots Its Own Course to Big Data Success

Mar 12, 2018 |

Elastic ostensibly is best known as the vendor behind Elasticsearch, the scalable Lucene-based search engine that’s among the most popular open source projects on the Web. But Elastic has become so much more than that over the years, and that progress was on full display during the company’s recent Elasticon conference. Read more…

Rise Up and Meet the Data Science Competition

Apr 6, 2017 |

Data scientists love challenges. So when a group of data scientists get together, it’s natural that a little good-natured competition breaks out, to see who can best solve a particular challenge, for both ever-lasing glory and cash prizes. Read more…

Data Quality Trending Down? C’est La Vie

Jan 26, 2016 |

One of the biggest impediments to becoming a data-driven organization is tackling the problem of data quality. Data is often too dirty and discombobulated for use in high-end decision-making, and the increasing volume and diversity of data compounds this problem. Read more…

News In Brief

Price Tag for CCPA Compliance: $55B

Oct 8, 2019 |

Data privacy doesn’t come cheap.

According to a regulatory assessment released by the state attorney general, the California Consumer Privacy Act will hit businesses with upwards of $55 billion in initial compliance costs. Read more…

New Tool Focuses on Links Within Networks

Jul 23, 2019 |

Community detection algorithms used to evaluate how groups are clustered or partitioned are being used to determined how similar groups tend to either bind closer together or break apart. That capability is critical for data analysts trying to understand the structure of complex networks. Read more…

HPE Folds BlueData into AI Offerings

May 7, 2019 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is integrating its recently acquired BlueData software with its Apollo infrastructure and other services to offer new AI and analytics capabilities running on hybrid clouds.

HPE, which acquired AI and big data software vendor BlueData last November, said Tuesday (May 7) it is folding those machine learning capabilities into a new service that also runs on “multi-vendor infrastructure.” Among the goals is taking advantage of application portability via containers running on-premises and multi-cloud deployments. Read more…

Startup Trovares Brings HPC to Graph Analytics

Apr 15, 2019 |

A startup launched by HPC veterans is combining supercomputers and graph analytics to forge a new suite of tools for applications ranging from cyber security to scientific research.

Along with the launch of its xGT graph analytics tool, Seattle-based Trovares announced the close of a Series A funding round. Read more…

EU Ethics Rules Seek to Balance AI Risks, Benefits

Apr 12, 2019 |

European regulators continue to take the lead on a range of critical technology policy issues spanning data privacy and, now, “trustworthy” AI.

On the heels of its sweeping General Data Protection Regulation, considered by at least one observer as “the most significant change in privacy law in decades,” the European Union this week unveiled ethics guidelines for “building trust in human-centric AI.”

First and foremost, the EU framework emphasizes human oversight of AI development: Read more…

This Just In

NFL Launches Second Annual Big Data Bowl Competition

Oct 14, 2019 |

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2019 – The NFL today announced the launch of the second annual Big Data Bowl, calling on college students and experts to devise innovative approaches to analyzing rushing plays. Read more…

GeoSpock Confirms Commitment to Japanese Market with New Office Opening in Tokyo

Oct 7, 2019 |

SINGAPORE, Oct. 7, 2019 — GeoSpock, the extreme-scale spatial big data platform company, is cementing its commitment to the Japanese market with the opening of a GeoSpock Japan GK office in the heart of Tokyo. Read more…

Alteryx Acquires Feature Labs to Advance Machine Learning for the Enterprise

Oct 7, 2019 |

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019—Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced that it has acquired Feature Labs, a data science software company launched out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that automates feature engineering for machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Read more…

Iguazio Expands Serverless to Scale-out Machine Learning and Analytics Workloads

Oct 7, 2019 |

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2019 – Iguazio, the Data Science Platform for automating machine learning pipelines, today announced Nuclio ML Functions, broadening the serverless capabilities of Iguazio’s Data Science Platform for scalable machine learning training and data preparation. Read more…

Alibaba and WFP Unveil Next Generation of Machine Learning Tech in the Fight Against Hunger

Sep 30, 2019 |

NEW YORK and HANGZHOU, Sept. 30, 2019 – Today, Alibaba Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced the launch of “Hunger Map LIVE,” a groundbreaking global hunger monitoring system that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and data analytics to predict and track the magnitude and severity of hunger in over 90 countries in close to real-time.

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