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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

Using AI Sound Analysis to Protect the Rainforest

Nov 1, 2019 |

With climate change accelerating and the Amazon burning hotter than it has in years due to rampant deforestation, conservationists are racing to find creative ways to apply technology to protect the Earth’s rainforests. Read more…

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Pinch Poachers?

Oct 31, 2019 |

From elephants and rhinos to sea turtles and lemurs, poaching is quickly driving many endangered species to the brink of extinction. Often, governments and activists struggle to effectively monitor vast expanses of land for handfuls of poachers who travel at night. Read more…

The Amazon is Burning, and New Analytics Tell the Story

Oct 18, 2019 |

The Amazon is burning. “Earth’s lungs” have been ablaze throughout 2019, and the dramatic extent of the fires has caught the world’s attention by storm. Still, many are left wondering what is to blame – and what can be done. Read more…

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…

This Just In

Cloudera Announces Industry Call to Define Universal Open Standards for Machine Learning Operations and Governance

Dec 12, 2019 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2019 – Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, today asks for industry participation in defining universal open standards for machine learning operations (MLOps) and machine learning model governance. Read more…

SkyWatch to Build AI-Based Autonomous Space Systems and Big Data Analytics for Canadian Space Agency

Dec 11, 2019 |

WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec. 11, 2019 — SkyWatch is excited to announce that the company was selected by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to complete Phase I of the Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics for Advanced Autonomous Space Systems challenge in July 2019. Read more…

Cerner Names AWS as Its Preferred Cloud and Machine Learning Provider

Dec 4, 2019 |

SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2019 — Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, and Cerner Corporation, a global healthcare technology company, announced that Cerner has selected AWS as its preferred cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) provider. Read more…

SAS Establishes Agricultural Tech Unit and NC State University Plant Sciences Partnership

Dec 4, 2019 |

CARY, N.C., Dec. 4, 2019 — To feed a world population approaching 10 billion by 2050, global food production must become more efficient.

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RMDS Lab to Host its First Conference on Big Data and AI

Dec 4, 2019 |

PASADENA, Calif.Dec. 4, 2019  — This week, Research Methods and Data Science (RMDS) Lab will hold its first conference, “IM DATA: Read more…

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