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Data Dashboarding Must Evolve or Face Irrelevance

Data visualization has become synonymous with business intelligence (BI) data dashboarding. But these dashboards have a weakness: They are only as good as the humans--and AI--that interpret it. For businesses to truly Read more…

Big Data Shines a Light on Bad Actors, But Shadows Remain

This week’s publication of the Pandora Papers--which the International Consortium of International Journalists based on a trove of private data leaked from offshore tax havens--showcased the alarming extent of fraud an Read more…

Fake Data Comes to the Forefront

The lack of data historically has been a limiting factor in the development of predictive models. But with the advent of automated methods to generate skads of synthetic data, or what some call “fake data,” the lack Read more…

Sisu Nabs $62M to Grow Data Analytics Biz

Sisu Data, a spin-off of a Stanford DAWN project that’s bringing AI to bear on the “combinatorial explosion” of deciding which data variables to track, today announced that’s raised $62 million in a Series C roun Read more…

Logistics Operators Look to Data, Technology for Advantage

Things are bit of a mess when it comes to logistics at the moment. We’re still feeling the ripple effects from the COVID-induced economic shutdown in early 2020, and a critical worker shortage here in the United States Read more…

One on One with Google Cloud Product Director Irina Farooq

In May, Google Cloud announced Dataplex, its entry into the world of data fabrics. Datanami recently caught up with Irina Farooq, who joined Google Cloud as director of product management of smart analytics at Google Clo Read more…

Pandemic Driving Analytics Use Globally, Survey Says

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about the way we work. One of those appears to be our use of analytics, which has increased at 89% of companies recently surveyed by ManageEngine. Improved decision-making Read more…

In Homomorphic Encryption We (Must) Trust

Just as we were on the cusp of achieving god-like powers with advanced analytics and machine learning on large pools of data, along come privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA to kill the buzz. But thanks to the emergence of ho Read more…

Analytics and AI Not Being Fully Utilized for Audits and Compliance Investigations: Report

While there is an increase in the number of investigations companies are conducting in the areas of employee conduct, regulatory compliance, security, and privacy, companies by and large are not making full use of the ad Read more…

Gartner Shuffles the Technology Deck with Latest ‘Hype Cycle’ Report

It’s the penultimate week of August, the dog days of summer are in full swing, and not much is happening in the tech world (save for some Hot Chips). Therefore, it must be time for the much-anticipated 2021 Gartner Hyp 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…

What Is Data Science? A Turing Award Winner Shares His View

The phrase “data science” is used every day, including in this very publication. We feel like we have an idea what it is. But what exactly is it? For one answer, we turn to Jeffrey Ullman, who won the Turing Award in Read more…

Automated Data Labeler Snorkel AI Lands $85M in VC Funding

For many enterprises using AI, one of the biggest bottlenecks continues to be the difficulty in getting all their critical data into clearly sorted and labeled groups so it can be used to drive business value. Much of Read more…

We Need to Prepare for Tomorrow’s AI Job Impacts Now

There is a fair bit of uncertainty over the impacts that AI will have on people and their jobs. Multiple future pathways beckon, different eventualities exist, and humans embody the ultimate wildcard: The freedom to choo 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…

AI Takes the Stage at the Summer Olympics

It might not be obvious from the TV coverage, but the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (which of course are being held in 2021) are infused with big data and AI to an extent never before experienced in an Olympic games. It’s bee Read more…

How Coke Bottlers Save Millions with AI

Retailers around the country rely on a network of nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers to manufacture and ship cases of liquid refreshments. It’s a finely tuned supply chain, and it ultimately serves customers well Read more…

What AI Experts Fear from AI

Rogue AIs. Algorithmic bias. Job losses. These are some of the outcomes that AI developers fear will come from their work, according to a new report issued today by the Deloitte AI Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Comme Read more…

Nvidia Inference Engine Keeps BERT Latency Within a Millisecond

It’s a shame when your data scientists dial in the accuracy on a deep learning model to a very high degree, only to be forced to gut the model for inference because of resource constraints. But that will seldom be the 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…

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