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Reproducibility in Data Analytics Under Fire in Stanford Report

May 27, 2020 |

Armed with the same data and told to test the same hypotheses, dozens of independent researchers instead came to widely different conclusions using a variety of analytics techniques, according to a new report from Stanford University that pushes the reproducibility crises in science into a new realm. Read more…

5G is Driving the Acceleration of Customer Expectations

May 27, 2020 |

Fifth-generation wireless technology, more commonly known as 5G, promises download speeds of up to 100 times faster than 4G, all with dramatically lower latency. U.S. carriers are beginning to boast about the number of 5G markets in which they have rolled out 5G service. Read more…

AI Edge Partners Unveil Video Analytics Server

May 12, 2020 |

Hailo, the AI chip startup, is teaming with a Japanese systems designer and manufacturing giant Foxconn to develop an AI edge processor aimed at video analytics applications.

The edge partnership is based on Foxconn Technology’s BOXiedge platform that integrates the Hailo-8 deep learning processor with a parallel processor from Japanese system-on-chip designer Socienext Inc. Read more…

Palantir Adds COVID-19 Deal to Growing List of U.S. Contracts

Apr 16, 2020 |

Federal health officials are reportedly using Palantir Technologies’ Gotham big data analytics platform in their efforts to mount a response to COVID-19.

Forbes.com reported late last week that a unit within the U.S. Read more…

The Secret to Data and Analytics Success Is…People

Jan 30, 2020 |

One of the most astonishing facts culled from the data and analytics field is the persistently high rate of failure. Despite the billions of dollars and millions of hours invested, the majority of data analytics projects simply do not succeed. Read more…

AtScale Tackles Data Engineering with Virtualization Software

Jan 15, 2020 |

It’s often the prep work in analytics that kills you. Before any analysis can be run, engineers must assemble, transform, and standardize the data. In a world where data silos are proliferating in the cloud, on premise, and everywhere in between, that becomes a big challenge. Read more…

OmniSci ‘Hitting Its Stride,’ CEO Says

Oct 25, 2019 |

Aaron Williams, the vice president of community for OmniSci, loves doing live demos. Like a trapeze artist who works without a net, Williams shows no fear as stands on the stage and fires off queries from OmniSci’s GUI client to a massive database with over 10 billion rows of data running in GPU memory. Read more…

IBM and The Open Group’s Data Scientist Certification Has Its First Recipients

Sep 26, 2019 |

Earlier this year, IBM announced plans for a collaboration with The Open Group to develop a “first-of-a-kind” internal program for accrediting data scientists. Read more…

New Report Shows Stronger Profits for the (Few) Firms With Mature Analytics

Sep 24, 2019 |

Often, it can be difficult to assign numbers to the benefits afforded by intelligent use of corporate data. Now, a new report from Melbourne Business School and A.T. Read more…

The Critical Importance of Data Literacy

Sep 23, 2019 |

Quick: What’s the leading indicator of individual success in data and analytics? You might be tempted to say technical and statistical skills. While those are important, the top predictor is actually data literacy, including the ability to read, work with, analyze, and argue with data, according to a recent study from Qlik. Read more…

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