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Five Reasons Synthetic Data Is the Electrolyte to Speed Up Your AI Initiatives

Jun 17, 2019 |

When taking on an artificial intelligence (AI) project, there is one ingredient above all that is essential  for success: clean, well organized, relevant data.

In theory, data is everywhere (2.5 quintillion bytes of data produced a day to be exact), and that amount is accelerating rapidly with the proliferation of sensors from the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-generated big data. Read more…

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

Jun 13, 2019 |

We may be living in the fourth industrial age and on cusp of huge advances in automation powered by AI. But according to the latest data, our great future will be less rosy if enterprises don’t start doing something about one thing in particular: Read more…

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

Jun 12, 2019 |

We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. Read more…

Giving DevOps Teeth To Crunch Down on AI Ethics Governance

Jun 4, 2019 |

AI ethics is definitely trending. I’ve seen the phrase in my reading and heard it trip from the tongues of professional acquaintances many times in the past several months.

Management fads come and go, and I wonder whether AI ethics might be one of them. Read more…

After Funding Falls Through, MapR Seeks a Buyer to Avoid Shut Down

May 30, 2019 |

MapR Technologies, once one of the major distributors of Hadoop software, failed to secure additional outside funding after an extremely poor first quarter and now must take quick action – including possibly selling the company – within two week to keep its headquarters from being permanently shut down. Read more…

Snowflake Rides Cloud Wave to Great Heights

May 29, 2019 |

Snowflake Computing started quietly enough back in 2012, at the height of Hadoop hype, when the idea of a relational analytics database running in the cloud was interesting, if not exactly groundbreaking. Read more…

Does the U.S. Have a Case of GDPR Envy?

May 22, 2019 |

Research indicates European citizens are generally happy with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the landmark data privacy law that went into effect a year ago from Saturday. But folks in the United States have largely been left out of the regulatory extravaganza, leaving some to wonder when the exploitation of American citizens’ Read more…

The Rise of the Citizen Data Scientist: How Humanized Machine Learning Is Augmenting Human Intelligence

May 20, 2019 |

IDC estimates worldwide data volume is set to rise by 61% between 2018 and 2025 – eventually reaching 175 zettabytes – with much of this generated by businesses. Read more…

What’s Behind Lyft’s Choices in Big Data Tech

May 10, 2019 |

Lyft was a late entrant to the ride-sharing business model, at least compared to its competitor Uber, which pioneered the concept and remains the largest provider. That delay in starting out actually gave Lyft a bit of an advantage in terms of architecting its big data infrastructure in the cloud, as it was able to sidestep some of the challenges that Uber faced in building out its on-prem system. Read more…

Big Data Challenges of Industry 4.0

Apr 25, 2019 |

The original Industrial Revolution, which straddled the second half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century, transformed the world as mechanized, engine-powered production processes and tools replaced manual methods. Read more…

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