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H2O.ai Tops Off Funding to Accelerate AI Adoption

Aug 20, 2019 |

Every company should become an AI company, according to Sri Ambati, the founder and CEO of H2O.ai. With $72.5 million in additional funding announced today and a new release of its autoML solution, Driverless AI, Ambati is making the case that H2O.ai should be the vehicle to get them there. Read more…

Is Python Strangling R to Death?

Aug 15, 2019 |

As programming languages go, there’s no denying that Python is hot. Originally created as a general-purpose scripting language, Python somehow became the most popular language for data science. But is Python’s fame coming at the expense of R? Read more…

Three Pillars of Stellar Service Provider Customer Experience

Aug 14, 2019 |

Would it be a surprise to learn that recent studies show 89% of companies today compete primarily on the basis of customer experience, more than doubling since 2010?

Digital service providers who meet subscribers’ needs for frictionless, personalized digital experiences perform 120% better in the market than those who do not, according to Watermark’s CX ROI Study. Read more…

Re-Imagining Big Data in a Post-Hadoop World

Aug 12, 2019 |

In the big data battle for architectural supremacy, the cloud is clearly winning and Hadoop is clearly losing. Customers are shying away from investing in monolithic Hadoop clusters in favor of more nimble (if not less expensive) cloud platforms. Read more…

Big Data Yields Progress in Social Good

Aug 9, 2019 |

In addition to driving profitability and growth for business, big data holds the potential to improve people’s lives in more humanitarian ways. One company that’s doing more than most in this arena is IBM, which last month provided an update on the Science for Social Good initiative that it started three years ago. Read more…

Data Catalogs Seen as Difference Makers in Big Data

Aug 7, 2019 |

You can’t get insights using big data techniques without the data. That much is clear. But where, exactly, is the data you need? Where does it reside, and how can you get access to it? Read more…

The Anatomy of AI: Understanding Data Processing Tasks

Aug 6, 2019 |

So you’re collecting lots of data with the intention to automate decision-making through the strategic use of machine learning. That’s great! But as your data scientists and data engineers quickly realize, building a production AI system is a lot easier said than done, and there are many steps to master before you get that ML magic. Read more…

CDO 4.0 Arrives with Product Focus: Gartner

Jul 31, 2019 |

Harnessing data and analytics within the construct of impactful products will be the focus of the latest incarnation of the chief data officer, CDO 4.0, the Gartner Research Board announced today. Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Jul 31, 2019 |

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it’s just better when data is closer. Read more…

Four Steps Enterprises Can Take to Create a Data-Driven Work Culture

Jul 25, 2019 |

In the latest installment of the annual NewVantage Partners Big Data and AI Executive Survey of blue-chip organizations, it was discovered that:

  • Only 31% of the organizations surveyed have succeeded in creating a data-driven enterprise
  • 1% say business adoption of big data and AI initiatives remains a major challenge
  • 95% blame company culture

Was I surprised to see these stats? Read more…

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