Tag: big data

Ethical Data Science Is Good Data Science

Jun 22, 2018 |

There’s no doubt about it: The future will be machine driven, and central to this future are the advanced algorithms, which are fueled by the data they’re trained on. Every ad you see, every car driving itself, every medical diagnosis provided by a machine will be based on your data – Read more…

Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

Jun 21, 2018 |

When Helen Arnold agreed to move 6,000 miles from Germany to Mountain View to head up SAP Data Network, the longtime SAP executive faced some big challenges. Not only was she bootstrapping a data analytics software firm to help Fortune 1000 clients digitally transform themselves – a sizable hurdle in its own right — Read more…

Power Laws and the Never-Ending Big Data Boom

Jun 20, 2018 |

We’re about a decade into the big data boom, which may seem like a lifetime for those who have worked through it. But in many ways, we’re just getting started with what big data and AI technology is capable of giving us, Forrester principal analyst Brian Hopkins said at Hortonworks DataWorks Summit yesterday. Read more…

Does Open Source Boost Security? Hortonworks Says Yes

Jun 19, 2018 |

Organizations are best served security-wise if they favor and adopt open source technology — especially enterprise open source — over proprietary alternatives, according to Hortonworks. However, not everybody agrees that open source software intrinsically is more secure. Read more…

Can Blockchain Help ML and AI?

Jun 13, 2018 |

It can be difficult not to get caught up in the hype surrounding blockchain and cryptocurrencies, such as the notoriously volatile Bitcoin. “They will completely revolutionize the world!” (or so we’re told). Read more…

Sumo Logic Broadens Reach Into Modern Machine Data

Jun 12, 2018 |

Sumo Logic today announced a range of new features in its cloud-based analytics platform that should improve its customers’ capability to glean operational and security insights from machine data emanating from modern applications. Read more…

Why Security Pros Need To Think Like Data Gurus

Jun 12, 2018 |

In the information security space, innovation is the name of the game. When your adversary ups her game, you must take steps to improve yours too. But according to security experts, today’s cyber threats have grown so sophisticated that security professionals must develop data science and data engineering skills if they’re going to protect our digital byways. Read more…

How Brick and Mortar Retailers Can Avoid Getting Amazoned With Big Data

Jun 1, 2018 |

It’s a merger that touches the lives of every one of us in some way.

Amazon’s deal to buy Whole Foods captured the imagination of the financial world as well as a global audience. Read more…

Danger and Difficulty Temper Data’s Huge Potential

May 17, 2018 |

It has been called the new oil, the new currency, the new religion. It is data, of course, and it’s having a monumental impact on how we build business systems in the 21st century. Read more…

Ensuring Iron-Clad Algorithmic Accountability in the GDPR Era

May 7, 2018 |

Artificial intelligence’s “black boxes” are about to be blown wide open, whether or not the data science world is ready for it.

That’s because AI’s algorithmic models are in the bullseye of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25. Read more…

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