Tag: COVID-19

Three Ways Portable Data Skills Provide Job Security In 2022

The global COVID-19 pandemic ushered in many structural changes within our society, chief among them being the Great Resignation. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that the main reasons why employees ha Read more…

Three Ways Companies Can Cope with the AI and Analytics Talent Crunch

With inflation in the United States at a 40-year high and unemployment near a 50-year low, these are tough times to attract and retain employees in just about every sector. When you add the growing demand for talent in h Read more…

ThoughtSpot Prepares for Next Decade of Data

ThoughtSpot turns 10 next month, a birthday that seems at odds with the enormous changes the data analytics company has lived through the past three years. Here at its Beyond 2022 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thought Read more…

How Point-of-Interest Data Can Alleviate Supply Chain Pains and Help Rebuild Economies

Pandemic-fueled lockdowns and disruptions in transportation systems hit the supply chain and logistics industry hard. From empty shelves to skyrocketing prices, disrupted supply chains have brought on inflation all over Read more…

Meet Susan Gregurick, a Datanami Person to Watch for 2022

Data science is not only important for business and commerce at large--it's also critical to the physical health and well-being of our country. The COVID-19 pandemic showed that clearly. One of the federal officials invo Read more…

Using Big Data to Prevent a Future Health Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the world like a slow-moving wrecking ball. Despite warnings back in December of 2019, it wasn't until mid-March of 2020 that governments were forced to take decisive action to slow the spread o Read more…

The Search for Better COVID Data Is Not Over

From a public health perspective, the past 23 months have been, shall we say, eventful in the United States. More than 70 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker, an Read more…

Security, Privacy, and Governance at the Data Crossroads in ‘22

Keeping a handle on your growing pile of data isn’t easy in the best of circumstances. Luckily, we live in a world full of COVID-19, GDPR, a looming Metaverse, and the Great Resignation, which keeps the purveyors of se Read more…

Google Cloud Attacks Supply Chain Crisis with Digital Twin

From toilet paper and sanitizers to breakfast cereals and cars, Americans have grown accustomed to supply chain disruptions during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While the causes of the disruptions are varied and complex Read more…

Most AWS Analytics Customers Will Go Serverless, VP Says

Serverless computing has become the latest battleground as cloud service providers compete to make their offerings as simple to use as possible. AWS is right in the game too, launching a slew of serverless offerings at t Read more…

AWS re:Invents the In-Person Conference

After two years of Zoom calls and virtual conferences, a little bit of human interaction is in order. That much was plainly evident in Las Vegas this week, as tens of thousands of folks descended upon the AWS re:Invent c Read more…

Conquering the Data Fragmentation Problem in Our Newly Wired World

Ever since COVID-19 gripped the world last year, one thing has become abundantly clear: the way we work has changed irrevocably. We proved that long-term remote work can be effective and many of us are unlikely to go bac Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouse Migration a Group Effort for UK’s Co-op

It’s not unheard of for customers to spend several years and tens of millions of dollars trying to migrate from one data warehouse to another. It’s also not uncommon for these exercises to fail. But for the Co-op Gro Read more…

Deepgram Summit to Explore Voice Tech from Covid to NASA

Deepgram, founded in 2015, bills itself as the developer of “the fastest, most accurate, most reliable, most scalable speech to text API.” It’s no surprise, then, that the company wants to showcase all the differen Read more…

Digital Transformation Trumped Data During COVID: KPMG

The COVID-19 pandemic supercharged digital transformation initiatives at companies around the world, as the corporate version of the “fight or flight” syndrome kicked into high gear last year. Despite the real progre Read more…

Deep Learning Targets Drug Combos for COVID-19

Using computational biology to identify individual therapeutics that might prove effective in the fight against COVID-19 is already a daunting task, with billions of candidate molecules. Throw drug combinations into the Read more…

The Flow of Data: What Internal Workflows Look Like for the Media and Entertainment Industries

To say that creative organisations will revert back to operating in the exact same ways they once did prior to the Covid-19 pandemic is a very unlikely statement. In the past year, fully cloud-based operations and hybrid Read more…

An Interactive Analytics Whiteboard for COVID Times

COVID has been a boon for remote work and technologies that support it. Zoom, for instance, has more than doubled its stock price. But when it comes to enabling data analysts and data scientists to work together in real 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…

Shrinking the Education Gap in Data Science

There’s a growing mismatch between the growth of data and the growth of data skills and knowledge. The former is increasing at a healthy rate, while the latter is struggling to keep up. One outfit that’s hoping to c Read more…

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